Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree, 78385 [2013-30772]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 248 / Thursday, December 26, 2013 / Notices should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States, et. al v. AL Solutions, Inc., Civil Action No. 5:13– cv–00169–FPS, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1– 10710. 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 ......... During the public comment period, the proposed Settlement Agreement 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 Settlement Agreement 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 $3.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4410–15–P In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United States, et al. v. Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC, Civil Action No. 5:13– cv–00170–FPS, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia on December 19, 2013. This proposed Consent Decree concerns a complaint filed by the United States and the State of West Virginia against Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC. The United States asserts claims pursuant to Section 301(a) of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1311(a), to obtain injunctive relief from and impose civil penalties against the ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Occupational Noise Exposure Standard,’’ 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 January 27, 2014. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 may be obtained free of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201311-1218-009 (this link will only become active on the day following publication of this notice) or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693–4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or sending an email to DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Submit comments about this request by mail or courier to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL–OSHA, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503; by Fax: 202– 395–6881 (this is not a toll-free number); or by email: OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are encouraged, but not required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor-OASAM, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Attn: Departmental Information Compliance Management Program, Room N1301, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; or by email: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693– 4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). The ICR seeks to maintain PRA authority for the information collection requirements specified in regulations 29 CFR 1910.95, the Occupational Noise Exposure Standard, that require a covered employer to monitor worker exposure to noise when it is likely such exposures may equal or exceed 85 decibels measured on the A scale (dBA) on an 8hour time-weighted average (TWA) (action level); to take action to reduce noise exposures to the 90 dBA permissible exposure limit; and to provide an effective hearing conservation program (HCP) for all workers exposed to noise at a level greater than, or equal to, a TWA of 85 dBA. The HCP contains annual audiometric testing for workers; a provision for providing hearing protection devices to exposed workers; education and training of exposed workers; and maintenance of records pertaining to noise exposure-monitoring and audiometric testing. The Occupational Safety and Health Act authorizes the information collection provisions. See 29 U.S.C. 651, 655m and 657. The Occupational Noise Exposure Standard information collection requirements are subject to the PRA. A SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Occupational Noise Exposure Standard BILLING CODE 4410–15–P Jkt 232001 [FR Doc. 2013–30772 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] Office of the Secretary [FR Doc. 2013–30722 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] 18:06 Dec 24, 2013 Cherie L. Rogers, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Defense Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Robert Brook, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. VerDate Mar<15>2010 Defendant for violating the Clean Water Act by discharging pollutants without a permit into waters of the United States. The proposed Consent Decree resolves these allegations, as well as the claims asserted by the State of West Virginia, by requiring the Defendant to restore the impacted areas and/or perform mitigation and to pay a civil penalty. The Department of Justice will accept written comments relating to this proposed Consent Decree for thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this Notice. Please address comments to Kenneth C. Amaditz, Environmental Defense Section, United States Department of Justice, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC, 20044, and refer to United States, et al. v. Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC, DJ # 90–5–1–1–19241. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Clerk’s Office, United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, 1125 Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. In addition, the proposed Consent Decree may be examined electronically at http://www.justice.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. Sfmt 4703 78385 E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree

    In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is 
hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United States, et al. v. 
Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC, Civil Action No. 5:13-cv-00170-FPS, was 
lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District 
of West Virginia on December 19, 2013.
    This proposed Consent Decree concerns a complaint filed by the 
United States and the State of West Virginia against Chesapeake 
Appalachia, LLC. The United States asserts claims pursuant to Section 
301(a) of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1311(a), to obtain injunctive 
relief from and impose civil penalties against the Defendant for 
violating the Clean Water Act by discharging pollutants without a 
permit into waters of the United States. The proposed Consent Decree 
resolves these allegations, as well as the claims asserted by the State 
of West Virginia, by requiring the Defendant to restore the impacted 
areas and/or perform mitigation and to pay a civil penalty.
    The Department of Justice will accept written comments relating to 
this proposed Consent Decree for thirty (30) days from the date of 
publication of this Notice. Please address comments to Kenneth C. 
Amaditz, Environmental Defense Section, United States Department of 
Justice, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC, 20044, and refer to United 
States, et al. v. Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC, DJ  90-5-1-1-
19241.
    The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Clerk's Office, 
United States District Court for the Northern District of West 
Virginia, 1125 Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. In addition, the 
proposed Consent Decree may be examined electronically at http://www.justice.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html.

Cherie L. Rogers,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Defense Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-30772 Filed 12-24-13; 8:45 am]
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