[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 166 (Monday, August 27, 2012)]
[Page 51826]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21028]



Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree under the Clean Water Act

    Notice is hereby given that on August 22, 2012, a proposed Consent 
Decree in United States v. Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, LLC, Civil 
Action No. 12-cv-11556, was lodged with the United States District 
Court for the District of Massachusetts.
    The Consent Decree resolves the United States' claims under Section 
301 of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1311, relating to the Defendant's 
horse racing facility in East Boston and Revere, Massachusetts. The 
Defendant will pay $1.25 million as a civil penalty and will continue 
to perform work at the facility, estimated to cost approximately $3.29 
million, in order to comply with the anticipated terms of a new 
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit. Finally, the 
Defendant will be responsible for the performance of three Supplemental 
Environmental Projects with an estimated value of $742,000 that will 
provide water quality monitoring and protection efforts for the nearby 
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Consent 
Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, 
Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either emailed to 
[email protected] or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. 
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should refer to 
the matter as United States v. Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, LLC, D.J. 
Ref. Number 90-5-1-1-09639.
    During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may 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'' 
([email protected]), fax no. (202) 514-0097, phone confirmation 
number (202) 514-5271. If requesting by mail from the Consent Decree 
Library a copy of the proposed Consent Decree only, please so note and 
enclose a check in the amount of $13.75 (25 cents per page reproduction 
cost for the 55 page proposed Consent Decree) payable to the U.S. 
Treasury. If you would also like a copy of the attachments to the 
proposed Consent Decree, please so note and include an additional 
$13.25 (25 cents per page for the 53 pages of attachments). If 
requesting by email or fax, forward a check in that amount to the 
Consent Decree Library at the address given above.

Ronald G. Gluck,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resource Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-21028 Filed 8-24-12; 8:45 am]