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Colorado Springs agrees to stormwater plan benefitting Fountain Creek


Last updated 11/4/2020 at 11:18am

The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced a settlement with the city of Colorado Springs to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act with respect to the city’s storm sewer system.

The settlement also includes the state of Colorado as a co-plaintiff, and the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District and the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Pueblo as plaintiff-intervenors.  The improvements made by the city under this settlement will result in significant reductions in the discharge of pollutants, such as sediment...

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