Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 74172 [E8-28831]

Download as PDF 74172 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 235 / Friday, December 5, 2008 / Notices ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8748–3] Proposed Administrative Settlement Agreement Under Section 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act for the Borden Chemicals Printing Site, Located in Camden, Camden County, NJ dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of proposed administrative settlement and opportunity for public comment. SUMMARY: The United States Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) is proposing to enter into an administrative settlement agreement (‘‘Settlement Agreement’’) with Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. (‘‘Settling Party’’) pursuant to section 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9622(h). The Settlement Agreement provides for Respondent’s payment of certain past costs incurred at the Borden Chemicals Printing Site located within the City of Camden, Camden County, New Jersey (‘‘Site’’). In accordance with section 122(i) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), this notice is being published to inform the public of the proposed Settlement Agreement and of the opportunity to comment. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, EPA will receive written comments relating to the proposed Settlement Agreement. EPA will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations that indicate that the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper or inadequate. EPA’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at EPA Region 2, 290 Broadway, 17th floor, New York, New York 10007–1866. DATES: Comments must be provided by January 5, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments should reference the Borden Chemicals Printing Site, EPA Docket No. CERCLA–02–2008– 2030, and should be sent to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Regional Counsel, New Jersey Superfund Branch, 290 Broadway—17th Floor, New York, NY 10007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Frank X. Cardiello, Assistant Regional Counsel, New Jersey Superfund Branch, Office of Regional Counsel, U.S. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:27 Dec 04, 2008 Jkt 217001 Environmental Protection Agency, 17th Floor, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007–1866. Telephone: 212–637– 3148. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A copy of the proposed administrative settlement, as well as background information relating to the settlement, may be obtained from Frank X. Cardiello, Assistant Regional Counsel, New Jersey Superfund Branch, Office of Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 17th Floor, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007–1866, Telephone: 212–637–3148. Dated: November 14, 2008. Walter Mugdan, Director, Emergency and Remedial Response Division. [FR Doc. E8–28839 Filed 12–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below. The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The applications also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center Web site at www.ffiec.gov/nic/. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Governors not later than January 2, 2009. A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, Missouri 63166–2034: 1. Midland States Bancorp, Inc., Effingham, Illinois, to merge with Waterloo Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Commercial State Bank of Waterloo, both of Waterloo, Illinois. B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Vice President, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. Anchor Bancorp, Inc., Lacey, Washington, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Anchor Mutual Savings Bank, Aberdeen, Washington, upon conversion from a mutual savings bank to a stock savings bank. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 2, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc.E8–28831 Filed 12–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (‘‘FTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’). ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The information collection requirements described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (‘‘PRA’’). The Commission is seeking public comments on its proposal to conduct consumer research on parental use of the Motion Picture Association of America (‘‘MPAA’’) movie rating information as it appears on DVD packaging for home video releases of rated motion pictures. The Commission is also seeking comment on a related proposal to conduct consumer research on parental attitudes toward the marketing of unrated DVD versions of rated motion pictures. To examine both issues, the Commission intends to conduct surveys of parents who have one or more children ages 7 to 16, and who have bought or rented a movie on DVD within the past year. DATES: Comments must be filed by January 5, 2009. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments. E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 235 (Friday, December 5, 2008)]
[Notices]
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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding 
Companies

    The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for 
approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 
1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other 
applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company 
and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the 
power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the 
banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, 
including the companies listed below.
    The applications listed below, as well as other related filings 
required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the 
Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The applications also will be available 
for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested 
persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated 
in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the 
acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether 
the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards 
in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, 
nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. 
Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained 
from the National Information Center Web site at www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
    Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these 
applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the 
offices of the Board of Governors not later than January 2, 2009.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community 
Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
    1. Midland States Bancorp, Inc., Effingham, Illinois, to merge with 
Waterloo Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Commercial 
State Bank of Waterloo, both of Waterloo, Illinois.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Vice 
President, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San 
Francisco, California 94105-1579:
    1. Anchor Bancorp, Inc., Lacey, Washington, to become a bank 
holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Anchor 
Mutual Savings Bank, Aberdeen, Washington, upon conversion from a 
mutual savings bank to a stock savings bank.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 2, 
2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc.E8-28831 Filed 12-4-08; 8:45 am]
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