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Clean Water Act Penalty Calculation Worksheet

Description: According to the EPA's Clean Water Act (CWA) settlement policy penalties are calculated according to the formula: Penalty minus Economic Benefit plus Gravity plus or minus Gravity Adjustment. Other factors are also taken into consideration such as ability to pay and supplemental environmental projects. This form provides a worksheet for calculating CWA settlement penalties according to the EPA's formula.
Form Type: Documents, Checklists
Practice Area: Corporate & Securities, Environmental

Date: May 2014
PLI Item #: 58340
Keywords: CWA; "clean water act"; EPA; "environmental protection agency"; "settlement agreement"; "penalty calculation worksheet"; "statutory maximum penalty"; "economic benefit calculations"; monthly gravity amounts"; "flow reduction"; recalcitrance; "ability to pay"
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