Notice of Lodging of Proposed First Amended Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 27258-27259 [2013-10989]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 27258 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 90 / Thursday, May 9, 2013 / Notices 14. Big Horn Canal ID, Boysen Unit, P–SMBP, Wyoming: Intent to enter into a long-term water service contract. 15. Hanover ID, Boysen Unit, P– SMBP, Wyoming: Intent to enter into a long-term water service contract with the District. 19. Green Mountain Reservoir, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Consideration of a request for a long-term contract for municipalrecreational purposes. 20. Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, Colorado BigThompson Project, Colorado: Supplement to contract No. 9–07–70– W0020 to allow Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District to contract for delivery of 5,412.5 acre-feet of water annually out of Lake Granby to the 15Mile Reach. 24. Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, Colorado Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Amend or supplement the 1938 repayment contract to include the transfer of operation, maintenance, and replacement for Carter Lake Dam Additional Outlet Works and Flatiron Power Plant Bypass facilities. 30. Purgatoire Water Conservancy District, Trinidad Project, Colorado: Consideration of an amendatory contract. Discontinued contract actions: 25. Miscellaneous water users in North Dakota and South Dakota: Intent to develop short- or long-term water service contracts for minor amounts of water to serve domestic needs at Reclamation reservoirs. 27. Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, FryingpanArkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of amendatory contract to address a change in timing of their repayment obligation. 31. 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[FR Doc. 2013–11074 Filed 5–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act On April 23, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Beef Products Inc., Civil Action No. 6:13–cv–02031 [Dkt. #2]. In this action the United States seeks civil penalties against Beef Products, Inc. (‘‘BPI’’) in connection with BPI’s system of storing and using anhydrous ammonia at its meat processing facility in Waterloo, Iowa (the ‘‘Waterloo Facility’’), in violation of Section 112(r)(7) of the Clean Air Act (‘‘CAA’’), 42 U.S.C. 7412(r)(7), and at BPI’s meat processing facility in South Sioux City, Nebraska (‘‘South Sioux City Facility’’), in violation of Section 103(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9603(a). The proposed consent decree requires BPI to retain an independent third party expert to conduct extensive compliance audits at its South Sioux City Facility, as well as its Waterloo Facility and its meat processing facility in Holcomb, Kansas, if they reopen. BPI will also pay a civil penalty of $450,000 to the United States. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. Beef Products, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–10504. 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 proposed Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy of the proposed 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 $9.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Robert E. Maher, Jr., Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–11014 Filed 5–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed First Amended Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act On May 3, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed First Amended Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Central District of California in the lawsuit entitled United States and the State of California v. Texaco Inc., Civil Action No. CV–93–2990–JSL (SHx), with respect to the Pacific Coast Pipeline Superfund Site in Fillmore, California (the ‘‘Site’’). On May 3, 2013, the United States, the State of California, and Defendant filed a joint stipulation to amend the Consent Decree that was entered by the Court on August 11, 1993. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) determined that the groundwater remedy set forth in EPA’s Record of Decision (‘‘ROD’’) issued on March 31, 1992, was not successful in achieving the goal of reducing groundwater contaminant levels below drinking water standards and did not address shallow soil contamination at the Site. On September 29, 2011, EPA issued an Amendment to the ROD to address soil and groundwater contamination at the Site. The proposed First Amended Consent Decree amends the Consent Decree to include work required to implement the remedy as set forth in EPA’s Statement of Work for Remedial Design and Remedial Action (RD/RA) for Soil and Groundwater, which is attached as Appendix F to the First Amended Consent Decree. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the First Amended Consent Decree. Comments E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 90 / Thursday, May 9, 2013 / Notices should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States and the State of California v. Texaco Inc., D.J. Ref. 90– 11–2–840. 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 e-mail pubcommentees.enrd@usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ..... Under section 7003(d) of RCRA, a commenter may request an opportunity for a public meeting in the affected area. During the public comment period, the First Amended Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Department of Justice Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy of the First Amended 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 $18.00 (without appendices) or $69.00 (with appendices) (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Henry Friedman, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–10989 Filed 5–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Information Collection; Request for Public Comments Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) invites the general public and Federal agencies to comment on a revision of an approved information form (SF–SAC) that is used to report audit results, audit SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 May 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 findings, and questioned costs as required by the Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996 (31 U.S.C. 7501, et seq.) and OMB Circular A–133, ‘‘Audits of States, Local Governments, and NonProfit Organizations.’’ The proposed changes are to revise some existing data elements in the form and add other data elements that would make easier for the Federal agencies to identify the types of audit findings reported in the audits performed under the Single Audit Act. The current Form SF–SAC was designed for audit periods ending in 2011and 2012. The proposed revised Form SF–SAC will replace the current form for audit periods ending 2013, 2014 and 2015. The detail proposed changes along with the proposed format are described on OMB Web site at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/ omb/grants_forms/ DATES: Submit comments on or before July 8, 2013. Late comments will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Due to potential delays in OMB’s receipt and processing of mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service, we encourage respondents to submit comments electronically to ensure timely receipt. We cannot guarantee that mailed comments will be received before the comment closing date. Electronic mail comments may be submitted to: Gilbert Tran at hai_m._tran@omb.eop.gov. Please include ‘‘Form SF–SAC 2013 Comments’’ in the subject line and the full body of your comments in the text of the electronic message, not as an attachment. Please include your name, title, organization, postal address, telephone number and email address in the text of the message. Comments may also be submitted via facsimile to 202– 395–3952. Comments may be mailed to Gilbert Tran, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget, Room 6025, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. All responses will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also be a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gilbert Tran, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget, (202) 395–3052. The proposed revisions to the Information Collection Form, Form SF–SAC can be obtained by contacting the Office of Federal Financial Management as indicated above or by download from the OMB Grants Management home page on the Internet at http://www.whitehouse.gov/ omb/grants_forms/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27259 OMB Control No.: 0348–0057. Title: Data Collection Form. Form No.: SF–SAC. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection Respondents: States, local governments, non-profit organizations (Non-Federal entities) and their auditors. Estimated Number of Respondents: 76,000 (38,000 from auditors and 38,000 from auditees). The respondents’ information is collected by the Federal Audit Clearinghouse (maintained by the U.S. Bureau of the Census). Estimated Time per Respondent: 59 hours for each of 400 large respondents and 17 hours for each of 75,600 small respondents for estimated annual burden hours of 1,308,800. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Frequency of Response: Annually. Needs and Uses: Reports from auditors to auditees and reports from auditees to the Federal government are used by non-Federal entities, passthrough entities and Federal agencies to ensure that Federal awards are expended in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The Federal Audit Clearinghouse (FAC) (maintained by the U.S. Bureau of the Census) uses the information on the SF–SAC to ensure proper distribution of audit reports to Federal agencies and identify nonFederal entities who have not filed the required reports. The FAC also uses the information on the SF–SAC to create a government-wide database, which contains information on audit results. This database is publicly accessible on the Internet at http:// harvester.census.gov/fac/. It is used by Federal agencies, pass-through entities, non-Federal entities, auditors, the Government Accountability Office, OMB and the general public for management of and information about Federal awards and the results of audits. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the collection of the information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who respond, including through the use of E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 90 (Thursday, May 9, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27258-27259]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-10989]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed First Amended Consent Decree Under 
the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability 
Act

    On May 3, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed First 
Amended Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the 
Central District of California in the lawsuit entitled United States 
and the State of California v. Texaco Inc., Civil Action No. CV-93-
2990-JSL (SHx), with respect to the Pacific Coast Pipeline Superfund 
Site in Fillmore, California (the ``Site'').
    On May 3, 2013, the United States, the State of California, and 
Defendant filed a joint stipulation to amend the Consent Decree that 
was entered by the Court on August 11, 1993. The U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency (``EPA'') determined that the groundwater remedy set 
forth in EPA's Record of Decision (``ROD'') issued on March 31, 1992, 
was not successful in achieving the goal of reducing groundwater 
contaminant levels below drinking water standards and did not address 
shallow soil contamination at the Site. On September 29, 2011, EPA 
issued an Amendment to the ROD to address soil and groundwater 
contamination at the Site. The proposed First Amended Consent Decree 
amends the Consent Decree to include work required to implement the 
remedy as set forth in EPA's Statement of Work for Remedial Design and 
Remedial Action (RD/RA) for Soil and Groundwater, which is attached as 
Appendix F to the First Amended Consent Decree.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the First Amended Consent Decree. Comments

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should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States and the 
State of California v. Texaco Inc., D.J. Ref. 90-11-2-840. 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 e-mail.........................  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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    Under section 7003(d) of RCRA, a commenter may request an 
opportunity for a public meeting in the affected area.
    During the public comment period, the First Amended Consent Decree 
may be examined and downloaded at this Department of Justice Web site: 
http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a 
paper copy of the First Amended 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 $18.00 (without 
appendices) or $69.00 (with appendices) (25 cents per page reproduction 
cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Henry Friedman,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-10989 Filed 5-8-13; 8:45 am]
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