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Region 3 Annual Results 2006

National Annual
Results 2006

Numbers at a Glance
Case Highlights

Compliance and Enforcement Annual Results
Numbers at a Glance
Region 3

Estimated Environmental Benefits of Enforcement Actions (Including Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) obtained or committed to:
  Pollutants Reduced (Pounds)
85,893,117
  Contaminated Soil Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
980,370
  Contaminated Water Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
758,645,661
  Stream Miles (Linear Feet)
1,020
  Wetlands Protected (Acres)
12
  People Protected by Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Enforcement
0
Value of Complying Actions
$845,420,356
Value of Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs)
$17,333,281
Cases with SEPs
20
Voluntary Disclosure Program
  Pollutants Reduced as a Result of Audits or Other Actions (Pounds)
1,000
  Facilities Initiated
54
  Companies Initiated
42
  Notices of Determination (NODs)
33
  Facilities Resolved
100
  Companies Resolved
33
Total Entities Reached by Compliance Assistance
8,797
EPA Administrative Compliance Orders (ACOs)
94
EPA Administrative Penalty Complaints (APCs)
168
EPA Civil Judicial Referrals
33
EPA Final Administrative Penalty Order (FAPO) Settlements
166
EPA Civil Judicial Conclusions
20
EPA Administrative Penalties
$2,317,082
EPA Judicial Penalties
$8,976,238
EPA Stipulated Penalties
$170,775
Inspections/Evaluations
2,899
Civil Investigations
20
Number of Regulated Entities Taking Complying Actions during EPA Inspections/Evaluations
95
Number of Regulated Entities Receiving Assistance during EPA Inspections/Evaluations
645
Superfund Cleanup Enforcement
  Remedial Action (RA) Starts Where Settlement Reached or Enforcement Action Taken by the Time of the RA Start (During the FY) at Non-federal Superfund Sites That Have Known Viable, Liable Parties (%)
100%
  Private Party Commitments for Future Response Work (Including Cashouts)
$26,530,000
  Private Party Commitments for Cost Recovery1
$18,050,000
 

Cost Recovery Statute of Limitation Cases Addressed with Total Past Costs Greater Than or Equal to $200,000 (%)1

100%

1In FY 2006, the Office of Site Remediation Enforcement (OSRE) changed the reporting requirements for Consent Decrees (CD) to count only CDs that have been entered by the courts. In FY 2006, the Office of Site Remediation Enforcement (OSRE) changed the reporting requirements for Consent Decrees (CD) to count only CDs that have been entered by the courts. In previous years, OSRE gave credit at the referred, lodged or entered stages. The amounts for FY2006 include CDs that were counted in previous years (at the referral or lodged stages)

Sources for Data displayed in this document: Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Information System (CERCLIS), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Information (RCRAInfo), Air Facility System (AFS), Permit Compliance System (PCS), Criminal Case Reporting System, and National Compliance Data Base System (NCDB), October 28, 2006.

Case Highlights

EPA Settles Alleged Violations of Underground Storage Tank Regulations with Baltimore Company 11/14/06

EPA Orders Beazer to Perform $52 Million Cleanup 11/01/06

Order signed to complete cleanup at Marjol 07/13/2006

EPA secures $6 Million For Ryeland Road cleanup 06/29/2006

EPA sets schedule for Mirant Potomac River to comply with clean air standards 06/02/2006

PCB violations result in major penalty at Wheeling W. Va. facility 03/16/2006

Court settlement signals go ahead for cleanup of Metal Bank superfund site 03/16/2006

International prosecution for mishandling of hazardous waste nets more than $2 Million in restitution 02/16/2006

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