Re-Publication of Notice of Lodging of Proposed Third Amendment to Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act, 52972 [2013-20830]

Download as PDF 52972 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Re-Publication of Notice of Lodging of Proposed Third Amendment to Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act On July 23, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Third Amendment to the Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois in the lawsuit entitled United States et al v. Lafarge North America et al, Civil Action No. 3:10–cv–44. Notice of lodging of the Proposed Third Amendment to the Consent Decree was first published in the Federal Register on July 26, 2013 (78 FR 45,272). We are re-publishing this notice to correct a typographical error in the Internet Web site address where the proposed Third Amendment can be accessed electronically. Following public notice and opportunity for public comment, on March 18, 2010 the Court entered a Consent Decree resolving certain violations of the federal Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. by Lafarge North America, Lafarge Building Materials, and Lafarge Midwest (collectively, the ‘‘Lafarge Companies’’) alleged by Plaintiff United States and PlaintiffIntervenors the State of Alabama, the State of Illinois, the State of Iowa, the State of Kansas, the State of Michigan, the State of Missouri, the State of New York, the State of Ohio, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the Washington State Department of Ecology, the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, and the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (collectively, ‘‘State Plaintiffs’’). The Court amended the Consent Decree on April 28, 2011 and again on October 4, 2012. The United States, the State of New York, and the Lafarge Companies have agreed to further amend the Consent Decree to provide the Lafarge Companies with an extension of time of until July 1, 2016 to complete construction of a replacement kiln at the Ravena, New York cement plant in return for commitments by the Lafarge Companies set forth in the proposed Third Amendment to the Consent Decree. In general, those commitments by the Lafarge Companies are that beginning on January 1, 2013, the Lafarge Companies shall comply with stringent emission caps, specified herein, for sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides from the Ravena cement plant, VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:54 Aug 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 and further that the Lafarge Companies shall fund emission reduction projects in the community surrounding the plant. The publication of this notice continues a period for public comment on the proposed Third Amendment to the Consent Decree that began on July 26, 2013. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States et al v. Lafarge North America et al, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1– 08221. 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 e-mail ...... 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 proposed Third Amendment to 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 proposed 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 $5.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. For a paper copy without the exhibits and signature pages, the cost is $4.25. Maureen Katz, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–20830 Filed 8–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Report on Occupational Employment and Wages ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Bureau of Labor SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Statistics (BLS) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ‘‘Report on Occupational Employment and Wages,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. 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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Re-Publication of Notice of Lodging of Proposed Third Amendment 
to Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act

    On July 23, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Third 
Amendment to the Consent Decree with the United States District Court 
for the Southern District of Illinois in the lawsuit entitled United 
States et al v. Lafarge North America et al, Civil Action No. 3:10-cv-
44. Notice of lodging of the Proposed Third Amendment to the Consent 
Decree was first published in the Federal Register on July 26, 2013 (78 
FR 45,272). We are re-publishing this notice to correct a typographical 
error in the Internet Web site address where the proposed Third 
Amendment can be accessed electronically.
    Following public notice and opportunity for public comment, on 
March 18, 2010 the Court entered a Consent Decree resolving certain 
violations of the federal Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. by 
Lafarge North America, Lafarge Building Materials, and Lafarge Midwest 
(collectively, the ``Lafarge Companies'') alleged by Plaintiff United 
States and Plaintiff-Intervenors the State of Alabama, the State of 
Illinois, the State of Iowa, the State of Kansas, the State of 
Michigan, the State of Missouri, the State of New York, the State of 
Ohio, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental 
Protection, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental 
Control, the Washington State Department of Ecology, the Oklahoma 
Department of Environmental Quality, and the Puget Sound Clean Air 
Agency (collectively, ``State Plaintiffs''). The Court amended the 
Consent Decree on April 28, 2011 and again on October 4, 2012.
    The United States, the State of New York, and the Lafarge Companies 
have agreed to further amend the Consent Decree to provide the Lafarge 
Companies with an extension of time of until July 1, 2016 to complete 
construction of a replacement kiln at the Ravena, New York cement plant 
in return for commitments by the Lafarge Companies set forth in the 
proposed Third Amendment to the Consent Decree. In general, those 
commitments by the Lafarge Companies are that beginning on January 1, 
2013, the Lafarge Companies shall comply with stringent emission caps, 
specified herein, for sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides from the 
Ravena cement plant, and further that the Lafarge Companies shall fund 
emission reduction projects in the community surrounding the plant.
    The publication of this notice continues a period for public 
comment on the proposed Third Amendment to the Consent Decree that 
began on July 26, 2013. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and 
should refer to United States et al v. Lafarge North America et al, 
D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-08221. 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, D.C. 20044-7611.
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    During the public comment period, the proposed Third Amendment to 
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 proposed 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 $5.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. For a paper 
copy without the exhibits and signature pages, the cost is $4.25.

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-20830 Filed 8-26-13; 8:45 am]
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