City of Indianapolis Settlement

(Washington, D.C. - Monday, November 8, 2010) The Department of Justice, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the state of Indiana have reached an agreement with the city of Indianapolis on important modifications to a 2006 consent decree that will make Indianapolis' sewer system more efficient, leading to major reductions in sewage contaminated water at a savings to the city of approximately $444 million.

For more information, contact:

Alan Morrissey
U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Civil Enforcement
Water Enforcement Division
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460
Office: 202-564-4026