[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 204 (Wednesday, October 22, 2014)]
[Page 63167]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-25091]



Notice Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act

    On October 16, 2014, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern 
District of Michigan in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Metal 
Dynamics Detroit, LLC, Civil Action No. 14-13993.
    The United States filed this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act. The 
United States' complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties 
for violations of the regulations that govern the handling and disposal 
of refrigerant containing appliances as well as violations of opacity 
limits at defendant's scrap metal and iron recycling facility in 
Detroit, Michigan. The consent decree requires the defendant to perform 
injunctive relief and pay a civil penalty of $110,000. The consent 
decree also requires that defendant perform two supplemental 
environmental projects, each valued at $200,000 for a total of 
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the proposed consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the 
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
and should refer to United States v. Metal Dynamics Detroit, LLC, D.J. 
Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-10192. 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, DC 20044-7611.

    During the public comment period, the proposed 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 proposed 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-
    Please enclose a check or money order for $8.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-25091 Filed 10-21-14; 8:45 am]