Posted Sep 11, 2019 7:57 pm PDT
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Anchorage grand jury has indicted an oilfield service firm and an organization supervisor for assault in reference to the discharge of chemical compounds 5 years in the past.
The Alaska lawyer basic stated Wednesday Baker Hughes Inc., its subsidiaries and the supervisor face 25 felony counts.
The businesses resist $2.5 million in fines if convicted. The supervisor, if convicted, faces as much as 20 years in jail and a effective as much as $250,00zero.
Baker Hughes didn’t instantly return a voicemail message in search of remark.
The indictment says a development crew was repeatedly uncovered to chemical releases from a chemical switch facility in Kenai.
It says the businesses and the supervisor failed to offer security info and reply to repeated complaints till employees went to the hospital.
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