[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 72 (Tuesday, April 15, 2014)]
[Page 21287]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-08409]



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

    On April 2, 2014 the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Central 
District of California in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Maxim 
Lighting, Civil Action No. 14-cv-02489-ABC (MAN).
    The Consent Decree resolves claims under Section 107 of the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act 
(``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. Sec.  9607 related to releases and threatened 
releases of hazardous substances at the Puente Valley Operable Unit 
(``PVOU'') of the San Gabriel Valley Superfund Site, Area 4, Los 
Angeles County, California (the ``Site''). The Consent Decree resolves 
a claim against Maxim Lighting, (``Maxim''), and recovers $10,000 in 
response costs. The Consent Decree contains a covenant not to sue for 
past and certain future costs and response work at the Site under 
Sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA and Section 7003 of RCRA.
    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. Maxim Lighting., D.J. Ref. No. 90-11-
2-354/36. 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 20044-7611.

    Under section 7003(d) of RCRA, a commenter may request an 
opportunity for a public meeting in the affected area.
    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: Consent Decree Library, 
U.S. DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611.
    Please enclose a check or money order for $8.25 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Henry S. Friedman,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-08409 Filed 4-14-14; 8:45 am]