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Environmental Case Resolutions  
  • G.A.A.R., L.L.C. (Resolved 11/1/11)
    • Owner of wastewater treatment facility failed to properly construct and operate its facility, causing discharges into waters of the state. Owner agreed to a civil penalty of $15,000.00.
  • Dean, Inc. and Michael Sellenschuetter (Resolved 10/17/11)
    • Condominium developer agreed to pay $8,000.00 for violations of its land disturbance permit at a development site in St. Charles County, which resulted in pollution of waters of the state.
  • Wheelhouse Marina, LLC (Resolved 9/14/11)
    • Marina ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.00 and construct improvements to its wastewater treatment facility to bring it into compliance with its permit and the Clean Water Law.
  • Shannon County Commission (Resolved 7/21/11)
    • County engaged in activities to rechannel a creek without a permit, which resulted in pollution to waters of the state. The county agreed to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.00, to providing training to county employees, and to notify appropriate state and federal official of any future activities.
  • Pepper’s Pizza (Resolved 6/24/11)
    • Restaurant and bar owner failed to properly operate and maintain its wastewater treatment facility, submitted required monitoring permits and maintain access to the facility. Owner agreed to connect to regional sewer system and to a civil penalty of $18,000.00.
  • Donald W. Emerson, Jr. d/b/a Double E. Construction (Resolved 5/26/11)
    • Construction company that caused sanitary sewer collapse and release of sewage to Bear Creek agreed to pay $8,000.00 civil penalty and $1,954.00 for response costs incurred by the State to response to the sewage spill.
  • Cedar Heights Construction, LLC (Resolved 5/16/11)
    • Condominium developer agreed to pay civil penalty of $20,000.00 for failing to properly operate and maintain its wastewater treatment facility.
  • Damsite Improvement Association (Resolved 4/22/11)
    • Corporation owning wastewater treatment facility for a subdivision failed to properly operate and maintain its facility. Corporation agreed to connect to regional sewer system and pay a civil penalty of $600.00.
  • Central Jefferson County Utilities, Inc. and Raintree Plantation, Inc. (Resolved 4/19/11)
    • Owners of wastewater treatment facility serving residential subdivision failed to operate and maintain the facility in accordance with its permit. The violations were resolved and owners paid civil penalty of $2,000.00.
  • Pendurthi Properties d/b/a Randy’s Market and Randy’s Carwash (Resolved 4/18/11)
    • Owners of a market and car wash failed to comply with the terms and conditions of their operating permits for their two separate wastewater treatment facilities when they failed to timely renew one permit, failed to properly maintain the facilities, failed to submit required monitoring reports and failed to close a facility after operations ceased. Owners agreed to a civil penalty of $14,000.00.
  • Triad Development Company (Resolved 3/21/11)
    • Developer of commercial and residential property in Lincoln County had numerous and repeated violations its land disturbance permit, which resulted in significant pollution to waters of the state. Developer agreed to pay $60,000.00 civil penalty in a judgment approved by the circuit court.
  • Big Bear Resort Condominium Owners Association, Inc. (Resolved 3/17/11)
    • Owner of wastewater treatment facility agreed to resolve violations of state operating permit by connecting to a regional treatment facility and paying a civil penalty of $6,000.00. The Consent Judgment was approved by the Camden County Circuit Court.
  • Robert and Brenda Watkins d/b/a Emerald Court Duplexes (Resolved 3/16/11)
    • Owners of wastewater treatment facility serving six duplexes violated the terms and condition of their operating permit and failed to renew the permit. They agreed to pay a civil penalty of $12,000.00, which was approved by the Camden County Circuit Court.
  • St. James Estates, LLC (Resolved 2/4/11)
    • Developers of a residential subdivision failed to meet the requirements for owning and operating a land disturbance site and awater contaminant source. The Lincoln County Circuit Court entered a consent judgment requiring the developers to stabilize the site, terminate their permit, and pay a civil penalty of $25,000.00.
  • Sunrise Beach RV Park, LLC (Resolved 1/5/11)
    • Owners of a RV park violated Missouri Clean Water Law by modifying a sewer system without a construction permit, failing to install a fence around the wastewater treatment facility, and unlawfully discharging wastewater to waters of the state. Owners agreed to pay a $6,000.00 civil penalty and to comply with the Missouri Clean Water Law in the future.
