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Enforcement

City of Atlanta Clean Water Act Settlement

(Thursday, July 29, 1999) The United States and the State of Georgia today reached a settlement with the City of Atlanta to resolve water pollution violations throughout the city's sanitary sewer system. The agreement filed today in U.S. District Court in Atlanta requires the city to pay a civil penalty of $700,000 and take corrective action to bring its sewer system into compliance with the Clean Water Act and the Georgia Water Quality Control Act.  


For additional information, contacts:

William Bush
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Region 4, OEA
61 Forsyth Street, SW
Atlanta, Georgia 39393-8960
404-562-9538
bush.william@epa.gov

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