Zhejiang Province

Plant owner jailed for discharging industrial sewage into flush toilet

Date of Release: 
Dec 16 2015

A plant owner was sentenced to one year in prison for discharging industrial wastewater into a flush toilet, a court in east China's Zhejiang Province said Wednesday.

The owner, surnamed Xia, was also fined around 2,000 yuan (320 U.S. dollars) for posing a risk to the local environment, according to the People's Court of Ouhai District, Wenzhou City.

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