Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Recovery Act, 49951 [2018-21492]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 192 / Wednesday, October 3, 2018 / Notices • The victim’s injury or condition substantially worsens, resulting in loss that was not previously compensated. • The victim has incurred additional economic losses due to an eligible injury or condition. • The claimant has information in support of the claim that was not submitted to the VCF when the award was determined and that the claimant believes would affect the amount of the calculated loss. • The claimant needs to add, change, or remove the Personal Representative or parent/guardian on an existing claim. • The claim was denied or deemed inactive because the claimant did not respond to the VCF’s request for missing information and the claimant is now ready to provide the requested documents. • The claimant has received the initial award determination on the claim and is seeking reimbursement for out-ofpocket medical expenses that total more than $2,000. • The claimant previously submitted a claim for one or more components of economic loss and now wants to withdraw that portion of the claim. The VCF allows a claimant to file an amendment at any time before or after receiving an initial award determination, including after any payment has been made on the claim, so long as the amendment is filed before December 18, 2020. Section 5 (pp. 73– 74) of the VCF’s Policies and Procedures explains the amendments policy in detail. Topic 8 Questions A. What factors should the VCF consider to limit the filing of amendments? For example, should the VCF impose a temporal limitation, such that the VCF will only consider information and/or claimed losses that were not known to the claimant, or did not exist, at the time the original claim was filed? B. What additional suggestions do you have for possible changes to the amendments policy and process that address the goals of preserving funds and ensuring that funding is prioritized for those with the most debilitating eligible conditions? daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Topic 9: Other Issues/Considerations A. What additional suggestions do you have for changes to the VCF’s policies and procedures that address the goals of preserving funds and ensuring that funding is prioritized for those with the most debilitating eligible conditions? VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 02, 2018 Jkt 247001 49951 Dated: September 28, 2018. Rupa Bhattacharyya, Special Master, September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. To submit comments: Send them to: By email ....... [FR Doc. 2018–21490 Filed 10–2–18; 8:45 am] By mail ......... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. BILLING CODE 4410–13–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Recovery Act On September 25, 2018, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Versatile Metals, Inc., Civil Action No. 18–04126–JP. The United States filed this lawsuit against defendant Versatile Metals, Inc. under Sections 107(a) and 113(g) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). 42 U.S.C. 9607(a) and 9613(g). The complaint requests an order requiring the defendant to reimburse the United States for response costs incurred by the Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) in addressing the release of hazardous substances at the Metal Bank of America, Inc. Superfund Site in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Under the Consent Decree, the defendant has agreed to pay $42,000 to resolve the United States response costs claims, an amount agreed upon by EPA after review of defendant’s financial information and a determination of what it could pay without incurring undue financial hardship, in accordance with the EPA’s Ability-to-Pay guidance. Defendant has also agreed to assign to the United States its rights to claims under certain comprehensive general liability insurance policies. In return, the United States covenants not to sue the defendant for the claims alleged in the complaint. 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. Versatile Metals, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3–11890. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after publication of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: https:// www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. Alternatively, 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 $5.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Robert Brook, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2018–21492 Filed 10–2–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund Activities Reports ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund Activities Reports.’’ This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by December 3, 2018. ADDRESSES: 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 by contacting Joe Williams by telephone at (202) 693– SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Recovery Act

    On September 25, 2018, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern 
District of Pennsylvania in the lawsuit entitled United States v. 
Versatile Metals, Inc., Civil Action No. 18-04126-JP.
    The United States filed this lawsuit against defendant Versatile 
Metals, Inc. under Sections 107(a) and 113(g) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). 42 
U.S.C. 9607(a) and 9613(g). The complaint requests an order requiring 
the defendant to reimburse the United States for response costs 
incurred by the Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') in addressing 
the release of hazardous substances at the Metal Bank of America, Inc. 
Superfund Site in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, 
Pennsylvania. Under the Consent Decree, the defendant has agreed to pay 
$42,000 to resolve the United States response costs claims, an amount 
agreed upon by EPA after review of defendant's financial information 
and a determination of what it could pay without incurring undue 
financial hardship, in accordance with the EPA's Ability-to-Pay 
guidance. Defendant has also agreed to assign to the United States its 
rights to claims under certain comprehensive general liability 
insurance policies. In return, the United States covenants not to sue 
the defendant for the claims alleged in the complaint.
    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. Versatile Metals, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 
90-11-3-11890. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) 
days after publication 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, DC 20044-7611.
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    During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: https://www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. Alternatively, 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 $5.25 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Robert Brook,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2018-21492 Filed 10-2-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4410-15-P