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Tradebe Treatment and Recycling of Bridgeport, LLC Enters into a Consent Order for Air Violations

Date: Dec 06, 2018

Town: Bridgeport

Tradebe Treatment and Recycling of Bridgeport, LLC, operator of a non-hazardous solid waste treatment pit, entered into a consent order for failure to control airborne particulate matter that crossed the property line near ground levels and emission of substances which created nuisance odor in the ambient air. The respondent is required to submit a report describing the remedial actions taken to abate the odors as well as provide progress reports outlining the actions taken to comply with the order. In addition, the respondent shall fund a civil penalty in the amount of $4,500 for the violations.

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Success Village Apartments, Inc. Enters into a Consent Order for Violations to the General Permit to Limit the Potential to Emit

Date: Nov 29, 2018

Town: Bridgeport

Success Village Apartments, Inc., owner and operator of fuel burning equipment, entered into a consent order for failure to submit annual compliance certification for calendar year 2015 and 2016 and for not providing the necessary records to calculate the actual emissions of regulated air pollutants from each boiler at the premises. The consent order requires the respondent to submit copies of the forms to be used to keep records to meet the requirements of the permit and provide samples of the emissions calculations. As a result of the violations, the respondent shall pay a civil penalty in the amount of $4,500.

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Maqsood Bhura Enters into a Consent Order for Air Violations

Date: Nov 07, 2018

Town: Marlborough

Maqsood Bhura, owner of a gasoline dispensing facility, entered into a consent order for failure to perform a pressure decay test in the Stage I Vapor Recovery System. The respondent has agreed to pay a civil penalty in the amount of $600 for the violations.

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Colonial Coatings, Inc. Enters into a Consent Order for Air Violations

Date: Nov 05, 2018

Town: Milford

Colonial Coatings, Inc. enters into a consent order for failure to: install emission control on its plasma spray booths; keep fugitive emissions from crossing its property line; apply for and obtain permits for the plasma spray booths; and operate an open top batch vapor degreaser which uses a hazardous air pollutant without a NSR permit. The consent order requires the respondent to submit records which demonstrate compliance with the VOC-content exemptions and submit an emission inventory report for calendar year 2016. As a result of the violations, the respondent is required to pay a civil penalty in the amount of $58,837.50. In addition, the respondent shall pay $17,166 in outstanding emissions fees for emissions that occurred in 2013 through 2015.

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HPC-Eight, LLC and New York Stucco and General Construction Enter into a Consent Order for Air Pollution

Date: Aug 08, 2018

Town: Stamford

HPC-Eight, LLC and New York Stucco and General Construction entered into a consent order for not properly installing styrofoam to the exterior of an apartment building which resulted in the deposit of chunks and beads of expanded polystyrene foam throughout the neighborhood, in several storm drains, and on the construction site. As a result of the violations, the respondents shall pay a civil penalty in the amount of $9,750.

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City of Norwalk- Third Taxing District Enters into a Consent Order for Violations to the New Source Review Permit

Date: Jul 20, 2018

Town: Norwalk

City of Norwalk - Third Taxing District entered into a consent order for failure to conduct 5-year periodic emission testing for nitrogen oxides on each of its three generators. The respondent shall pay a civil penalty in the amount of $13,015 for the violations.

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