Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act, 26648 [07-2306]

Download as PDF 26648 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 90 / Thursday, May 10, 2007 / Notices by e-mail or fax, forward a check in that amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address. Robert Brook, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–2305 Filed 5–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act Notice is hereby given that on April 30, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc., Civil Action No. 07–CV– 00248–MAC, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. In this action, the United States sought a civil penalty and injunctive relief for violations of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401, et seq., and its implementing regulations, in connection with the petroleum refinery that settling defendant Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc. operates at Highway 366 and 32nd Street in Port Arthur, Texas. Specifically, the United States alleged violations of the New Source Performance Standards for petroleum refineries and the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Benzene Waste Operations. The Consent Decree requires Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc. to implement injunctive relief to improve its refinery’s performance, including reducing emissions from major refinery units, reducing the flaring of process upset gasses, improving leak detection and repair procedures, and improving the management of benzene wastewater streams. The Decree also requires Total to pay a $2.9 million civil penalty. The Department of Justice will receive a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments relating to the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov, or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, and should refer to United States v. Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc., D.J. Ref. # 90–5–2–1–08283/3. The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, 350 Magnolia Avenue, Suite 150, Beaumont, Texas 77701 (contact AUSA VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 May 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 Michael Lockhart), and at U.S. EPA Region 6, 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas 75202 (contact Patricia Welton). During the public comment period, the Consent Decree also may be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the Consent Decree also may be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. 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 $30.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury, or, if by e-mail or fax, forward a check in that amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address. Thomas A. Marianai, Jr., Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–2306 Filed 5–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0240] Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested ACTION: 60–Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: 2007 Survey of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until July 9, 2007. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 please contact Brian Reaves, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh St., NW., Washington, DC 20531. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: 2007 Survey of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: The form numbers are CJ–44L and CJ–44S, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Federal, State, and Local Government. This information collection is a survey of State and local law enforcement agencies. The survey will provide statistics on law enforcement personnel, budgets, equipment, and policies and procedures. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 3,200 respondents will complete a survey form, including 1,000 3-hour forms and 2,200 2-hour forms. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 7,400 total annual burden hours associated with this collection. E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act

    Notice is hereby given that on April 30, 2007, a proposed Consent 
Decree in United States v. Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc., Civil Action 
No. 07-CV-00248-MAC, was lodged with the United States District Court 
for the Eastern District of Texas.
    In this action, the United States sought a civil penalty and 
injunctive relief for violations of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401, 
et seq., and its implementing regulations, in connection with the 
petroleum refinery that settling defendant Total Petrochemicals USA, 
Inc. operates at Highway 366 and 32nd Street in Port Arthur, Texas. 
Specifically, the United States alleged violations of the New Source 
Performance Standards for petroleum refineries and the National 
Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Benzene Waste 
Operations. The Consent Decree requires Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc. 
to implement injunctive relief to improve its refinery's performance, 
including reducing emissions from major refinery units, reducing the 
flaring of process upset gasses, improving leak detection and repair 
procedures, and improving the management of benzene wastewater streams. 
The Decree also requires Total to pay a $2.9 million civil penalty.
    The Department of Justice will receive a period of thirty (30) days 
from the date of this publication comments relating to the proposed 
Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney 
General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either e-
mailed to pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov, or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, 
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should refer 
to United States v. Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc., D.J. Ref.  
90-5-2-1-08283/3.
    The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United 
States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, 350 Magnolia Avenue, 
Suite 150, Beaumont, Texas 77701 (contact AUSA Michael Lockhart), and 
at U.S. EPA Region 6, 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas 75202 
(contact Patricia Welton). During the public comment period, the 
Consent Decree also may be examined on the following Department of 
Justice Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. A 
copy of the Consent Decree also may be obtained by mail from the 
Consent Decree Library, P.O. 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 $30.75 
(25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury, or, 
if by e-mail or fax, forward a check in that amount to the Consent 
Decree Library at the stated address.

Thomas A. Marianai, Jr.,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-2306 Filed 5-9-07; 8:45 am]
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