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More Information revealed following Mahoney’s Auto Mall hazardous waste Indictments

Recently, Mahoney’s Auto Mall and employee Andrew Fuller in Potsdam, New York, were indicted for burying 55-gallon drums full of used oil, containers of used oil filters and tires, totaling 140 gallons of hazardous substances. The hazardous waste was discovered buried on the auto dealership’s property, which led to 12 counts of felony third-degree endangering public health, safety or the environment, and eight counts of misdemeanor fourth-degree endangering public health, safety or the environment. “Failing to properly dispose of hazardous material jeopardizes the health of New Yorkers and the surrounding environment,” Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said in his press release. “We will continue to hold ... Read More

Auto Dealer Indicted for Illegal Disposal of Oil Containing Benzene

Mahoney’s Auto Mall in Potsdam, New York, has been accused of burying hazardous substances on the property of the business. The accusations, which first surfaced in June of 2014, include allegations that Mahoney’s buried drums of used oil and containers of used oil filters. The state executed a search warrant on July 21, 2014, that allowed excavation of Mahoney’s property to see what was underground. The excavation uncovered four 55-gallon drums with about 142 gallons of liquid, piles of used oil filters, and about 20 tires. Lab tests confirmed that the liquid in the 55-gallon drums contained benzene as well as other hazardous substances. “Failing ... Read More