Malibu Strikes $1M Deal To End Coastal Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (April 16, 2012, 11:05 PM EDT) -- The city of Malibu, Calif., agreed Friday to pay $1 million and to monitor water quality along its shoreline to settle claims by two environmental groups that the city did not take enough steps to keep urban runoff containing harmful bacteria and toxins from entering coastal waters.

In a settlement notice filed in California federal court, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Santa Monica Baykeeper indicated that they had reached a settlement with Malibu that they have submitted for comment to the U.S. Department of Justice...
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