Five Celulosa Arauco officials officially confirmed their responsibility this Monday Skip to the Cruces River, which caused more than 2,000 fish deaths in the Rucaco sector.
The local Maricin prosecutor's office informed manager, three engineers and one operator Celulosa Arauco officially approving Article 136 of the Law on Fisheries and Aquaculture for violation of the Green Fluid in the River in 2014.
Prosecutor Alejadro Ríos pointed out that at this stage of the investigation no precautionary measures were required against the accused.
On January 17, 2014, a power outage caused an overflow of sodium carbonate and sodium sulphide in the recovery borehole, very corrosive and reacts in water.
The prosecutor confirmed that they were unloaded intentionally or at least negligently during the Cruces River.
Judge Francisco Olate explained that this case could not go to court and could be punished up to 3,000 Monthly Tax Units (UTM).https://media.biobiochile.cl/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/francisco-latte-1-pdr.mp3
In addition, the prosecutor pointed out that three people reported that skin damage was recorded as a result of this spread.https://media.biobiochile.cl/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/alejandro-rios-3-pdr.mp3
Neither the defense nor the accused gave evidence after the hearing. The company, through its communication unit, decided again that the operation of the Valdivia factory was responsible for the facts investigated.
The fiscal investigation period was 60 days.
This article describes the ongoing judicial process
At the end of the investigation it is possible that the charges will be rejected and for this reason The defendant should not be held guilty until the Court dictates against him.
(Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 04)