Bangor Sued Over River Pollution

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Federal and state environmental agencies have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the city of Bangor, Maine as a formal step toward stopping pollution that overflows from the city’s wastewater collection system into the Penobscot River and Kenduskeag Stream, according to an article on

The lawsuit filed by attorneys on behalf of the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection aims to get a proposed agreement between the agencies and Bangor officials to comply with the federal Clean Water Act.

Read about agencies suing Bangor, Maine for polluting rivers.