Settlement Agreement for Recovery of Past Response Costs: Empire State Oil Co.-Refinery Superfund Site, Thermopolis, Hot Springs County, Wyoming, 64459 [2016-22628]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 182 / Tuesday, September 20, 2016 / Notices Dated: September 12, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–22596 Filed 9–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9952–66–Region 8] Settlement Agreement for Recovery of Past Response Costs: Empire State Oil Co.—Refinery Superfund Site, Thermopolis, Hot Springs County, Wyoming AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. Notice of proposed agreement; request for public comment. ACTION: In accordance with the requirements of section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9604, 9606(a), 9607 and 9622, notice is hereby given of the proposed settlement under section 122 (h)(1) of CERCLA, between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) and Sinclair Casper Refining Company (‘‘Settling Party’’). The proposed Settlement Agreement requires the Settling Party to reimburse the EPA for past response costs. The Settling Party will pay ($655,000.00) within 30 days after the effective date of the Proposed Agreement to the EPA. The Settling Party consents to and will not contest the authority of the United States to enter into the Agreement or to implement or enforce its terms. The Settling Party recognizes that the Agreement has been negotiated in good faith and that the Agreement is entered into without the admission or adjudication of any issue of fact or law. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 20, 2016. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the agreement. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the agreement if comments received disclose facts or considerations that indicate that the agreement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. ADDRESSES: The proposed agreement and additional background information relating to the agreement, as well as the Agency’s response to any comments are or will be available for public inspection sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Sep 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 at the EPA Superfund Record Center, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado, by appointment. Comments and requests for a copy of the proposed agreement should be addressed to Shawn McCaffrey, Enforcement Specialist, Environmental Protection Agency-Region 8, Mail Code 8ENF–RC, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202–1129, and should reference the Empire State Oil Co—Refinery Superfund Site, EPA Docket No. CERCLA–08–2016–0006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Naftz, Enforcement Attorney, Legal Enforcement Program, Environmental Protection AgencyRegion 8, Mail Code 8ENF–L, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, (303) 312–6942. Dated: August 26, 2016. Suzanne Bohan, Assistant Regional Administrator, Office of Enforcement, Compliance and Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VIII. [FR Doc. 2016–22628 Filed 9–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9952–60–OA] Meetings of the Local Government Advisory Committee and the Small Communities Advisory Subcommittee (SCAS) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Small Communities Advisory Subcommittee (SCAS) will meet via teleconference on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.. (ET). The Subcommittee will discuss recommendations for EPA’s development of a national action plan on drinking water, with a focus on issues affecting agricultural, rural, and other small communities. This is an open meeting and all interested persons are invited to participate. The Subcommittee will hear comments from the public between 10:40 a.m.–10:55 a.m. on October 7, 2016. Individuals or organizations wishing to address the Subcommittee will be allowed a maximum of five minutes to present their point of view. Also, written comments should be submitted electronically to eargle.frances@epa.gov. Please contact the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at the number listed below to schedule a time on the agenda. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64459 Time will be allotted on a first-come first-serve basis, and the total period for comments may be extended if the number of requests for presentations requires it. The Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) will meet via teleconference on Friday, October 7, 2016, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (ET). The Committee will discuss recommendations of the subcommittee and LGAC workgroups, including recommendations on EPA’s development of a national action plan on drinking water. + This is an open meeting and all interested persons are invited to participate. The Committee will hear comments from the public between 11:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (ET) on Friday, October 7, 2016. Individuals or organizations wishing to address the Committee will be allowed a maximum of five minutes to present their point of view. Also, written comments should be submitted electronically to eargle.frances@epa.gov. Please contact the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at the number listed below to schedule a time on the agenda. Time will be allotted on a first-come first-serve basis, and the total period for comments may be extended if the number of requests for presentations requires it. EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee meetings will be held via teleconference. Meeting summaries will be available after the meeting online at www.epa.gov/ocir/ scas_lgac/lgac_index.htm and can be obtained by written request to the DFO. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) contact Frances Eargle at (202) 564–3115 or email at eargle.frances@ epa.gov. Information Services for Those With Disabilities: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Frances Eargle at (202) 564–3115 or eargle.frances@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please request it 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Jack Bowles, Director, State and Local, EPA’s Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations. [FR Doc. 2016–22633 Filed 9–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9952-66-Region 8]


Settlement Agreement for Recovery of Past Response Costs: Empire 
State Oil Co.--Refinery Superfund Site, Thermopolis, Hot Springs 
County, Wyoming

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

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

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of section 122(h)(1) of 
the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation, and Liability 
Act of 1980, as amended (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9604, 9606(a), 9607 and 
9622, notice is hereby given of the proposed settlement under section 
122 (h)(1) of CERCLA, between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
(``EPA'') and Sinclair Casper Refining Company (``Settling Party''). 
The proposed Settlement Agreement requires the Settling Party to 
reimburse the EPA for past response costs. The Settling Party will pay 
($655,000.00) within 30 days after the effective date of the Proposed 
Agreement to the EPA. The Settling Party consents to and will not 
contest the authority of the United States to enter into the Agreement 
or to implement or enforce its terms. The Settling Party recognizes 
that the Agreement has been negotiated in good faith and that the 
Agreement is entered into without the admission or adjudication of any 
issue of fact or law.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 20, 2016. For 
thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the 
Agency will receive written comments relating to the agreement. The 
Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw 
its consent to the agreement if comments received disclose facts or 
considerations that indicate that the agreement is inappropriate, 
improper, or inadequate.

ADDRESSES: The proposed agreement and additional background information 
relating to the agreement, as well as the Agency's response to any 
comments are or will be available for public inspection at the EPA 
Superfund Record Center, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado, by 
appointment. Comments and requests for a copy of the proposed agreement 
should be addressed to Shawn McCaffrey, Enforcement Specialist, 
Environmental Protection Agency-Region 8, Mail Code 8ENF-RC, 1595 
Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202-1129, and should reference the 
Empire State Oil Co--Refinery Superfund Site, EPA Docket No. CERCLA-08-
2016-0006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Naftz, Enforcement Attorney, 
Legal Enforcement Program, Environmental Protection Agency-Region 8, 
Mail Code 8ENF-L, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, (303) 
312-6942.

    Dated: August 26, 2016.
Suzanne Bohan,
Assistant Regional Administrator, Office of Enforcement, Compliance and 
Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 
VIII.
[FR Doc. 2016-22628 Filed 9-19-16; 8:45 am]
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