Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act (CAA), 54484 [2013-21455]

Download as PDF 54484 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 171 / Wednesday, September 4, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE recreational) vehicles and nonroad engines, and to improve their recordkeeping practices. Additionally, under the Consent Decree Defendants have agreed to have a stipulated judgment entered against them for $3,550,000 in civil penalties, and to pay an additional $60,000 civil penalty within six months. The United States will receive 80 percent of the collected penalties, and California ARB will receive the remaining 20 percent. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States and the People of the State of California ex rel. California Air Resources Board v. MotorScience Enterprises, Inc., MotorScience, Inc. and Chi Zheng, C.A. No. 1:11–cv–08023 GHK, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–10209. 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 Under the Clean Air Act (CAA) To submit comments: Send them to: By email ... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. with a professional survey research firm to administer the survey. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that 3,600 respondents annually will complete the form in approximately 1 hour. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 3,600 total annual burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 1407– B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: August 29, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–21447 Filed 9–3–13; 8:45 am] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4410–AT–P Notice is hereby given that on August 29, 2013, a proposed consent decree (‘‘proposed Decree’’) in United States and the People of the State of California ex rel. California Air Resources Board v. MotorScience Enterprises, Inc., MotorScience, Inc. and Chi Zheng, C.A. No. 1:11–cv–08023 GHK was lodged with the United States District Court for the Central District of California. In this action brought by the United States under Sections 203(a) and 213(d) of the CAA, 40 U.S.C. 7522(a), 7547(d) and brought by the People of the State of California ex rel. California Air Resources Board (‘‘ARB’’) under the California Health and Safety Code section 43151, the Plaintiffs sought injunctive relief against the Defendants MotorScience Enterprises, Inc., MotorScience, Inc. and Chi Zheng, individually, for alleged violations arising from Defendants’ motor vehicle consulting business relating to the preparation and submission of applications for certificates of conformity from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and executive orders from ARB. The Consent Decree requires Defendants to undertake injunctive relief to improve the accuracy and reliability of the applications they prepare on behalf of manufacturers and importers of motor vehicles, particularly nonroad (or VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Sep 03, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 $14.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Maureen Katz, Assistant Chief Management, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–21455 Filed 9–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 On August 28, 2013 the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois in the lawsuit entitled United States v. The Sherwin-Williams Company, Civil Action No. 3:13cv03304. The United States filed this lawsuit under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). The complaint requests recovery of costs that the United States incurred and/or will incur in the future responding to releases of hazardous substances at the Eagle Zinc Superfund Site in Montgomery County, Illinois. The Sherwin-Williams Company agrees to pay $1,350,000 of the United States’ response costs. In return, the United States agrees not to sue the defendants under sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA or under section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). 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. The Sherwin-Williams Company, D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3–08502/ 2. 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 .. pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ..... Under section 7003(d) of RCRA, a commenter may request an opportunity for a public meeting in the affected area. 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. E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 171 (Wednesday, September 4, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act (CAA)

    Notice is hereby given that on August 29, 2013, a proposed consent 
decree (``proposed Decree'') in United States and the People of the 
State of California ex rel. California Air Resources Board v. 
MotorScience Enterprises, Inc., MotorScience, Inc. and Chi Zheng, C.A. 
No. 1:11-cv-08023 GHK was lodged with the United States District Court 
for the Central District of California.
    In this action brought by the United States under Sections 203(a) 
and 213(d) of the CAA, 40 U.S.C. 7522(a), 7547(d) and brought by the 
People of the State of California ex rel. California Air Resources 
Board (``ARB'') under the California Health and Safety Code section 
43151, the Plaintiffs sought injunctive relief against the Defendants 
MotorScience Enterprises, Inc., MotorScience, Inc. and Chi Zheng, 
individually, for alleged violations arising from Defendants' motor 
vehicle consulting business relating to the preparation and submission 
of applications for certificates of conformity from the United States 
Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and executive orders from 
ARB. The Consent Decree requires Defendants to undertake injunctive 
relief to improve the accuracy and reliability of the applications they 
prepare on behalf of manufacturers and importers of motor vehicles, 
particularly nonroad (or recreational) vehicles and nonroad engines, 
and to improve their recordkeeping practices. Additionally, under the 
Consent Decree Defendants have agreed to have a stipulated judgment 
entered against them for $3,550,000 in civil penalties, and to pay an 
additional $60,000 civil penalty within six months. The United States 
will receive 80 percent of the collected penalties, and California ARB 
will receive the remaining 20 percent.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Deputy 
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
and should refer to United States and the People of the State of 
California ex rel. California Air Resources Board v. MotorScience 
Enterprises, Inc., MotorScience, Inc. and Chi Zheng, C.A. No. 1:11-cv-
08023 GHK, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-10209. 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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By email..........................  pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov.
By mail...........................  Deputy 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 $14.00 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Chief Management, Environmental Enforcement Section, 
Environment and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-21455 Filed 9-3-13; 8:45 am]
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