EPA Sues Concrete Co. Over Wastewater Discharges

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 3:18 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has sued Torromeo Industries Inc., a Massachusetts-based concrete manufacturer, for discharging polluted waters into nearby wetlands for decades without proper permits.

The federal agency filed a complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, alleging the company had committed numerous violations of the Clean Water Act and other regulations governing the discharge of process water, storm water and other pollutants.

The EPA claims Torromeo leaked polluted process wastewater and storm water into a freshwater pond and...
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