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Environmental & Energy

Mar. 1, 2024

Steel plant accused of violating storm water rules

The complaint seeks an order for Dywidag Systems in Long Beach to pay up to $64,618 per day, per violation.

Los Angeles Waterkeeper accused steel manufacturer Dywidag Systems’ Long Beach facility of violating the Clean Water Act by discharging contaminated storm water into the Los Angeles River and San Pedro Bay.

The complaint seeks an order that Dywidag pay up to $64,618 per day, per violation and “take the appropriate actions to restore the quality of waters impaired or adversely affected by their activities.”

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