Enviro Groups Settle Clean Water Suit Against PPG Inc.

Law360 (March 30, 2021, 4:48 PM EDT) -- Chemical manufacturer PPG Industries Inc. has agreed to get necessary permits and treat polluted water from a Pittsburgh-area waste site it owns, according to a settlement with environmental groups after nearly a decade in federal court.

The settlement was announced Monday by the company and groups PennEnvironment and the Sierra Club, which sued the chemical manufacturing company under the Clean Water Act and the Resources Conservation and Recovery Act for what they alleged was decades of illegal pollution at the company's Ford City waste site 50 miles outside of the Western Pennsylvania city.

According to the terms of that agreement, PPG...

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