[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 169 (Wednesday, August 30, 2000)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52753-52754]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-22163]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-6861-2]


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.

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 
6 Superfund Site, Lansdale Borough, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was 
executed by

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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 701 West Associates LLC. 
(``Purchaser''). The settlement would require the Purchaser to, among 
other things, reimburse the Environmental Protection Agency $20,000.00 
for response costs incurred and to be incurred at the Site.
    For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this 
notice, 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 September 29, 2000.

ADDRESSES: 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. Comments should reference the ``North Penn Area 6 
Superfund Site, Prospective Purchaser Agreement'' and ``EPA Docket No. 
CERC-PPA-2000-0004,'' 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: August 17, 2000.
Bradley M. Campbell,
Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 
III.
[FR Doc. 00-22163 Filed 8-29-00; 8:45 am]
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