Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree under the Clean Water Act, 79008 [2013-31032]

Download as PDF 79008 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 249 / Friday, December 27, 2013 / Notices under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. Background tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES On October 22, 2013, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by Mexichem Fluor Inc., St. Gabriel, LA, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane from China. Accordingly, effective October 22, 2013, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–509 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1244 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of October 28, 2013 (78 FR 64243). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on November 12, 2013, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission transmitted its determinations in these investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on December 13, 2013. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4444 (December 2013), entitled 1,1,1,2Tetrafluoroethane from China, Investigation Nos. 701–TA–509 and 731–TA–1244 (Preliminary). Issued: December 20, 2013. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree under the Clean Water Act On December 19, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut in the lawsuit entitled United States v. City of West Haven, Connecticut, Civil Action No. 3:13–cv– 01883–JCH. In the Complaint the United States, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), alleges that the defendant City of West Haven (‘‘West Haven’’) violated the Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’), 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., and applicable regulations relating to West Haven’s unauthorized discharges from the waste water collection system owned and operated by the City. Specifically, the United States alleges that on numerous occasions between January 1, 2007, and December 31, 2011, the collection system experienced sanitary sewer overflows (‘‘SSOs’’), resulting in the discharge of untreated municipal wastewater containing pollutants from unpermitted point sources to waters of the United States. The Consent Decree requires West Haven to pay a civil penalty of $125,000 in three installments, with interest, divided between the United States and the State of Connecticut, and to undertake various measures to study and correct the problems causing the SSOs in order to achieve compliance with the CWA and applicable regulations. 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. City of West Haven, Connecticut, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1– 10543. 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 e-mail By mail ..... [FR Doc. 2013–30958 Filed 12–26–13; 8:45 am] 23:48 Dec 26, 2013 pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 Send them to: Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00199 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 $13.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost), not including Appendices, payable to the United States Treasury. Maureen Katz, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment & Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–31032 Filed 12–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration [OMB Control No. 1219–0024] Proposed Information Collection; Application for Waiver of Surface Sanitary Facilities’ Requirements (Pertaining to Coal Mines) Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Request for public comments. AGENCY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). This program helps to assure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on Application for Waiver of Surface Sanitary Facilities’ Requirements (Pertaining to Coal Mines). DATES: All comments must be postmarked or received by midnight Eastern Standard Time on February 25, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning the information collection requirements of this notice may be sent by any of the methods listed below. • Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree under the Clean 
Water Act

    On December 19, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Connecticut in the lawsuit entitled United States v. City of West 
Haven, Connecticut, Civil Action No. 3:13-cv-01883-JCH.
    In the Complaint the United States, on behalf of the U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), alleges that the defendant City 
of West Haven (``West Haven'') violated the Clean Water Act (``CWA''), 
33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., and applicable regulations relating to West 
Haven's unauthorized discharges from the waste water collection system 
owned and operated by the City. Specifically, the United States alleges 
that on numerous occasions between January 1, 2007, and December 31, 
2011, the collection system experienced sanitary sewer overflows 
(``SSOs''), resulting in the discharge of untreated municipal 
wastewater containing pollutants from unpermitted point sources to 
waters of the United States. The Consent Decree requires West Haven to 
pay a civil penalty of $125,000 in three installments, with interest, 
divided between the United States and the State of Connecticut, and to 
undertake various measures to study and correct the problems causing 
the SSOs in order to achieve compliance with the CWA and applicable 
regulations.
    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. City of West Haven, Connecticut, D.J. 
Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-10543. 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 e-mail.........................  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 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 $13.00 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost), not including Appendices, payable to the United 
States Treasury.

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment & 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-31032 Filed 12-26-13; 8:45 am]
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