Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act, 4168 [2013-01054]

Download as PDF 4168 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 13 / Friday, January 18, 2013 / Notices copies to the Office of the Secretary by noon the next day pursuant to section 210.4(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 2932’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, http:// www.usitc.gov/secretary/ fed_reg_notices/rules/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary (202–205– 2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS. This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of sections 201.10 and 210.8(c) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). By order of the Commission. Issued: January 14, 2013. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–00963 Filed 1–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act On January 3, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Oregon in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Granite Construction Company, No. 3:13–cv– 00012–ST. The proposed Consent Decree entered into by the United States and the company resolves the United States’ claims against Granite for civil penalties and injunctive relief pursuant to the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1319. Under the terms of the Consent Decree, Granite will pay the United States a civil penalty of $735,000, for excessive discharges of stormwater pollutants into tributaries of the Yaquina River. These discharges occurred during the VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:52 Jan 17, 2013 Jkt 229001 construction of the Highway 20 expansion project from Pioneer Mountain to Eddyville. In addition, Granite Construction has agreed to implement a new stormwater control training program for its Oregon-based supervisors to prevent future failures. The company will ensure that all of its on-site managers are trained in stormwater control and that a special stormwater pollution control manager is assigned to all of its Oregon construction sites. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. Granite Construction Company, DJ Ref. No. 90–5–1–10539. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By email ... pubcommentees.enrd@usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ..... During the public comment period, the consent decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy of the consent decree upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $8.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Robert E. Maher, Jr., Acting Deputy Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–01054 Filed 1–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act On January 10, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Decree with the United States District Court for the Central District of California in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Civil Action No. EDCV13– 00074–VAP(OPx). The United States filed this lawsuit on behalf of the Department of the Interior under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). The complaint requests recovery of costs that the United States incurred responding to releases of hazardous substances at the Pacific Gas & Electric Topock Gas Compressor Station Site, located approximately 15 miles southeast of Needles, California, in San Bernadino County. The complaint also seeks injunctive relief. Under the proposed Consent Decree the defendant PG&E agrees to pay the United States’ response costs incurred and to be incurred in connection with the response actions at the Site and to perform the groundwater remedial action that the Department of Interior selected for the site. In return, the United States agrees not to sue the defendant PG&E under sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Civil Action No. EDCV13– 00074–VAP (OPx) (USDC C.D. Cal.), D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3–07240/4. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By email ... pubcommentees.enrd@usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ..... During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy of the Consent Decree upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $63.25 (25 cents per page E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 13 (Friday, January 18, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean 
Water Act

    On January 3, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Oregon in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Granite Construction 
Company, No. 3:13-cv-00012-ST. The proposed Consent Decree entered into 
by the United States and the company resolves the United States' claims 
against Granite for civil penalties and injunctive relief pursuant to 
the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1319. Under the terms of the Consent 
Decree, Granite will pay the United States a civil penalty of $735,000, 
for excessive discharges of stormwater pollutants into tributaries of 
the Yaquina River. These discharges occurred during the construction of 
the Highway 20 expansion project from Pioneer Mountain to Eddyville. In 
addition, Granite Construction has agreed to implement a new stormwater 
control training program for its Oregon-based supervisors to prevent 
future failures. The company will ensure that all of its on-site 
managers are trained in stormwater control and that a special 
stormwater pollution control manager is assigned to all of its Oregon 
construction sites.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and 
should refer to United States v. Granite Construction Company, DJ Ref. 
No. 90-5-1-10539. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty 
(30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be 
submitted either by email or by mail:

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        To submit comments:                     Send them to:
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By email..........................  pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov.
By mail...........................  Assistant Attorney General, U.S.
                                     DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611,
                                     Washington, DC 20044-7611.
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    During the public comment period, the consent decree may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy 
of the consent decree upon written request and payment of reproduction 
costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, 
U.S. DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611.
    Please enclose a check or money order for $8.50 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Robert E. Maher, Jr.,
Acting Deputy Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, 
Environment and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-01054 Filed 1-17-13; 8:45 am]
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