[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 143 (Wednesday, July 27, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 43453]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-14892]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Judgments Pursuant to Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

    Notice is hereby given that on July 11, 2005, two proposed Consent 
Judgments in United States v. City of Glen Cove, et al. Civil Action 
No. CV-05-3279, were lodged with the United States District Court for 
the Eastern District of New York.
    The proposed Consent Judgments will settle the United States' 
claims on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') 
brought against defendants City of Glen Cover (``City'') and Wah Chang 
Smelting and Refining Company of America, Inc. (``WCSRCA'') pursuant to 
Sections 106 and 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607, 
with respect to the Li Tungsten Superfund Site in Glen Cove, New York.
    Pursuant to the Consent Judgments, based on their respective 
abilities to pay, the City will pay $1.6 million (in addition to the 
$3.6 million in funds and in-kind services it has already provided to 
EPA) and WCSRCA and certain affiliated entities will pay $700,000 to a 
Li Tungsten Site Special Account within the Superfund.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to either or 
both of the proposed Consent Judgments. Comments should be addressed to 
the Assistant Attorney General of the Environment and Natural Resources 
Division, Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20530, and should refer 
to United States v. City of Glen Cove, et al., Civil Action No. CV-05-
3279, D.J. Ref. 90-11-3-06561/2.
    The proposed Consent Judgment may be examined at the Office of the 
United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York, One Pierrepont 
Plaza, 14th Fl., Brooklyn, New York 11201, and at the United States 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region II, 290 Broadway, New York, New 
York 10007-1866. During the public comment period, the proposed Consent 
Judgments may also be examined on the following Department of Justice 
Web site, http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/open.html. Copies of the proposed 
Consent Judgments may be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree 
Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 
20044-7611 or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood 
(tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax no. (202) 514-0097, phone confirmation 
number (202) 514-1547. If requesting a copy of a proposed Consent 
Judgment, please so note and enclose a check in the amount of $9.00 
($0.25 per page reproduction cost) for the City of Glen Cove Consent 
Judgement, $10.25 ($0.25 per page reproduction cost) for the WCSRCA 
Consent Judgment, or $19.25 for both Consent Judgments, payable to the 
United States Treasury.

Ronald Gluck,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 05-14892 Filed 7-26-05; 8:45 am]
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