Notice of Two Proposed Agreements, a CERCLA Agreement and Order on Consent for Removal Action by a Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Related to The Former Caribbean Petroleum Refining, LP Facility, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, and a Proposed RCRA Compliance and Prospective Purchaser Agreement Related to Gasoline Service Stations' Underground Storage Tanks Currently Owned by Caribbean Petroleum Corporation at Locations Throughout the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 24481-24482 [2011-10707]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 84 / Monday, May 2, 2011 / Notices contact Megan, preferably 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9300–8] National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology Dated: April 21, 2011. Mark Joyce, Acting Designated Federal Officer. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of meeting. [FR Doc. 2011–10563 Filed 4–29–11; 8:45 am] Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92463, EPA gives notice of a public meeting of the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT). NACEPT provides advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of environmental policy, technology, and management issues. NACEPT represents diverse interests from academia, industry, non-governmental organizations, and local, State, and tribal governments. The purpose of this meeting is to: (1) Discuss NACEPT’s second advice letter on EPA workforce issues, and (2) continue developing recommendations on the need for innovative technologies to identify, measure, and reduce environmental risks faced by vulnerable populations. A copy of the agenda for the meeting will be posted at http://www.epa.gov/ ofacmo/nacept/cal-nacept.htm. DATES: NACEPT will hold a two-day public meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, May 20, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Washington Hotel, 815 14th Street NW., Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Joyce, Acting Designated Federal Officer, joyce.mark@epa.gov, (202) 564– 2130, U.S. EPA, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Management and Outreach (1601M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Requests to make oral comments or to provide written comments to NACEPT should be sent to Megan Moreau at (202) 564–5320 or moreau.megan@epa.gov by Friday, May 13, 2011. The meeting is open to the public, with limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public wishing to attend should contact Megan Moreau at (202) 564– 5320 or moreau.megan@epa.gov by May 13, 2011. Meeting Access: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Megan Moreau at (202) 564–5320 or moreau.megan@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AGENCY: mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES6 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Apr 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 BILLING CODE 6560–50–P [ FRL–9301–7] Notice of Two Proposed Agreements, a CERCLA Agreement and Order on Consent for Removal Action by a Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Related to The Former Caribbean Petroleum Refining, LP Facility, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, and a Proposed RCRA Compliance and Prospective Purchaser Agreement Related to Gasoline Service Stations’ Underground Storage Tanks Currently Owned by Caribbean Petroleum Corporation at Locations Throughout the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice; request for public comment. AGENCY: This Notice alerts the public to two proposed administrative settlements for which public comment is requested. In one, Puma Energy, Caribe LLC (‘‘Puma’’) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) propose to enter into an agreement and order on consent for a removal action by a bona fide prospective purchaser concerning the former Caribbean Petroleum Refining, LP (‘‘CPR’’) facility located in Carr #28, KM. 2, Luchetti Industrial Park, Bayamon, in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Docket Number CERCLA– 02–2011–2003 (referred to as the ‘‘CERCLA Agreement’’) in accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9601–9675. In the other proposed agreement (referred to as the ‘‘RCRA UST Agreement’’), Puma, the United States on behalf of EPA, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico on behalf of the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board propose to enter into an underground storage tank (‘‘UST’’) compliance and prospective purchaser agreement, Index Number RCRA–02– 2011–7504, in accordance with Subtitle I of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as amended (‘‘RCRA’’), 42 U.S.C. 6991–6991m, concerning issues SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24481 related to UST systems at one hundred and forty-seven (147) gasoline service stations currently owned or leased by Caribbean Petroleum Corporation (‘‘CPC’’) and located throughout the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Pursuant to a sale authorized by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Puma has been approved to purchase the former CPR facility and the CPC service stations in a sale scheduled to occur in early May 2011. Puma has agreed to perform certain cleanup actions at the former CPR facility in the proposed CERCLA Agreement. In addition, with regard to the service stations, Puma has agreed in the proposed RCRA UST Agreement to assume responsibilities for the UST systems and required cleanup work and to make certain improvements at the service stations that are not required by law. The proposed CERCLA Agreement includes a covenant by the United States not to sue Puma pursuant to Sections 106 and 107(a) of CERCLA for existing contamination at the former CPR facility. The proposed RCRA UST Agreement includes a covenant by the United States not to sue Puma pursuant to Section 9006 of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 6991e, for violations of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Underground Storage Tank Control Regulations, Puerto Rico Administrative Regulation Number 4362, that exist at the one hundred and forty-seven (147) service stations as of the date of Puma’s acquisition or that arise within ninety days of the date of acquisition by Puma. The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is also providing Puma with a covenant not to sue in the proposed RCRA UST Agreement. The covenants in both Agreements are subject to specified conditions. For seven (7) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the two proposed Agreements. