[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 85 (Tuesday, May 4, 1999)]
[Notices]
[Page 23835]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-11166]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-6335-2]


Notice of Proposed Purchaser Agreement Pursuant to the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 
1980, as Amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended by the Superfund 
Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 
9601-9675, notice is hereby given that a proposed purchaser agreement 
(``Purchaser Agreement'') associated with the McAdoo Associates 
Superfund Site, Blaine Street Location in the Borough of McAdoo, 
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania was executed by the Environmental 
Protection Agency and the Department of Justice and is now subject to 
public comment, after which the United States may modify or withdraw 
its consent if comments received disclose facts or considerations which 
indicate that the Purchaser Agreement is inappropriate, improper, or 
inadequate. The Purchaser Agreement would resolve certain potential EPA 
claims under sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607, 
against Albert P. Mertz, More Mobility Inc. and Mobility Distributing, 
Inc. (``Purchasers''). The settlement would require the Purchasers to, 
among other things, pay $500.00 within thirty (30) days of the 
effective date of the Purchaser Agreement to the EPA Hazardous 
Substances Superfund and provide access to EPA and the Commonwealth of 
Pennsylvania and all other persons performing response actions under 
EPA or Commonwealth of Pennsylvania oversight.
    For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this 
notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the 
proposed Purchaser Agreement. The Agency's response to any comments 
received will be available for public inspection at the U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street, 
Philadelphia, PA 19103.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 3, 1999.

Availability: The proposed Purchaser Agreement and additional 
background information relating to the proposed Purchaser Agreement are 
available for public inspection at the U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. A copy of 
the proposed Purchaser Agreement may be obtained from Suzanne Canning, 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Regional Docket Clerk (3RC00), 
1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Comments should reference the 
``McAdoo Associates Superfund Site, Blaine Street Location Proposed 
Purchaser Agreement'' and ``EPA Docket No. III-98-080-DC,'' and should 
be forwarded to Suzanne Canning at the above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lydia Isales (3RC00), Sr. Assistant 
Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1650 Arch 
Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, Phone: (215) 814-2648.

    Dated: April 21, 1999.
Stanley L. Laskowski,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region III.
[FR Doc. 99-11166 Filed 5-3-99; 8:45 am]
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