Ind. City To Pay $132M To Upgrade Sewers In EPA Deal

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 7:50 PM EST) -- The city of Mishawaka, Ind., on Wednesday agreed to make $132 million worth of improvements to its sewer system to prevent discharging waste into the nearby St. Joseph River, as part of its settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The settlement is the third out of three cases involving violations of the Clean Water Act in Indiana; the EPA settled with the city of Elkhart in 2011 and with South Bend in 2012. Together, the settlements mandated $800 million worth of improvements to the local...
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