Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act, 41083 [2013-16356]

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[FR Doc. 2013–16411 Filed 7–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–40–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act On July 2, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree (‘‘Consent Decree’’) with the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas in the lawsuit entitled United States et al. v. Arkansas Egg Company, Inc., Civil Action No. 5:13–cv–05127–JLH. In this action the United States, acting on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and joined by the State of Arkansas, acting on behalf of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, filed a complaint against Arkansas Egg VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:44 Jul 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of the Information: Application form. Application for Approval as a Provider of a Personal Financial Management Instructional Course. No form number. Executive Office for United States Trustees, Department of Justice. Primary: Individuals who wish to offer instructional courses to student debtors concerning personal financial management. Other: None. Congress passed a bankruptcy law that requires individuals who file for bankruptcy to complete an approved personal financial management instructional course as a condition of receiving a discharge. It is estimated that 275 respondents will complete the application; initial applicants will complete the application in approximately ten (10) hours, while renewal applicants will complete the application in approximately four (4) hours. It is estimated that approximately 1,368,450 debtors will complete a survey evaluating the effectiveness of an instructional course in approximately one (1) minute. The estimated total annual public burden associated with this application is 24,075.5 hours; the applicants’ burden is 1,268 hours and the debtors’ burden is 22,807.5 hours. Company, Inc., an owner and operator of a chicken egg facility in Summers, Arkansas, seeking civil penalties and injunctive relief for unpermitted discharges of pollutants into waters of the United States and the State, in violation of Section 301(a) of the Clean Water Act (CWA), 33 U.S.C. 1311(a), and the Arkansas Water and Air Pollution Control Act, Ark. Code Ann. section 8–4–101 et seq. The Consent Decree resolves the Complaint’s allegations and requires the Settling Defendant, Arkansas Egg Company, Inc., to pay a $10,000 civil penalty to the United States and the State of Arkansas, which is based on a limited ability to pay. Additionally, under the Consent Decree Arkansas Egg Company, Inc., will remove the contents of and permanently close two on-site lagoons; monitor groundwater during and after the lagoon closure process; and dispose of egg washwater under a state permit for an on-site septic and leach field system. 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. Arkansas Egg Company, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1– 09991. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. PO 00000 41083 Sfmt 9990 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, D.C. 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 $46.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. For a paper copy without the exhibits, the cost is $14.50. Maureen Katz, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–16356 Filed 7–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P E:\FR\FM\09JYN1.SGM 09JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On July 2, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree (``Consent Decree'') with the United States District 
Court for the Western District of Arkansas in the lawsuit entitled 
United States et al. v. Arkansas Egg Company, Inc., Civil Action No. 
5:13-cv-05127-JLH.
    In this action the United States, acting on behalf of the U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, and joined by the State of Arkansas, 
acting on behalf of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, 
filed a complaint against Arkansas Egg Company, Inc., an owner and 
operator of a chicken egg facility in Summers, Arkansas, seeking civil 
penalties and injunctive relief for unpermitted discharges of 
pollutants into waters of the United States and the State, in violation 
of Section 301(a) of the Clean Water Act (CWA), 33 U.S.C. 1311(a), and 
the Arkansas Water and Air Pollution Control Act, Ark. Code Ann. 
section 8-4-101 et seq. The Consent Decree resolves the Complaint's 
allegations and requires the Settling Defendant, Arkansas Egg Company, 
Inc., to pay a $10,000 civil penalty to the United States and the State 
of Arkansas, which is based on a limited ability to pay. Additionally, 
under the Consent Decree Arkansas Egg Company, Inc., will remove the 
contents of and permanently close two on-site lagoons; monitor 
groundwater during and after the lagoon closure process; and dispose of 
egg washwater under a state permit for an on-site septic and leach 
field system.
    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. Arkansas Egg Company, Inc., D.J. Ref. 
No. 90-5-1-1-09991. 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, D.C. 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 $46.25 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. For a paper 
copy without the exhibits, the cost is $14.50.

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-16356 Filed 7-8-13; 8:45 am]
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