EPA Regional Programs


Oct. 18, 2012
National Park Service Employee Pleads Guilty To Illegal Dumping Of Sewage
The operator of the wastewater treatment plant at Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Water Act in August 2011, when he allowed hundreds of thousands of gallons of sewage to run into the Nisqually River. Under the terms of the plea agreement, the employee is giving up his certification to operate a wastewater facility and is resigning from the Park Service. Sentencing is scheduled for 14 December 2012.

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