Description: Administrative penalty assessment proceeding regarding failure to submit annual reports on importation of greenhouse gases.
In re Harp USA, Inc.
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 01/11/2023 Order Download Consent agreement ratified and respondent directed to comply with its terms. Industrial Greenhouse Gas Supplier Agreed to $275,000 Penalty for Failure to Timely Report. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a supplier of industrial greenhouse gases agreed to settle an administrative penalty assessment proceeding concerning the supplier’s failure to submit timely annual reports of its greenhouse gas import quantities for calendar years 2017, 2018, and 2019 pursuant to EPA’s mandatory greenhouse gas reporting requirements. The parties agreed to a civil penalty of $275,000. On January 11, 2023, the Environmental Appeals Board ratified a consent agreement embodying the settlement terms and ordered the supplier to comply with the consent agreement.