This release was issued under a previous government.
Peter J. Greenways pleaded guilty to two counts under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act related to improper transportation of hazardous waste.
Greenways was fined $50,000 for the offences, of which $7,500 will be used to fund a two-sided poster on spill procedures that will be distributed to Mill Creek-area businesses by the Government of Alberta and the City of Edmonton.
The conviction relates to events that occurred between August 2007 and May 2012. Greenways is also prohibited from possessing or transporting hazardous waste or hazardous recyclables in a public place; or purchasing or acquiring any hazardous waste or hazardous recyclables, for a period of two years.