By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The PWSA will pay half a million dollars for violating the federal Clean Water Act.READ MORE: Suspect Wanted In Munhall Shooting Surrenders To Authorities
It spent years covering up the amount of sludge it was dumping into the Allegheny River.READ MORE: Police: Missing 13-Year-Old Marquay Bryant Last Seen In Brookline
Federal judge William Stickman says the PWSA learned its lesson.
The authority will also have to put in a new compliance program.MORE NEWS: Supply Chain Issues: How Are Global Shortages Affecting Local Customers?
Charges are still pending against a former worker, Glenn Lijewski. He’s accused of being responsible for false reports about the sludge.