[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 193 (Monday, October 6, 2014)]
[Page 60185]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-23679]



Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean 
Water Act and the Clean Air Act

    On September 25, 2014, the Department of Justice lodged with the 
United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa a 
proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Griffin Pipe Products Co., 
LLC, Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-00027-JAJ-RAW.
    This civil action asserts claims for civil penalties and other 
appropriate relief against Griffin Pipe Products Co., LLC for alleged 
violations of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7410, and the Iowa State 
Implementation Plan adopted thereunder, and the Clean Water Act, 33 
U.S.C. 1311, 1317, 1318, and 1342, at the Defendant's facility located 
in Council Bluffs, Iowa. To resolve the United States' claims Defendant 
will pay a civil penalty of $950,000 and implement other appropriate 
mitigation measures.
    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. Griffin Pipe Products Co., LLC, Civil 
Action No. 1:14-cv-00027-JAJ-RAW, DJ Reference Number 90-5-2-1-10126.
    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.........................  pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov.
By mail..........................  Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ--
                                    ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington,
                                    D.C. 20044-7611.

    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,
P.O. Box 7611,
Washington, DC 20044-7611.
    Please enclose a check or money order for $ 5.50 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Susan M. Akers,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-23679 Filed 10-3-14; 8:45 am]