Utah Groups Sue Sewer District For $425M Over 'Humanure'

Law360, New York (September 20, 2012, 2:40 PM EDT) -- A group of Utah cities, individuals, businesses and community groups on Tuesday sued a local sewer district for ruining property values and costing the area $425 million by storing “humanure,” or compost made from human waste, in the open air at the district’s facilities.

Plaintiffs Citizens for Clean Air and Progress and the cities of Pleasant Grove and American Fork said the Timpanogos Special Service District, located near Provo, Utah, is violating its state wastewater treatment permit by creating the humanure, as well as sickening local...
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