[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 142 (Monday, July 25, 2011)]
[Page 44358]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18659]




Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree

    In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is 

hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. 

Northstar Materials, Inc. (d/b/a Knife River Materials) & Knife River 

Corporation, Civil No. 0:11-cv-01950-RHK-LIB, was lodged with the 

United States District Court for the District of Minnesota on July 18, 


    This proposed Consent Decree concerns a complaint filed by the 

United States against Defendants, pursuant to Sections 301, 309 and 404 

of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1311, 1319 and 1344 to obtain 

injunctive relief and impose civil penalties against the Defendants for 

violating the Clean Water Act by discharging fill material into waters 

of the United States. The proposed Consent Decree resolves these 

allegations by requiring the Defendants to restore the impacted areas 

and/or perform mitigation and to pay a civil penalty. The Department of 

Justice will accept written comments relating to this proposed Consent 

Decree for thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this 

Notice. Please address comments to Ana H. Voss, Assistant United States 

Attorney, United States Attorney's Office, District of Minnesota, 600 

United States Courthouse, 300 South Fourth Street, Minneapolis, 

Minnesota 55415 and refer to U.S.A.O. file number 2010v00217 and DJ 


    The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Clerk's Office 

of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 300 

South Fourth Street, Suite 202, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415. In 

addition, the proposed Consent Decree may be viewed at http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html.

Cherie L. Rogers,

Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Defense Section, Environment & 

Natural Resources Division.

[FR Doc. 2011-18659 Filed 7-22-11; 8:45 am]