Schnitzer sued for alleged water violations

Jun 03, 2014 | 07:07 PM | Rey Mashayekhi

Tags  Schnitzer Steel Industries, Clean Water Act, CSPA, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, scrap, recycling, California, Pick-N-Pull Auto Dismantlers PNP Rocklin

NEW YORK — Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. and its Pick-N-Pull Auto Dismantlers subsidiary are being sued by the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA) for alleged violations of its stormwater permit and the federal Clean Water Act.

The CSPA, which has filed dozens of environmental lawsuits against California recyclers over the past several years (, Sept. 30), alleges in documents filed in U.S. District Court in California that two Pick-N-Pull facilities in Rocklin and Sacramento, Calif., pollute area waters with "hundreds of millions of gallons....

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