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2007 Region 5 Compliance and Enforcement Annual Results

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Compliance and Enforcement Annual Results
Numbers at a Glance
Region 5

Results Obtained from EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Direct Estimated Environmental Benefits
Pollutants Reduced (Pounds) 297,007,137
Contaminated Soil to be Cleaned Up (Cubic Yards) 1,860,736
Contaminated Water to be Cleaned Up (Cubic Yards) 55,512,959
Stream Miles (Linear Feet) 6,154
Wetlands Protected (Acres) 167
People Protected by Safe Drinking Water Act Enforcement 13,705
Investments in Pollution Control and Clean-up (Injunctive Relief) $2,673,728,336
Investments in Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) $7,193,945
Civil Penalties
Administrative Penalties $4,212,586
Judicial Penalties $9,551,777
Stipulated Penalties $695,942
EPA Civil Enforcement and Compliance Activities
Referrals of Civil Judicial Enforcement Cases to Department of Justice (DOJ) 46
Supplemental Referrals of Civil Judicial Enforcement Cases to DOJ 2
Civil Judicial Complaints Filed with Court 33
Civil Judicial Enforcement Case Conclusions 37
Administrative Penalty Order Complaints 178
Final Administrative Penalty Order Settlements 191
Administrative Compliance Orders 100
Cases with SEPs 37
EPA Compliance Monitoring Activities
Inspections/Evaluations 3,620
Civil Investigations 27
Number of Regulated Entities Taking Complying Actions during EPA Inspections/Evaluations 436
Number of Regulated Entities Receiving Assistance during EPA Inspections/Evaluations 2,421
EPA Superfund Cleanup Enforcement
Remedial Action (RA) Starts where Settlement Reached or Enforcement Action Taken by the time of the RA Start (during the FY) at Non-Federal Superfund Sites that have Known Viable, Liable Parties (%) 100%
Private Party Commitments for Site Study and Cleanup (incl cashouts) $102,722,499
Private Party Commitments for Oversight $N/A*(see note)
Private Party Commitments for Cost Recovery $16,860,486
Cost Recovery Statute of Limitation Cases Addressed with Total Past Costs Greater than or Equal to $200,000 (%) 100%
EPA Voluntary Disclosure Program
Pollutants Reduced as a Result of Audits or Other Actions (Pounds) 92,206
Facilities Initiated 67
Companies Initiated 55
Notices of Determination (NODs) 93
Facilities Resolved 127
Companies Resolved 111
EPA Compliance Assistance
Total Entities Reached by Compliance Assistance 4,238
Number of User Visits to Web-Based Compliance Assistance Centers N/A*(see note)

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*N/A - Information not available as part of Regional Certification

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Federal Data Presented State by State

EPA works in partnership with states in targeting federal enforcement where it produces the most environmental benefit.

Map of EPA Region 5 Illinois Indiana Michigan Minnesota Ohio Wisconsin

Region 5, Illinois

Results Obtained from EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Direct Environmental Benefits
  • Pollutants Reduced (Pounds)
2,598,000
  • Contaminated Soil Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
960,700
  • Contaminated Water Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
0
Investments in Pollution Control and Clean-up (Injunctive Relief) $34,212,368
Investments in Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) $602,434
Civil Penalties $1,797,327
Counts of EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Civil Judicial Conclusions 9
Final Administrative Penalty Orders 69
Administrative Compliance Orders 27

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Region 5, Indiana

Results Obtained from EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Direct Environmental Benefits
  • Pollutants Reduced (Pounds)
36,239,368
  • Contaminated Soil Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
3,150
  • Contaminated Water Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
0
Investments in Pollution Control and Clean-up (Injunctive Relief) $1,873,978,055
Investments in Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) $2,198,456
Civil Penalties $3,219,319
Counts of EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Civil Judicial Conclusions 11
Final Administrative Penalty Orders 24
Administrative Compliance Orders 11

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Region 5, Michigan

Results Obtained from EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Direct Environmental Benefits
  • Pollutants Reduced (Pounds)
45,320,208
  • Contaminated Soil Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
347,236
  • Contaminated Water Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
4,485,933
Investments in Pollution Control and Clean-up (Injunctive Relief) $200,757,360
Investments in Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) $3,159,211
Civil Penalties $1,723,893
Counts of EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Civil Judicial Conclusions 5
Final Administrative Penalty Orders 35
Administrative Compliance Orders 15

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Region 5, Minnesota

Results Obtained from EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Direct Environmental Benefits
  • Pollutants Reduced (Pounds)
92,451
  • Contaminated Soil Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
0
  • Contaminated Water Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
0
Investments in Pollution Control and Clean-up (Injunctive Relief) $287,000
Investments in Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) $188,659
Civil Penalties $711,965
Counts of EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Civil Judicial Conclusions 3
Final Administrative Penalty Orders 21
Administrative Compliance Orders 4

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Region 5, Ohio

Results Obtained from EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Direct Environmental Benefits
  • Pollutants Reduced (Pounds)
39,338,409
  • Contaminated Soil Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
300,000
  • Contaminated Water Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
50,320,000
Investments in Pollution Control and Clean-up (Injunctive Relief) $36,491,351
Investments in Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) $546,085
Civil Penalties $3,422,302
Counts of EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Civil Judicial Conclusions 10
Final Administrative Penalty Orders 27
Administrative Compliance Orders 36

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Region 5, Wisconsin

Results Obtained from EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Direct Environmental Benefits
  • Pollutants Reduced (Pounds)
173,615,596
  • Contaminated Soil Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
249,551
  • Contaminated Water Cleaned (Cubic Yards)
50,320,000
Investments in Pollution Control and Clean-up (Injunctive Relief) $528,000,200
Investments in Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) $138,200
Civil Penalties $2,837,055
Counts of EPA Civil Enforcement Actions
Civil Judicial Conclusions 3
Final Administrative Penalty Orders 15
Administrative Compliance Orders 7

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