Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), 79167 [E8-30545]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 24, 2008 / Notices 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, U.S. Department of Justice, P.O. Box 7611, 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 no. (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please refer to the referenced case and DOJ Reference Number and enclose a check in the amount of $8.50 for the Consent Decree (34 pages including appendix, at 25 cents per page reproduction costs), made 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. William D. Brighton, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. E8–30546 Filed 12–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Amended Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act Pursuant to 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that, on December 17, 2008, a proposed Third Amendment Making Material Modifications to Consent Decree (‘‘Third Consent Decree Amendment’’) was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in United States, et al. v. Exxon Mobil Corp. and ExxonMobil Oil Corp., Case No. 05 C 5809 (N.D. Ill.). In December 2005, the court approved the original Consent Decree in the case, which governs compliance with certain Clean Air Act requirements at six of ExxonMobil’s domestic petroleum refineries. Since 2005, the parties have agreed to two minor changes to the Consent Decree, in accordance with the provision of the Decree governing non-material modifications. The proposed Third Consent Decree Amendment would make several material changes to the Decree, including: (i) extending deadlines for completion of certain air pollution control projects; and (ii) imposing more stringent emission control requirements for two other projects and accelerating the schedule for completion of another project in order to compensate for emissions in the interim period during the deadline extensions. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:45 Dec 23, 2008 Jkt 217001 The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the Third Consent Decree Amendment for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and mailed either electronically to pubcommentees.enrd@usdoj.gov or in hard copy to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Comments should refer to United States, et al. v. Exxon Mobil Corp. and ExxonMobil Oil Corp., Case No. 05 C 5809 (N.D. Ill.) and D.J. Ref. No. 90–5– 2–1–07030. The Third Consent Decree Amendment may be examined at the offices of the United States Attorney, 219 S. Dearborn Street—5th Floor, Chicago, Illinois. During the public comment period, the Third Consent Decree Amendment may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: http://www.usdoj. gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the Third Consent Decree Amendment may also be obtained by mail from the Department of Justice Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, D.C. 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 $10.00 (40 pages at 25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury. Robert D. Brook, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. E8–30529 Filed 12–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) Notice is hereby given that on November 25, 2008, a proposed Consent Decree in the case of U.S., et al. v. Puget Sound Energy, Inc., Civil Action No. 08– 5710, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. The United States, the State of Washington, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and the Puyallup Tribe of Indians filed a complaint concurrently with the Consent Decree alleging that on November 3, 2006, the Crystal Mountain Emergency Generation Facility, an electrical generating facility owned and PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79167 operated by Puget Sound Energy, Inc. (‘‘PSE’’) in Pierce County, Washington, discharged approximately 429 barrels of diesel fuel into waters of the United States or adjoining shorelines. The complaint seeks natural resource damages pursuant to Section 1002(a) of the Oil Pollution Act, 33 U.S. § 2702(a). Under the Consent Decree, PSE will pay $512,856.59 for natural resource damages and $49,614.47 to reimburse damage assessment costs. For thirty (30) days after the date of this publication, the Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment 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. In either case, the comments should refer to U.S., et al. v. Puget Sound Energy, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–09177/1. During the comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the 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 $5.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury or, if by e-mail or fax, forward a check in that amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address. Robert E. Maher, Jr., Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. E8–30545 Filed 12–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P E:\FR\FM\24DEN1.SGM 24DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Oil Pollution Act 
(OPA)

    Notice is hereby given that on November 25, 2008, a proposed 
Consent Decree in the case of U.S., et al. v. Puget Sound Energy, Inc., 
Civil Action No. 08-5710, was lodged with the United States District 
Court for the Western District of Washington.
    The United States, the State of Washington, the Muckleshoot Indian 
Tribe and the Puyallup Tribe of Indians filed a complaint concurrently 
with the Consent Decree alleging that on November 3, 2006, the Crystal 
Mountain Emergency Generation Facility, an electrical generating 
facility owned and operated by Puget Sound Energy, Inc. (``PSE'') in 
Pierce County, Washington, discharged approximately 429 barrels of 
diesel fuel into waters of the United States or adjoining shorelines. 
The complaint seeks natural resource damages pursuant to Section 
1002(a) of the Oil Pollution Act, 33 U.S. Sec.  2702(a). Under the 
Consent Decree, PSE will pay $512,856.59 for natural resource damages 
and $49,614.47 to reimburse damage assessment costs.
    For thirty (30) days after the date of this publication, the 
Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the Consent 
Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, 
Environment 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. In either case, the 
comments should refer to U.S., et al. v. Puget Sound Energy, Inc., D.J. 
Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-09177/1.
    During the comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined on 
the following Department of Justice Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/
enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the 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 $5.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) 
payable to the United States Treasury or, if by e-mail or fax, forward 
a check in that amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated 
address.

Robert E. Maher, Jr.,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. E8-30545 Filed 12-23-08; 8:45 am]
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