[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 101 (Thursday, May 24, 2012)]
[Page 31040]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-12578]



Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act

    Notice is hereby given that on May 16, 2012 a proposed Consent 
Decree (``Decree'') in United States v. C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., 
Civil Action No. 12-30091 was lodged with the United States District 
Court for the District of Massachusetts.
    The Decree resolves claims of the United States against C&S 
Wholesale Grocers, Inc. under the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401-7671q, 
for injunctive relief and recovery of civil penalties in connection 
with the defendant's operation of cold storage warehouse in Hatfield, 
Massachusetts, which uses anhydrous ammonia as the refrigerant. The 
Decree requires the defendant to pay $126,700 in civil penalties; to 
purchase $10,405 in emergency response equipment for the Town of 
Hatfield; engage a third-party expert to audit the refrigeration system 
and recommend any necessary changes; and implement any changes 
recommended by the expert.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Decree. 
Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, 
Environmental and Natural Resources Division, and either emailed to 
pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. 
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should refer to 
United States v. C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., 90-11-2-09793.
    During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may also be 
examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the Consent Decree 
may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 
7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611 or by 
faxing or emailing a request to ``Consent Decree 
Copy''(EESCDCopy.ENRD@usdoj.gov), fax no. (202) 514-0097, phone 
confirmation number (202) 514-5271. If requesting a copy from the 
Consent Decree Library by mail, please enclose a check in the amount of 
$16.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. 
Treasury or, if requesting by email or fax, forward a check in that 
amount to the Consent Decree Library at the address given above.

Ronald Gluck,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-12578 Filed 5-23-12; 8:45 am]