[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 98 (Tuesday, May 21, 2002)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35813-35814]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-12710]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-7213-8]


Proposed Administrative Settlement Under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act; Robesonia 
Mercury Spill Site

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice; request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 122(i)(1) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 
9622(i)(1), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative 
settlement concerning the Robesonia Mercury Spill Site, Robesonia, 
Berks County, Pennsylvania. The administrative settlement was signed by 
the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region III's Acting 
Regional Administrator on May 6, 2002, and is subject to review by the 
public pursuant to this document.
    The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to enter into a 
settlement pursuant to section 122(h) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as 
amended, (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(h). The proposed settlement resolves 
EPA's claim for past response costs under section 107 of CERCLA, 42 
U.S.C. 9607 against the UGI Corporation for response costs incurred at 
the Robesonia Mercury Spill Site, Robesonia, Berks County, 
Pennsylvania. The proposed settlement requires UGI Corporation to pay 
$13,499.42 to the EPA Hazardous Substance Fund.
    The UGI Corporation, as the Settling Party, has executed binding 
certifications of its consent to participate in this settlement. UGI 
Corporation has agreed to pay $13, 499.42 subject to the contingency 
that the Environmental Protection Agency may elect not to complete the 
settlement based on matters brought to its attention during the public 
comment period established by this document.
    For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this 
notice, EPA will receive written comments relating to the proposed 
settlement. EPA will consider all comments received and may withdraw or 
withhold consent to the

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proposed settlement if such comments disclose facts or considerations 
which indicate the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper, or 
inadequate. EPA's response to any written 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 June 20, 2002.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to the Docket Clerk, United 
States Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street, 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, and should reference Robesonia 
Mercury Spill Site, Robesonia, Berks County, Pennsylvania, U.S. EPA 
Docket No. CERCLA 03-2002-0082. The proposed settlement 
agreement is available for public inspection at the United States 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street, 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103. A copy of the proposed settlement 
agreement can be obtained from Suzanne Canning, Regional Docket Clerk 
(3RCOO) Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street, 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, telephone number (215) 
814-2476.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles Hayden, Senior Assistant 
Regional Counsel, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office 
of Enforcement, Compliance, and Environmental Justice (3EC00) 1650 Arch 
Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, telephone number (215) 
814-2668.

James W. Newson,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region III.
[FR Doc. 02-12710 Filed 5-20-02; 8:45 am]
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