By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The PWSA will pay half a million dollars for violating the federal Clean Water Act.READ MORE: Death Penalty Sought Against Krisinda Bright, Ambridge Mother Accused Of Killing Her 2 Kids
It spent years covering up the amount of sludge it was dumping into the Allegheny River.READ MORE: Mustafa Alowemer, North Side Church Bomb Plot Suspect, Pleads Guilty To Aiding ISIS In Federal Court
Federal judge William Stickman says the PWSA learned its lesson.
The authority will also have to put in a new compliance program.MORE NEWS: SWAT Situation In Washington County Ends In Arrest Of Man Wanted For Attempted Homicide
Charges are still pending against a former worker, Glenn Lijewski. He’s accused of being responsible for false reports about the sludge.