BROOKLYN MAN AND COMPANY PLEAD TO ILLEGAL ASBESTOS REMOVAL
20 years ago
Salvatore Napalitano and his company, ECCO Construction Inc., both of Brooklyn, N.Y., pleaded guilty on Feb. 12, in U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut in New Haven to violating the Clean Air Act. Documents submitted at the time of the plea agreement indicated that Napalitano and ECCO conspired with others to illegally use unskilled workers to avoid the cost of proper asbestos abatement at a former YMCA building in New Haven in 1997. When sentenced, Napalitano faces a maximum sentence of up to five years in prison and/or a fine of up to $250,000. ECCO faces a maximum fine of up to $500,000. The case was investigated by EPA’s Criminal Investigation Division and is being prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Date sent: Tue, 23 Feb 1999 12:33:55 -0500 (EST)Blog