[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 105 (Friday, June 1, 2007)]
[Page 30630]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-2700]



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

    In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 U.S.C. 50.7, notice is 
hereby given that on May 18, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United 
States v. Baldwinville Products, Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 4:07-cv-
40146 was lodged with the United States District Court for the District 
of Massachusetts.
    In this action the United States sought cost recovery with respect 
to the Birch Hill Dam and Reservoir Project Area Site, located on the 
Millers and Otter Rivers, in Worcester County, Massachusetts (``the 
Site''), under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation 
and Liability Act (``CERCIA'') against Baldwinville Products, Inc. and 
Erving Industries, Inc. (collectively, the ``Settling Defendants''). 
Under the terms of the proposed settlement, the Settling Defendants 
will pay $215,000 to reimburse the United States for costs incurred at 
the Site. The Settling Defendants shall also undertake certain sampling 
work in the event flood waters exceed certain levels.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Consent 
    Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, 
Environmental and Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to 
[email protected] or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. 
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should refer to 
United States v. Baldwinville Products, Inc., (D. Mass.), D.J. Ref. 90-
    The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United 
States Attorney, Donohue Federal Building, 595 Main Street, Room 206, 
Worcester, Massachusetts, and at the United States Army Corps of 
Engineers, New England District, 969 Virginia Road, Concord, 
Massachusetts. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree, 
may also be examined of the following Department of Justice Web-site, 
to http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the 
consent Decree may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree 
Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 
20044-7611 or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood 
([email protected][email protected]), fax no. (202) 514-0097, phone 
confirmation number (202) 514-1547. In requesting a copy from the 
Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $5.50 
(25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury or, 
if by e-mail or fax, forward a check in that amount to the Consent 
Decree Library at the stated address.

Ronald Gluck,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement and Natural Resources 
[FR Doc. 07-2700 Filed 5-31-07; 8:45am]