Sewer District releases details of draft consent decree
Today, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District released details of its ongoing negotiations with the Environmental Protection Agency regarding its $3 billion plan to reduce raw sewage discharges to the environment. Known as a consent decree, the draft agreement outlines specific projects and milestones that will reduce those discharges from 4.5 billion gallons annually to 494 million gallons.
A full presentation of the consent decree details will be presented to the Board of Trustees Thursday, November 18 at 12:30 p.m.
Three related documents have been linked at the Sewer District’s Project Clean Lake website, including a pre-approval draft of the consent decree, an overview briefing document, and a PDF version of a PowerPoint presentation which will be presented to the Board of Trustees November 18.