CLOSED, ECF

U.S. District Court
District of New Hampshire (Concord)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:05-cr-00285-SM-1


Case title: USA v. Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc.

Date Filed: 12/15/2005
Date Terminated: 05/15/2006

Assigned to: Chief Judge Steven J. McAuliffe

Defendant (1)
Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc.
TERMINATED: 05/15/2006
represented byPeter G. Beeson
Devine Millimet & Branch PA (Manchester)
111 Amherst St
Manchester, NH 03101
603 669-1000
Email: pbeeson@devinemillimet.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
33:1321(b)(3)and 33:1319(c)(1)(A) NEGLIGENT DISCHARGE OF A HARMFUL QUANTITY OF OIL INTO A WATER OF THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Fine of $10,000; Special Assessment of $250.00 - all due immediately in a lump sum payment.
33:1311(a) and 1319(c)(1)(A) NEGLIGENT DISCHARGE OF A POLLUTANT THROUGH A POINT SOURCE TO WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES WITHOUT A PERMIT
(2)
Fine of $10,000; Special Assessment of $250.00 - all due immediately in a lump sum payment.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byAlfred J.T. Rubega
US Attorney's Office (NH)
53 Pleasant St, 4th Flr
Concord, NH 03301-0001
603 225-1552
Email: alfred.rubega@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
12/15/20051Misdemeanor INFORMATION as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc. (1) count(s) 1, 2. Original document available in clerks office.(jgb, ) (Entered: 12/21/2005)
12/15/20052PLEA AGREEMENT as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc.. (jgb, ) (Entered: 12/21/2005)
12/15/20053Praecipe for Summons by USA as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc.. (jgb, ) (Entered: 12/21/2005)
12/15/2005  NOTICE. This case has been designated for Electronic Case Filing. All further submissions shall be filed in compliance with the Administrative Procedures for Electronic Case Filing. (jgb, ) (Entered: 12/21/2005)
12/21/20054 Assented to MOTION to Reassign Case by Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc.. (Beeson, Peter) (Entered: 12/21/2005)
12/21/20055NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Peter G. Beeson appearing for Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc.. (Beeson, Peter) (Entered: 12/21/2005)
12/21/20056Disclosure Statement by Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc. disclosing parent companies, and merger agreement. (Beeson, Peter) (Entered: 12/21/2005)
12/27/2005  ENDORSED ORDER granting 4 Assented to MOTION to Reassign Case as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc. (1). Text of Order: Granted So Ordered by Judge James R. Muirhead. (jgb, ) (Entered: 12/27/2005)
12/27/2005  Case as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc. reassigned to Judge Steven J. McAuliffe. Reason for Reassignment: Motion by defendant counsel - Granted. (jgb, ) (Entered: 12/27/2005)
01/13/2006  Summons Issued as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc. Initial Appearance set for 1/30/2006 10:30 AM before Chief Judge Steven J. McAuliffe. Waiver & Plea Hearing set for 1/30/2006 10:30 AM before Chief Judge Steven J. McAuliffe. (jab, ) (Entered: 01/13/2006)
01/20/20067Summons Returned Executed on 1/18/06 as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc. (jab, ) (Entered: 01/20/2006)
01/30/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Steven J. McAuliffe :PLEA to Information HEARING held on 1/30/2006 as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc. (1): Defendant pleads Guilty to Counts 1 and 2 of the Information. Court accepts plea. Defendant requests a stay in the civil case (05-cv-446-SM) re: compliance with the stipulation until the time of sentencing - no objection by the government. Court orders the civil (stipulation and order) compliances be extended to on or about May 15, 2006. Court defers acceptance of specific sentence until the time of sentencing. (Court Reporter: Diane Churas) (Govt Atty: Alfred Rubega) (Defts Atty: Peter Beeson, Dan Will (David Kerr appearing o/b/o the corporation)) (USP: Cathy Battistelli)(Total Hearing Time: 35 minutes) (jab, ) (Entered: 01/30/2006)
01/30/2006  NOTICE OF HEARING as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc.: Sentencing set for 5/15/2006 10:30 AM before Chief Judge Steven J. McAuliffe. (jab, ) (Entered: 01/30/2006)
01/30/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Steven J. McAuliffe :INITIAL APPEARANCE as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc. held on 1/30/2006. Defendant sworn and advised of rights & charges. (Court Reporter: Diane Churas) (Govt Atty: Alfred Rubega) (Defts Atty: Peter Beeson, Dan Will) (USP: Cathy Battistelli)(Total Hearing Time: 02) (jab, ) (Entered: 02/03/2006)
05/15/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Steven J. McAuliffe :SENTENCING held on 5/15/2006 for Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc. (1) Count 1,2Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc. (1) Sentenced on Count 1,2. Court lifts stay in the civil case (05-cv-4446-SM). (Court Reporter: Diane Churas) (Govt Atty: Alfred Rubega) (Defts Atty: Peter B eeson, Daniel Will) (USP: Cathy Battistelli)(Total Hearing Time: 10 minutes) (jab, ) (Entered: 05/15/2006)
05/15/20068JUDGMENT as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc. (1), Count(s) 1, 2: Fine of $10,000; Special Assessment of $250.00 - all due immediately in a lump sum payment. So Ordered by Judge Steven J. McAuliffe. (jab, ) (Entered: 05/15/2006)
05/17/2006  LEDGER Entry as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc.: Fine paid in full, amount $10,000. Original ledger retained by financial division. (jab, ) (Entered: 05/17/2006)
05/17/2006  LEDGER Entry as to Algonquin Power Systems-NH, Inc.: Special Assessment paid in full, amount $250.00. Original ledger retained by financial division. (jab, ) (Entered: 05/17/2006)
12/02/2008  File located at National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Waltham, MA. Transfer No. 021-09-0008, Location No. A80165, Box No. 8 (tmh) (Entered: 12/02/2008)