In the Matter of Guam Industrial Services Inc.
Complainant: Amy C. Miller, Director, Enforcement & Compliance Assurance Division, U.S. EPA, Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105
Respondent: Guam Industrial Services, 272 East Harmon Industrial Park Road, Suite 201-202, Tamuning, Guam 96913
Description of Business or Activity Conducted by the Respondent: Guam Industrial Services, dba “Guam Shipyard” operates a shipyard repair facility on Cabras Island “H Wharf” in Piti, Guam.
Summary of Alleged Violations: Guam Shipyard violated CWA Sections 301(a), 33 U.S.C. § 1311(a) on at least sixty-three (63) rain days by discharging storm water associated with industrial activity from a point source into waters of the United States without a NPDES permit. Specifically, violations included failure to contain sandblast grit, paint particles and debris from discharging to Apra Harbor; failure to maintain oil response equipment on-site; failure to contain leaks and spills of oil and grease; and failure to properly store drums and containers of used oil, sandblast grit and other waste materials without best management practice which allowed exposure to stormwater.
Proposed Penalty: Sixty-eight thousand and three hundred and eighty-eight dollars ($68,388).
Complaint, Consent Agreement and Final Order: Guam Industrial Services, Tamuning, Guam (PDF)(11 pp, 229 K,
December 4, 2020)
Complaint, Consent Agreement and Final Order in the matter of Guam Industrial Services 272 East Harmon Industrial Park Rd. Ste. 201-202 Tamuning, Guam 96913.