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U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Tennessee (Knoxville)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:02-cr-00076-1


Case title: USA v. American Ecology

Date Filed: 07/01/2002
Date Terminated: 08/08/2002

Assigned to: Honorable James H Jarvis

Defendant (1)
American Ecology Recycle Center, Inc
TERMINATED: 08/08/2002
represented byCharles W Fels
Ritchie, Fels & Dillard, PC
P O Box 1126
Knoxville, TN 37901-1126
865-637-0661
TERMINATED: 08/08/2002
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David M Eldridge
Eldridge & Blakney, PC
400 West Church Avenue
Suite 101
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-544-2010
Fax: 865-544-2015
Email: deldridge@eblaw.us
TERMINATED: 08/08/2002
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Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
42:6928.F [42:6928 (d)(2)(A)] DID STORE HAZARDOUS WASTE, WATER TREATMENT SLUDGE (D007 AND D008) CONTAINING CHROMIUM AND LEAD AND WASTE COMPACTOR SLUDGE (D007, D008 AND D0010) CONTAINING CHROMIUM, LEAD AND SELENIUM, WITHOUT A PERMIT
(1)
$10,000.00 fines and $400.00 special assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byGuy W Blackwell
Law Office of Guy Blackwell
138 Saylor Road
Gray, TN 37615
423-557-3924
Fax: 423-753-5846
Email: GWBlawoffice@comcast.net
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Date Filed #Docket Text
07/01/2002MOTION to seal case by USA as to American Ecology Recycle Center, Inc C/S (DHJ) (Entered: 07/05/2002)
07/01/2002ORDER by Mag Judge Thomas W. Phillips granting motion to seal case [1-1]; case shall remain sealed until deft has made his initial appearance (filed on 7/3/02) (cc: all counsel) (DHJ) Modified on 07/05/2002 (Entered: 07/05/2002)
07/01/2002SEALED INFORMATION by USA charging American Ecology Ctr (3) count(s) 1 (dhj) (SEALED) (Entered: 07/05/2002)
07/09/2002  NOTICE OF HEARING before Honorable James H. Jarvis ; plea to information hearing set for 1:15 8/7/02 for American Ecology Ctr (cc: all counsel) (dhj) (SEALED) (Entered: 07/09/2002)
08/08/2002FACTUAL BASIS as to defendant American Ecology Ctr (jn) (SEALED) Modified on 08/12/2002 (Entered: 08/12/2002)
08/08/2002PLEA AGREEMENT as to American Ecology Ctr (jn) (SEALED) Modified on 08/12/2002 (Entered: 08/12/2002)
08/08/2002CTRM MINUTES: before Honorable James H. Jarvis plea to information hearing held, Charles Fels and David Eldridge present. David Eldridge sworn and files written consent of directors of American Ecology Ctr. guilty plea entered as to count 1; $10,000.00 fines and $400.00 special assessment due immediately , terminating party American Ecology Ctr , case terminated CR: Jolene Owen CD: J Norwood (JAN) (Entered: 08/12/2002)
08/08/2002  RECEIPT #26281 in the amount $10,400.00 paid by American Ecology Corp; $400.00 for special assessment and $10,000 for restitution (ADA) (Entered: 09/18/2002)
08/21/2002JUDGMENT by Honorable James H. Jarvis issued as to American Ecology Ctr O.B. 190 Pg 80 (cc: all counsel) (NGW) (Entered: 08/21/2002)
01/07/2003TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 8/8/02 before Judge Jarvis CR: Jolene Owen as to deft American Ecology Center (DHJ) (Entered: 01/08/2003)