Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Clean Air Act, 52971 [2013-20776]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2013 / Notices alternative issue a limited exclusion order, and cease and desist orders. Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments, not to exceed five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments, on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or section 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the requested remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the requested remedial orders; (iii) Identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) Indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) Explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United States consumers. Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above and submit 8 true paper copies to the Office of the Secretary by noon the next day pursuant to section 210.4(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 2974’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, Electronic VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:54 Aug 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 Filing Procedures 4). Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS 5. This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of sections 201.10 and 210.8(c) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). Issued: August 22, 2013. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–20866 Filed 8–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 52971 be required to pay a civil penalty to the United States in the amount of $1,625,000. The Defendant will be required to pay a civil penalty to the Commonwealth in the amount of $25,000. In addition, the Defendant will be required to perform two supplemental environmental projects (‘‘SEPs’’) for the benefit of the Commonwealth at the Defendant’s steel facilities which are also situated in Ashland, Kentucky. The purpose of the SEPs is to reduce the emission of particulates. The estimated cost of performing the SEPs is $2 million. Since the coke facilities are no longer in operation, the Defendant is not required, under this Consent Decree, to take any action to bring the coke facilities into compliance with the Clean Air Act. 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 and Commonwealth of Kentucky v. AK Steel Corporation, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–09449. 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: Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Clean Air Act To submit comments: Send them to: On August 21, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree (‘‘Decree’’) in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Ashland Division in the lawsuit entitled United States of America and the Commonwealth of Kentucky v. AK Steel Corporation (‘‘Defendant’’), Civil Action No. 03–CV– 00122–HRW. This Decree represents a settlement of claims against the Defendant for violations of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq., implementing regulations, the Defendant’s title V permit, and the Kentucky State Implementation Plan (‘‘SIP’’). The alleged violations occurred at the Defendant’s coke production facilities located at 400 East Winchester Avenue in Ashland, Kentucky. The Defendant ceased operations at the coke facilities on June 21, 2011. Under this settlement between the United States and the Commonwealth and the Defendant, the Defendant will By e-mail ................... pubcommentees.enrd@ usdoj.gov Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044– 7611. 4 Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_notices/ rules/handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf 5 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): http://edis.usitc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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 $8.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–20776 Filed 8–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 27, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Clean Air Act

    On August 21, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree (``Decree'') in the United States District Court for the 
Eastern District of Kentucky, Ashland Division in the lawsuit entitled 
United States of America and the Commonwealth of Kentucky v. AK Steel 
Corporation (``Defendant''), Civil Action No. 03-CV-00122-HRW.
    This Decree represents a settlement of claims against the Defendant 
for violations of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq., 
implementing regulations, the Defendant's title V permit, and the 
Kentucky State Implementation Plan (``SIP''). The alleged violations 
occurred at the Defendant's coke production facilities located at 400 
East Winchester Avenue in Ashland, Kentucky. The Defendant ceased 
operations at the coke facilities on June 21, 2011.
    Under this settlement between the United States and the 
Commonwealth and the Defendant, the Defendant will be required to pay a 
civil penalty to the United States in the amount of $1,625,000. The 
Defendant will be required to pay a civil penalty to the Commonwealth 
in the amount of $25,000. In addition, the Defendant will be required 
to perform two supplemental environmental projects (``SEPs'') for the 
benefit of the Commonwealth at the Defendant's steel facilities which 
are also situated in Ashland, Kentucky. The purpose of the SEPs is to 
reduce the emission of particulates. The estimated cost of performing 
the SEPs is $2 million. Since the coke facilities are no longer in 
operation, the Defendant is not required, under this Consent Decree, to 
take any action to bring the coke facilities into compliance with the 
Clean Air Act.
    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 and Commonwealth of Kentucky v. AK Steel 
Corporation, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-09449. 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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    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 $8.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Henry S. Friedman,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-20776 Filed 8-26-13; 8:45 am]
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