A settlement has been reached in a complaint filed against a Glastonbury, Connecticut metals-treatment company. The lawsuit, which was filed under the Clean Water Act, means Connecticut Galvanizing will have to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees and penalties.
The complaint was filed in January by Environment Connecticut and Toxics Action Center. It alleged Connecticut Galvanizing and two associated companies let untreated storm water — contaminated with zinc, copper, and lead — run off into Salmon and Hubbard Brook.
Both streams run through Glastonbury and into the Connecticut River.
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