  • City of Kansas City, Missouri (Resolved 1/5/11)
    • Kansas City owns and operates seven wastewater treatment facilities and 2,600 miles of sewer lines. In a Consent Judgment approved by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the City agreed to resolve numerous releases of sewage by implementing an overflow response plan to reduce the risk from future spills and improve the City’s response to sewage releases. In a Settlement Agreement with the state of Missouri, the City agreed to pay civil penalties of $119,929.51 to the Jackson, Platte and Clay County school funds and $15,070.49 in damages and response costs to the Department of Natural Resources.
  • Sunset View Estates WWTF, Inc. (Resolved 1/3/11)
    • Owner of subdivision’s wastewater treatment facility agreed to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.00 for failing to operate and maintain its facility in accordance with its Missouri state operating permit conditions. The Morgan County Circuit Court approved the Consent Judgment.
  • Odessa R-VII School District (Resolved 12/27/10)
    • School district failed to comply with the terms of its land disturbance permit when developing two parcels of land. District agreed to civil penalty of $5,000.00.
  • Robert Bowman d/b/a Oak View Apartments (Resolved 12/16/10)
    • Wastewater treatment facility serving Camden County apartment complex was cited for exceeding its Missouri state operating permit limits and for failing to document the addition of a dechlorination system. Owner agreed to pay a civil penalty of $10,000.00.
  • Millstone Townhouses Owners Association (Resolved 12/6/10)
    • Homeowners association agreed to pay a $1,500.00 civil penalty to resolve violations of its Missouri state operating permit.
  • David Brothers Dairy (Resolved 10/29/10)
    • To resolve various violations of the Missouri Clean Water Law and the terms of a December 2005 Settlement Agreement, the court ordered and the dairy operator agreed to perform schedule of compliance to close the dairy’s wastewater lagoons.
  • Prairie View Mobile Home Park (Resolved 10/20/10)
    • Since March 2006, this mobile home park repeatedly violated the Missouri Clean Water Law in the operation of its wastewater treatment facility. The Lincoln County Circuit Court approved a Consent Judgment requiring the owners to make improvements and to properly operate and maintain the facility. The owners agreed to pay a civil penalty of $8,000.00.
  • Double M Mobile Coach Ranch (Resolved 10/6/10)
    • Owner of a mobile home park discharged wastewater in excess of its permit limits and failed to submit monitoring reports. Default judgment imposing permanent injunction and civil penalty of $16,000.00 was entered by the Benton County Circuit Court.
  • George James d/b/a/ Lake of the Woods Mobile Home Park (Resolved 10/6/10)
    • The owner of a mobile home park was ordered by the Boone County Circuit Court to pay a civil penalty of $2,500.00 for various violations of the Missouri Clean Water Law arising of the operation of his wastewater treatment facility.
  • Nelson Leonard (Resolved 9/17/10)
    • Owner of property in Cooper County was discharging sewage from an inadequately maintained lagoon. Owner agreed to bring the property into compliance and pay a civil penalty of $6,000.00.
  • LaPergola Homeowners Association, Inc. and Stewart Mellon, LLC (Resolved 8/11/10)
    • Owners of wastewater treatment facility in a Morgan County subdivision agreed to pay $1,000.00 civil penalty to resolve violations of its Missouri state operating permit.
  • Danny Froman d/b/a Gallatin Livestock Auction (Resolved 7/21/10)
    • Owner of livestock auction ordered to pay $125,000.00 civil penalty and to take necessary action to prevent contaminated storm water from leaving property.
  • City of Milan (Resolved 7/7/10)
    • In order to resolve past violations of the Missouri Clean Water Law, the city of Milan agreed to a compliance schedule to modify or replace its wastewater treatment facility. The Judgment was approved by the Sullivan County Circuit Court.
  • Algiere Salvage, LLC (Resolved 1/26/10)
    • Salvage company failed to apply for renewal of its Missouri state operating permit for its wastewater treatment facility, failed to obtain a land disturbance permit and discharged water contaminants into an unnamed tributary of Cedar Creek. Company agreed to pay a civil penalty of $1,500.00
  • Shamrock Point Homeowners Association, Inc (Resolved 9/20/2010)
    • Owner and operator of wastewater treatment facility failed to comply with permit and standard operating procedure requirements at wastewater treatment facility. Owner agreed to pay a civil penalty of $1,500 and upgrade the wastewater treatment facility so that it complies with the Missouri Clean Water Law and Regulations.
