Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as Amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (PRC Patterson Superfund Removal Site), 43426 [05-14897]

Download as PDF 43426 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 143 / Wednesday, July 27, 2005 / Notices Dated: July 21, 2005. James Jones, Director, Office of Pesticides Programs. [FR Doc. 05–14851 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–7944–5] Proposed CERCLA Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement; Shawn Callister, Plain City Drum Site, Weber County, Utah Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Administrative order on consent; request for public comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed Administrative Order On Consent (AOC) for recovery of certain past response costs concerning the Plain City Drum Site in Weber County, Utah, with Mr. Shawn Callister, Respondent. The settlement requires Mr. Callister to pay $10,000.00 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund for partial payment of past response costs incurred by EPA. The AOC includes a covenant not to sue or to take judicial or administrative action against the Respondent pursuant to sections 106 and 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607(a). This covenant not to sue is conditioned upon the veracity and completeness of the Financial Information provided to EPA by Mr. Callister. The covenant not to sue extends only to Mr. Callister and does not extend to any other person. In response to the release or threatened release of hazardous substances at or from the Site, EPA undertook response actions at the Site pursuant to section 104 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9604, including emergency removal actions to overpack and properly dispose of twenty eight (28) 55gallon drums containing flammable liquids. At the time of removal the drums were in poor condition. Some were bulging and some had rusting holes. On-site air monitoring showed the drums were releasing hazardous constituents in the air. The drums were located adjacent to a residence with horse corrals and were approximately 3.5 miles from the Harold’s Crane Waterfowl Management Area. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 26, 2005. VerDate jul<14>2003 19:40 Jul 26, 2005 Jkt 205001 The proposed settlement is available for public inspection at the Superfund Records Center, EPA Region 8, 999 18th Street, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80202–2466, (303) 312–6473. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Letson Bradford, (8ENF–L), EPA Senior Enforcement Attorney, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8, 999 18th Street, Denver, CO 80202–2466, (303) 312–6641. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the settlement. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The Agency’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at the Superfund Records Center, EPA Region 8, 999 18th Street, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80202–2466, (303) 312–6473. ADDRESSES: Dated: July 11, 2005. Eddie A. Sierra, Acting Assistant Regional Administrator, Office of Enforcement, Compliance and Environmental Justice. [FR Doc. 05–14899 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–7940–5] Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as Amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (PRC Patterson Superfund Removal Site) AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. Notice, request for public comments. ACTION: In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed Administrative Order on Consent (‘‘AOC, Region 9 Docket No. 2005–0005) pursuant to Section 122(h) of CERCLA concerning the PRC PATTERSON SUPERFUND REMOVAL SITE (the ‘‘Site’’), located in Patterson, California. The respondent to the AOC is the Ramos Environmental Services (‘‘Ramos’’). Through the proposed AOC, Ramos will reimburse the United States $70,000 in response costs incurred at the Site. The AOC provides Ramos with a covenant not to sue and contribution protection for the removal action at the Site. This AOC follows three previous administrative settlements, and will be the last enforcement action regarding this Site. Ramos is the last remaining viable party that is potentially responsible for federal costs at the Site, and is resolving its liability after EPA determined its financial strength and ability to make a reimbursement payment. In total, EPA will have recovered $570,001 for this Site, leaving an unrecovered balance of approximately $200,000. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this Notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the proposed AOC. The Agency’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at EPA’S Region IX offices, located at 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before 30 days following the date of publication of the Notice. ADDRESSES: The proposed AOC may be obtained from Judith Winchell, Docket Clerk, telephone (415) 972–3124. Comments regarding the proposed Agreement should be addressed to Judith Winchell (SFD–7) at EPA Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105, and should reference the PRC Patterson Superfund Removal Site, Patterson, California, and USEPA Docket No. 2005–0005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: J. Andrew Helmlinger, Office of Regional Counsel, (415) 972–3904, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Dated: July 19, 2005. Kay Lawerence, Acting Director Superfund Division. [FR Doc. 05–14897 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission, Comments Requested July 15, 2005. SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 143 (Wednesday, July 27, 2005)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-14897]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-7940-5]


Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 
as Amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (PRC 
Patterson Superfund Removal Site)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice, request for public comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended 
(``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed 
Administrative Order on Consent (``AOC, Region 9 Docket No. 2005-0005) 
pursuant to Section 122(h) of CERCLA concerning the PRC PATTERSON 
SUPERFUND REMOVAL SITE (the ``Site''), located in Patterson, 
California. The respondent to the AOC is the Ramos Environmental 
Services (``Ramos''). Through the proposed AOC, Ramos will reimburse 
the United States $70,000 in response costs incurred at the Site. The 
AOC provides Ramos with a covenant not to sue and contribution 
protection for the removal action at the Site. This AOC follows three 
previous administrative settlements, and will be the last enforcement 
action regarding this Site. Ramos is the last remaining viable party 
that is potentially responsible for federal costs at the Site, and is 
resolving its liability after EPA determined its financial strength and 
ability to make a reimbursement payment. In total, EPA will have 
recovered $570,001 for this Site, leaving an unrecovered balance of 
approximately $200,000.
    For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this 
Notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the 
proposed AOC. The Agency's response to any comments received will be 
available for public inspection at EPA'S Region IX offices, located at 
75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before 30 days following the 
date of publication of the Notice.

ADDRESSES: The proposed AOC may be obtained from Judith Winchell, 
Docket Clerk, telephone (415) 972-3124. Comments regarding the proposed 
Agreement should be addressed to Judith Winchell (SFD-7) at EPA Region 
IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105, and should 
reference the PRC Patterson Superfund Removal Site, Patterson, 
California, and USEPA Docket No. 2005-0005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: J. Andrew Helmlinger, Office of 
Regional Counsel, (415) 972-3904, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 
Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.

    Dated: July 19, 2005.
Kay Lawerence,
Acting Director Superfund Division.
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