Waukesha Foundry Settles Suit on Air, Stormwater Violations

International Truck and Engine Corp., operating a Waukesha iron foundry known as Waukesha Manufacturing, has been by ordered to pay $317,925 to settle the Department of Justice's environmental enforcement action relating to the company's violations of state water and air pollution laws since 1999, according to a Jan. 7 press release.

Under Wisconsin law, Waukesha Manufacturing was issued permits governing its stormwater discharges and air emissions. According to the complaint, filed at the request of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Waukesha Manufacturing failed to update its Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan, submit stormwater compliance reports, and maintain Best Management Practices required for stormwater pollution prevention.  It also failed to perform air pollution control testing, monitoring and record-keeping required to ensure compliance with air emission limits.

According to the DNR, the Waukesha facility is now in full compliance with state stormwater and air pollution laws.

Under the terms of the settlement, Waukesha Manufacturing must pay $317,925 in penalties and costs.

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