Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Toxic Substances Control Act, 40021 [2017-17777]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 23, 2017 / Notices 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: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_ Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy of the Consent Decree upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please email 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 $6.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Susan M. Akers, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2017–17784 Filed 8–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P To submit comments: asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Toxic Substances Control Act Jkt 241001 pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ–ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ........ On August 17, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Accolade Construction Group Inc., Civil Action No. 15 Civ. 5855 (JCF) On July 27, 2015, the United States filed a complaint on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) alleging that Accolade Construction Group, Inc. (‘‘Accolade’’) violated the Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule, 40 CFR part 745, subpart E (‘‘RRP Rule’’), promulgated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (‘‘TSCA’’), 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq., during renovation work in 2013 and 2014 at six residential buildings in New York City. The complaint sought an injunction compelling compliance by Accolade in the future and an order requiring Accolade to disgorge the proceeds of conduct in violation of TSCA and the RRP Rule. Pursuant to the proposed consent decree, both Accolade and its principal 16:47 Aug 22, 2017 Send them to: By email ...... DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE VerDate Sep<11>2014 Faisal Ahmed (‘‘Ahmed,’’ and, collectively, with Accolade, the ‘‘Settling Accolade Parties’’) agree to injunctive relief that, among other things, requires them, for the term of the consent decree, to (1) provide EPA with notice and a proposed RRP Rule compliance plan prior to doing any renovation work covered by the RRP; (2) provide EPA with notice of each proposed renovation project prior to engaging in that project; (3) comply with the RRP Rule, and (4) maintain necessary records. The Settling Accolade Parties also agree to pay $58,000 in disgorgement, representing profits gained as a result of the conduct alleged in the complaint. The consent decree resolves any claims of the United States against Accolade or Ahmed for the violations of TSCA alleged in the Complaint through the date of lodging. 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. Accolade, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–11139. 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: 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 $9.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Susan M. Akers, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 162 (Wednesday, August 23, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 40021]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Toxic 
Substances Control Act

    On August 17, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the Southern 
District of New York in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Accolade 
Construction Group Inc., Civil Action No. 15 Civ. 5855 (JCF)
    On July 27, 2015, the United States filed a complaint on behalf of 
the Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') alleging that Accolade 
Construction Group, Inc. (``Accolade'') violated the Renovation, 
Repair, and Painting Rule, 40 CFR part 745, subpart E (``RRP Rule''), 
promulgated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (``TSCA''), 15 
U.S.C. 2601 et seq., during renovation work in 2013 and 2014 at six 
residential buildings in New York City. The complaint sought an 
injunction compelling compliance by Accolade in the future and an order 
requiring Accolade to disgorge the proceeds of conduct in violation of 
TSCA and the RRP Rule.
    Pursuant to the proposed consent decree, both Accolade and its 
principal Faisal Ahmed (``Ahmed,'' and, collectively, with Accolade, 
the ``Settling Accolade Parties'') agree to injunctive relief that, 
among other things, requires them, for the term of the consent decree, 
to (1) provide EPA with notice and a proposed RRP Rule compliance plan 
prior to doing any renovation work covered by the RRP; (2) provide EPA 
with notice of each proposed renovation project prior to engaging in 
that project; (3) comply with the RRP Rule, and (4) maintain necessary 
records. The Settling Accolade Parties also agree to pay $58,000 in 
disgorgement, representing profits gained as a result of the conduct 
alleged in the complaint. The consent decree resolves any claims of the 
United States against Accolade or Ahmed for the violations of TSCA 
alleged in the Complaint through the date of lodging.
    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. Accolade, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-
11139. 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 $9.50 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Susan M. Akers,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2017-17777 Filed 8-22-17; 8:45 am]
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