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GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) -- The owner of a Long Island titanium factory has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for storing 12 tons of corrosive hazardous waste on his property, resulting in a mess prosecutors say looked like a scene from a horror movie.
Investigators found dozens of drums oozing green liquid and trash littering the 125-acre site in Port Jefferson Station, a village 50 miles east of New York City.
Seventy-five-year-old Gerald Cohen pleaded guilty last year to violating the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, which governs how people dispose of hazardou