[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 65 (Wednesday, April 5, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17140-17141]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-3266]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    Under 42 U.S.C. 9622(d)(2)(B) and 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby 
given that on March 21, 2006, a proposed consent decree in United 
States v. Ametek, Inc. and John Evans' Sons, Inc., Civil Action No. 06-
1200, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Eastern 
District of Pennsylvania.
    In this action the United States is seeking injunctive relief and 
recovery of response costs incurred by the United States pursuant to 
the Comprehensive

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Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (``CERCLA''), 42 
U.S.C. 9601 et seq., in connection with the John Evans' Sons Property 
at the North Penn Area Six Superfund Site (``Site''), which consists of 
a contaminated groundwater plume and a number of separate parcels of 
property located within and adjacent to the Borough of Lansdale, 
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The proposed consent decree will 
resolve the United States' claims against Ametek, Inc. and John Evans' 
Sons, Inc. (``Settling Defendants'') in connection with the Site. Under 
the terms of the proposed consent decree, Settling Defendant will 
implement the EPA-selected groundwater remedy at the John Evans' Sons 
Property and reimburse the United States for certain future response 
costs. Settling Defendant 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, P.O. Box 
7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should 
refer to United States v. Ametek, Inc. and John Evans' Sons, Inc., D.J. 
Ref. 90-11-2-06024/18.
    The proposed consent decree may be examined at the Office of the 
United States Attorney, 615 Chestnut Street, Suite 1250, Philadelphia, 
PA 19106, 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, 
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 from the Consent Decree 
Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $28.50 (25 cents per 
page reproduction cost). Checks should be made payable to the U.S. 
Treasury.

Robert Brook,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 06-3266 Filed 4-4-06; 8:45 am]
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