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FY 2005 Region 5 Compliance and Enforcement Annual Results

FY 2005 National Annual Results

Region 5 encompasses the States of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. The Regional Counsel and the ORC staff represent the Region in civil, judicial, and administrative enforcement actions against regulated entities and in defensive matters within the jurisdiction of Region 5. This page lists the key results of the resolution of Region 5's FY 2005 enforcement activities.

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Numbers at a Glance

Key Results of Region 5 FY 2005 Enforcement Activities
Estimated Environmental\Benefits of Enforcement Resolutions
  • Pollutants required to be reduced, prevented or eliminated
584,417,618 lbs
  • Contaminated soil and sediment required to be cleaned
3,399,349 cubic yards
  • Contaminated water required to be cleaned
9,344,682 cubic yards
  • Stream miles required to be cleaned
2,185 linear feet
  • Wetlands required to be protected/restored
206 acres
Administrative Settlements 215
Administrative Compliance Orders Issued 121
Administistrative Penalty Complaints 215
Civil Judicial Settlements 34
Referrals to the Department of Justice 55
Settlements and Final Orders with Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) 41
Value of Injunctive Relief $1,936,309,794
Value of Assesed Federal Penalties $24,005,584
Value of Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) $18,578,750
Number of Voluntary Disclosure Enforcement Case Settlements 33
Criminal Program
  • Number of cases charged
19
  • Defendants charged
30
  • Custody Imposed
200 months
  • Fines and Restitution
$3,600,398

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