[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 27 (Thursday, February 9, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 6791]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-1187]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    In accordance with Departmental policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is 
hereby given that a proposed consent decree in United States v. Air 
Products and Chemicals, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 1:06-cv-38, was 
lodged with the United States Court for the District of Maryland on 
January 17, 2006.
    In a complaint filed with the consent decree, the United States 
seeks reimbursement and a declaratory judgment for costs incurred and 
to be incurred in connection with the Spectron, Inc. Superfund Site 
(``Site''), located in Elkton, Maryland, from 48 de minimis defendants 
pursuant to Section 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9607. These 48 
de minimis defendants have agreed to the settlement memorialized in the 
consent decree. In the settlement, the settling de minimis defendants 
agree to pay approximately $356,391 to EPA and $409,198 to the Spectron 
PRP Site Group (SSG).
    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 decrees. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
P.O. Box 7611, Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and 
should refer to United States v. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., et 
al., DOJ Ref. 90-11-2-482/4.
    The proposed consent decree may be examined at the office of the 
United States Attorney, District of Maryland, 36 S. Charles Street, 
Fourth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, and at U.S. EPA Region III, 1650 
Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19103. A copy of the 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 consent decree may also 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. In 
requesting a copy of the consent decree without signatures and 
appendices, please enclose a check in the amount of $19.00 (25 cents 
per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury. To request a 
complete copy of the consent decree with appendices, please enclose a 
check in the amount of $36.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) 
payable to the U.S. Treasury.

Robert Brook,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 06-1187 Filed 2-8-06; 8:45 am]
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