December 16, 2008 in City

Man sentenced for meth lab disposal

Associated Press
 
Video: Dump site
The Spokesman-Review photo

EPA contract workers on March 23, 2007, remove containers of toxic materials stored illegally in a garage on Loma Drive in Spokane. The owner of the house said her son was storing the materials.
(Full-size photo)

Previous coverage
March 24, 2007:Toxics found at house

Robert Wayne Webb was sentenced to a year in prison for improperly storing hazardous waste from meth labs in Rathdrum, Idaho, and a Spokane home.

A federal judge in Idaho also sentenced Webb to pay $71,246.79 in restitution and serve three years probation. Webb pleaded guilty last Sept. 29.

Webb’s company, Aalliance Environmental Inc., performed meth lab cleanups throughout the Pacific Northwest under various federal contracts. A federal investigation found he failed to properly store the wastes. An EPA investigation found 71 containers of hazardous waste inside a garage in Spokane.

© Copyright 2008 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


Thoughts and opinions on this story? Click here to comment >>

Get stories like this in a free daily email