Matthew Bowman

The former president of Port Arthur Chemical and Environmental Services LLC (PACES) has been sentenced to prison for occupational safety crimes that resulted in the death of an employee. Matthew Lawrence Bowman, 41, of Houston, pleaded guilty May 9, 2013, to violating the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) and making a false statement and was sentenced to 12 months in federal prison Oct. 28 by U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone.