Proposed CERCLA Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement; Amber Oil Site, Milwaukee, WI, U.S. EPA Region 5 CERCLA Docket No. V-W-'08-C-911, 54804-54805 [E8-22228]

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AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with 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 administrative settlement, In the Matter of: Amber Oil Site; 1016 N. Hawley Road; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Agreement for Payment of Past Response Costs, U.S. EPA Region 5 CERCLA Docket No. V–W–’08–C–911. This proposed settlement agreement for payment of U.S. EPA’s past response costs includes a compromise of some past response costs incurred by U.S. EPA in connection with the Amber Oil site in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. U.S. EPA is entering into the proposed Agreement with the following twenty-three settling parties: AAA Sales & Engineering, Inc.; AD-Tech Industries, Inc.; Metso Paper USA, Inc. (fka Beloit-Manhattan); Black and Decker Corporation; F. Ziegler Enterprises; Galland-Henning-Nopak, Inc.; Intermet Corporation (fka Ganton Technologies); Leggett & Platt, Inc.; MeadWestvaco Corporation (fka Mead Container); Milwaukee Wire Products; Muza Metal Products; Kraft Foods Global, Inc. (fka Oscar Mayer); Pioneer Products, Inc.; Epicor Industries, Inc. (fdba Plews/Edelmann); Brunswick Corporation (fka Roadmaster Corp.); Alliance Laundry Systems, LLC (fka Speed Queen Co.); Toolrite Manufacturing Co., Inc.; U.S. Chrome Performance Coating; Warner Electric; Wisconsin Central Ltd.; Metak Tek Inernational, Inc. (aka Wisconsin E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 23, 2008 / Notices Centrifugal); Wisconsin Knife Works; and Wrought Washer Mfg., Inc. The settlement requires the settling parties to reimburse the U.S. EPA Hazardous Substance Superfund $190,000 of U.S. EPA’s costs of $194,269 incurred as of January 31, 2008. The settlement includes a covenant not to sue the settling parties pursuant to Section 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a). For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the settlement. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The U.S. EPA’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at the site record repository in the West Allis Public Library, 7421 West Nation Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and at the U.S. EPA Record Center, Room 714, U.S. EPA, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois. This is the second consent agreement concerning the Amber Oil Site in Milwaukee. An earlier administrative settlement with 55 different settling parties, In the Matter of Amber Oil Site, U.S. EPA Docket No. V– W–’04–C–780 was finalized in 2004. Pursuant to that Agreement, those other 55 settling parties committed to perform the clean-up of the Amber Oil Site, and pay past, intermediate, and oversight costs as defined in that administrative settlement. Past costs in the amount of $155,591 were compromised under that earlier Agreement in consideration of the 55 settling parties’ commitment to perform the removal and pay the costs described above. That $155,591 in compromised costs is part of the $194,269 U.S. EPA sought to recover in February 2008, $190,000 of which these 23 settling represents are committing to pay pursuant to the proposed Amber Oil Site Agreement, U.S. EPA Region 5 Docket No. V–W–’08–C–911, which Agreement is the subject of this notice of solicitation of public comment. DATES: Comments must be submitted to U.S. EPA on or before 30 days from date of publication of this notice and request for public comment. ADDRESSES: The proposed settlement is available for public inspection at the U.S. EPA Record Center, Room 714, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois and at the West Allis Public Library, 7421 West Nation Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A copy of the proposed settlement may be obtained from U.S. EPA Record Center, Room VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:54 Sep 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 714, U.S. EPA, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois or by calling tel. no. (312)–353–5821. Comments should reference the Amber Oil site in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and EPA Region 5 CERCLA Docket No. V– W–’08–C–911 and should be addressed to Mr. Jerome Kujawa, U.S. EPA Office of Regional Counsel (C–14J), 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604 or kujawa.jerome@epa.gov. 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Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Federal Communications Commission’s Web Site: http:// www.fcc.gov/cgb/ecfs/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Filings can be sent by hand or messenger delivery, by commercial overnight courier, or by first-class or overnight U.S. Postal Service mail (although we continue to experience delays in receiving U.S. Postal Service mail). All filings must be addressed to the Commission’s Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Federal Communications Commission. • People with Disabilities: Contact the FCC to request reasonable accommodations (accessible format documents, sign language interpreters, CART, etc.) by e-mail: FCC504@fcc.gov or phone: 202–418–0530 or TTY: 202– 418–0432. For detailed instructions for submitting comments and additional information on the rulemaking process, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Rowan, Spectrum and Competition Policy Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau at (202) 418–1883 or Michael.Rowan@fcc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a summary of the Commission’s public notice released on September 10, 2008. The full text of the public notice is available for public inspection and copying during business hours in the FCC Reference Information Center, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY–A257, Washington, DC 20554. It also may be purchased from the Commission’s duplicating contractor at Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY–B402, Washington, DC 20554; the contractor’s Web site, http:// www.bcpiweb.com; or by calling (800) 378–3160, facsimile (202) 488–5563, or e-mail FCC@BCPIWEB.com. Copies of the public notice also may be obtained via the Commission’s Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) by entering the docket number, WT Docket No. 08–165. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-8717-8]


