For Immediate Release
June 22, 2009
Attorney Daniel J. Licata
Attorney General Kelly A. Ayotte and Special Agent-in-Charge Michael Hubbard of the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Criminal Investigation Division announce that on Friday, June 19, 2009, Robert Fraiser (Age 61) of Kingston, NH was charged with three misdemeanor offenses relating to violations of New Hampshire's Waste Disposal laws. The charges allege that Mr. Fraiser, as the owner of a property on which a septic system was installed, knowingly failed to follow a septic design plan approved by the Department of Environmental Services ("DES"); purposely solicited Brett P. Berube, a septic system installer, to install a septic system in violation of the DES-approved plan; and purposely attempted to mislead a DES inspector sent to determine whether the installed system complied with the DES-approved plan.
The charges are the result of a cooperative investigation involving the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office, the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Criminal Investigation Division, and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services.
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