Eden Environmental Citizens Group sues Manterex Inc.

Eden Environmental Citizens Group, LLC filed a complaint in the Northern District of California against Mantrex Inc. alleging violations of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

Eden is an environmental membership group and a California limited liability company. The complaint states that Manterex Inc. is a California corporation that does business as WIT Sales & Refining. Among the complaints, Eden alleges the defendant stores industrial materials outdoors that can be exposed to stormwater, eroded by wind and otherwise contaminate the surrounding watershed.

Eden has brought the present lawsuit with six causes of action including failure to develop a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan, a monitoring and reporting program, implement best available and conventional treatment technologies, discharges of contaminated stormwater in violation of its permits and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and failure to properly train facility employees and pollution prevention team.

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