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75 FR 82072

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United States v. Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, No. 10-cv-02895 (N.D. Ohio Dec. 22, 2010). A settling CWA defendant that violated its NPDES permit for its municipal wastewater and sewer system must implement injunctive measures, including the construction of seven deep underground tunnel systems—to reduce its combined sewer overflow (CSO) discharges—and construction of treatment plant expansions, for a total cost of approximately $3 billion; must invest $42 million in green infrastructure that will further reduce its CSO discharge by 44 million gallons; must pay $1.2 million in civil penalties to be split evenly between the United States and the state of Ohio; must spend $1 million to operate a permanent hazardous waste collection center in Cuyahoga County; and must spend $800,000 to improve other water resources.