Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under The Clean Air Act, 8895 [2019-04495]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 48 / Tuesday, March 12, 2019 / Notices Revision of a currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Limited Permittee Transaction Report. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form number (if applicable): ATF F 5400.4. Component: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Department of Justice. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Other (if applicable): Business or other for-profit. Abstract: The purpose of this collection is to enable ATF to determine if limited permittees have exceeded the number of receipts of explosives materials they are allowed, as well as the eligibility of such persons to purchase explosive materials. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 125 respondents will utilize the form approximately six (6) times annually, and it will take each respondent approximately 20 minutes to complete each form. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 750 hours, which is equal to 125 (# of respondents) * 6 (number of responses per respondent) * .333333 (20 mins). 7. An Explanation of the Change in Estimates: The public cost burden for this information collection increased by a total $45 from $368 since the last renewal in 2016 to $413 in 2019, due to a postage rate from 49 cents to 55 cents. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Dated: March 7, 2019. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. 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. [FR Doc. 2019–04443 Filed 3–11–19; 8:45 am] Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under The Clean Air Act On March 6, 2019, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in the lawsuit entitled United States of America v. ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, Civil Action No. 1:19–cv–121. The United States has also filed a Complaint, concurrently with the proposed Consent Decree, alleging ExxonMobil Oil Corporation (‘‘ExxonMobil’’) violated Sections 112(r)(1) and 112(r)(7) of the Clean Air Act (‘‘CAA’’), 42 U.S.C. 7412(r)(1) and (r)(7), which requires measures to prevent accidental releases of extremely hazardous substances that can have serious public health and environmental consequences. The Consent Decree and Complaint address CAA claims arising from an April 17, 2013 fire at ExxonMobil’s oil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, that killed two workers and injured ten others. Under the proposed Consent Decree, ExxonMobil will pay a $616,000 civil penalty, hire an independent third party auditor, and perform a supplemental environmental project (‘‘SEP’’). The auditor will conduct a compliance audit of ExxonMobil’s procedures for opening process equipment at ten different process units at the refinery and also evaluate the company’s procedures for conducting risk-based mechanical integrity inspections. The SEP requires ExxonMobil to purchase a hazardous materials Incident Command Vehicle, valued at $730,000, for the Beaumont Fire & Rescue Service. 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 of America v. ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–11637. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted by either email or by mail: By mail ......... BILLING CODE 4410–FY–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:50 Mar 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8895 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. Please enclose a check or money order for $7.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Thomas Carroll, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2019–04495 Filed 3–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1140–0075] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension Without Change of a Currently Approved Collection Transactions Among Licensees/Permittees, Limited Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until May 13, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments, regarding the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information, please contact: Anita Scheddel, Program Analyst, ATF Explosives Industry Programs Branch, either by mail at 99 New York Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20226, or by email at eipb-informationcollection@atf.gov or by telephone at 202–648–7158. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On March 6, 2019, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern 
District of Texas in the lawsuit entitled United States of America v. 
ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, Civil Action No. 1:19-cv-121.
    The United States has also filed a Complaint, concurrently with the 
proposed Consent Decree, alleging ExxonMobil Oil Corporation 
(``ExxonMobil'') violated Sections 112(r)(1) and 112(r)(7) of the Clean 
Air Act (``CAA''), 42 U.S.C. 7412(r)(1) and (r)(7), which requires 
measures to prevent accidental releases of extremely hazardous 
substances that can have serious public health and environmental 
consequences. The Consent Decree and Complaint address CAA claims 
arising from an April 17, 2013 fire at ExxonMobil's oil refinery in 
Beaumont, Texas, that killed two workers and injured ten others.
    Under the proposed Consent Decree, ExxonMobil will pay a $616,000 
civil penalty, hire an independent third party auditor, and perform a 
supplemental environmental project (``SEP''). The auditor will conduct 
a compliance audit of ExxonMobil's procedures for opening process 
equipment at ten different process units at the refinery and also 
evaluate the company's procedures for conducting risk-based mechanical 
integrity inspections. The SEP requires ExxonMobil to purchase a 
hazardous materials Incident Command Vehicle, valued at $730,000, for 
the Beaumont Fire & Rescue Service.
    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 of America v. ExxonMobil Oil 
Corporation, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-11637. All comments must be 
submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of 
this notice. Comments may be submitted by either 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 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.
    Please enclose a check or money order for $7.25 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Thomas Carroll,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2019-04495 Filed 3-11-19; 8:45 am]
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