House of Raeford Farms - September 13, 2012 EMC

House of Raeford Farms, Inc. Petitioner v. NC DENR, DWQ, Respondent 10 EHR 5508 OAH Record

ALJ Decision 05-31-12

I. Petitions and Prehearing Statements

Petition for Contested Case 09-03-10

House of Raeford Farms’ (or “HOR”) Prehearing Statement
Initial Prehearing Statement 10-15-10
House of Raeford’s Motion to Amend Prehearing Statement 02-17-11
House of Raeford’s Second Motion to Amend Initial PHS 09-27-11
Order Granting House of Raeford’s Motion to Amend PHS 03-07-11

DWQ’s Prehearing Statement
DWQ’s Prehearing Statement  10-22-10
DWQ’s Amended PHS  02-23-11
DWQ’s Response to House of Raeford’s Objection and Motion 03-08-11
DWQ’s Amendment to its Amended PHS 03-08-11
House of Raeford’s Objection to DWQ’s Amendment to Amended PHS
House of Raeford’s Motion & Request for Oral Argument 03-15-11
DWQ’s Motion and Request for Oral Argument 03-16-11
DWQ’s Memorandum in Support of DWQ’s Amended PHS 04-27-11
Order Granting Motion to Amend and Denying Motion to Strike 08-04-11
DWQ’s Amended Prehearing Statement 08-11-11

II.  Motions

1.  House of Raeford’s Objection to DWQ’s Proposed Expert Witnesses and Motion to Strike 02-28-11
2.  House of Raeford’s Motion to Quash and Objection to Subpoena of Joe Teachey 05-23-11
     DWQ’s Response to HOR’s Motion to Quash and Objection 05-26-11
3.  House of Raeford’s Motion for Partial Summary Judgment 10-13-11
     DWQ’s Response to HOR’s Motion for Partial Sum Judgment 10-26-11
4.  DWQ’s Memo of Law Support of DWQ’s Request for Sum Judg 10/26/11
5.  House of Raeford’s Motions in Limine 10-25-11  

III.  General Motions, Orders, and Scheduling Matters

  1.  Case Assignment and Scheduling Orders
  2.  Motion & Order Extending Time to Respond Discovery Requests
  3.  Mediated Settlement Conference Documents 9-22-10 to 10-18-10
  4.  Notice of Deposition of Bongkeun Song 7-21-11
       DWQ’s Motion to Compel HOR to Pay Expert Witness Fee of Dr Song
       House of Raeford’s Response to DWQ’s Motion Expert Witness Fee
       Bongkeun Song’s Motion to Intervene Letter 11-23-11
       House of Raeford’s Response to Dr. Song’s Motion to Intervene11-29-11
       Order Denying Expert Witness Fee 5-31-12
  5.  Notices, Motions and Orders Continuing Hearing
  6.  Subpoenas and Withdrawals of Subpoenas
  7.  Motion & Order for Extension of Time File Post-Hearing Submissions
  8.  Order 4-20-12

IV.  TRANSCRIPTS OF HEARING

Volume 1  10-25-1 (pages 1 - 164)
Volume 2  10-26-11 (pages 165 - 394)
Volume 3  11-29-11 (pages 395 – 568)
Volume 4  11-30-11 (pages 569 – 747)
Volume 5  12-01-11 (pages 748 – 949)
Volume 6  12-02-11 (pages 950 – 1165)
Volume 7  12-19-11  pages 1166 – 1357
Volume 8  12-30-11  pages 1358 – 1560

V.  EXHIBITS 

House of Raeford Farms’ Hearing Exhibits

1. Assessment of Civil Penalty DV 2009-0046 08-10-10
2. Notice of Violation 10-15-09
3. Response to Notice of Violation 10-23-09
4. Response to 2-24-10 request for information with attachments
5. Septic Tank Pumping Statements
6. Environmental Chemists’ Testing Results 10-08-10
7. Environmental Chemists’ Testing Results 09-30-10
8. Photos (2) 09-15-09
9. Photos (2) Photo X and Photo W
10. James K. Holley C.V.
11. Valley Proteins Adjusted Oil & Grease data
12. Storm Water Permit & Site Inspection at Valley Protein
13. Valley Protein Notice of Violation 05-11-09
14. Valley Protein Response to Notice of Violation 05-27-09
15. Letter from NRCS to DWQ about Valley Protein 06-16-09
16. Valley Protein Stormwater Discharge Monitoring Report 06-26-09
17. Laboratory Results Received by DWQ 10-12-09
18. Compliance Inspection Report Duplin Wine Cellars 04-21-09
19. Compliance Inspection Report Duplin Wine Cellars 06-23-09
20. Compliance Inspection Report Duplin Wine Cellars 07-08-09
21. Compliance Inspection Report Duplin Wine Cellars 09-23-09
22. Compliance Inspection Report Duplin Wine Cellars 09-24-09
23. Compliance Inspection Duplin Wine Cellars Report 07-22-10
24. Compliance Inspection Duplin Wine Cellars Report 09-15-10
25. Notice of Violation  Duplin Winery 10-15-10
26. PowerPoint - Evaluation of Cabin Branch and Beaverdam Branch
27. Rufino Salgado Notes of Beaverdam Branch Release
28. Data Chart
29. DWQ & EPA Sample Data Chart
30. DWQ Civil Penalty Assessment Factors 08-10-10
31. DWQ Civil Penalty Assessment Factors
32. Photos (2) Y and Z
33. Davey Cavenaugh Invoice and Payment 09-14-09
34. DWQ Memo re: Fish Kill 04-07-09
35. Pettergarrett e-mail 9-25-09
36. Salgado e-mail 10-02-09
37. Pettergarrett e-mail 10-14-09
38. DWQ Memo re: Enforcement Recommendation 11-13-09
39. HOR Howard’s Response to Notice of Violation 08-12-09
40. Oversize aerial map (not sent by OAH)
41. Aerial Map
42. PowerPoint by James Holley, Rebuttal Evaluation of Cabin Branch and Beaverdam Branch Color 

