Penalties for Not Submitting Annual BPD Test Report Reduced

LVT Number: #28038

DEP issued three violation notices to landlord for failing to submit three annual test reports for backflow prevention devices. Landlord explained at a hearing that the devices had been tested on May 31, 2017, before the first scheduled hearing date. Landlord asked for reduced penalties. The ALJ ruled against landlord and fined it $1,500. Landlord appealed, and the total penalty was reduced to $150. Although the first hearing date had been rescheduled to July 13, 2017, landlord showed that it had cleared the violation before the first scheduled date.

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Concord Associates LLC: ECB App. No. 1700921 (10/19/17) [3-pg. doc.]