Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act, 61796 [2017-28164]

Download as PDF 61796 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 249 / Friday, December 29, 2017 / Notices manufacturer of the following basic classes of controlled substances: Controlled substance Drug code Oxymorphone ....... Noroxymorphone .. 9652 9668 Schedule II II The company plans to manufacture the above-listed controlled substances in bulk for distribution to its customers. Dated: December 15, 2017. Demetra Ashley, Acting Assistant Administrator. [FR Doc. 2017–28177 Filed 12–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act To submit comments: On December 22, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana in the lawsuit entitled United States et al. v. Sid Richardson Carbon, LTD., (M.D. La.), Civil Case. No. 3:17-cv01792–SDD–RLB. In this civil enforcement action under the federal Clean Air Act (‘‘Act’’), the United States, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, and the State of Texas allege that Sid Richardson Carbon, LTD. (‘‘Defendant’’), failed to comply with certain requirements of the Act intended to protect air quality at three carbon black manufacturing facilities in Addis, Louisiana and Borger and Big Spring, Texas. The complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for violations of the Clean Air Act’s Prevention of Significant Deterioration (‘‘PSD’’) provisions, 42 U.S.C. 7470–92; the Act’s Nonattainment New Source Review provisions, 42 U.S.C. 7501–7515; the Act’s National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, 42 U.S.C. 7412; and various Clean Air Act implementing regulations. The complaint alleges that Defendant failed to obtain appropriate permits and failed to install and operate required pollution control devices to reduce emissions of sulfur dioxide (‘‘SO2’’), nitrogen oxides (‘‘NOX’’), and/or particulate matter (‘‘PM’’) at the Addis, Borger, and Big Spring facilities. The proposed Consent Decree would resolve violations for certain provisions of the Act at the three facilities, and would require the Defendant to reduce harmful SO2, NOX, and PM emissions through the installation and operation of VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:09 Dec 28, 2017 Jkt 244001 pollution controls. The Defendant will also spend $490,000 to fund environmental mitigation projects that will further reduce emissions and benefit communities adversely affected by the pollution from the facilities, and pay a civil penalty of $999,000. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States et al. v. Sid Richardson Carbon, LTD., (M.D. La.), D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–10663. 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: Send them to: By email ....... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, D.C. 20044–7611. By mail ......... During the public comment period, the proposed Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. The Justice Department will provide a paper copy of the proposed 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 $26.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Thomas P. Carroll, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. States et al. v. Valley Wood Preserving, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 1:94–cv– 05984. This case involves claims under CERCLA relating to the costs of remediating soil and groundwater contamination at the Valley Wood Preserving Site in Turlock, California (the ‘‘Site’’). Under the proposed Consent Decree, Valley Wood Preserving, Inc. agrees to conduct the remaining cleanup work at the Site and to pay EPA’s future response costs incurred in connection with the Site. In exchange, Valley Wood Preserving, Inc. receives a covenant not to sue under Sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA and Section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (‘‘RCRA’’). A group of current and former shareholders and employees of Valley Wood Preserving, Inc.—Lynn Shurtliff, Edgar J. Langley, Cordes J. Langley, Catherine E.L. Elawadly, Edith E.. Langley, Joyce Logsdon, the Estate of Michael H. Logsdon, the Marie J. Langley Revocable Trust, and Robert Schmidt—are also parties to the proposed Consent Decree, and also receive covenants not to sue under CERCLA and RCRA. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States, et al. v. Valley Wood Preserving, Inc., et al., D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3–835. 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. 2017–28164 Filed 12–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’) On December 21, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California in the lawsuit entitled United PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Under section 7003(d) of RCRA, a commenter may request an opportunity for a public meeting in the affected area. During the public comment period, the proposed Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: https:// www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of the proposed 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. E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 249 (Friday, December 29, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 61796]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-28164]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On December 22, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Middle 
District of Louisiana in the lawsuit entitled United States et al. v. 
Sid Richardson Carbon, LTD., (M.D. La.), Civil Case. No. 3:17-cv-01792-
SDD-RLB.
    In this civil enforcement action under the federal Clean Air Act 
(``Act''), the United States, the Louisiana Department of Environmental 
Quality, and the State of Texas allege that Sid Richardson Carbon, LTD. 
(``Defendant''), failed to comply with certain requirements of the Act 
intended to protect air quality at three carbon black manufacturing 
facilities in Addis, Louisiana and Borger and Big Spring, Texas. The 
complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for violations of 
the Clean Air Act's Prevention of Significant Deterioration (``PSD'') 
provisions, 42 U.S.C. 7470-92; the Act's Nonattainment New Source 
Review provisions, 42 U.S.C. 7501-7515; the Act's National Emissions 
Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, 42 U.S.C. 7412; and various 
Clean Air Act implementing regulations. The complaint alleges that 
Defendant failed to obtain appropriate permits and failed to install 
and operate required pollution control devices to reduce emissions of 
sulfur dioxide (``SO2''), nitrogen oxides 
(``NOX''), and/or particulate matter (``PM'') at the Addis, 
Borger, and Big Spring facilities.
    The proposed Consent Decree would resolve violations for certain 
provisions of the Act at the three facilities, and would require the 
Defendant to reduce harmful SO2, NOX, and PM 
emissions through the installation and operation of pollution controls. 
The Defendant will also spend $490,000 to fund environmental mitigation 
projects that will further reduce emissions and benefit communities 
adversely affected by the pollution from the facilities, and pay a 
civil penalty of $999,000.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the 
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
and should refer to United States et al. v. Sid Richardson Carbon, 
LTD., (M.D. La.), D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-10663. 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............................  [email protected]
By mail.............................  Assistant Attorney General, U.S.
                                       DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611,
                                       Washington, D.C. 20044-7611.
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    During the public comment period, the proposed Consent Decree may 
be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. The Justice Department will provide 
a paper copy of the proposed 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 $26.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Thomas P. Carroll,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2017-28164 Filed 12-28-17; 8:45 am]
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