ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – A man and two businesses in Alaska were sentenced to three years probation and fined $ 35,000 for violating the Clean Air Act involving asbestos work at a shopping mall more five years ago, a judge said.
The work was carried out at the Northern Lights Center in Anchorage, the former location of an REI store. Reports of potential asbestos exposure at the time shut the store down for a day in 2015, authorities said.
U.S. District Court Judge Joshua Kindred on Friday sentenced Tae Ryung Yoon, 64, to probation, fined him $ 35,000 and said he owed $ 30,000 in compensation for the medical follow-up of the four workers who claimed to have been exposed to asbestos, the Anchorage Daily News reported.
The owners of Yoo Jin Management Company Ltd. and Mush Inn Corp….
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