Proposed Settlement Under Section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, as Amended, 42 U.S.C. 9622(h)(1), P.M. Northwest Site, Swinomish Indian Reservation, Laconnor, WA, 77391 [E5-8123]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 250 / Friday, December 30, 2005 / Notices ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2005–0552; FRL–7753–3] [FRL–8017–5] Certain New Chemicals; Receipt and Status Information Proposed Settlement Under Section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, as Amended, 42 U.S.C. 9622(h)(1), P.M. Northwest Site, Swinomish Indian Reservation, Laconnor, WA Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AGENCY: Notice of proposed settlement and request for public comment. ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, as amended by the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), notice is hereby given of a proposed settlement to resolve claims against P.M. Northwest Inc., Shell Oil Company, and Texaco Inc. The proposed settlement concerns the federal government’s past response costs at the PM Northwest Site, located on the Swinomish Indian Reservation, near Laconnor, Washington. The settlement requires the settling parties, PM Northwest Inc., Shell Oil Company, and Texaco Inc., to pay $170,000 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund. Comments must be received by January 30, 2006, relating to the settlement. DATES: The Agency’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 office at 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101. A copy of the proposed settlement may be obtained from Carol Kennedy, Regional Hearing Clerk, EPA, Region 10, 1200 Sixth Avenue (ORC–158), Seattle, Washington 98101, telephone number (206) 553–0242. Comments should reference the ‘‘PM Northwest Site’’ and EPA Docket No. CERCLA–10–2004– 0216 and should be addressed to Ms. Kennedy at the above address. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Richard McAllister, Assistant Regional Counsel, EPA Region 10, Office of Regional Counsel, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101, telephone number (206) 553–8203. Dated: December 22, 2005. L. Michael Bogert, Regional Administrator, Region 10. [FR Doc. E5–8123 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:16 Dec 29, 2005 Jkt 208001 SUMMARY: Section 5 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) requires any person who intends to manufacture (defined by statute to include import) a new chemical (i.e., a chemical not on the TSCA Inventory) to notify EPA and comply with the statutory provisions pertaining to the manufacture of new chemicals. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-8017-5]


Proposed Settlement Under Section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, as Amended, 42 
U.S.C. 9622(h)(1), P.M. Northwest Site, Swinomish Indian Reservation, 
Laconnor, WA

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of proposed settlement and 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 Amendment and Reauthorization Act (``CERCLA''), notice is 
hereby given of a proposed settlement to resolve claims against P.M. 
Northwest Inc., Shell Oil Company, and Texaco Inc. The proposed 
settlement concerns the federal government's past response costs at the 
PM Northwest Site, located on the Swinomish Indian Reservation, near 
Laconnor, Washington. The settlement requires the settling parties, PM 
Northwest Inc., Shell Oil Company, and Texaco Inc., to pay $170,000 to 
the Hazardous Substance Superfund.

DATES: Comments must be received by January 30, 2006, relating to the 
settlement.

ADDRESSES: The Agency's response to any comments received will be 
available for public inspection at the U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, Region 10 office at 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 
98101. A copy of the proposed settlement may be obtained from Carol 
Kennedy, Regional Hearing Clerk, EPA, Region 10, 1200 Sixth Avenue 
(ORC-158), Seattle, Washington 98101, telephone number (206) 553-0242. 
Comments should reference the ``PM Northwest Site'' and EPA Docket No. 
CERCLA-10-2004-0216 and should be addressed to Ms. Kennedy at the above 
address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard McAllister, Assistant Regional 
Counsel, EPA Region 10, Office of Regional Counsel, 1200 Sixth Avenue, 
Seattle, Washington 98101, telephone number (206) 553-8203.

    Dated: December 22, 2005.
L. Michael Bogert,
Regional Administrator, Region 10.
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