[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 154 (Thursday, August 11, 1994)]
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[FR Doc No: 94-19637]

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[Federal Register: August 11, 1994]




Proposed Assessment of Clean Water Act Class II Administrative 
Penalty to Toppan West, Inc. and Opportunity To Comment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice of Proposed Administrative Penalty Assessment and 
Opportunity to Comment.


SUMMARY: EPA is providing notice of proposed administrative penalty 
assessment for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act. EPA is also 
providing notice of opportunity to comment on the proposed assessment.
    Under 33 U.S.C. Section 1319(g), EPA is authorized to issue orders 
assessing civil penalties for various violations of the Act. EPA may 
issue these orders after the commencement of either a Class I or Class 
II penalty proceeding. EPA provides public notice of the proposed 
assessments pursuant to 33 U.S.C. Section 1319(g)(4)(a).
    Class II proceedings are conducted under EPA's Consolidated Rules 
of Practice Governing the Administrative Assessment of Civil Penalties 
and the Revocation and Suspension of Permits, 40 CFR Part 22. The 
procedures through which the public may submit written comment on a 
proposed Class II order or participate in a Class II proceeding, and 
the Procedures by which a Respondent may request a hearing, are set 
forth in the Consolidated Rules. The deadline for submitting public 
comment on a proposed Class II order is thirty days after publication 
of this notice.
    On the date identified below, EPA commenced the following Class II 
proceeding for the assessment of penalties:

    In the Matter of Toppan West, Inc., located at 7770 Miramar 
Road, San Diego, California; EPA Docket No. CWA-IX-FY94-25; filed on 
July 20, 1994, with Mr. Steven Armsey, Regional Hearing Clerk, U.S. 
EPA, Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105, 
(415) 744-1389; proposed penalty of $95,000 for failure to comply 
with the categorical pretreatment standards and requirements for new 
source metal finishers (40 CFR 433).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Persons wishing to receive a copy of EPA's 
Consolidated Rules, review of the complaint or other documents filed in 
this proceeding, comment upon a proposed assessment, or otherwise 
participate in the proceeding should contact the Regional Hearing Clerk 
identified above. The administrative record for this proceeding is 
located in the EPA Regional Office identified above, and the file will 
be open for public inspection during normal business hours. All 
information submitted by the respondent is available as part of the 
administrative record, subject to provisions of law restricting public 
disclosure of confidential information. In order to provide opportunity 
for public comment, EPA will issue no final order assessing a penalty 
in these proceedings prior to thirty (30) days after the date of 
publication of this notice.

    Dated: July 20, 1994.
Alexis Strauss,
Acting Director, Water Management Division.
[FR Doc. 94-19637 Filed 8-10-94; 8:45 am]