[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 142 (Monday, July 27, 2009)]
[Pages 37060-37061]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-17803]



Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (``CERCLA'')

    Notice is hereby given that on July 21, 2009, a proposed Consent 
Decree in United States v. Detrex et al., No. 09-5442RBL, was lodged 
with the United States District Court for the Western District of 
    In this action, the United States sought the recovery of response 
costs pursuant to section 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental 
Response, Compensation, and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), incurred 
at the Hylebos Waterway Problem Areas of OU1 of the Commencement Bay 
Nearshore/Tideflats Superfund Site in the City of Tacoma, Washington 
(``Hylebos Waterway Problem Areas''). The defendants, all of whom 
signed the Consent Decree, are: Detrex Corporation, Goodrich 
Corporation on behalf of Lubrizol Advanced Materials FCC, Inc. and 
Noveon Kalama, Inc., Mr. Donald Oline, Portac, Inc. and Weyerhaeuser 
    Pursuant to the proposed Consent Decree, the Settling Defendants 
will pay to the United States $2,330,938 in reimbursement of past and 
future response costs incurred by the United States with respect to the 
Hylebos Waterway Problem Areas. The proposed Consent Decree provides 
the Settling Defendants with a covenant not to sue pursuant to Sections 
106 and 107 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607.
    The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) 
days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Consent 
Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, 
Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either emailed 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. Detrex et. al., (W.D. Wash.) No. 09-5442RBL, D.J. Ref. 
90-11-3-09454/1. The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of 
the United States Attorney, Western District of Washington, Office of 
the United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 5200 
United States Courthouse, 700 Stewart Street, Seattle, WA 98101-1271. 
During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may also be 
examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, http://

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Consent--Decree.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 $9.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the 
United States Treasury or, if requesting by e-mail or fax, forward a 
check in that amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated 

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. E9-17803 Filed 7-24-09; 8:45 am]