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USA: Cupertino plant agrees lawsuit settlement

01 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Hanson Permanente Cement Inc, owners of Lehigh Cupertino cement plant, has agreed to pay a US$2.55m penalty to settle a federal suit and install a US$5m wastewater treatment facility after dumping toxic wastes into a creek that feeds into San Francisco Bay. Lehigh’s cement plant and limestone quarry, located in unincorporated Santa Clara County west of Cupertino, had discharged on a daily basis millions of gallons of quarry process water and storm water polluted with excessive amounts of se...