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Administrative Civil Liability Complaint No. R9-2013-0152 against the City of Encinitas and USS Cal Builders, Inc. for Violations of Construction and Municipal Storm Water Requirements from the Hall Property Park Project

UPDATE: The City of Encinitas and the San Diego Water Board Prosecution Team have reached a tentative Settlement Agreement to resolve the violations alleged and administrative civil liability recommended in Administrative Civil Liability Complaint No. R9-2013-0152. A 30-day public comment period has been established to receive comments from interested parties regarding the tentative Settlement Agreement. Public comments will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Electronic comments are encouraged and should be submitted via e-mail to SanDiego@waterboards.ca.gov in text searchable PDF format, with the subject heading "R9-2015-0047 comments rstewart:222765." Written hard copy comments should be submitted to the San Diego Water Board office, to the attention of Rebecca Stewart. For questions or comments contact Rebecca Stewart at 619-516-1977 or via email at Rebecca.Stewart@waterboards.ca.gov. (Posted April 14, 2015)

On November 21, 2013, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued ACL Complaint No. R9-2013-0152 against the City of Encinitas and USS Cal Builders, Inc. in the amount of $430,851 for discharging sediment to the MS4, Rossini Creek and San Elijo Lagoon and related violations of Order No. 2009-0009-DWQ and for the City's failure to adequately implement the Jurisdictional Urban Runoff Management Program construction component of San Diego Water Board Order No. R9-2007-0001 during construction of the Hall Property Park. A public hearing has been tentatively scheduled for February 12, 2014. For more information or to submit comments contact Rebecca Stewart at 619-521-3004 or via email at Rebecca.Stewart@waterboards.ca.gov. (Posted November 25, 2013)

Supplemental Environmental Projects and Enhanced Compliance Actions

Responsible parties may satisfy portions of assessed civil liabilities by funding Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) and/or Enhanced Compliance Actions (ECAs) that are acceptable to the San Diego Water Board. For information regarding the process and application materials, please visit http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/sandiego/publications_forms/available_documents/sep.shtml or contact Chiara Clemente at Chiara.Clemente@waterboards.ca.gov.

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