[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 106 (Monday, June 2, 2008)]
[Page 31509]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-12112]



Notice of Lodging of Four Consent Decrees Pursuant To the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

    Notice is hereby given that on May 22, 2008, four proposed consent 
decrees in United States v. Belle Tire Distr., Inc., et al., No. 
06cv0816, were lodged with the United States District Court for the 
Western District of Michigan.
    In this cost recovery action brought pursuant to the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607, 
the United States sought recovery of unreimbursed past response costs 
and prejudgment interest incurred by the United States Environmental 
Protection Agency for a removal action at the Carl's Tire Retreading 
Site near Grawn in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Under the four 
proposed consent decrees, fifteen defendants will pay a total of 
$2,020,200 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund.
    The Department of Justice will accept comments relating to the four 
proposed consent decrees for a period of thirty (30) days from the date 
of publication of this notice. Comments should be addressed to the 
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
and mailed either electronically to [email protected] or in 
hard copy to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 
20044-7611. Comments should refer to United States v. Belle Tire 
Distr., Inc., et al., Case No. 06cv0816 (W.D. Mich.) and D.J. Reference 
No. 90-11-3-09026.
    The four proposed consent decrees may be examined at: (1) The 
Office of the United States Attorney for the Western District of 
Michigan, 330 Iona Avenue, Suite 501, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, 
(616) 456-2404; and (2) the United States Environmental Protection 
Agency (Region 5), 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604-
3590 (contact Steven P. Kaiser (312-353-3804)). During the comment 
period, the proposed consent decrees may also be examined on the 
following Department of Justice Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decree.html. Copies of the proposed consent decrees may also 
be obtained by mail from the Department of Justice Consent Decree 
Library, P.O. Box 7611, 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 refer to the 
referenced case and D.J. Reference No. 90-11-3-09026, and enclose a 
check in the amount of $20.25 for the four consent decrees (81 pages at 
25 cents per page reproduction costs), made payable to the U.S. 

William D. Brighton,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. E8-12112 Filed 5-30-08; 8:45 am]