Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 3625 [2014-01129]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 14 / Wednesday, January 22, 2014 / Notices After considering the written submissions on review and the record in this investigation, the Commission has determined to affirm-in-part and reverse-in-part the final ID of the ALJ and to terminate the investigation with a finding of violation of Section 337. Specifically, the Commission has found the following respondents in violation: Precision Measurement International LLC of Westland, Michigan; Sino Legend (Zhangjiagang) Chemical Co., Ltd. of Zhangjiagang City, China; Sino Legend Holding Group, Inc. of Kowloon, Hong Kong; Sino Legend Holding Group Ltd. of Hong Kong; Red Avenue Chemical Co. Ltd. of Shanghai, China; Shanghai Lunsai International Trading Company of Shanghai City, China; Red Avenue Group Limited of Kowloon, Hong Kong; and Sino Legend Holding Group Inc. of Majuro, Marshall Islands. After considering the submissions of the parties on remedy, the public interest, and bonding, the Commission has determined to issue a limited exclusion order for a period of ten (10) years prohibiting the unlicensed importation of rubber resins made using any of the SP–1068 Rubber Resin Trade Secrets that are manufactured by, for, or on behalf of violating respondents or any of their affiliated companies, parents, subsidiaries, licensees, contractors, or other related business entities, or their successors or assigns. The Commission has determined that the public interest factors of 19 U.S.C. 1337(d) do not preclude the issuance of a remedy. The Commission has further determined that the covered products may be imported during the period of Presidential review pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j) under bond in the amount of 19% of entered value. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210). emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Dated: January 15, 2014. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–01109 Filed 1–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:00 Jan 21, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act On January 10, 2014, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota in the lawsuit entitled United States v. U.S. Borax Inc., Civil Action No. 0:14– cv–00118–DSD. The proposed consent decree fully resolves claims of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) against U.S. Borax Inc. (‘‘Borax’’) for response costs, civil penalties, and potential treble damages under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9601–9675, with respect to the South Minneapolis Residential Soil Contamination Superfund Site (‘‘Site) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A complaint, which was filed at the same time that the United States lodged the proposed consent decree, alleges that Borax was an operator of the Site during the period of disposal of hazardous substances and, as such, is liable for response costs under Section107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a). Further, the complaint alleges that Borax is liable for civil penalties and damages under Sections 106(b) and 107(c)(3) of CERCLA, 32 U.S.C. 9606(b), 9607(c)(3), because it failed to comply with a unilateral administrative order issued by EPA to undertake response actions at the Site. Under the proposed consent decree, Borax shall make a lump sum payment of $1,225,000 to EPA as reimbursement of response costs, and it shall make a lump sum payment of $25,000 for civil penalties and damages. Both payments shall be made to the United States within 30 days of entry of the Consent Decree. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. U.S. Borax Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3–09719/3. 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 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 To submit comments: 3625 Send them to: By email. By mail 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 proposed consent decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_ Decrees.html. We will also provide a paper copy of the proposed 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 $7.5 (30 pages at 25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Maureen Katz, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2014–01129 Filed 1–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration Roderick Lee Mitchell, M.D.; Decision and Order On June 10, 2013, the Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration, issued an Order to Show Cause to Roderick Mitchell, M.D. (Respondent), of Daingerfield, Texas. The Show Cause Order proposed the revocation of Respondent’s DEA Certificate of Registration AM1375179, which authorizes him to dispense controlled substances in schedules II through V as a practitioner, and the denial of any pending applications to renew or modify his registration, on the ground that he ‘‘do[es] not have authority to handle controlled substances in the State of Texas,’’ the State in which he is registered with DEA. Show Cause Order, at 1 (citing 21 U.S.C. 824(a)(3)). 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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

    On January 10, 2014, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Minnesota in the lawsuit entitled United States v. U.S. Borax Inc., 
Civil Action No. 0:14-cv-00118-DSD.
    The proposed consent decree fully resolves claims of the U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') against U.S. Borax Inc. 
(``Borax'') for response costs, civil penalties, and potential treble 
damages under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, 
and Liability Act (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9601-9675, with respect to 
the South Minneapolis Residential Soil Contamination Superfund Site 
(``Site) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A complaint, which was filed at the 
same time that the United States lodged the proposed consent decree, 
alleges that Borax was an operator of the Site during the period of 
disposal of hazardous substances and, as such, is liable for response 
costs under Section107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a). Further, the 
complaint alleges that Borax is liable for civil penalties and damages 
under Sections 106(b) and 107(c)(3) of CERCLA, 32 U.S.C. 9606(b), 
9607(c)(3), because it failed to comply with a unilateral 
administrative order issued by EPA to undertake response actions at the 
Site. Under the proposed consent decree, Borax shall make a lump sum 
payment of $1,225,000 to EPA as reimbursement of response costs, and it 
shall make a lump sum payment of $25,000 for civil penalties and 
damages. Both payments shall be made to the United States within 30 
days of entry of the Consent Decree.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the proposed consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the 
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
and should refer to United States v. U.S. Borax Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90-
11-3-09719/3. 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 proposed consent decree may 
be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. We will also provide a paper 
copy of the proposed 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 $7.5 (30 pages at 25 
cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States 
Treasury.

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-01129 Filed 1-21-14; 8:45 am]
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