[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 5 (Thursday, January 8, 2009)]
[Pages 833-834]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-68]



Notice of Lodging of Consent Judgment Pursuant to Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

    Notice is hereby given that on December 19, 2008, a proposed 
Supplemental Consent Judgment in United States v. Estate of Joseph 
Vazzana, Sr., et al., Civil Action No. CV-04-0620, was lodged with the 
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
    An earlier Consent Judgment, entered by the Court on May 21, 2007, 
resolved cost recovery claims of the United States, on behalf of the 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA''), under Section 107(a) of 
the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability 
Act of 1980, as amended (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), in connection 
with the Spectrum Finishing Corp. Superfund Site in West Babylon, 
Suffolk County, New York (the ``Site''), against defendants Estate of 
Joseph Vazzana, Sr., Joseph Vazzana, Jr. (hereinafter collectively 
referred to as ``Settling Defendants''), and the approximately one acre 
of land located contiguously at 51 Cabot and 50 Dale Streets in West 
Babylon that comprises the Site (``Property''). The original Consent 
Judgment provided, among other things, that the Defendants would sell 
the Property and reimburse EPA for its response costs from the 
proceeds. This Supplemental Consent Judgment provides for the specific 
terms of sale and distribution of proceeds from the sale of the 
Property in accordance with a formula set forth in the Supplemental 
Consent Judgment. This Supplemental Consent Judgment addresses the 
claims to the Property made in this action by the County of Suffolk, 
the State of New York, and the Suffolk County District Attorney's 
    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 Judgment. Comments should be

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addressed to the Assistant Attorney General of the 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 United States 
v. Estate of Joseph Vazzana, Sr., et al., Civil Action No. CV-04-0620, 
D.J. Ref. No. 90-11-3-07461.
    The proposed Supplemental Consent Judgment may be examined at the 
Office of the United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York, 271 
Cadman Plaza East, 7th Floor, Brooklyn, New York 11201, and at the 
United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region II, 290 Broadway, 
New York, New York 10007-1866. During the public comment period, the 
proposed Supplemental Consent Judgment may also be examined on the 
following Department of Justice Web site, http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the proposed Supplemental Consent 
Judgment may 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. If requesting a copy of the proposed 
Supplemental Consent Judgment, please enclose a check in the amount of 
$7.25 (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 Friedman,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. E9-68 Filed 1-7-09; 8:45 am]