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Region 4 Files Consent Agreement and Final Order (CAFO) with Bill Collins Oil Company, Inc. to Resolve Alleged Violations of Emergency Planning Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA)

Release Date: 06/15/2005
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CONTACT:
Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421, harris-young.dawn@epa.gov
Laura Niles, (404) 562-8353, niles.laura@epa.gov

June 15, 2005

Region 4 Files Consent Agreement and Final Order (CAFO) with Bill Collins Oil Company, Inc. to Resolve Alleged Violations of Emergency Planning Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA)

A Consent Agreement and Final Order (CAFO) with Bill Collins Oil Company has been issued by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for alleged violations of EPCRA. The company located in Greensburg, Kentucky failed to submit a completed Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory form (Tier II form) for low sulfur diesel fuel. This chemical information must be given to the State Emergency Response Commission, the Local Emergency Planning Committee and the fire department with jurisdiction over the facility for the calendar years 2002 and 2003. Under the terms of the CAFO, Bill Collins Oil Company agreed to pay a fine of $8,876.

U.S. District Court Enters Remedial Design/ Remedial Action (RD/RA) Consent Decree for the Tennessee Products Superfund Site

The Consent Decree the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed with M.W. Custom Papers, LLC, Reilly Industries, Inc., Southern Wood Piedmont Company, and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has been entered by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. The Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs) are providing for cleanup of a 2 mile stretch of Chattanooga Creek in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Estimated cost of the cleanup is $13,148,483. M.W. Custom Papers, LLC, Reilly Industries, Inc., Southern Wood Piedmont Company, also agreed to pay EPA $2,793,912 toward reimbursing the agency’s past cleanup costs. Also, U.S. General Services Administration agreed to cash out its liability for $17,400,000 of which $6,519,128 will be used towards EPA’s reimbursement.