Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act, 88270 [2016-29276]

Download as PDF 88270 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 235 / Wednesday, December 7, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act On November 22, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina in the lawsuit entitled United States v. CTS Corporation, Mills Gap Road Associates, and Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Civil Action No. 1:16–cv–00380. The United States, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), filed this lawsuit under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). The complaint seeks performance of response actions to address contamination of tricholorethylene in the groundwater at the CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund Site in Asheville, North Carolina. The proposed consent decree would resolve the claims alleged in the complaint. It requires the defendants, CTS Corporation, Mills Gap Road Associates, and Northrop Grumman Corporation, to implement the remedy selected by EPA, which is estimated to cost $8,885,000. 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. CTS Corporation, Mills Gap Road Associates, and Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–2–08135/2. 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. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES By mail ......... 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Dec 06, 2016 Jkt 241001 Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ— ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. For a paper copy, please enclose a check or money order for $109.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. For a paper copy without the exhibits and signature pages, the cost is $8.50. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–29355 Filed 12–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act On December 1, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Western Division of North Dakota in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Slawson Exploration Company, Inc., Civil Action No. 1:16–cv–00413– CSM. The United States filed this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act. The United States’ complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for violations of (a) the Federal Implementation Plan for Oil and Natural Gas Well Production Facilities; Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and (b) North Dakota’s federally-approved State Implementation Plan at well pads owned and operated by Slawson in North Dakota. The principal violations relate to alleged failures to adequately design, operate, and maintain storage tank vapor control systems, resulting in emissions of volatile organic compounds (‘‘VOC’’) and other pollutants to the atmosphere. Many of the well pads are located on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. The remainder are located in North Dakota outside the exterior boundaries of the reservation. The consent decree requires Slawson to perform injunctive relief and pay a $2.1 million civil penalty. 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. Slawson Exploration Company, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1– 11261. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, D.C. 20044– 7611. By mail ..... 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 $21.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Robert Brook, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–29276 Filed 12–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics Proposed Collection, Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revisions to the confidentiality pledge for the following information collections titles. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 235 (Wednesday, December 7, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On December 1, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the Western 
Division of North Dakota in the lawsuit entitled United States v. 
Slawson Exploration Company, Inc., Civil Action No. 1:16-cv-00413-CSM.
    The United States filed this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act. The 
United States' complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties 
for violations of (a) the Federal Implementation Plan for Oil and 
Natural Gas Well Production Facilities; Fort Berthold Indian 
Reservation and (b) North Dakota's federally-approved State 
Implementation Plan at well pads owned and operated by Slawson in North 
Dakota. The principal violations relate to alleged failures to 
adequately design, operate, and maintain storage tank vapor control 
systems, resulting in emissions of volatile organic compounds (``VOC'') 
and other pollutants to the atmosphere. Many of the well pads are 
located on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. The remainder are 
located in North Dakota outside the exterior boundaries of the 
reservation. The consent decree requires Slawson to perform injunctive 
relief and pay a $2.1 million civil penalty.
    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. Slawson Exploration Company, Inc., 
D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-11261. 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 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 $21.00 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Robert Brook,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-29276 Filed 12-6-16; 8:45 am]
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