Notice of Lodging of a Consent Decree Pursuant to the Clean Water Act, 61678-61679 [07-5416]

Download as PDF 61678 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 31, 2007 / Notices information and must otherwise comply with section 207.30 of the Commission’s rules. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules; any submissions that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s rules do not authorize filing of submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules, as amended, 67 Fed. Reg. 68036 (November 8, 2002). Even where electronic filing of a document is permitted, certain documents must also be filed in paper form, as specified in II (C) of the Commission’s Handbook on Electronic Filing Procedures, 67 FR 68168, 68173 (November 8, 2002). Additional written submissions to the Commission, including requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission’s rules, shall not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request by a Commissioner or Commission staff. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission’s rules, each document filed by a party to the investigation must be served on all other parties to the investigation (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. Authority: This investigation is being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: October 15, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–21396 Filed 10–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5418 Filed 10–30–07; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the Park System Resource Protection Act BILLING CODE 4410–15–M Notice is hereby given that the United States Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service (‘‘DOI’’) has reached a settlement with Amery Wirtshafter regarding claims for response costs and damages under the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:45 Oct 30, 2007 Jkt 214001 Park System Resource Protection Act (‘‘PSRPA’’), 16 U.S.C. 19jj. The United States’ claim arises from the grounding of the vessel ‘‘Diamond Girl’’ in Biscayne National Park on April 21, 2000. The grounding damaged the area’s seagrass and its habitat. Pursuant to the Agreement, the United States will recover $285,000. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Settlement Agreement. 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 the Settlement Agreement between the United States and Amery Wirtshafter, DOJ Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–08051. The proposed Settlement Agreement may be examined at Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW., 328th St., Homestead, FL 33033, and at the Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor, Southeast Regional Office, Richard B. Russell Federal Building, 75 Spring Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303. During the public comment period, the Settlement Agreement 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 Agreement 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 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 $2.75 (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. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of a Consent Decree Pursuant to the Clean Water Act Notice is hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United States of PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 America and the State of Tennessee v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Civ. No. 3:07– CV–1056 was lodged on October 24, 2007, with the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, Nashville Division. The proposed Consent Decree would resolve certain claims under Sections 301 and 402 of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (‘‘Metro’’), through the performance of injunctive measures, the payment of a civil penalty, and the performance of Supplemental Environmental Projects (‘‘SEPs’’). The United States, and the State of Tennessee, which has filed its own complain against Metro (State of Tennessee v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Civ. No. 3:07–CV–1057 (USDA M.D. TN)), allege that Metro is liable as a person who has discharged a pollutant from a point source to navigable water of the United States without a permit and, in some cases, in excess of permit limitations. The proposed Consent Decree would resolve the liability of Metro for the violations alleged in the complaints filed in these matters. To resolve these claims, Metro would perform the injunctive measures as descried in the proposed Consent Decree; would pay a civil penalty of $564,038 ($282,019 to the United States Treasury and $282,019 to the State of Tennessee which will use the money to fund the Cumberland River Compact); and would perform SEPs valued at $2.8 million, which involves the extension of sewer service to areas currently served only by septic systems. 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 P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611 and should refer to United States of America and the State of Tennessee v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, DJ No. 90–5–1–09000. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Region 4 Office of the Environmental Protection Agency, Atlanta Federal Center, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, GA 30303 or the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee, 110 Ninth Avenue South, Suite A61, Nashville, TN 37203. During the public comment E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 31, 2007 / Notices period, the decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/open.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 a-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax no. (202) 514–0097, phone information number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please refer to United States of America and the State of Tennessee v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, (proposed Consent Decree, DOJ Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–09000), and enclose a check in the amount of $68.50 (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. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5416 Filed 10–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Notice of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Park System Resource Protection Act Notice is hereby given that on September 17, 2007, a proposed consent decree in United States v. Nuthen’s Purfect, Inc., Civil Action No. 06–cv– 22249, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. In this action, filed pursuant to the Park System Resource Protection Act (‘‘PSRPA’’), 16 U.S.C. 19jj et seq., the United States sought response costs and damages against Nuthen’s Purfect, Inc. (‘‘Nuthen’s Purfect’’) due to a vessel grounding that occurred in the Everglades National Park on April 18, 2002. The United States Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service (‘‘DOI’’), has reached a settlement with Nuthen’s Purfect regarding these claims. Pursuant to the Consent Decree, the United States will recover $50,000. