[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 163 (Tuesday, August 22, 2000)]
[Pages 51023-51024]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-21285]



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

    Notice is hereby given that on August 8, 2000 a proposed consent 
decree in United States v. Zacharias Brothers, a Virginia Partnership, 
et al., Civil Action No. 3:00CV521, was lodged with the United States 
District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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    In this action, the United States sought recovery under Section 107 
of CERCLA of in excess of $2.7 million in response costs incurred by 
the United States in response to the release or threatened release of 
hazardous substances at the C&R Battery Company, Inc. Superfund Site 
(``Site''), located in Chesterfield, Virginia. The Consent Decree will 
resolve the claims against five defendants, Zacharias Brothers, a 
Virginia Partnership, Edward A. Zacharias, Mary D. Zacharias, William 
K. Zacharias and Carol K. Zacharias, for the payment, in aggregate, of 
$160,377.72 to the United States. The Consent Decree contains a 
covenant not to sue by the United States under Section 107 of CERCLA.
    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, D.C. 20530, and should refer to 
United States v. Zacharias Brothers, a Virginia Partnership, et el., 
DOJ Ref. #90-11-2-692/4.
    The proposed consent decree may be examined at the Office of the 
United States Attorney, Eastern Division of Virginia, Richmond 
Division, 600 E. Main Street, Suite 1800, Richmond, VA 23219; and at 
U.S. EPA Region III, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
19103-2029. A copy of the proposed consent decree may be obtained by 
mail from the Consent Decree Library, United States Department of 
Justice, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611. In requesting a 
copy, please enclose a check in the amount of $7.00 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the Consent Decree Library.

Walker Smith,
Acting Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environmental and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 00-21285 Filed 8-21-00; 8:45 am]