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Articles Tagged with ''clean water act''

New York town to create new wetlands under consent decree

March 27, 2014
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

March 25, 2014
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

March 25, 2014
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

March 11, 2014
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

March 11, 2014
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

February 25, 2014
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

February 13, 2014
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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Iowa environmentalists slam new Clean Water Act proposed rules

February 6, 2014
Iowa's newly proposed water regulation is not adequately designed to protect rivers and lakes from livestock farm pollution, a coalition including several environmental groups has claimed.
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Lake Tahoe authority sued for chemical pollution over fireworks

January 15, 2014
A federal lawsuit has been filed against the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority by a couple from Nevada who claim that debris from the fireworks on Independence Day and Labor Day has polluted the waters of the lake.
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Unilever to pay $1 million fine for illegal wastewater discharge

January 7, 2014
The agreement relates to an incident dating back to December 2008, when wastewater was discharged illegally at Unilever's facility at Clinton, Conn.
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