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:45 Oct 30, 2007 Jkt 214001 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 the Consent Decree between the United States and Nuthen’s Purfect, DOJ Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–08521. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Everglades National Park, 40001 State Road 9336, Homestead, FL 33034, and at the Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor, Southeast Regional Office, Richard B. Russell Federal Building, 75 Spring Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303. 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 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 $3.25 (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. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5417 Filed 10–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Proposed Consent Decree Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act Notice is hereby given that on September 18, 2007, a proposed consent decree in United States v. Theochem Laboratories, Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 4:06–cv–00214, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. In this action, filed pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, the United States sought reimbursement of its remaining outstanding incurred response costs relating to the Davis Refining Superfund Site, which is located in Tallahassee, Florida. The United States Department of Justice, on behalf of the United States PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61679 Environmental Protection Agency, has reached a settlement with Theochem Laboratories, Inc. (‘‘Theochem’’) regarding the filed claim. Pursuant to the Consent Decree, the United States will recover $175,000 from Theochem. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments 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 the Consent Decree between the United States and Theochem Laboratories, Inc., DOJ Ref. No. 90–11–3–08056/2. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Florida, 111 N. Adams Street, 4th Floor, Tallahassee, FL 32301, and at the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, GA 30303. 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 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 $5.50 (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. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5415 Filed 10–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Proposed Termination of Judgment Notice is hereby given that defendant Hilton Hotels Corp. (‘‘Hilton’’) and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. (‘‘Starwood’’), a successor in interest to both defendant ITT Sheraton Corporation of America (‘‘Sheraton’’) E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    Notice is hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United 
States of America and the State of Tennessee v. Metropolitan Government 
of Nashville and Davidson County, Civ. No. 3:07-CV-1056 was lodged on 
October 24, 2007, with the United States District Court for the Middle 
District of Tennessee, Nashville Division.
    The proposed Consent Decree would resolve certain claims under 
Sections 301 and 402 of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., 
against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County 
(``Metro''), through the performance of injunctive measures, the 
payment of a civil penalty, and the performance of Supplemental 
Environmental Projects (``SEPs''). The United States, and the State of 
Tennessee, which has filed its own complain against Metro (State of 
Tennessee v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, 
Civ. No. 3:07-CV-1057 (USDA M.D. TN)), allege that Metro is liable as a 
person who has discharged a pollutant from a point source to navigable 
water of the United States without a permit and, in some cases, in 
excess of permit limitations.
    The proposed Consent Decree would resolve the liability of Metro 
for the violations alleged in the complaints filed in these matters. To 
resolve these claims, Metro would perform the injunctive measures as 
descried in the proposed Consent Decree; would pay a civil penalty of 
$564,038 ($282,019 to the United States Treasury and $282,019 to the 
State of Tennessee which will use the money to fund the Cumberland 
River Compact); and would perform SEPs valued at $2.8 million, which 
involves the extension of sewer service to areas currently served only 
by septic systems. 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 P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 
20044-7611 and should refer to United States of America and the State 
of Tennessee v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson 
County, DJ No. 90-5-1-09000.
    The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Region 4 Office 
of the Environmental Protection Agency, Atlanta Federal Center, 61 
Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, GA 30303 or the United States Attorney's 
Office for the Middle District of Tennessee, 110 Ninth Avenue South, 
Suite A61, Nashville, TN 37203. During the public comment

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period, the decree may also be examined on the following Department of 
Justice Web site http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/open.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 a-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood 
(tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax no. (202) 514-0097, phone information 
number (202) 514-1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree 
Library, please refer to United States of America and the State of 
Tennessee v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, 
(proposed Consent Decree, DOJ Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-09000), and enclose a 
check in the amount of $68.50 (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.

Henry S. Friedman,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-5416 Filed 10-30-07; 8:45 am]
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