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Four Solar Projects Settle $1.3M EPA Clean Water Construction Suit

November 15, 2022

Via: ENR

The owners of four solar farms agreed to settle allegations of federal Clean Water Act violations tied to construction permits and stormwater management on projects totaling more than 500 MW in Alabama, Idaho and Illinois, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Dept. of Justice said Nov. 14.

AL Solar A LLC with a site near LaFayette, Ala.; American Falls Solar LLC with a site near American Falls, Idaho; Prairie State Solar LLC with a site in Perry County, Ill.; and Big River Solar LLC with a site in White County, Ill., will pay civil penalties totaling $1.3 million, EPA officials said.

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