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United States v. Houston, Texas, City of

08/27/2019

A settling CWA defendant that illegally discharged wastewater via sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) and discharged pollutants from wastewater treatment plants that exceeded effluent limits established in state-issued permits must implement comprehensive injunctive relief measures to eliminate both SSOs and effluent violations, as well as measures to prevent such violations, and pay a $4.4 million civil penalty.

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