State of Vermont
August 04, 2010
Owner of Underground Storage Tanks Fined for Violating State Rules
WATERBURY - The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Compliance and Enforcement Division today announced that it has formally settled environmental violations involving Evans Group, Inc. The company owns and operates four underground storage tanks located at Patriot Fuels in Fairlee. The settlement includes a $7,000 penalty.
Through Agency investigation, it was discovered that Evans Group, Inc. had several violations of the Vermont Underground Storage Tank Rules including a lack of release detection monitoring records, failure to monitor tanks and piping for releases, and failure to investigate and report a suspected release. The violations came to light as a result of a routine and follow up inspection by the Underground Storage Tank Program of the Waste Management Division. No release was observed during the inspections.
It was also agreed that Evans Group, Inc. will pay a civil penalty of $7,000 to the State of Vermont for the violations.
Involved Program: Underground Storage Tank Program, Waste Management Division of the Department of Environmental Conservation
For Further Information please contact:
|VT DEC Compliance & Enforcement Division - 1 National Life Drive, Davis 2 - Montpelier, VT 05620-3803 - Tele: 802-828-1254|