Edmonton dry cleaner first person in Canada to get jail sentence for using dangerous chemicals

Date: February 26, 2016 Author: Working Knowledge Categories: Latest
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An Edmonton businessman has become the first person in Canada to get a jail sentence on a conviction under environmental laws governing the use of carcinogens in dry cleaning. 

Ali Eldin, 68, was handed a four-month conditional sentence Tuesday to be served in the community, after pleading guilty to five Canadian Environmental Protection Act offences relating to the use of tetrachloroethylene, which is also known as perchloroethylene or PERC Read More