Washington County Contractor Guilty of Illegally Dumping

(May 22, 2014) – KPB Press Release – Robert Semulka (9/9/1967) from Washington, PA plead guilty and was fined $2101.50 for illegally dumping trash at two locations in Canton Township. A third incident of dumping by Semulka, also in Canton Township, is awaiting an outcome. Evidence was found by Canton Township Code Enforcement Officer, Chris Hammett who traced it back to Semulka, a local contractor.

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’ Surveillance Support Program Aids in Illegal Dumping Convictions in Armstrong and Indiana Counties

(May 1, 2014) – KPB Press Release – As a result of increased enforcement measures in Armstrong and Indiana counties, there were two citations issued recently. On April 3, Thomas Jay Buchner of Lutheran Church Road in Spring Church, Armstrong County, was cited for scattering rubbish upon land and stream within Armstrong County. Buchner plead guilty, was ordered to clean up the dumped trash, pay for proper disposal, and was fined $241. The other incident occurred in Indiana County. The perpetrator was a juvenile.

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