Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 64669-64670 [07-5694]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 221 / Friday, November 16, 2007 / Notices information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the Taos Field Manager, who may sustain, vacate or modify this realty action. In the absence of any objects, or adverse comments, this proposed realty action will become final determination of the Department of the Interior. Dated: November 9, 2007. Sam DesGeorges, Taos Field Office Manager. [FR Doc. E7–22438 Filed 11–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–OW–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 4.9229 percent. This average value is then rounded to the nearest one-eighth of a point, resulting in 4.875 percent. The rate therefore remains unchanged from fiscal year 2007. The rate of 4.875 percent shall be used by all Federal agencies in the formulation and evaluation of water and related land resources plans for the purpose of discounting future benefits and computing costs or otherwise converting benefits and costs to a common-time basis. Dated: October 24, 2007. Roseann Gonzales, Director, Office of Program and Policy Services, Denver Office. [FR Doc. E7–22427 Filed 11–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P Bureau of Reclamation Change in Discount Rate for Water Resources Planning DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Change. Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Water Resources Planning Act of 1965 and the Water Resources Development Act of 1974 require an annual determination of a discount rate for Federal water resources planning. The discount rate for Federal water resources planning for fiscal year 2008 is 4.875 percent. Discounting is to be used to convert future monetary values to present values. This discount rate is to be used for the period October 1, 2007, through and including September 30, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra Simons, Contract Services Office, Denver, Colorado 80225; telephone: 303–445–2902. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the interest rate to be used by Federal agencies in the formulation and evaluation of plans for water and related land resources is 4.875 percent for fiscal year 2008. This rate has been computed in accordance with Section 80(a), Pub. L. 93–251 (88 Stat. 34) and 18 CFR 704.39, which: (1) Specify that the rate shall be based upon the average yield during the preceding fiscal year on interest-bearing marketable securities of the United States which, at the time the computation is made, have terms of 15 years or more remaining to maturity (average yield is rounded to nearest oneeighth percent); and (2) provide that the rate shall not be raised or lowered more than one-quarter of 1 percent for any year. The Treasury Department calculated the specified average to be mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:48 Nov 15, 2007 Jkt 214001 Notice is hereby given that on October 30, 2007, a proposed consent decree in United States v. Belle Tire Distr., Inc., et al., No. 06cv0816, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. In this cost recovery action brought pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607, the United States sought recovery of unreimbursed past response costs and prejudgment interest incurred by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for a removal action at the Carl’s Tire Retreading Site near Grown in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Under the proposed consent decree, ten defendants that each contributed less than 2% of the total waste to the Site will pay a total of $219,425.24 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund. The Department of Justice will accept comments relating to the proposed consent decree for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and mailed either electronically to pubcommentees.enrd@usdoj.gov or in hard copy to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Comments should refer to United States v. Belle Tire Distr., Inc., et al., Case No. 06cv0816 (W.D. Mich.) and D.J. Reference No. 90–11–09026. The proposed consent decree may be examined at: (1) The Office of the PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64669 United States Attorney for the Western District of Michigan, 330 Iona Avenue, Suite 501, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, (616) 456–2404; and (2) the United States Environmental Protection Agency (Region 5), 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604–3590 (contact Steven P. Kaiser (312–353– 3804)). During the comment period, the proposed consent decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decree.html. A copy of the proposed consent decree may also be obtained by mail from the Department of Justice Consent Decree Library, 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 number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please refer to the referenced case and D.J. Reference No. 90–11–3–09026, and enclose a check in the amount of $6.50 for the consent decree (26 pages at 25 cents per page reproduction costs), made payable to the U.S. Treasury. William D. Brighton, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5692 Filed 11–15–07; 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 Notice is hereby given that on October 31, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Hercules Incorporated, Civil Action No. 2:07cv87 was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. In this action the United States sought to recover costs incurred in responding to the release or threatened release of hazardous substances into the environment at or from the Allegany Ballistics Lab Site, a U.S. Navy-owned facility in Mineral County, West Virginia. The Consent Decree requires that Hercules Incorporated pay the United States $12.95 million. In exchange, Hercules will receive contribution protection and a release from liability for additional environmental cleanup costs or cleanup work, subject to certain exceptions and limitations. The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the Consent E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 64670 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 221 / Friday, November 16, 2007 / Notices 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 v. Hercules Incorporated, D.J. Ref. 