[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 56 (Tuesday, March 24, 2015)]
[Pages 15601-15603]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-06447]



[FRL-9925-01-Region 9]

Casmalia Resources Superfund Site; Notice of Proposed CERCLA 
Administrative De Minimis Settlement

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; request for public comment.


SUMMARY: In accordance with section 122(i) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended 
(CERCLA) and section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act 
(RCRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of a proposed administrative de 
minimis settlement concerning the Casmalia Resources Superfund Site in 
Santa Barbara County, California (the Casmalia Resources Site). Section 
122(g) of CERCLA provides EPA with the authority to enter into 
administrative de minimis settlements. This settlement is intended to 
resolve the liabilities of the 337 settling parties identified below 
for the Casmalia Resources Site under sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA 
and section 7003 of RCRA. These parties have also elected to resolve 
their liability for response costs and potential natural resource 
damage claims by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) 
and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). These 
337 parties sent 15,558,106 lbs. of waste to the Casmalia Resources 
Site, which represents 0.0028 (0.28%) of the total Site waste of 5.6 
billion pounds. This settlement requires these parties to pay over $1.4 
million to EPA.

DATES: EPA will receive written comments relating to the settlement 
until April 23, 2015. EPA will consider all comments it receives during 
this period, and may modify or withdraw consent to the settlement if 
any comments disclose facts or considerations indicating that the 
settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate.
    Public Meeting: In accordance with section 7003(d) of RCRA, 42 
U.S.C. 6973(d), commenters may request an opportunity for a public 
meeting in the affected area. The deadline for requesting a public 
meeting is April 7, 2015. Requests for a public meeting may be made by 
contacting Russell Mechem by email at [email protected]. If a 
public meeting is requested, information about the date and time of the 
meeting will be published in the local newspaper, The Santa Maria 
Times, and will be sent to persons on the EPA's Casmalia Resources Site 
mailing list. To be added to the mailing list, please contact: 
Alejandro Diaz at (415)972-3242 or by email at [email protected]. 
A copy of the settlement document may be obtained by calling (415) 369-
0559 extension 10, and leaving a message with your name, phone number, 
and mailing address or email address.

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ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to Casmalia Case Team, 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street 
(mail code SFD-7-1), San Francisco, California 94105-3901, or may be 
sent by email to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information about the 
Casmalia Resources Site and about the proposed settlement may be 
obtained on the EPA-maintained Casmalia Resources Site Web site at: 
http://www.epa.gov/region09/casmalia or by calling Russell Mechem at 
(415) 972-3192.

