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2013 Enforcement Actions

Below is a list of executed Region 4 Orders on Consent, which are legally binding agreements between the department and parties that have violated environmental laws or regulations. The agreements typically entail a fine and/or a Schedule of Compliance, which outlines actions that parties must undertake to remedy any given violation(s). To obtain copies of the orders, please contact the Region 4 Freedom of Information Office at (518) 357-2046.

December 2013

Chazen Companies (PDF, 451 KB) Petroleum spill reporting violation, T/Greenport, Columbia County - Dec. 24

Red-Kap Sales (PDF, 278 KB) Air violation, T/Duanesburg, Schenectady County - Dec. 17

Cooperstown Brewing (PDF, 433 KB) Freshwater wetlands & wastewater violations, T/Milford, Otsego County - Dec. 16

Springer's Inc. (PDF, 426 KB) Petroleum storage violations, T/Richfield Springs, Otsego County - Dec. 16

Amsterdam Printing & Litho (PDF, 258 KB) Hazardous waste violations, T/Amsterdam, Montgomery County - Dec. 9

Ronald Schaefer (PDF, 103 KB) Wastewater violations, T/Hancock, Delaware County - Dec. 9

Terry Jacobs (PDF, 232 KB) Wetland violations, T/Copake, Columbia County - Dec. 5

Lawrence Eckhardt (PDF, 260 KB) Stream protection violation, T/Stephentown, Rensselaer County - Dec. 5

November 2013

Shelter Enterprises (PDF, 296 KB) Air violations, C/Cohoes, Albany County - Nov. 26

Provincial Contractor Services (PDF, 293 KB) Solid waste violations, C/Albany - Nov. 12

Applied Ecological Services (PDF, 354 KB) Pesticide violations, T/Colonie, Albany County - Nov. 5

Lawn Dawg (PDF, 281 KB) Pesticide violations, V/Voorheesville, Albany County - Nov. 5

Wever Petroleum (PDF, 451 KB) Air violation, T/Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County - Nov. 1

Ed Derosia (PDF, 428 KB) Stream protection violations, T/Colchester, Delaware County - Nov. 1

October 2013

Adirondack Pest Control (PDF, 600 KB) Pesticide violations, T/Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County - Oct. 31

Fiber Glass Industries (PDF, 660 KB) Hazardous waste & stormwater violations, C/Amsterdam, Montgomery County - Oct. 31

N.H. Kelman (PDF, 281 KB) Stormwater violations, C/Cohoes, Albany County - Oct. 30

James Gordon (PDF, 360 KB) Pesticide violation, T/Colonie, Albany County - Oct.18

Village of Ravena (PDF, 289 KB) Wastewater violations, Albany County - Oct. 10

H.U.R.B. Landscaping (PDF, 366 KB) Pesticide violation,T/Coloine, Albany County - Oct. 10

Troy Sand and Gravel (PDF, 378 KB) Mining violations, T/Sand Lake, Rensselaer County - Oct.8

Pan Am Railways (PDF, 298 KB) Solid waste & air violations, T/Glenville, Schenectady County - Oct. 8

Scotwood Industries (PDF, 370 KB) Air violations, T/Coeymans, Albany County - Oct. 4

September 2013

W. Gordon Goold (PDF, 386 KB) Petroleum storage violations, V/Valatie, Columbia County - Sept. 30

Polar Bear Trucking (PDF, 377 KB) Air violations, T/Colonie, Albany County - Sept. 27

Town of Coeymans (PDF, 433 KB) Wastewater order modification, T/Coeymans, Albany County - Sept. 17

Tom Costa (PDF, 353 KB) Petroleum storage violations, T/Claverack, Columbia County - Sept. 3

August 2013

Global Companies (PDF, 372 KB) Air violations, C/Albany - August 19

Colonial Cleaners (PDF, 377 KB) Air violations, C/Albany - August 12

Troy Rainbow Cleaners and Dryers (PDF, 379 KB) Air violations, C/Troy, Rensselaer County - August 12

