The owners of e-scrap processor Total Reclaim have been sentenced to 28 months in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges related to their export of LCD devices to Hong Kong.
The Basel Action Network exports watchdog group and Canadian e-scrap company Electronic Recycling Association have ended their legal battle, shortly after a judge tossed out some of the processor’s claims.
In new court filings seeking cleanup funds, two warehouse owners have named over 40 e-scrap companies they say contributed to what became the largest CRT glass stockpile in U.S. history. The landlords invoke Superfund law in their suits.
Oregon regulators announced they’ve settled a case against e-scrap processor Total Reclaim, centered on the company misleading customers about how devices were being handled. The company had previously acknowledged the settlement.
When Global Environmental Services failed, the processor left CRT messes at multiple sites in two states. Years later, with the former owner in prison, government officials are nearing the last of the warehouse cleanups.