Alaska DOT Settles Clean Water Act Violations

Law360, New York (June 3, 2010, 3:50 PM EDT) -- Alaska’s Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has agreed to shell out nearly $1 million to resolve federal allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act by failing to implement and maintain best practices and for dumping fill material into waters at more than 10 construction sites on the Kenai Peninsula without a permit.

In consent decrees reached Wednesday with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ADOT and the two contractors it hired to do the work at issue, Colaska Inc....
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