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Table of Water Enforcement Branch Public Notices

(Posted below are enforcement actions that have been publically noticed)
Name and Location Nature of Violation Docket Permit Number Date of Public Notice Class Penalty
Chaparral Energy, LLC Southwest Quarter of Section 23, Township 25 North, Range 8 East, Osage County, OK; Northeast Quarter of Section 31, Township 24 North, Range 8 East, Osage County, OK; Northwest Quarter of Section 10, Township 27 North, Range 5 East, Osage County, OK; Northwest Quarter of Section 2, Township 25 North, Range 6 East, Osage County, OK; Southwest Quarter of Section 3; Northwest Quarter of Section 23; and Northeast Quarter of Section 14, Township 27 North, Range 5 East, Osage County, OKProduced water discharge: The Respondent operated 5 facilities all located in Osage County, OK. The EPA inspected these facilities on 7 separate occasions between the dates of June 10, 2013 through November 5, 2014. During the inspections the EPA observed where the facilities had discharged produced water to a waters of the US resulting in violations of the CWA. Penalty Amount: $90,000CWA-06-2015-1718OKU000791, OKU000800, OKU000803, OKU000807, OKU00080801/12/2015CWA Class II
City of Baton Rouge, 222 St. Louis Street. Baton Rouge, LA 70821-1471Respondent is a municipality operating the East Baton Rouge Parish/City of Baton Rouge Storm Sewer System (MS4) that discharges to the Mississippi River. EPA conducted a compliance assessment of the Respondent’s Storm Water Management Program in September 2013. Respondent was found to have violated its NPDES MS4 permit by failing to provide sufficient administrative, technical and inspection staff, equipment and resources to conduct inspections; and failure to investigate alleged illicit discharges and document inspection reports and related storm water management activities in a database. Respondent is being issued a Class II Penalty Order with an administrative fine of $44,802. CWA-06-2014-1769LAS00010101/07/2015CWA Class II
Rickaway Energy, Corp. Facility #1 Hierholzer Lease N29.033889, W98.300532 Facility #2 Minnie Stewart Lease N29.254185, W97.953108 Facility #3 M.C. Stroud Lease N29.251827, W97.957590 Facility #4 Mrs. E. Wheeler Lease N29.247066, W97.963834 Facility #5 Hardin-Slaughter Lease N29.244757, W97.965953Produced water discharge: The Respondent operates 5 facilities all located in Wilson County, Texas. The EPA inspected these facilities on 4 separate occasions between the dates of September 11, 2012 through April 28, 2014. During the inspections the EPA observed where the facilities had discharged produced water to a waters of the US resulting in violations of the CWA. Penalty Amount: $13,500CWA-06-2014-1752TXU010998, TXU010999, TXU011000, TXU011001, TXU010970, TX01339001/13/2015CWA Class I

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