Houston Business Owner Sent to Prison & Fined for OSHA Violations

The former president of Port Arthur Chemical and Environmental Services, LLC (PACES) has been sentenced for occupational safety crimes which resulted in employee deaths. Matthew Lawrence Bowman, 41, of Houston, pleaded guilty on May 9, 2013, to violating the Occupational Safety and Health Act and making a false statement.  He was sentenced to a year in federal prison Monday by U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone. Bowman was also ordered to pay fines in the amount of $5,000. Bowman admitted [...]