Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 40733-40734 [05-13834]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 134 / Thursday, July 14, 2005 / Notices inconsistencies in the rules that required correction. The Advisory Committee proposed a small number of minor ‘‘style/substance’’ amendments that make very modest, noncontroversial changes to the rules. For convenience, the ‘‘style/substance’’ amendments are published together with the proposed style rules, but are separate from the style project. The style/substance amendments to the Civil Rules are: 4, 8, 9, 11, 14, 16, 26, 30, 31, 36, 40, 71A, and 78. The text of the proposed rules amendments and the accompanying Committee Notes can be found at the United States Federal Courts’ Home Page at http://www.uscourts.gov/rules. The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure submits these proposed rules amendments for public comment. All comments and suggestions with respect to them must be placed in the hands of the Secretary as soon as convenient and, in any event, not later than December 15, 2005. All written comments on the proposed rule amendments can be sent by one of the following three ways: by overnight mail to Peter G. McCabe, Secretary, Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States, Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, Washington, DC 20544; by electronic mail at http:// www.uscourts.gov/rules; or by facsimile to Peter G. McCabe at (202) 502–1766. In accordance with established procedures all comments submitted on the proposed amendments are available to public inspection. Public hearings are scheduled to be held on the proposed style and ‘‘style/ substantive’’ amendments on the following dates: • October 26, 2005, in San Francisco, California; • November 18, 2005, in Chicago, Illinois; and • December 2, 2005, in Washington, DC. Those wishing to testify should contact the Secretary at the address above in writing at least 30 days before the hearing. John K. Rabiej, Chief, Rules Committee Support Office, Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Washington, DC 20544, telephone (202) 502–1820. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: July 11, 2005. John K. Rabiej, Chief, Rules Committee Support Office. [FR Doc. 05–13879 Filed 7–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2210–55–M VerDate jul<14>2003 18:32 Jul 13, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Partial Consent Decree Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) Pursuant to section 122(d) of CERCLA, 24 U.S.C. 9622(d), and 28 CFR 50.7 notice is hereby given that on June 24, 2005, a proposed partial Consent Decree (the Decree) in United States v. Beckman Coulter, Inc., et al., Civ. No. 98–CV–4812 (WHW) (consolidated), was lodged with the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (Newark Vicinage). In this consolidated action the United States, on behalf of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) seek cost recovery with respect to the Combe Fill South Landfill Superfund Site (the Site), located in Chester and Washington Townships, New Jersey, pursuant to CERCLA and other authorities against former operators of the Site, as well as generators and transporters of hazardous substances to the Site. The proposed Decree settles claims brought against four parties, Carbco, Inc., f/k/a J. Filiberto Sanitation, Inc., Chester Hills, Inc., John Filiberto, and Joseph Filiberto (the Settling Parties), by the United States and New Jersey. Under the terms of the proposed settlement, within thirty days of entry, the Settling Parties will pay $12.5 million, plus interest, to reimburse the United States and State of New Jersey for a portion of their costs incurred at the Site. After the time period for an appeal of the entry of the Consent Decree has passed, or any potential appeal has been resolved, the Settling Parties will also pay any monies remaining in their litigation escrow account to the United States and State of New Jersey. This settlement is based upon the Settling Parties’ limited ability to pay, and the amounts being paid under the Consent Decree are entirely funded from settlements the Settling Parties have entered into with their insurance carriers, with no part of the Settling Parties’ settlement with their insurance carriers inuring to their personal benefit. The Department of Justice will receive, for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication, written comments relating to the proposed Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, PO Box 7611, United States Department of Justice, PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40733 Washington, DC 20044–7611, and should refer to United States v. Beckman Coulter, Inc., et al., DOJ Ref. No. 90–11–12–1134/1. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Office of the United States Attorney, Peter Rodini Federal Building, 970 Broad Street, Suite 700, Newark, NJ 07102, and at the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2, 290 Broadway, New York, NY 10007–1866. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/open.html. A copy of the Consent Decree may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, Post Office Box 7611, Washington, D.C. 20044–7611, or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood at tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov or fax No. (202) 514–0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy of the Decree from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $8.75 (25 cents per page reproduction costs) payable to the United States Treasury. Ronald G. Gluck, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 05–13835 Filed 7–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 441–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act Pursuant to 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that on June 30, 2005, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Estate of Samuel M. Jones, Branch Banking & Trust Co. of Virginia in its Representative Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Samuel M. Jones, and Sam’s Junk, Recycle, Scrap & Materials Services, Inc., Case No. 1:05cv770 (LMB), was lodged with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. In this civil action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), the United States seeks recovery of response costs from the Estate of Samuel M. Jones, Branch Banking & Trust Co. Of Virginia in its Representative Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Samuel M. Jones, and Sam’s Junk, Recycle, Scrap & Materials Services (‘‘Sam’s Junk’’), in connection E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 40734 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 134 / Thursday, July 14, 2005 / Notices with the Sam Jones Junkyard Site in Gainesville, Prince William County, Virginia (‘‘the Site’’). The Consent Decree requires the Estate of Samuel M. Jones and Sam’s Junk to pay a total of $856,000 in reimbursement of past response costs relating to the Site. The Consent Decree also requires the Department of the Army and the General Services Administration to pay a total of $67,000 in reimbursement of past response costs. The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the Consent Decree for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication. Please address comments to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, PO Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, and refer to United States v. Estate of Samuel M. Jones, Branch Banking & Trust Co. of Virginia in its Representative Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Samuel M. Jones, and Sam’s Junk, Recycle, Scrap & Materials Services, Inc. D.J. Ref. 90–11– 2–08261. The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, 600 East Main Street, Suite 1800, Richmond, VA 23219, and at U.S. EPA Region III, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree, may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ open.html. A copy of the Consent Decree may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, PO Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611 or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax No. (202) 514–0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514–1547. When requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $7.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury. Robert Brook, Assistant Chief, Environment Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 05–13834 Filed 7–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M VerDate jul<14>2003 18:32 Jul 13, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree in re Kaiser Aluminum Corporation Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) Notice is hereby given that on June 30, 2005, a proposed Consent Decree was lodged with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in In re Kaiser Aluminum Corp., et al., No. 02–10429. The Consent Decree among the United States on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency, the State of Washington, and Debtor Kaiser Aluminum Corporation and certain of its Debtor affiliates, including Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation, resolves CERCLA claims relating to the Mica Landfill site in Spokane County, Washington. Under the Consent Decree, the United States’ claim in relation to the Site would be allowed in the amount of $68,292 in the bankruptcy. The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the Consent Decree for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, PO Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, and should refer to In re Kaiser Aluminum Corporation, et al., DJ Ref. No. 90–11–3–07769/1. Commenters may request an opportunity for a public meeting in the affected area, in accordance with section 7003(d) of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 6973(d). The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, 1007 Orange Street, Suite 700, PO Box 2046, Wilmington, DE 19899–2046, and at the Regional 10 Office of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Sixth Ave., Seattle, WA 98101. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/open.html. A copy of the Consent Decree may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, PO Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611 or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax No. (202) 514–0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $26.00 (25 cents per page production PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury for the entire Consent Decree and attachments or the amount of $9.75 for the Consent Decree without attachments. W. Benjamin Fisherow, Deputy Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 05–13836 Filed 7–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act Under 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that on June 15, 2005, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Volkswagen of America, Inc., Civil Action No. 1:05–cv–01193–GK, was lodged with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The proposed Consent Decree settles claims that defendant Volkswagen of America, Inc. (‘‘VWoA’’) violated section 203(a)(2)(A) of the Clean Air Act (the ‘‘Act’’), 42 U.S.C. 7522(a)(2)(A), by failing to timely file a defect investigation report with the United States Environmental Protection Agency disclosing an emission-related defect in 1999–2001 model year Golf, Jetta, and New Beetle light-duty vehicles sold in the United States. Such a report is required by 40 CFR 85.1903, which implements section 208(a) of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7542(a). Pursuant to the terms of the proposed Consent Decree VWoA will pay a civil penalty in the amount of $1.1 million, and improve its emission defect investigation and reporting system. VWoA already completed a voluntary recall to correct the defect. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the office of the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, Judiciary Center Building, 555 Fourth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. During the public comment period the proposed Consent Decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/open/html. A copy of the proposed Consent Decree may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, PO Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611 or by faxing or emailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax No. (202) 514–0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 134 (Thursday, July 14, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