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to either or both of the Agreements if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the Agreements are inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. Because of strict deadlines in the bankruptcy proceeding involving the corporations which presently own the CPR facility and own or have lease rights at the service stations, the deadline for receipt of public comments cannot be extended. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 9, 2011. ADDRESSES: The proposed Agreements can be viewed online at http:// www.epa.gov/region2/agreements_with_ E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1 24482 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 84 / Monday, May 2, 2011 / Notices prospective_purchaser_puma_energy _caribe.html. They are also available for public inspection at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Caribbean Office, Office of Regional Counsel, Centro Europa Building, 1492 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Mezzanine Level, Santurce, Puerto Rico 00907– 4127, and at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 290 Broadway, 18th Floor Records Center, New York, New York 10007–1866. A copy of the proposed CERCLA Agreement may be obtained from Beverly Kolenberg, Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007– 1866, (212) 637–3167, and the RCRA UST Agreement may be obtained from Rudolph Perez, Assistant Regional Counsel, at the same address, (212) 637– 3220. Comments concerning the CERCLA Agreement should reference the CERCLA Agreement, EPA Docket No. CERCLA–02–2011–2003, and should be sent by e-mail to kolenberg.beverly@epa.gov or by overnight mail to Beverly Kolenberg, Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 290 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10007–1866. Comments concerning the RCRA UST Agreement should reference the RCRA UST Agreement, Index Number RCRA–02– 2011–7504, and should be sent by 2MY3.e-mail to perez.rudolph@epa.gov or by overnight mail addressed to Rudolph Perez, Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 290 Broadway, 16th Floor, New York, New York 10007–1866. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Kolenberg, Assistant Regional Counsel at the address, e-mail or telephone number stated above. Dated: April 21, 2011. George Pavlou, Acting Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2. [FR Doc. 2011–10707 Filed 4–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES6 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Public Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Federal Communication Commission. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as part of its SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Apr 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. Comments are requested concerning (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Commission’s burden estimate; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. DATES: Written PRA comments should be submitted on or before July 1, 2011. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, you should advise the contact listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Direct all PRA comments to Cathy Williams, FCC, via e-mail PRA@fcc.gov and to Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the information collection, contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418–2918. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 3060–1145. Title: Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program, CG Docket No. 10–51. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other forprofit. Number of Respondents and Responses: 14 respondents; 1,421 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 1 minute (.017 hours) to 25 hours. Frequency of Response: Annual, monthly, on occasion, one-time, and semi-annually reporting requirements; PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 recordkeeping and third party disclosure requirements. Obligation To Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefit. The statutory authority for the information collection requirements is found at Section 225 of the Communications Act, 47 U.S.C. 225. The law was enacted on July 26, 1990, as Title IV of the ADA, Public Law 101– 336, 104 Stat. 327, 366–69. Total Annual Burden: 4,482 hours. Total Annual Cost: $35,600. Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: An assurance of confidentiality is not offered because this information collection does not require the collection of personally identifiable information (PII) from individuals. Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s). Needs and Uses: On April 6, 2011, in document FCC 11–54, the Commission released a Report and Order adopting final rules designed to eliminate the waste, fraud and abuse that has plagued the VRS program and had threatened its ability to continue serving Americans who use it and its long-term viability. The Report and Order contains potential information collection requirements with respect to the following seven requirements, all of which aims to ensure the sustainability and integrity of the TRS program and the TRS Fund. Though the Report and Order emphasizes VRS, many of the requirements also apply to other or all forms of TRS—which includes the adoption of the interim rule, several new information collection requirements, and all the proposed information collection requirements, except the ‘‘Transparency and the Disclosure of Provider Financial and Call Data’’ requirement. (a) Provider Certification Under Penalty of Perjury. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), or other senior executive of a TRS provider shall certify, under penalty of perjury, that: (1) Minutes submitted to the Interstate TRS Fund (Fund) administrator for compensation were handled in compliance with section 225 of the Act and the Commission’s rules and orders, and are not the result of impermissible financial incentives, or payments or kickbacks, to generate calls, and (2) cost and demand data submitted to the Fund administrator related to the determination of compensation rates or methodologies are true and correct. (b) Requiring Providers To Submit Information About New and Existing Call Centers. VRS providers shall submit a written statement to the Commission and the TRS Fund administrator containing the locations E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 84 (Monday, May 2, 2011)]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Notice of Two Proposed Agreements, a CERCLA Agreement and Order 
on Consent for Removal Action by a Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser 
Related to The Former Caribbean Petroleum Refining, LP Facility, 
Bayamon, Puerto Rico, and a Proposed RCRA Compliance and Prospective 
Purchaser Agreement Related to Gasoline Service Stations' Underground 
Storage Tanks Currently Owned by Caribbean Petroleum Corporation at 
Locations Throughout the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice; request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: This Notice alerts the public to two proposed administrative 
settlements for which public comment is requested. In one, Puma Energy, 
Caribe LLC (``Puma'') and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
(``EPA'') propose to enter into an agreement and order on consent for a 
removal action by a bona fide prospective purchaser concerning the 
former Caribbean Petroleum Refining, LP (``CPR'') facility located in 
Carr 28, KM. 2, Luchetti Industrial Park, Bayamon, in the 
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Docket Number CERCLA-02-2011-2003 
(referred to as the ``CERCLA Agreement'') in accordance with the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 
as amended (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9601-9675. In the other proposed 
agreement (referred to as the ``RCRA UST Agreement''), Puma, the United 
States on behalf of EPA, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico on behalf 
of the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board propose to enter into an 
underground storage tank (``UST'') compliance and prospective purchaser 
agreement, Index Number RCRA-02-2011-7504, in accordance with Subtitle 
I of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as amended (``RCRA''), 
42 U.S.C. 6991-6991m, concerning issues related to UST systems at one 
hundred and forty-seven (147) gasoline service stations currently owned 
or leased by Caribbean Petroleum Corporation (``CPC'') and located 
throughout the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Pursuant to a sale 
authorized by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of 
Delaware, Puma has been approved to purchase the former CPR facility 
and the CPC service stations in a sale scheduled to occur in early May 
2011. Puma has agreed to perform certain cleanup actions at the former 
CPR facility in the proposed CERCLA Agreement. In addition, with regard 
to the service stations, Puma has agreed in the proposed RCRA UST 
Agreement to assume responsibilities for the UST systems and required 
cleanup work and to make certain improvements at the service stations 
that are not required by law. The proposed CERCLA Agreement includes a 
covenant by the United States not to sue Puma pursuant to Sections 106 
and 107(a) of CERCLA for existing contamination at the former CPR 
facility. The proposed RCRA UST Agreement includes a covenant by the 
United States not to sue Puma pursuant to Section 9006 of RCRA, 42 
U.S.C. 6991e, for violations of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 
Underground Storage Tank Control Regulations, Puerto Rico 
Administrative Regulation Number 4362, that exist at the one hundred 
and forty-seven (147) service stations as of the date of Puma's 
acquisition or that arise within ninety days of the date of acquisition 
by Puma. The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is also providing Puma with a 
covenant not to sue in the proposed RCRA UST Agreement. The covenants 
in both Agreements are subject to specified conditions. For seven (7) 
days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will 
receive written comments relating to the two proposed Agreements. The 
Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw 
its consent to either or both of the Agreements if comments received 
disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the Agreements are 
inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. Because of strict deadlines in 
the bankruptcy proceeding involving the corporations which presently 
own the CPR facility and own or have lease rights at the service 
stations, the deadline for receipt of public comments cannot be 
extended.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 9, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The proposed Agreements can be viewed online at http://
www.epa.gov/region2/agreements--with--

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prospective--purchaser--puma--energy--caribe.html. They are also 
available for public inspection at the U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency Caribbean Office, Office of Regional Counsel, Centro Europa 
Building, 1492 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Mezzanine Level, Santurce, Puerto 
Rico 00907-4127, and at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 290 
Broadway, 18th Floor Records Center, New York, New York 10007-1866. A 
copy of the proposed CERCLA Agreement may be obtained from Beverly 
Kolenberg, Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007-1866, (212) 637-3167, 
and the RCRA UST Agreement may be obtained from Rudolph Perez, 
Assistant Regional Counsel, at the same address, (212) 637-3220. 
Comments concerning the CERCLA Agreement should reference the CERCLA 
Agreement, EPA Docket No. CERCLA-02-2011-2003, and should be sent by e-
mail to kolenberg.beverly@epa.gov or by overnight mail to Beverly 
Kolenberg, Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, 290 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10007-1866. 
Comments concerning the RCRA UST Agreement should reference the RCRA 
UST Agreement, Index Number RCRA-02-2011-7504, and should be sent by 
2MY3.e-mail to perez.rudolph@epa.gov or by overnight mail addressed to 
Rudolph Perez, Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, 290 Broadway, 16th Floor, New York, New York 10007-
1866.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Kolenberg, Assistant Regional 
Counsel at the address, e-mail or telephone number stated above.

    Dated: April 21, 2011.
George Pavlou,
Acting Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 
Region 2.
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