Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act, 8098-8099 [2016-03189]

Download as PDF 8098 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 31 / Wednesday, February 17, 2016 / Notices electronically on or before the deadlines stated above and submit 8 true paper copies to the Office of the Secretary by noon the next day pursuant to section 210.4(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the investigation number (‘‘Inv. No. 337–TA–928/937’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/ secretary/fed_reg_notices/rules/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary (202–205– 2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. 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[FR Doc. 2016–03205 Filed 2–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [OMB Number 1140–0073] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Furnishing of Samples Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:05 Feb 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register 80 FR 77377, on December14, 2015, allowing for a 60-day comment period. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until March 18, 2016. DATES: If you have additional comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Anita Scheddel, Program Analyst, Explosives Industry Programs Branch, 99 New York Ave. NE., Washington, DC 20226 at email: Anita.Scheddel@atf.gov. Written comments and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or sent to OIRA_submissions@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: • 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, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Overview of This Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Furnishing of Samples. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form number: None. Component: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Department of Justice. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for-profit. Other: None. Abstract: ATF requires licensed manufacturers and importers and persons who manufacture or import explosives materials or ammonium nitrate to submit samples at the request of the Director. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 2,350 respondents will take 30 minutes to complete the questionnaire. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 1, 175 hours. 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., Room 3E– 405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 11, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–03186 Filed 2–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FY–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act On February 9, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Montana, Missoula Division, in a lawsuit entitled United States v. Michael’s Convenience Stores, Inc., Civil Action No. 9:16–cv– 00020–DWM. In its Complaint in this civil action, the United States alleges that Michael’s E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 31 / Wednesday, February 17, 2016 / Notices Convenience Stores, Inc. is liable for penalties under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, also known as the Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’), 33 U.S.C. 1251–1387, as amended by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (‘‘OPA’’). Specifically, the United States asserts that Michael’s is responsible for the unauthorized discharge of harmful quantities of pollutants (gasoline) on or about May through July, 2007 from underground storage tanks at its Kalispell, Montana store. Gasoline from Michael’s underground tanks migrated into waters of the United States (Ashley and Spring Creeks) and their adjoining shorelines in violation of 33 U.S.C. 1321(b)(3) and (4). The proposed Consent Decree resolves all civil claims alleged in the Complaint. The proposed Decree requires Michael’s to pay a $55,000.00 civil penalty in 2 installments, 30 days and 365 days after the effective date of the proposed 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, Environmental Enforcement Section, and should refer to United States v. Michael’s Convenience Stores, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–09620. 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 email ......... pubcommentees.enrd@usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, D.C. 20044–7611. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 $6.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) for the proposed VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:05 Feb 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 Consent Decree payable to the United States Treasury. Robert Brook, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–03189 Filed 2–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1140–0011] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Application To Make and Register a Firearm (ATF Form 1 (5320.1) Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until April 18, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Gary Schaible, Industry Liaison Analyst, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), 99 New York Ave. NE., Washington, DC 20226 at email: nfaombcomments@atf.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: • 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, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8099 information to be collected can be enhanced; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: 1. Type of Information Collection (check justification or form 83–I): Revision of a currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Application to Make and Register a Firearm. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form number (if applicable): ATF Form 1 (5320.1). Component: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Department of Justice. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for-profit. Other (if applicable): Individuals or households; and State, Local or Tribal Government. Abstract: This form is filed to obtain permission to make and register a National Firearms Act (NFA) firearm. Possession of an unregistered NFA firearm is illegal. The approval of the application effectuates the registration of the firearm to the applicant. For any person other than a government agency, the making incurs a tax of $200. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 25,716 respondents will take 1.69 hours to complete the survey. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 102,808 hours. 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., Room 3E– 405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 10, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–03100 Filed 2–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FY–P E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 31 (Wednesday, February 17, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8098-8099]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On February 9, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Montana, Missoula Division, in a lawsuit entitled United States v. 
Michael's Convenience Stores, Inc., Civil Action No. 9:16-cv-00020-DWM.
    In its Complaint in this civil action, the United States alleges 
that Michael's

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Convenience Stores, Inc. is liable for penalties under the Federal 
Water Pollution Control Act, also known as the Clean Water Act 
(``CWA''), 33 U.S.C. 1251-1387, as amended by the Oil Pollution Act of 
1990 (``OPA''). Specifically, the United States asserts that Michael's 
is responsible for the unauthorized discharge of harmful quantities of 
pollutants (gasoline) on or about May through July, 2007 from 
underground storage tanks at its Kalispell, Montana store. Gasoline 
from Michael's underground tanks migrated into waters of the United 
States (Ashley and Spring Creeks) and their adjoining shorelines in 
violation of 33 U.S.C. 1321(b)(3) and (4).
    The proposed Consent Decree resolves all civil claims alleged in 
the Complaint. The proposed Decree requires Michael's to pay a 
$55,000.00 civil penalty in 2 installments, 30 days and 365 days after 
the effective date of the proposed 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, 
Environmental Enforcement Section, and should refer to United States v. 
Michael's Convenience Stores, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-09620. 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.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 $6.00 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) for the proposed Consent Decree payable to the 
United States Treasury.

Robert Brook,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-03189 Filed 2-16-16; 8:45 am]
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