OSWPCA: Sunshine / Sullivan lied, Fortuna Jr lied; DEEP hiding - 16Jul2015

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--------------------------> Joel R. Anderson

                            13 George Drive
                            Old Saybrook CT 06475-2636
                            860 388-9858
                            oswpca.com
                            govtwork.org
                            16 Jul 2015
Hon. Robert Klee, Commissioner
CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
79 Elm Street
Hartford CT 06106-5127

"Plausibility is the virtual hallmark of the kook and the nut."  

Dear Commissioner Klee:

Re Deputy Commissioner Michael Sullivan is not entitled to his own facts, 07Jul15 letter, #3 below.

1. The property at 13 George Drive, is the subject of an order of the local health district dated July 18, 2013 (copy attached), which requires the septic system on the property to be upgraded to the standards adopted by local ordinance. - Sullivan 07Jul15

So what? Upgrading systems is the Town's responsibility.

2. In a letter dated September 10, 2014 (copy attached), the town informed the Department that a limited number of properties exist which have failed to comply with the local ordinance. A range of enforcement actions are being pursued to bring those properties into compliance. - Sullivan 07Jul15

So what? 10Sep14 is from Carl P Fortuna Jr, Old Saybrook's First Selectman. There's no mention of 13 George Drive (or "Anderson") in Fortuna Jr's letter.

3. It is the Department's position that the town's continued pursuit of escalating enforcement actions to achieve compliance with the ordinance is sufficient evidence of their good faith efforts to comply with the requirements of the stipulated judgment. - Sullivan 07Jul15

Were Carl P Fortuna Jr's letter of 12-2-13 to DEEP not a lie, septic upgrades in Cornfield Park, where we live, would be complete, and talk of enforcement action against 13 George Drive, Cornfield Park, delusional raving.

There's been no (zero, nada, zilch) enforcement action against us, 13 George Drive. "[T]he town's continued pursuit of escalating enforcement actions" is bogus. "Enforcement action," and "escalating enforcement," exist only in the mind of Michael Sullivan, Deputy Commissioner. Given this bogus construct on Sullivan's part, that can't be sufficient to defer enforcement by DEEP of the Stipulated Judgement against the Town of Old Saybrook.

Will DEEP enforce the Consent Decree? Yes/No?

What is DEEP hiding?
                             Very truly yours,

                             Joel R. Anderson

c: robert.klee@ct.gov, Elsa Payne <tpayne@snet.net>, 

N.B: a copy of this letter is posted to oswpca.com.
  Electronic and paper copies have been distributed
  to interested parties.