Bloomberg Law
March 1, 2023, 7:29 PM

Aviation Manufacturer to Clean Up Polluted Shoreline Under Deal

Samantha Hawkins
Samantha Hawkins
Legal Reporter

The owners of a facility that manufactured parts for the aviation industry must clean up metal shavings that are contaminating an estuary in California, under a deal to settle a lawsuit brought by an environmental group.

In addition to the cleanup, the companies must pay $25,000 to the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment, and reimburse plaintiff San Francisco Baykeeper $425,000 for the costs of litigation.

Baykeeper sued Allied Engineering & Production Corp., Allied Land Co., and Stone Boatyard LLC, alleging that a machine shop in Alameda, Calif. dumped waste which leached heavy metals into the soil.

Allied Engineering ...