Calif. Waste Agency Faces Claims Of Polluted Discharges

Law360, New York (August 23, 2012, 1:55 PM EDT) -- A group of water quality activists hit a California waste management agency with a Clean Water Act suit in federal court Tuesday, accusing it of allowing excessive contaminated stormwater discharges from one of its facilities into local waters in violation of its environmental permits.

The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance claims that every significant rain event in the area during the last 20 years has caused polluted stormwater from the Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority's Sun Street Station facility to be released from the city's drainage system...
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