Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act, 58127-58128 [07-5027]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 197 / Friday, October 12, 2007 / Notices Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, and should refer to United States v. Great Lakes Carbon LLC, D.J. Ref. 90–11–3–1669/4. The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, Southern District of Texas, 919 Milam, Suite 1500, Houston, TX 77002, and at U.S. EPA Region 6, 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202. 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/ Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the Consent Decree may also be obtained my 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 by mail, 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. Thomas A. Mariani, Jr., Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environmental and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5025 Filed 10–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act Notice is hereby given that on September 6, 2007, a Consent Decree in United States of America v. M.A. Hanna Plastics Group, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 06–409–GMS, was lodged with the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. The United States filed a complaint in June, 2006, against Sidney and Carol Maffett, M.A. Hanna Plastics Group, Inc., and the Wilmington Economic Development Corporation, to recover unreimbursed response costs that EPA incurred at the Site. The proposed consent decree with Sidney and Carol Maffett (‘‘the Maffetts’’) resolves the claims of the United States on behalf of EPA against the Maffets for past response costs under section 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), in connection with the 12th Dump Site (‘‘Site’’) in Wilmington, Delaware. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:35 Oct 11, 2007 Jkt 214001 Pursuant to the consent decree, the Maffetts will reimburse $100,000 of EPA’s past response costs, and will receive a covenant not to sue from EPA for past response costs as set forth in the consent decree. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments relating to this proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, Attention: Nancy Flickinger (EES), and may be submitted by electronic mail to the following address: pubcommentees.enrd@usdoj.gov. Comments should refer to United States of America v. M.A. Hanna Plastics Group, et al., Civil Action No. 06–409–GMS, D.J. Ref. 90– 11–3–08301. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, 1007 Orange Street, Suite 700, Wilmington, Delaware, 19899, and at U.S. EPA Region III’s Office, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103. 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/ 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 (25 cents per page reproduction cost for a full copy) payable to the U.S. Treasury. Robert D. Brook, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5032 Filed 10–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act Pursuant to 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that on September 20, 2007, a proposed consent decree in United States v. Richmond American Homes of Arizona, Inc., Civil No. CIV– 07–1796–PHX–LOA, was lodged with PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58127 the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. This Consent Decree will address claims asserted by the United States in a complaint filed contemporaneously with the Consent Decree against Richmond American Homes of Arizona, Inc. (Richmond American) for civil penalties and injunctive relief under section 113(b) of the Clean Air Act (the Act), 42 U.S.C. 7413(b), for failure to install suitable trackout control devices, failure to immediately clean up trackout, failure to implement dust control measures, and failure to operate water application while conducting earthmoving in violation of Rule 2 Regulation 1, and Rule 310 of Regulation 3 of the Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) which are part of the federally approved and federally enforceable State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted to EPA by the State of Arizona pursuant to section 110 of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7410. The proposed Consent Decree provides for the payment of $155,000 in civil penalties. The Consent Decree also includes measures designed to abate fugitive dust emissions which include installation of trackout control devices at its work sites; employing a dust control monitor at sites with 50 acres or more of surface; and requiring dust control training for employees and certain employees of sub-contractors whose job responsibilities involve dust generating operations. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of the publication comments relating to the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, and should refer to United States v. Richmond American Homes of Arizona, Inc., D.J. Ref. 90-5-2-1-08574. The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Arizona, Two Renaissance Square, 40 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1200, Phoenix, Arizona 85004–4408, and at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9, Office of Regional Counsel, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105. 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/ open.html. A copy of the 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 E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1 58128 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 197 / Friday, October 12, 2007 / Notices 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 $4.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury. Henry Friedman, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5027 Filed 10–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Settlement Pursuant to Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act and Other Authorities Notice is hereby given that on October 1, 2007, a proposed settlement in United States v. Textron Systems Corporation, Civil No. 1:07–cv–11846–NG, and Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Textron Systems Corporation, Civil No. 1:07–cv–11848–NG, was lodged with the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. In these actions, (1) the United States resolves claims for cost recovery, injunctive relief, natural resource damages and contractual relief against Textron Systems Corporation pursuant to Sections 106 and 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607; Section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 42 U.S.C. 6973; Section 1431 of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300; ch. 21E of the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act; and contracts between the United States and Textron Systems Corporation related to the Massachusetts Military Reservation Site on Cape Cod, Massachusetts (MMR or the Site); and (2) the Commonwealth of Massachusetts resolves claims for natural resource damages pursuant to Section 107 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607, and ch. 21E of the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act at the Site. Pursuant to the Consent Decree Between United States of America, Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Textron Systems Corporation, Textron Systems Corporation will pay $5.6 million to the Army, through its Environmental Restoration Account; $800,000 to be deposited in a Special Account to pay EPA’s future oversight VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:12 Oct 11, 2007 Jkt 214001 costs relating to the Site; and $1.3 million to the Commonwealth and federal natural resources trustees for natural resource damage claims by the Commonwealth and the United States. In addition, Textron Systems Corporation will conduct decommissioning and removal of the site buildings, structures and debris from the MMR J–3 Range. The Decree provides Textron Systems Corporation with a covenant not to sue under the authorities listed above; it does not select the response actions at the Site, nor does it resolve the liability of other potentially responsible parties who remain available to perform work or provide other relief in connection with the Site. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of 30 days from the date of this publication, comments relating to the settlement. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and 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, DC 20044–7611, and should refer to United States v. Textron Systems Corporation, D.J. Ref. 90–11–2–975/2. In addition, pursuant to M.G.L. ch. 21E, comments on the Consent Decree may also be separately submitted to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to the attention of Dale Young, Director, Natural Resource Damages Program, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 900, Boston, Massachusetts 02114. Pursuant to ch. 21E § 3A(j)(2), the Commonwealth may receive comments up to 120 days after the October 1, 2007 date of lodging of the Consent Decree. The settlement may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, District of Massachusetts, United States Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Way—Suite 9200, Boston, Massachusetts 02210. During the federal 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 $13,50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. W. Benjamin Fisherow, Deputy Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5023 Filed 10–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–62,202] CCC Associates, Eurocast Division, Montgomery, AL; Notice of Termination of Investigation Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on September 26, 2007 in response to a worker petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers of CCC Associates, Eurocast Division, Montgomery, Alabama. The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. Signed at Washington, DC, this 4th day of October 2007. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–20112 Filed 10–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of Labor under section 221(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (‘‘the Act’’) and are identified in the Appendix to this notice. Upon receipt of these petitions, the Director of the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, has instituted investigations pursuant to section 221(a) of the Act. The purpose of each of the investigations is to determine whether the workers are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Title II, Chapter 2, of the Act. The investigations will further relate, as appropriate, to the determination of the date on which total E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act

