[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 214 (Wednesday, November 5, 2014)]
[Page 65702]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-26241]



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

    Notice is hereby given that, for a period of 30 days, the United 
States will receive public comments on a proposed Consent Decree in 
United States v. Superior Crude Gathering, Inc. (Civil Action No. 2:14-
cv-0433), which was lodged with the United States District Court for 
the Southern District of Texas on October 29, 2014.
    The Complaint was filed on the same day and seeks civil penalties 
under Section 311 of the Clean Water Act related to the unauthorized 
discharge of oil from two crude oil storage tanks at the Superior Crude 
storage facility in Ingleside, Texas and for violations of spill 
prevention and planning regulations. Superior Crude has ceased 
operations at the facility, which is located at the former Falcon 
Refinery. Under the settlement, Superior Crude will pay a $1.61 million 
civil penalty for violation of the Clean Water Act.
    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. Superior Crude Gathering, Inc. 
(Civil Action No. 2:14-cv-0433), D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-10773. 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 $4.00 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Thomas P. Carroll,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-26241 Filed 11-4-14; 8:45 am]