[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 138 (Wednesday, July 19, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41051-41052]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-6346]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    Notice is hereby given that on June 30, 2006, a proposed Consent 
Decree in United States v. CBS Corporation, Winner Development Company, 
Inc., Winner Development LLC, and AK Steel Corporation, Civ. No. 06-
0868, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Western 
District of Pennsylvania.
    The proposed consent decree would resolve the United States' 
claims, on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA''), 
under Section 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act (``CERCLA''). 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), 
against CBS Corporation (``CBS''), Winner Development Company, Inc. 
(``Winner Inc.''), Winner Development, LLC (``Winner LLC''), and AK 
Steel Corporation (``AK Steel'') to recover costs incurred by the 
United States in performing response actions at the Westinghouse Sharon 
Superfund Site (``Site'') in Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania as set 
forth in the terms of the decree. CBS, Winner Inc., Winner LLC, and AK 
Steel are liable for the United States' response costs under Section 
107(a)(1) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a)(2) because they are current 
owners of the Site. Further, CBS is also liable under Section 107(a)(2) 
of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a)(2), because its predecessor owned or 
operated, at the time of disposal, facilities at the Site at which 
hazardous substances were disposed.
    Under the terms of the Consent Decree, CBS, Winner Inc., Winner 
LLC, and AK Steel have agreed to pay $2,685,621 of EPA's un-reimbursed 
response costs of $2,984,024 at the Site. They have also agreed to pay 
any future costs that the United States incurs and pays in connection 
with the Site that are not inconsistent with the National Contingency 
Plan.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the 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. CBS Corporation, Winner Development Company, Inc., 
Winner Development, LLC, and AK Steel Corporation, Civ. No. 06-0868, 
D.J. Ref. 90-11-2-06869/1/
    The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United 
States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 700 Grant 
Street, Suite 4000, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. During the public comment 
period, 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

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Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax no. (202) 514-0097, phone 
confirmation number (202) 514-1547. In requesting a copy of the Consent 
Decree from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the 
amount of $5.75 (23 pages at 25 cents per page reproduction cost) 
payable to the U.S. Treasury.

Robert D. Brook,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 06-6346 Filed 7-18-06; 8:45 am]
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