[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 66 (Wednesday, April 6, 2011)]
[Page 19127]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-8060]

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Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act

    Notice is hereby given that on March 31, 2011, a proposed Consent 
Decree (the ``Consent Decree'') in United States v. City of Vineland, 
New Jersey, Civil Action No. 1:11-cv-1826 was lodged with the United 
States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
    In this action, the United States sought civil penalties and 
injunctive relief for Defendant City of Vineland, New Jersey's (``the 
City'') violations of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq., at the 
Vineland Municipal Electric Utility's oil- and coal-fired electric 
generating station (``Facility''). The Consent Decree requires the City 
to pay a civil penalty of $850,000 to the United States, and to 
implement remedial measures at the Facility, including permanently 
retiring two of the Facility's electric generating units, installing 
pollution controls on or permanently retiring a third unit, and 
constructing and operating a new natural gas-fired turbine at an 
estimated cost of approximately $60 million.
    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 e-
mailed to [email protected] or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, 
United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and 
should refer to United States v. City of Vineland, New Jersey, D.J. 
Ref. 90-5-2-1-09529.
    During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be 
examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, http://www.usdoj.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, United States 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 $8.50 (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.

Ronald G. Gluck,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2011-8060 Filed 4-5-11; 8:45 am]