[Federal Register Volume 66, Number 21 (Wednesday, January 31, 2001)]
[Page 8425]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 01-2583]



Notice of Lodging of Settlement Agreement Under Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

    In accordance with Departmental policy, 28 C.F.R. 50.7, notice is 
hereby given that a proposed Settlement Agreement in In re Ecolaire 
Incorporated, C.A. No. 99-2520 (Bnkr. Ct. Del.), was lodged on January 
19, 2001, with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of 
Delaware. The Settlement Agreement resolves the United States' claims 
against Ecolaire Incorporated (``Ecolaire'') with respect to past 
response costs incurred and future costs to be incurred, pursuant to 
Section 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation 
and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607, in connection with the clean-up of 
the Welsh Road Site. The Site is located in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania.
    Under the Settlement Agreement, Ecolaire has agreed to give EPA, a 
general unsecured creditor, an allowed claim in the amount of $13,277 
in reimbursement of past and future response costs incurred in 
connection with the Site. Ecolaire will pay this allowed claim on the 
same basis as it pays the allowed claims of all other unsecured 
    The Department of Justice will receive, for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication, comments relating to the 
proposed Settlement Agreement. Comments should be addressed to the 
Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources 
Division, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. 20530, and should 
refer to In re Ecolaire Incorporated, DOJ Reference No. 90-11-2-207/7.
    The proposed Settlement Agreement may be examined at the Office of 
the United States Attorney, Chemical Bank Plaza, 1201 Market Street, 
Suite 1100, Wilmington, Delaware 19899; and the Region III Office of 
the Environmental Protection Agency, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania 19103. A copy of the proposed Settlement Agreement may be 
obtained by mail from the Department of Justice Consent Decree Library, 
P.O. Box 7611, Washington, D.C. 20044. In requesting a copy, please 
refer to the referenced case and enclose a check in the amount of $2.00 
(.25 cents per page production costs), payable to the Consent Decree 

Walker B. Smith,
Deputy Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 01-2583 Filed 1-30-01; 8:45 am]