[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 85 (Tuesday, May 4, 1999)]
[Page 23859]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-11073]



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

    Notice is hereby given that on March 18, 1999 a proposed consent 
decree in United States v. National Wood Preservers, Inc., et al., 
Civil Action No. 96-CV-5269, was lodged with the United States District 
Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
    In this action, the United States sought recovery of approximately 
$7 million in response costs incurred as well as costs to be incurred 
by the United States in response to the release or threatened release 
of hazardous substances at the Havertown PCP Superfund Site (``Site''), 
located in Havertown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The 
Consent Decree will resolve the claims against one of the defendants, 
the Estate of Clifford Rogers, by providing for the sale of the portion 
of the Site currently owned by the Estate, which is its only remaining 
asset, and pay to the United States 80% of the proceeds.
    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 of the Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20530, and should refer to United 
States v. National Wood Preservers, Inc., et al., DOJ reference #90-11-
    The proposed consent decree may be examined at the Office of the 
United States Attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 615 Chestnut 
Street, Suite 1250, Philadelphia, PA 19106; at U.S. EPA Region III, 
1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-2029; and at the 
Consent Decree Library, 1120 G Street, NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 
20005, (202) 624-0892. A copy of the proposed consent decrees may be 
obtained in person or by mail from the Consent Decree Library, 1120 G 
Street, NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20005. In requesting a copy, 
please enclose a check in the amount of $7.25 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the Consent Decree Library.
Joel M. Gross,
Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural 
Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 99-11073 Filed 5-3-99; 8:45 am]