[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 95 (Thursday, May 17, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 27848]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-2412]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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

    Under 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that on May 2, 2007, a 
proposed consent decree with defendant F.A.G. Bearings LLC was lodged 
in the civil action United States v. F.A.G. Bearings LLC, Civil Action 
No. 3:07-cv-5036, in the United States District Court of the Western 
District of Missouri.
    In this action the United States seeks, pursuant to Section 107 of 
the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability 
Act (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9607, natural resources damages and 
assessment costs incurred in response to releases of hazardous 
substances at the Newton County Wells Superfund Site (``the Site''), in 
Newton and Jasper counties, Missouri. The proposed consent decree will 
resolve the United States' natural resource damages claims against 
defendant F.A.G. Bearings LLC under Section 107 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 
9607, at the Site. Under the terms of the proposed consent decree, 
defendant F.A.G. Bearings will make cash payments of $6,739 and 
$130,724 to the United States. The funds will be paid to the Department 
of Interior's Natural Resource Damage and Restoration Fund.
    In return, the United States will grant F.A.G. Bearings a covenant 
not to sue for natural resource damages under CERCLA with respect to 
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, Environment and Natural Resources Division, P.O. Box 
7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should 
refer to the proposed consent decree with defendant F.A.G. Bearings LLC 
in United States v. F.A.G. Bearings LLC, D.J. Ref. 90-11-3-08871.
    The proposed consent decree may be examined at the office of the 
United States Attorney, 901 St. Louis, Suite 500, Springfield, Missouri 
65806. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be 
examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: http://www.udoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html and at the Consent Decree 
Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 
20044-7611 or by faxing a request to Tonia Fleetwood, fax no. (202) 
514-0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514-1547. In requesting a 
copy please refer to the referenced case and enclose a check in the 
amount of $4.50 (25 cents per page reproduction costs), payable to the 
U.S. Treasury.
    Public comments may be submitted by e-mail to the following e-mail 
address: [email protected].

Robert E. Maher, Jr.,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environmental and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-2412 Filed 5-16-07; 8:45 am]
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