Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act, 10402-10403 [2017-02741]

Download as PDF 10402 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 27 / Friday, February 10, 2017 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Bureau of Justice Statistics, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until April 11, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments 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 E. Ann Carson, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW., Washington, DC 20531 (email: elizabeth.carson@usdoj.gov; telephone: 202–616–3496). 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: Summary of Sentenced Population Movement—National Prisoner Statistics. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form numbers for the questionnaire are NPS–1b (Summary of Sentenced Population Movement) and NPS–1B(T) VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Feb 09, 2017 Jkt 241001 Prisoner Population Report—U.S. Territories. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in the Office of Justice Programs. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: For the NPS–1B form, 51 central reporters (one from each state and the Federal Bureau of Prisons) responsible for keeping records on inmates will be asked to provide information for the following categories: (a) As of December 31, the number of male and female inmates within their custody and under their jurisdiction with maximum sentences of more than one year, one year or less; and unsentenced inmates; (b) The number of inmates housed in privately operated facilities, county or other local authority correctional facilities, or in other state or Federal facilities on December 31; (c) Prison admission information in the calendar year for the following categories: New court commitments, parole violators, other conditional release violators returned, transfers from other jurisdictions, AWOLs and escapees returned, and returns from appeal and bond; (d) Prison release information in the calendar year for the following categories: Expirations of sentence, commutations, other conditional releases, probations, supervised mandatory releases, paroles, other conditional releases, deaths by cause, AWOLs, escapes, transfers to other jurisdictions, and releases to appeal or bond; (e) Number of inmates under jurisdiction on December 31 by race and Hispanic origin; (f) Number of inmates under jurisdiction classified as non-citizens and/or under 18 years of age; (g) Testing of incoming inmates for HIV; and HIV infection and AIDS cases on December 31; and (h) The aggregated rated, operational, and/or design capacities, by sex, of the state/BOP’s correctional facilities at year-end. For the NPS–1B(T) form, five central reporters from the U.S. Territories and Commonwealths of Guam, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa will be asked to provide information for the following categories for the calendar year just ended, and, if available, for the previous calendar year: (a) As of December 31, the number of male and female inmates within their custody and under their jurisdiction with maximum sentences of more than one year, one year or less; and PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 unsentenced inmates; and an assessment of the completeness of these counts (complete, partial, or estimated) (b) The number of inmates under jurisdiction on December 31 but in the custody of facilities operated by other jurisdictions’ authorities solely to reduce prison overcrowding; (c) Number of inmates under jurisdiction on December 31 by race and Hispanic origin; (d) The aggregated rated, operational, and/or design capacities, by sex, of the territory’s/Commonwealth’s correctional facilities at year-end. The Bureau of Justice Statistics uses this information in published reports and for the U.S. Congress, Executive Office of the President, practitioners, researchers, students, the media, and others interested in criminal justice statistics. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 51 respondents, each taking an average 6.5 total hours to respond to the NPS–1B form. 5 respondents, each taking an average of 2 hours to respond to the NPS–1B(T) form. The burden estimate is based on feedback from respondents in the most recent data collection, and remains the same as the previous clearance. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There is an estimated 341.5 total 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.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 7, 2017. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2017–02763 Filed 2–9–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act On February 3, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, Hammond Division, in the lawsuit entitled United States and the State of Indiana v. Sanitary District of E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 27 / Friday, February 10, 2017 / Notices Hammond (N.D. Ind.), Civil Action No. 2:17–cv–00048. The United States and the State of Indiana filed this lawsuit against the Sanitary District of Hammond (‘‘Defendant’’) under the Clean Water Act. The complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for violations of Defendant’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit and for failing to completely and timely respond to an information request issued to the Defendant by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The consent decree requires the Defendant to perform injunctive relief, including developing and implementing a long term control plan to reduce or eliminate discharges of untreated sewage through permitted combined sewer overflow outfalls located in Defendant’s wastewater conveyance and treatment system. The Defendant will pay civil penalties of $225,000 to the United States and $22,500 to the State, and will perform a State-only Supplemental Environmental Project. The Defendant will pay stipulated penalties of $313,500 to the United States to resolve the Defendant’s alleged violations of a separate consent decree that the parties entered into in 1999. The Defendant will also install and operate a disinfection system on its existing combined sewer overflow storage basin. 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 and the State of Indiana v. Sanitary District of Hammond, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–3308/2. 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 U.S. 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 U.S. 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 18:35 Feb 09, 2017 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 of the entire Consent Decree with appendices (160 pages at 25 cents per page reproduction cost), please enclose a check or money order for $40.00 made payable to the United States Treasury. For a paper copy without the appendices and signature pages, the cost is $15.75. 10403 Advisory Council should forward their requests to the Executive Secretary or telephone (202) 693–8668. Oral presentations will be limited to ten minutes, time permitting, but an extended statement may be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities who need special accommodations, or others who need special accommodations, should contact the Executive Secretary by March 15. Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. Dated: February 7, 2017. Timothy D. Hauser, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Operations, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–02741 Filed 2–9–17; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2017–02813 Filed 2–9–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration Employment and Training Administration 185th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance Pursuant to the authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, the 185th open meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans (also known as the ERISA Advisory Council) will be held on March 22, 2017. The meeting will take place in Room S–2508, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210 from 9:00 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 p.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. in C–5320, Room 6, at the same address. The purpose of the open meeting is to welcome the new members, introduce the Council Chair and Vice Chair, and set the topics to be addressed by the Council in 2017. Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written statement may do so by submitting 30 copies on or before March 15, 2017 to Larry Good, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Labor, Suite N–5623, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted as email attachments in text or pdf format transmitted to good.larry@dol.gov. It is requested that statements not be included in the body of the email. Relevant statements received on or before March 15, 2017 will be included in the record of the meeting. No deletions, modifications, or redactions will be made to the statements received, as they are public records. Individuals or representatives of organizations wishing to address the Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of Labor under Section 221(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (‘‘the Act’’) and are identified in the Appendix to this notice. Upon receipt of these petitions, the Director of the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, has instituted investigations pursuant to Section 221(a) of the Act. The purpose of each of the investigations is to determine whether the workers are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Title II, Chapter 2, of the Act. The investigations will further relate, as appropriate, to the determination of the date on which total or partial separations began or threatened to begin and the subdivision of the firm involved. The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing, provided such request is filed in writing with the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, no later than February 21, 2017. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the investigations to the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than February 21, 2017. The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 27 (Friday, February 10, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10402-10403]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-02741]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On February 3, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the Northern 
District of Indiana, Hammond Division, in the lawsuit entitled United 
States and the State of Indiana v. Sanitary District of

