LA County Faces Fines Over Water Pollution

Law360, New York (February 23, 2010, 6:53 PM EST) -- A California regional water quality control board will decide in May whether to fine the Los Angeles County Flood Control District $275,000 for allegedly allowing bacterial pollution to flow into the Marina del Rey harbor over the course of two years.

The Los Angeles bureau of the California Environmental Protection Agency's Regional Water Quality Control Board slapped the flood control district with a complaint Thursday, recommending $274,896 in fines for 186 violations of the district's federal Clean Water Act stormwater permit between 2007 and 2009....
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