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September 24, 2015

Settlement Reached Lawsuit over Maui Clean Water Act Violations

Under the settlement, the County may appeal these rulings, but, if the rulings are upheld, it must implement the $2.5 million projects to divert and reuse the wastewater.
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August 12, 2015

Settlement in the Works for Clean Water Act Violation in Lahaina

A trial that was scheduled to get underway this week has been moved to Nov. 17, 2015 to allow parties time to finalize and approve the settlement. In January, a federal court ruled that illegal discharge of wastewater had occurred, affecting offshore waters at the popular Kahekili Beach Park in West Maui.
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June 02, 2014

Federal Ruling: Maui County Is Violating Clean Water Act

The county's use of injection wells at the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility in West Maui violates the federal Clean Water Act according to a federal district court ruling on Friday, the environmental law firm Earthjustice announced.
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April 16, 2012

Federal Suit Filed Against Maui for Lahaina Discharge

The groups allege that wastewater or sewage from the treatment facility is injected into the wells, and then flows via groundwater through the subsurface into near-shore Maui ocean waters.
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August 18, 2011

Full Disinfection of Lahaina Wastewater Facility Proposed

The County of Maui must fully disinfect all wastewater at the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility under a proposed compliance order issued by the EPA.
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August 05, 2011

Investigation Tracks Suspected Pollution From Lahaina Facility

The Environmental Protection Agency joins state and federal agencies this week in launching an investigation to track suspected pollution from the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation facility.
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July 01, 2011

VIDEO: Maui Gains Perspective at HSAC Event

Mayor Arakawa said the gathering was helpful in providing insight on how each county approaches issues such as union contracts, wastewater systems, and infrastructure.
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June 29, 2011

Maui County Issues Response to Injection Well Claims

County authorities say they are actively working with the EPA and DOH to ensure compliance with laws at the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility.
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June 29, 2011

Community Groups to Sue Maui Over Injection Wells

Maui community groups, represented by Earthjustice, plan to sue the County of Maui claiming ongoing violations of the Clean Water Act at the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility.
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