Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act, 25716-25717 [2016-10105]

Download as PDF 25716 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 83 / Friday, April 29, 2016 / Notices Overview of This Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection (check justification or form 83–I): Extension, without change, of a currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Explosives License or Permit. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form number (if applicable): (ATF F 5400.13/5400.16). 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. Abstract: Chapter 40, Title 18, U.S.C., provides that any person engaged in the business of explosive materials as a dealer, manufacturer, or importer shall be licensed (18 U.S.C. 842(a)(1)). 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 10,200 respondents will take 1.5 hours to complete the form. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 15,300 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: April 26, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–10101 Filed 4–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FY–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [OMB Number 1110–0006] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Controlled Substances Import/Export Declaration Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:31 Apr 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS) will be submitting the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the established review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 9505, on February 25, 2016, allowing for a 60 day comment period. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until May 31, 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 Mr. Samuel Berhanu, Unit Chief, Federal Bureau of Investigation, CJIS Division, Module E–3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306; facsimile (304) 625–3566. 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: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: —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; —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and/or —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. PO 00000 Frm 00077 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: Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted. 3. The agency form number: 1–705. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: City, country, state, federal and tribal law enforcement agencies. Other: Federal, State, local or tribal government. Abstract: Under Title 28, U.S. Code, Section 534, Acquisition, Preservation, and Exchange of Identification Records; Appointment of Officials, 1930, this collection requests Law Enforcement Officers Killed or Assaulted data from city, county, state, federal, and tribal law enforcement agencies in order for the FBI UCR Program to serve as the national clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of crime data to publish these statistics in the Law Enforcement officers Killed and Assaulted publication. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There are approximately 18,498 law enforcement agency respondents; calculated estimates indicate 7 per report. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are approximately 162,235 hours, annual burden, associated with this information collection. 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: April 26, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–10058 Filed 4–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act On April 22, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree in the United States District E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 83 / Friday, April 29, 2016 / Notices Court for the Middle District of Louisiana in the lawsuit titled United States and Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality v. ORB Exploration, LLC, Civil Action No. 16– 260–JJB–RLB. This case concerns three oil spills, one in 2013 and two in 2015, at locations in the Atchafalaya River Basin, from oil production facilities owned and operated by ORB Exploration, LLC (ORB), as well as ORB’s failure to comply with a Coast Guard order issued during the cleanup of one of the spills or with certain Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency under the CWA. The largest spill occurred in 2013 at ORB’s facilities located at Frog Lake in Iberville Parish, near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when a corroded transfer pipeline ruptured and spilled a large amount of crude oil, estimated at more than 1,000 barrels, into a flooded wetland area. The second spill occurred in September of 2015, also at ORB’s Frog Lake facilities. The third spill occurred in October of 2015 at an ORB facility at Crocodile Bayou in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. The SPCC violations were discovered during a May 2015 inspection of ORB’s oil storage barge at Frog Lake. In the Complaint, the United States alleges violations of Sections 301(a), 311(b)(7)(A) or (D), 311(b)(7)(B)(ii) and 311(b)(7)(C) of the CWA, 33 U.S.C. 1311(a), 1321(b)(7)(A) or (D), 1321(b)(7)(B)(ii), and 1321(b)(7)(C). In addition, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) alleges violations of La. R. S. 30:2076(A)(1) and (3), and Louisiana Administrative Code sections 33:IX.501.A, 33:IX.1701.B, 33:I.3915.A.3, and 33:I.3925.A, for the discharges of oil and ORB’s failures to file a timely report or provide updated notice to the state hotline for reporting spills. The Complaint seeks the assessment of civil penalties, State response costs, and injunctive relief for the alleged violations. The proposed Consent Decree resolves the civil penalty, State response cost, and injunctive relief claims of the United States and LDEQ for the causes of action alleged in the Complaint by requiring ORB to perform corrective measures focused on spill detection and prevention and pay federal civil penalties of $615,000 and State civil penalties and response costs of $100,000. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:31 Apr 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States and Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality v. ORB Exploration, LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90– 5–1–1–11281. 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 ....... 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: https:// 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 $7.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Jeffrey K. Sands, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–10105 Filed 4–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1121–0219] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed eCollection; eComments Requested Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, will be submitting 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25717 Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until May 31, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have 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 Brecht Donoghue, (202) 305– 1270, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 Seventh Street NW., Washington, DC 20531. 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. 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 agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 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. DATES: Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of information collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: Juvenile Residential Facility Census. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number is CJ–15, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, United States Department of Justice. E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 83 (Friday, April 29, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25716-25717]
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 April 22, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree in the United States District

[[Page 25717]]

Court for the Middle District of Louisiana in the lawsuit titled United 
States and Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality v. ORB 
Exploration, LLC, Civil Action No. 16-260-JJB-RLB.
    This case concerns three oil spills, one in 2013 and two in 2015, 
at locations in the Atchafalaya River Basin, from oil production 
facilities owned and operated by ORB Exploration, LLC (ORB), as well as 
ORB's failure to comply with a Coast Guard order issued during the 
cleanup of one of the spills or with certain Spill Prevention, Control, 
and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations promulgated by the Environmental 
Protection Agency under the CWA. The largest spill occurred in 2013 at 
ORB's facilities located at Frog Lake in Iberville Parish, near Baton 
Rouge, Louisiana, when a corroded transfer pipeline ruptured and 
spilled a large amount of crude oil, estimated at more than 1,000 
barrels, into a flooded wetland area. The second spill occurred in 
September of 2015, also at ORB's Frog Lake facilities. The third spill 
occurred in October of 2015 at an ORB facility at Crocodile Bayou in 
St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. The SPCC violations were discovered 
during a May 2015 inspection of ORB's oil storage barge at Frog Lake.
    In the Complaint, the United States alleges violations of Sections 
301(a), 311(b)(7)(A) or (D), 311(b)(7)(B)(ii) and 311(b)(7)(C) of the 
CWA, 33 U.S.C. 1311(a), 1321(b)(7)(A) or (D), 1321(b)(7)(B)(ii), and 
1321(b)(7)(C). In addition, the Louisiana Department of Environmental 
Quality (LDEQ) alleges violations of La. R. S. 30:2076(A)(1) and (3), 
and Louisiana Administrative Code sections 33:IX.501.A, 33:IX.1701.B, 
33:I.3915.A.3, and 33:I.3925.A, for the discharges of oil and ORB's 
failures to file a timely report or provide updated notice to the state 
hotline for reporting spills. The Complaint seeks the assessment of 
civil penalties, State response costs, and injunctive relief for the 
alleged violations. The proposed Consent Decree resolves the civil 
penalty, State response cost, and injunctive relief claims of the 
United States and LDEQ for the causes of action alleged in the 
Complaint by requiring ORB to perform corrective measures focused on 
spill detection and prevention and pay federal civil penalties of 
$615,000 and State civil penalties and response costs of $100,000.
    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 and Louisiana Department of 
Environmental Quality v. ORB Exploration, LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-
11281. 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, 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: https://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 $7.50 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Jeffrey K. Sands,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
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