[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 210 (Wednesday, October 31, 2007)]
[Page 61678]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-5418]



Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the Park System 
Resource Protection Act

    Notice is hereby given that 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 Amery Wirtshafter 
regarding claims for response costs and damages under the Park System 
Resource Protection Act (``PSRPA''), 16 U.S.C. 19jj.
    The United States' claim arises from the grounding of the vessel 
``Diamond Girl'' in Biscayne National Park on April 21, 2000. The 
grounding damaged the area's seagrass and its habitat. Pursuant to the 
Agreement, the United States will recover $285,000.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the 
Settlement Agreement. 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 Settlement Agreement between the United States and Amery 
Wirtshafter, DOJ Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-08051.
    The proposed Settlement Agreement may be examined at Biscayne 
National Park, 9700 SW., 328th St., Homestead, FL 33033, 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 
Settlement Agreement may also be examined on the following Department 
of Justice Web site, http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. A 
copy of the Settlement Agreement 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 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 $2.75 
(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. 07-5418 Filed 10-30-07; 8:45 am]