Ohio City Settles Suit Over Lake Erie Pollution

Law360, New York (August 25, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT) -- A city in northern Ohio will pay a $150,000 civil penalty and make extensive sewer systems improvements to cut overflows that have polluted Lake Erie, authorities announced Wednesday.

Under the settlement, Euclid, Ohio, must implement a plan to reduce or eliminate untreated sanitary sewage and stormwater overflows from its combined sewer system, bypasses around the treatment systems of a city wastewater treatment plant, and sanitary sewage overflows from the city's separate sanitary sewer system, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Environmental...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. City of Euclid, Ohio

Case Number



Ohio Northern

Nature of Suit

893(Environmental Matters)

Date Filed

August 24, 2011

Government Agencies

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