Notice of Request for Certification of Texas Capital Counsel Mechanism, 53530 [2017-24874]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES 53530 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 220 / Thursday, November 16, 2017 / Notices are ‘‘Certain Noticed Parties’’ within the meaning of Paragraph 75 and Appendix G of the Consent Decree. (b) Two parties, Hexion Inc. and MCP Foods, Inc., who are successors to the liability of a single ‘‘arranger’’ party who sent waste to the Omega Chemical Corporation facility in Whittier, California; and (c) Twenty-six parties that had previously resolved their liability associated with the Omega Chemical Corporation facility: American International Industries; Atoll Holdings, Inc.; Brunton Enterprises, Inc.; Carvin Corp.; Central Plaza; Corchem Corporation; Couch and Philippi, Inc.; Ed-Lin Auto Body, Inc.; Gamboa’s Body and Frame Inc.; Good-West Rubber Corp; I & I Deburring, Inc.; J.D. Property Management, Inc.; Kwikset Corporation; Luppen Holdings, Inc.; M & M Printed Bag, Inc.; Newton Heat Treating Company, Inc; NMB, Inc. [name correction replacing New Hampshire Ball Bearing (NHBB)]; Northwestern, Inc.; Penske Corporation; Pneudraulics, Inc.; Pocino Foods Company; Quaker City Plating & Silversmith, LP; Rooke Corp. (dba Aviation Equipment); Santa Fe Braun, Inc; Tech-Graphic, Inc.; and Unidynamics/Phoenix, Inc. This amended settlement requires the additional settling parties in categories (a) and (b) to pay $12,625,000 into Qualified Settlement Funds, as provided for in Paragraph 27(a) of the Consent Decree. The parties in category (c) are parties that have previously resolved their liability within the group of generators at the Omega Chemical Corporation facility, and are not required to pay money to the United States and DTSC. 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 and State of California on behalf of the Department of Toxic Substances Control and Toxic Substances Control Account vs. Abex Aerospace et al., D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3– 06529/10. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 To submit comments: Send them to: By mail ......... Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. As provided by RCRA, a public meeting will be held on the proposed settlement if requested in writing by fifteen (15) days after the publication date of this notice. Requests for a public meeting may be made by contacting the EPA Remedial Project Manager for OU2, Wayne Praskins, by email at praskins.wayne@epa.gov. If a public meeting is requested, information about the date and time of the meeting will be published in the local newspaper, The Whittier Daily, and will be sent to persons on the EPA Omega Superfund Site mailing list. During the public comment period, the lodged proposed Amendment and the previously approved Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: https://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/consentdecrees. We will provide a paper copy of the Consent Decree and the proposed Amendment 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 $88.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) for the Consent Decree and the proposed Amendment, payable to the United States Treasury. For a paper copy of the Consent Decree and the proposed Amendment without the appendices and signature pages, the cost is $23.25. For a paper copy of the Amendment only (without the original Consent Decree), together with its signature pages, the cost is $1.75. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2017–24825 Filed 11–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OLP Docket No. 167] Notice of Request for Certification of Texas Capital Counsel Mechanism Department of Justice. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice advises the public that the State of Texas has requested certification of its capital counsel SUMMARY: 16:52 Nov 15, 2017 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 mechanism by the Attorney General and that public comments may be submitted to the Department of Justice regarding Texas’s request. DATES: Written and electronic comments must be submitted on or before January 16, 2018. Comments received by mail will be considered timely if they are postmarked on or before that date. The electronic Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) will accept comments until Midnight Eastern Time at the end of that day. ADDRESSES: To ensure proper handling of comments, please reference ‘‘Docket No. OLP 167’’ on all electronic and written correspondence. The Department encourages that all comments be submitted electronically through http://www.regulations.gov using the electronic comment form provided on that site. Paper comments that duplicate the electronic submission should not be submitted. Individuals who wish to submit written comments may send those to the contact listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section immediately below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurence Rothenberg, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20530; telephone (202) 532–4465. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 154 of title 28, United States Code, provides special procedures for federal habeas corpus review of cases brought by indigent prisoners in State custody who are subject to capital sentences. These special procedures may be available to a State only if the Attorney General of the United States has certified that the State has established a qualifying mechanism for the appointment, compensation, and payment of reasonable litigation expenses of competent counsel in State postconviction proceedings for indigent capital prisoners. 28 U.S.C. 2261, 2265; 28 CFR part 26. This notice advises the public, pursuant to 28 CFR 26.23(b), that the State of Texas has requested certification of its capital counsel mechanism by the Attorney General. Public comment is solicited regarding Texas’s request. Texas’s request and supporting materials may be viewed at https://www.justice.gov/olp/pendingrequests-final-decisions. Dated: November 13, 2017. Beth A. Williams, Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–24874 Filed 11–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–BB–P E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 220 (Thursday, November 16, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 53530]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-24874]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OLP Docket No. 167]


Notice of Request for Certification of Texas Capital Counsel 
Mechanism

AGENCY: Department of Justice.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that the State of Texas has 
requested certification of its capital counsel mechanism by the 
Attorney General and that public comments may be submitted to the 
Department of Justice regarding Texas's request.

DATES: Written and electronic comments must be submitted on or before 
January 16, 2018. Comments received by mail will be considered timely 
if they are postmarked on or before that date. The electronic Federal 
Docket Management System (FDMS) will accept comments until Midnight 
Eastern Time at the end of that day.

ADDRESSES: To ensure proper handling of comments, please reference 
``Docket No. OLP 167'' on all electronic and written correspondence. 
The Department encourages that all comments be submitted electronically 
through http://www.regulations.gov using the electronic comment form 
provided on that site. Paper comments that duplicate the electronic 
submission should not be submitted. Individuals who wish to submit 
written comments may send those to the contact listed in the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section immediately below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurence Rothenberg, Deputy Assistant 
Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice, 
950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20530; telephone (202) 532-
4465.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 154 of title 28, United States Code, 
provides special procedures for federal habeas corpus review of cases 
brought by indigent prisoners in State custody who are subject to 
capital sentences. These special procedures may be available to a State 
only if the Attorney General of the United States has certified that 
the State has established a qualifying mechanism for the appointment, 
compensation, and payment of reasonable litigation expenses of 
competent counsel in State postconviction proceedings for indigent 
capital prisoners. 28 U.S.C. 2261, 2265; 28 CFR part 26.
    This notice advises the public, pursuant to 28 CFR 26.23(b), that 
the State of Texas has requested certification of its capital counsel 
mechanism by the Attorney General. Public comment is solicited 
regarding Texas's request. Texas's request and supporting materials may 
be viewed at https://www.justice.gov/olp/pending-requests-final-decisions.

    Dated: November 13, 2017.
Beth A. Williams,
Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy.
[FR Doc. 2017-24874 Filed 11-15-17; 8:45 am]
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