Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree, 53795-53796 [07-4647]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 182 / Thursday, September 20, 2007 / Notices The debentures will be redeemed at par plus accrued interest. Interest will cease to accrue on the debentures as of the call date. At redemption, final interest on any called debentures will be paid along with the principal. Payment of final principal and interest due on January 1, 2008 will be made automatically to the registered holder. During the period from the date of this notice to the call date, debentures that are subject to the call may not be used by the mortgagee for a special redemption purchase in payment of a mortgage insurance premium. No transfer of debentures covered by the foregoing call will be made on the books maintained by the Treasury Department on or after December 14, 2007. This debenture call does not affect the right of the holder of a debenture to sell or assign the debenture on or after this date. Dated: September 10, 2007. Brian D. Montgomery, Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. E7–18525 Filed 9–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Richard Reid, Lee Reid and Redesign’ Landscape Contractors, Inc., Civ. No. 06–1103, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on September 13, 2007. This proposed Consent Decree concerns a complaint filed by the United States against Richard Reid, Lee Reid and Redesign’ Landscape Contractors, Inc., pursuant to Section 301(a) of the Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’), 33 U.S.C. 1311(a), to obtain injunctive relief from and impose civil penalties against the Defendants for violating the Clean Water Act by discharging pollutants without a permit into waters of the United States. The proposed Consent Decree resolves these allegations by requiring the Defendants to a pay a civil penalty. The Defendants have restored the impacted area. The Department of Justice will accept written comments relating to this proposed Consent Decree for thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this Notice. Please address comments to Donald R. Lorenzen, United States Attorney’s Office, 219 South Dearborn Street, 5th Floor, Chicago, Illinois VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:50 Sep 19, 2007 Jkt 211001 60604, and refer to United States v. Richard Reid, Lee Reid and Redesign’ Landscape Contractors, Inc., Civ. No. 06–1103. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Clerk’s Office, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Everett McKinley Dirksen Building, 219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604. In addition, the proposed Consent Decree may be viewed at http://www.usdoj.gov/ enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. Scott Schachter, Assistant Chief, Environmental Defense Section, Environment & Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–4664 Filed 9–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under Cercla Notice is hereby given that on September 7, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Bayer Healthcare LLC et al., Civil Action No. 2:07CV304 (TS), was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. The proposed Consent Decree resolves the United States’ claims for performance of response actions and recovery of response costs under sections 106 and 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9606(a) and 9607, against 31 parties that owned, operated or arranged for disposal of hazardous waste at the Himco Dump Superfund Site in Elkhart, Indiana. The Consent Decree requires Bayer Healthcare LLC, a legal successor to an entity that owned part of the Site and generated waste disposed of at the site and Himco Waste Away, Inc., which operated a landfill at the Site, to implement a remedial action selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, at an estimated cost of some $9,156,000. These entities, together with 29 former customers of the landfill, will also pay some $3,875,000 in past costs incurred by EPA in connection with the Site. The proposed Decree also provides for reimbursement of past costs incurred by the State of Indiana, which will be a co-plaintiff in the case. 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 Acting Assistant Attorney General, Environment and PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53795 Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to pubcommentees.enrd@usdoj.gov or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. 20044–7611, and should refer to United States v. Bayer Healthcare LLC et al., D.J. Reference No. 90–112–865/1. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Offices of the United States Attorney, 5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500, Hammond, IN 46320, and at U.S. EPA Region V, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, 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 number (202) 514–0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514–1547. When requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $51.75 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. William D. Brighton, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–4646 Filed 9–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Randy Johnson, Civ. No. 07–1048, was lodged with the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota on September 7, 2007. This proposed Consent Decree concerns a complaint filed by the United States against Randy Johnson, pursuant to section 301(a) of the Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’), 33 U.S.C. 1311(a), to obtain injunctive relief from and impose civil penalties against the Defendant for violating the Clean Water Act by discharging pollutants without a permit into waters of the United States. The proposed Consent Decree resolves these allegations by requiring the E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1 53796 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 182 / Thursday, September 20, 2007 / Notices Defendant to restore the impacted areas and to pay a civil penalty. The Department of Justice will accept written comments relating to this proposed Consent Decree for thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this Notice. Please address comments to Patricia R. Cangemi, 600 U.S. Courthouse, 300 South Fourth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415 and refer to United States v. Randy Johnson, Civ. No. 07–1048, DJ # 90–5–1–1–18123. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Clerk’s Office, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 202 U.S. Courthouse, 300 S. 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415. In addition, the proposed Consent Decree may be viewed at http://www.usdoj.gov/ enrd/Consent_Decree.html. Scott Schachter, Assistant Chief, Environmental Defense Section, Environment & Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–4647 Filed 9–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Notice Of Public Comment Period for Proposed Clean Water Act Consent Decree Under 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that, for a period of 30 days, the United States will receive public comments on a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. The Meridian Resource & Exploration LLC et al. (‘‘Meridian Consent Decree’’) (Civil Action No. 07–1482), which was lodged with the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana on September 6, 2007. This proposed Consent Decree was lodged simultaneously with the Complaint in this Clean Water Act case against The Meridian Resource & Exploration LLC and Louisiana Onshore Properties LLC (collectively, ‘‘Meridian’’). The Complaint alleges that Meridian is civilly liable for violations of the Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’), 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq., as amended by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (‘‘OPA’’), 33 U.S.C. 2701 et seq. The Complaint seeks civil penalties and injunctive relief for five unauthorized discharges of crude oil into navigable waters of the United States or adjoining shorelines from Meridian’s operations at the Weeks Island field in Iberia Parish, Louisiana. In particular, the Complaint alleges that approximately 747 barrels of crude oil were discharged from two pipelines and an oil well owned by Louisiana Onshore Properties LLC and operated by The Meridian Resource & Exploration LLC. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:50 Sep 19, 2007 Jkt 211001 The Discharges occurred between approximately November 2005 and November 1, 2006. Under the settlement, Meridian will take a number of actions to enhance its efforts to inspect, monitor, maintain, and repair its Weeks Island facilities in order to prevent and respond more quickly to future unauthorized discharges. In addition, Meridian will pay a civil penalty of $504,000. Comments should be addressed to the Acting Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and may be submitted to: P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, or via email to pubcommentees.enrd@usdoj.gov. and should refer to United States v. The Meridian Resource & Exploration LLC et al., D.J. Ref. 90– 5–1–1–08993. The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, Western District of Louisiana, 800 Lafayette Street, Suite 2200, Lafayette, Louisiana 70501. During the public comment period the Meridian 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 Meridian 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 $7.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury. an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed in schedule I and II: Drug Heroin (9200) ............................... Cocaine (9041) ............................. Codeine (9050) ............................. Meperidine (9230) ........................ Methadone (9250) ........................ Morphine (9300) ........................... Schedule I II II II II II The company plans to import these controlled substances for the manufacture of reference standards. No comments or objections have been received. DEA has considered the factors in 21 U.S.C. 823(a) and 952(a) and determined that the registration of Applied Science Labs to import the basic classes of controlled substances is consistent with the public interest and with United States obligations under international treaties, conventions, or protocols in effect on May 1, 1971, at this time. DEA has investigated Applied Science Labs to ensure that the company’s registration is consistent with the public interest. The investigation has included inspection and testing of the company’s physical security systems, verification of the company’s compliance with state and local laws, and a review of the company’s background and history. Therefore, pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 952(a) and 958(a), and in accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34, the above named company is granted registration as an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed. Thomas A. Mariani, Jr., Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–4648 Filed 9–19–07; 8:45 am] Dated: September 13, 2007. Joseph T. Rannazzisi, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration. [FR Doc. E7–18501 Filed 9–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration Importer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Registration By Notice dated June 26, 2007 and published in the Federal Register on July 3, 2007 (72 FR 36480–36481), Applied Science Labs, Division of Alltech Associates Inc., 2701 Carolean Industrial Drive, State College, Pennsylvania 16801, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 182 (Thursday, September 20, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53795-53796]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-4647]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree

