airline fined $8 million over toxic hazard - 55 gallon drum
American Airlines admit to illegally storing a 55-
A bucket of flammable pesticides and other hazardous chemicals at Miami airport and agreed to pay $8million fine.
Even after Miami, the airline kept the pesticide dioxamine in a storage area-
Dade County fire officials told Americans to throw it away when some fires spill out and cause a fire, U. S. Atty.
Said Thomas Scott.
Scott said this is the first major event in the United States. S.
The airline pleaded guilty to federal dangerous Airlineswaste felony.
"This is not our proudest day," said Don Carty, chairman and chief executive of AMR Corp, the parent company of the United States.
Stock fell $1.
Close at $67. 25 on the NYSE.