[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 210 (Wednesday, October 31, 2007)]
[Page 61679]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-5417]



Notice of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Park System Resource 
Protection Act

    Notice is hereby given that on September 17, 2007, a proposed 
consent decree in United States v. Nuthen's Purfect, Inc., Civil Action 
No. 06-cv-22249, was lodged with the United States District Court for 
the Southern District of Florida.
    In this action, filed pursuant to the Park System Resource 
Protection Act (``PSRPA''), 16 U.S.C. 19jj et seq., the United States 
sought response costs and damages against Nuthen's Purfect, Inc. 
(``Nuthen's Purfect'') due to a vessel grounding that occurred in the 
Everglades National Park on April 18, 2002. The United States 
Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Department of the 
Interior, National Park Service (``DOI''), has reached a settlement 
with Nuthen's Purfect regarding these claims. Pursuant to the Consent 
Decree, the United States will recover $50,000.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Consent 
Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, 
Environment 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 
the Consent Decree between the United States and Nuthen's Purfect, DOJ 
Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-08521.
    The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Everglades 
National Park, 40001 State Road 9336, Homestead, FL 33034, and at the 
Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor, Southeast Regional 
Office, Richard B. Russell Federal Building, 75 Spring Street, SW., 
Atlanta, Georgia 30303. During the public comment period, the Consent 
Decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web 
site, 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]), 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 $3.25 (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.

Henry S. Friedman,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 07-5417 Filed 10-30-07; 8:45 am]