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IDOT to Pay $100,000 to Settle Federal Enforcement Action

On March 18th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the settlement of an enforcement action against the Illinois Department of Transportation concerning the Route 22/12 project in Lake Zurich, Illinois.

U.S. EPA alleged that IDOT violated water quality standards and failed to maintain proper erosion controls, conduct inspections, and maintain proper records.  Under the terms of the settlement, IDOT corrected the problems at the site and paid a penalty of $100,000.

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