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Articles Tagged with ''clean water act''

Unilever fined $4.5 million for Clean Water Act violations

Unilever Home and Personal Care USA has been fined $1 million for breaches of the Clean Water Act and will also have to contribute $3.5 million to environmental programs.
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Wastewater storage facility owner admits Clean Water Act violations

The former owner of an oil-and-gas wastewater and brine storage facility has pleaded guilty to violations of the Clean Water Act that resulted in the contamination of the Mahoning River.
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New rule on Clean Water Act jurisdiction proposed

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a new rule that seeks to shed light on the federal Clean Water Act's jurisdiction regarding protection of streams and wetlands.
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New York town to create new wetlands under consent decree

The town of Ramapo, N.Y., will have to pay a civil penalty of $125,000 for violating the federal Clean Water Act by damaging wetlands during the construction of a baseball stadium.
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Citgo faces $197 million fine for Lake Charles oil spill

Oklahoma-based refiner Citgo Petroleum Corp. may face a $197 million fine for the 2006 oil spill at its refinery in Lake Charles, La.
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Mississippi water companies settle Clean Water Act Violations

Two Mississippi water companies have agreed to settle Clean Water Act violations and implement improvement programs designed to reduce sewage overflows and resulting pollution.
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Coal companies to pay record $27.5 million fine for Clean Water Act violations

Coal mining company Alpha Natural Resources, Alpha Appalachian Holdings and 66 subsidiaries have agreed to pay a civil penalty of $27.5 million for thousands of permit violations.
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North Carolina regulators fine more violations at Duke Energy power plants

North Carolina's Department of Environment and Natural Resources has taken enforcement action against five power plants owned and operated by energy company Duke Energy following violations of water pollution laws.
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Texas metal finishing company investigated for cadmium discharge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has started an investigation into a company that allegedly discharged a toxic chemical into the wastewater system of Fort Worth, Texas.
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Controversial draft rule on EPA water regulation stirs opinions

A draft proposal of a rule that aims to clarify the definition of U.S. waters has raised concerns that the EPA may not be proposing the most effective measures.
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