    Settling Parties: Parties that have elected to settle their 
liability with EPA at this time are as follows:
    A D S Gold, Inc.; A J Diani; A&R Brooks & Perkins/AAR Brooks & 
Perkins; Accurate Container; Corporation; Ace Clearwater; Action 
Instruments; Active Supply; Addmaster Corp.; Adler Screw Products, 
Inc.; Alpha Centurion, Inc.; Alpha Therapeutic Corp; ALPS Electric; Al-
Sal Oil Inc.; Alumin-Art Plating Co; Amada Mfg.; Amber Chemical; 
American Crystal Sugar Company; Apperson Business Forms; Arkema Inc., 
on behalf of its predecessor, Pennwalt Corporation and its subsidiary 
Turco Products, Inc.; Armo Construction; Babbitt Bearing Company, Inc.; 
Bacon Industries; Bahia Resort Hotel; Bardex; Bay Area Rapid Transit 
District; BEI Motion Systems Co; Belden Inc.; Bell Foundry Company; 
Betts Spring Company; Bewley Allen Cadillac; Bishops School; Bixby Land 
Company; Blomberg Window Systems; Blommer Chocolate Company; Body 
Glove; Boyles Snyder Company; Budget Industrial Uniform Supply, Inc.; 
Butler Manufacturing Company; C&H Sugar Company; Cal Aurum Industries; 
Cal Nev Pipe Line, LLC.; Calder, Inc.; California Box; California 
Combining Corporation; California Electro Plating, Inc.; California 
Fine Wire; California Hotwood, Inc.; California Neon Products; 
Carpinteria County Water District; Centinela Valley High School 
District; Central Concrete Supply Company Inc.; Central Diagnostic 
Laboratories; Ceramic Decorating Company, Inc.; Certain-Teed Corp.; 
Certified Alloy Products, LLC.; Charles H. Lilly Co.; Chem Pro 
Laboratory Inc.; Christopher Chevrolet; Chromal Plating Company; Cirexx 
Corporation; City of Alhambra; City of Beverly Hills; City of Chula 
Vista; City of Covina; City of El Segundo; City of Fontana; City of 
Fremont; City of Gardena; City of Irvine; City of Milpitas; City of 
Montclair; City of Montebello; City of Redding; City of Redlands; City 
of Redondo Beach; City of Redwood City; City of Salinas; City of San 
Bernardino; City of Scotts Valley; City of South San Francisco; City of 
Union City; City of Westminister; City of Whittier; Claremont Colleges; 
Cleveland Wrecking Company; Cloverleaf Group, Inc.; COEN Company, Inc.; 
Connector Plating Corp.; Continental Forge; Continental Maritime; 
Continuous Curve Contact Lenses Inc.; Control Components; Coordinated 
Equipment Co.; Cordova Truck Dismantlers; Core Laboratories LP; Corona 
Clipper; County of Monterey; County of Santa Cruz; CR&R, Inc.; 
Crestline-Lake Arrowhead Water District; Crown Central Petroleum Corp; 
Cushman Wakefield; D.A. Stuart Oil Co. of America; Daniels Engraving 
Co., Inc.; Daughters of Charity Health System; Delano Growers Grape 
Products; Delta Tech Service, Inc.; Del Mar Fairgrounds; Deseret 
Industries; Developmental Science; Dickies Standard Industrial Towel & 
Uniform Supply; Dip Braze, Inc.; E L Yeager Construction Co., Inc.; 
East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD); East Bay Regional Park 
District; Eaton Corp.; El Chorlito Mexican Restaurant; Electro Test, 
Inc.; Electrofusion Corporation; Elk Grove Unified School District; 
Emerald Packaging Inc.; Emerson Electric Company on behalf of ACDC 
Electronics; Entenmann-Rovin Company; Enthone, Inc.; Ernst Benary of 
America, Inc.; Etched Circuits, Inc.; Facit, Inc.; Fallbrook Public 
Utility District; FedEx Freight Corporation; FedEx Office and Print 
Service; Fiat Products, Inc.; Filbar Furniture Manufacturing; Finish 
Kare Products, Inc.; Flopetrol-Johnson; Florestone Products; Flowserve 
Corporation; Foremost Enameling; Fort Howard Corporation/Lily Tulip, 
Inc.; Foster & Gardner Inc.; Fresh Express Incorporated, Formerly Known 
As, Freshco, Inc.; Fry Steel Company; G & M Oil Company; G&K Services, 
Inc.; Gallo Glass; George Masker; Gilmore Liquid Air Company; Global 
Plating, Inc.; Gold Coast Transit (f/k/a South Coast Area Transit); 
Golden Era Production; Golden Rain Foundation; Good Samaritan Hospital 
of Santa Clara Valley; Green's Industrial Painting, Inc.; Helical 
Products Company, Inc.; Hershey Foods Corporation; Hexcel Corporation; 
Holmes-Hally Industries; Hues Metal Finishing, Inc.; Hunter Woodworks; 
Hussmann Corporation; IBM Corporation; Industrial Polychemical Service; 
Industrial Waste Utilization, Inc.; International Coatings Company, 
Inc.; Intersil Corporation; Ivy Hill Packaging Corp; J L Manta; J.C. 
Schumacher Company; JDS Uniphase Corporation; Kearney- KPF; Kenyon 
McIntyre; Keyes Motors, Inc.; KIK Pool Additives, Inc and KIK SoCal, 
Inc d/b/a KIK Custom Products; Jet Services (Delaware), Inc. f/k/a Jet 
Services West, Inc. a/k/a Jet Air, Inc. and Chromalloy San Diego 
Turbine,; LLC, Sequa Corp.; Kleinfelders & Associates; Kraco 
Enterprises, Inc.; Krupp/Taylor USA; Kuhlman Corporation; L-3 
Integrated Optical Systems; La Habra Heights County Water District; 
Lennox International, Inc.; Levan Specialty Company; Boral Roofing LLC, 
fka MonierLifetile LLC, and Boral Lifetile Inc. as Successor in 
interest to Life Tile Corp.; Ligature; Litronix, Inc.; Loma Linda Oil 
Company; Lone Star Industries; Lopez Canyon Conference Ground; LSI 
Corporation; M&M Printed Bags, Inc.; Marathon Construction Corporation; 
Marine Terminals Corporation; Martin Aviation, Inc.; Marvin Engineering 
Co., Inc.; MCC Flow Seal; McCormick & Company; McWane, Inc.; Media News 
Group; Medical Analysis Systems, Inc.; Merle Norman Cosmetics; Met-Tek, 
Inc.; Micro Linear Corporation; Mid-West Fabricating Co.; Miller Dial 
Corp.; Milton Roy, LLC; Monogram Industries; Muller Construction 
Supply; Nakamura Berry Farm; National Controls Inc.; Nekoosa Packaging; 
Niello Porsche Audi; Niklor Chemical Corp, Inc.; North County Transit 
District; Northern Telecom Electronics; Nova Group, Inc.; Novartis 
Corporation; Omnitrans; Orcutt Unified School District; Oxnard Union 
High School District;PACCAR as indemnitor and on behalf of Trico-Kobe; 
Pacific Corrugated Pipe Co.; Pacific Mutual Financial Corp; Pacific 
Piston Ring Co., Inc.; Pacific Pump; Pasadena Imaging Medical Group; 
Pasha Services; Peninsula Labs, Inc.; Pentair, Inc.; Petro-Diamond 
Terminal Company; Photo Fabricators, Inc.; Pierce Realty; Pomona 
Unified School District; Pool Water Products; Port of Oakland; Porvene 
Roll-a-Door; Poway Unified School District; Precision Founders, Inc.; 
Propulsion Controls Engineering; Quantic Industries; R Burke Corp; 
Rachelle Laboratories, Inc.; Rain Bird Sprinkler; Ralph Horowitz; 
Rancho California Water District; Rediger Investment Co; Reliance 
Steel; Reno Newspapers Inc. dba Reno Gazette; Reynolds Industry Inc.; 
River Edge Farm; Riverside Publishing Company; Rohrback Cosasco 
Systems; Ronlo Engineering; Rug Doctor, Inc and Rug Doctor LLC (as 
successor in interest to Rug Doctor, Inc).; Running Springs Water 
District; San Diego Refining Co; San Diego Wood Preserving; San Diego 
Zoological Society; Sander's Service Inc.; Santa Maria Chili, Inc.; 
Santa Monica-Malibu

