[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 108 (Monday, June 8, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 27181]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-13240]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

    Notice is hereby given that on June 1, 2009, a proposed Consent 
Decree in United States of America et al. v. AK Steel Corporation, et 
al., Civil Action No. 97-1863 was lodged with the United States 
District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
    The Consent Decree resolves the United States' claims against 36 
parties at the Breslube Penn Superfund Site, located in Coraopolis, 
Moon Township, Pennsylvania. Those claims were brought under Section 
107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and 
Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607. The Settling Defendants consist of two 
groups, nine Performing Defendants and 27 Non-Performing Defendants. 
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has signed the Consent Decree and will 
file a separate complaint.
    The Consent Decree requires that Performing Defendants fund and 
perform the remedy selected in EPA's August 2007 Record of Decision. 
The estimated cost of the remedy is $8,070,000, and may increase to 
$12,610,000 if EPA decides two contingent remedies are necessary. The 
settlement also recovers past costs of the United States 
($3,037,491.61), past costs of the Commonwealth ($41,356.04), and 
includes an agreement to pay all future response costs.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Decree. 
Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, 
Environmental 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 of America et al. v. AK Steel Corporation, et al., Civil 
Action No. 97-1863 (W.D. PA), D.J. Ref. 90-11-3-1762.
    The Decree may be examined at U.S. EPA Region 3, 1650 Arch Street, 
Philadelphia, PA 19103. During the public comment period, the 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 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 $23.25 (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.

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. E9-13240 Filed 6-5-09; 8:45 am]
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