Mass. recycler convicted of failing to report toxic waste

Mar 31, 2014 | 01:54 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  metal recycler, Paul Lukashuk, Luke's Refining & Smelting, Martha Coakley, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — A metal recycler has been convicted of failing to report the presence of contaminants at a Massachusetts scrapyard that were uncovered by a potential buyer.

Paul Lukashuk of Paragould, Ark., who operated Luke’s Refining & Smelting Inc. in Leominster and Sterling, Mass., was sentenced to 18 months in jail, suspended for a probationary period of five years, following a three-day jury trial at Worcester Superior Court,....





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