Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act, 39934 [2020-14310]

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Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. Hampshire; and Providence, Rhode Island. The consent decree requires the defendants to pay civil penalties of $350,000, including $205,000, plus interest, to the United States and $145,000 to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and to perform certain measures at the facilities to limit future VOC emissions. On June 4, 2020, the Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register opening a period of public comment on the consent decree for a period of thirty (30) days through July 6, 2020. By this notice, the Department of Justice is extending the public comment period through August 5, 2020. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States, et al. v. Sprague Resources LP, et al., D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–11436. All comments must be submitted no later than August 5, 2020. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: [FR Doc. 2020–14297 Filed 7–1–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act On May 29, 2020, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, in the lawsuit entitled United States and Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Sprague Resources LP and Sprague Operating Resources, LLC, Civil Action No. 1:20–cv–11026. The United States filed this lawsuit under Section 113(a)(1) of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7413(a)(1), and the Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island state implementation plans. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a co-plaintiff and brings claims arising under the Massachusetts Clean Air Act and Massachusetts air pollution control regulations. The complaint seeks civil penalties and injunctive relief arising from alleged emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC) without required permits at the defendants’ heated petroleum (asphalt and #6 oil) storage and distribution facilities in Everett and Quincy, Massachusetts; Searsport and South Portland, Maine; Newington (River Road), New PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: https:// www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. Paper copies of the consent decree are available upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Such requests and payments should be addressed to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. With each such request, please enclose a check or money order for $14.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) per paper copy, payable to the United States Treasury. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2020–14310 Filed 7–1–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 128 (Thursday, July 2, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 39934]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-14310]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On May 29, 2020, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Massachusetts, in the lawsuit entitled United States and 
Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Sprague Resources LP and Sprague 
Operating Resources, LLC, Civil Action No. 1:20-cv-11026.
    The United States filed this lawsuit under Section 113(a)(1) of the 
Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7413(a)(1), and the Massachusetts, Maine, New 
Hampshire, and Rhode Island state implementation plans. The 
Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a co-plaintiff and brings claims 
arising under the Massachusetts Clean Air Act and Massachusetts air 
pollution control regulations. The complaint seeks civil penalties and 
injunctive relief arising from alleged emissions of volatile organic 
compounds (VOC) without required permits at the defendants' heated 
petroleum (asphalt and #6 oil) storage and distribution facilities in 
Everett and Quincy, Massachusetts; Searsport and South Portland, Maine; 
Newington (River Road), New Hampshire; and Providence, Rhode Island.
    The consent decree requires the defendants to pay civil penalties 
of $350,000, including $205,000, plus interest, to the United States 
and $145,000 to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and to perform 
certain measures at the facilities to limit future VOC emissions.
    On June 4, 2020, the Department of Justice published a notice in 
the Federal Register opening a period of public comment on the consent 
decree for a period of thirty (30) days through July 6, 2020. By this 
notice, the Department of Justice is extending the public comment 
period through August 5, 2020. Comments should be addressed to the 
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
and should refer to United States, et al. v. Sprague Resources LP, et 
al., D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-11436. All comments must be submitted no 
later than August 5, 2020. 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 consent decree may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: https://www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. Paper copies of the consent 
decree are available upon written request and payment of reproduction 
costs. Such requests and payments should be addressed to:
Consent Decree Library,
U.S. DOJ--ENRD,
P.O. Box 7611,
Washington, DC 20044-7611.
    With each such request, please enclose a check or money order for 
$14.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) per paper copy, payable to 
the United States Treasury.

Henry S. Friedman,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2020-14310 Filed 7-1-20; 8:45 am]
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