A plant operator who falsified water quality reports at the Rockwood Sewer Treatment Plant for nearly eight months in 2004 will see no jail time.
Paul W. Perkins had pleaded guilty to a felony charge in November.
On Monday, before U.S. District Judge Thomas W. Phillips in Knoxville, Perkins received two years probation and will be required to serve 40 hours of community service.
Perkins worked as the plant operator from 2001 to October 2004.
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