[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 232 (Tuesday, December 7, 2021)]
[Pages 69296-69297]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-26461]



Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air 

    On December 1, 2021, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the Western 
District of Kentucky in the lawsuit entitled United States and 
Louisville Metro Air

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Pollution Control District v. Louisville Gas & Electric Company, Civil 
Action No. 3:20-cv-00542-CRS.
    The United States and the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control 
District (``District'') filed a complaint against Louisville Gas & 
Electric Company (``LG&E'') alleging violations of the Clean Air Act 
(``Act'') at LG&E's Mill Creek facility in Jefferson County, Kentucky. 
The claims alleged in the complaint and resolved by the proposed 
consent decree concern LG&E's emission of sulfuric acid mist. The 
proposed consent decree requires LG&E to pay a $750,000 civil penalty, 
perform a supplemental environmental project estimated to cost 
$540,000, and perform injunctive relief.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the proposed consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the 
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division 
and should refer to United States and Louisville Metro Air Pollution 
Control District v. Louisville Gas & Electric Company, D.J. Ref. No. 
90-5-2-1-11597. 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, D.C. 20044-7611.

    During the public comment period, the proposed consent decree may 
be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: https://www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of 
the proposed consent decree upon written request and payment of 
reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent 
Decree Library, U.S. DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-
    Please enclose a check or money order for $12.00 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Lori Jonas,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2021-26461 Filed 12-6-21; 8:45 am]