Proposed CERCLA Settlement Relating to the Paul's Tank Cleaning Service Superfund Site, Burlington County, New Jersey, 76143 [2013-29807]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 241 / Monday, December 16, 2013 / Notices conclusion that motor vehicle emissions of SO2, VOCs, and ammonia do not contribute significantly to the area’s PM2.5 nonattainment problem. This provision of the transportation conformity rule predates and was not disturbed by the January 4, 2013 decision in the litigation on the PM2.5 implementation rule.1 EPA has preliminarily concluded that the State’s decision to not include budgets for SO2, VOCs, and ammonia is consistent with the requirements of the transportation conformity rule. That decision does not affect EPA’s adequacy finding for the submitted direct PM and NOX MVEBs TABLE 1. DELAWARE PORTION OF THE for the Delaware portion of the Philadelphia-Wilmington-New Jersey PHILADELPHIA-WILMINGTON-NEW JERSEY 1997 PM2.5 NAAQS AT- nonattainment area. Please note that an adequacy review TAINMENT DEMONSTRATION MVEBS is separate from EPA’s completeness FOR DIRECT PM AND NOX review, and should not be used to Mobile vehicle Mobile vehicle prejudge EPA’s ultimate approval action for the SIP. Even if EPA finds a budget emissions emissions Budget budget for budget for adequate, the SIP could later be years direct PM-tons NOX-tons per disapproved. The finding and the per year year response to comments are available at 2009 .......... 257 8,448 EPA’s conformity Web site: http:// 2012 .......... 199 6,273 www.epa.gov/otaq/stateresources/ transconf/adequacy.htm. Transportation conformity is required Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401–7671q. by section 176(c) of the Clean Air Act Dated: November 25, 2013. (CAA). EPA’s conformity rule requires W.C. Early, that transportation plans, transportation Acting Regional Administrator, Region III. improvement programs, and projects [FR Doc. 2013–29808 Filed 12–13–13; 8:45 am] conform to SIPs and establishes the BILLING CODE 6560–50–P criteria and procedures for determining whether or not they do. Conformity to a SIP means that transportation ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION activities will not produce new air AGENCY quality violations, worsen existing violations, or delay timely attainment of [FRL–9904–16–Region–2] the national ambient air quality standards. Proposed CERCLA Settlement Relating to the Paul’s Tank Cleaning Service The criteria by which we determine whether a SIP’s MVEBs are adequate for Superfund Site, Burlington County, New Jersey conformity purposes are outlined in 40 CFR 93.118(e)(4). EPA described the process for determining the adequacy of AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. submitted SIP budgets in a July 1, 2004 ACTION: Notice of proposed preamble starting at 69 FR 40038 and administrative settlement and used the information in these resources in making this adequacy determination. opportunity for public comment. Delaware did not provide emission SUMMARY: In accordance with Section budgets for sulfur dioxide (SO2), volatile 122(i) of the Comprehensive organic compounds (VOCs), or ammonia Environmental Response, for the Delaware portion of the Philadelphia-Wilmington-New Jersey 1 EPA issued conformity regulations to implement nonattainment area because it the 1997 PM2.5 NAAQS in July 2004 and May 2005 concluded that emissions of these (69 FR 40004, July 1, 2004 and 70 FR 24280, May 6, 2005, respectively). Those actions were not part precursors from motor vehicles are not of the final rule recently remanded to EPA by the significant contributors to the area’s Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in PM2.5 air quality problem. The NRDC v. EPA, No. 08–1250 (Jan. 4, 2013), in which transportation conformity rule provision the Court remanded to EPA the implementation rule for the PM2.5 NAAQS because it concluded that at 40 CFR 93.102(b)(2)(v) indicates that EPA must implement that NAAQS pursuant to the conformity does not apply for these PM-specific implementation provisions of subpart 4 precursors, due to the lack of MVEBs for of Part D of Title I of the CAA, rather than solely these precursors and the State’s under the general provisions of subpart 1. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES must use the out-year 2012 MVEBs from the April 25, 2012 Attainment Plan for future conformity determinations in the Delaware portion of the PhiladelphiaWilmington-New Jersey 1997 PM2.5 NAAQS nonattainment area. Receipt of the submittal was announced on EPA’s transportation conformity Web site. No comments were received. The findings letter is available at EPA’s conformity Web site: http://www.epa.gov/otaq/ stateresources/transconf/adequacy.htm. The adequate direct PM and nitrogen oxides (NOX) MVEBs are provided in Table 1. VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:51 Dec 13, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 76143 Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), notice is hereby given by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’), Region 2, of a proposed Administrative Settlement Agreement for Recovery of Past and Future Response Costs (‘‘Agreement’’) pursuant to Section 122(h)(1) of CERCLA, with SKF USA, Inc. (‘‘Settling Party’’). The Settling Party is a potentially responsible party, pursuant to Section 107(a) of CERCLA, and thus is potentially liable for response costs incurred at or in connection Paul’s Tank Cleaning Service Superfund Site (‘‘Site’’), located in Burlington County, New Jersey. Under the Agreement, the Settling Party agrees to pay a total of $100,000.00 to EPA for past and future response costs. EPA will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the Agreement if comments received disclose facts or considerations that indicate that the proposed Agreements are inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. EPA’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at EPA Region 2 offices, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007–1866. Comments must be provided by January 15, 2014. DATES: The Agreement is available for public inspection at EPA Region 2 offices at 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007–1866. Comments should reference the Paul’s Tank Cleaning Service Superfund Site, located in Burlington County, New Jersey, Index No. CERCLA–02–2013– 2022. To request a copy of the Agreements, please contact the EPA employee identified below. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William J. Reilly, Jr., Assistant Regional Counsel, New Jersey Superfund Branch, Office of Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 290 Broadway—17th Floor, New York, New York 10007–1866. Telephone: 212–637– 3154, email at reilly.williamj@epa.gov. Dated: November 27, 2013. Walter E. Mugdan, Director, Emergency and Remedial Response Division. [FR Doc. 2013–29807 Filed 12–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9904-16-Region-2]


