[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 186 (Friday, September 25, 1998)]
[Notices]
[Page 51374]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-25664]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Clean Water 
Act

    In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is 
hereby given that a proposed Final Consent Decree in United States v. 
William J. Hall, Civil No. 2:97-0167-12 (D.S.C.), was lodged with the 
United States District Court for the District of South Carolina on July 
20, 1998. The proposed Decree concerns alleged violations of sections 
301(a) and 404 of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1311(a) and 1344, 
resulting from Defendant's clearing and unlawfully discharging fill 
material into approximately 0.91 acre of palustrine-forested wetlands. 
The violations occurred in a tract owned by the Defendant and known as 
the Marshall Creek Subdivision on Johns Island, Charleston County, 
South Carolina.
    The proposed Final Consent Decree would provide for off-site 
mitigation, to be approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the 
payment of a $5,000 civil penalty.
    The U.S. Department of Justice will receive written comments 
relating to the proposed Consent Decree for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of publication of this notice. Comments should be 
addressed to R. Emery Clark, Assistant United States Attorney, District 
of South Carolina, 1441 Main Street, Suite 500, Columbia, SC 29201, and 
should refer to United States v. William J. Hall, Civil No. 2:97-0167-
12 (D.S.C.).
    The proposed Final Consent Decree may be examined at the Clerk's 
Office, United States District Court for the District of South 
Carolina, Charleston Division, Hollings Judicial Center, Meeting and 
Broad Streets, Charleston, South Carolina 29401.
Letitia J. Grishaw,
Chief Environmental Defense Section, Environment and Natural Resources 
Division, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 98-25664 Filed 9-24-98; 8:45 am]
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