Notice of Filing of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act and the United States Bankruptcy Code, 70961 [2013-28500]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 27, 2013 / Notices The consent decree resolves the claims of the United States and the State of Illinois under the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and relevant state law at facilities formerly owned by PolyOne Corporation (‘‘PolyOne’’) in Pedricktown, New Jersey and Henry, Illinois. Under the consent decree, PolyOne will pay a civil penalty of $280,000, of which $35,000 will be paid to the State of Illinois, and implement Supplemental Environmental Projects valued at $800,000. The decree also contains injunctive relief provisions relating to both facilities. These injunctive provisions are binding on Mexichem Specialty Resins Inc., which is the current owner of the facilities and a signatory to the Consent Decree. 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. PolyOne Corporation, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–08917. 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 email ....... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General; U.S. DOJ—ENRD; P.O. Box 7611; Washington, DC 20044–7611. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 $11.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost for the 45 page proposed Consent Decree) payable to the U.S. Treasury. If you would also like a copy of the attachments to the proposed Consent Decree, please so note and include an additional $7.25 (25 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Nov 26, 2013 Jkt 232001 70961 cents per page for the 29 pages of attachments). To submit comments: Send them to: Robert E. Maher, Jr., Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resource Division. By email ... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ..... [FR Doc. 2013–28463 Filed 11–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Filing of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act and the United States Bankruptcy Code On November 21, 2013, the Trustees for the bankruptcy estates of Port Arthur Chemical & Environmental Services, LLC (‘‘PACES’’) and CES Environmental Services, Inc. (‘‘CES’’) filed a proposed Settlement Agreement with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas in the matters entitled In re: CES Environmental Services, Inc., Case No. 10–36924–H4–7 and In re: Port Arthur Chemical & Environmental Services, LLC, Case No. 10–36978–H4–7. The United States is seeking recovery of response cost incurred as part of an emergency removal action conducted on a site owned by the PACES estate in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas at 2420 South Gulfway Drive under CERCLA Section 107(a) and Section 503 of the Bankruptcy Code. The United States’ incurred a total of approximately $1.875 million in response costs. The Settlement Agreement provides that the United States will recover $1.4 million on a sale of certain real property owned by the estate for $3.75. Should the property sell for more than $3.75 million, the United States will recover a proportion of sale proceeds above that amount until the United States recovers a total of $1.875 million. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Settlement Agreement. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to In re Port Arthur Chemical & Environmental Services, LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3–10667/1. 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: PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 During the public comment period, the Settlement Agreement may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_ Decrees.html. A paper copy of the Consent Decree will be provided 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 $17.25 (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. 2013–28500 Filed 11–26–13; 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; Notice to Employees of Coverage Options Under Fair Labor Standards Act Section 18B ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Notice to Employees of Coverage Options Under Fair Labor Standards Act Section 18B,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. DATES: Submit comments on or before December 27, 2013. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained free of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201307-1210-003 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 27, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Filing of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act 
and the United States Bankruptcy Code

    On November 21, 2013, the Trustees for the bankruptcy estates of 
Port Arthur Chemical & Environmental Services, LLC (``PACES'') and CES 
Environmental Services, Inc. (``CES'') filed a proposed Settlement 
Agreement with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern 
District of Texas in the matters entitled In re: CES Environmental 
Services, Inc., Case No. 10-36924-H4-7 and In re: Port Arthur Chemical 
& Environmental Services, LLC, Case No. 10-36978-H4-7.
    The United States is seeking recovery of response cost incurred as 
part of an emergency removal action conducted on a site owned by the 
PACES estate in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas at 2420 South 
Gulfway Drive under CERCLA Section 107(a) and Section 503 of the 
Bankruptcy Code. The United States' incurred a total of approximately 
$1.875 million in response costs. The Settlement Agreement provides 
that the United States will recover $1.4 million on a sale of certain 
real property owned by the estate for $3.75. Should the property sell 
for more than $3.75 million, the United States will recover a 
proportion of sale proceeds above that amount until the United States 
recovers a total of $1.875 million.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the Settlement Agreement. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and 
should refer to In re Port Arthur Chemical & Environmental Services, 
LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90-11-3-10667/1. 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, DC 20044-7611.
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    During the public comment period, the Settlement Agreement may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. A paper copy of the Consent 
Decree will be provided 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 $17.25 (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. 2013-28500 Filed 11-26-13; 8:45 am]
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