[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 80 (Thursday, April 25, 2002)]
[Notices]
[Page 20510]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-10172]



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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-7175-6]


Metro Container Corporation Site; CERCLA 122(h) Administrative 
Settlement; Notice of Proposed Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement 
Pursuant to Section 122(h) of 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 of 1980, as 
amended (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a 
proposed administrative cost recovery settlement under section 
122(h)(1) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(h)(1), in connection with the Metro 
Container Corporation Site in Trainer, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. 
The proposed settlement is intended to resolve an EPA claim under 
section 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), against Arco Chemical 
Company; BP Oil Inc.; Mobil Oil Corporation; Sun Refining and Marketing 
Co., and E.I. de Pont de Nemours & Company (``Respondents''). The 
proposed administrative cost recovery settlement is part of a larger 
settlement finalized in 1989 under section 106(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 
9606(a), for work at the Site. The work has been completed. Under the 
cost recovery portion of the settlement, the Respondents will pay 
$223,074.53 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 cost 
recovery settlement. The Agency will consider all comments received and 
may modify or withdraw its 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 settlement has been 
approved by the Attorney General, United States Department of Justice, 
or his designee.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before thirty (30) days from 
the date of publication of this Notice.

ADDRESSESS: The proposed cost recovery 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 
cost recovery settlement may be obtained from Lydia Guy, Regional 
Docket Clerk (3RC00), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 
1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 814-2489). Comments 
should reference the Metro Container Corporation Site and EPA Docket 
No. III-89-11DC and should be forwarded to Ms. Guy at the above 
address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew S. Goldman (3RC21), Senior 
Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1650 
Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, (215) 814-2487.

    Dated: April 17, 2002.
Judith Katz,
Acting Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 
Region III.
[FR Doc. 02-10172 Filed 4-24-02; 8:45 am]
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