UTAH DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY – DIVISION OF WATER QUALITY

PUBLIC NOTICE OF CONSENT AGREEMENT AND ORDER, UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY, DOCKET NO. I18-08

PURPOSE OF PUBLIC NOTICE

This notice is to declare that the State of Utah has issued a Consent Agreement and Order to Union Pacific Railroad Company. This Public Notice is issued pursuant to Utah Administrative Code R317-8-1.9, to provide opportunity for public comment on the proposed settlement of an enforcement action. The proposed order is for the purpose of resolving alleged violations of Utah Code Annotated 19-5 (Water Quality Act), and is a resolution of enforcement proceedings brought against Union Pacific.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Public comments are invited any time prior to close of business on April 4, 2019. Comments may be directed to the Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Water Quality, 195 North 1950 West, PO Box 144870, Salt Lake City, Utah  84114-4870.

FURTHER INFORMATION

The settlement agreement is available for public review under “Public Notices” at https://deq.utah.gov/public-notices-archive/water-quality-public-notices.

If internet access is not available, a copy may be obtained by calling Kevin Okleberry at 801-536-4054.  Written public comments can be submitted to: Kevin Okleberry, PO Box 144870, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4870 or by email at: kokleberry@utah.gov. The deadline to receive comments is close of business on April 4, 2019.  After considering public comment the Director of the Division of Water Quality may execute the settlement agreement, revise it, or abandon it.

Published in ETV News March 6, 2019.

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