  • Oakhill Campgrounds (Resolved 9/16/10)
    • Owner failed to renew his Missouri State Operating Permit, failed to submit discharge monitoring reports, failed to pay annual operating fees and caused pollution to waters of the state. Owner agreed to pay $4,816.00 for unpaid operating fees, penalties and interest and a $7,000.00 civil penalty for violations of the Missouri Clean Water Law.
  • Bluff Point Homeowners Association, Inc. and Janet Fowler (Resolved 8/10/10)
    • Homeowner's association and individual failed to comply with permit and disinfection requirements at a wastewater treatment facility. HOA and individual agreed to pay a civil penalty of $2,000 and upgrade the wastewater treatment facility so that it complies with the Missouri Clean Water Law and Regulations.
  • Plattin Valley Sand and Gravel Companies (Resolved 7/20/2010)
    • Owners and subsequent purchasers of two sand and gravel mining companies agreed to bring their facilities into compliance with the land disturbance requirements of the Missouri Clean Water Law and the Missouri Land Reclamation Act, pay $8,000 in civil penalties and pay $2,505.60 in past due permit fees. The subsequent purchasers of the facilities will be reclaiming the land into wildlife habitat/wetland mitigation area.
  • Urbana Stockyard (Resolved 7/12/10)
    • Stockyard owner’s facility discharge stormwater runoff to waters of the state. Owner agreed to pay a $5,000.00 civil penalty for violations of the Missouri Clean Water Law.
  • Gary Prewitt and Byou Rental Properties, Inc. (Resolved 6/29/2010)
    • $25,000 Consent Judgment for violations at its Shady Gators wastewater treatment facility in Camden County. Court entered judgment on 6/29/10.
  • Trager Limestone, Inc. (Resolved 6/28/2010)
    • Owner of Daviess County limestone quarry agreed to bring its quarry into compliance with the Missouri Clean Water Law and pay a $40,000 civil penalty.
  • Gladlo (Resolved 6/23/10)
    • Phelps County, sewer company allowed numerous bypasses near Little Prairie Lake and was delinquent on permit fees. Public Service Commission also appointed receiver. Judge Storie signs default judgment against former owners of Gladlo with permanent injunction and $10,000.00 penalty. Receiver agrees to bring Gladlo into compliance and pay delinquent fees.
  • Stewart Mellon, LLC (Resolved 6/19/2010)
    • Owner and operator of wastewater treatment facility failed to comply with permit and chlorination requirements at wastewater treatment facility. Owner agreed to pay a civil penalty of $1,000 and upgrade the wastewater treatment facility so that it complies with the Missouri Clean Water Law and Regulations.
  • Randolph and Delana Taylor, Wright County (Resolved 6/11/10)
    • Dairy farm operation allowed animal waste to enter Beaver Creek. Default judgment with permanent injunction and $10,000.00 penalty.
  • Nelson Leonard (Resolved 6/9/10)
    • Cooper County, property owner with failing waste water treatment system on site. Agrees to install new WWTF and pay $3,000.00 penalty.
  • Shreeji Corporation and S8 of St. Robert, Inc. (Resolved 5/18/10)
    • Hotel owners in St. Roberts failed to pay annual operating permit fees and late penalties for five years for its wastewater treatment facility. Court ordered and owner agreed to pay outstanding fees and penalties of $3,535.00.
  • Lafarge, Inc. (6/17/10) 
    • Company with inactive underground mine caused pollution to Mill Creek and its tributary when its operation to fill mine caverns with coal fly ash slurry and cement by-product overflowed, causing product to run over ground and into the creek for almost two miles.  Company agreed to removal all product from the creek and pay penalties and natural resource damages of $140,000.  Company also agreed to obtain storm water permit and to revise protocols to present such events in the future. 
  • Uncle Sam’s Ice Cream & Deli (Resolved 6/14/2010)
    • Restaurant owner failed to comply with drinking water testing and monitoring requirements in violation of a previously executed consent judgment.  The owner agreed to pay a civil penalty of $6,752.23
  • Wagner's One Stop (Resolved 6/10/2010)
    • Convenience store owner failed to comply with drinking water testing and monitoring requirements in violation of a previously executed consent judgment. The owner agreed to pay a civil penalty of $2,500.
