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Recently Executed Enforcement Orders

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Date of Posting: Monday, August 10, 2020

Enforcement Order EPD-AQC-7041

Facility GRP Madison Renewable Energy Facility, LLC
County Madison County
Cause of Order Burning material in the Comingled Fuel Pule in Boiler 001 presents a risk of fire and potential contamination of stormwater runoff
Requirements of Order Shall be allowed to use the materials in the Comingled Fuel Pile in Boiler B001 for 10 days; shall not use material in the Comingled Fuel Pile in Boiler 001 during startups or planned shutdowns; no new railroad ties treated with creosote compounds or naphthenate compounds or material derived from railroad ties treated with creosote compounds or naphthenate compounds shall be brought onsite; notify EPD within 24 hours if respondent uses all of the material in the Comingled Fuel Pile in Boiler B001 or otherwise removes the Comingled Fuel Pile from the facility; notify EPD within 24 hours with an estimated remaining size of the Comingled Fuel Pile and properly dispose of remaining amount
Settlement Amount $0.00
Legal Authority Air Quality Act
Date Executed 8/7/2020

Enforcement Order EPD-AQC-7040

Facility West Fraser - Augusta Lumber Mill
County Richmond County
Cause of Order Failing to conduct operation and maintenance checks on the equipment controlled by the cyclofilter, or the cyclofilter itself; failing to monitor pressure drop across the cyclofilter; failing to perform visible emissions checks of the cyclofilter; failing to maintain records of operation and maintenance checks on the equipment controlled by the cyclofilter and the cyclofilter itself, pressure drops across the cyclofilter, and visible emission checks of the cyclofilter
Requirements of Order Comply with the Rules and pay penalty
Settlement Amount $2,500.00
Legal Authority Air Quality Act
Date Executed 8/6/2020

Enforcement Order EPD-WP-8957

Facility Richland Creek Reservoir Phase 4
County Paulding County
Cause of Order Failing to design and ensure that some BMPs were installed and/or maintained; failing to report sediment entering state waters and ensure repair of BMPs within 2 or 7 business days; failing to design ESPCP to illustrate all construction activities; failing to ensure the installation and/or maintenance of temporary stabilization for areas not worked within 7 days; failing to conduct turbidity storm water monitoring; failing to submit required storm water monitoring reports; failing to ensure all incidences of noncompliance were recorded; failing to ensure every BMP inspection was signed and certified; failing to ensure that BMP deficiencies identified in BMP inspection/certification reports; failing to amend and keep current the ESPCP; failing to ensure the installation and/or maintenance of concrete wash out pit; failing to submit a summary self-report to EPD within 14 days of discovery where BMPs were not installed and/or maintained; failing to properly document any and all known violations; failing to submit a violation summary report
Requirements of Order Bring the Site and the revised ESPCP into full 2018 Permit compliance; submit a BMP certificate letter from a certified Design Professional certifying that all BMPs at the Site have been install/maintained in accordance with ESPCP; conduct additional stormwater monitoring and reporting after every 0.5 inch or greater rain event for all disturbed areas that have not met final stabilization
Settlement Amount $17,500.00
Legal Authority Water Quality Control Act (including Surface Water Allocation)
Date Executed 8/6/2020

Enforcement Order EPD-WP-8963

Facility Hiers Lake Dam
County Brooks County
Cause of Order Failed to submit a complete application to operate a dam in accordance with the timeframe; failed to develop and submit an Emergency Action Plan
Requirements of Order Drained lake level must be maintained until Dam is brought into compliance; complete the controlled breach of the Dam with design plans and specification approved by EPD and submit the as-built plans and Engineer of Record's certification that the breach was completed in accordance with design plans
Settlement Amount $0.00
Legal Authority Safe Dams Act
Date Executed 8/5/2020

Enforcement Order EPD-WP-8962

Facility City of Sardis WPCP
County Burke County
Cause of Order Failed to comply with effluent limits and requirements for total recoverable Copper; failed to maintain and operate effectively treatment and control processes belonging to the facility
Requirements of Order submit an approvable corrective action plan for locating the source of total recoverable copper in the system
Settlement Amount $4,400.00
Legal Authority Water Quality Control Act (including Surface Water Allocation)
Date Executed 8/5/2020

Enforcement Order EPD-SW-2888

Facility McIntosh County King Road Municipal Solid Waste Landfill
County McIntosh County
Cause of Order Unlawfully engaged in solid waste handling; failed to cover disposed solid waste with 6 inches of clean earth cover; failed to maintain vector control; failed to maintain a sufficient supply of earth cover for daily cover and stockpiled soil for fire protection within 200 feet of the working face of landfill; failed to maintain effective erosion and sedimentation control to prevent slope erosion; failed to timely submit a properly revised D&O in conjunction with the 5 year permit review submission; failed to apply the monthly cover at the C&D landfill; failed to submit separate Quarterly Tonnage Reports detailing total amount of solid waste disposed; failed to provide Notice of Final Closure to Director within 30 days of receiving the final load of waste and complete closure activities
Requirements of Order Agree to comply with the Solid Waste Act, Rules and MSW and C&D Landfill Solid Waste Handling Permits; uniformly cover all disposed solid waste at MSW Landfill with 6 inches of clean earth at the end of each working day; litter fence shall be erected downwind of the working face of the MSW Landfill and daily inspection and removal of all litter shall be instituted; begin applying monthly cover to the working face of the C&D landfill; provide its latest survey for the MSW landfill and C&D landfill; inspect all erosion and sedimentation structures monthly or after any storm event; submit a corrective action plan prepared by a professional engineer; submit a final report certified by a professional engineer detailing compliance with all conditions of this Order
Settlement Amount $0.00
Legal Authority Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Act
Date Executed 7/31/2020

Enforcement Order EPD-WP-8959

Facility MFG Chemical LLC
County Whitfield County
Cause of Order Discharge into Waters of the State resulting in a fish kill
Requirements of Order Comply with Rules and pay penalty
Settlement Amount $1,358.00
Legal Authority Water Quality Control Act (including Surface Water Allocation)
Date Executed 7/30/2020