The board of the Metropolitan Sewer District has approved a settlement with the federal government and a local environmental action group over violations of the Clean Water Act.
The state of Missouri was also a party to the 2007 lawsuit, but did not approve the settlement.
The agreement will, among other things, require MSD to:
The Board of Trustees for the Metropolitan Sewer District gave its initial approval last night to a multi-billion dollar plan to settle a Clean War Act lawsuit.
The state of Missouri and the EPA filed the suit in 2007, which the Missouri Coalition for the Environment later joined. It alleged, among other things that
Updated 3:30 p.m. June 3 to include comment from MSD.
Updated at 9:55 a.m. June 3 to reflect that the State of Missouri has not signed on to the consent decree.
A lawsuit brought by the Environmental Protection Agency against the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District back in June 2007 could soon be resolved.
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