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Approval of Alternative SEP (11/26/14).7"1 S(*U4s4, iq>FS UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY REGION 7 11201 Renner Boulevard Lenexa, Kansas 66219 NOV 2 6 2014 CERTIFIED MAIL RETURN RECEIPT REOUESTED Article No.: 7099 3400 0002 4722 0834 Mr. Brian Hoelscher Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District 2350 Market Street St. Louis, Missouri 63103-2555 RE: Approval Alternate Supplemental Environmental Project Plan submitted pursuant to Consent Decree no.4:07-CV-1120 Dear Mr. Hoelscher: The Environmental Protection Agency has reviewed the Alternate Supplemental Environmental Project Plan submitted by the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District on September 15, 2014, with revisions submitted November 14, 2014. The EPA is accepting the alternate SEP plan in accordance with Appendix F of the Consent Decree. The modifications to the SEP program include the elimination of the liquid asset criteria under MSD's low income Customer Assistance Program, and expansion of the SEP program into census tracks with a Median Household Income below $50,000. MSD is required to expend $1,600,000 on a no -cost construction program for low-income eligible residential property owners who elect to close their septic tank and connect to a public sewer, or where MSD finds contributions of Inflow and Infiltration to the sewer system from a defective private lateral. If you have any questions please contact me at 913-551-7782, or email me at Flournoy.Karen@epa.gov. Sincerely, Karen • . Flournoy Director Water, Wetlands and Pesticides Division Printed on Recycled Paper