[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 229 (Thursday, December 2, 2021)]
[Pages 68492-68493]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-26284]



[CERCLA-02-2022-2004; FRL-9294-01-R2]

Proposed CERCLA Section 122(h) Settlement Agreement for the 
Maywood Chemical Superfund Site, Boroughs of Maywood and Lodi, and the 
Township of Rochelle Park, Bergen County, New Jersey

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice; request for public comment.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (``CERCLA''), notice 
is hereby given by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA''), 
Region 2, of a proposed settlement agreement (``Agreement'') with Jeco 
Corporation for the Maywood Chemical Superfund Site (``Site''), 
Boroughs of Maywood and Lodi, and the Township of Rochelle Park, Bergen 
County, New Jersey.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 3, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Comments can be sent via email to Kathryn DeLuca at 
[email protected]. Comments should reference the Maywood Chemical 
Superfund Site, CERCLA Section 122(h) Agreement, Index No. CERCLA-02-
2022-2004. The proposed settlement is available for public inspection 
at this website: https://semspub.epa.gov/src/document/02/625503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathryn DeLuca, Attorney, Office of 
Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Email: 
[email protected]. Telephone: 212-637-3171.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the proposed Agreement, Jeco 
Corporation agrees to reimburse EPA for $125,500 in past and future 
oversight costs incurred in connection with radiological contamination 
at the property owned by Jeco Corporation that is part of the Site, 
located at 149-151 Maywood Avenue, Borough of Maywood and Township of 
Rochelle Park, Bergen County, New Jersey, designated as Block 124, Lot 
30 in the Borough of Maywood and Block 17.02, Lot 1 in the Township of 
Rochelle Park on the tax map of Bergen County, New Jersey (``Jeco 
Property''). The Agreement also resolves EPA's Federal lien on the Jeco 
Property arising under Section 107(l) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(1).

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    For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this 
document, EPA will receive written comments relating to the proposed 
Agreement. EPA will consider all comments received and may modify or 
withdraw its consent to the proposed Agreement if comments received 
disclose facts or considerations that indicate that the proposed 
Agreement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. EPA's response to 
any comments received will be available for public inspection online 
and/or at EPA Region 2, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007-1866.

John Prince,
Acting Director, Superfund & Emergency Management Division, 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2.
[FR Doc. 2021-26284 Filed 11-30-21; 4:15 pm]