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Proposed Penalty Against Murrey's Disposal Company For Clean Water Act Violations

Public Notice Summary

Action: Penalty assessment under the Clean Water Act

Date of Notice: August 7, 2014

Comment Period Ends: September 8, 2014

Case Name: Murrey's disposal Company

Complaint Docket Number: CWA-10-2014-0145

How to Submit Comments: In accordance with 40 C.F.R. 22.45, anyone wishing to comment on or participate in this proceeding must notify the Regional Hearing Clerk within 30 days of this notice. Please provide your name, complete mailing address, and any comments you have on this action.

Description: Pursuant to Section 309(g)(4) of the Clean Water Act (“CWA”), the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 (“EPA”) is providing public notice of the proposed penalty described below. In order to provide opportunity for public comment, the EPA will not take final action in this proceeding prior to 40 days after publication of this notice.

EPA proposes to commence an administrative penalty action against Murrey's Disposal Company, Inc. (“Respondent”) for violations of the CWA at its facility in Fife, Washington (“Facility”). The Facility is covered by a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (“NPDES”) Industrial Stormwater General Permit issued by the Washington Department of Ecology. The alleged violations were documented during an inspection of the Facility by EPA on May 13, 2013, and include violations of NPDES permit conditions related to sampling, inspections, recordkeeping and implementation of best management practices. EPA proposes to assess a penalty of $31,400.

This is a Class II administrative penalty proceeding, governed by Section 309(g)(2)(B) of the CWA and the procedural rules found at 40 C.F.R. Part 22. The requirements that apply to public comment and participation are set forth in 40 C.F.R. 22.45.

Comments Accepted: Persons wishing to comment on the EPA’s proposed action or to become participants in this action may do so by submitting their address and telephone number, along with written comments, to the Regional Hearing Clerk at the address below within 30 days of the date of this notice.

Regional Hearing Clerk:
Candace Smith, Regional Hearing Clerk
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Region 10 (ORC-158)
1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900
Seattle, Washington 98101-3140
(206) 553-6524
Complainant:
Edward J. Kowalski, Director
Office of Compliance and Enforcement
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Region 10 (OCE-184)
1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900
Seattle, Washington 98101-3140
Respondent:
Murrey's Disposal Company, Inc.
4622 70th Avenue East
Fife, Washington 98424
Location of Facility: Murrey's Disposal Company, Inc. 4622 70th Avenue East, Fife, Washignton, 98424

Applicable Permit No.: WAR005639

Business/activity of Respondent: Solid waste transfer, vehicle maintenance (NAICS 56211)

For additional information on this action or to obtain a copy of the consent agreement and final order, please contact Steven Potokar (206) 553-6354.


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