City of Cleveland Awarded $5.9M in Restitution from Man Who Violated Clean Air Act

A Cleveland man who knowingly demolished a building with asbestos was found guilty today by the U.S. District Court – Northern District of Ohio of violating the Clean Air Act and illegal dumping. “This is the very first case that the City of Cleveland Environmental Crimes Task Force addressed. This case is the reason the Task Force was organized,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson.