[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 165 (Tuesday, August 26, 2014)]
[Page 50908]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20278]



[FRL-9914-39-Region 8]

Proposed Administrative Settlement and Order on Consent for 
Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study, Lincoln Park Superfund Site, 
Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; request for public comment.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the proposed administrative 
settlement proceeding under sections 104, 107, and 122(h)(1) of the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act 
of 1980 (CERCLA), as amended, 42 U.S.C. 9604, 9607, and 9622(h)(1) 
among the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Colorado 
Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), the ``Agencies,'' 
and the Cotter Corporation (N.S.L.) the (Settling Party). The Cotter 
Corporation is the owner and operator of the uranium mill on the site 
since 1957. This settlement agreement applies to and is binding upon 
the EPA, the CDPHE and the Settling Party.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 27, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Comments and requests for a copy of the proposed agreement 
should be addressed to Virginia Phillips, Enforcement Specialist, 
Environmental Protection Agency-Region 8, Mail Code 8ENF-RC, 1595 
Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202-2466, or by electronic mail at: 
[email protected] and should reference the Lincoln Park 
Superfund Site, Canon City, Colorado.
    Information is also available at the Lincoln Park Site repository 
in Canon City, located at: The Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History 
Center; 612 Royal Gorge Boulevard, P.O. Box 1460, Canon City, Colorado 
81215, (719) 269-9036. An electronic copy of the proposed AOC is 
available on the CDPHE Lincoln Park Web page at: http://recycle4colorado.ipower.com/Cotter/2014/14cotterdocs.htm

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Moores, Enforcement Attorney, 
Legal Enforcement Program, Environmental Protection Agency-Region 8, 
Mail Code 8ENF-L, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202-2466, 
(303) 312-6857.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The parties enter into this agreement to: 
(a) Determine the nature and extent of contamination and any threat to 
the public health, welfare, or environment caused by the release or 
threatened release of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants 
at or from the site, by conducting a remedial investigation; (b) 
identify and evaluate remedial alternatives to prevent, mitigate, or 
otherwise respond to or remedy any release or threatened release of 
hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants at or from the Site, 
by conducting a feasibility study (FS); and (c) provide for recovery by 
the agencies of future response costs for overseeing the work to be 
conducted under this settlement agreement.
    Opportunity for Comment: The proposed agreement, the Agency's 
response to any comments, and additional background information 
relating to the agreement are available for public inspection. For 
sixty (60) days following the date of publication of this notice, the 
EPA will receive written comments relating to the agreement. The EPA 
will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its 
consent to the agreement if comments received disclose facts or 
considerations that indicate that the agreement is inappropriate, 
improper, or inadequate.

    Dated: August 6, 2014.
Suzanne J. Bohan,
Acting Assistant Regional Administrator, Office of Enforcement, 
Compliance and Environmental Justice.
[FR Doc. 2014-20278 Filed 8-25-14; 8:45 am]