Proposed CERCLA Agreement and Covenant Not To Sue the State of Montana, 10768 [E8-3802]

Download as PDF 10768 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 40 / Thursday, February 28, 2008 / Notices Subcommittee was formed to assist EPA in evaluating its current and potential role in the development and commercialization of environmental technologies by suggesting how to optimize existing EPA programs to facilitate the development of sustainable private sector technologies, and by suggesting alternative approaches to achieving these goals. The purpose of the teleconference meetings is to discuss the Subcommittee’s latest report on actions EPA can take to engage more effectively with venture capitalists, and other members of the financial services sector, who invest in the development and commercialization of environmental technologies. The NACEPT Environmental Technology Subcommittee will hold a teleconference meeting on Tuesday, March 18 from 3 to 5 p.m. Eastern, and on Tuesday, March 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. Eastern. 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This Agreement is entered into pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq., and the authority of the Attorney General of the United States to compromise and settle claims of the United States. The State of Montana Department of Environmental Quality (‘‘MDEQ’’) enters into this Agreement pursuant to CERCLA, the Montana Comprehensive Environmental Cleanup and Responsibility Act (‘‘CECRA’’), as amended, 75–10–701 et seq., Montana Code Annotated (‘‘MCA’’); Title IV of the Surface Mining control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (‘‘SMCRA’’), 30 U.S.C. 1231 et seq., and Title 82, Chapter 4, Part 3 MCA. This Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue (‘‘Agreement’’), is designed to settle and resolve MDEQ’s potential liability for existing contamination at the Site, which would otherwise result from its acquisition of the Site. Opportunity for Comment: For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will consider all comments received, and may modify or withdraw its consent to the Agreement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the Agreement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The Agency’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at EPA Region 8’s Central Records Center, 1595 Wynkoop Street, 3rd Floor, in Denver, Colorado. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 31, 2008. ADDRESSES: The proposed Agreement and additional background information relating to the settlement are available for public inspection at EPA Region 8’s Central Records Center, 1595 Wynkoop Street, 3rd Floor, in Denver, Colorado. Comments and requests for a copy of the proposed Agreement should be addressed to Carol Pokorny (8ENF–RC), PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Technical Enforcement Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202–1129, and should reference the McLaren Tailings Site Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue the State of Montana and the EPA docket number, CERCLA–08–2008–0004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol Pokorny, Enforcement Specialist (8ENF–RC), Technical Enforcement Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202–1129,(303) 312–6970. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Regarding the proposed Agreement: In accordance with CERCLA, notice is hereby given that the terms of the Agreement have been agreed to by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the State of Montana Department of Environmental Quality. By the terms of the proposed Agreement, in exchange for the United States’ Covenant Not to Sue, MDEQ agrees to acquire the Site, at no cost to the United States, and agrees to implement the cleanup activities and the Institutional Controls for the Site. It is so Agreed: Dated: February 21, 2008. Andrew M. Gaydosh, Assistant Regional Administrator, Office of Enforcement, Compliance, and Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8. [FR Doc. E8–3802 Filed 2–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8534–8] Proposed CERCLA Settlement Agreement for Recovery of Past Response Costs Incurred at the McLaren Tailings Site at Cooke City, Park County, MT Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice and request for public comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed settlement agreement under section 122(h)(1) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(h)(1), concerning the McLaren Tailings Site at Cooke City, Park County, Montana. This settlement, embodied in a CERCLA section 122(h) Agreement for Recovery of Past Response Costs E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 40 (Thursday, February 28, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 10768]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-3802]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-8534-9]


Proposed CERCLA Agreement and Covenant Not To Sue the State of 
Montana

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice and Request for Public Comment.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a proposed Agreement and Covenant 
Not To Sue the State of Montana concerning the McLaren Tailings Site at 
Cooke City, Park County, Montana. This Agreement is entered into 
pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and 
Liability Act of 1980, as amended (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq., 
and the authority of the Attorney General of the United States to 
compromise and settle claims of the United States. The State of Montana 
Department of Environmental Quality (``MDEQ'') enters into this 
Agreement pursuant to CERCLA, the Montana Comprehensive Environmental 
Cleanup and Responsibility Act (``CECRA''), as amended, 75-10-701 et 
seq., Montana Code Annotated (``MCA''); Title IV of the Surface Mining 
control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (``SMCRA''), 30 U.S.C. 1231 et 
seq., and Title 82, Chapter 4, Part 3 MCA.
    This Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue (``Agreement''), is designed 
to settle and resolve MDEQ's potential liability for existing 
contamination at the Site, which would otherwise result from its 
acquisition of the Site.
    Opportunity for Comment: For thirty (30) days following the date of 
publication of this notice, the Agency will consider all comments 
received, and may modify or withdraw its consent to the Agreement if 
comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that 
the Agreement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The Agency's 
response to any comments received will be available for public 
inspection at EPA Region 8's Central Records Center, 1595 Wynkoop 
Street, 3rd Floor, in Denver, Colorado.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 31, 2008.

ADDRESSES: The proposed Agreement and additional background information 
relating to the settlement are available for public inspection at EPA 
Region 8's Central Records Center, 1595 Wynkoop Street, 3rd Floor, in 
Denver, Colorado. Comments and requests for a copy of the proposed 
Agreement should be addressed to Carol Pokorny (8ENF-RC), Technical 
Enforcement Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1595 Wynkoop 
Street, Denver, Colorado 80202-1129, and should reference the McLaren 
Tailings Site Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue the State of Montana 
and the EPA docket number, CERCLA-08-2008-0004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol Pokorny, Enforcement Specialist 
(8ENF-RC), Technical Enforcement Program, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202-1129,(303) 312-
6970.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Regarding the proposed Agreement: In 
accordance with CERCLA, notice is hereby given that the terms of the 
Agreement have been agreed to by the U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the State of Montana 
Department of Environmental Quality. By the terms of the proposed 
Agreement, in exchange for the United States' Covenant Not to Sue, MDEQ 
agrees to acquire the Site, at no cost to the United States, and agrees 
to implement the cleanup activities and the Institutional Controls for 
the Site.
    It is so Agreed:

    Dated: February 21, 2008.
Andrew M. Gaydosh,
Assistant Regional Administrator, Office of Enforcement, Compliance, 
and Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 
8.
 [FR Doc. E8-3802 Filed 2-27-08; 8:45 am]
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