Proposed CERCLA Administrative Agreement for Recovery of Past Response Costs; A-American Environmental Superfund Removal Site, 49280-49281 [05-16684]

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[FR Doc. 05–16687 Filed 8–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–7957–4] Proposed CERCLA Administrative Agreement for Recovery of Past Response Costs; A-American Environmental Superfund Removal Site Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; request for public comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Action (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed Administrative Order on Consent (‘‘AOC,’’ Region 9 Docket No. 9–2005– 0014) pursuant to section 122(h) of CERCLA concerning the A-American Environmental Removal Site (the ‘‘Site’’), located in Alhambra, California. The respondents to the AOC are thirtyone among approximately 600 parties that arranged for the disposal of hazardous substances at the Site, for which EPA incurred response costs. The respondents are: United States Department of Veterans Affairs; Alger Manufacturing Company, Inc.; American Fabrication Corp.; City of Los Angeles, Dept. of Public Works; County of Los Angeles; Duthie Electric; Epmar Corporation; EZ Lube, Inc.; FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.; Flint Ink North America Corporation; Forrest Machining, Inc.; Graphic Center; Gruber Systems, Inc.; Haskel International Inc.; Jacuzzi Whirlpool Bath, Inc.; Los Angeles Chemical Co.; Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority; M C Gill Corp.; NeoMPS, E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 162 / Tuesday, August 23, 2005 / Notices Inc.; Opi Products Inc.; Remo, Inc.; Santa Catalina Island Company; Sundance Spas, Inc.; Ultra-Flex Moulding Inc.; Vista Paint Corp.; California Acrylic Inc.; Sterigenics EO, Inc.; Mansfield Plumbing Products, LLC; Semtech Corp.; State of California, Office of State Publishing; and State of California, Dept. of Transportation. Through the proposed AOC, these settling parties will reimburse the United States $259,472 of its response costs, which total $683,755. The AOC provides the settling parties with a covenant not to sue and contribution protection for the costs and the removal action at the Site. The AOC will supplement EPA’s previous cost recovery settlement, EPA Docket No. 9– 2004–0014. For thirty (30) day 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 will be available for public inspection at EPA’S Region IX offices, located at 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105. Comments must be submitted on or before September 22, 2005. DATES: The proposed Agreement 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 A-American Environmental Superfund Removal Site, Alhambra, California, and USEPA Docket No. 9– 2005–0014. ADDRESSES: J. Andrew Helmlinger, Office of Regional Counsel, telephone (415) 972–3904, USEPA Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: August 12, 2005. Keith A. Takata, Director, Superfund Division. [FR Doc. 05–16684 Filed 8–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Aug<18>2005 15:03 Aug 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–7957–9] Notice of Proposed Agreement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as Amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (CERCLA), and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Garvey Elevator Site, Hastings, NE Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of proposed agreement for the Garvey Elevator Site. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with section 122(i)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, as amended (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i)(1), and section 7003(d) of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 42 U.S.C. 9673(d), notice is hereby given of a proposed agreement concerning the Garvey Elevator Site (Site) located in Hastings, Nebraska, with AGP Grain Marketing, LLC (AGP) and Garvey Elevators, Inc. (Garvey). The agreement was executed by the United States Environmental Protections Agency on July 11, 2005, and concurred upon by the United States Department of Justice on August 8, 2005. The agreement would resolve certain potential CERCLA and RCRA claims against AGP Grain Marketing, LLC, and is subject to final approval after the comment period. The Site is an active grain elevator facility. The proposed agreement requires AGP Grain Marketing, LLC to pay $2,050,000.00 into an escrow account following the sale of the Site property to AGP to be used by Garvey to implement response actions at the Site. In addition, AGP will be required to provide access to the Site, refrain from any activity that would interfere with the response actions or exacerbate the existing contamination at the Site, and comply with certain use restrictions. Appendix A to the Agreement is the Escrow Agreement that details the process for EPA to approve disbursements from the Escrow Fund. The Escrow Agreement also provides for a Security Agreement to be executed by Garvey and EPA. The proposed agreement grants AGP a covenant not to sue pursuant to sections 106 and 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607(a), subject to certain EPA reservations of rights. This notice is also given in accordance with section 7003(d) of PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49281 RCRA. The proposed agreement also includes an EPA covenant not to sue AGP pursuant to section 7003 of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 9673. 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. 9673(d). For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, EPA will receive written comments relating to the proposed agreement. EPA will consider all comments received, and may withdraw or withhold its consent to the proposed agreement if such comments disclose facts or considerations which indicate the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper or inadequate. EPA’s response to any written comments received will be available for public inspection at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VII, 901 N. 5th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101, and at a local information repository near the Site. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 22, 2005. ADDRESSES: The proposed agreement is available for public inspection at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VII, 901 N. 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66101. A copy of the proposed agreement may be obtained from Alyse Stoy, Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VII, 901 N. 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66101, (913) 551– 7826. Comments should be addressed to Alyse Stoy at the above address or by email at stoy.alyse@epa.gov, and should reference the Garvey Elevator Site Agreement, Hastings, Nebraska, and U.S. EPA Region VII Docket No. CERCLA–07–2005–0268. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alyse Stoy, Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VII, 901 N. 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66101, (913) 551–7826, or by e-mail at stoy.alyse@epa.gov. Dated: August 10, 2005. William Rice, Acting Regional Administrator, Region VII. [FR Doc. 05–16690 Filed 8–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [MD Docket No. 05–59; DA 05–2087] Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2005 Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 162 (Tuesday, August 23, 2005)]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-7957-4]


