[Federal Register Volume 66, Number 240 (Thursday, December 13, 2001)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 64357-64358]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 01-30819]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 300

[FRL-7117-9]


National Oil and Hazardous Substance Pollution Contingency Plan; 
National Priorities List Update

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice of deletion of the McAdoo Associates Superfund Site from 
the National Priorities List.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region III announces 
the deletion of the McAdoo Associates Superfund Site (Site), located in 
McAdoo Borough, Schuylkill County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, from 
the National Priorities List (NPL).
    The NPL, promulgated pursuant to section 105 of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as 
amended (CERCLA), 33 U.S.C. 9605, is appendix B of the National Oil and 
Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP), 40 CFR part 300. 
EPA and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, through the Pennsylvania 
Department of Environmental Protection, have determined that the site 
no longer poses a significant threat to public health or the 
environment and that all appropriate response actions under CERCLA have 
been completed. Monitoring of on-site wells, and five-year reviews to 
ensure that the site remains protective of public health and the 
environment will continue to be conducted.

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 13, 2001.

ADDRESSES: Comprehensive information on this site is available for 
viewing at the Site Information Repositories at the following 
locations: U.S. EPA, Region III, Regional Center for Environmental 
Information, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103, (215) 
814-5254 or (800) 553-2509, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; 
McAdoo-Kelayers Library, 15 Kelayers Road, McAdoo, Pennsylvania 18237, 
(570) 929-1120;

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Eugene Dennis (3HS21), Remedial 
Project Manager, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 
Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-2029; (215) 814-3202 or 1-800-553-
2509; e-mail address: dennis.eugene@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The site to be deleted from the NPL is: 
McAdoo Associates Site, McAdoo Borough, Schuylkill County, Commonwealth 
of Pennsylvania.

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    A Notice of Intent to Delete for this site was published in the 
Federal Register on October 3, 2001, 66 FR 48018. The closing date for 
comments on the Notice of Intent to Delete was November 2, 2001. EPA 
received no comments during the comment period.
    EPA identifies sites that appear to present a significant risk to 
public health, welfare, or the environment and it maintains the NPL as 
the list of those sites. Any site deleted from the NPL remains eligible 
for Fund-financed remedial actions in the unlikely event that 
conditions at the site warrant such action. Section 300.425(e)(3) of 
the NCP states that Fund-financed actions may be taken at sites deleted 
from the NPL. Deletion of a site from the NPL does not affect 
responsible party liability or impede agency efforts to recover costs 
associated with response efforts.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 300

    Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Chemicals, 
Hazardous waste, Hazardous substances, Intergovernmental relations, 
Penalties, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Superfund, Water 
pollution control, Water supply.

    Dated: November 21, 2001.
Abraham Ferdes,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region III.

    For the reasons set out in this document, 40 CFR part 300 is 
amended as follows:

PART 300--[AMENDED]

    1. The authority citation for part 300 continues to read as 
follows:

    Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1321(c)(2); 42 U.S.C. 9601-9657; E.O. 
12777, 56 FR 54757, 3 CFR, 1991 Comp., p.351; E.O. 12580, 52 FR 
2923, 3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p.193.

Appendix B--[Amended]

    2. Table 1 of appendix B to part 300 is amended under Pennsylvania 
(``PA'') by removing the entry for ``McAdoo Associates, McAdoo 
Borough''.

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