Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act; and Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act, 6577 [2020-02182]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 24 / Wednesday, February 5, 2020 / Notices a $20 million civil penalty for all violations alleged in the complaint except for the California evaporative emissions standards violations. The Partial Consent Decree would require Kohler to forfeit over three million kilograms of hydrocarbon plus nitrogen oxide (‘‘HC + NOX’’) emission credits, implement an emissions testing validation plan that includes third-party observation and emissions verification testing, conduct annual audits, implement corporate governance reforms, and conduct compliance training of its employees. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed Partial Consent Decree. Comments on the Partial Consent Decree should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States et al. v. Kohler Co., D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–11892. 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. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ......... jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES During the public comment period, the Partial 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 Partial 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 $14.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. 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The proposed Consent Decree resolves claims that the Defendants violated the Clean Air Act; Comprehensive Emergency Response, Compensation, and Liability Act; and Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act at their petroleum refinery located in Oregon, Ohio (the ‘‘Toledo Refinery’’). The Consent Decree also resolves claims for stipulated penalties for the Toledo Refinery’s alleged violations of a consent decree entered in 2001 in U.S. et al. v. BP Exploration & Oil Co. et al. Civ. No. 2:96–cv–095 (N.D. Ind.) (the ‘‘2001 Consent Decree’’). Under the proposed Consent Decree, the Defendants will pay a total of $2.6 million in civil and stipulated penalties. The Defendants will pay $1.7 million in civil penalties, $200,000 of which will be paid to the State of Ohio, and the remainder to the United States. The Defendants will also pay $900,000 in stipulated penalties to the United States to resolve their alleged violations of the 2001 Consent Decree at the Toledo Refinery. The Defendants will also perform a $1.2 million supplemental environmental project to reduce childhood exposure to lead-based paint hazards. The Consent Decree also requires injunctive relief related to the Toledo Refinery’s continuous emissions monitoring systems, leak detection and repair program, wastewater collection systems, and hazardous substance release reporting procedures. The Defendants will also perform a mitigation project involving the refinery’s sulfur recovery plant. 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 and the State of Ohio v. BP Products North America Inc. and BP-Husky Refining LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–09244/2. All comments PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6577 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. 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: 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 $32.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. For a paper copy without the appendices and signature pages, the cost is $19.50. Susan M. Akers, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 24 (Wednesday, February 5, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 6577]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air 
Act; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability 
Act; and Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act

    On January 29, 2020, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Northern 
District of Ohio in the lawsuit entitled United States and the State of 
Ohio v. BP Products North America Inc. and BP-Husky Refining LLC, Civil 
Action No. 3:20-cv-190.
    The proposed Consent Decree resolves claims that the Defendants 
violated the Clean Air Act; Comprehensive Emergency Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act; and Emergency Planning and Community 
Right-to-Know Act at their petroleum refinery located in Oregon, Ohio 
(the ``Toledo Refinery''). The Consent Decree also resolves claims for 
stipulated penalties for the Toledo Refinery's alleged violations of a 
consent decree entered in 2001 in U.S. et al. v. BP Exploration & Oil 
Co. et al. Civ. No. 2:96-cv-095 (N.D. Ind.) (the ``2001 Consent 
Decree'').
    Under the proposed Consent Decree, the Defendants will pay a total 
of $2.6 million in civil and stipulated penalties. The Defendants will 
pay $1.7 million in civil penalties, $200,000 of which will be paid to 
the State of Ohio, and the remainder to the United States. The 
Defendants will also pay $900,000 in stipulated penalties to the United 
States to resolve their alleged violations of the 2001 Consent Decree 
at the Toledo Refinery. The Defendants will also perform a $1.2 million 
supplemental environmental project to reduce childhood exposure to 
lead-based paint hazards.
    The Consent Decree also requires injunctive relief related to the 
Toledo Refinery's continuous emissions monitoring systems, leak 
detection and repair program, wastewater collection systems, and 
hazardous substance release reporting procedures. The Defendants will 
also perform a mitigation project involving the refinery's sulfur 
recovery plant.
    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 and the State of Ohio v. BP Products 
North America Inc. and BP-Husky Refining LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-
09244/2. 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].
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.
    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 $32.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. For a paper 
copy without the appendices and signature pages, the cost is $19.50.

Susan M. Akers,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2020-02182 Filed 2-4-20; 8:45 am]
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