[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 72 (Thursday, April 13, 2000)]
[Notices]
[Page 19925]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-9154]



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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decrees Under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

    Notice is hereby given that on March 24, 2000, a proposed consent 
decree in United States v. Azrael et al., Action No. WN-89-2898 (D. 
Md.) was lodged with the United States District Court for the District 
of Maryland.
    In this action, the United States is recovering past and future 
response costs, pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq. in 
connection with the Kane and Lombard Superfund Site (``Site''), located 
in Baltimore, Maryland.
    The consent decree that was lodged would resolve the United States' 
claims against J.W. Parker & Sons (``Parker''). Parker will pay to the 
United States $82,200, over two years, including interest, and $54,800, 
over two years, including interest, to the State of Maryland to resolve 
claims against it.
    The consent decree includes covenants not to sue by the United 
States under Section 107 of CERCLA.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the 
proposed consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General of the Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044, and 
should refer to United States v. Azrael, D.J. Ref. 90-11-2-299.
    The proposed consent decree may be examined at the Office of the 
United States Attorney, 101 W. Lombard St., Baltimore, Maryland 21201 
and at U.S. EPA Region III, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania 19103-2029. A copy of the consent decree may also be 
obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. 
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611. In requesting a copy, 
please enclose a check in the amount of $13.25 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the Consent Decree Library.

Walker B. Smith,
Deputy Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 00-9154 Filed 4-12-00; 8:45 am]
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