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Current Proposed Enforcement Orders

(Notices that change weekly)

Date of Posting: Monday, July 15, 2024

Enforcement Order EPD-WP-9540

Facility City of Fairburn
County Fulton County
Cause of Order Reported 2 major spills of raw sewage to enter waters of the State
Requirements of Order Comply with Rules and pay penalty
Proposed Settlement Amount $8,375.00
Legal Authority Water Quality Control Act (including Surface Water Allocation)
Publication Date For Proposed Order 24‑Jun‑2024
Date Comment Period Closes 24‑Jul‑2024
Send Comments To

Sara Lips
Public Affairs Specialist
Environmental Protection Division

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 1054 East
Atlanta, GA 30334

sara.lips@dnr.ga.gov
(404) 657-2086


Enforcement Order EPD-WP-9543

Facility City of Locust Grove
County Henry County
Cause of Order Reported 8 effluent permit limit exceedances on its Discharge Monitoring Reports
Requirements of Order Comply with Rules and pay settlement
Proposed Settlement Amount $4,019.00
Legal Authority Water Quality Control Act (including Surface Water Allocation)
Publication Date For Proposed Order 24‑Jun‑2024
Date Comment Period Closes 24‑Jul‑2024
Send Comments To

Sara Lips
Public Affairs Specialist
Environmental Protection Division

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 1054 East
Atlanta, GA 30334

sara.lips@dnr.ga.gov
(404) 657-2086


Enforcement Order EPD-WP-9386, Amendment 1

Facility Active Minerals International, LLC (Wilkinson County Mine Pits)
County Wilkinson County
Cause of Order Facility failed to submit a timely application to EPD at least 180 days before the expiration date of the permit; order offers the facility operational coverage to discharge until its permit is renewed
Requirements of Order Respondent is authorized to discharge treated wastewater; comply with all terms, conditions and limitations of the Permit
Proposed Settlement Amount
Legal Authority Water Quality Control Act (including Surface Water Allocation)
Publication Date For Proposed Order 25‑Jun‑2024
Date Comment Period Closes 25‑Jul‑2024
Send Comments To

Sara Lips
Public Affairs Specialist
Environmental Protection Division

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 1054 East
Atlanta, GA 30334

sara.lips@dnr.ga.gov
(404) 657-2086


Enforcement Order EPD-WP-9442, Amendment 2

Facility City of Concord South WPCP
County Pike County
Cause of Order Modification to existing WPCP
Requirements of Order Revised corrective action plan request as required by Condition 1 of the referenced order; respondent requested a modification to planned corrective actions and additional time for completion
Proposed Settlement Amount
Legal Authority Water Quality Control Act (including Surface Water Allocation)
Publication Date For Proposed Order 1‑Jul‑2024
Date Comment Period Closes 31‑Jul‑2024
Send Comments To

Sara Lips
Public Affairs Specialist
Environmental Protection Division

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 1054 East
Atlanta, GA 30334

sara.lips@dnr.ga.gov
(404) 657-2086


Enforcement Order EPD-WP-9444, Amendment 1

Facility Evans 522, LLC
County Tift County
Cause of Order Failure to properly operate the WPCP
Requirements of Order Hire a certified operator, repair facility, sample and report as required
Proposed Settlement Amount $8,160.00
Legal Authority Water Quality Control Act (including Surface Water Allocation)
Publication Date For Proposed Order 1‑Jul‑2024
Date Comment Period Closes 31‑Jul‑2024
Send Comments To

Sara Lips
Public Affairs Specialist
Environmental Protection Division

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 1054 East
Atlanta, GA 30334

sara.lips@dnr.ga.gov
(404) 657-2086


Enforcement Order EPD-WP-9545

Facility Henry County Water Authority
County Henry County
Cause of Order 139 exceedances of the nitrate-nitrogen permit limits for groundwater in downgradient monitoring wells
Requirements of Order Begin implementing the CPA, submit permit modification application to reflect any proposed changes at the LAS facility, submit results of drinking water well survey, and submit quarterly progress reports
Proposed Settlement Amount $61,424.00
Legal Authority Water Quality Control Act (including Surface Water Allocation)
Publication Date For Proposed Order 1‑Jul‑2024
Date Comment Period Closes 31‑Jul‑2024
Send Comments To

Sara Lips
Public Affairs Specialist
Environmental Protection Division

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 1054 East
Atlanta, GA 30334

sara.lips@dnr.ga.gov
(404) 657-2086


Enforcement Order EPD-WP-9351, Amendment 1

Facility Star Thread Energy Partners
County Oconee County
Cause of Order Late application
Requirements of Order Authorized to discharge treated wastewater; comply with all terms, conditions, and limitation of the Permit
Proposed Settlement Amount
Legal Authority Water Quality Control Act (including Surface Water Allocation)
Publication Date For Proposed Order 1‑Jul‑2024
Date Comment Period Closes 31‑Jul‑2024
Send Comments To

Sara Lips
Public Affairs Specialist
Environmental Protection Division

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 1054 East
Atlanta, GA 30334

sara.lips@dnr.ga.gov
(404) 657-2086


Enforcement Order EPD-WP-9548

Facility International Paper Company - Port Wentworth
County Chatham County
Cause of Order Exceeded effluent limitation for enterococci; unpermitted discharge of industrial wastewater to waters of the state
Requirements of Order Submit alternatives analysis for meeting enterococci limits; submit CAP for approval by EPD; implement CAP upon approval
Proposed Settlement Amount $27,700.00
Legal Authority Water Quality Control Act (including Surface Water Allocation)
Publication Date For Proposed Order 8‑Jul‑2024
Date Comment Period Closes 7‑Aug‑2024
Send Comments To

Sara Lips
Public Affairs Specialist
Environmental Protection Division

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE
Suite 1054 East
Atlanta, GA 30334

sara.lips@dnr.ga.gov
(404) 657-2086