Bloomberg Law
June 8, 2021, 5:43 PMUpdated: June 9, 2021, 4:39 PM

L.A.-Area Recycler Pollutes California Waters, Lawsuit Says (1)

Sylvia Carignan
Sylvia Carignan

A food waste processing and recycling company hasn’t controlled the amount of pollutants leaving its southern California facility in stormwater, resulting in contamination of nearby waters, environmental groups say in a citizen suit filed in federal district court.

Inland Empire Waterkeeper and Orange County Coastkeeper allege pollutants from PreZero US Inc.'s facility in Ontario, Calif., are discharging into a nearby creek, which is connected to the Santa Ana River and the Pacific Ocean. The company’s failure to act on its ongoing contamination violates the Clean Water Act, the groups said Monday in a filing in the U.S. District Court for ...