Notice of Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), 9456 [2014-03553]

Download as PDF 9456 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 33 Wednesday, February 19, 2014 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Notice of Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Forest Service, USDA. Notice of proposed settlement agreement; request for public comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement between the United States, on behalf of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, and Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center (OCAFC) and Gannett Co., Inc. on behalf of Shiny Rock Mining Corporation (Shiny Rock) for the recovery of costs incurred by the United States in responding to the release or threatened release of hazardous substances at and from the Ruth and Morning Star Mines Site (Site), located in the Opal Creek Scenic Recreation Area on the Willamette National Forest, Marion County, Oregon. The Forest Service has incurred costs investigating conditions, analyzing cleanup alternatives, and overseeing OCAFC’s and Shiny Rock’s work at the Site. Under the proposed settlement OCAFC and Shiny Rock will relocate and stabilize contaminated material at the Site. OCAFC and Shiny Rock will bear the costs for relocating and stabilizing the contaminated material, including the Forest Service’s costs for overseeing that work. OCAFC and Shiny Rock will pay a liquidated amount of $4,650, which represents an estimated 50% of the anticipated costs for planned monitoring and maintenance following the relocation and stabilization of the contaminated material. OCAFC and EMCDONALD on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:15 Feb 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 Shiny Rock will not otherwise be responsible for future CERCLA costs at the Site associated with current contamination at the Site. OCAFC, Shiny Rock, and the United States retain the right to recover costs at the Site from persons not parties to the settlement. DATES: Comments must be received, in writing, on or before March 21, 2014. ADDRESSES: Written comments on this proposed settlement agreement may be sent to: James Alexander, USDA Office of General Counsel, 1220 SW Third Avenue, Suite 310, Portland, Oregon 97204–2825, and should refer to the Ruth and Morning Star Mines Site, Marion County, Oregon. A copy of the proposed settlement agreement may be obtained by mail or email from James Alexander, USDA Office of General Counsel, 1220 SW Third Avenue, Suite 310, Portland, Oregon 97204–2825. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Alexander, USDA Office of General Counsel, 1220 SW Third Avenue, Suite 310, Portland, Oregon 97204–2825. Dated: February 11, 2014. Maureen T. Hyzer, Deputy Regional Forester. [FR Doc. 2014–03553 Filed 2–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD Meetings Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. ACTION: Notice of meetings. 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Notices
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 33 / Wednesday, February 19, 2014 / 
Notices

[[Page 9456]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Notice of Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental 
Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of proposed settlement agreement; request for public 
comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (``CERCLA''), 
42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative 
settlement between the United States, on behalf of the U.S. Department 
of Agriculture, Forest Service, and Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center 
(OCAFC) and Gannett Co., Inc. on behalf of Shiny Rock Mining 
Corporation (Shiny Rock) for the recovery of costs incurred by the 
United States in responding to the release or threatened release of 
hazardous substances at and from the Ruth and Morning Star Mines Site 
(Site), located in the Opal Creek Scenic Recreation Area on the 
Willamette National Forest, Marion County, Oregon. The Forest Service 
has incurred costs investigating conditions, analyzing cleanup 
alternatives, and overseeing OCAFC's and Shiny Rock's work at the Site. 
Under the proposed settlement OCAFC and Shiny Rock will relocate and 
stabilize contaminated material at the Site. OCAFC and Shiny Rock will 
bear the costs for relocating and stabilizing the contaminated 
material, including the Forest Service's costs for overseeing that 
work. OCAFC and Shiny Rock will pay a liquidated amount of $4,650, 
which represents an estimated 50% of the anticipated costs for planned 
monitoring and maintenance following the relocation and stabilization 
of the contaminated material. OCAFC and Shiny Rock will not otherwise 
be responsible for future CERCLA costs at the Site associated with 
current contamination at the Site. OCAFC, Shiny Rock, and the United 
States retain the right to recover costs at the Site from persons not 
parties to the settlement.

DATES: Comments must be received, in writing, on or before March 21, 
2014.

ADDRESSES: Written comments on this proposed settlement agreement may 
be sent to: James Alexander, USDA Office of General Counsel, 1220 SW 
Third Avenue, Suite 310, Portland, Oregon 97204-2825, and should refer 
to the Ruth and Morning Star Mines Site, Marion County, Oregon. A copy 
of the proposed settlement agreement may be obtained by mail or email 
from James Alexander, USDA Office of General Counsel, 1220 SW Third 
Avenue, Suite 310, Portland, Oregon 97204-2825.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Alexander, USDA Office of 
General Counsel, 1220 SW Third Avenue, Suite 310, Portland, Oregon 
97204-2825.

    Dated: February 11, 2014.
Maureen T. Hyzer,
Deputy Regional Forester.
[FR Doc. 2014-03553 Filed 2-18-14; 8:45 am]
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