Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act, 70576 [2013-28315]

Download as PDF 70576 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act On November 19, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette Division, in the lawsuit entitled United States, et al. v. CABOT Corporation, Case No. 6:13-cv03095. The proposed Consent Decree resolves the United States’ and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s (‘‘LDEQ’’) claims that Cabot violated the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (‘‘PSD’’) provisions of the Clean Air Act (‘‘CAA’’), 42 U.S.C. 7470– 7492, as well as the federally approved PSD regulations of the States of Louisiana and Texas, at these facilities, resulting in excess emissions of nitrogen oxide (‘‘NOX’’), sulfur dioxide (‘‘SO2’’), and particulate matter (‘‘PM’’). Under the proposed Consent Decree, Cabot has agreed to implement $84 million in injunctive relief, to perform environmental mitigation projects valued at $450,000 and to pay a $975,000 civil penalty to resolve the governments’ claims. 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 of America v. CABOT Corporation, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1– 10355. 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: By email ......... emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES By mail ........... Send them to: pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, D.C. 20044– 7611. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:04 Nov 25, 2013 Jkt 232001 Library, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $22.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Thomas P. Carroll, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–28315 Filed 11–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives [OMB Number 1140–0056] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Special Agent Medical Pre-placement ACTION: 30-Day notice. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 78, Number 190, page 60317 on October 1, 2013, allowing for a 60 day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until December 26, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments concerning this information collection should be sent to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: DOJ Desk Officer. The best way to ensure your comments are received is to email them to oira_ submission@omb.eop.gov or fax them to 202–395–7285. All comments should reference the eight digit OMB number or the title of the collection. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Summary of Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Special Agent Medical Pre-placement. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: ATF F 2300.10. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Other: none. Need for Collection The form is used by a special agent who is applying for a position that has specific medical standards. The information collected is used to determine medical suitability to qualify for a position that has specific medical standards and physical requirements. The information will be used to make a recommendation on either hiring or not hiring an applicant. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 240 respondents will complete the form within 45 minutes. (6) An estimate of the total burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 180 annual total burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W– 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On November 19, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Western 
District of Louisiana, Lafayette Division, in the lawsuit entitled 
United States, et al. v. CABOT Corporation, Case No. 6:13-cv-03095.
    The proposed Consent Decree resolves the United States' and the 
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's (``LDEQ'') claims that 
Cabot violated the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (``PSD'') 
provisions of the Clean Air Act (``CAA''), 42 U.S.C. 7470-7492, as well 
as the federally approved PSD regulations of the States of Louisiana 
and Texas, at these facilities, resulting in excess emissions of 
nitrogen oxide (``NOX''), sulfur dioxide 
(``SO2''), and particulate matter (``PM''). Under the 
proposed Consent Decree, Cabot has agreed to implement $84 million in 
injunctive relief, to perform environmental mitigation projects valued 
at $450,000 and to pay a $975,000 civil penalty to resolve the 
governments' claims.
    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 of America v. CABOT Corporation, D.J. 
Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-10355. 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 $22.50 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Thomas P. Carroll,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-28315 Filed 11-25-13; 8:45 am]
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