40 CFR 22.38 - Supplemental rules of practice governing the administrative assessment of civil penalties under the Clean Water Act.

§ 22.38 Supplemental rules of practice governing the administrative assessment of civil penalties under the Clean Water Act.

(a)Scope. This section shall apply, in conjunction with §§ 22.1 through 22.32 and § 22.45, in administrative proceedings for the assessment of any civil penalty under section 309(g) or section 311(b)(6) of the Clean Water Act (“CWA”)( 33 U.S.C. 1319(g) and 1321(b)(6)). Where inconsistencies exist between this section and §§ 22.1 through 22.32, this section shall apply.

(b)Consultation with States. For proceedings pursuant to section 309(g), the complainant shall provide the State agency with the most direct authority over the matters at issue in the case an opportunity to consult with the complainant. Complainant shall notify the State agency within 30 days following proof of service of the complaint on the respondent or, in the case of a proceeding proposed to be commenced pursuant to § 22.13(b), no less than 40 days before the issuance of an order assessing a civil penalty.

(c)Administrative procedure and judicial review. Action of the Administrator for which review could have been obtained under section 509(b)(1) of the CWA, 33 U.S.C. 1369(b)(1), shall not be subject to review in an administrative proceeding for the assessment of a civil penalty under section 309(g) or section 311(b)(6).

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Title 40 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 22 after this date.

  • 2017-03-20; vol. 82 # 52 - Monday, March 20, 2017
    1. 82 FR 14324 - Further Delay of Effective Dates for Five Final Regulations Published by the Environmental Protection Agency Between December 12, 2016 and January 17, 2017
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      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Final rule; further delay of effective dates.
      This regulation is effective March 21, 2017. The effective date of each regulation listed in the table below is delayed to a new effective date of May 22, 2017.
      40 CFR Parts 22, 51, 124, 171, 300, and 770