[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 196 (Tuesday, October 10, 2000)]
[Pages 60210-60211]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-25903]



Notice of Proposed Agreement Pursuant to the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

    Notice is hereby given of a proposed Prospective Purchaser 
Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue between the United States on behalf 
of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') and Renaissance 
Land Associates, LP, and Renaissance Land Associates Acquisition 
Corporation (hereinafter referred to as ``Purchasers'').
    The proposed agreement would allow Purchasers to acquire title to 
approximately 5 acres of land (``the Property'') within the Crater 
Resources Superfund Site (``Site'') located in King of Prussia, Upper 
Merion Township, Pennsylvania, without becoming liable under CERCLA 
(the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability 
Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.) for pre-existing contamination 
at the Site. Purchasers plan to develop the Property for commercial 
office uses. In consideration of the Agreement, Purchasers will pay the 
United States $100,000 to be used as partial reimbursement for past 
response costs incurred at the Site. In addition, Purchasers will 
conduct any necessary sampling and cleanup of contamination located on 
the Property.
    The Department of Justice will receive, for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication, comments relating to the 
proposed agreement. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20530, and should refer to In the 
matter of Crater Resources Superfund Site--Agreement and Covenant Not 
To Sue, Docket Number CERC-PPA-2000-0010, DOJ Ref. #90-11-2-1283.
    The proposed Agreement may be examined and copied at the Region III 
Office of the Environmental Protection Agency, c/o Yvette Hamilton-
Taylor, Senior Assistant Regional Counsel, 1650 Arch Street, 
Philadelphia, PA 19103. A copy of the proposed Agreement may be 
obtained by mail from the Consent

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Decree Library, P.O. Box No. 7611, Washington, D.C. 20044. In 
requesting a copy, please refer to the referenced matter and enclose a 
check in the amount of $9.25 (25 cents per page reproduction costs), 
payable to the Consent Decree Library.

Bruce Gelber,
Deputy Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 00-25903 Filed 10-6-00; 8:45 am]