[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 219 (Wednesday, November 13, 2002)]
[Notices]
[Pages 68868-68869]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-28842]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-7407-8]


Proposed Administrative Settlement Under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act; Nazcon Concrete 
Superfund 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 Nazcon Concrete Superfund Site, Beltsville, 
Prince George's County, Maryland. The administrative settlement was 
signed by the Acting Regional Administrator of the United States 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region III, on October 31, 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 NAZCON, Inc. for response costs incurred at the 
Nazcon Concrete Superfund Site, Beltsville, Prince George's County, 
Maryland. The proposed settlement requires NAZCON, Inc. to pay $15,000 
to the EPA Hazardous Substance Fund.
    NAZCON, Inc., as the Settling Party, has executed binding 
certifications of its consent to participate in this settlement. 
NAZCON, Inc. has agreed to pay $15,000 subject to the contingency that 
EPA may elect not to complete the settlement based on matters brought 
to its attention during the public comment period established by this 
notice.
    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 proposed settlement if such comments disclose 
facts or considerations which indicate that the proposed settlement is 
inappropriate, improper, or inadequate.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 12, 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 the Nazcon 
Concrete Superfund Site, Beltsville, Maryland, U.S. EPA Docket No. 
CERCLA 03-2002-0255-DC. 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 (3RC00), United States 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street, 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, telephone number (215) 814-2476.

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    EPA's response to any written comments received will be available 
for public inspection at the United States Environmental Protection 
Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Suzanne M. Parent, Senior Assistant 
Regional Counsel, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office 
of Regional Counsel (3RC44), 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania, 19103, telephone number (215) 814-2630.

    Dated: October 31, 2002.
James W. Newsom,
Acting Regional Administrator, U.S. EPA, Region III.
[FR Doc. 02-28842 Filed 11-12-02; 8:45 am]
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