May 8, 1991 |
A Signal Hill oil recycling firm and two other companies were the targets of a daylong search Tuesday by state and local investigators seeking evidence that the recycling firm illegally shipped and stored toxic wastes, officials said. Three locations of Petroleum Recycling Corp., which treats waste oil for resale as ship bunker fuel, were searched by an environmental strike force headed by the Signal Hill Police Department and the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.
February 13, 1992 |
The district attorney's office has filed criminal charges against a Signal Hill oil recycling company, alleging that the firm illegally stored more than 175,000 gallons of hazardous oil waste in a tank at an abandoned oil refinery in Long Beach. Petroleum Recycling Corp. will be arraigned Feb. 19 in Long Beach Municipal Court on one felony count of illegally storing hazardous waste and one misdemeanor count of storing hazardous waste without a permit, said Deputy Dist. Atty. Joseph P.
March 12, 1992
A lawyer representing a Signal Hill oil recycling company pleaded innocent this week to charges that the firm illegally stored more than 200,000 gallons of flammable liquid oil waste at an abandoned refinery in Long Beach. Petroleum Recycling Corp. was charged last month with one felony count of illegally storing hazardous waste and a misdemeanor count of storing hazardous waste without a permit, Deputy Dist. Atty. David Guthman said. Long Beach Municipal Court Judge Bradford L.
November 17, 1994 |
Petroleum Recycling Corp. of Signal Hill and three of its executives have been cleared of charges that they let toxic rainwater run off their parking lot and into city streets in 1993. The 38-count criminal complaint was dismissed for lack of evidence last week by Long Beach Superior Court Judge Richard R. Romero. Petroleum Recycling and its officials--President Richard Davis McAuley, compliance officer Ronald R.
April 7, 1994
Three executives of a crude-oil cleaning and storage facility have pleaded innocent to charges that they dumped toxic rainwater onto city streets in 1993. A hearing was scheduled for April 25 in Long Beach Municipal Court for the Petroleum Recycling Corp. officials--Richard Davis McAuley, president; Ronald R. Daerr, compliance officer; and Mark James Vigeant, plant manager.
January 20, 1994
Three officers of a crude-oil cleaning and storage facility here have been charged with dumping toxic rainwater onto city streets. The district attorney's office filed a 38-count felony and misdemeanor complaint against Petroleum Recycling Corp., President Richard Davis McAuley, compliance officer Ronald R. Daerr and plant manager Mark James Vigeant.