Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act, 1824-1825 [2020-00265]

Download as PDF 1824 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 8 / Monday, January 13, 2020 / Notices Germany, India, and Italy). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its determinations on February 3, 2020; views of the Commission are currently scheduled to be completed and filed on February 10, 2020. 6. Outstanding action jackets: None. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer, 202–205–2595. The Commission is holding the meeting under the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552(b). In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the agenda of the following meeting. By order of the Commission: Issued: January 7, 2020. William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–00391 Filed 1–9–20; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under The Clean Air Act On December 3, 2019, 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, et al. v. Lehigh Cement Company LLC and Lehigh White Cement Company, LLC, Civil Action No. 5:19– cv–05688. In a Complaint that was filed simultaneously with the Consent Decree, the United States and seven states and state or local agencies seek injunctive relief against Lehigh Cement Company LLC (‘‘Lehigh’’) and Lehigh White Cement Company, LLC (‘‘Lehigh White’’) and penalties against Lehigh, pursuant to Sections 113(b) and 167 of the Clean Air Act (‘‘the Act’’), 42 U.S.C. 7413(b) and 7477, for alleged violations of the Prevention of Significant Deterioration provisions of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7470–7492; the nonattainment New Source Review provisions of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7501–7515; the federallyapproved and enforceable state implementation plans, which incorporate and/or implement the above listed requirements; and corresponding state laws. The Complaint alleges claims at one or more of eleven Portland cement facilities located in eight states owned or operated by Lehigh or Lehigh White. The states and state or local VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 Jan 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 agencies that have joined the Complaint and are signatories to the Consent Decree consist of Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, New York, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Jefferson County Board of Health (Alabama), and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (California). The Consent Decree would require installation of emissions control technology for nitrogen oxides (NOX) and sulfur dioxide (SO2), emissions monitoring systems, and specified NOX and SO2 emission limits (except that the emission limit for SO2 at the Cupertino, CA facility would be established through a testing program). The Decree would also require Lehigh to pay a civil penalty of $1.3 million, and perform a mitigation project involving upgrading two off-road vehicle engines at an estimated cost of $650,000, which is expected to reduce smog-forming NOX by approximately 25 tons per year. Notice of the lodging of the proposed Consent Decree was originally published in the Federal Register on December 11, 2019. See 84 FR 67758 (Dec. 11, 2019). The publication of the original notice opened a 30-day period for public comment on the proposed Consent Decree that was scheduled to end on January 10, 2020. The publication of the current notice extends the period for public comment on the Consent Decree to February 10, 2020. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States, et al. v. Lehigh Cement Company LLC and Lehigh White Cement Company, LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1– 08531/1. All comments must be submitted no later February 10, 2020. 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 Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: http:// 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— PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $26.00 (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. 2020–00293 Filed 1–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act On January 7, 2020, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the District Court of the Southern District of New York in a lawsuit entitled United States v. Dover Greens, LLC, Civil Action No. 20–124. In this action the United States seeks, as provided under the Clean Air Act (‘‘CAA’’) and EPA’s National Emissions Standards for Asbestos (‘‘Asbestos NESHAP’’), civil penalties and injunctive relief from Dover Greens in connection with its renovation of the former Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center in Wingdale, New York. The proposed Consent Decree resolves the United States’ claims and requires Dover Greens to pay $575,000 and imposes injunctive relief. The publication of this notice opens the 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. Dover Greens, LLC, Civil Action No. 20–124, D.J. Ref. 90–5– 2–11427. All comments must be submitted no later than 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 ......... During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_ Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy of the Consent Decree upon E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 8 / Monday, January 13, 2020 / Notices written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please email 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 $128.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Henry Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2020–00265 Filed 1–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Request for Comments on a Draft Memorandum to the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies, ‘‘Guidance for Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Applications’’ Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget. ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments. AGENCY: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requests comments on a draft Memorandum that provides guidance to all Federal agencies to inform the development of regulatory and non-regulatory approaches regarding technologies and industrial sectors that are empowered or enabled by artificial intelligence (AI) and consider ways to reduce barriers to the development and adoption of AI technologies. OMB guidance on these matters seeks to support the U.S. approach to free-market capitalism, federalism, and good regulatory practices (GRPs). The draft Memorandum calls on agencies, when considering regulations or policies related to AI applications, to promote advancements in technology and innovation, while protecting American technology, economic and national security, privacy, civil liberties, and other American values, including the principles of freedom, human rights, the rule of law, and respect for intellectual property. The draft Memorandum is available at https:// www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/ uploads/2020/01/Draft-OMB-Memo-onRegulation-of-AI-1-7-19.pdf. DATES: Comments are requested on the draft Memorandum no later than March 13, 2020. ADDRESSES: All comments should be submitted via http:// khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 Jan 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 www.regulations.gov. Please submit comments only and include your name, company name (if any), and cite ‘‘Guidance for Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Applications’’ in all correspondence. All comments received will be posted, without change or redaction, to www.regulations.gov, so commenters should not include information they do not wish to be posted (e.g., personal or confidential business information). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alexander Hunt, Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, at ahunt@ omb.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Order 13859, ‘‘Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence,’’ which was issued on February 11, 2019, requires the Director of OMB, in coordination with the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Director of the Domestic Policy Council, and the Director of the National Economic Council, to issue a memorandum that provides guidance to all Federal agencies to inform the development of regulatory and nonregulatory approaches regarding technologies and industrial sectors that are empowered or enabled by AI and consider ways to reduce barriers to the development and adoption of AI technologies. Dominic J. Mancini, Acting Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–00261 Filed 1–10–20; 8:45 am] NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION RIN 3145–AA58 National Science Foundation. Notice announcing updated penalty inflation adjustments for civil monetary penalties for 2020. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF or Foundation) is providing notice of its adjusted maximum civil monetary penalties, effective January 15, 2020. These adjustments are required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bijan Gilanshah, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, SUMMARY: Fmt 4703 Dated: January 6, 2020. Suzanne Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation. [FR Doc. 2020–00149 Filed 1–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Information Collection: Domestic Licensing of Production and Utilization Facilities Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Revision of existing information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: Notice on Penalty Inflation Adjustments for Civil Monetary Penalties Frm 00026 National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. Telephone: 703–292–5055. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 27, 2016 (81 FR 41451), NSF published an interim final rule amending its regulations to adjust, for inflation, the maximum civil monetary penalties that may be imposed for violations of the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 (ACA), as amended, 16 U.S.C. 2401 et seq., and the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986 (PFCRA), 31 U.S.C. 3801, et seq. These adjustments are required by the 2015 Act. The 2015 Act also requires agencies to make subsequent annual adjustments for inflation. Pursuant to OMB guidance dated December 16, 2019, the cost-ofliving adjustment multiplier for 2020 is 1.01764. Accordingly, the 2020 annual inflation adjustments for the maximum penalties under the ACA are $17,583 ($17,278 × 1.01764) for violations and $29,755 ($29,239 × 1.01764) for knowing violations of the ACA. Finally, the 2020 annual inflation adjustment for the maximum penalty for violations under PFCRA is $11,665 ($11,463 × 1.01764). [NRC–2017–0151] BILLING CODE 3110–01–P PO 00000 1825 Sfmt 4703 The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the revision of an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, Domestic Licensing of Production and Utilization Facilities DATES: Submit comments by March 13, 2020. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the Commission is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before this date. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 8 (Monday, January 13, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1824-1825]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-00265]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On January 7, 2020, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the District Court of the Southern District of New 
York in a lawsuit entitled United States v. Dover Greens, LLC, Civil 
Action No. 20-124.
    In this action the United States seeks, as provided under the Clean 
Air Act (``CAA'') and EPA's National Emissions Standards for Asbestos 
(``Asbestos NESHAP''), civil penalties and injunctive relief from Dover 
Greens in connection with its renovation of the former Harlem Valley 
Psychiatric Center in Wingdale, New York. The proposed Consent Decree 
resolves the United States' claims and requires Dover Greens to pay 
$575,000 and imposes injunctive relief.
    The publication of this notice opens the 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. Dover Greens, LLC, Civil Action No. 
20-124, D.J. Ref. 90-5-2-11427. All comments must be submitted no later 
than 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, 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: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy 
of the Consent Decree upon

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written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please email 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 $128.50 (25 cents per 
page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Henry Friedman,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2020-00265 Filed 1-10-20; 8:45 am]
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