NYACK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A fast-food restaurant has been fined $1,500 after inspectors said a worker dumped “soda sludge” into a pit leading to a storm drain.
Rockland County inspectors told the Board of Health on Wednesday that the worker in Nyack improperly disposed of foul-smelling residue from a soda machine.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Child Shot In Chest In Brooklyn
One inspector said the storm drain bore a “thick coating of a grease-like substance.”
The state Department of Environmental Conservation issued the ticket. Only water is allowed in storm drains.READ MORE: Police: Mike Kushnir Arrested In Connection To Stabbing Death Of 17-Year-Old Gerado Rivas In Washington Heights
According to the Journal News, the franchise owner did not attend the meeting. However, the board noted that the situation was quickly rectified.
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