[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 96 (Wednesday, May 17, 2000)]
[Notices]
[Page 31315]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-12391]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-6606-7]


North Penn Area 1 Superfund Site; Notice of Proposed 
Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as 
Amended

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, as amended 
(``CERCLA''), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative cost 
recovery settlement under Section 122(h)(1) of CERCLA concerning the 
North Penn Area 1 Superfund Site, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 
which was signed by the EPA Acting Regional Administrator, Region III, 
and the Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice, 
Environment and Natural Resources Division. The proposed settlement is 
intended to resolve an EPA claim under Section 107(a) of CERCLA against 
the Estate of Harry Maurer. The settlement requires the settling party 
to pay $20,000 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund.
    For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this 
notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the 
settlement. The Agency and the United States Department of Justice will 
consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw their consent 
to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations 
which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or 
inadequate. 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. The 
agreement has been approved by the Attorney General, United States 
Department of Justice, or her designee.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 16, 2000.

ADDRESSES: The proposed settlement and additional background 
information relating to the settlement 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 may be obtained from Suzanne Canning, Regional Docket Clerk 
(3RC00), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch 
Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, (215) 814-2476. Comments should 
reference the North Penn Area 1 Superfund Site and EPA Docket No. III-
99-008-DC and should be forwarded to Ms. Canning at the above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Cinti, Senior Assistant 
Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1650 Arch 
Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103; (215) 814-2634.

    Dated: May 3, 2000.
Bradley M. Campbell,
Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 
III.
[FR Doc. 00-12391 Filed 5-16-00; 8:45 am]
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