Tulsa To Pay State Penalty For Sewer Violations

Law360, New York (August 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The city of Tulsa, one of at least three Oklahoma cities cited with sewer system violations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has agreed to pay a $248,000 penalty to the state's Department of Environmental Quality for wastewater violations dating back to 2006.

On Wednesday, the Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority agreed to a state consent order to pay the penalty of which $62,000 will be a cash payment to the DEQ, and the remaining $186,000 will be spent on sewer projects in areas that are underserved....
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