[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 205 (Thursday, October 23, 2014)]
[Page 63439]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-25211]



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

    On October 16, 2014 the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Northern 
District of New York in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Niagara 
Mohawk Power Corporation, Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-1266.
    The proposed Consent Decree would resolve alleged claims of the 
United States against Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation under Sections 
106 and 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, 
and Liability Act.
    The proposed settlement addresses the Niagara Mohawk Power 
Corporation Superfund Site in the City of Saratoga Springs, New York. 
The consent decree will require Niagara Mohawk to perform the Operable 
Unit 2 remedial action in accordance with the Record of Decision issued 
by the Environmental Protection Agency in 2013.
    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. Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, D.J. 
Ref. No. 90-11-3-1570/3. 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 $90.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. For a paper 
copy without the exhibits and signature pages, the cost is $11.25.

Robert E. Maher Jr.,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-25211 Filed 10-22-14; 8:45 am]