Violation Tracker Individual Record
Union Pacific Railroad Company agreed to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act in Nevada by restoring 122 acres of mountain-desert streams and wetlands, implementing storm water controls at its construction sites, and paying a civil penalty. As part of the settlement, UP agreed to restore 21 sections of Clover Creek and Meadow Valley Wash, in Clark and Lincoln Counties, Nev., and monitor eight major restoration areas for at least five years. The workwas also to include removal of illegal fill, restoration, monitoring, maintenance, re-vegetation, and invasive species removal, at an estimated cost of $31 million. UP also agreed to pay $800,000 in civil penalties.