DEQ seeks comment on proposed settlement action with city of Jerome

BOISE ID (7/27/2020) — The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) seeks public comment on a proposed settlement action with the city of Jerome wastewater treatment plant in response to its failure to submit a complete pretreatment program for approval as required under 40 CFR 403.

DEQ prepared a compliance agreement schedule directing the city to complete a local limits evaluation; update its sewer use ordinance, program implementation procedures manual, and enforcement response plan; and provide an outline of the funding and resources required to implement the pretreatment program.

Accepting Comments from July 27, 2020 to August 27, 2020

Contact: IPDES Compliance and Enforcement Officer Nicole Deinarowicz (208) 373-0591