Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under The Clean Air Act, 17201-17202 [2019-08190]

Download as PDF 17201 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 24, 2019 / Notices Estimated number of annual responses Activity/requirement Completion time per response (hours) Estimated total annual burden hours ICs Currently Approved Under 1024–0064 Mining and Mining Claims ........................................................................................................... Non-Federal Oil and Gas Rights ................................................................................................. 1 20 176 176 176 3,520 106 5 1 10 15 1 1,060 75 1 3 80 240 1 2 2 5 140 700 5 5 1 2 4 4 1 1 20 20 1 2 534 5 2 4 1,068 20 Affidavit that proposed operations are in compliance with all laws and that information submitted to NPS is accurate ........................................................................................................ Third-Party Monitor Report .......................................................................................................... Notification—Accidents involving Serious Personal Injuries/Death and Fires/Spills ................... Written Report—Accidents Involving Serious Injuries/Deaths and Fires/Spills .......................... Notification—Discovery of any cultural or scientific resources ................................................... Report—Verify Compliance with Permits .................................................................................... Reporting for Hydraulic Fracturing .............................................................................................. Financial Assurance (§§ 9.140–9.144) ........................................................................................ Modification to an Operation (§ 9.150) ........................................................................................ Change of Operator (§§ 9.160–9.161) ......................................................................................... Well Plugging (§§ 9.170–9.171) ................................................................................................... Reconsideration and Appeals (§§ 9.190–9.194) ......................................................................... Public Participation (§ 9.200) ....................................................................................................... 111 60 2 2 1 534 1 5 1 5 33 1 1 1 17 1 16 1 4 2 1 16 8 14 16 4 111 1,020 2 32 1 2,136 2 5 16 40 462 16 4 Total ...................................................................................................................................... 1,451 ........................ 10,752 ICs Previously Approved Under 1024–0274 Proposed To Be Merged Into 1024–0064 Previously Exempt Operations (§§ 9.50–9.53) ............................................................................ Application for Temporary Access Permit (§§ 9.60–9.63) ........................................................... Extension of Temporary Access Permit ...................................................................................... Accessing Oil and Gas Rights From a Surface Location Outside the Park Boundary—Application for Exemption (§§ 9.70–9.73) ........................................................................................ Accessing Oil and Gas Rights From a Surface Location Outside the Park Boundary—Notice of change (§§ 9.70–9.73) ......................................................................................................... Operations Permit (New Operations) Application—(§§ 9.80–9.90) ......................................................................................................... Operating Standards—Simulation Operations (§ 9.118(b)) Demonstrate mechanical integrity ............................................................................................... Record treating pressures and all annular pressures ................................................................. Notify Superintendent if mechanical integrity is lost ................................................................... Report of accident ....................................................................................................................... Operating Standards—Production (§ 9.118(c)) Document maintenance of mechanical integrity ......................................................................... Signage to identify wells .............................................................................................................. General Terms and Conditions (§§ 9.120–9.122) jbell on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Dated: April 18, 2019. Kevin Schmitt, Deputy Associate Director Information Resources, National Park Service. [FR Doc. 2019–08250 Filed 4–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Apr 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under The Clean Air Act On April 18, 2019, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota in the lawsuit entitled United States v. United Taconite LLC, Civil Action No. 19–1043. The United States filed a Complaint in this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act (CAA), naming United Taconite LLC as the defendant. The Complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 violations of the environmental regulations that govern taconite mines and processing plants and the emission of particulate matter from certain sources at defendant’s taconite processing plant in Forbes, St. Louis County, Minnesota. Under the proposed Consent Decree, United Taconite agrees to implement procedures to improve future compliance with the CAA and State regulations, and pay $50,000 in civil penalties. Under the proposed Consent Decree, United Taconite also agrees to replace an existing wet scrubber at its processing plant with a more efficient dry fabric filter particulate matter control system at an estimated cost of over $480,000. In E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1 17202 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 24, 2019 / Notices return, the United States agrees not to sue the defendant under section 113 of the CAA for additional relief related to its past violations. 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 v. United Taconite LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–11178. 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 e-mail ....... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ........... 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 $7.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Randall M. Stone, Acting Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2019–08190 Filed 4–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs jbell on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES [OMB Number 1121–0219] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension Without Change, of a Previously Approved Collection Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, will be SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Apr 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 submitting 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 June 24, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments especially on 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 Benjamin Adams, Social Science Analyst, National Institute of Justice, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: benjamin.adams@ usdoj.gov; telephone: 202–616–3687). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; —Evaluate whether the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden on the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions that were used; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected can be enhanced; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: 1. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Juvenile Residential Facility Census. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number is CJ–15, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 abstract: Primary: Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal. Other: Not-forprofit institutions; Business or other forprofit. Abstract: The Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC), which is administered biennially, collects information from all secure and nonsecure residential placement facilities that house juvenile offenders about how juvenile facilities operate and the services they provide. The information gathered in the national collection will be used in published reports and statistics. The reports will be made available to the U.S. Congress, Executive Office of the President, practitioners, researchers, students, the media, others interested in juvenile facilities, and the general public via the OJP agency websites. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The number of respondents in the facility universe is currently 2,208. It is estimated that 1,988 respondents will complete the entire questionnaire in an average of 2 hours per respondent (2 hours × 1,988 facilities = 3,976 hours). It is anticipated that approximately 10 percent or 220 facilities will provide critical item data by phone during nonresponse follow-up calls taking an average of 10 minutes (10 minutes × 220 facilities = 36.7 hours). It is also anticipated that approximately 10 percent or 220 facilities will provide updated contact information on calls taking an average of 5 minutes (5 minutes × 220 facilities = 18.3 hours). 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 4,031 total burden hours associated with the collection. 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. Dated: April 19, 2019. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2019–08258 Filed 4–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Advisory Committee for Biological Sciences; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, as amended), E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 24, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17201-17202]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-08190]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On April 18, 2019, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Minnesota in the lawsuit entitled United States v. United Taconite 
LLC, Civil Action No. 19-1043.
    The United States filed a Complaint in this lawsuit under the Clean 
Air Act (CAA), naming United Taconite LLC as the defendant. The 
Complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for violations of 
the environmental regulations that govern taconite mines and processing 
plants and the emission of particulate matter from certain sources at 
defendant's taconite processing plant in Forbes, St. Louis County, 
Minnesota. Under the proposed Consent Decree, United Taconite agrees to 
implement procedures to improve future compliance with the CAA and 
State regulations, and pay $50,000 in civil penalties. Under the 
proposed Consent Decree, United Taconite also agrees to replace an 
existing wet scrubber at its processing plant with a more efficient dry 
fabric filter particulate matter control system at an estimated cost of 
over $480,000. In

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return, the United States agrees not to sue the defendant under section 
113 of the CAA for additional relief related to its past violations.
    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 v. United Taconite LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 
90-5-2-1-11178. 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 e-mail.................................  [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 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 $7.50 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Randall M. Stone,
Acting Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, 
Environment and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2019-08190 Filed 4-23-19; 8:45 am]
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