Region 8

Public Notices of Proposed Administrative Settlements and Administrative Penalty Assessments

Some federal laws require that the public be given notice prior to the assessment of civil administrative penalties for violations of environmental requirements. This website serves for such public notice. To view the regulations that govern such proceedings, see 40 C.F.R. Part 22.


Public notice of a Combined Complaint and Consent Agreement with penalty assessment and the opportunity for public comment on the proposed administrative penalty assessment against Whiting Oil and Gas for a discharge of crude oil into Cherry Creek a tributary of the Missouri River in McKenize, County, North Dakota.

Whiting Oil and Gas: docket no. CWA-08-2016-0014, August 19, 2016.


Public notice of a Combined Complaint and Consent Agreement with penalty assessment and the opportunity for public comment on the proposed administrative penalty assessment against Baytex Energy USA LLC for a discharge of crude oil into Sawmill Draw and Homestead Draw, tributaries of the Olmstead Creek in Campbell County, Wyoming.

Baytex Energy USA LLC: docket no. CWA-08-2016-0013, August 18, 2016


Public Notice and Opportunity for Public Comment on the Proposed Combined Complaint and Consent Agreement between Phoenix Production Company and the U.S. EPA for alleged CWA 301 violation at the Rolff Lake Unit and Sheldon Dome Field Facilities, located in Fremont County, Wyoming.

Phoenix Production Company: docket no. CWA-08-2016-0012, August 11, 2016


Public Notice and Opportunity for Public Comment on the Proposed Combined Complaint and Consent Agreement between CC Communities, LLC (f/k/a Century Communities, LLC) and the U.S. EPA for alleged CWA 301 violation at the Lake of the Rockies construction site, located in Monument, Colorado.

Century Communities, LLC: docket no. CWA-08-2016-0011, August 2, 2016


National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Enforcement to file penalty complaint against Field #4, LLC and Constructors West, Inc. for unpermitted construction stormwater discharges in Colorado.
NPDES Enforcement plans to file a Penalty Complaint and Notice of Opportunity for Hearing (Complaint) against Field #4, LLC and Constructors West, Inc. (Respondents). The Complaint includes a proposed penalty of $18,000 for construction stormwater violations at Chatfield IV home construction site and located in Grand Junction, Colorado. Alleged violations include discharge of construction stormwater on at least 11 separate days from April 1, 2011 to December 24, 2013 without authorization by any Clean Water Act permit.

Field #4, LLC and Constructors West, Inc.: docket no. CWA-08-2016-0010, August 1, 2016


The public is invited to comment on the proposed penalty assessment, alleged violations, or any other aspect of the matter. Persons wishing to receive a copy of the Complaint, 40 C.F.R. Part 22, or other documents in the proceeding, or to comment on the matter, should contact the person named below:

Melissa Haniewicz
Regional Hearing Clerk (8RC)
U.S. EPA Region 8
1595 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80202-1129
303-312-7059
haniewicz.melissa@epa.gov