90–11–3–07827. The Consent Decree may be examined at: (1) The Office of the United States Attorney, 1125 Chapline Street, Suite 3000, Wheeling, West Virginia; (2) U.S. EPA Region 3, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (3) the ABL Information Repository at the Fort Ashby Public Library, IGA Plaza, Lincoln Street, Fort Ashby, West Virginia; or (4) the ABL Information Repository at the La Vale Public Library, 815 National Highway, La Vale, Maryland. During the public comment period, the Consent 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 Consent Decree may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20041–7611 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 $5.25 (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. Maureen Katz, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5694 Filed 11–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act Pursuant to 28 CFR § 507 notice is hereby given that on November 2, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in the case United States v. Honeywell International Inc., Civil Action No. 07– 81036 (Civ-Zloch), was lodged with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:48 Nov 15, 2007 Jkt 214001 In this action, under Sections 106 and 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607, the United States sought injunctive relief and recovery of response costs to remedy conditions in connection with the release or threatened release of hazardous substances into the environment at the Solitron Devices Superfund alternative Site located in Riviera Beach, Florida (‘‘the Site’’). The proposed consent decree requires defendant Honeywell International, Inc. to fully perform the final remedy for the Site and Pay all future response costs. 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 Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to pubcomment.ess.enrd@usdoj.gov or mailed to U.S. Department of Justice, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044– 7611, and should refer to United States v. Honeywell International Inc., D.J. Ref. 90–11–2–06699/2. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IV, 61 Forsythe Street 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/ open.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 Tonia Fleetwood at fax no. (202) 514–0097 (phone confirmation number (202) 514–1547) or by e-mailing Tonia Fleetwood at tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov. In requesting a copy of the Consent Decree from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $52.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost × 210 pages) payable to the U.S. Treasury. In requesting a copy of the Consent Decree, exclusive of exhibits, please enclose a check in the amount of $20.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost × 81 pages) payable to the U.S. Treasury. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section. [FR Doc. 07–5691 Filed 11–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act Notice is hereby given that on October 31, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Honeywell International, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 06–00387–MCE–JFM, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. In this action the United States sought reimbursement of response costs from Honeywell International, Inc., Alpheus Kaplan and Nehemiah Development Company for costs incurred by EPA at or in connection with the Central Eureka Mine Superfund Site in Amador County, California. The Consent Decree will settle claims against defendants Alpheus Kaplan and Nehemiah Development Company and certain third-party defendants. Pursuant to the Consent Decree, Kaplan/Nehemiah agree to pay the sum of $600,000 and six settling third party defendants agree to pay $121,000 for past response costs incurred at the Site. 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 United States v. Honeywell International, Inc., et al., D.J. Ref. 90–11–3–1692/1. The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, Eastern District of California, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814, and at U.S. EPA Region IX, 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, to 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 20004–7611, 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 $8.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    Notice is hereby given that on October 31, 2007, a proposed Consent 
Decree in United States v. Hercules Incorporated, Civil Action No. 
2:07cv87 was lodged with the United States District Court for the 
Northern District of West Virginia.
    In this action the United States sought to recover costs incurred 
in responding to the release or threatened release of hazardous 
substances into the environment at or from the Allegany Ballistics Lab 
Site, a U.S. Navy-owned facility in Mineral County, West Virginia. The 
Consent Decree requires that Hercules Incorporated pay the United 
States $12.95 million. In exchange, Hercules will receive contribution 
protection and a release from liability for additional environmental 
cleanup costs or cleanup work, subject to certain exceptions and 
limitations.
    The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the 
Consent

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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 v. Hercules Incorporated, D.J. Ref. 90-11-3-07827.
    The Consent Decree may be examined at: (1) The Office of the United 
States Attorney, 1125 Chapline Street, Suite 3000, Wheeling, West 
Virginia; (2) U.S. EPA Region 3, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania; (3) the ABL Information Repository at the Fort Ashby 
Public Library, IGA Plaza, Lincoln Street, Fort Ashby, West Virginia; 
or (4) the ABL Information Repository at the La Vale Public Library, 
815 National Highway, La Vale, Maryland. During the public comment 
period, the Consent 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 Consent Decree may also be obtained by mail 
from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of 
Justice, Washington, DC 20041-7611 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 $5.25 
(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.

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-5694 Filed 11-15-07; 8:45 am]
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