Crowders Mountain Site, Kings Mountain, Gaston County, North Carolina; Notice of Settlement, 83236 [2016-27979]

Download as PDF 83236 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 224 / Monday, November 21, 2016 / Notices notice of final action regarding the petition as to North Carolina thereon no later than October 27, 2017. See the proposed consent decree for the specific details. For a period of thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will accept written comments relating to the proposed consent decree from persons who are not named as parties or intervenors to the litigation in question. EPA or the Department of Justice may withdraw or withhold consent to the proposed consent decree if the comments disclose facts or considerations that indicate that such consent is inappropriate, improper, inadequate, or inconsistent with the requirements of the Act. Unless EPA or the Department of Justice determines that consent to this proposed consent decree should be withdrawn, the terms of the consent decree will be affirmed. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. Additional Information About Commenting on the Proposed Consent Decree. A. How can I get a copy of the proposed consent decree? The official public docket for this action (identified by EPA–HQ–OGC– 2016–0643) contains a copy of the proposed consent decree. The official public docket is available for public viewing at the Office of Environmental Information (OEI) Docket in the EPA Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The EPA Docket Center Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OEI Docket is (202) 566–1752. An electronic version of the public docket is available through www.regulations.gov. You may use www.regulations.gov to submit or view public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the official public docket, and access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Once in the system, key in the appropriate docket identification number then select ‘‘search’’. It is important to note that EPA’s policy is that public comments, whether submitted electronically or in paper, will be made available for public viewing online at www.regulations.gov without change, unless the comment contains copyrighted material, CBI, or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Information VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Nov 18, 2016 Jkt 241001 claimed as CBI and other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute is not included in the official public docket or in the electronic public docket. 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This ensures that you can be identified as the submitter of the comment and allows EPA to contact you in case EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties or needs further information on the substance of your comment. Any identifying or contact information provided in the body of a comment will be included as part of the comment that is placed in the official public docket, and made available in EPA’s electronic public docket. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Use of the www.regulations.gov Web site to submit comments to EPA electronically is EPA’s preferred method for receiving comments. The electronic public docket system is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means EPA will not know your identity, email address, or other contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. In contrast to EPA’s electronic public docket, EPA’s electronic mail (email) system is not an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system. If you send an email comment directly to the Docket without going through www.regulations.gov, your email address is automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the official public docket, and made available in EPA’s electronic public docket. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Dated: November 7, 2016. Lorie J. Schmidt, Associate General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2016–27983 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [CERCLA–04–2017–3750; FRL–9955–46– Region 4] Crowders Mountain Site, Kings Mountain, Gaston County, North Carolina; Notice of Settlement Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of settlement. AGENCY: Under 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the United States Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a settlement with North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, concerning the Crowders Mountain Superfund Site located in Kings Mountain, Gaston County, North Carolina. The settlement addresses recovery of CERCLA costs for a cleanup action performed by the EPA at the Site. DATES: The Agency will consider public comments on the settlement until December 21, 2016. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the proposed settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. ADDRESSES: Copies of the settlement are available from the Agency by contacting Ms. Paula V. Painter, Program Analyst, using the contact information provided in this notice. Comments may also be submitted by referencing the Site’s name through one of the following methods: Internet: https://www.epa.gov/ aboutepa/about-epa-region-4southeast#r4-public-notices. • U.S. Mail: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Superfund Division, Attn: Paula V. Painter, 61 Forsyth Street SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303. • Email: Painter.Paula@epa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula V. Painter at 404/562–8887. SUMMARY: Dated: October 26, 2016. Greg Armstrong, Acting Chief, Enforcement and Community Engagement Branch, Superfund Division. [FR Doc. 2016–27979 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 224 (Monday, November 21, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-27979]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[CERCLA-04-2017-3750; FRL-9955-46-Region 4]


Crowders Mountain Site, Kings Mountain, Gaston County, North 
Carolina; Notice of Settlement

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice of settlement.

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SUMMARY: Under 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the United States 
Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a settlement with 
North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, concerning 
the Crowders Mountain Superfund Site located in Kings Mountain, Gaston 
County, North Carolina. The settlement addresses recovery of CERCLA 
costs for a cleanup action performed by the EPA at the Site.

DATES: The Agency will consider public comments on the settlement until 
December 21, 2016. The Agency will consider all comments received and 
may modify or withdraw its consent to the proposed settlement if 
comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that 
the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the settlement are available from the Agency by 
contacting Ms. Paula V. Painter, Program Analyst, using the contact 
information provided in this notice. Comments may also be submitted by 
referencing the Site's name through one of the following methods:
    Internet: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-epa-region-4-southeast#r4-public-notices.
     U.S. Mail: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Superfund 
Division, Attn: Paula V. Painter, 61 Forsyth Street SW., Atlanta, 
Georgia 30303.
     Email: Painter.Paula@epa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula V. Painter at 404/562-8887.

    Dated: October 26, 2016.
 Greg Armstrong,
Acting Chief, Enforcement and Community Engagement Branch, Superfund 
Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-27979 Filed 11-18-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6560-50-P