Notice of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act, 12340-12341 [2020-04162]

Download as PDF 12340 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 41 / Monday, March 2, 2020 / Notices proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.61 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: February 24, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–04077 Filed 2–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1190–New] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; New Collection Overview of This Information Collection Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, is 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 30 days until April 1, 2020. 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 Daniel Yi, Senior Counsel for Innovation, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009. Written comments and/or suggestions can also be sent to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or sent to OIRA_submissions@omb.eop.gov. 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 Civil Rights Division, including whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Feb 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 1. Type of Information Collection: New Collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Reporting Portal for Civil Rights Violations. 3. The agency for number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: There is no agency form number for this collection. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Civil Rights Division. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: This form will be made available online to be used by individual complainants at their discretion and convenience. The use of the form is voluntary. The Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice enforces the nation’s federal civil rights statutes. Members of the public play a critical role in this effort by reporting civil rights violations to the Division. To facilitate this reporting process, the Division is developing a streamlined online Reporting Portal for Civil Rights Violations. This Portal is designed to facilitate and enhance individual complainant’s reporting opportunities, save members of the public time in reporting violations, and improve how the Division responds to those reports. The information the Division plans to collect using the reporting portal will help the Division fulfill its enforcement responsibilities under the statutes outlined above. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There are an estimated 36,000 respondents for this information collection a year. The respondent normally responds 1 time annually. The total number of yearly responses is 36,000. It is estimated that it takes 10 minutes to learn about the law and the PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Complaint Form and 20 minutes to complete the Complaint Form. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: Total burden hours are estimated at 18,000. 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: February 25, 2020. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2020–04149 Filed 2–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–14–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act Notice is hereby given that on February 21, 2020, a proposed Third Amendment to Consent Decree (‘‘Third Amendment’’) in United States, et al. v. Superior Refining Company LLC and Valero Refining—Meraux LLC, Civil Action No. 3:10–cv–00563–bbc, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. The underlying Consent Decree was entered into in 2011 and covered petroleum refineries located in Meraux, Louisiana, and Superior, Wisconsin, that were at that time owned by Murphy Oil USA, Inc., and resolved violations of the Clean Air Act that were alleged by the Environmental Protection Agency, the State of Wisconsin and the State of Louisiana. The proposed Third Amendment pertains solely to the refinery located in Superior, Wisconsin, which is now owned by the Superior Refining Company LLC (‘‘Superior Refining’’). Under the proposed Third Amendment, Superior Refining would be required to implement two emissions-reduction projects in the Superior, Wisconsin, area in order to fully mitigate the harm caused by excess emissions resulting from a fire and explosion at the refinery on April 26, 2018. Specifically, Superior Refining would be required to replace older wood-burning stoves and other woodburning appliances in the area impacted by the excess emissions with new woodburning stoves and appliances meeting current EPA emission standards for wood stoves, at an estimated cost of $290,000.00. Superior Refining would E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 41 / Monday, March 2, 2020 / Notices also be required to implement a mitigation project to install solar photovoltaic panels on the campus of University of Wisconsin—Superior that will produce a total capacity of at least 440 kilowatts, which is expected to reduce both the campus’ power demand and associated emissions from the electrical power station serving the campus. In addition, Superior Refining would be required to implement several safety-related enhancements to the design, maintenance, and operation of its alkylation process equipment at the refinery. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Third Amendment. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States, et al. v. Superior Refining Company LLC and Valero Refining— Meraux LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1– 09186. 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 ......... khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 $11.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Susan M. Akers, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2020–04162 Filed 2–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Feb 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance In accordance with the Section 223 (19 U.S.C. 2273) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2271, et seq.) (‘‘Act’’), as amended, the Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of the Act (‘‘TAA’’) for workers by (TA–W) number issued during the period of January 1, 2020 through January 31, 2020. (This Notice primarily follows the language of the Trade Act. In some places however, changes such as the inclusion of subheadings, a reorganization of language, or ‘‘and,’’ ‘‘or,’’ or other words are added for clarification.) Section 222(a)—Workers of a Primary Firm In order for an affirmative determination to be made for workers of a primary firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for TAA, the group eligibility requirements under Section 222(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(a)) must be met, as follows: (1) The first criterion (set forth in Section 222(a)(1) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a)(1)) is that a significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm (or ‘‘such firm’’) have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; AND (2(A) or 2(B) below) (2) The second criterion (set forth in Section 222(a)(2) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2272(a)(2)) may be satisfied by either (A) the Increased Imports Path, or (B) the Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign Country Path/Acquisition of Articles or Services from a Foreign Country Path, as follows: (A) Increased Imports Path: (i) the sales or production, or both, of such firm, have decreased absolutely; AND (ii and iii below) (ii) (I) imports of articles or services like or directly competitive with articles produced or services supplied by such firm have increased; OR (II)(aa) imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles into which one or more component parts produced by such firm are directly incorporated, have increased; OR (II)(bb) imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced directly using the services PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12341 supplied by such firm, have increased; OR (III) imports of articles directly incorporating one or more component parts produced outside the United States that are like or directly competitive with imports of articles incorporating one or more component parts produced by such firm have increased; AND (iii) the increase in imports described in clause (ii) contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation and to the decline in the sales or production of such firm; OR (B) Shift in Production or Services to a Foreign Country Path OR Acquisition of Articles or Services from a Foreign Country Path: (i) (I) there has been a shift by such workers’ firm to a foreign country in the production of articles or the supply of services like or directly competitive with articles which are produced or services which are supplied by such firm; OR (II) such workers’ firm has acquired from a foreign country articles or services that are like or directly competitive with articles which are produced or services which are supplied by such firm; AND (ii) the shift described in clause (i)(I) or the acquisition of articles or services described in clause (i)(II) contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation. Section 222(b)—Adversely Affected Secondary Workers In order for an affirmative determination to be made for adversely affected secondary workers of a firm and a certification issued regarding eligibility to apply for TAA, the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(b)) must be met, as follows: (1) a significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers’ firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; AND (2) the workers’ firm is a supplier or downstream producer to a firm that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility under Section 222(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(a)), and such supply or production is related to the article or service that was the basis for such certification (as defined in subsection 222(c)(3) and (4) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 2272(c)(3) and (4)); E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 41 (Monday, March 2, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12340-12341]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-04162]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act

