Enviro Group, Calif. City Settle Sewage Spill Suit

Law360, New York (March 15, 2011, 6:51 PM EDT) -- Baykeeper Inc. said Thursday that the South San Francisco City Council approved a settlement that resolves the environmental watchdog’s suit over the high rate of sewage spills in San Francisco Bay.

The agreement brings Baykeeper’s action filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to a close and requires the city to put collection system programs in place that will drive down the city’s sewage spill rate over a five-year period.

When Baykeeper brought the suit in March 2010, the spill rate...
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