Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42112-42113 [07-3737]

Download as PDF jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 42112 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 147 / Wednesday, August 1, 2007 / Notices need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at http:// www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David H. Hollander, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2746. Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2006). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on July 24, 2007, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain magnifying loupe products and components thereof by reason of infringement of claim 8 of U.S. Patent No. 5,446,507, claim 1 of U.S. Patent No. 6,513,929, or claims 1–5 or 10 of U.S. Patent No. 6,704,141, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is—General Scientific Corp., 77 Enterprise Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: SheerVision, Inc., 4030 Palos Verdes Drive North, Ste., 104, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274. Nanjing JinJiahe I/E Co. Ltd., 1–46 Tianpu Road, Pukou Economy Development Zone, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this investigation, is David H. Hollander, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:12 Jul 31, 2007 Jkt 211001 Street, SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Honorable Charles E. Bullock is designated as the presiding administrative law judge. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(d) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of a limited exclusion order or cease and desist order or both directed against the respondents. By order of the Commission. Issued: July 26, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–14808 Filed 7–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Settlement Pursuant to Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act Notice is hereby given that on July 11, 2007, a proposed settlement in United States v. Alcan Aluminum Corp., et al., Civil No. 03–765, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. In this action, the United States asserted a claim against Alcan Aluminum Corp. under section 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), for recovery of response costs incurred regarding the Quanta Resources PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Superfund Site in Syracuse, New York. The proposed consent decree embodies an agreement with Alcan to pay $2,011,832 of response costs. The decree provides Alcan with an covenant to sue under section 107(a) of CERCLA. The Department of Justice will received for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments relating to the settlement. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environmental 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 20044–76121, and should refer to U.S. v. Alcan Aluminum Corp., et al., D.J. Ref. 90–11–3–848/2. The settlement may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, Northern District of New York, James Foley Building, 445 Broadway, Albany, New York 12207, and at the Region II Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region II Records Center, 290 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10007–1866. During the public comment period, the settlement may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the settlement 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 number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $4.25 (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. Ellen Mahan, Deputy Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–3749 Filed 7–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act Notice is hereby given that on July 26, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Commonwealth Edison Co., et al., Case No. 07–CV–03799 E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 147 / Wednesday, August 1, 2007 / Notices (‘‘Commonwealth Edison’’), was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In Commonwealth Edison, the United States is seeking recovery of approximately $4.5 million in response costs incurred in connection with a removal action in 2002 at the Johns Manville Superfund Site, Site 2 (the ‘‘Site’’), in Waukegan, Illinois. The proposed Consent Decree involves the four defendants in the case—the Commonwealth Edison Company; Johns Manville; Midwest Generation, LLC; and the City of Waukegan (collectively, the ‘‘Settling Defendants’’)—as well as the Department of Defense (‘‘DOD’’). Under the proposed Consent Decree, the Settling Defendants would pay $3.014 million, and DOD would pay $741,000. In exchange, the Settling Defendants would receive contribution protection and a covenant by the United States not to sue them for response costs incurred in connection with the Site. DOD would receive contribution protection and a covenant by the United States Environmental Protection Agency not to take administrative action against it for response costs incurred in connection with the Site. For a period of 30 days from the date of this publication, the Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should either be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. Commonwealth Edison Co., et al., D.J. Ref. 90–11–3–08425. Comments should either be e-mailed to pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, 219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60604–1700, and at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604–3590. 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 e-mailing or faxing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov, fax number (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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:12 Jul 31, 2007 Jkt 211001 $6.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. If a request for a copy of the proposed Consent Decree is made by fax or e-mail, please forward a check in the aforementioned amount to the Consent Decree Library at the address noted above. William Brighton, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–3737 Filed 7–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant To the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act Notice is hereby given that a proposed consent decree in United States v. Delavan, Inc., Civil Action No. 07–331, was lodged on July 25, 2007 with the United States District Court of the Southern District of Iowa. The United States filed this action pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act seeking clean up of groundwater contamination and recovery of costs incurred at the Southern Plume of the Railroad Avenue Site in West Des Moines, Iowa. The Consent Decree resolves the United States’ claims by requiring the defendant Delavan, Inc. to perform the clean up, at a cost of approximately $500,000 and to reimburse the United States for its future costs. The Department of Justice will receive, for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication, comments relating to the proposed consent decree. Comments should be address 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. Delavan, Inc., DOJ Ref. #90– 11–2–09081. The proposed consent decree may be examined at the office of the United States Attorney, U.S. Courthouse Annex, Suite #286, 110 East Court Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309–2053, and at the Region VII Office of the Environmental Protection Agency, 901 N. 5th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101. During the public comment period, the proposed consent decree may also be examined on the Department of Justice Web site, at http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42113 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 number (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 $32.65 (or $11.00, for a copy that omits the exhibits and signature pages) (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury or, if by email or fax, forward a check in that amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address. W. Benjamin Fisherow, Deputy Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–3750 Filed 7–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of the Consent Decree Under the Pipeline Safety Act Notice is hereby given that on July 26, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. El Paso Natural Gas Co. (‘‘EPNG’’), Civil Action No. 1:07–cv– 715, was lodged with the United States Court for the District of New Mexico. The proposed Consent Decree resolves EPNG’s violations of specific regulations promulgated under the Pipeline Safety Act, 49 U.S.C. section 60120. The Complaint filed concurrently with the Consent Decree alleges the following violations by EPNG: Violation of 49 CFR 192.475 by transporting corrosive gas on Pipelines 1103 and 1107; violation of 49 CFR 192.477 by failing to monitor the lines when corrosive gas is being transported on lines 1107 and 1103; and violation of 49 CFR 192.453 by failing to have personnel qualified in corrosion control methods. Under the terms of the Consent Decree, EPNG will pay a $15.5 million penalty, and implement injunctive relief on its 10,000 miles of pipeline system valued to cost at least $86 million. EPNG agrees to, among other things, modify its pipelines to enable in-line inspection tools to be used on its system; conduct sampling, monitoring, and inspections on its system; and provide training for its corrosion control specialists and corrosion engineers. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 147 (Wednesday, August 1, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

