Office of Regional CounselOur office performs legal counseling for Regional program offices and management. We work with the Department of Justice and program offices on defensive litigation. We are the home of the Regional Judicial Officer and Regional Hearing Clerk. We also handle legal aspects of employee relations and grants administration, as well as counsel programs regarding Tribal issues.
For more information on this program please visit The Office of General Counsel
The Regional Hearing Clerk Docket
The Regional Hearing Clerk ("RHC") data base ("docket") web site for EPA Region 8 lists administrative actions and be the focal point for administrative proceedings under the Agency's Consolidated Rules of Practice Governing the Administrative Assessment of Civil Penalties, Issuance of Compliance or Corrective Action Orders, and the Revocation, Termination or Suspension of Permits, ("The Consolidated Rules of Practice", "Rule(s)" or CROP") The Agency initiates enforcement actions when a person, industry, or other entity fails to comply with environmental laws and statues.
Depending on the particular statute, administrative actions taken against a respondent may include:
- Notice of Violation;
- Administrative Orders;
- Complaints and Notice of Opportunity for Hearing;
- Stop, Sale, or Use Order; and
- Consent Agreements/Final Orders.
These cases are given individual docket numbers by the RHC and are kept as the official Docket.
As these actions become available they will be posted on this site. Until then, contact the RHC:
EPA Region 8, 8RC
1595 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202-1129
phone: 303-312-6765 or
1-800-227-8917 (Region 8 states only)
For additional information on Regional Enforcement actions, please consult the Compliance and Enforcement site.