Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Clean Water Act, 46662 [07-4089]

Download as PDF 46662 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 161 / Tuesday, August 21, 2007 / Notices relating to the 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, Indiana and Hammond v. Jupiter Aluminum Corp., D.J. Ref. 90–5–2–1– 08734. The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, Northern District of Indiana, 5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500, Hammond, Indiana 46320, and at U.S. EPA Region 5, Regional Counsel’s Office, 77 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60604. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ ConsentlDecrees.html. A copy of the Jupiter Aluminum 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 emailing 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 $22.00 (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 Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–4066 Filed 8–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Clean Water Act In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 C.F.R. 50.7, notice is hereby given that a proposed consent decree in United States v. TE Products Pipeline Company, LLC and TEPPCO Crude Pipeline, LLC (E.D. Tex.), No. 1:07–CV– 0569–TH, was lodged in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on August 15, 2007. The Decree will resolve the liability of the named Defendants to the United States for civil penalties and injunctive relief for their violations of Sections 301 and 311(b)(3) of the Clean Water Act VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:08 Aug 20, 2007 Jkt 211001 (‘‘CWA’’), 33 U.S.C. 1311 and 1321(b)(3), resulting from spills of crude and refined petroleum products from Defendants’ pipelines in four separate spill events dated November 27, 2001, March 12, 2004, February 28, 2005, and May 13, 2005, at locations in Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. Under the proposed Consent Decree, Defendants are jointly and severally liable to perform injunctive relief on the impacted pipelines and pay a civil penalty. Specifically, Defendants will (a) conduct a close interval survey of a segment of the pipeline system from Beaumont, Texas to Many, Louisiana, and take corrective action to bring the cathodic protection into compliance with standards, (b) install remote surveillance cameras at specified points on the pipeline to ensure constant monitoring of pipeline systems and provide surveillance of the pipeline system equipment, and (c) update the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (‘SCADA’’) system on the pipeline system to enable Defendants to monitor and balance the volume of product in the pipeline and pipeline pressure and temperature deviations which can be indicators of leaks or spills from the pipeline. Additionally, Defendants will pay a civil penalty of $2,865,000 for the four spills. 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 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. TE Products Pipeline Company, LLC and TEPPCO Crude Pipeline, LLC, DOJ #90–5–1–1–08194. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, Eastern District of Texas, 350 Magnolia Avenue, Suite 150, Beaumont, TX 77701–2237, and at U.S. EPA REgion 6, 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas, 75202. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $7.75 for the Consent Decree (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 Mariani, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–4089 Filed 8–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives [OMB Number 1140–0041] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Implementation of Public Law 103–322, the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) 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. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 72, Number 112, page 32311 on June 12, 2007, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until September 20, 2007. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to The Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Clean Water 
Act

    In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 C.F.R. 50.7, notice is 
hereby given that a proposed consent decree in United States v. TE 
Products Pipeline Company, LLC and TEPPCO Crude Pipeline, LLC (E.D. 
Tex.), No. 1:07-CV-0569-TH, was lodged in the United States District 
Court for the Eastern District of Texas on August 15, 2007. The Decree 
will resolve the liability of the named Defendants to the United States 
for civil penalties and injunctive relief for their violations of 
Sections 301 and 311(b)(3) of the Clean Water Act (``CWA''), 33 U.S.C. 
1311 and 1321(b)(3), resulting from spills of crude and refined 
petroleum products from Defendants' pipelines in four separate spill 
events dated November 27, 2001, March 12, 2004, February 28, 2005, and 
May 13, 2005, at locations in Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.
    Under the proposed Consent Decree, Defendants are jointly and 
severally liable to perform injunctive relief on the impacted pipelines 
and pay a civil penalty. Specifically, Defendants will (a) conduct a 
close interval survey of a segment of the pipeline system from 
Beaumont, Texas to Many, Louisiana, and take corrective action to bring 
the cathodic protection into compliance with standards, (b) install 
remote surveillance cameras at specified points on the pipeline to 
ensure constant monitoring of pipeline systems and provide surveillance 
of the pipeline system equipment, and (c) update the Supervisory 
Control and Data Acquisition (`SCADA'') system on the pipeline system 
to enable Defendants to monitor and balance the volume of product in 
the pipeline and pipeline pressure and temperature deviations which can 
be indicators of leaks or spills from the pipeline. Additionally, 
Defendants will pay a civil penalty of $2,865,000 for the four spills.
    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 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. TE Products Pipeline Company, LLC and TEPPCO 
Crude Pipeline, LLC, DOJ 90-5-1-1-08194. The proposed Consent 
Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, 
Eastern District of Texas, 350 Magnolia Avenue, Suite 150, Beaumont, TX 
77701-2237, and at U.S. EPA REgion 6, 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1200, 
Dallas, Texas, 75202. 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 number (202) 514-1547. In requesting a copy from the 
Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $7.75 
for the Consent Decree (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 Mariani,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-4089 Filed 8-20-07; 8:45 am]
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