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EPA Region 5

Region 5 states mapServing Illinois, Indiana,
Michigan, Minnesota,
Ohio, Wisconsin and
35 Tribes
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Region 5 Events Calendar

(public meetings, comment periods, etc.)

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

EPA will hold a public meeting about a proposed document called an explanation of significant differences (ESD). The ESD explains the significant increases in the estimated cleanup costs for Zones 2 and 3 of Operable Unit 1 of the USS Lead Superfund site.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Comment period ends on the proposed Consent Agreement and Final Order CWA-05-2018-0004 against Bi-State Group, LLC and Larry Sinn (Respondents) which alleges they discharged dredged and fill material into 1.15 acres of wetlands from May 2015 through March 2016 in St. Clair County, Illinois without a Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 permit.

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

Comment period ends on the proposed Consent Agreement and Final Order CWA-05-2018-0003 against Titan Tire Corporation of Bryan  which alleges discharge of oil into navigable waters, violating the oil pollution prevention regulations by failing to meet certain Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plan requirements and discharge prevention and containment procedures.

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

Comment period closes on a proposed NPDES permit (WI-0071323-3) for the treated wastewater discharges from the Oneida Wastewater Treatment Facility located within the boundaries of the Oneida Indian Reservation located in Oneida, WI (Outagamie County).

Monday, March 5, 2018

Comment period closes on a Proposed Consent Decree to resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Indiana Harbor Coke Plant in East Chicago, Ind. See also DOJ Jan. 25, 2018 press release: The United States and Indiana Reach Agreement With SunCoke Energy and Cokenergy to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Indiana Harbor Coke Plant.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Public comment period ends for the DuPont Facility, East Chicago proposed cleanup plan.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Public comment period ends for proposed consent decree with City of Middletown, Ohio regarding combined sewer overflows. See news release EPA, DOJ reach agreement with City of Middletown to prevent sewage discharge to Great Miami River

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

EPA Public Meeting and Public Hearing in Cadillac, Mich. for a Proposed Class I Permit MI-165-1I-0002 to Wexford Water Technologies LLC for one Class I nonhazardous injection well permit.The public meeting runs 6 to 7:30 p.m. The public hearing is 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Comment period closes on Proposed Class I Permit MI-165-1I-0002 to Wexford Water Technologies LLC for one Class I nonhazardous injection well permit.