[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 199 (Monday, October 15, 2012)]
[Pages 62529-62530]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25139]



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

    On October 9, 2012, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern 
District of Wisconsin in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Mercury 
Marine, Civil Action No. 2:12-cv-1022.
    The United States filed this lawsuit under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). The 
complaint seeks injunctive relief and payment of past and future costs 
that the United States incurred and will incur responding to releases 
of hazardous substances at the Cedarville Dams (a/k/a Cedar Creek) 
Superfund Site in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. In the proposed Consent Decree, 
the defendant agrees to pay the United States' past and future response 
costs and to perform the selected remedy for the Operable Unit 1, which 
addresses contamination at Mercury Marine's former Plant 2 at 2526 St. 

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Avenue in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. In return, the United States agrees not 
to sue the defendant under sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the 
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
and should refer to United States v. Mercury Marine, D.J. Ref. No. 90-
11-3-10575. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) 
days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be 
submitted either by email or by mail:

          To submit comments:                     Send them to:
By email...............................  [email protected].
By mail................................  Assistant Attorney General,
                                          U.S. DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611,
                                          Washington, DC 20044-7611.

    During the public comment period, the proposed Consent Decree may 
be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy 
of the proposed Consent Decree upon written request and payment of 
reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent 
Decree Library, U.S. DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-
    Please enclose a check or money order for $11.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Maureen M. Katz,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-25139 Filed 10-12-12; 8:45 am]