In the Matter of Security Paving Co.
Docket No. CWA-09-2017-0004
In accordance with Section 309(g) of the Clean Water Act (“CWA”), 33 U.S.C. § 1319(g), and the Consolidated Rules of Practice at 40 C.F.R. Part 22, notice is hereby given of a proposed settlement, recorded in a Consent Agreement and Proposed Final Order (“Proposed Consent Agreement”), between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9 (“EPA”), and Security Paving Company (“Respondent”) to resolve the following civil administrative penalty proceeding under Section 309(g).
On August 23, 2017, pursuant to 40 C.F.R. § 22.13(b) and 22.18(b)(2) and (3), Complainant and Respondent entered into a Proposed Consent Agreement to simultaneously commence and conclude this CWA Class II civil administrative penalty proceeding. The Proposed Consent Agreement requires Respondent to pay to the United States an administrative civil penalty of sixty-four thousand, two hundred nineteen dollars ($64,219.00).
Payment of this penalty will resolve EPA’s allegations that the Respondent violated Sections 301(a) and 402 of the CWA by failing to comply with the State of California’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Storm Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities at Security Paving’s Sun Valley aggregate base material facility (“Facility”) from on or around January 31, 2012 through January 31, 2017.
Kathleen H. Johnson
Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9
Security Paving Company, 8960 Bradley Avenue, Sun Valley, CA 91352
Description of Business or Activity Conducted by the Respondent
Respondent engages in the crushing, grinding, pulverizing and preparation of miscellaneous nonmetallic minerals.
Proposed Order and Penalty
For More Information
Persons wishing to receive a copy of Part 22, or review the Consent Agreement and Proposed Final Order may contact the Regional Hearing Clerk identified above. Please note the Code of Federal Regulations is available online at https://www.ecfr.gov/. Unless otherwise noted the public record for the proceeding is located in the EPA Regional Office at 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105, and the file will be open for public inspection during normal business hours.