Violation Tracker Individual Record

Smith Chrome Plating
November 14, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that James L. Christian, age 54, of Walla Walla, Washington and Smith Chrome Plating, Inc., an incorporated business located in Walla Walla, Washington, were sentenced for criminal violations of the Clean Water Act. The Honorable Fred Van Sickle sentenced Defendant Christian to a five-year term of probation, subject to a four-month term of home confinement and 200 hours of community service. Judge Van Sickle also sentenced Defendant Smith Chrome Plating, Inc., to a five-year term of probation and imposed a fine of $15,000 to be paid in installments.

Level of Government: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
Facility State: 
Facility City: 
Walla Walla
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