    Pursuant to 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that on June 30, 
2005, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Estate of Samuel M. 
Jones, Branch Banking & Trust Co. of Virginia in its Representative 
Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Samuel M. Jones, and Sam's Junk, 
Recycle, Scrap & Materials Services, Inc., Case No. 1:05cv770 (LMB), 
was lodged with the United States District Court for the Eastern 
District of Virginia.
    In this civil action under the Comprehensive Environmental 
Response, Compensation and Liability Act (``CERCLA''), the United 
States seeks recovery of response costs from the Estate of Samuel M. 
Jones, Branch Banking & Trust Co. Of Virginia in its Representative 
Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Samuel M. Jones, and Sam's Junk, 
Recycle, Scrap & Materials Services (``Sam's Junk''), in connection

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with the Sam Jones Junkyard Site in Gainesville, Prince William County, 
Virginia (``the Site''). The Consent Decree requires the Estate of 
Samuel M. Jones and Sam's Junk to pay a total of $856,000 in 
reimbursement of past response costs relating to the Site. The Consent 
Decree also requires the Department of the Army and the General 
Services Administration to pay a total of $67,000 in reimbursement of 
past response costs.
    The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the 
Consent Decree for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this 
publication. Please address comments to the Assistant Attorney General, 
Environment and Natural Resources Division, PO Box 7611, U.S. 
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and refer to United 
States v. Estate of Samuel M. Jones, Branch Banking & Trust Co. of 
Virginia in its Representative Capacity as Executor of the Estate of 
Samuel M. Jones, and Sam's Junk, Recycle, Scrap & Materials Services, 
Inc. D.J. Ref. 90-11-2-08261.
    The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United 
States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, 600 East Main 
Street, Suite 1800, Richmond, VA 23219, and at U.S. EPA Region III, 
1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. During the public comment 
period, the Consent Decree, may also be examined on the following 
Department of Justice Web site, http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/open.html. A 
copy of the Consent Decree may also be obtained by mail from the 
Consent Decree Library, PO Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, 
Washington, DC 20044-7611 or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia 
Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax No. (202) 514-0097, phone 
confirmation number (202) 514-1547. When requesting a copy from the 
Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $7.75 
(25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury.

Robert Brook,
Assistant Chief, Environment Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 05-13834 Filed 7-13-05; 8:45 am]
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