Clean Water Act

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, United States Alleges Multiple Environmental Violations by The City of Quincy

BOSTON, Ms. (STL.News) – The United States has filed a civil complaint alleging that the City of Quincy is violating the Clean Water Act by discharging sewage and untreated wastewater into the Boston Harbor, Dorchester Bay, Quincy Bay and other waterways from the City’s sanitary sewer and storm drain systems. The complaint alleges that water … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, United States Alleges Multiple Environmental Violations by The City of Quincy

Iowa News: DAVENPORT, Etcher Family Farms Sentenced for Violating Clean Water Act

DAVENPORT, IA – On February 26, 2019, Etcher Family Farms; Scott Allen Etcher, age 55; and Benjamin Allen Etcher, age 29, of New London, Iowa, were sentenced by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose after pleading guilty to Discharge of a Pollutant, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Etcher Family Farms was sentenced … Continue reading Iowa News: DAVENPORT, Etcher Family Farms Sentenced for Violating Clean Water Act

Iowa News: DAVENPORT, Etcher Family Farms, LLC, Owner, and Employee Plead Guilty to Clean Water Act Violations

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Etcher Family Farms, LLC; owner Scott Allen Etcher; and Etcher Farms’ employee Benjamin Allen McFarland, pleaded guilty on October 25, 2018, to criminal violations of the Clean Water Act, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. All Defendants pleaded guilty to a United States Attorney Information. Etcher Family Farms, LLC, pleaded guilty to … Continue reading Iowa News: DAVENPORT, Etcher Family Farms, LLC, Owner, and Employee Plead Guilty to Clean Water Act Violations

WASHINGTON | Pruitt acts to yield some EPA power over mining, development

WASHINGTON — Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt is proposing surrendering some of his agency’s veto power over waste discharges near waterways by mining and development. In a memo released Wednesday by the EPA, Pruitt directs the agency to study renouncing part of its authority under the half-century-old Clean Water Act to veto permits that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pruitt acts to yield some EPA power over mining, development