PURPOSE OF PUBLIC NOTICE
THE PURPOSE OF THIS PUBLIC NOTICE IS TO SOLICIT COMMENT ON THE EXPEDITED SETTLEMENT OFFER (ESO) BETWEEN THE STATE OF UTAH DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, DIVISION OF WATER QUALITY (“DIVISION”) AND HENDERSON BUILDERS LLC. THE ESO CONTAINS STIPULATED PENTALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE STORM WATER RULES AND PERMIT AT THE WINGATE VILLAGE IN GRAND COUNTY. THE ESO IS PROVIDED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE UTAH WATER QUALITY ACT, TITLE 9, CHAPTER 5, SECTION 115.
NAME: EXPEDITED SETTLEMENT OFFER FOR WINGATE VILLAGE.
The Utah Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (UPDES) General Permit for Discharges from Construction Activities (Permit No. UTRC00000) authorizes owners and operators of construction activities that that apply for and obtain coverage under Permit No. UTRC00000 to discharge pollutants in accordance with specific effluent limitations and conditions. Henderson Builders LLC, obtained coverage as owner/operator of the Wingate Village (the site) under Permit No. UTRC00000 on September 27, 2019 and was assigned permit number of UTR396417.
The Division conducted an inspection of the site on March 02, 2021. The following violations discovered were documented in the inspection report, including but not limited to: Expired permit coverage, failure to provide all elements of the project SWPPP, Failure to document self-inspection reports, failure to install perimeter controls, track out, and discharge of sediment.
The ESO is available for public review under “Public Notices” at www.waterquality.utah.gov/. Written public comments can be submitted to: Eric Castrejon, Utah Division of Water Quality, P.O. Box 144870, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4870 or by email at: [email protected] The deadline to receive comments is by close of business on June 6, 2022. After considering public comment, the Division of Utah Water Quality will execute the ESO or revise it.
Published in The Times-Independent, Moab, Utah, May 5, 2022.