For Immediate Release - April 29, 2013

Robert enters not guilty pleas on environmental charges

A North Adams man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on several charges.  63 year old GLENN A. ROBERT (47 Washington Avenue) appeared before Judge Daniel Ford. 

ROBERT had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on one (1) count of VIOLATION OF THE NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENT OF A RELEASE OR THREAT OF RELEASE OF OIL OR HAZARDOUS WASTE, one (1) count of ILLEGAL DISPOSAL OF HAZARDOUS WASTE and one (1) count of DISCHARGING A POLLUTANT INTO THE WATERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH.  Judge Ford released him on personal recognizance. 

It is alleged that ROBERT spilled approximately 20 gallons of diesel fuel in North Adams on October 15, 2012.

The investigation was conducted by investigators assigned to the Department of Environmental Protection.