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Annual Results 2006

National Annual
Results 2006

Numbers at a Glance

See also Case Highlights

Estimated Environmental Benefits of Enforcement Actions
Numbers At A Glance Topic
Pollutants reduced (pounds) 145,358,476
Contaminated soil cleaned (cubic yds) 535,385
Contaminated water cleaned (cubic yds) 23,006,569
Stream miles (linear feet) 5,740
Wetlands protected (acres) 2,368
People protected by Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) enforcement 3,579
Value of complying actions $475,823,948
Value of supplemental environmental projects (SEPs) $11,927,567
Cases with SEPs 41

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Voluntary Disclosure Program
Numbers At A Glance Topic
Pollutants reduced as a result of audits or other actions (pounds) 10
Facilities initiated 82
Companies initiated 72
Notices of determination 44
Facilities resolved 75
Companies resolved 54
Total entities reached by compliance assistance 105,183
EPA administrative compliance orders 123
EPA administrative penalty complaints 194
EPA civil judicial referrals 60
EPA final administrative penalty order settlements 188
EPA civil judicial conclusions 38
EPA administrative penalties $4,828,897
EPA judicial penalties $5,864,587
EPA stipulated penalties $210,000
Inspections/evaluations 3,286
Civil Investigations 27
Number of regulated entities taking complying actions during EPA inspections/evaluations 333
Number of regulated entities receiving assistance during EPA inspections/evaluations 3,452

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Superfund Cleanup Enforcement
Numbers At A Glance Topic
Remedial Action (RA) starts
where settlement reached or enforcement action taken by the time of the RA start (during the fiscal year) at non-federal Superfund sites that have known viable, liable parties (%)
100%
Private party commitments for future response work (including cashouts) $31.3 million
Private party commitments for cost recovery $11.7 million
Cost recovery statute of limitation cases addressed with total past costs greater than or equal to $200,000 (%) 100%

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