    Pursuant to 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that on September 
20, 2007, a proposed consent decree in United States v. Richmond 
American Homes of Arizona, Inc., Civil No. CIV-07-1796-PHX-LOA, was 
lodged with the United States District Court for the District of 
Arizona.
    This Consent Decree will address claims asserted by the United 
States in a complaint filed contemporaneously with the Consent Decree 
against Richmond American Homes of Arizona, Inc. (Richmond American) 
for civil penalties and injunctive relief under section 113(b) of the 
Clean Air Act (the Act), 42 U.S.C. 7413(b), for failure to install 
suitable trackout control devices, failure to immediately clean up 
trackout, failure to implement dust control measures, and failure to 
operate water application while conducting earthmoving in violation of 
Rule 2 Regulation 1, and Rule 310 of Regulation 3 of the Maricopa 
County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) which are part of the federally 
approved and federally enforceable State Implementation Plan (SIP) 
submitted to EPA by the State of Arizona pursuant to section 110 of the 
Act, 42 U.S.C. 7410.
    The proposed Consent Decree provides for the payment of $155,000 in 
civil penalties. The Consent Decree also includes measures designed to 
abate fugitive dust emissions which include installation of trackout 
control devices at its work sites; employing a dust control monitor at 
sites with 50 acres or more of surface; and requiring dust control 
training for employees and certain employees of sub-contractors whose 
job responsibilities involve dust generating operations.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of the publication comments relating to the Consent 
Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, 
Environment and Natural Resources Division, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. 
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should refer to 
United States v. Richmond American Homes of Arizona, Inc., D.J. Ref. 
90-5-2-1-08574.
    The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United 
States Attorney for the District of Arizona, Two Renaissance Square, 40 
N. Central Avenue, Suite 1200, Phoenix, Arizona 85004-4408, and at U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9, Office of Regional Counsel, 
75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105. 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/
open.html. A copy of the 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

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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 $4.75 
(25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury.

Henry Friedman,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-5027 Filed 10-11-07; 8:45 am]
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