Utica settles lawsuit with Wisconsin regulators

By | August 04, 2008
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has settled a lawsuit filed against ethanol producer Utica Energy LLC in Oshkosh, Wis., for violating the state's air and water pollution control laws. Under the terms of the settlement, Utica Energy will pay a total of $75,000 in penalties, fees and other costs. A complaint claimed Utica Energy violated numerous requirements of its air pollution control permit and wastewater discharge permits, including discharges into an unnamed tributary of Sawyer Creek.