Miami Person Pleads Guilty in Smuggling CFCs after Arrest In and Extradition from Costa Rica

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Sunday, September 1, 1996
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
12
Issue: 
9
363-364
Abstract: 
On July 19, 1996, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Bruce Burrell, a Miami resident, pleaded guilty to conspiracy in the smuggling of 285 tons of ozone-deleting chlorofluoro-carbons into the U.S., violations of the Clean Air Act by importing CFC-12 without obtaining required consumption allowances for the chemicals from EPA, and to evasions of federal excise taxes on the compound ... [more]