Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit, 40140-40141 [2013-16070]

Download as PDF 40140 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 128 / Wednesday, July 3, 2013 / Notices trade and believes what little there may be of these old products should no longer be put to use. Accordingly, the cancellation order issued in this notice includes the following existing stocks provisions: The cancellation order issued in this notice includes the following existing stocks provisions. The distribution, sale or use of existing stocks will not be lawful under FIFRA with the date of this cancellation order except for the purpose of returns and relabeling, shipping such stocks for export consistent with the requirements of section 17 of FIFRA, or for proper disposal. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests. Dated: June 10, 2013. Richard P. Keigwin, Jr., Director, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2013–15865 Filed 7–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL 9830–3] Proposed CERCLA Administrative Settlement Agreement and Order on Consent for the Mercury Refining Superfund Site, Towns of Guilderland and Colonie, Albany County, New York Comments must be submitted on or before August 2, 2013. DATES: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; request for public comment AGENCY: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Jul 02, 2013 Jkt 229001 The proposed settlement is available for public inspection at EPA Region 2 offices at 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007–1866. Comments should be sent to the individual identified below and should reference the Mercury Refining Superfund Site, Index No. CERCLA–02–2013–2012. To request a copy of the proposed settlement agreement, please contact the individual identified below. ADDRESSES: In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’), Region 2, of a proposed de minimis administrative settlement agreement and order on consent pursuant to Section 122(g)(4)of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(g)(4). The settlement agreement includes settlement of penalties under Section 104(e)(5) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9604(e)(5) under the authority of the Attorney General of the United States to compromise and settle claims of the United States. The settlement is between EPA and Titan Wheel Corporation of Illinois (hereafter ‘‘Titan’’) pertaining to the Mercury Refining Superfund Site (‘‘Site’’) located in the Towns of Guilderland and Colonie, Albany County, New York. The SUMMARY: settlement requires Titan to pay $23,000 to the EPA Hazardous Substance Superfund. The settlement amount covers Titan’s fair share of cleanup costs incurred and anticipated to be incurred in the future, plus a ‘‘premium’’ that accounts for, among other things, uncertainties associated with the costs of that future work at the Site plus a penalty for Titan’s failure to comply with an information request letter sent pursuant to Section 104(e) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9604(e). The settlement includes a covenant not to sue pursuant to Sections 106, 107 and 104(e)(5) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606, 9607, and 9604(e)(5) relating to the Site, subject to limited reservations, and protection from contribution actions or claims as provided by Sections 113(f)(2) and 122(g)(5) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9613(f)(2) and 9622(g)(5). For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, EPA will receive written comments relating to the settlement. EPA will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations that indicate that the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. EPA’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at EPA Region II, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007–1866. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon E. Kivowitz, Assistant Regional Counsel, New York/Caribbean Superfund Branch, Office of Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 17th Floor, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007–1866. Telephone: 212–637–3183. Email: kivowitz.sharon@epa.gov. Dated: June 6, 2013. Nicoletta DiForte, Acting Director, Emergency and Remedial Response Division, EPA, Region 2. [FR Doc. 2013–16071 Filed 7–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL 9830–6] Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of Proposed Consent Decree; Request for Public Comment. AGENCY: In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (‘‘CAA’’ or the ‘‘Act’’), notice is hereby given of a proposed consent decree to address a lawsuit filed by Sierra Club in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia: Sierra Club v. Perciasepe, No. 1:12–cv–01917 (D.D.C). On November 28, 2012, Sierra Club filed a complaint alleging that EPA failed to take action on state implementation plan (‘‘SIP’’) submissions from the States of Wyoming and Connecticut by the statutory deadlines established by the Act. The proposed consent decree establishes deadlines for EPA to take action on the SIP submissions. DATES: Written comments on the proposed consent decree must be received by August 2, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number EPA– HQ–OGC–2013–0500, online at www.regulations.gov (EPA’s preferred method); by email to oei.docket@epa.gov; by mail to EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; or by hand delivery or courier to EPA Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. Comments on a disk or CD– ROM should be formatted in Word or ASCII file, avoiding the use of special characters and any form of encryption, and may be mailed to the mailing address above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew C. Marks, Air and Radiation Law Office (2344A), Office of General Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone: (202) 564–3276; fax number (202) 564–5603; email address: marks.matthew@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Additional Information About the Proposed Consent Decree The proposed consent decree would resolve a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club seeking to compel the Administrator to E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 128 / Wednesday, July 3, 2013 / Notices take final action under section 110(k) of the CAA, 42 U.S.C. 7410(k), on a SIP submittal for the State of Wyoming regarding the infrastructure SIP requirements of the