Tonawanda News — The defendants face a maximum sentence of more than $200 million in fines and 75 years in prison for Kamholz. The government has recommended that Tonawanda Coke fund nearly $12.8 million in community service projects, including an $11 million health epidemiology study and $700,000 for soil and water testing.
The recommendation also includes a $44.3 million criminal fine, a five-year probation, a remedial investigation of the coal field and the implementation of an environmental compliance plan.
Prosecutors have recommended that Kamholz be sentenced to a term of six to eight years in prison and pay a fine of $250,000.
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