Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act (CAA), 41085 [07-3648]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 143 / Thursday, July 26, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act (CAA) In accordance with 28 CFR 50.7, notice is given that on July 20, 2007, the proposed Consent Decree in United States v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Civil Action Number 1:07CV558, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. In this action, the United States alleges that E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. (DuPont) violated these provisions of the Clean Air Act: standards of performance for new stationary sources, 42 U.S.C. 7411, also known as New Source Performance Standards (‘‘NSPS’’) preconstruction requirements, 42 U.S.C. 7475, also known as Prevention of Significant Deterioration (‘‘PSD’’) requirements; and permit requirements, 42 U.S.C. 7503, also known as Title V requirements. The claims relate to four DuPont sulfuric acid manufacturing plants that are located in Darrow, La.; North Bend, Ohio; Richmond, Va., and Wurtland, Ky. The Consent Decree requires DuPont to pay a civil penalty of $4,125,000 of which $2,100,000 (60 percent) will be paid to the United States and the rest will be divided among the State of Louisiana, the State of Ohio, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Consent Decree further requires DuPont, at all four plants, to meet certain emission limits (for sulfur dioxide and acid mist) and to comply with applicable NSPS requirements (including performance testing and monitoring). At the plant in Louisiana, DuPont will comply with the new emission limits by installing pollution control technology. At each of the other three plants, the Consent Decree provides DuPont an option to install the required technology or to cease operations and surrender the air pollution permits and/or emissions credits. For a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication, the Department of Justice will receive 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. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., D.J. Ref. 90–5–2–1–08181. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:36 Jul 25, 2007 Jkt 211001 States Attorney, 221 E. 4th St., Suite 400, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, and at U.S. EPA Region V, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604. During the public comment period, the proposed Consent Decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the proposed Consent Decree may also 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 no. (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $14.50 (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. William D. Brighton, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–3648 Filed 7–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–61,801] Alcraft, Pawtucket, RI; Notice of Termination of Investigation Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, an investigation was initiated on July 9, 2007 in response to a worker petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers at Alcraft, Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. Signed at Washington, DC this 13th day of July 2007. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–14414 Filed 7–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P PO 00000 41085 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–60,771A] Burlington House Pioneer Plant, Burlington House Division, a Subsidiary of International Textile Group Currently Known as Burlington Manufacturing Services, Burlington, NC; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2273), and Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974 (26 U.S.C. 2813), as amended, the Department of Labor issued a Certification Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on February 9, 2007, applicable to workers of Burlington House Pioneer Plant, Burlington House Division, a subsidiary of International Textile Group, Burlington, North Carolina. The notice was published in the Federal Register on February 21, 2007 (72 FR 7908). At the request of a company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in the production of dyed yarn and warps for ticking. New information shows that due to a change in ownership on May 1, 2007, Burlington House Pioneer Plant, Burlington House Division, a subsidiary of International Textile Group is currently known as Burlington Manufacturing Services. Workers separated from employment at the subject firm had their wages reported under a separate unemployment insurance (UI) tax account for Burlington Manufacturing Services. Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to properly reflect this matter. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of Burlington House Pioneer Plant, Burlington House Division, a subsidiary of International Textile Group, currently known as Burlington Manufacturing Services who were adversely affected by increased company imports. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–60,771A is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Burlington House Pioneer Plant, Burlington House Division, a subsidiary of International Textile Group, currently known as Burlington Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act (CAA)

    In accordance with 28 CFR 50.7, notice is given that on July 20, 
2007, the proposed Consent Decree in United States v. E.I. du Pont de 
Nemours & Co., Civil Action Number 1:07CV558, was lodged with the 
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
    In this action, the United States alleges that E.I. du Pont de 
Nemours & Co. (DuPont) violated these provisions of the Clean Air Act: 
standards of performance for new stationary sources, 42 U.S.C. 7411, 
also known as New Source Performance Standards (``NSPS'') 
preconstruction requirements, 42 U.S.C. 7475, also known as Prevention 
of Significant Deterioration (``PSD'') requirements; and permit 
requirements, 42 U.S.C. 7503, also known as Title V requirements. The 
claims relate to four DuPont sulfuric acid manufacturing plants that 
are located in Darrow, La.; North Bend, Ohio; Richmond, Va., and 
Wurtland, Ky.
    The Consent Decree requires DuPont to pay a civil penalty of 
$4,125,000 of which $2,100,000 (60 percent) will be paid to the United 
States and the rest will be divided among the State of Louisiana, the 
State of Ohio, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Consent Decree 
further requires DuPont, at all four plants, to meet certain emission 
limits (for sulfur dioxide and acid mist) and to comply with applicable 
NSPS requirements (including performance testing and monitoring). At 
the plant in Louisiana, DuPont will comply with the new emission limits 
by installing pollution control technology. At each of the other three 
plants, the Consent Decree provides DuPont an option to install the 
required technology or to cease operations and surrender the air 
pollution permits and/or emissions credits.
    For a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication, 
the Department of Justice will receive 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. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., D.J. Ref. 90-
5-2-1-08181.
    The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the 
United States Attorney, 221 E. 4th St., Suite 400, Cincinnati, Ohio 
45202, and at U.S. EPA Region V, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 
60604. During the public comment period, the proposed Consent Decree 
may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, 
http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the proposed 
Consent Decree may also 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 
no. (202) 514-1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree 
Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $14.50 (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.

William D. Brighton,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
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