Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) Pollutant Discharge Settlement

The Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement on March 19, 2003, with the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) of charges the company unlawfully discharged untreated sewage into the environment of Puerto Rico and violated pollutant discharge permits issued by EPA under the Clean Water Act. The consent decree was lodged on Thursday, March 13 with the Federal District Court in San Juan.

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Elyse DiBiagio-Wood
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (2243A)
Washington, DC 20460
(202) 564-8187