New Mexico regulators hit 'Rust' producers with maximum fine for safety failures after fatal on-set shooting involving Alec Baldwin

Posted on AllSides April 20th, 2022
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New Mexico state regulators have slapped the production company behind the doomed "Rust" flick with the maximum possible fine for weapons safety failures on the Santa Fe set where actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer last year, according to a report. 

New Mexico's Occupational Health and Safety Bureau fined the producers of "Rust" $139,793, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. 

The agency said there was a range of safety failures on the set of the Western movie, which Baldwin was producing and starring in. 

"What we had, based on our investigators' findings,...

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