EPA Reports Nearly $400,000 Settlement With Ventura County Company Over Wastewater Pollution
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a nearly $400,000 settlement with a Ventura County company over the discharge of industrial wastewater into a sewer system.
EPA officials say Parker-Hannifin was illegally dumping wastewater from its filter and membrane manufacturing facility into the City of Oxnard’s sewer system. They say the company violated a 2017 order to install pretreatment systems to eliminate the issue.
As a part of the settlement, the company will spend more than a half million dollars to install technology to bring the plant in compliance with wastewater treatment requirements by November of 2021.
It also calls for Parker-Hannifin to pay a $390,000 fine.