  • Harold Cresswell (Resolved 6/4/10)
    • Owner of two hotels discharged untreated or undertreated wastewater to state waters from the wastewater treatment facilities serving the hotel. The Court ordered the owner to bring the wastewater treatment facility into compliance with state law and pay a civil penalty of $71,494.
  • Tahoe—Ozark Land Investment, LLC (Resolved 6/2/2010)
    • Restaurant owner discharged water contaminants to state waters in violation of permitted effluent limits and operated a non—complaint wastewater treatment facility. Owner agreed to pay a civil penalty of $8000.
  • Shrimp Daddy's LLC (Resolved 5/26/2010)
    • Restaurant owner failed to comply with drinking water testing and monitoring requirements. The owner agreed to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.
  • Shady Gators (Resolved 5/18/2010)
    • Restaurant owner exceeded permitted effluent limits and failed to submit required monitoring reports on several occasions for non-compliant wastewater treatment facility. Owner agreed to pay a civil penalty of $25,000 and to bring wastewater treatment facility into compliance.
  • Victor Bagwell (Resolved 5/17/2010)
    • Owner of non-compliant, unpermitted wastewater slough agreed to properly close slough and connect homes to a compliant wastewater treatment system. The owner agreed to a $4,000 civil penalty.
  • Mathis Homes, Inc. and Arnold Cook Road (Resolved 5/14/10)
    • Developer conducted land disturbance activity, causing erosion and pollution to stream, in violation of its permit.  Landowner agreed to pay a civil penalty of $10,000, and Developer ordered to pay a civil penalty of $20,000. 
  • Eastland Hills, LLC (5/13/10)
    • Developer had numerous violations of stormwater permit associated with land disturbance activity and stormwater runoff, which caused pollution to Hominy Branch creek.  Developer and manager of development company assessed civil penalty of $55,000.
  • Kansas City (Resolved 5/7/2010)
    • City discharged untreated or undertreated wastewater to state waters from its publicly owned wastewater treatment and collection system. City agreed to upgrade systems and pay a civil penalty of $119,929.51.
  • Garth Coleman Builders, Inc. and Garth Coleman (Resolved 4/21/10)
    • Developer conducted land disturbance activity and failed to stabilize the site, causing pollution to state waters and other violations of the conditions of its land disturbance permit.  Developer assessed civil penalty of $35,000.
  • Extreme Adventures, L.L.C. (Resolved 4/2/10)
      Hotel owner failed to comply with drinking water testing and monitoring requirements.  The owner agreed to pay a civil penalty of $9,050.
  • Alpert Rampone (Resolved 3/16/2010)
    • Developer of subdivision ordered close non-compliant wastewater treatment lagoons after he installed them without obtaining the proper permits or engineering approval. Developer assessed a $1,000 civil penalty.
  • Jeff Bakkedahl (Resolved 3/8/2010)
    • Company driver caused a motor vehicle accident resulting in the discharge of water contaminants to state waters which caused a fish kill.  Company agreed to pay $3,246.32 in cost recovery and a $3,000.00 civil penalty.
  • Biermann and Turntine Properties, L.L.C. (Resolved 3/1/2010)
    • Developer discharged untreated or undertreated wastewater to state waters. Developer agreed to bring wastewater treatment facility into compliance with state law and pay a civil penalty of $5,000.
  • Branson Mountain Village, Inc. (Resolved 2/16/2010)
    • Development failed to timely permit wastewater treatment facility.   Violator agreed to pay $2,000 civil penalty.
  • Dan Walters Motocross (Resolved 1/25/2010)
    • Developer caused discharge of sediment and storm water contaminants into a nearby stream. The court assessed a penalty of $6,000.
  • Missouri Utilities Company (Resolved 12/17/2009)
    • Utility Company failed to pay delinquent permit and late penalty fees, submit required monitoring reports, and renew its operating permit. The court ordered the company to pay $11,120 in delinquent permit fees, interest and penalties and assessed $14,000 in civil penalties.
  • Boyd's EZ Mart (Resolved 12/15/2009)
    • Convenience store owner failed to comply with drinking water testing and monitoring requirements in violation of a previously executed settlement agreement. The owner agreed to pay a civil penalty of $1,500.
