Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), 60391-60392 [07-5257]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 24, 2007 / Notices Dated: October 17, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–20865 Filed 10–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–AT–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. BK IV AS, LLC, Civ. No. 2:07–652–FtM–34–SPC, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida on October 11, 2007. This proposed Consent Decree concerns a complaint filed by the United States against BK IV AS, LLC, 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 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 Stephen Samuels, U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Defense Section, P.O. Box 23986, Washington, DC 20006–3986 and refer to United States v. BK IV AS, LLC, DJ # 90–5–1–1–18124. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Clerk’s Office, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 2–194 United States Courthouse and Federal Bldg., 2110 First Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901. In addition, the proposed Consent Decree may be viewed at http://www.usdoj.gov/ enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. Stephen Samuels, Assistant Chief, Environment Defense Section, Environment & Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5258 Filed 10–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:33 Oct 23, 2007 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Notice is hereby given that on September 28, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree (Decree) in United States v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, et al., Civil Action No. 07–CV–1304–MLB, was lodged with the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. In this action, the United States, on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), seeks recovery of response costs incurred and to be incurred from E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, NL Industries, Inc., and Sunoco, Inc. (Settling Defendants) relating to releases of hazardous substances at the Waco Subsite of the Cherokee County Superfund Site in Cherokee County, Kansas, and at the Waco Designated Area of the Jasper County Superfund Site in Jasper County, Missouri. The Decree provides that Settling Defendants will perform the remedy selected by EPA for the areas of the Waco Subsite and Waco Designated Area owned or operated by the Settling Defendants or their predecessors. This work is estimated to cost $3.09 million. In addition, the Settling Defendants agree to pay EPA’s future oversight costs, and $23,288 in past costs. 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 v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, et al., D.J. Ref. 90–11–2– 08539. 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, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60391 confirmation number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $65.75 (.25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury or, if by e-mail or fax, forward a check in that 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. 07–5256 Filed 10–23–07; 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) Notice is hereby given that on October 15, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Exxon Mobil Corporation and Cargill Dry Corn Ingredients, Inc., Civil Action No. 5:07– cv–00400, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Western Division. The proposed Consent Decree resolves the United States’ claims under sections 106 and 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607, relating to injunctive relief and response costs incurred at the Gurley Pesticides Burial Superfund Site in Selma, Johnston County, North Carolina. Under the proposed Consent Decree, Settling Defendants will perform all required work, reimburse $423,148.70 in past response costs, and pay all interim and future costs incurred at the Site. The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the proposed Consent Decree for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication. 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 the U.S. Department of Justice, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Comments should refer to United States v. Exxon Mobil Corporation and Cargill Dry Corn Ingredients, Inc., DJ Ref. 90–11–2– 07506/1. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, Civil Division, 310 Bern Ave, Suite 800, Federal Building, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601, and at E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1 60392 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 24, 2007 / Notices the U.S. EPA, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, GA 30303. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree also may 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 be obtained by submitting a request by mail to the Consent Decree Library, U.S. Department of Justice, P.O. Box 7611, 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 of this document by mail, please enclose a check, payable to the ‘‘U.S. Treasury,’’ in the amount of $22.25 for the Consent Decree only or $67.75 for the Consent Decree and Appendices (25 cents per page reproduction cost). If making the request by e-mail or fax, please forward a check in the appropriate amount to the Consent Decree Library at the above stated address. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5257 Filed 10–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection: Pre-Hearing Statement (LS–18). A copy of the information collection request can be VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:33 Oct 23, 2007 Jkt 214001 obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before December 24, 2007. ADDRESSES: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0418, fax (202) 693–1451, e-mail bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: I. Background The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs administers the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. The Act provides benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the navigable waters of the United States or in an adjoining area customarily used by an employer in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. Title 20, CFR 702.317 provides for the referral of claims under the Longshore Act for formal hearings. This section provides that, before a case is transferred to the Office of Administrative Law Judges, the district director shall furnish each of the parties or their representatives with a copy of a pre-hearing statement form. Each party shall, within 21 days after receipt of each form, complete it and return it to the district director. Upon receipt of the forms, the district director, after checking them for completeness and after any further conferences that, in his/her opinion, are warranted, shall transmit the forms to the Office of the Chief Administrative Law Judge. The LS–18 is used to refer cases to the Office of the Administrative Law Judges for formal hearings under the Act. This information collection is currently approved for use through May 31, 2008. II. Review Focus The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. II. Current Actions The Department of Labor seeks the approval for the extension of this currently approved information collection in order to carry out its responsibility to prepare cases for formal hearings under the Act. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: Pre-Hearing Statement. OMB Number: 1215–0085. Agency Number: LS–18. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit. Total Respondents: 5,400. Total Annual Responses: 5,400. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 918. Time Per Response: 10 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $2,376.00. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: October 18, 2007. Hazel M. Bell, Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration and Planning Employment Standards Administration. [FR Doc. E7–20856 Filed 10–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CM–P NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: NARA is giving public notice that the agency has submitted to OMB for approval the information collections described in this notice. The public is invited to comment on the proposed information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 205 (Wednesday, October 24, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    Notice is hereby given that on October 15, 2007, a proposed Consent 
Decree in United States v. Exxon Mobil Corporation and Cargill Dry Corn 
Ingredients, Inc., Civil Action No. 5:07-cv-00400, was lodged with the 
United States District Court for the Eastern District of North 
Carolina, Western Division. The proposed Consent Decree resolves the 
United States' claims under sections 106 and 107 of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9606 
and 9607, relating to injunctive relief and response costs incurred at 
the Gurley Pesticides Burial Superfund Site in Selma, Johnston County, 
North Carolina. Under the proposed Consent Decree, Settling Defendants 
will perform all required work, reimburse $423,148.70 in past response 
costs, and pay all interim and future costs incurred at the Site.
    The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the 
proposed Consent Decree for a period of thirty (30) days from the date 
of this publication. 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 the U.S. 
Department of Justice, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611. 
Comments should refer to United States v. Exxon Mobil Corporation and 
Cargill Dry Corn Ingredients, Inc., DJ Ref. 90-11-2-07506/1.
    The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the 
United States Attorney, Civil Division, 310 Bern Ave, Suite 800, 
Federal Building, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601, and at

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the U.S. EPA, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, GA 30303. During the 
public comment period, the Consent Decree also may 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 be 
obtained by submitting a request by mail to the Consent Decree Library, 
U.S. Department of Justice, P.O. Box 7611, 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 of this document by mail, 
please enclose a check, payable to the ``U.S. Treasury,'' in the amount 
of $22.25 for the Consent Decree only or $67.75 for the Consent Decree 
and Appendices (25 cents per page reproduction cost). If making the 
request by e-mail or fax, please forward a check in the appropriate 
amount to the Consent Decree Library at the above stated address.

Henry S. Friedman,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-5257 Filed 10-23-07; 8:45 am]
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