[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 82 (Tuesday, April 29, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 24010]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09709]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    On April 18, 2014, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Judgment with the United States District Court for the Middle 
District of Pennsylvania in United States v. Chromatex, Inc., et al., 
Civil Action No. 91-1501.
    This action involves the claim of the United States on behalf of 
the United States Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') under 
Section 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation and Liability Act (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), for 
payment of its unreimbursed response costs incurred on or after October 
27, 1993, in response to releases and/or threatened releases of 
hazardous substances at the Valmont TCE Superfund Site in Hazelton, 
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania (``Site''). Judgment for response costs 
incurred prior to October 27, 1993, was previously entered against the 
former individual partners of the Valmont Group and Chromatex, Inc. 
(collectively, Defendants'') on February 9, 1994. Under the proposed 
Consent Judgment, Defendants agree to pay $2,225,000 to resolve the 
United States' claim for response costs incurred at the Site on or 
after October 27, 1993.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the proposed Consent Judgment. Comments should be addressed to the 
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
and should refer to United States v. Chromatex, Inc., et al., Civil 
Action No. 91-1501, D.J. Ref. No. 90-11-3-863. 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 proposed Consent Judgment 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 proposed Consent Decree and Stipulated Judgment and Permanent 
Injunction 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 $13.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Robert Brook,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-09709 Filed 4-28-14; 8:45 am]
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