Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, And Liability Act, 70612 [07-6029]

Download as PDF 70612 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 12, 2007 / Notices notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or cease and desist order or both directed against a respondent. By order of the Commission. Issued: December 6, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–24016 Filed 12–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, And Liability Act Notice is hereby given that on November 29, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Creftcon Industries, Civil Action No. 07–07812, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The consent decree resolved claims brought by the United States, on behalf of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’), and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (‘‘DTSC’’) under sections 106 and 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607, and section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 6973, related to the releases and threatened releases of hazardous substances at the Puente Valley Operable Unit of the San Gabriel Valley Area 4 Superfund Site (‘‘Site’’) in Los Angeles County, California. The proposed Consent Decree requires Defendant to reimburse the United States $1,750,000 and DTSC $12,000, to resolve defendant’s liability for past costs, future costs, and work associated with the remedial action required for the Site set forth in EPA’s 1998 Interim Record of Decision. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:36 Dec 11, 2007 Jkt 214001 mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, and should refer to United States v. Creftcon Industries, D.J. Ref. 90–11–2–354/20. The Consent Decree may be examined at U.S. EPA Region IX at 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, to http://www.usjdoj.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 $12.25 (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 Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–6029 Filed 12–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act Notice is hereby given that on December 3, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States of America v. Essroc Cement Corporation, Civil Action No. 4:07–cv–157 was lodged with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. The proposed Consent Decree resolves the United States’ claims against Essroc Cement Corporation (‘‘Essroc’’) under section 113 of the Clean Air Act as amended, 42 U.S.C. 7413 (the ‘‘Act’’), in connection with Essroc’s operation of a portland cement manufacturing facility in Speed, Indiana (‘‘Speed Facility’’ or ‘‘Facility’’). Under the proposed Consent Decree, Essroc would be required to: (1) Pay $750,000 in civil penalties for alleged violations of the National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants for the Portland Cement Manufacturing Industry codified at 40 CFR part 63, subpart LLL, the Indiana State Implementation Plan adopted pursuant to section 110 of the Act, and provisions of the federally enforceable operating PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 permit for the Speed Facility; and (2) certify test results that demonstrate that a newly installed fabric filter baghouse will consistently control emissions from the main stack at one of the Facility’s kilns. Also under the proposed Consent Decree, Essroc would be required to perform two supplementary environmental projects (‘‘SEP’’) that are designed to eliminate or minimize fugitive particulate emissions from specified areas of the Facility. One SEP involves construction of an air curtain and ventilation system with dust collectors and ductwork to prevent emissions of fugitive dust from the facility’s clinker storage entrance hall. The second SEP involves paving some 900 linear feet of roads at the Facility that are heavily trafficked by trucks bringing raw materials to production areas. The SEPs are valued, collectively, at $900,000. For a period of thirty days from the date of this publication, the Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Acting 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. Essroc Cement Corporation, D.J. Reference No. 90–5–2–1–2090/1. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Offices of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana at 10 West Market Street, Suite 2100, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (317–226–6333), and at the Office of the Regional Counsel, U.S. EPA Region V, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604 (contact Associate Regional Counsel Susan Perdomo (312–886– 0557). 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 number (202) 514–0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514–1547. When requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $5.75 for the Consent Decree (25 cents per page reproduction cost), payable to the U.S. Treasury or, if by e-mail or fax, forward E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 238 (Wednesday, December 12, 2007)]
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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 November 29, 2007, a proposed 
Consent Decree in United States v. Creftcon Industries, Civil Action 
No. 07-07812, was lodged with the United States District Court for the 
Central District of California.
    The consent decree resolved claims brought by the United States, on 
behalf of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA''), 
and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (``DTSC'') 
under sections 106 and 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607, and section 
7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as amended, 42 
U.S.C. 6973, related to the releases and threatened releases of 
hazardous substances at the Puente Valley Operable Unit of the San 
Gabriel Valley Area 4 Superfund Site (``Site'') in Los Angeles County, 
California.
    The proposed Consent Decree requires Defendant to reimburse the 
United States $1,750,000 and DTSC $12,000, to resolve defendant's 
liability for past costs, future costs, and work associated with the 
remedial action required for the Site set forth in EPA's 1998 Interim 
Record of Decision.
    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. Creftcon Industries, D.J. Ref. 90-11-2-354/20.
    The Consent Decree may be examined at U.S. EPA Region IX at 75 
Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. During the public comment 
period, the Consent Decree may also be examined on the following 
Department of Justice Web site, to http://www.usjdoj.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 $12.25 
(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 Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-6029 Filed 12-11-07; 8:45 am]
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