Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act, 74330 [07-6243]

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By order of the Commission. Issued: December 21, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–25278 Filed 12–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act Notice is hereby given that on December 13, 2007, a Consent Decree in United States of America v. Merck & VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:08 Dec 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 Co., Inc., Civil Action No. 07–cv–5239, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The proposed consent decree with Merck & Co., Inc., (‘‘Merck’’) resolves the claims of the United States on behalf of EPA against Merck for injunctive relief and civil penalties under section 309 of the Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’), 33 U.S.C. 1319, in connection with the pharmaceutical and vaccine research and manufacturing facility located in West Point, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Pursuant to the consent decree, Merck will pay a total of $1,575,000 in penalties. Merck will pay a civil penalty of $750,000 to the United States, $750,000 to the Commonwealth, and $75,000 to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. In addition, Merck has undertaken, and will continue to take, remedial measures at their facility to prevent further discharges. Finally, Merck has agreed to State Community Environmental Projects and Federal Supplemental Environmental Projects at a value in excess of $9 million. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments relating to this proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, Attention: Nancy Flickinger (EES), and may be submitted by electronic mail to the following address: pubcommentees.enrd@usdj.gov. Comments should refer to United States of America v. Merck & Co., Inc., Civil Action No. 07– cv–5239 D.J. Ref. 90–5–1–1–09062. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 615 Chestnut Street, Suite 1250, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, and at U.S. EPA Region III’s Office, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. 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 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. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 please enclose a check in the amount of $7.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost for a full copy) payable to the U.S. Treasury. Robert D. Brook, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–6243 Filed 12–28–07; 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 14, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in Barbara Fisher and the United States v. Perma-Fix of Dayton, Inc., Civil Action No. 3:04 CV 418, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. This case began as a citizen suit filed by Barbara Fisher against Perma-Fix of Dayton, Inc. (‘‘Perma-Fix’’) under section 304 of the Clean Air Act (‘‘CAA’’ or ‘‘Act’’) for violations of provisions of the federally enforceable Ohio State Implementation Plan (‘‘SIP’’) adopted pursuant to section 110 of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7410; violations of the Title V Permit Program at section 502(a) of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7661a, and 40 CFR 70.5(a) and 70.7(b), and Ohio Admin. Code Chapter 3745–77; violations of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (‘‘NESHAP’’) for Off-Site Waste Recovery Operations (the ‘‘OSWRO regulations’’) codified at 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart DD; and violation of the nuisance provisions at Ohio Administrative Code 3745–15–07. The United States intervened as a plaintiff in this action, seeking injunctive relief and civil penalties under section 113(b) of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7413(b), against Perma-Fix for violations of the OSWRO NESAHAP regulations codified at 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart DD; the general NESHAP regulations at 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart A; the Title V Permit Program at section 502(a) of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7661a, and 40 CFR 70.5(a) and 70.7(b), and Ohio Admin. Code Chapter 3745–77; and provisions in the federally enforceable Ohio SIP adopted pursuant to section 110 of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7410. The violations occurred at Perma-Fix’s industrial waste processing facility in Dayton, Ohio. The proposed Consent Decree resolves the United States’ claims against Perma-Fix. Under the proposed Consent Decree, Perma-Fix will implement a compliance program that includes: Implementation of certain E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean 
Water Act

    Notice is hereby given that on December 13, 2007, a Consent Decree 
in United States of America v. Merck & Co., Inc., Civil Action No. 07-
cv-5239, was lodged with the United States District Court for the 
Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
    The proposed consent decree with Merck & Co., Inc., (``Merck'') 
resolves the claims of the United States on behalf of EPA against Merck 
for injunctive relief and civil penalties under section 309 of the 
Clean Water Act (``CWA''), 33 U.S.C. 1319, in connection with the 
pharmaceutical and vaccine research and manufacturing facility located 
in West Point, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Pursuant to the consent 
decree, Merck will pay a total of $1,575,000 in penalties. Merck will 
pay a civil penalty of $750,000 to the United States, $750,000 to the 
Commonwealth, and $75,000 to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. 
In addition, Merck has undertaken, and will continue to take, remedial 
measures at their facility to prevent further discharges. Finally, 
Merck has agreed to State Community Environmental Projects and Federal 
Supplemental Environmental Projects at a value in excess of $9 million.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to this 
proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, P.O. Box 
7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, Attention: 
Nancy Flickinger (EES), and may be submitted by electronic mail to the 
following address: pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdj.gov. Comments should refer 
to United States of America v. Merck & Co., Inc., Civil Action No. 07-
cv-5239 D.J. Ref. 90-5-1-1-09062.
    The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the 
United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 615 
Chestnut Street, Suite 1250, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, and at 
U.S. EPA Region III's Office, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. 
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 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. In requesting a copy from the 
Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $7.75 
(25 cents per page reproduction cost for a full copy) payable to the 
U.S. Treasury.

Robert D. Brook,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-6243 Filed 12-28-07; 8:45 am]
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