EPA: Loveland Products To Pay $145,000 For Clean Water Act Violations

Mealey's (February 9, 2016, 1:33 PM EST) -- LENEXA, Kan. — A regional office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Feb. 4 announced that Loveland Products Inc. has agreed to a proposed settlement that would require it to pay a $145,000 civil penalty for discharges of storm water into the Brawner Creek that contained excessive levels of cadmium, copper, lead, nickel and zinc in violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA).

In a press release regarding the proposed settlement, the agency stated that it discovered the violations following an inspection of Loveland’s Fairbury,...
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