    Notice is hereby given that on February 21, 2020, a proposed Third 
Amendment to Consent Decree (``Third Amendment'') in United States, et 
al. v. Superior Refining Company LLC and Valero Refining--Meraux LLC, 
Civil Action No. 3:10-cv-00563-bbc, was lodged with the United States 
District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.
    The underlying Consent Decree was entered into in 2011 and covered 
petroleum refineries located in Meraux, Louisiana, and Superior, 
Wisconsin, that were at that time owned by Murphy Oil USA, Inc., and 
resolved violations of the Clean Air Act that were alleged by the 
Environmental Protection Agency, the State of Wisconsin and the State 
of Louisiana. The proposed Third Amendment pertains solely to the 
refinery located in Superior, Wisconsin, which is now owned by the 
Superior Refining Company LLC (``Superior Refining'').
    Under the proposed Third Amendment, Superior Refining would be 
required to implement two emissions-reduction projects in the Superior, 
Wisconsin, area in order to fully mitigate the harm caused by excess 
emissions resulting from a fire and explosion at the refinery on April 
26, 2018. Specifically, Superior Refining would be required to replace 
older wood-burning stoves and other wood-burning appliances in the area 
impacted by the excess emissions with new wood-burning stoves and 
appliances meeting current EPA emission standards for wood stoves, at 
an estimated cost of $290,000.00. Superior Refining would

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also be required to implement a mitigation project to install solar 
photovoltaic panels on the campus of University of Wisconsin--Superior 
that will produce a total capacity of at least 440 kilowatts, which is 
expected to reduce both the campus' power demand and associated 
emissions from the electrical power station serving the campus. In 
addition, Superior Refining would be required to implement several 
safety-related enhancements to the design, maintenance, and operation 
of its alkylation process equipment at the refinery.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the Third Amendment. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and 
should refer to United States, et al. v. Superior Refining Company LLC 
and Valero Refining--Meraux LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-09186. 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 $11.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Susan M. Akers,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2020-04162 Filed 2-28-20; 8:45 am]
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