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Unified School District; Scheidt Hayden & Hall; Scott Engineering, 
Inc.; SDI Industries, Inc.; Seachrome Corporation; Seagate Technology 
Public Limited Company, on behalf of itself and Aeon Corp., Conner 
Peripherals, Inc Control Data Corporation, Domain Technology, Inc., 
Maxtor Corporation and Seagate Substrates, Inc.; Seneca Resources; 
Senior Operations, LLC; Serra Corp; Service Plating Company, Inc.; 
Sheg's Garage; Shippers Imperial, Inc.; Signal Hill Petroleum, Inc.; 
Silicon Detector Corp; Simpson Timber Company; Skyline Ready Mixed 
Concrete; Smart & Final; Snow Summit Ski Corp; SnugTop; Solid State 
Devices, Inc.; Sonic Plating Co., Inc.; Southland Sod Farm; Spears 
Manufacturing Co.; Spears Manufacturing Co.; SPX Corporation; St. 
Joseph Health System; St. Mary's High School; Stainless Micro-Polish, 
Inc; Sterling Electric Inc.; Steve's Plating Corporation; Stutzman 
Plating, Inc.; Sullair, LLC; Sundstrand Corporation; Superior Metals 
Shapes Inc.; Symbolic Displays, Inc.; T W Cooper; TA Manufacturing 
Company; Target Stores; Taylor-Dunn; Telfer Tank Lines; Tetra Tech, 
Inc.; The Earthgrains Company; The Monadnock Company; The Tapmatic 
Corporation; Thums Long Beach Co.; Tiodize Co Inc.; TMG Partners (f/k/a 
Martin Group of Companies, Inc); Trans King; Treffers Precision Inc.; 
Tropitone Furniture, Inc.; Tunnell Roofing Company, Inc.; Turner 
Industries; Union Engineering Company; United Alloys; University of 
Redlands; Valero; Valley Crest Companies, LLC.; Valley Metal Treating, 
Inc.; Valley Presbyterian Hospital; Varner Brothers, Inc.; Ventura 
Pacific Company; Ventura Port District; Ventura West Marina; Vibra 
Sonic; Vista Metals Corp; W. A. Benjamin Electric Company; W.R. Weaver 
Company; Wadco Industries, Inc.; Walker Springs & Stamping; Washington 
Iron Works; Weber Aircraft; Weldcraft Products; West Sacramento Land 
Company; Westcoast Aerospace; Western Hyway, Inc.; Whittier Union High 
School District; Wilson & Hampton Painting Contractors; Young's Iron 
Works, Inc.; Zieman Manufacturing Company; Zilog Corporation.

    Dated: January 30, 2015.
Enrique Manzanilla,
Director, Superfund Division, U.S. EPA Region IX.
[FR Doc. 2015-06447 Filed 3-23-15; 8:45 am]