Notice of Lodging of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), 65767-65768 [07-5783]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 225 / Friday, November 23, 2007 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Decree, the United States, on behalf of the Settling Federal Agency, will pay the Settling Performing Defendants $172,500 towards the performance of Phase 1 of the Remedial Action. 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-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. American Standard Inc., et. al., Civil Action No. 1:07 CV 05334 (RBK), D.J. Ref. 90–11–3–08678. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, District of New Jersey, Camden Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, 401 Market Street, Camden, NJ 08101 (contact Paul A. Blaine) and at the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region II, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007– 1866 (contact Michael J. van Itallie). During the public comment period, the proposed 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. If requesting a copy by mail from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $64.75 ($0.25 per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury or, if requesting by e-mail or fax, forward a check in that amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address. If requesting a copy exclusive of exhibits and defendants’ signatures, please enclose a check in the amount of $17.50 ($0.25 per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Maureen M. Katz, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5784 Filed 11–21–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:43 Nov 21, 2007 Jkt 214001 65767 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) Notice is hereby given that on October 31, 2007, a proposed Settlement Agreement regarding the Golinsky Mine Site was filed with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas in In re Asarco LLC, No. 05–21207 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.). The proposed Agreement entered into by the United States on behalf of the Department of Agriculture Forest Service and the Environmental Protection Agency and Asarco LLC provides, inter alia, that the United States shall have an allowed general unsecured claim of $4,050,000 with respect to the Site. The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the proposed Agreement 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 In re Asarco LLC, DJ Ref. No. 90–11–3–08633. The proposed Agreement may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, 800 North Shoreline Blvd, #500, Corpus Christi, TX 78476–2001, at the Office of the Department of Agriculture, Office of the General Counsel, Room 3351, South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250, and at the Region 9 Office of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105. During the public comment period, the proposed 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 proposed 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 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 $2.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Robert E. Maher, Jr., Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5780 Filed 11–21–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) Notice is hereby given that on October 31, 2007, a proposed Settlement Agreement regarding the Azurite Mine Site in Whatcom County, Washington was filed with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas in In re Asarco LLC, No. 05–21207 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.). The proposed Agreement entered into by the United States on behalf of the Department of Agriculture Forest Service and the Environmental Protection Agency and Asarco LLC provides, inter alia, that the United States shall have an allowed general unsecured claim of $5,000,000 with respect to the Site. The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the proposed Agreement 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 In re Asarco LLC, DJ Ref. No. 90–11–3–08633. The proposed Agreement may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, 800 North Shoreline Blvd, #500, Corpus Christi, TX 78476–2001, at the Office of the Department of Agriculture, Office of the General Counsel, Room 3351, South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250, and at the Region 10 Office of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101. During the public comment period, the proposed 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 proposed Agreement may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1 65768 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 225 / Friday, November 23, 2007 / Notices 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 $2.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury. Robert E. Maher, Jr., Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5783 Filed 11–21–07; 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 In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 U.S.C. 50.7, notice is hereby given that on November 9, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Groveland Resources Corp., et al., Civil Action No. 07–12120 (PBS) was lodged with the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. In this action the United States sought cost recovery with respect to the Groveland Wells Nos. 1 & 2 Superfund Site in the Town of Groveland, Massachusetts (‘‘the Site’’), under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’) against Groveland Resources Corporation and Valley Manufactured Products Company, Inc. (collectively, the ‘‘Settling Defendants’’). Under the terms of the proposed settlement, the Settling Defendants will pay 100% of the Net Sale or Net Lease Proceeds in the event their Property on the Site is sold or leased to reimburse the United States for costs incurred at the Site. The Settling Defendants shall also impose certain ‘‘institutional controls’’ or dead restrictions on 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. Groveland Resources Corp., (D. Mass.), D.J. Ref. 90–11–2–338/1. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:43 Nov 21, 2007 Jkt 214001 The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, United States Courthouse, One Courthouse Way, Boston, Massachusetts, and at the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region I, One Congress Street, Suite 1100, Boston, Massachusetts. 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 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 $6.50 (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. Ronald Gluck, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5782 Filed 11–21–07; 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 of 1980 (‘‘CERCLA’’) Consistent with section 122(d) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9622(d), and 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that on November 6, 2007, a proposed consent Decree with Powerine Oil Company, CENCO Refining Company (n/k/a Lakeland Development Company), and Energy Merchant Corp. (referred to collectively as ‘‘Settling Defendants’’) in United States v. Powerine Oil Company et. al., Case No. 2:04–cv–6435 (C.D. Cal.), was lodged with the United States District Court for the Central District of California. In this action, as set forth in the First Amended Compliant, the United States seeks to recover, pursuant to section 107 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607, the costs incurred and to be incurred by the United States in responding to the release and/or threatened release of PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 hazardous substances at and from the Waste Disposal Incorporated Site (‘‘WDI Site’’) in Santa Fe Springs, California, the Operating Industries Site (‘‘OII site’’), in Monterey Park, California, and the Casmalia Resources Superfund Site (‘‘Casmalia Site’’), in Casmalia, California. Under the proposed Consent Decree, Settling Defendants will pay a total of $1,450,000 as follows: 100,000.00 to the OII Site Special Account or transferred to the Hazardous Substance Superfund; $93,394.00 to the Casmalia Site Escrow Account; and $1,256,606.00 to the WDI Site Special Account or transferred to the Hazardous Substances Superfund in reimbursement of the costs incurred by the United States at the Sites. The amount of the proposed settlement is based upon financial information provided by Settling Defendants indicating a limited ability to pay. The proposed Consent Decree will also resolve certain claims of the State of California for the Sites alleged in a related compliant for a payment of $40,000.00. 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. Powerine Oil Company, et. al. (DOJ Ref. No. 90–11–2–156/13). The Consent Decree may be examined at U.S. EPA Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (contact Taly Jolish, Esq. (415) 972–3925). 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, 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 number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please refer to United States v. Powerine Oil Company, et. al (DOJ Ref. No. 90–11–2–156/13), and enclose a check in the amount of $16.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury, or if by email or fax, forward a check in that E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 225 (Friday, November 23, 2007)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act 
(CERCLA)

    Notice is hereby given that on October 31, 2007, a proposed 
Settlement Agreement regarding the Azurite Mine Site in Whatcom County, 
Washington was filed with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the 
Southern District of Texas in In re Asarco LLC, No. 05-21207 (Bankr. 
S.D. Tex.). The proposed Agreement entered into by the United States on 
behalf of the Department of Agriculture Forest Service and the 
Environmental Protection Agency and Asarco LLC provides, inter alia, 
that the United States shall have an allowed general unsecured claim of 
$5,000,000 with respect to the Site.
    The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the 
proposed Agreement 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 In re Asarco LLC, DJ Ref. No. 90-11-3-08633.
    The proposed Agreement may be examined at the Office of the United 
States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, 800 North Shoreline 
Blvd, 500, Corpus Christi, TX 78476-2001, at the Office of the 
Department of Agriculture, Office of the General Counsel, Room 3351, 
South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250, 
and at the Region 10 Office of the United States Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101. During 
the public comment period, the proposed 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 proposed Agreement may also 
be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, 
U.S.

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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 $2.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) 
payable to the U.S. Treasury.

Robert E. Maher, Jr.,
Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
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