On June 27, 2022, EPA Region 2 issued an Administrative Compliance Order to The Cliff Corp. and Grupo Caribe, LLC, to stop discharges of stormwater and runoff coming from their hotel and country club construction project in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, from flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. Upon investigation of the site, the EPA found inadequate […]
Q. How do I find out if the EPA or the State is the regulatory authority for controlling stormwater runoff at my construction site?
Sediment and soil runoff from improperly managed construction sites can greatly contribute to surface water degradation and cause detrimental impacts to aquatic life. To minimize the impacts to surface water quality, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the states require that construction projects of a certain size follow stormwater regulations. One such regulatory measure […]