    In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is 
hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Randy 
Johnson, Civ. No. 07-1048, was lodged with the United States District 
Court for the District of Minnesota on September 7, 2007. This proposed 
Consent Decree concerns a complaint filed by the United States against 
Randy Johnson, pursuant to section 301(a) of the Clean Water Act 
(``CWA''), 33 U.S.C. 1311(a), to obtain injunctive relief from and 
impose civil penalties against the Defendant for violating the Clean 
Water Act by discharging pollutants without a permit into waters of the 
United States. The proposed Consent Decree resolves these allegations 
by requiring the

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Defendant to restore the impacted areas and to pay a civil penalty.
    The Department of Justice will accept written comments relating to 
this proposed Consent Decree for thirty (30) days from the date of 
publication of this Notice. Please address comments to Patricia R. 
Cangemi, 600 U.S. Courthouse, 300 South Fourth Street, Minneapolis, MN 
55415 and refer to United States v. Randy Johnson, Civ. No. 07-1048, DJ 
 90-5-1-1-18123.
    The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Clerk's Office, 
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 202 U.S. 
Courthouse, 300 S. 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415. In addition, the 
proposed Consent Decree may be viewed at http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/
Consent_Decree.html.

Scott Schachter,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Defense Section, Environment & Natural 
Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-4647 Filed 9-19-07; 8:45 am]
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