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Ohio Attorney General announces indictment for Environmental Enterprises after 2012 fire

By Mark Iandolo | Jan 12, 2016

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that Environmental Enterprises Inc. has been indicted by a Hamilton County grand jury over a fire that resulted in an employee fatality.

The indictment charges the company with nine counts that stem from the 2012 fire at the company’s Spring Grove Avenue facility. Zachary Henzerling, a 20-year-old employee, was treating hazardous waste at the facility and died during the fire. The charges include involuntary manslaughter, reckless homicide, tampering with records, tampering with evidence and violating the terms of a solid waste license. Two of the company's managers, Gerald E. Nocks and Kyle M. Duffens, also were indicted.

Various major governmental agencies participated in the case, including Attorney General DeWine’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Environmental Enforcement Unit; the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s Special Investigations Unit; and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Criminal Investigative Division.

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