According to the Associated Press, Daniels-based Appalachian Labs Manager John Brewer has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a total of seven counts, including conspiracy to violate the Clean Water Act, making false statements and mail fraud. Former staffer John Shelton is already serving his federal prison sentence of 21 months for his role in the scheme.

Appalachian Labs is based in Daniels, Raleigh County.