  • St. Charles County Piping (Resolved 12/7/2009)
    • Owner of now-closed landfill allowed landfill leachate contaminated with iron to discharge to waters of the State. The company was assessed a civil penalty of $8,000.
  • Dixie Country Acres (Resolved: 10/19/09)
    • The developer conducted land disturbance activity, causing erosion and stream damage in violation of its permit. The court assessed a penalty of $20,000.
  • Natural Biodiesel Plant, LLC (Resolved: 9/21/09)
    • Company land-applied glycerin on farm ground which entered state waters. The company was assessed a penalty of $81,835.31
  • Sun Valley Subdivision (Resolved: 8/28/09)
    • The subdivision had violations of both its water supply and sewer systems. The court ordered the developers to pay $11,000 in penalties and to fix both systems.
  • Branson West (Resolved: 8/11/09)
    • The City conducted land disturbance activity, causing erosion and stream damage in violation of its permit. The City was assessed a penalty of $8,000 and paid $10,000 toward a supplemental project to prevent contaminates from entering the James River.
  • Shilo Company Resolved (8/5/09)
    • The company's waste water discharge violated its permit. The company was assessed a $3,000 penalty.
  • Cross Roads Store (Resolved: 7/16/09)
    • The owner failed to properly test and report test results for drinking water. The owner was assessed a penalty of $12,250.
  • First Venture, LLC (Resolved: 7/7/09)
    • The developer conducted land disturbance activity, causing erosion and stream damage in violation of its permit. The developer was assessed a penalty of $25,000.
  • City of Arbyrd (Resolved: 6/25/09)
    • The City sewer system had a bypass. The City agreed to fix the bypass and pay penalties if it missed the deadline for completing the work.
  • Branson Hills Development Company, LLC (Resolved: 4/30/09)
    • The developer conducted land disturbance activity, causing erosion and stream damage in violation of its permit. The developer was assessed a penalty of $40,000.
  • Ft. Leonard Wood (Resolved: 4/27/09)
    • The United States Army agreed to $7.5 million in upgrades to Ft. Leonard Wood's sewage treatment plant.
  • City of Independence (Resolved 3/31/2009)
    • City discharged untreated or undertreated wastewater to state waters from its publicly owned wastewater treatment and collection system. City entered into consent decree and settlement agreement with the federal and state governments to upgrade the systems in order to bring them into compliance with the clean water law.
  • Atlasta Motel and Conoco (Resolved: 3/27/09)
    • The property had a waste treatment lagoon that failed to meet state standards. The owner was assessed a penalty of $1,400.
  • Carman Chemicals, Inc.(Resolved: 3/19/09)
    • Defendant's mishandling of chemicals resulted in discharges to waters of the state. Defendant was enjoined to comply with the law and assessed a $10,000 penalty.
  • Focal Dairy, LLC (Resolved: 3/13/09)
    • The dairy's lagoons overtopped, causing a fishkill. The dairy was assessed a penalty of $19,000 and paid $9,490.29 in investigative costs.
  • Donna's Ice House (Resolved: 3/13/09)
    • The owner failed to meet state standards and failed to submit water quality test results. She was assessed a penalty of $21,350.
  • Briarwood Estates (Resolved: 3/13/09)
    • The developer conducted land disturbance activity without a permit, causing erosion and stream damage. The developer was assessed a penalty of $35,000.
  • Osage Water Company (Resolved: 3/12/09)
    • The company had violations of both its water supply and sewer systems. The company was put under the control of a receiver and corrected the violations.
  • Stockton Hills Water Company (Resolved: 2/6/09)
    • The company failed to meet state drinking water standards. The company entered into an agreement to make upgrades to its public drinking water system and was assessed a $500.00 penalty.
  • Mount Vernon Wastewater Treatment Facility (Resolved: 2/3/09)
    • The City accidentally discharged 130,000 gallons of waste onto the ground and into a creek. The City was assessed a penalty of $3,500 and paid $1,205.41 in investigative costs.
  • Jefferson County Public Water Supply District #C-1 (Resolved: 2/3/09)
    • A release from the water supply district caused a fish kill. The district paid cost recovery of $3,827.70.
  • Miles Property Management, LLC (Resolved 2/2/2009)
    • Owner of non-compliant wastewater treatment facility entered into settlement agreement to close wastewater treatment facility and cease discharging water contaminants to state waters. 

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