Homebuilder Settles EPA, State Stormwater Suit For $1.2M

Law360, New York (October 7, 2011, 4:14 PM EDT) -- California-based homebuilder The Ryland Group Inc. agreed on Friday to pay federal and state regulators approximately $1.2 million in civil penalties in response to a lawsuit that accused the company of failing to properly dispose of stormwater on construction sites.

The Environmental Protection Agency and several state attorneys hit the company with a suit in North Carolina on Friday, claiming Ryland discharged stormwater without a proper permit at various construction sites and did not comply with permits that it did have at others, in violation of...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. The Ryland Group, Inc.

Case Number



North Carolina Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Graham Mullen

Date Filed

October 7, 2011

Government Agencies

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