    Notice is hereby given that on July 26, 2007, a proposed Consent 
Decree in United States v. Commonwealth Edison Co., et al., Case No. 
07-CV-03799

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(``Commonwealth Edison''), was lodged with the United States District 
Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
    In Commonwealth Edison, the United States is seeking recovery of 
approximately $4.5 million in response costs incurred in connection 
with a removal action in 2002 at the Johns Manville Superfund Site, 
Site 2 (the ``Site''), in Waukegan, Illinois. The proposed Consent 
Decree involves the four defendants in the case--the Commonwealth 
Edison Company; Johns Manville; Midwest Generation, LLC; and the City 
of Waukegan (collectively, the ``Settling Defendants'')--as well as the 
Department of Defense (``DOD''). Under the proposed Consent Decree, the 
Settling Defendants would pay $3.014 million, and DOD would pay 
$741,000. In exchange, the Settling Defendants would receive 
contribution protection and a covenant by the United States not to sue 
them for response costs incurred in connection with the Site. DOD would 
receive contribution protection and a covenant by the United States 
Environmental Protection Agency not to take administrative action 
against it for response costs incurred in connection with the Site.
    For a period of 30 days from the date of this publication, the 
Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the proposed 
Consent Decree. Comments should either be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and 
should refer to United States v. Commonwealth Edison Co., et al., D.J. 
Ref. 90-11-3-08425. Comments should either be e-mailed to pubcomment-
ees.enrd@usdoj.gov or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-
7611.
    The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the 
United States Attorney, 219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60604-
1700, and at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 
West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604-3590. 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 e-mailing 
or faxing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov, fax 
number (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 $6.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) 
payable to the United States Treasury. If a request for a copy of the 
proposed Consent Decree is made by fax or e-mail, please forward a 
check in the aforementioned amount to the Consent Decree Library at the 
address noted above.

William Brighton,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-3737 Filed 7-31-07; 8:45 am]
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