Union College (PDF, 374 KB) Hazardous waste violations, C/Schenectady - August 12

July 2013

Pan Am Railways (PDF, 418 KB) Solid waste violations, C/Rensselaer, Rensselaer County - July 31

Blue Mantis Pest Control (PDF, 568 KB) Pesticides violations, C/Rensselaer, Rensselaer County - July 31

SABIC Innovative Plastics US (PDF, 529 KB) Air violation, T/Selkirk, Albany County - July 31

Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc (PDF, 522 KB ) Spills violations, T/Glenmont, Albany County - July 24

Camp Malka ( PDF, 432 KB) Wastewater violations, T/Greenville, Greene County - July 15

TrueGreen Limited Partnership (PDF, 481 KB) Pesticides violations, T/Colonie, Albany County - July 15

June 2013

Able Pest Control (PDF, 623 KB) Pesticides violations, Schenectady County - June 24

Coxsackie wastewater plant (PDF, 306 KB) Solid waste violations, V/Coxsackie, Greene County - June 14

Murphy Rubbish (PDF, 298 KB) Solid waste violations, T/Bethlehem, Albany County - June 3

May 2013

Kim Riera (PDF, 366 KB) Stream protection violation, T/Bovina, Delaware County - May 15

Cobleskill Stone Products (PDF, 296 KB) Air violation, V/Schoharie, Schoharie County - May 13

April 2013

Town of East Greenbush (Petroleum storage violations, Rensselaer County) - April 23

City of Troy (Wastewater violations, Rensselaer County) - April 16

Lehigh Northeast Cement Co. (Water, solid waste & wetland violations, T/Catskill, Greene County) - April 8

James Backus (Stream protection violations, T/Tompkins, Delaware County) - April 1

Beukendaal Vol. Fire Dept. (Solid waste violation, T/Glenville, Schenectady County) - April 1

March 2013

Capital Fume and Pest (Pesticide violation, T/Catskill, Greene County) - March 27

Aering Green Equestrian Center (Stream protection violation, T/Castleton, Rensselaer County) - March 22

SI Group (Air violations, T/Rotterdam, Schenectady County) - March 18

Albany Water Board (Wastewater violations, C/Albany) - March 12

Michael A. Guzzo (Stream protection violation, T/Blenheim, Schoharie County) - March 11

Town of Guilderland (Wastewater violation, Albany County) - March 6

February 2013

Kortright Cattle (Stream protection violation, T/Kortright, Delaware County) - Feb. 28

Cellect LLC (Air violations, T/St. Johnsville, Montgomery County) - Feb. 27

South Minden Volunteer Fire Dept. (Solid waste & air violations, T/Westford, Otsego County) - Feb. 19

James Morrell/Advantage Suzuki (Petroleum spill reporting violation, C/Albany) - Feb. 15

William Hrazanek/VW Parts (Petroleum storage violations, V/Fleischmanns, Delaware County) - Feb. 5

January 2013

GE Electric Steam Turbine Generator Global (Air violation, C/Schenectady) - Jan. 31

James A. Adalian Jr. (Air violation, V/East Nassau, Rensselaer County) - Jan. 30

Chris Rattray d/b/a C&R Auto Sales (Multimedia violations, C/Albany) - Jan. 30

Products Chemical Corporation (Pesticide violation, C/Albany) - Jan. 28

Evergreen Testing & Environmental Services (Spill reporting violation, C/Albany) - Jan. 25

City of Cohoes (Wastewater violations, Albany County) - Jan. 25

SI Group (Wastewater order modification, T/Rotterdam, Schenectady County) - Jan. 17

James Amato (Water quality violation, T/Andes, Delaware County) - Jan. 17

Adrian Bryttan (Stream protection violations, V/Tannersville, Greene County) - Jan. 7


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