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EPA Settles With Connecticut Company Over Clean Water Act Violations

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

The Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Emhart Teknologies in Connecticut over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act.

The settlement says the Danbury-based machining company agreed to pay a penalty of over $29,600 for allegedly discharging a mixture of water and coolant into the Sympaug Brook.

The mixture contained oil and toxic metals like copper and lead.

The Clean Water Act prohibits the discharge of oil or hazardous substances in quantities that may be harmful to public health or the environment.