Proposed CERCLA Administrative Agreement for Recovery of Past 
Response Costs; A-American Environmental Superfund Removal Site

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 122(i) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended by 
the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Action (``CERCLA''), 42 
U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed Administrative 
Order on Consent (``AOC,'' Region 9 Docket No. 9-2005-0014) pursuant to 
section 122(h) of CERCLA concerning the A-American Environmental 
Removal Site (the ``Site''), located in Alhambra, California. The 
respondents to the AOC are thirty-one among approximately 600 parties 
that arranged for the disposal of hazardous substances at the Site, for 
which EPA incurred response costs. The respondents are: United States 
Department of Veterans Affairs; Alger Manufacturing Company, Inc.; 
American Fabrication Corp.; City of Los Angeles, Dept. of Public Works; 
County of Los Angeles; Duthie Electric; Epmar Corporation; EZ Lube, 
Inc.; FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.; Flint Ink North America 
Corporation; Forrest Machining, Inc.; Graphic Center; Gruber Systems, 
Inc.; Haskel International Inc.; Jacuzzi Whirlpool Bath, Inc.; Los 
Angeles Chemical Co.; Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation 
Authority; M C Gill Corp.; NeoMPS,

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Inc.; Opi Products Inc.; Remo, Inc.; Santa Catalina Island Company; 
Sundance Spas, Inc.; Ultra-Flex Moulding Inc.; Vista Paint Corp.; 
California Acrylic Inc.; Sterigenics EO, Inc.; Mansfield Plumbing 
Products, LLC; Semtech Corp.; State of California, Office of State 
Publishing; and State of California, Dept. of Transportation.
    Through the proposed AOC, these settling parties will reimburse the 
United States $259,472 of its response costs, which total $683,755. The 
AOC provides the settling parties with a covenant not to sue and 
contribution protection for the costs and the removal action at the 
Site. The AOC will supplement EPA's previous cost recovery settlement, 
EPA Docket No. 9-2004-0014.
    For thirty (30) day 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 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 September 22, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The proposed Agreement 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 A-American Environmental Superfund Removal Site, 
Alhambra, California, and USEPA Docket No. 9-2005-0014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: J. Andrew Helmlinger, Office of 
Regional Counsel, telephone (415) 972-3904, USEPA Region IX, 75 
Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105.

    Dated: August 12, 2005.
Keith A. Takata,
Director, Superfund Division.
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