[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 5 (Thursday, January 8, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 832-833]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-87]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree in United States v. Lorain 
County Metropolitan Park District, et al. Under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)

    Notice is hereby given that on December 30, 2008, a proposed 
Consent Decree was lodged with the United States District Court for the 
Northern District of Ohio in United States v. Lorain County 
Metropolitan Park District, et al., Case No. 1:08-cv-03026-AA. The 
Consent Decree between the United States, on behalf of the U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency (``U.S. EPA''), and the Settling 
Defendants relates to certain liabilities under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (``CERCLA''), 42 
U.S.C. 9601 et seq., in connection with the Ford Road Industrial 
Landfill Superfund Site in Elyria, Ohio (the ``Site'').
    Under the proposed settlement, Settling Defendants will perform the 
$3.4 million remedy at the Site, which includes cover enhancement, hot 
spot removal, and groundwater monitoring,

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and will reimburse future response costs incurred by U.S. EPA in 
overseeing the response work.
    The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the 
Consent Decree for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this 
publication. 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 United States v. Lorain County Metropolitan Park District, et al., 
DJ Ref. No. 90-11-3-09102.
    The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United 
States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, 801 West Superior 
Avenue, Suite 400, Cleveland, OH 44113, by request to Assistant U.S. 
Attorney Steven J. Paffilas, and at the U.S. EPA Region V, 77 West 
Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604. During the public comment period, the 
Consent Decree may also be examined on the following Department of 
Justice Web site: http://www.u sdoj.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 $13.50 
(25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury.

William D. Brighton,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. E9-87 Filed 1-7-09; 8:45 am]
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