Enviro Group Accuses Siemens Of CWA Violations

Law360, New York (February 15, 2011, 1:04 PM EST) -- An environmental nonprofit has fired off a suit alleging Siemens Water Technologies Corp. allows contaminated stormwater to flow from its Red Bluff, Calif., plant into the Sacramento River and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance sued Massachusetts-based Siemens Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, accusing the company of violating the Clean Water Act and regulations set by the California State Water Resources Control Board.

The nonprofit claims that stormwater discharged from Siemens' 22-acre industrial plant — which...
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