Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 50044-50045 [2015-20307]

Download as PDF 50044 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 159 / Tuesday, August 18, 2015 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Overview of This Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection: Extension of currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: None. Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Auto recyclers, junk yards and salvage yards are required to report information into NMVTIS. The Anti-Car Theft Act, defines junk and salvage yards ‘‘as individuals or entities engaged in the business of acquiring or owning junk or salvage automobiles for resale in their entirety or as spare parts or for rebuilding, restoration, or crushing.’’ Included in this definition are scrap-vehicle shredders and scrapmetal processors, as well as ‘‘pull- or pick-apart yards,’’ salvage pools, salvage auctions, and other types of auctions, businesses, and individuals that handle salvage vehicles (including vehicles declared a ‘‘total loss’’). Abstract: Reporting information on junk and salvage vehicles to the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS)— supported by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)—is required by federal law. Under federal law, junk and salvage yards must report certain information to NMVTIS on a monthly basis. This legal requirement has been in place since March 2009, following the promulgation of regulations (28 CFR part 25) to implement the junk- and salvage-yard reporting provisions of the Anti-Car Theft Act (codified at 49 U.S.C. 30501–30505). Accordingly, a junk or salvage yard within the United States must, on a monthly basis, provide an inventory to NMVTIS of the junk or salvage automobiles that it obtained (in whole or in part) in the prior month. 28 CFR 25.56(a). An NMVTIS Reporting Entity includes any individual or entity that meets the federal definition, found in the NMVTIS regulations at 28 CFR 25.52, for a ‘‘junk yard’’ or ‘‘salvage yard.’’ According to those regulations, a junk yard is defined as ‘‘an individual or entity engaged in the business of acquiring or owning junk automobiles for—(1) Resale in their entirety or as spare parts; or (2) Rebuilding, restoration, or crushing.’’ The regulations define a salvage yard as ‘‘an VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:02 Aug 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 individual or entity engaged in the business of acquiring or owning salvage automobiles for—(1) Resale in their entirety or as spare parts; or (2) Rebuilding, restoration, or crushing.’’ These definitions include vehicle remarketers and vehicle recyclers, including scrap vehicle shredders and scrap metal processors as well as ‘‘pullor pick-apart yards,’’ salvage pools, salvage auctions, used automobile dealers, and other types of auctions handling salvage or junk vehicles (including vehicles declared by any insurance company to be a ‘‘total loss’’ regardless of any damage assessment). Businesses that operate on behalf of these entities or individual domestic or international salvage vehicle buyers, sometimes known as ‘‘brokers’’ may also meet these regulatory definitions of salvage and junk yards. It is important to note that industries not specifically listed in the junk yard or salvage yard definition may still meet one of the definitions and, therefore, be subject to the NMVTIS reporting requirements. An individual or entity meeting the junk yard or salvage yard definition is subject to the NMVTIS reporting requirements if that individual or entity handles 5 or more junk or salvage motor vehicles per year and is engaged in the business of acquiring or owning a junk automobile or a salvage automobile for—‘‘(1) Resale in their entirety or as spare parts; or (2) Rebuilding, restoration, or crushing.’’ Reporting entities can determine whether a vehicle is junk or salvage by referring to the definitions provided in the NMVTIS regulations at 28 CFR 25.52. An NMVTIS Reporting Entity is required to report specific information to NMVTIS within one month of receiving such a vehicle, and failure to report may result in assessment of a civil penalty of $1,000 per violation. 5 An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There are currently approximately 8,000 businesses that report on a regular basis into NMVTIS. The estimate for the average amount of time for each business to report varies: 30–60 minutes (estimated). The states and insurance companies already are capturing most of the data needed to be reported, and the reporting consists of electronic, batch uploaded information. So, for those automated companies the reporting time is negligible. For smaller junk and salvage yard operators who would enter the data manually, it is estimated that it will take respondents an average of 30–60 minutes per month to respond. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6 An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection is 48,000 to 96,000 hours Total Annual Reporting Burden: 8,000 × 30 minutes per month (12 times per year) = 48,000 8,000 × 60 minutes per month (12 times per year) = 96,000 If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: August 11, 2015. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2015–20048 Filed 8–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act On Friday, August 14, 2015, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Klickitat County Port District No. 1, Civil Action No. 1:15– CV–03051–RMP. The United States initiated this civil action on behalf of the United States Environmental Protection Agency against the Klickitat County Port District No. 1 (the ‘‘Port’’) pursuant to Section 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607, to recover response costs incurred in connection with the release and threatened release of hazardous substances from the Recycled Aluminum Metals Company Aluminum Waste Disposal Site (the ‘‘Site’’) located in Klickitat County, Washington. Between 1979 and 1991 the Port continuously owned the Site during which time now-defunct lessees deposited waste from secondary aluminum smelting operations into an unlined landfill on the Site. In 2010, the United States conducted a removal action to prevent hazardous substances from leaching into the groundwater and threatening human populations. Under the terms of the proposed Consent Decree, the Port will pay $2,000,000 to E:\FR\FM\18AUN1.SGM 18AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 159 / Tuesday, August 18, 2015 / Notices reimburse the United States for its past response costs incurred during the removal action. In exchange, the Port will receive a covenant protecting it from further action to recover past response costs as that term is defined in the proposed 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. Klickitat County Port District No. 1, D.J. Ref. No. 90–11– 3–10906. 