[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 212 (Thursday, November 1, 2012)]
[Pages 66081-66082]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-26833]



Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air 

    On October 25, 2012, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Western 
District of Michigan in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Kellogg 
USA, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 1:12-cv-01164.
    In a Complaint filed the same day under the Clean Air Act (Act), 
the United States seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties regarding 
the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Title V 
provisions of the Act, and PSD provisions of the Michigan State 
Implementation Plan, for violations at Kellogg's cereal and snack food 
manufacturing plants located in Battle Creek, Michigan and Grand 
Rapids, Michigan. The proposed Consent Decree requires Kellogg to 
reduce its Volatile Organic Compound permit levels at both facilities, 
perform a mitigation project (costing more than $435,000) to replace a 
cooling and dehumidifying system that uses the refrigerant R-22 with a 
chilled water system that does not use R-22, and pay a $500,000 civil 
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and 
should refer to United States v. Kellogg USA, Inc., et al., D.J. Ref. 
No. 90-5-2-1-09637. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty 
(30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be 
submitted either by email or by mail:

          To submit comments:                     Send them to:
By email...............................  [email protected].
By mail................................  Assistant Attorney General,
                                          U.S. DOJ-ENRD, P.O. Box 7611,
                                          Washington, DC 20044-7611.

    During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy 
of the Consent Decree upon written request and payment of reproduction 
costs. Please mail your request and payment to:

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Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ-ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 

    Please enclose a check or money order for $ 7.50 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Maureen Katz,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-26833 Filed 10-31-12; 8:45 am]