Calif. District To Spill Out $1.5M In Sewage Overflow Fines

Law360, New York (April 25, 2012, 3:39 PM EDT) -- A California sanitary district will shell out more than $1.5 million to the state's Regional Water Quality Control Board for fines and charges associated with 3 million gallons of sewage spills, according to a proposed settlement agreement released Friday.

The Ross Valley Sanitary District in Marin County, Calif., agreed pay $800,000 to state regulators, as well as more than $700,000 for a pair of local projects improving a wildlife habitat and bolstering sewer infrastructure, the proposed settlement said. The agreement must be approved by the San...
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