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 Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will 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 $6.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Susan M. Akers, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2015–20307 Filed 8–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Authorization for Release of Medical Information for Black Lung Benefits Notice. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:02 Aug 17, 2015 This ICR seeks approval under the PRA for revisions to the Authorization for Release of Medical Information for Black Lung Benefits information collection, Form CM–936. Regulations 20 CFR 725.405 requires all relevant medical evidence be considered before a decision is made regarding a claimant’s eligibility for black lung SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Office of the Secretary ACTION: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ‘‘Authorization for Release of Medical Information for Black Lung Benefits,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before September 17, 2015. 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 may be obtained free of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201505-1240-002 (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, TTY 202– 693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) 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– OWCP, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503; by Fax: 202–395–5806 (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, TTY 202–693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or sending an email to DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. SUMMARY: Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50045 benefits; consequently, a person who files such a claim may submit medical information to the OWCP, Division of Coal Mine Workers’ Compensation to help develop the claim. Form CM–936 gives the claimant’s consent for the release of that medical information by any physician, hospital, agency, or other organization to the OWCP. This information collection has been classified as a revision, because of minor changes to CM–936 to provide clearer language so claimants can better understand what information they need to provide. Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 section 436 authorizes this information collection. See 30 U.S.C. 936. This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and the public is generally not required to respond to an information collection, unless it is approved by the OMB under the PRA and displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall generally be subject to penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. The DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection under Control Number 1240–0034. The current approval is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2015; however, the DOL notes that existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. New requirements would only take effect upon OMB approval. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on May 18, 2015 (80 FR 28302). Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section within thirty (30) days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1240–0034. The OMB is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, E:\FR\FM\18AUN1.SGM 18AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 159 (Tuesday, August 18, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50044-50045]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-20307]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On Friday, August 14, 2015, the Department of Justice lodged a 
proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the 
Eastern District of Washington in the lawsuit entitled United States v. 
Klickitat County Port District No. 1, Civil Action No. 1:15-CV-03051-
RMP.
    The United States initiated this civil action on behalf of the 
United States Environmental Protection Agency against the Klickitat 
County Port District No. 1 (the ``Port'') pursuant to Section 107 of 
the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability 
Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607, to recover response costs incurred in connection 
with the release and threatened release of hazardous substances from 
the Recycled Aluminum Metals Company Aluminum Waste Disposal Site (the 
``Site'') located in Klickitat County, Washington.
    Between 1979 and 1991 the Port continuously owned the Site during 
which time now-defunct lessees deposited waste from secondary aluminum 
smelting operations into an unlined landfill on the Site. In 2010, the 
United States conducted a removal action to prevent hazardous 
substances from leaching into the groundwater and threatening human 
populations. Under the terms of the proposed Consent Decree, the Port 
will pay $2,000,000 to

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reimburse the United States for its past response costs incurred during 
the removal action. In exchange, the Port will receive a covenant 
protecting it from further action to recover past response costs as 
that term is defined in the proposed 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. Klickitat County Port District No. 
1, D.J. Ref. No. 90-11-3-10906. 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 proposed Consent Decree may 
be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will 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 $6.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Susan M. Akers,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2015-20307 Filed 8-17-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4410-15-P