Some of $2.2 million settlement will help clean up the Merrimack River

Conservation Law Foundation reached a $2.2 million settlement agreement with Schnitzer Steel Industries over runoff from scrap metal facilities with high levels of heavy metals that were flowing into waterways in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Puerto Rico.

The settlement agreement addressed alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at three of the company’s locations in New Hampshire, including two in Concord, and one in Manchester. Stormwater runoff from these three locations flows into the Merrimack River, according to the Conservation Law Foundation

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