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Lehigh Cement Company, Carroll County –On November 13, 2006, MDE and Lehigh Cement Company finalized an administrative Complaint and Consent Order that resolved water pollution violations at the Lehigh Cement Company’s Union Bridge and New Windsor quarry operations. Under the terms of the Consent Order, Lehigh has agreed to resolve past violations of the self-monitoring, reporting and effluent limitation requirements of the State Discharge Permits issued for both quarries by paying $35,000 to the Maryland Clean Water Fund. The company is also required to submit to MDE for review and approval a report describing the corrective actions implemented, completed and proposed to ensure continued compliance with the discharge permits and to obtain wastewater operator certification for the wastewater treatment system at the Union Bridge quarry. Status: Case closed. (Reference #CO-07-0400).