Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 66368 [2014-26450]

Download as PDF 66368 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 216 / Friday, November 7, 2014 / Notices Docket Number 06–08–14, and should be addressed to Cynthia Brown at the address listed above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George Malone, Assistant Regional Counsel, 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202–2733 or call (214) 665– 8030. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9918–92–Region–6] Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act AGENCY: Dated: October 22, 2014. James McDonald, Acting Regional Administrator. Environmental Protection Agency. Notice; request for public comment. ACTION: [FR Doc. 2014–26450 Filed 11–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement concerning the EXPLO Systems, Inc., Superfund Site (‘‘Site’’), generally located on a portion of Camp Minden, Webster Parrish, Louisiana. This Settlement Agreement provides for the performance of a removal action by Settling Respondent, the payment of certain response costs incurred by Settling Respondent by the Settling Federal Agency, and the payment of certain response costs incurred by the United States, by the Settling Respondent at or in connection with the Site. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘Agency’’) will receive written comments solely on the Agency’s cost recovery component, at Paragraphs 38.a and 38.1a, of this Settlement Agreement. The Agency may withhold consent from or seek to modify the Agency’s cost recovery component, at Paragraphs 38.a and 38.1a, of the Settlement Agreement, if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the Settlement Agreement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The Agency’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202– 2733. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 8, 2014. ADDRESSES: The proposed settlement and additional background information relating to the settlement are available for public inspection at 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202–2733. A copy of the proposed settlement may be obtained from Cynthia Brown at 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202–2733 or by calling (214) 665–7480. Comments should reference the EXPLO Systems, Inc., Superfund Site, Camp Minden, Webster Parrish, Louisiana, and EPA mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Nov 06, 2014 Jkt 235001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9918–91–OGC] Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of proposed consent decree; request for public comment. AGENCY: In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (‘‘CAA’’ or the ‘‘Act’’), notice is hereby given of a proposed consent decree to address a lawsuit filed by Sierra Club in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia: Sierra Club v. McCarthy, Case No. 1:14–cv–00833– ESH (D.D.C.). On May 20, 2014, Plaintiff filed a complaint which alleged that Gina McCarthy, in her official capacity as Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’), failed to perform her nondiscretionary duty to take action on a number of Texas state implementation plan (‘‘SIP’’) submissions for the Dallas/ Ft. Worth nonattainment area to address the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS within one year of the date the submissions were deemed complete by operation of law. These SIP submissions include a demonstration of attainment, reasonably available control technology (‘‘RACT’’) requirements for volatile organic compounds (‘‘VOCs’’) and nitrogen oxides (‘‘NOX’’), and provisions for reasonable further progress (‘‘RFP’’) toward attainment. Plaintiff’s complaint also alleged that the Administrator failed to perform a nondiscretionary duty to determine whether the Dallas/ Ft. Worth area attained the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS by the June 15, 2013 attainment date and to reclassify the area accordingly. The proposed consent decree would establish deadlines for EPA to take these actions. DATES: Written comments on the proposed consent decree must be received by December 8, 2014. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number EPA– HQ–OGC–2014–0815, online at www.regulations.gov (EPA’s preferred method); by email to oei.docket@ epa.gov; by mail to EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; or by hand delivery or courier to EPA Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. Comments on a disk or CD–ROM should be formatted in Word or ASCII file, avoiding the use of special characters and any form of encryption, and may be mailed to the mailing address above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kaytrue Ting, Air and Radiation Law Office (2344A), Office of General Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone: (202) 564–6380; fax number: (202) 564–5603; email address: ting.kaytrue@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Additional Information About the Proposed Consent Decree The proposed consent decree would resolve a lawsuit filed by Sierra Club seeking to compel the Administrator to take action under CAA sections 110(k), 179(c)(1)–(2) and 181(b)(2)(A)–(B). Under the terms of the proposed consent decree, EPA would agree to sign one or more notices of final rulemaking to approve or disapprove, in whole or in part, the Texas SIP submissions for the Dallas/Ft. Worth 1997 8-hour ozone nonattainment area identified in Attachment A of the consent decree, including: NOX and VOC RACT provisions by July 31, 2015; an ozone attainment demonstration by August 31, 2015; and the remaining SIP submissions identified by Plaintiff, including RFP provisions, by December 15, 2014. The proposed consent decree also provides that not later than fifteen days after the entry of the consent decree, EPA would agree to sign a notice containing the Administrator’s proposed determination of whether Dallas/Ft. Worth attained the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS by the applicable attainment date. The proposed consent decree further provides that not later than 180 days after publication of the proposed determination of whether Dallas/Ft. Worth attained the 1997 ozone NAAQS by the applicable attainment date, EPA would agree to sign a notice containing the Administrator’s final determination of whether Dallas/Ft. Worth attained by E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9918-92-Region-6]


Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice; request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended 
(``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed 
administrative settlement concerning the EXPLO Systems, Inc., Superfund 
Site (``Site''), generally located on a portion of Camp Minden, Webster 
Parrish, Louisiana.
    This Settlement Agreement provides for the performance of a removal 
action by Settling Respondent, the payment of certain response costs 
incurred by Settling Respondent by the Settling Federal Agency, and the 
payment of certain response costs incurred by the United States, by the 
Settling Respondent at or in connection with the Site.
    For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this 
notice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (``Agency'') will 
receive written comments solely on the Agency's cost recovery 
component, at Paragraphs 38.a and 38.1a, of this Settlement Agreement. 
The Agency may withhold consent from or seek to modify the Agency's 
cost recovery component, at Paragraphs 38.a and 38.1a, of the 
Settlement Agreement, if comments received disclose facts or 
considerations which indicate that the Settlement Agreement is 
inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The Agency's response to any 
comments received will be available for public inspection at 1445 Ross 
Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 8, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The proposed settlement and additional background 
information relating to the settlement are available for public 
inspection at 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733. A copy of the 
proposed settlement may be obtained from Cynthia Brown at 1445 Ross 
Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733 or by calling (214) 665-7480. Comments 
should reference the EXPLO Systems, Inc., Superfund Site, Camp Minden, 
Webster Parrish, Louisiana, and EPA Docket Number 06-08-14, and should 
be addressed to Cynthia Brown at the address listed above.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George Malone, Assistant Regional 
Counsel, 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733 or call (214) 665-
8030.

    Dated: October 22, 2014.
James McDonald,
Acting Regional Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2014-26450 Filed 11-6-14; 8:45 am]
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