Public Notice: Proposed CAFO: CWA-05-2017-0011

Publish Date: 06/06/2017


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, is providing this notice of its intent to file a proposed Consent Agreement and Final Order (CAFO) against EES Coke Battery, LLC (Respondent) for violations of the  Clean Water Act (CWA). This CAFO will settle EPA's allegations that Respondent violated the CWA at the facility by failing to provide adequate secondary containment for all of its loading and unloading racks, failing to  update its Integrated Contingency Plan (ICP) after making changes to the facility, failing to submit its ICP to the Region for evaluation under the Facility Response Plan (FRP) regulations, and failing to address within the  facility's ICP its compliance with several requirements of the Spill Prevention, Countermeasure, and Control (SPCC) regulations at 40 C.F.R. Part 112 to prevent and minimize the effects from oil spills at the facility.

Program/Statute:  Clean Water Act (CWA)

Proposed action: Proposed CAFO

Applicant or Respondent

EES Coke Battery, LLC
1400 Zug Island Road
River Rouge, MI

Permit #: CWA-05-2017-0011