[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 225 (Wednesday, November 21, 2012)]
[Pages 69894-69895]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28232]



Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air 

    On November 13, 2012, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Columbia in the lawsuit entitled United States v. NST, Inc. and Yuan 
Cheng International Group, Inc., Civil Action No. CV-12-1836.
    The United States filed this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act. The 
United States' complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties 
for the importation and sale of highway motorcycles, recreational 
vehicles, and engines in violation of certification and labeling 
requirements of the Clean Air Act and its regulations. The complaint 
also alleges violations of the Clean Air Act's information collection 
requirements. The consent decree requires defendants and two executives 
of the companies to pay a civil penalty of $50,000 (which amount was 
based on an assessment of ability to pay) and, for a period of ten 
years, not to import vehicles and engines unless they have first 
entered into a compliance plan with the Environmental Protection 
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and 
should refer to United States v. NST, Inc. and Yuan Cheng International 
Group, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-10317. 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 e-mail.....................  pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov.
By mail.......................  Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ-
                                 ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC

    During the public comment period, the 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 consent decree upon written request and payment of reproduction 
costs. Please mail your request and payment to:

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Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ-ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 

    Please enclose a check or money order for $6.50 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Karen S. Dworkin,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-28232 Filed 11-20-12; 8:45 am]