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Lake San Marcos $10.1 Million Cleanup Deal Gets Judge’s Approval

Sept. 22, 2022, 8:54 PM

A $10.1 million environmental remediation settlement between resort owner Citizens Development Corp. and local governments received approval by a California federal judge.

The deal resolves a decade of litigation over the environmental cleanup of contaminated surface water and groundwater in and around Lake San Marcos and San Marcos Creek. The settlement approval on Wednesday dismissed with prejudice all claims against San Diego County and the cities of San Marcos and Escondito.

  • The settlements were fair, reasonable, adequate, and consistent with the purposes of the Superfund remediation program under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, the US District Court ...