Notice of Lodging of Proposed National Resources Restoration Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 72837 [2016-25451]

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed National Resources Restoration Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act On October 13, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Wyeth Holdings LLC, Civil Action No. 3:16–cv–07219–AET–LHG. The United States filed this lawsuit under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act on behalf of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In its complaint the United States alleges that Defendant Wyeth Holdings LLC is liable for damages for, injury to, destruction of, or loss of natural resources in connection with the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in the Township of Bridgewater and Borough of Bound Brook, New Jersey. The proposed Consent Decree resolves claims brought by the United States and related claims brought by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in a related action. In exchange for a covenant not to sue for injury to the Raritan River, Wyeth Holdings LLC agrees to remove the Weston Causeway Dam on the Millstone River; design a fish passage at the Island Farm Weir on the Raritan River; pay federal and state future oversight costs; reimburse federal and state assessment costs totaling $184,363; pay fish and habitat survey costs totaling $50,000; and fund the evaluation and monitoring of trust resources prior to and after removal of the Weston Causeway Dam. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. Wyeth Holdings LLC, Civil Action No. 3:16-cv-07219–AET– VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Oct 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 During the public comment period, the 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 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 $21.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Robert E. Maher Jr., Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–25451 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Parole Commission Sunshine Act Meeting 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 26, 2016. 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SUBJECT MATTER: (1) Committee Chair’s Opening Remarks; (2) Approval of Executive Committee Minutes of July 2016; (3) IPA Program Review. STATUS: Open. This meeting will be held by teleconference at the National Science Foundation, 4201Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230. A public audio stream will be available for this meeting. Request the link by contacting nationalsciencebrd@nsf.gov prior to the teleconference. Please refer to the National Science Board Web site for additional information and schedule updates (time, place, subject matter or status of meeting) which may be found at http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/notices/. The point of contact for this meeting is Kathy Jacquart, 4201 Wilson Blvd., E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 204 (Friday, October 21, 2016)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On October 13, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of New Jersey in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Wyeth Holdings 
LLC, Civil Action No. 3:16-cv-07219-AET-LHG.
    The United States filed this lawsuit under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act on behalf of the 
United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration. In its complaint the United States alleges 
that Defendant Wyeth Holdings LLC is liable for damages for, injury to, 
destruction of, or loss of natural resources in connection with the 
American Cyanamid Superfund Site in the Township of Bridgewater and 
Borough of Bound Brook, New Jersey. The proposed Consent Decree 
resolves claims brought by the United States and related claims brought 
by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in a related 
action. In exchange for a covenant not to sue for injury to the Raritan 
River, Wyeth Holdings LLC agrees to remove the Weston Causeway Dam on 
the Millstone River; design a fish passage at the Island Farm Weir on 
the Raritan River; pay federal and state future oversight costs; 
reimburse federal and state assessment costs totaling $184,363; pay 
fish and habitat survey costs totaling $50,000; and fund the evaluation 
and monitoring of trust resources prior to and after removal of the 
Weston Causeway Dam.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and 
should refer to United States v. Wyeth Holdings LLC, Civil Action No. 
3:16-cv-07219-AET-LHG, D.J. Ref. No. 90-11-3-07250/2. All comments must 
be submitted no later than sixty (60) 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 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 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 $21.50 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Robert E. Maher Jr.,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-25451 Filed 10-20-16; 8:45 am]
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