[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 193 (Monday, October 6, 2014)]
[Page 60157]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-23816]




Strategic Sciences Removal Site, Sylmar, CA; Notice of Proposed 
CERCLA Settlement Agreement for Recovery of Response Costs

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice; request for comment.


SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as 
amended (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a 
proposed administrative settlement with two parties for recovery of 
response costs concerning the Strategic Sciences Superfund Site in 
Sylmar, California. The settlement is entered into pursuant to Section 
122(h)(1) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(h)(1), and it requires the settling 
party to pay $40,000 to the United States Environmental Protection 
Agency (Agency). The settlement includes a covenant not to sue the 
settling party pursuant to Sections 106 or 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 
9606 or 9607(a). For thirty (30) days following the date of publication 
of this Notice in the Federal Register, 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 the proposed 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: Comments must be submitted on or before November 5, 2014.

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 J. Andrew 
Helmlinger, EPA Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, ORC-3, San Francisco, 
CA 94105, telephone number 415-972-3904. Comments should reference the 
Strategic Sciences Superfund Site, Sylmar, California, and should be 
addressed to J. Andrew Helmlinger at the above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: J. Andrew Helmlinger, Assistant 
Regional Counsel (ORC-3), Office of Regional Counsel, U.S. EPA Region 
IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105; phone: (415) 972-
3904; fax: (417) 947-3570; email: helmlinger.andrew@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Respondent to the Proposed Settlement: K&W 
Properties, Inc.

    Dated: September 25, 2014.
Enrique Manzanilla,
Director, Superfund Division, U.S. EPA, Region IX.
[FR Doc. 2014-23816 Filed 10-3-14; 8:45 am]