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Public Notice: Proposed Settlement with the City of Glenns Ferry for Clean Water Act Violations

Publish Date: 07/26/2019

Summary

EPA is providing notice of a proposed administrative penalty settlement with the City of Glenns Ferry (respondent) for violations of the Clean Water Act at its facility located in Glenns Ferry, Idaho.

EPA alleges that the respondent failed to comply with certain requirements of the NPDES permit at its wastewater treatment plant. Violations include exceedances of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Total Suspended Solids (TSS), and E. coli permit limits.

This action is being simultaneously commenced and concluded in a Consent Agreement and Final Order. Under the proposed Consent Agreement (see "Related Documents" below), the City of Glenns Ferry will pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

Legal Authority

This is a Class II administrative penalty proceeding governed by Section 309(g) (33 U.S.C. § 1319(g)) of the Clean Water Act and the procedural rules found at 40 CFR Part 22. The requirements that apply to public comment and participation are set forth in the Clean Water Act Section 309(g)(4) and 40 CFR § 22.45.

Applicant or Respondent

City of Glenns Ferry Wastewater Treatment Plant
901 South Steen Drive
Glenns Ferry, ID 83623

Related Documents

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