Notice of Lodging of Proposed Partial Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act, 34335 [2017-15450]

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The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Partial Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. The City of Cleveland Heights, Ohio and The State of Ohio, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–10457. 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. By mail ......... [FR Doc. 2017–15470 Filed 7–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4335–30–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Partial Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act On July 19, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Partial Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in the lawsuit entitled United States v. The City of Cleveland Heights, Ohio and The State of Ohio, Civil Action No. 17–cv–1517. The United States filed this lawsuit under the Clean Water Act. The United States’ complaint alleges that the City of Cleveland Heights, Ohio violated the Clean Water Act and the City’s stormwater permit by allowing discharges of untreated sanitary sewage into local streams flowing to Lake Erie. The complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties. The State of Ohio is named as a defendant solely to satisfy Section 309(e) of the Clean Water Act 33 U.S.C. 1319(e). The Partial Consent Decree requires Cleveland Heights to perform a comprehensive study of its sewer system and submit a plan, for EPA approval, to eliminate sanitary sewer overflows. The agreement also requires certain early action projects to reduce sanitary sewage overflows and improvements to the City’s sewer system operations. The Partial Consent Decree does not resolve the United States’ claims. The schedule for implementing the approved plan and PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 During the public comment period, the Partial Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of the Partial 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 $22.75 (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 $12.25. Randall M. Stone, Acting Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2017–15450 Filed 7–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request National Science Foundation. Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request. AGENCY: ACTION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is inviting the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this proposed continuing information collection. This SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On July 19, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Partial Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the 
Northern District of Ohio in the lawsuit entitled United States v. The 
City of Cleveland Heights, Ohio and The State of Ohio, Civil Action No. 
17-cv-1517.
    The United States filed this lawsuit under the Clean Water Act. The 
United States' complaint alleges that the City of Cleveland Heights, 
Ohio violated the Clean Water Act and the City's stormwater permit by 
allowing discharges of untreated sanitary sewage into local streams 
flowing to Lake Erie. The complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil 
penalties. The State of Ohio is named as a defendant solely to satisfy 
Section 309(e) of the Clean Water Act 33 U.S.C. 1319(e).
    The Partial Consent Decree requires Cleveland Heights to perform a 
comprehensive study of its sewer system and submit a plan, for EPA 
approval, to eliminate sanitary sewer overflows. The agreement also 
requires certain early action projects to reduce sanitary sewage 
overflows and improvements to the City's sewer system operations. The 
Partial Consent Decree does not resolve the United States' claims. The 
schedule for implementing the approved plan and the civil penalty for 
the City's violations will be established separately.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the Partial Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the 
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
and should refer to United States v. The City of Cleveland Heights, 
Ohio and The State of Ohio, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-10457. 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, DC 20044-7611.
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    During the public comment period, the Partial Consent Decree may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of 
the Partial 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 $22.75 (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 $12.25.

Randall M. Stone,
Acting Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, 
Environment and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2017-15450 Filed 7-21-17; 8:45 am]
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