UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
IN THE MATTER OF:
Municipality of Culebra
P.O. Box 189
Culebra, Puerto Rico 00775
DBA Santiago Electric
HC-01 Box 4905
Villalba, Puerto Rico 00766
Parcelas Culebra Lot Development
Proceeding pursuant to Section 309(a) of the Clean Water
Act, 33 U.S.C. §1319(a)
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The following ORDER is issued pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator of
the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") by the Clean Water Act, 33
U.S.C. § 1251 et seg. (the MAct" or "CWA"), which authority has been duly delegated to
the Regional Administrator of Region 2, EPA, and since further redelegated to the
Director, Caribbean Environmental Protection Division, Region 2, EPA.
DEFINITIONS AND STATUTORY PROVISIONS
The following definitions and statutory and regulatory provisions apply in this Order:
Section 301(a) of the Act, 33 U.S.C. § 1311(a), provides in part that
"Except as in compliance with this Section and Sections ... 402, and 404
of the Act, the discharge of any pollutant by any person shall be unlawful."
Section 402(a)(1) of the Act, 33 U.S.C. § 1342(a)(1), provides that " ... the
Administrator may, after opportunity for public hearing. issue a permit for
the discharge of any pollutant..."
The term "navigable waters" includes the waters of the United States
pursuant to Section 502(7) of the Act, 33 U.S.C. § 1362(7).