[[Page 10403]]

Hammond (N.D. Ind.), Civil Action No. 2:17-cv-00048.
    The United States and the State of Indiana filed this lawsuit 
against the Sanitary District of Hammond (``Defendant'') under the 
Clean Water Act. The complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil 
penalties for violations of Defendant's National Pollutant Discharge 
Elimination System permit and for failing to completely and timely 
respond to an information request issued to the Defendant by the United 
States Environmental Protection Agency.
    The consent decree requires the Defendant to perform injunctive 
relief, including developing and implementing a long term control plan 
to reduce or eliminate discharges of untreated sewage through permitted 
combined sewer overflow outfalls located in Defendant's wastewater 
conveyance and treatment system. The Defendant will pay civil penalties 
of $225,000 to the United States and $22,500 to the State, and will 
perform a State-only Supplemental Environmental Project. The Defendant 
will pay stipulated penalties of $313,500 to the United States to 
resolve the Defendant's alleged violations of a separate consent decree 
that the parties entered into in 1999. The Defendant will also install 
and operate a disinfection system on its existing combined sewer 
overflow storage basin.
    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 and the State of Indiana v. Sanitary 
District of Hammond, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-3308/2. 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 U.S. 
mail:

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         To submit comments:                     Send them to:
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By email............................  pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov.
By U.S. 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.
    For a paper copy of the entire Consent Decree with appendices (160 
pages at 25 cents per page reproduction cost), please enclose a check 
or money order for $40.00 made payable to the United States Treasury. 
For a paper copy without the appendices and signature pages, the cost 
is $15.75.

Jeffrey Sands,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2017-02741 Filed 2-9-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4410-15-P