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City of Akron Clean Water Act Settlement

On November 13, 2009, the city of Akron, Ohio, agreed to make extensive improvements to its sewer system to reduce or eliminate sewage overflows that have long polluted the Cuyahoga River and its tributaries. This announcement was made by the Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state of Ohio.

For additional information, contacts:

Alan Morrissey
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2243A)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20460-0001
(202) 564-4026

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