untreated wastewater

Florida Fines Lockheed Martin $50,000 for Tainted Water Discharge

Florida Fines Lockheed Martin $50,000 for Tainted Water Discharge

TALLEVAST, Florida, October 13, 2008 (ENS) – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection today reached a legal agreement with defense contractor Lockheed Martin to resolve violations that occurred when about 5,000 gallons of untreated wastewater was released from the company’s on-site pump and treat system in the small town of Tallevast on Florida’s west coast.…

Iowa Cities Face Costly Wastewater System Upgrades

Iowa Cities Face Costly Wastewater System Upgrades

BURLINGTON, Iowa, February 24, 2008 (ENS) – The City of Burlington discharged an estimated two million gallons of untreated wastewater mixed with storm runoff water to the Mississippi River after a pipe became plugged last week. City officials are unsure of when the discharge began, but they discovered the plugged pipe on Tuesday in the…