Proposed CERCLA Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement; Amber 
Oil Site, Milwaukee, WI, U.S. EPA Region 5 CERCLA Docket No. V-W-'08-C-
911

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice; request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with 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 
administrative settlement, In the Matter of: Amber Oil Site; 1016 N. 
Hawley Road; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Agreement for Payment of Past 
Response Costs, U.S. EPA Region 5 CERCLA Docket No. V-W-'08-C-911. This 
proposed settlement agreement for payment of U.S. EPA's past response 
costs includes a compromise of some past response costs incurred by 
U.S. EPA in connection with the Amber Oil site in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 
U.S. EPA is entering into the proposed Agreement with the following 
twenty-three settling parties: AAA Sales & Engineering, Inc.; AD-Tech 
Industries, Inc.; Metso Paper USA, Inc. (fka Beloit-Manhattan); Black 
and Decker Corporation; F. Ziegler Enterprises; Galland-Henning-Nopak, 
Inc.; Intermet Corporation (fka Ganton Technologies); Leggett & Platt, 
Inc.; MeadWestvaco Corporation (fka Mead Container); Milwaukee Wire 
Products; Muza Metal Products; Kraft Foods Global, Inc. (fka Oscar 
Mayer); Pioneer Products, Inc.; Epicor Industries, Inc. (fdba Plews/
Edelmann); Brunswick Corporation (fka Roadmaster Corp.); Alliance 
Laundry Systems, LLC (fka Speed Queen Co.); Toolrite Manufacturing Co., 
Inc.; U.S. Chrome Performance Coating; Warner Electric; Wisconsin 
Central Ltd.; Metak Tek Inernational, Inc. (aka Wisconsin

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Centrifugal); Wisconsin Knife Works; and Wrought Washer Mfg., Inc. The 
settlement requires the settling parties to reimburse the U.S. EPA 
Hazardous Substance Superfund $190,000 of U.S. EPA's costs of $194,269 
incurred as of January 31, 2008. The settlement includes a covenant not 
to sue the settling parties pursuant to Section 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 
U.S.C. 9607(a). For thirty (30) days following the date of publication 
of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to 
the settlement. The Agency will consider all comments received and may 
modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received 
disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is 
inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The U.S. EPA's response to any 
comments received will be available for public inspection at the site 
record repository in the West Allis Public Library, 7421 West Nation 
Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and at the U.S. EPA Record Center, Room 
714, U.S. EPA, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois. This is 
the second consent agreement concerning the Amber Oil Site in 
Milwaukee. An earlier administrative settlement with 55 different 
settling parties, In the Matter of Amber Oil Site, U.S. EPA Docket No. 
V-W-'04-C-780 was finalized in 2004. Pursuant to that Agreement, those 
other 55 settling parties committed to perform the clean-up of the 
Amber Oil Site, and pay past, intermediate, and oversight costs as 
defined in that administrative settlement. Past costs in the amount of 
$155,591 were compromised under that earlier Agreement in consideration 
of the 55 settling parties' commitment to perform the removal and pay 
the costs described above. That $155,591 in compromised costs is part 
of the $194,269 U.S. EPA sought to recover in February 2008, $190,000 
of which these 23 settling represents are committing to pay pursuant to 
the proposed Amber Oil Site Agreement, U.S. EPA Region 5 Docket No. V-
W-'08-C-911, which Agreement is the subject of this notice of 
solicitation of public comment.

DATES: Comments must be submitted to U.S. EPA on or before 30 days from 
date of publication of this notice and request for public comment.

ADDRESSES: The proposed settlement is available for public inspection 
at the U.S. EPA Record Center, Room 714, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, 
Chicago, Illinois and at the West Allis Public Library, 7421 West 
Nation Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A copy of the proposed settlement 
may be obtained from U.S. EPA Record Center, Room 714, U.S. EPA, 77 
West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois or by calling tel. no. (312)-
353-5821. Comments should reference the Amber Oil site in Milwaukee, 
Wisconsin and EPA Region 5 CERCLA Docket No. V-W-'08-C-911 and should 
be addressed to Mr. Jerome Kujawa, U.S. EPA Office of Regional Counsel 
(C-14J), 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604 or 
kujawa.jerome@epa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jerome Kujawa, U.S. EPA Office of 
Regional Counsel (C-14J) at 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 
60604 or at tel. no. (312)-886-6731 or via e-mail at 
kujawa.jerome@epa.gov.

    Dated: September 11, 2008.
Richard C. Karl,
Director, Superfund Division, Region 5, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency.
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