Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 51504-51505 [2018-22121]

Download as PDF 51504 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 197 / Thursday, October 11, 2018 / Notices More detail regarding these changes can be found at www.asme.org. On September 15, 2004, ASME filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on October 13, 2004 (69 FR 60895). The last notification with the Attorney General was filed on January 25, 2018. A notice was filed in the Federal Register on March 19, 2018. (83 FR 12026). Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics Unit, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2018–22092 Filed 10–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P project remains open, and ODPi intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On November 23, 2015, ODPi filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on December 23, 2015 (80 FR 79930). The last notification was filed with the Department on April 6, 2018. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on May 4, 2018 (83 FR 19836). Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics Unit, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2018–22082 Filed 10–10–18; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE BILLING CODE 4410–11–P Antitrust Division khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—ODPi, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on September 17, 2018, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), ODPi, Inc. (‘‘ODPi’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Infosys Limited, Bengaluru, INDIA; EMC Corporation, Hopkinton, MA; General Electric Company, San Ramon, CA; WANdisco, Inc., San Ramon, CA; Ampool, Inc., Santa Clara, CA; DataTorrent, Santa Clara, CA; XIILAB Co., Ltd., Gyeonggi, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; VMWare, Inc., Palo Alto, CA; General Motors, Detroit, MI; 4C Decision, Herndon, VA; and Skytechnology sp. z o.o., Warsaw, POLAND, have withdrawn as parties to this venture. In addition, SAS Institute, Inc., Cary, NC; and China Mobile Communication Company Ltd., Beijing, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA were reported in error on the last filing as parties who had withdrawn from this venture. SAS Institute, Inc. and China Mobile Communication Company Ltd. remain as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:54 Oct 10, 2018 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—ASTM International Standards Notice is hereby given that on September 7, 2018 pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), ASTM International (‘‘ASTM’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing additions or changes to its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, ASTM has provided an updated list of current, ongoing ASTM activities originating between May 7, 2018 and September 4, 2018 designated as Work Items. A complete listing of ASTM Work Items, along with a brief description of each, is available at http://www.astm.org. On September 15, 2004, ASTM filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on November 10, 2004 (69 FR 65226). The last notification with the Department was filed on May 21, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A notice was filed in the Federal Register on July 9, 2018 (83 FR 31776). Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics Unit, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2018–22081 Filed 10–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act On October 4, 2018, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in the lawsuit entitled United States v. NL Industries, Inc., Civil Action No. 4:18–cv–1695. The United States filed this lawsuit under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). The United States’ complaint names NL Industries, Inc. as the Defendant. The complaint seeks recovery of costs that the United States incurred responding to releases of hazardous substances at the Big River Mine Tailings Superfund Site in St. Francois County, Missouri. The complaint also seeks injunctive relief in the form of the performance of the selected remedy for Operable Unit 01 of the Site. The Consent Decree requires the defendant to pay $13 million of the United States’ response costs. In return for the Defendant’s commitments, the United States agrees not to sue the Defendant under sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA and Section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (‘‘RCRA’’). 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. NL Industries, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3–09306/5. 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. E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 197 / Thursday, October 11, 2018 / Notices To submit comments: Send them to: By mail ......... Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. 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 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 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 $4.75 (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. 2018–22121 Filed 10–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Renewal of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee The Secretary of Labor is announcing the renewal of a Federal Advisory Committee. In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the Secretary of Labor has determined that the renewal of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee (the ‘‘Committee’’) is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Commissioner of Labor Statistics by 29 U.S.C. 1 and 2. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. The Committee provides advice to the Bureau of Labor Statistics from the points of view of data users from various sectors of the U.S. economy, including the labor, business, research, academic and government communities, on matters related to the analysis, dissemination, and use of the Bureau’s statistics, on its published reports, and VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:54 Oct 10, 2018 Jkt 247001 on gaps between or the need for new Bureau statistics. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body to the BLS, on technical topics selected by the BLS. The Committee is responsible for providing the Commissioner of Labor Statistics: (1) The priorities of data users; (2) suggestions concerning the addition of new programs, changes in the emphasis of existing programs or cessation of obsolete programs; and (3) advice on potential innovations in data analysis, dissemination and presentation. The Committee reports to the Commissioner of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. The Committee will not exceed 20 members. Committee members are nominated by the Commissioner of Labor Statistics and approved by the Secretary of Labor. Membership of the Committee will represent a balance of expertise across a broad range of BLS program areas, including employment and unemployment statistics, occupational safety and health statistics, compensation measures, price indexes, and productivity measures; or other areas related to the subject matter of BLS programs. All committee members will have extensive research or practical experience using BLS data. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body, in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Charter will be filed under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. For Further Information Contact: Lisa Fieldhouse, Office of the Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics, telephone: 202–691–5025, email: Fieldhouse.Lisa@ bls.gov. Signed at Washington, DC, this 4th day of October 2018. Mark Staniorski, Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. [FR Doc. 2018–22104 Filed 10–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical Advisory Committee; Renewal of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical Advisory Committee The Secretary of Labor is announcing the renewal of a Federal Advisory Committee. In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51505 the Secretary of Labor has determined that the renewal of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical Advisory Committee (the ‘‘Committee’’) is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Commissioner of Labor Statistics by 29 U.S.C. 1 and 2. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. The Committee presents advice and makes recommendations to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on technical aspects of the collection and formulation of economic measures. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body to the BLS, on technical topics selected by the BLS. Important aspects of the Committee’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: a. Provide comments on papers and presentations developed by BLS research and program staff. The comments will address the technical soundness of the research and whether it reflects best practices in the relevant fields. b. Recommend that BLS conduct research projects to address technical problems with BLS statistics that have been identified in the academic literature. c. Participate in discussions of areas where the types or coverage of economic statistics could be expanded or improved and areas where statistics are no longer relevant. The Committee reports to the Commissioner of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. The Committee consists of approximately sixteen members who serve as Special Government Employees. Members are appointed by the BLS and are approved by the Secretary of Labor. Committee members are economists, statisticians, and behavioral scientists and are chosen to achieve a balanced membership across those disciplines. They are prominent experts in their fields and recognized for their professional achievements and objectivity. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body, in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Charter will be filed under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. For Further Information Contact: Lisa Fieldhouse, Office of the Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics, telephone: 202–691–5025, email: Fieldhouse.Lisa@ bls.gov. E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 197 (Thursday, October 11, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51504-51505]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-22121]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On October 4, 2018, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern 
District of Missouri in the lawsuit entitled United States v. NL 
Industries, Inc., Civil Action No. 4:18-cv-1695.
    The United States filed this lawsuit under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). The 
United States' complaint names NL Industries, Inc. as the Defendant. 
The complaint seeks recovery of costs that the United States incurred 
responding to releases of hazardous substances at the Big River Mine 
Tailings Superfund Site in St. Francois County, Missouri. The complaint 
also seeks injunctive relief in the form of the performance of the 
selected remedy for Operable Unit 01 of the Site.
    The Consent Decree requires the defendant to pay $13 million of the 
United States' response costs. In return for the Defendant's 
commitments, the United States agrees not to sue the Defendant under 
sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA and Section 7003 of the Resource 
Conservation and Recovery Act (``RCRA'').
    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. NL Industries, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90-
11-3-09306/5. 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].

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By mail.............................  Assistant Attorney General, U.S.
                                       DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611,
                                       Washington, DC 20044-7611.
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    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 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 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 $4.75 (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. 2018-22121 Filed 10-10-18; 8:45 am]
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