CAA with respect to the 1997 fine particulate matter National Ambient Air Quality Standard (‘‘NAAQS’’). In addition, the proposed consent decree would require the Agency to take final action on a SIP submittal for the State of Connecticut regarding the attainment demonstration requirements of the nonattainment SIP for the Greater Connecticut 1997 ozone NAAQS nonattainment area. The proposed consent decree provides that no later than October 15, 2013, EPA shall sign a notice of the Agency’s final rulemaking taking action on the Wyoming SIP submittal. The proposed consent decree also provides that no later than December 16, 2013, EPA shall sign a notice of the Agency’s final rulemaking taking action on the Connecticut SIP submittal. Within 15 business days following signature of each final rule described in the proposed consent decree, EPA is also required to send the signed notice to the Office of the Federal Register for review and publication in the Federal Register. After EPA fulfills all of its obligations under the consent decree, the proposed consent decree provides that this case shall be dismissed with prejudice. For a period of thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will accept written comments relating to the proposed consent decree from persons who were not named as parties or intervenors to the litigation in question. EPA or the Department of Justice may withdraw or withhold consent to the proposed consent decree if the comments disclose facts or considerations that indicate that such consent is inappropriate, improper, inadequate, or inconsistent with the requirements of the Act. Unless EPA or the Department of Justice determines that consent to this consent decree should be withdrawn, the terms of the decree will be affirmed. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. Additional Information About Commenting on the Proposed Consent Decree A. how can I get a copy of the consent decree? The official public docket for this action (identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OGC–2013–0500) contains a copy of the proposed consent decree. The official public docket is available for public viewing at the Office of Environmental Information (OEI) Docket in the EPA Docket Center, EPA West, VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:32 Jul 02, 2013 Jkt 229001 Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The EPA Docket Center Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OEI Docket is (202) 566–1752. An electronic version of the public docket is available through www.regulations.gov. You may use www.regulations.gov to submit or view public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the official public docket, and to access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Once in the system, key in the appropriate docket identification number then select ‘‘search’’. It is important to note that EPA’s policy is that public comments, whether submitted electronically or in paper, will be made available for public viewing online at www.regulations.gov without change, unless the comment contains copyrighted material, CBI, or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Information claimed as CBI and other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute is not included in the official public docket or in the electronic public docket. EPA’s policy is that copyrighted material, including copyrighted material contained in a public comment, will not be placed in EPA’s electronic public docket but will be available only in printed, paper form in the official public docket. Although not all docket materials may be available electronically, you may still access any of the publicly available docket materials through the EPA Docket Center. B. How and to whom do I submit comments? You may submit comments as provided in the ADDRESSES section. Please ensure that your comments are submitted within the specified comment period. Comments received after the close of the comment period will be marked ‘‘late.’’ EPA is not required to consider these late comments. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name, mailing address, and an email address or other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD ROM you submit. This ensures that you can be identified as the submitter of the comment and allows EPA to contact you in case EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties or needs further information on the substance of your comment. 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If you send an email comment directly to the Docket without going through www.regulations.gov, your email address is automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the official public docket, and made available in EPA’s electronic public docket. Dated: June 26, 2013. Lorie J. Schmidt, Associate General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2013–16070 Filed 7–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION Farm Credit Administration Board; Sunshine Act; Regular Meeting AGENCY: Farm Credit Administration. Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Government in the Sunshine Act, of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board (Board). SUMMARY: The regular meeting of the Board will be held at the offices of the Farm Credit Administration in McLean, Virginia, on July 11, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. until such time as the Board concludes its business. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dale L. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 128 (Wednesday, July 3, 2013)]
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[Pages 40140-40141]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-16070]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of Proposed Consent Decree; Request for Public Comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as 
amended (``CAA'' or the ``Act''), notice is hereby given of a proposed 
consent decree to address a lawsuit filed by Sierra Club in the United 
States District Court for the District of Columbia: Sierra Club v. 
Perciasepe, No. 1:12-cv-01917 (D.D.C). On November 28, 2012, Sierra 
Club filed a complaint alleging that EPA failed to take action on state 
implementation plan (``SIP'') submissions from the States of Wyoming 
and Connecticut by the statutory deadlines established by the Act. The 
proposed consent decree establishes deadlines for EPA to take action on 
the SIP submissions.

