The Crackdown On Crime In The Suites

A federal commission is ready to read business the riot act

Evidence at his 1990 trial showed that John Borowski ordered his employees to dump toxic wastes down a sewer. A judge sentenced Borowski to two years in jail and fined him $400,000. The president of metal-finisher Borjohn Optical Technology Inc. in Burlington, Mass., thus became the first person ever convicted under the four-year-old "knowing endangerment" provision of the Clean Water Act.

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