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March 19, 2014

Tonawanda Coke ordered to pay $12.5M in fines; official jailed

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Tonawanda Coke was sentenced to: • $5.5 million fines for the Clean Air Act Violations -- the maximum allowed • $7 million for the Resource Recovery and Conservation Act violations • $12.2 million in community service projects as part of a five-year probation • $5,600 special assessment fee Former environmental compliance manager Mark Kamholz was sentenced to: • One year and one day in prison • $20,000 fine • One year supervised release • 100 hours of community service in Tonawanda or Grand Island • He is also barred from holding an environmental compliance position

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