USA: Florida companies that violate pollution laws negotiate their way out of paying fines

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9 March 2004

Corporations [in Florida] cut deals to avoid pollution penalties

Author: PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility)

Corporations who violate pollution laws in Florida are almost always able to negotiate their way out of paying fines, according to a report released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).

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Article
1 March 2004

[PDF] full report: "Let’s Make A Deal: Corporate Avoidance of Pollution Penalties in Florida"

Author: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)

[companies mentioned include Anderson Columbia, Florida Coastal Tires, Jefferson Smurfit, Millenium Specialty Chemicals, Perry Lumber, Price Brothers, Dupont Maxville]

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