[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 18 (Monday, January 28, 2013)]
[Pages 5801-5802]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01593]




Operating Industries, Inc. Superfund Site, Monterey Park, CA; 
Notice of Proposed CERCLA Administrative De Minimis Settlement

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; request for comment.


SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 122(i)(1) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as 
amended (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i) and Section 7003(d) of the Resource 
Conservation and Recovery Act, as amended (RCRA), 42 U.S.C. 6973, 
notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement with 47 
de minimis settling parties for recovery of response costs concerning 
the Operating Industries, Inc. Superfund Site in Monterey Park, 
California. The settlement is entered into pursuant to Section 122(g) 
of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C.

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9622(g) and it requires the settling parties to pay $1,624,928 to the 
United States Environmental Protection Agency (Agency). The settlement 
includes a covenant not to sue the settling parties pursuant to 
Sections 106 or 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606 or 9607(a), and 
Section 7003(d) of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 6973. For thirty (30) days following 
the date of publication of this Notice, the Agency will receive written 
comments relating to the settlement. The Agency will consider all 
comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the 
settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which 
indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. 
The Agency's response to any comments received will be available for 
public inspection at 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.

DATES: Pursuant to Section 122(i)(1) of CERCLA and Section 7003(d) of 
RCRA, EPA will receive written comments relating to this proposed 
settlement for thirty (30) days following the date of publication of 
this Notice. Pursuant to Section 7003(d) of RCRA, commenters may 
request an opportunity for a public meeting in the affected area. If 
EPA receives a request for a public meeting within thirty (30) days 
following the publication of this Notice, EPA will hold a public 
meeting at a date and location to be determined.

ADDRESSES: The proposed settlement is available for public inspection 
at EPA Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California. A 
copy of the proposed settlement may be obtained from Keith Olinger, EPA 
Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, SFD-7-5, San Francisco, CA 94105, 
telephone number 415-972-3125. Comments should reference the Operating 
Industries, Inc. Superfund Site in Monterey Park, California and EPA 
Docket No. 2011-06 and should be addressed to Keith Olinger at the 
above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Magnuson, Assistant Regional 
Counsel (ORC-3), Office of Regional Counsel, U.S. EPA Region IX, 75 
Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105; phone: (415) 972-3887; fax: 
(417) 947-3570; email: magnuson.janet@epa.gov.

    Dated: January 14, 2013.
Jane Diamond,
Director, Superfund Division, U.S. EPA, Region IX.
    Parties to the Proposed Settlement: American Marble & Onyx Company, 
Inc., Arroyo Car Wash Corporation, Bay Cities Container Corporation, 
Brett's Incorporated, C.E. Encell Auto Parts Service, Inc., Cal-Chem 
Cleaning Co., Inc., Canplas, LLC, Consumers Oil Company, Cormier 
Chevrolet Company, Corradini Corp., fka A. Corradini & Sons, aka 
Corradini Corporation, George J. Peckham, Jr., H.W. Hull & Sons, Inc., 
Hacienda Car Wash, Inc., Hiro's Transmission, Inc., International Paper 
Company, International Transportation Service, Inc., John Crane, Inc., 
Koosed Enterprises, Inc., Los Feliz Car Wash, Margus Auto Electric 
Exchange, Inc., Midway Drilling & Pump Company, MK Diamond Products, 
Inc., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Credit 
Corporation, North Hills Car Wash Company, Oil Well Service Company, 
Pacific Coast Drum Company, Pentair, Inc., Porcelain Metals 
Corporation, R.R. Kellogg, Inc., Ralphs Grocery Company, RCG 
Electronics Corp., dba Washington Caterers, Resco Holdings, LLC, Ryder 
System, Inc., Solar Turbines International Company, Standard Graphics 
Arts Corporation, Talley Brothers, Inc., Trans Harbor, Inc., Treasure-
Craft, V & M Precision Grinding Co., V-M Enterprises, Inc., Valeant 
Pharmaceuticals International, Valley Proteins (DE), Inc., Vernon 
Sanitation Supply Co., Inc., Western & Fourth Car Wash, Inc., Westwood 
Car Wash, Wyeth, LLC.

[FR Doc. 2013-01593 Filed 1-25-13; 8:45 am]