DWQ Hearing Exhibits

1.   Corporate Information Report filed at Secretary of State of NC 
2.   Permit Extension and Return of Renewal Application 12-23-09
3.   Not Admitted - Made Offer of Proof

4-A.   DWQ and EPA House of Raeford Sample Data 09-10-09 to 09-23-09
4-B.   Not Admitted - Made Offer of Proof

5-A.   09-10-09 YSI 85 and pH Meter Calibration Record
5-B.   09-15-09 YSI 85 and pH Meter Calibration Record
5-C.   09-18-09 YSI 85 and pH Meter Calibration Record
5-D.   09-21-09 YSI 85 and pH Meter Calibration Record
5-E.   09-23-09 YSI 85 and pH Meter Calibration Record
5-F.   09-23-09 YSI 85 and pH Meter Calibration Record
5-G.  09-23-09 Water Quality Monitoring Field Meter Calibration Sheet
5-H.  Environmental Chemist, Inc. Report of Analysis 09010009 -09-22-09
5-I.    Environmental Chemist, Inc. Report of Analysis 09-17-09-18-9-23-9-24-09
5-J.    Environmental Chemist, Inc. Report of Analysis 09-18-09 and 09-24-09
5-K.   Environmental Chemist, Inc. Report of Analysis 09-23-09

6.      Map Dissolved Oxygen levels in Beaverdam Branch and tributaries 09-10-09

7.      Map Dissolved Oxygen levels in Beaverdam Branch 09-15-09
7A -  7A10  NC DWQ Laboratory Section Sampling Results

8.      Map Dissolved Oxygen levels in Beaverdam Branch and tributaries 09-23-09
9.      Map of Physical Parameters 09-10-09 & 09-15-09
10.    Expanded View of Photo Location 09-10-09

11-A.  Approximate Photo Locations Figure 6
11-B.  Approximate Photo Locations Figure 7
12.      Stream Identification and Sample Location Figure 8
13.      Cabin Branch Stream Walk - Photos A - U
14.      Photos Figure A–Z and AA 09-11-09 – 09-17-09
15.      Photos (32) by LW 1-32 09-11-09
16.      Sampling Observations Northeast Cape Fear by Land 09-17-09

17-A.  Stephanie Garrett Work Sheets notes 09-10-09
17-B.  Travel Log 09-01-09 to 09-30-09 and other Travel Information
17-C.  Calculation of Investigator's Cost for Civil Assessments
17-D.  Organizational Chart Wilmington Regional Office

18.     Water Quality Section Chain of Custody Record 09-23-09

19-A.  Dr. Bongkeun Song's Curriculum Vitae
19-B.  Not Admitted – Made Offer of Proof
19-C.  Emails - Dr. Song and Rick Shiver and 2009 Calendar

20.     DWQ Notice of Violation NOV 2009-DV-0268 10-15-09
21.     House of Raeford Response to NOV of 10-15-09
22.     Regional Office Enforcement Recommendation
23.     DWQ's Enforcement Case and Assessment Factors
24.     A–G DWQ Enforcement Recommendation DV 2009-0046 11-13-09
25.     Assessment of Civil Penalties DV 2009-0046 08-10-10
26.     Petition for a Contested Case Hearing 08-03-10
27.     Petitioner's Expert Evaluation - James Holley, P. G. 27-A - 27-KK

28-A.  City of Rose Hill Map
28-B.  City of Rose Hill Map - Beaver Dam Br and Cabin Br Identified

29.     James B. Burhardt, P.E., Resume
30.     Richard Shiver, Retired, Resume
31.     No Exhibit
32.     Daily Calendar 08-31-09 to 10-11-09
33.     Not Admitted – Made Offer of Proof

VI.   DWQ’s Offer of Proof and Motion Reconsideration of Ex. 33

DWQ’s Motion Reconsideration of Limiting Exhibit 33 01-30-12
DWQ’s Memo Support Motion Reconsideration 01-30-12
House of Raeford’s Objection to Motion Reconsideration 01-30-12
Exhibit 3 - DNA Samples taken a HORF PL and in Cabin Branch
Exhibit 4B - USA EPA Beaver Dam Sludge Release
Exhibit 19B - DNA fingerprint analysis of Bacteroides
Exhibit 33 - Transcript Deposition of Teachey

VII. Proposed Decisions

House of Raeford’s Proposed Findings 03-01-12
DWQ’s Recommended Decision 03-05-12