[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 126 (Thursday, July 1, 2004)]
[Notices]
[Page 39964]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-14887]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

    Under 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that on June 17, 2004, a 
proposed consent decree in United States v. Dart Container Corporation 
of Pennsylvania, et al., Civil Action No. 04-2208, was lodged with the 
United State District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
    In this action the United States is seeking response costs pursuant 
to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability 
Act (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq., in connection with the Walsh 
Landfill (a/k/a the Welsh Road and Barkman Landfill) Superfund Site 
(``Site''), the Honey Brook Township, Chester and Lancaster Counties, 
Pennsylvania (``Site''). The proposed consent decree will resolve the 
United States' claims against Dart Container Corporation of 
Pennsylvania, Penguin Industries, Inc., and Reeves Brothers, Inc. 
(``Settling Defendants'') in connection with the Walsh Landfill 
Superfund Site. Under the terms of the proposed consent decree, the 
Settling Defendants will pay $413,206.00 to the Hazardous Substance 
Superfund in reimbursement of response costs, to address their 
liability for the Site and will receive a covenant not to sue by the 
United States with regard to the Site.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the 
proposed consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, PO Box 
7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should 
refer to United States v. Dart Container Corporation of Pennsylvania, 
et al., D.J. Ref. 90-11-2-612/4.
    The proposed consent decree may be examined at the Clerk's Office, 
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. Courthouse, 
Room 2609, 601 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1797, and at U.S. 
EPA Region III, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. During the 
public comment period, the proposed consent decree may also be examined 
on the following Department of Justice Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/
enrd/open.html. A copy of the proposed consent decree may also be 
obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, PO Box 7611, U.S. 
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611 or by faxing or e-
mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdaoj,gov), fax 
no. (202) 514-0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514-1547. In 
requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a 
check in the amount of $5.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) 
payable to the U.S. Treasury.

Robert D. Brook,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 04-14887 Filed 6-30-04; 8:45 am]
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