Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decrees Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 17941 [2013-06741]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 57 / Monday, March 25, 2013 / Notices Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments, not to exceed five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments, on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or section 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the requested remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the requested remedial orders; (iii) Identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) Indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) Explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United States consumers. Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above and submit 8 true paper 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. 2945’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, Electronic VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Mar 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 Filing Procedures.4) 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.5 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)). Issued: March 20, 2013. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–06722 Filed 3–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decrees Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act Notice is hereby given that on March 19, 2013, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. SL Industries, Inc. and SL Surface Technologies, Inc., Civil Action No. 1:13-cv-01690–JBS–KMW, was lodged with the United States Court for the District of New Jersey. In this action brought pursuant to Sections 106, 107, and 113(g)(2) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, 42 U.S.C. 9606, 9607 and 9613(g)(2) (‘‘CERCLA’’), the United States seeks injunctive relief requiring SL Industries, Inc. and SL Surface Technologies, Inc. (‘‘Settling Defendants’’) to perform the remedy selected by the Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) in the Record of Decision for Operable Unit 2 (‘‘OU2’’) of the Puchack Well Field Superfund Site (‘‘Site’’) located in Pennsauken Township, Camden 4 Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_notices/ rules/handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf. 5 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): http://edis.usitc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 17941 County, New Jersey. The United States also seeks to recover costs incurred and to be incurred by the United States in response to releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances at or from the Site. The settlement, based on Settling Defendants’ limited ‘‘ability to pay,’’ requires Settling Defendants to undertake a Remedial Design/Remedial Action for OU2, which includes remediation of hexavalent chromium in soils at Settling Defendants’ facility. The settlement also requires Settling Defendants to reimburse EPA $10,704,583 in past response costs by making five equal payments, plus interest, over the course of approximately four years. The Consent Decree also requires Settling Defendants to reimburse EPA’s future oversight costs related to OU2. 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. SL Industries, Inc. and SL Surface Technologies, Inc.., D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3–09813. 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: By email By mail Send them to: pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. During the public comment period, the consent decrees may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://www.usdoj. gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide paper copies 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 $73.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Maureen Katz, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–06741 Filed 3–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 57 (Monday, March 25, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decrees Under the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

    Notice is hereby given that on March 19, 2013, a proposed Consent 
Decree in United States v. SL Industries, Inc. and SL Surface 
Technologies, Inc., Civil Action No. 1:13-cv-01690-JBS-KMW, was lodged 
with the United States Court for the District of New Jersey.
    In this action brought pursuant to Sections 106, 107, and 113(g)(2) 
of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and 
Liability Act of 1980, 42 U.S.C. 9606, 9607 and 9613(g)(2) 
(``CERCLA''), the United States seeks injunctive relief requiring SL 
Industries, Inc. and SL Surface Technologies, Inc. (``Settling 
Defendants'') to perform the remedy selected by the Environmental 
Protection Agency (``EPA'') in the Record of Decision for Operable Unit 
2 (``OU2'') of the Puchack Well Field Superfund Site (``Site'') located 
in Pennsauken Township, Camden County, New Jersey. The United States 
also seeks to recover costs incurred and to be incurred by the United 
States in response to releases or threatened releases of hazardous 
substances at or from the Site.
    The settlement, based on Settling Defendants' limited ``ability to 
pay,'' requires Settling Defendants to undertake a Remedial Design/
Remedial Action for OU2, which includes remediation of hexavalent 
chromium in soils at Settling Defendants' facility. The settlement also 
requires Settling Defendants to reimburse EPA $10,704,583 in past 
response costs by making five equal payments, plus interest, over the 
course of approximately four years. The Consent Decree also requires 
Settling Defendants to reimburse EPA's future oversight costs related 
to OU2.
    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. SL Industries, Inc. and SL Surface 
Technologies, Inc.., D.J. Ref. No. 90-11-3-09813. 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 decrees may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide paper copies 
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 $73.00 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-06741 Filed 3-22-13; 8:45 am]
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