Proposed CERCLA Administrative Settlement Agreement and Order on Consent for the Mercury Refining Superfund Site, Towns of Guilderland and Colonie, Albany County, New York, 40140 [2013-16071]

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[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. 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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

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; request for public comment

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SUMMARY: 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 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.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 2, 2013.

ADDRESSES: 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.

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.
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