DATES: Written comments on the proposed consent decree must be received 
by August 2, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number EPA-HQ-
OGC-2013-0500, online at www.regulations.gov (EPA's preferred method); 
by email to oei.docket@epa.gov; by mail to EPA Docket Center, 
Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; or by hand delivery or courier to 
EPA Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 
excluding legal holidays. Comments on a disk or CD-ROM should be 
formatted in Word or ASCII file, avoiding the use of special characters 
and any form of encryption, and may be mailed to the mailing address 
above.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew C. Marks, Air and Radiation 
Law Office (2344A), Office of General Counsel, U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; 
telephone: (202) 564-3276; fax number (202) 564-5603; email address: 
marks.matthew@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Additional Information About the Proposed Consent Decree

    The proposed consent decree would resolve a lawsuit filed by the 
Sierra Club seeking to compel the Administrator to

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take final action under section 110(k) of the CAA, 42 U.S.C. 7410(k), 
on a SIP submittal for the State of Wyoming regarding the 
infrastructure SIP requirements of the CAA with respect to the 1997 
fine particulate matter National Ambient Air Quality Standard 
(``NAAQS''). In addition, the proposed consent decree would require the 
Agency to take final action on a SIP submittal for the State of 
Connecticut regarding the attainment demonstration requirements of the 
nonattainment SIP for the Greater Connecticut 1997 ozone NAAQS 
nonattainment area.
    The proposed consent decree provides that no later than October 15, 
2013, EPA shall sign a notice of the Agency's final rulemaking taking 
action on the Wyoming SIP submittal. The proposed consent decree also 
provides that no later than December 16, 2013, EPA shall sign a notice 
of the Agency's final rulemaking taking action on the Connecticut SIP 
submittal.
    Within 15 business days following signature of each final rule 
described in the proposed consent decree, EPA is also required to send 
the signed notice to the Office of the Federal Register for review and 
publication in the Federal Register. After EPA fulfills all of its 
obligations under the consent decree, the proposed consent decree 
provides that this case shall be dismissed with prejudice.
    For a period of thirty (30) days following the date of publication 
of this notice, the Agency will accept written comments relating to the 
proposed consent decree from persons who were not named as parties or 
intervenors to the litigation in question. EPA or the Department of 
Justice may withdraw or withhold consent to the proposed consent decree 
if the comments disclose facts or considerations that indicate that 
such consent is inappropriate, improper, inadequate, or inconsistent 
with the requirements of the Act. Unless EPA or the Department of 
Justice determines that consent to this consent decree should be 
withdrawn, the terms of the decree will be affirmed.

II. Additional Information About Commenting on the Proposed Consent 
Decree

A. how can I get a copy of the consent decree?

    The official public docket for this action (identified by Docket ID 
No. EPA-HQ-OGC-2013-0500) contains a copy of the proposed consent 
decree. The official public docket is available for public viewing at 
the Office of Environmental Information (OEI) Docket in the EPA Docket 
Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, 
DC. The EPA Docket Center Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 
4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The 
telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the 
telephone number for the OEI Docket is (202) 566-1752.
    An electronic version of the public docket is available through 
www.regulations.gov. You may use www.regulations.gov to submit or view 
public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the 
official public docket, and to access those documents in the public 
docket that are available electronically. Once in the system, key in 
the appropriate docket identification number then select ``search''.
    It is important to note that EPA's policy is that public comments, 
whether submitted electronically or in paper, will be made available 
for public viewing online at www.regulations.gov without change, unless 
the comment contains copyrighted material, CBI, or other information 
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Information claimed as CBI 
and other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute is not 
included in the official public docket or in the electronic public 
docket. EPA's policy is that copyrighted material, including 
copyrighted material contained in a public comment, will not be placed 
in EPA's electronic public docket but will be available only in 
printed, paper form in the official public docket. Although not all 
docket materials may be available electronically, you may still access 
any of the publicly available docket materials through the EPA Docket 
Center.

B. How and to whom do I submit comments?

    You may submit comments as provided in the ADDRESSES section. 
Please ensure that your comments are submitted within the specified 
comment period. Comments received after the close of the comment period 
will be marked ``late.'' EPA is not required to consider these late 
comments.
    If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you 
include your name, mailing address, and an email address or other 
contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD 
ROM you submit. This ensures that you can be identified as the 
submitter of the comment and allows EPA to contact you in case EPA 
cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties or needs further 
information on the substance of your comment. Any identifying or 
contact information provided in the body of a comment will be included 
as part of the comment that is placed in the official public docket, 
and made available in EPA's electronic public docket. If EPA cannot 
read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you 
for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment.
    Use of the www.regulations.gov Web site to submit comments to EPA 
electronically is EPA's preferred method for receiving comments. The 
electronic public docket system is an ``anonymous access'' system, 
which means EPA will not know your identity, email address, or other 
contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. 
In contrast to EPA's electronic public docket, EPA's electronic mail 
(email) system is not an ``anonymous access'' system. If you send an 
email comment directly to the Docket without going through 
www.regulations.gov, your email address is automatically captured and 
included as part of the comment that is placed in the official public 
docket, and made available in EPA's electronic public docket.

    Dated: June 26, 2013.
Lorie J. Schmidt,
Associate General Counsel.
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