PHILADELPHIA (Oct.12, 2011) The U.S. Environmental

PHILADELPHIA (Oct.12, 2011) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that Dominion Boulevard Partners LLC has settled alleged violations of Clean Water Act regulations designed to protect waterways from polluted stormwater

PHILADELPHIA (Oct.12, 2011) The U.S. Environmental…

Dominion will pay a $51,000 penalty for allegedly allowing storm water runoff from Equestrian Estates North in Chesapeake Va., to run off into a tributary of the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River.

After an inspection by EPA on June 14, 2010, and another inspection by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation on December 14, 2010, EPA cited Dominion for failing to:

· Stabilize a large stockpile of sand on the site as required in the permit;

· Properly install and/or maintain sediment controls, such as silt fencing and rock dams;

· Conduct inspections after rain events; and

· Maintain an updated stormwater pollution prevention plan as required by law.