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Underground Injection Control (UIC)

USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region 5; Proposed Safe Drinking Water Act Underground Injection Control Program Administrative Order on Consent

Proposed Administrative Order on Consent (“Proposed Consent Order”), between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9 (“EPA”), and United States Department of Agriculture, Region 5 (“Respondent”).

Docket No. SDWA-UIC-AOC-2018-004.

EPA: Michael Stoker, Regional Administrator, U.S. EPA, Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Respondent: USDA, Pacific Southwest Region
Facility: Multiple National Forests in California
Description of Business or Activity Conducted by the Respondent: Public Lands
Alleged Violations: EPA alleges that, since April 5, 2005, Respondent owned and/or operated sixty-two LCCs on Forest Service lands in California in violation of the LCC ban. The continued operation of these LCCs is an ongoing violation of 40 C.F.R. § 144.88 and the SDWA.

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