Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 8436-8437 [2017-01647]

Download as PDF 8436 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 15 / Wednesday, January 25, 2017 / Notices 33 U.S.C. 1321(b), and Section 7.101 of the TWC. Under the proposed settlement, Defendant will perform injunctive relief aimed at upgrading and advancing the physical and operational state of its WCTS. Specifically, Defendant must improve employee training and the daily operation of its WCTS; overhaul its inspection forms and recordkeeping procedures; assess the condition of the entire WCTS and remediate certain defects identified; study WCTS capacity to identify potential capacity constraints in the system and address field-verified confirmed capacity constraints; install adequate backup power to manage untreated wastewater in the event of electrical failures; and identify and permanently remove certain discovered locations that could divert untreated wastewater from the WCTS to waters or otherwise into the environment. The proposed Consent Decree also requires Defendant to pay a $563,000 civil penalty to the United States and Texas, to be split equally by Plaintiffs, and to pay the State of Texas an additional $30,000 in attorney’s fees. 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 the State of Texas v. City of Tyler, Texas, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–09767. 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. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 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 $36.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. For a paper copy VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:29 Jan 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 requested without the exhibits and signature pages, the cost is $21.25. Thomas P. Carroll, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2017–01571 Filed 1–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Stipulation of Settlement and Order Under the Clean Air Act On January 18, 2017, a proposed Stipulation of Settlement and Order was lodged with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Tauber Oil Company, Civil Action No. 4:17–cv–00153. The United States filed this lawsuit against Tauber Oil Company (‘‘Tauber’’) alleging violations of Section 211(b) of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7545(b), and the regulations promulgated thereunder. The Complaint contends that Tauber sold approximately 1.9 million gallons of a product called ‘‘Mixed Alcohol’’ for use as a fuel additive without complying with the Clean Air Act’s registration and ‘‘substantially similar’’ requirements. The proposed Stipulation of Settlement and Order requires Tauber to pay a civil penalty of $700,000. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Stipulation of Settlement and Order. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. Tauber Oil Company, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–11634. 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 in the following manner: To submit comments: Send them to: By e-mail ...... pubcommentees.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 Stipulation of Settlement and Order may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: https://www.justice.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees. We will provide a paper copy upon written request and PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 $2.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Robert Brook, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2017–01678 Filed 1–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act On January 17, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in the lawsuit entitled United States v. S.H. Bell Company, Civil Action No. 4:17–cv–131. The United States filed this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA,’’ also known as the Superfund statute). The United States’ complaint names S.H. Bell Company as defendant. The complaint seeks injunctive relief under the Clean Air Act and CERCLA to address manganese emissions from S.H. Bell’s plant that spans across the Ohio-Pennsylvania border in East Liverpool, Ohio and Ohioville, Pennsylvania. The consent decree requires several measures to provide both immediate and long-term reductions in fugitive manganese emissions. These safeguards include (i) fenceline monitoring with EPAapproved monitors and required steps to investigate and, if needed, take corrective action if emissions exceed specified trigger levels; (ii) a tracking system for manganese materials and video recordings of certain facility operations to help the company and regulators determine the source of any manganese emissions detected in the future; and (iii) implementation of identified fugitive dust control measures. 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 E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 15 / Wednesday, January 25, 2017 / Notices United States v. S.H. Bell Company, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–11688/1. All comments must be submitted no later than 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 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 $11.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Randall M. Stone, Acting Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2017–01647 Filed 1–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1110–0056] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension of a Previously Approved Collection Justice Management Division, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice, Justice Management Division has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with established review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until February 24, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:29 Jan 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 Lubna Shirazi, Office of Information Policy, U.S. Department of Justice, Suite 11050, 1425 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20530. 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 Bureau of Justice Statistics, 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; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; 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. Overview of This Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Certification of Identity. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form DOJ–361. Facilities and Administrative Services Staff, Justice Management Division, U.S. Department of Justice. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: American Citizens. Other: Federal Government. The information collection will be used by the Department to identify individuals requesting certain records under the Privacy Act. Without this form an individual cannot obtain the information requested. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8437 estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 70,000 respondents will complete each form within approximately 30 minutes. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated total of 35,000 annual burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, 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: January 19, 2017. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA. [FR Doc. 2017–01631 Filed 1–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: NCUA, as part of a continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the following extensions of currently approved collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 27, 2017 to be assured consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the information collection to Dawn Wolfgang, National Credit Union Administration, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, Suite 5067; Fax No. 703–519–8579; or Email at PRAComments@NCUA.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to the address above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NCUA, as part of a continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the following extensions of currently approved collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). OMB Number: 3133–0135. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 15 (Wednesday, January 25, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8436-8437]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-01647]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air 
Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and 
Liability Act

    On January 17, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the Northern 
District of Ohio in the lawsuit entitled United States v. S.H. Bell 
Company, Civil Action No. 4:17-cv-131.
    The United States filed this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act and 
the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability 
Act (``CERCLA,'' also known as the Superfund statute). The United 
States' complaint names S.H. Bell Company as defendant. The complaint 
seeks injunctive relief under the Clean Air Act and CERCLA to address 
manganese emissions from S.H. Bell's plant that spans across the Ohio-
Pennsylvania border in East Liverpool, Ohio and Ohioville, 
Pennsylvania. The consent decree requires several measures to provide 
both immediate and long-term reductions in fugitive manganese 
emissions. These safeguards include (i) fenceline monitoring with EPA-
approved monitors and required steps to investigate and, if needed, 
take corrective action if emissions exceed specified trigger levels; 
(ii) a tracking system for manganese materials and video recordings of 
certain facility operations to help the company and regulators 
determine the source of any manganese emissions detected in the future; 
and (iii) implementation of identified fugitive dust control measures.
    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

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United States v. S.H. Bell Company, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-11688/1. All 
comments must be submitted no later than 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 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 $11.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Randall M. Stone,
Acting Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, 
Environment and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2017-01647 Filed 1-24-17; 8:45 am]
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