[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 198 (Tuesday, October 14, 2014)]
[Page 61651]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-24306]



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

    On October 7, 2014, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Massachusetts in United States v. Boston and Maine Corporation and 
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-
    The proposed consent decree would resolve the claims of the United 
States for injunctive relief and recovery of response costs against the 
defendants under section 106 and 107(a) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (``CERCLA'') 
relating to Operable Unit 4 of the Iron Horse Park Superfund Site in 
North Billerica, Massachusetts.
    The consent decree requires the defendants to pay $1,560,570 to the 
United States. The consent decree also requires the defendants to 
perform the remedial action described in the Environmental Protection 
Agency's Record of Decision for Operable Unit 4, dated July 25, 2011, 
and further described in EPA's Explanation of Significant Differences, 
dated July 22, 2014. In return, the United States agrees to resolve the 
defendants' liability under Sections 106 and 107(a) of CERCLA for 
defined matters related to Operable Unit 4.
    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. Boston and Maine Corporation and 
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, D.J. Ref. No. 90-11-3-90/4. 
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.

    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 $98.25 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. For a copy 
without the exhibits, the cost is $13.75.

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-24306 Filed 10-10-14; 8:45 am]