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Articles Tagged with ''clean water act''

Fracking company to pay record fine for Clean Water Act violations

December 31, 2013
U.S. fracking company Chesapeake Energy has been hit with the largest civil penalty ever imposed for water contamination.
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Company fined for oil spill in Arkansas

November 5, 2013
Colorado-based Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation has agreed to pay $58,570 to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund for violating the Clean Water Act after an oil spill in Arkansas in September last year.
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EPA proposes new rule to clarify Clean Water Act jurisdiction

September 23, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new rule that would put an end to confusion over which waters are subject to Clean Water Act protection.
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Idaho company to pay $7,500 fine to settle alleged Clean Water Act violations

August 26, 2013
An Idaho sugar company will have to pay a $7,500 fine to settle accusations that it violated the Clean Water Act by dumping industrial stormwater into the Snake River without a permit.
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San Antonio to pay $2.6 million penalty for Clean Water Act violations

August 1, 2013
The city of San Antonio has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will require the city to pay a $2.6 million civil penalty over multiple violations of the Clean Water Act.
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Omega-3 producer to pay multi-million fine over Clean Water Act breaches

June 11, 2013
Omega Protein, Inc., a subsidiary of Texas-based nutritional ingredients producer Omega Protein Corporation, is to pay a total of $7.5 million to settle violations of the Clean Water Act.
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Utah needs massive investment to tackle chemical pollution in water bodies

May 21, 2013
Utah might have to face a bill of $1.2 billion for tackling what regulators there believe is the most serious water problem the state has seen in the more than four decades since the federal Clean Water Act came into effect. The issue is related to the excess population of algae blooms in water that consume oxygen and threaten aquatic life.
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Concrete manufacturer to pay $135,000 civil penalty for Clean Water Act violations

April 9, 2013
Torromeo Industries, Inc. will pay a $135,000 civil penalty and implement a compliance program to resolve numerous violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) at its Kingston, N.H., plant.
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Watchdog files complaint over Californian wastewater treatment plant violations

March 19, 2013
Northern California River Watch has filed a complaint to the U.S. District Court, accusing the city of American Canyon, Calif,. of violating the federal Clean Water Act.
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Kansas refinery fined more than $2 million for oil spill

February 19, 2013
Coffeyville Resources Refining & Marketing has agreed to pay a $556,244 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at its facility in Coffeyville, Kan., and $1.7 million for reimbursement of federal response costs.
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