Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 78827 [E8-30437]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 23, 2008 / Notices applicable federal, state, and local government laws, regulations and policies that may affect the subject lands, including any required dedication of lands for public uses. It is also the buyer’s responsibility to be aware of existing or prospective uses of nearby properties. When conveyed out of federal ownership, the lands will be subject to any applicable laws, regulations, and policies of the applicable local government for proposed future uses. It will be the responsibility of the purchaser to be aware through due diligence of those laws, regulations, and policies, and to seek any required local approvals for future uses. Buyers should also make themselves aware of any federal or state law or regulation that may impact the future use of the property. Any land lacking access from a public road or highway will be conveyed as such, and future access acquisition will be the responsibility of the buyer. The proposed SNPLMA sale parcels were analyzed in the Las Vegas Valley Disposal Boundary Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), approved Dec. 23, 2004. Two parcels being offered in this sale were previously analyzed through EAs and approved for sale. Copies of the applicable EAs for N– 81965 and N–81967 are available for review upon request at the LVFO. The remaining twelve parcels identified in this notice are analyzed in an EA for this sale which tiers to the EIS. On publication of this notice, this EA is available for public review and comment at the LVFO. Only written comments submitted by postal service or overnight mail will be considered properly filed. Electronic mail, facsimile or telephone comments will not be considered as properly filed. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment—you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Any adverse comments regarding the proposed sale will be reviewed by the BLM Nevada State Director, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action. In the absence of any adverse comments, this realty action will become the final determination of the Department of the Interior. Authority: 43 CFR 2711. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:29 Dec 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 Dated: December 5, 2008. Kimber Liebhauser, Assistant Field Manager, Division of Lands. [FR Doc. E8–30460 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] 78827 acres of real property to which it holds title, at the government’s option. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P relating to the Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environmental and Natural DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Resources Division, and either e-mailed to pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov or Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Under the Comprehensive Department of Justice, Washington, DC Environmental Response, 20044–7611, and should refer to United Compensation, and Liability Act States, et al. v. Standard Metals Corporation, Civil Action No. 08–CV– Notice is hereby given that on December 17, 2008, a proposed Consent 02741 (D.CO), D.J. Ref. 90–11–3–08831. The Decree may be examined at U.S. Decree in United States of America et al. EPA Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop Street, v. Standard Metals Corporation, Civil Denver, Colorado 80202. During the Action No. 08–CV–02741 was lodged with the United States District Court for public comment period, the Decree, may also be examined on the following the District of Colorado. Department of Justice Web site, http:// In this action the United States, on www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ behalf of the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the Decree may also be obtained by mail Agency, the Chief of the United States from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. Department of Agriculture Forest Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Service, and the Secretary of the Washington, DC 20044–7611 or by Interior, and the State of Colorado, on faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia behalf of the Executive Director of the Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), Colorado Department of Public Health fax no. (202) 514–0097, phone and Environment, the Director of the confirmation number (202) 514–1547. In Colorado Department of Natural requesting a copy from the Consent Resources, and the Attorney General of Decree Library, please enclose a check the State of Colorado (together, the in the amount of $23.25 (25 cents per ‘‘government’’), sought to recover page reproduction cost) payable to the response costs incurred or to be incurred for response actions taken or to U.S. Treasury or, if by e-mail or fax, forward a check in that amount to the be taken at or in connection with the Consent Decree Library at the stated release or threatened release of address. hazardous substances at the Standard Mine Site in Gunnison County, Robert Brook, Colorado, the Ross Adams Site on Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, six sites Section, Environment and Natural Resources in San Juan County, Colorado, and the Division. Antler Mine and Mill Site in Mohave [FR Doc. E8–30437 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] County, Arizona (collectively, the BILLING CODE 4410–15–P ‘‘Sites’’), and to recover damages for injury to, destruction of, or loss of natural resources at the Sites and DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE surrounding riparian corridors, including the reasonable costs of Drug Enforcement Administration assessing such injury, destruction or [Docket Nos. 06–19 & 06–20] loss, pursuant to Section 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Nirmal Saran, M.D.; Nisha Saran, D.O.; Response, Compensation, and Liability Affirmance of Suspension Orders Act of 1980 (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9607. On September 19, 2005, I, the Deputy The Consent Decree resolves the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement government’s CERCLA response cost Administration, issued an Order to claims at the Sites by requiring that Show Cause and Immediate Suspension Standard pursue insurance recovery and of Registration to both Nirmal Saran, pay to the government 50% of the first M.D., and Nisha Saran, D.O. $180,000 recovered and 90% of all (Respondents), of Arlington, Texas. The recovery thereafter. The Consent Decree Orders immediately suspended each resolves the government’s CERCLA Respondent’s DEA Certificate of natural resource damage claims at the Registration as a practitioner, on the Sites by requiring that Standard transfer grounds that each had issued numerous to the United States approximately 800 controlled-substance prescriptions over PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 247 (Tuesday, December 23, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 78827]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-30437]


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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 December 17, 2008, a proposed 
Consent Decree in United States of America et al. v. Standard Metals 
Corporation, Civil Action No. 08-CV-02741 was lodged with the United 
States District Court for the District of Colorado.
    In this action the United States, on behalf of the Administrator of 
the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Chief of the 
United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, and the 
Secretary of the Interior, and the State of Colorado, on behalf of the 
Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and 
Environment, the Director of the Colorado Department of Natural 
Resources, and the Attorney General of the State of Colorado (together, 
the ``government''), sought to recover response costs incurred or to be 
incurred for response actions taken or to be taken at or in connection 
with the release or threatened release of hazardous substances at the 
Standard Mine Site in Gunnison County, Colorado, the Ross Adams Site on 
Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, six sites in San Juan County, Colorado, 
and the Antler Mine and Mill Site in Mohave County, Arizona 
(collectively, the ``Sites''), and to recover damages for injury to, 
destruction of, or loss of natural resources at the Sites and 
surrounding riparian corridors, including the reasonable costs of 
assessing such injury, destruction or loss, pursuant to Section 107 of 
the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability 
Act of 1980 (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9607.
    The Consent Decree resolves the government's CERCLA response cost 
claims at the Sites by requiring that Standard pursue insurance 
recovery and pay to the government 50% of the first $180,000 recovered 
and 90% of all recovery thereafter. The Consent Decree resolves the 
government's CERCLA natural resource damage claims at the Sites by 
requiring that Standard transfer to the United States approximately 800 
acres of real property to which it holds title, at the government's 
option.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Decree. 
Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, 
Environmental 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, et al. v. Standard Metals Corporation, Civil Action No. 
08-CV-02741 (D.CO), D.J. Ref. 90-11-3-08831.
    The Decree may be examined at U.S. EPA Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop 
Street, Denver, Colorado 80202. During the public comment period, the 
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 
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 $23.25 (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.

Robert Brook,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. E8-30437 Filed 12-22-08; 8:45 am]
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