[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 27, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70811-70812]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28743]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Formerly 
Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program and the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

    On November 21, 2012, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Massachusetts in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Texas 
Instruments Incorporated, Civil Action No. 1:12-cv-12175.
    The United States filed this lawsuit under the Formerly Utilized 
Sites Remedial Action Program and the Comprehensive Environmental 
Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (``CERCLA''). The United 
States' complaint seeks to recover from defendant Texas Instruments, 
Inc.

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response costs incurred by the United States in connection with the 
release of radiological waste at the Shpack Landfill Superfund Site 
located in the Town of Norton, Massachusetts and the City of Attleboro, 
Massachusetts. Pursuant to the Consent Decree resolving the lawsuit, 
Texas Instruments, Inc. agrees to pay $15 million of the United States' 
response costs.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and 
should refer to United States v. Texas Instruments Incorporated, D.J. 
Ref. No. 90-11-2-08360/1. All comments must be submitted no later than 
thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments 
may be submitted either by email or by mail:

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           To submit  comments:                     Send them to:
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By email..................................  pubcomment-
                                             ees.enrd@usdoj.gov.
By mail...................................  Assistant Attorney General,
                                             U.S. DOJ-ENRD, P.O. Box
                                             7611, Washington, DC 20044-
                                             7611.
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    During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy 
of the Consent Decree upon written request and payment of reproduction 
costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, 
U.S. DOJ-ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611.
    Please enclose a check or money order for $6.00 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Ronald Gluck,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-28743 Filed 11-26-12; 8:45 am]
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