Gasoline Release Results in Environmental Charges Against Five Companies

After an investigation into the release of gasoline at a gas station, the government laid charges against five companies under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, including releasing or permitting the release into the environment of a substance that causes or may cause a significant adverse effect and failing to report the release to the proper authorities as soon as it occurred [Gas Plus Inc., Handel Transport (Northern) Ltd., Handel Transport Ltd., Tank Testers Plus Inc., and Tri-Con Transport Ltd., Govt. News Release, March 29, 2012].