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.


National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Enforcement and Veit, Inc., agree to settle violations for stormwater discharges in North Dakota resulting from construction activity. Veit and Company, Inc. (Veit) has agreed to a Combined Complaint and Consent Agreement (CCCA) under which Viet will pay $15,000 for construction stormwater violations at the Longfellow Elementary School in Minot, North Dakota. Alleged violations include discharge on at least 13 separate days from June of 2012 to August 12, 2013 without authorization by any Clean Water Act permit.

Longfellow Elementary School: docket #CWA-08-2016-0008, July 7, 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