Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”), 50893 [2017-23835]

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’) On October 26, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division, in the lawsuit entitled United States of America v. Cooper Living Trust and Cooper Properties, LP. Civil Action No. 2:17–cv–7836. The United States filed this lawsuit under Sections 106(a) and 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9606(a) and 9607, against the Cooper Living Trust and Cooper Properties, LP (Settling Defendants), for recovery of response costs incurred by the United States and to address environmental contamination at the Cooper Drum Company Superfund Site located in Los Angeles County, California (‘‘the Site’’). The Settling Defendants both owned a portion of the Site at the time of disposal of hazardous substances by the Cooper Drum Company, which operated a drum reconditioning business at the Site. The reconditioning process resulted in contamination of the soil and groundwater beneath the Site. Under the Consent Decree the Settling Defendants agree to complete the sale of property adjacent to the Site (the Property) and pay the United States the greater of 90 percent of the net sales proceeds or $2.5 million. In return, the United States agrees not to sue the Defendants under Sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA. 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 of America v. Cooper Living Trust and Cooper Properties, LP, D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–2–09084/1. All VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:28 Nov 01, 2017 Jkt 244001 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 × 38 pages) payable to the United States Treasury. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2017–23835 Filed 11–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P 50893 A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained free of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201706-1290-001 (this link will only become active on the day following publication of this notice) or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693–4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at DOL_ PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Submit comments about this request by mail to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL–ASP, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503; by Fax: 202–395–5806 (this is not a toll-free number); or by email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are encouraged, but not required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor—OASAM, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Attn: Departmental Information Compliance Management Program, Room N1301, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; or by email: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693– 4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. ADDRESSES: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Evaluation of Strategies Used in the TechHire and Strengthening Working Families Initiative Grant Programs Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy (OASP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ‘‘Evaluation of Strategies Used in the TechHire and Strengthening Working Families Initiative Grant Programs,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before December 4, 2017. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This ICR seeks PRA authority for the Evaluation of Strategies Used in the TechHire and Strengthening Working Families Initiative Grant Programs information collection that will support an evaluation of both the implementation and impact of the programs. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 211 (Thursday, November 2, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act 
(``CERCLA'')

    On October 26, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Central 
District of California, Western Division, in the lawsuit entitled 
United States of America v. Cooper Living Trust and Cooper Properties, 
LP. Civil Action No. 2:17-cv-7836.
    The United States filed this lawsuit under Sections 106(a) and 107 
of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and 
Liability Act (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9606(a) and 9607, against the 
Cooper Living Trust and Cooper Properties, LP (Settling Defendants), 
for recovery of response costs incurred by the United States and to 
address environmental contamination at the Cooper Drum Company 
Superfund Site located in Los Angeles County, California (``the 
Site'').
    The Settling Defendants both owned a portion of the Site at the 
time of disposal of hazardous substances by the Cooper Drum Company, 
which operated a drum reconditioning business at the Site. The 
reconditioning process resulted in contamination of the soil and 
groundwater beneath the Site.
    Under the Consent Decree the Settling Defendants agree to complete 
the sale of property adjacent to the Site (the Property) and pay the 
United States the greater of 90 percent of the net sales proceeds or 
$2.5 million. In return, the United States agrees not to sue the 
Defendants under Sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA.
    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 of America v. Cooper Living Trust and 
Cooper Properties, LP, D.J. Ref. No. 90-11-2-09084/1. 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 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 x 38 pages) payable to the United States Treasury.

Henry S. Friedman,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2017-23835 Filed 11-1-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-15-P