Notice of Lodging of Partial Consent Decree Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), 40733 [05-13835]

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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

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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, 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]
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