No. 11-30572.

681 F.3d 232 (2012)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. J. Jeffrey PRUETT; Louisiana Land & Water Company; LWC Management Company, Incorporated, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

May 15, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Josette Louise Cassiere , Asst. U.S. Atty. (argued), Earl M. Campbell , Shreveport, LA, John Luther Smeltzer , U.S. Dept. of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Div., Washington, DC, Thomas C. Walsh, Jr. , Alexandria, LA, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Michael Allyn Stroud (argued), Wiener, Weiss & Madison, A.P.C., Shreveport, LA, for Defendants-Appellants.

Before KING, BARKSDALE and PRADO, Circuit Judges.


Defendants-Appellants J. Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co., and LWC Management, who own and operate numerous wastewater treatment facilities, were charged with knowingly violating the Clean Water Act. After a ten-day trial, Defendants-Appellants were convicted on multiple counts. They now appeal their convictions and sentences. For the reasons stated herein, we AFFIRM.


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