Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and Clean Water Act (CWA), 58890 [07-5127]

Download as PDF 58890 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 200 / Wednesday, October 17, 2007 / Notices amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Notice is hereby given that on October 11, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Maritime Logitics, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. C07–5172 JSW (N.D. Cal.), was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The proposed Consent Decree resolves claims arising from a January 31, 2005 incident in which the vessel P/C ALBION sank in the waters of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and discharged oil. Under the Consent Decree, the defendants will pay $1,207,064.00 to the Coast Guard’s Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund for costs incurred, and $392,936.00 to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for costs incurred and for damages. In exchange, the United States provides a covenant not to sue for claims pertaining to the Incident under, inter alia, the Oil Pollution Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, and the National Marine Sanctuaries Act. 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 National 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. Maritime Logitics, Inc., et al., D.J. Ref. 90–5–1–1–09113. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, California 94102. 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 Decrees 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 $4.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the ‘‘U.S. Treasury’’ or, if by e-mail or fax, forward a check in that VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:05 Oct 16, 2007 Jkt 214001 Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5125 Filed 10–16–07; 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 (CERCLA) and Clean Water Act (CWA) Notice is hereby given that on October 1, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree (Decree) in United States et al. v. United States Steel Corp. et al., Civil Action No. 07–CV–4114–JAR was lodged with the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. In this action the United States and the State of Kansas, in their capacities as natural resource trustees, sought recovery from U.S. Steel Corporation and Citibank Global Holdings for natural resource damages to the National Zinc Superfund Site (Site) in Cherryvale, Kansas and the surrounding area. The Complaint alleges that Defendants are liable as successors to owners or operators of a smelter, which was previously located and operated at the Site. The Decree would settle the government’s claim for injuries to natural resources at the Site, in return for a total payment of $495,750, including $452,750 for restoration projects and $43,000 for reimbursement of natural resource damage assessment costs incurred by the Federal and State trustees. As specified by the Decree, the joint recovery for restoration work would be deposited in the United States Department of Interior’s Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Fund, and the Federal and State trustees would make joint decisions concerning future restoration expenditures in accordance with a restoration plan that they would prepare. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments relating to the 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 et al. v. United States Steel Corp. et al., D.J. Ref. 90–11–3–08705. PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, 1200 Epic Center, 301 N. Main, Wichita, Kansas 67202. During the public comment period, the Decree, may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, to http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the 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 $6.00 (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. Robert E. Maher, Jr., Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5127 Filed 10–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration Tim’s Wholesale; Denial of Application On March 20, 2006, the Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration, issued an Order to Show Cause to Tim’s Wholesale (Respondent) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Show Cause Order proposed the denial of Respondent’s application for a DEA Certificate of Registration as a distributor of list I chemicals, on the ground that granting it a registration would be ‘‘inconsistent with the public interest.’’ Show Cause Order at 1. More specifically, the Show Cause Order alleged that in December 2004, Respondent’s President (Mr. Tim Tran) had applied for a registration to distribute pseudoephedrine, a list I chemical which is commonly diverted into the illicit manufacture of methamphetamine, a schedule II controlled substance. Id. at 1–2. The Show Cause Order alleged that during a pre-registration investigation, Mr. Tran stated to DEA Diversion Investigators (DIs) that his business distributes candy, snacks, cigarettes and novelties to ‘‘approximately 250 convenience stores.’’ Id. at 2. The Show Cause Order further alleged that Mr. Tran stated to E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 200 (Wednesday, October 17, 2007)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and 
Clean Water Act (CWA)

    Notice is hereby given that on October 1, 2007, a proposed Consent 
Decree (Decree) in United States et al. v. United States Steel Corp. et 
al., Civil Action No. 07-CV-4114-JAR was lodged with the United States 
District Court for the District of Kansas.
    In this action the United States and the State of Kansas, in their 
capacities as natural resource trustees, sought recovery from U.S. 
Steel Corporation and Citibank Global Holdings for natural resource 
damages to the National Zinc Superfund Site (Site) in Cherryvale, 
Kansas and the surrounding area. The Complaint alleges that Defendants 
are liable as successors to owners or operators of a smelter, which was 
previously located and operated at the Site. The Decree would settle 
the government's claim for injuries to natural resources at the Site, 
in return for a total payment of $495,750, including $452,750 for 
restoration projects and $43,000 for reimbursement of natural resource 
damage assessment costs incurred by the Federal and State trustees. As 
specified by the Decree, the joint recovery for restoration work would 
be deposited in the United States Department of Interior's Natural 
Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Fund, and the Federal and 
State trustees would make joint decisions concerning future restoration 
expenditures in accordance with a restoration plan that they would 
prepare.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the 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 et al. v. United States Steel Corp. et al., D.J. Ref. 90-
11-3-08705.
    The Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States 
Attorney, 1200 Epic Center, 301 N. Main, Wichita, Kansas 67202. During 
the public comment period, the Decree, may also be examined on the 
following Department of Justice Web site, to http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/
Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the 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 $6.00 
(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.

Robert E. Maher, Jr.,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-5127 Filed 10-16-07; 8:45 am]
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