[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 117 (Friday, June 18, 1999)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32870-32871]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-15548]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-6362-7]


Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act 
of 1980, as Amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization 
Act; Havertown PCP Superfund Site; CERCLA Sec. 122(g) Administrative 
Settlement

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice; request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 122(i) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as 
amended (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of two 
proposed administrative de minimis settlements concerning the Havertown 
PCP Superfund Site (the Site), Haverford Township, Delaware County, 
Pennsylvania (Proposed Settlements). The Proposed Settlements with the 
Philadelphia Chewing Gum Corporation and R&E Investments, Inc. 
(Settling Parties) has been approved by the Attorney General, or her 
designee, of the United States Department of Justice. The

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Proposed Settlements were signed by the Regional Administrator of the 
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region III, on 
February 9, 1999, pursuant to section 122(g) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622 
(g), and is subject to review by the public pursuant to this notice.
    The Proposed Settlements resolve any potential claims that EPA may 
have had against the settling parties, who own property located above 
the plume of contaminated groundwater originating at the former 
National Wood Preservers, Inc. facility. The properties owned by the 
Settling Parties are located across the street from the former National 
Wood Preservers, Inc. Property. As part of the settlement, the Settling 
Parties have granted to EPA access rights and easements onto their 
properties so that EPA can implement its groundwater remedial action at 
the Site. The settlements do not require the payment of any money by 
the Settling Parties.
    For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this 
notice, EPA will receive written comments relating to the Proposed 
Settlement. EPA will consider all comments received and may withdraw or 
withhold consent to the Proposed Settlements if such comments disclose 
facts or considerations which indicate the Proposed Settlement are 
inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. EPA's response to any written 
comments received will be available for public inspection at the U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1605 Arch Street, 
Philadelphia, PA 19103.

DATES: Comments must be provided on or before July 19, 1999.

ADDRESSES: The proposed Settlement agreements 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 
Settlement agreements may be obtained from Suzanne Canning, Regional 
Docket Clerk (3RC00), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 
1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103; telephone number (215) 814-
2476. Comments should reference the ``Havertown PCP Superfund Site'' 
and EPA Docket Nos. III-98-095 and III-98-096 and should be forwarded 
to Suzanne Canning at the address above.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Duchovnay (3RC42), (215) 814-
2484, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch 
Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

    Dated: June 3, 1999.
Thomas Voltaggio,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region III.
[FR Doc. 99-15548 Filed 6-17-99; 8:45 am]
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