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Sunol: Sand mining outfit fined for releasing untreated wastewater into Alameda Creek

Original post made on Jul 12, 2022

A company operating a sand mining facility in Alameda County must pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to settle allegations it discharged untreated wastewater into Alameda Creek last year, state officials said last week.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, July 10, 2022, 11:40 AM

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Posted by keeknlinda
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Jul 12, 2022 at 1:45 am

keeknlinda is a registered user.

$368,940 is a drop in the proverbial bucket for a company that cares so little about the environment. Wanton disregard for precious water resources is deserving of the full maximum penalty, not just "close to statutory maximum". The State Water Board is happy to reduce water allocations to zero, so why hesitate to fine regulatory abusers to the full extent possible?

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