Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act, 40769 [2013-16282]

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[FR Doc. 2013–16267 Filed 7–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DL–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act On July 1, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the District of Kansas in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Kansas Department of Transportation, Civil Action No. 13–cv–04069. The consent decree resolves the United States’ complaint for civil penalties and injunctive relief against the Kansas Department of Transportation (‘‘KDOT’’) relating to four separate road-building projects. The complaint alleged violations of Section 301(a) and 402 of the Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’), which prohibits the discharge of pollutants to waters of the United States unless authorized by an NPDES permit. Under the terms of the settlement, KDOT will pay a civil penalty of $477,500 to the United States. KDOT will also implement a variety of injunctive relief measures, which are above and beyond what is required by their NPDES construction storm water permit regarding personnel, training, PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 40769 maintenance, and contract specifications. 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. Kansas Department of Transportation, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1– 10420. 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 $15.25 (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. 2013–16282 Filed 7–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 130 (Monday, July 8, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On July 1, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Kansas in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Kansas Department of 
Transportation, Civil Action No. 13-cv-04069.
    The consent decree resolves the United States' complaint for civil 
penalties and injunctive relief against the Kansas Department of 
Transportation (``KDOT'') relating to four separate road-building 
projects. The complaint alleged violations of Section 301(a) and 402 of 
the Clean Water Act (``CWA''), which prohibits the discharge of 
pollutants to waters of the United States unless authorized by an NPDES 
permit. Under the terms of the settlement, KDOT will pay a civil 
penalty of $477,500 to the United States. KDOT will also implement a 
variety of injunctive relief measures, which are above and beyond what 
is required by their NPDES construction storm water permit regarding 
personnel, training, maintenance, and contract specifications.
    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. Kansas Department of Transportation, 
D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-10420. 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 $15.25 (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. 2013-16282 Filed 7-5-13; 8:45 am]
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