EPA Slaps Calif. Landfill Operator With CAA Suit

Law360, New York (March 4, 2011, 8:00 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday launched a suit against Republic Services Inc. unit Forward Inc., accusing it of violating the Clean Air Act in its operation of a Manteca, Calif., landfill.

The complaint — filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California by the U.S. attorney at the request of the EPA and a California air pollution regulatory agency — claims Forward allowed the landfill's gas collection control system to operate at oxygen concentration levels that exceeded the limit allowable under its Title V permit....
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. Forward, Inc.

Case Number



California Eastern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Edmund F. Brennan

Date Filed

March 1, 2011


Government Agencies

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