EPA Cleans Up CWA Suit With Mass. City

Law360, New York (August 15, 2012, 5:37 PM EDT) -- The city of Fitchburg, Mass., agreed Tuesday to pay nearly a quarter of a million dollars to resolve allegations it violated the Clean Water Act by failing to properly treat sewage and industrial waste being pumped into the Nashua River.

Under the terms of a consent decree, the city will pay a civil penalty of $141,000 for the violations, perform a supplemental environmental project that will cost at least another $100,000, and implement significant remedial measures to minimize future discharges, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America v. City of Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Judith G. Dein

Date Filed

August 15, 2012

Government Agencies

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