[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 235 (Thursday, December 5, 1996)]
[Page 64532]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-30985]



Notice of Lodging of Consent Order Pursuant to the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

    Notice is hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United 
States v. BASF Corporation, et al., Civil Action No. 96-CV-75279-DT, 
has been lodged with the United States District Court for the Eastern 
District of Michigan on November 18, 1996.
    The Consent Decree resolves the claims alleged against 35 parties 
under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and 
Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq. The proposed Consent Decree 
provides for the payment by these settling parties of $14,564,000 of 
the United States' response costs at the Metamora Landfill Site, 
located in Metamora Township, Lapeer County, Michigan (``the Site'').
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the 
proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General of the Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
U.S. Department of Justice, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, D.C. 20044, and 
should refer to the United States v. BASF Corporation, et al., D.J. 
Ref. 90-11-3-289C.
    The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the office of the 
United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, Suite 
2300, 211 West Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226, at the Office of 
Regional Counsel, United States Environmental Protection Agency, 
Region, V, 200 West Adams Street, Chicago, Illinois 60606, and at the 
Consent Decree Library, 1120 G Street, N.W., 4th Floor, Washington, 
D.C. 20005, (202) 624-0892. A copy of the proposed Consent Decree may 
also be obtained in person or by mail from the Consent Decree Library. 
In requesting a copy, please enclose a check in the amount of $14.75 
(25 cents per page reproduction costs) payable to the ``Consent Decree 
Joel Gross,
Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural 
Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 96-30985 Filed 12-4-96; 8:45 am]