Proposed CERCLA Settlement Relating to the Paul's Tank Cleaning 
Service Superfund Site, Burlington County, New Jersey

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice of proposed administrative settlement and opportunity 
for public comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as 
amended (``CERCLA''), notice is hereby given by the U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency (``EPA''), Region 2, of a proposed Administrative 
Settlement Agreement for Recovery of Past and Future Response Costs 
(``Agreement'') pursuant to Section 122(h)(1) of CERCLA, with SKF USA, 
Inc. (``Settling Party''). The Settling Party is a potentially 
responsible party, pursuant to Section 107(a) of CERCLA, and thus is 
potentially liable for response costs incurred at or in connection 
Paul's Tank Cleaning Service Superfund Site (``Site''), located in 
Burlington County, New Jersey. Under the Agreement, the Settling Party 
agrees to pay a total of $100,000.00 to EPA for past and future 
response costs. EPA will consider all comments received and may modify 
or withdraw its consent to the Agreement if comments received disclose 
facts or considerations that indicate that the proposed Agreements are 
inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. EPA's response to any comments 
received will be available for public inspection at EPA Region 2 
offices, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007-1866.

DATES: Comments must be provided by January 15, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The Agreement is available for public inspection at EPA 
Region 2 offices at 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007-1866. 
Comments should reference the Paul's Tank Cleaning Service Superfund 
Site, located in Burlington County, New Jersey, Index No. CERCLA-02-
2013-2022. To request a copy of the Agreements, please contact the EPA 
employee identified below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William J. Reilly, Jr., Assistant 
Regional Counsel, New Jersey Superfund Branch, Office of Regional 
Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 290 Broadway--17th 
Floor, New York, New York 10007-1866. Telephone: 212-637-3154, email at 
reilly.williamj@epa.gov.

    Dated: November 27, 2013.
Walter E. Mugdan,
Director, Emergency and Remedial Response Division.
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