MADISON (Press Release) - A civil complaint has been settled against WRR Environmental
Services Company, Inc., of Eau Claire.
WRR Environmental Services Company is a
licensed hazardous waste treatment and storage facility and has a facility air
pollution permit. It operates a number
of solvent management processes in Eau Claire County.
The complaint alleges that WRR Environmental Services
Company constructed a fuel blending area without a construction permit,
operated a fuel blending process without a permit, and operated a facility with
cracked and pitted secondary containment systems, in violation of state
environmental protection laws.
WRR Environmental Services Company has agreed to correct the
violations and continue to maintain the facility in a safe and lawful
manner. In addition, the facility has
agreed to engage a consultant to conduct an environmental compliance audit to
identify and rectify additional harmful violations. The company will pay $80,000 in forfeitures,
penalties, and attorney's fees. If WRR
Environmental Services Company fails to correct violations identified in the
future through the environmental compliance audit, it may be subject to up to
$60,000 in additional forfeitures and penalties.
Copies of the Stipulation and Order for Judgment, Judgment
and Complaint are available at the following links:
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