[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 124 (Tuesday, June 27, 2000)]
[Notices]
[Page 39617]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-16364]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-6725-8]


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 prospective purchaser 
agreement (``Purchaser Agreement'') associated with the North Penn Area 
7 Superfund Site, Lansdale Borough and Upper Gwynedd Township, 
Montgomery 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, 9607, 
against Progress Lansdale Development Associates, L.P., Progress 
Lansdale Development Holdings, L.P., Progress Development I, L.P., 
NSALC Acquisitions, L.L.C., 1180 Church Road, Inc., Pennsylvania Real 
Estate Holdings, Inc., and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Employees 
Retirement System. (``Purchasers''). The settlement would require the 
Purchasers to, among other things, reimburse the Environmental 
Protection Agency $ 225,000.00 for response costs incurred and to be 
incurred at the Site.
    For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this 
document, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the 
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 July 27, 2000.

AVAILABILITY: The Purchaser Agreement and additional background 
information relating to the 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 Purchaser 
Agreement may be obtained from Thomas A. Cinti (3RC42), Senior 
Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1650 
Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Comments should reference the 
``North Penn Area 7 Superfund Site, Prospective Purchaser Agreement'' 
and ``EPA Docket No. CERC-PPA-2000-0003,'' and should be forwarded to 
Thomas A. Cinti at the above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Cinti (3RC42), Senior 
Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1650 
Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, Phone: (215) 814-2634.

    Dated: June 19, 2000.
Bradley M. Campbell,
Regional Administrator, Region III.
[FR Doc. 00-16364 Filed 6-26-00; 8:45 am]
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