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Public Notice: LuckyU Enterprises Inc., Haleiwa, HI; Proposed Settlement of Safe Drinking Water Act Administrative Penalty and Opportunity to Comment

Publish Date: 07/09/2019


In accordance with Section 1423(c)(3)(B) of the Safe Drinking Water Act (“SDWA” or “Act”), 42 U.S.C. § 300h-2(c)(3)(B), and the “Consolidated Rules of Practice Governing the Administrative Assessment of Civil Penalties and the Revocation/Termination or Suspension of Permits” (“Consolidated Rules”) 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 LuckyU Enterprises, Inc. to resolve the following civil administrative proceeding under Sections 1423(c)(3)(B) of the Act.

In the Matter of LuckyU Enterprises Inc.
Docket No. UIC-09-2019-0048

Pursuant to 40 C.F.R. §§ 22.13(b) and 22.18(b)(2) - (3), Complainant and Respondent entered into a Proposed Consent Agreement to simultaneously commence and conclude this SDWA civil administrative proceeding. The Proposed Consent Agreement requires Respondent to pay to the United States a penalty of sixty-two thousand one hundred forty-three dollars ($62,143). Payment of this penalty will resolve EPA’s allegations that the Respondent violated 40 C.F.R. § 144.88 by owning and/or operating four (4) large-capacity cesspools (“LCCs”) after the ban on existing LCCs took effect on April 5, 2005.

Complainant: Amy C. Miller, Director, Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Division, U.S. EPA, Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Respondent: LuckyU Enterprises, Inc.

Facility: Commercial Property, Kahuku, HI, 967311.

Description of Business or Activity Conducted by the Respondent: Food Stands.

Alleged Violations: EPA alleges that Respondent owns and/or operates four non-residential (4) LCCs in violation of the ban that took effect on April 5, 2005. 40 C.F.R. § 144.88.

Proposed Order and Penalty: $62,143

Date Filed with Regional Hearing Clerk: July 09, 2019

Applicant or Respondent

LuckyU Enterprises Inc.
59-397 Wilinau Road
Haleiwa, HI 96712