[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 231 (Friday, November 30, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 71449]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28942]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act 
(CERCLA)

    On November 26, 2012 the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Nebraska in the lawsuit entitled United States and State of Nebraska 
v. Aaron Ferer & Sons, Company, Civil Action No. 8:12-cv-00406.
    The Complaint states claims on behalf of the United States and the 
State of Nebraska against Aaron Ferer & Sons, Company, under CERCLA 
Section 107 as the former owner and operator of a lead processing 
facility that contaminated the Omaha Lead Site in Omaha, Nebraska. 
Aaron Ferer & Sons, Company, is resolving its liability for a payment 
of $500,000, $20,000 of which is being paid to the State of Nebraska. 
Aaron Ferer & Sons, Company is receiving a covenant-not-to-sue from the 
United States and the State of Nebraska.
    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. Aaron Ferer & Sons, Company, D.J. Ref. 
No. 90-11-3-07834/3. 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 $4.25 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Robert E. Maher, Jr.,
Acting Deputy Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, 
Environment and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-28942 Filed 11-29-12; 8:45 am]
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