Former plant owner to pay $350,000 in Clean Water Act penalties
March 11, 2010
The former owner of a dairy-products plant
in West Point, Nebraska, is being assessed $350,000 in civil penalties by the EPA for violations of the Clean Water Act. The EPA says the violations lasted from the late 1970s through 2006
, and caused the city to exceed limits for pollutants discharged to the Elkhorn River.
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last revised March 2010