[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 245 (Monday, December 27, 2021)]
[Pages 73347-73348]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-28027]



Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

    On December 15, 2021, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Southern 
District of Texas in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Sea Lion 
Chemical Technology, Inc. and Sea Lion, Inc., Case No. 3:21-cv-347. The 
proposed Consent Decree resolves the United States' claims, on behalf 
of the Environmental Protection Agency, under Section 107(a) of the 
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act 
(``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), against Sea Lion Chemical Technology, 
Inc. and its parent Sea Lion, Inc. (collectively ``Sea Lion'') for 
their liability at the Malone Service Company Superfund Site (the 
``Site'') located in Texas City, Galveston County, Texas. Under the 
proposed settlement, Sea Lion has agreed to pay $2,987,353.53 to 
resolve its liability.
    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. Sea Lion Chemical Technology, Inc. and 
Sea Lion, Inc., Case No. 3:21-cv-347, D.J. Ref. No. 90-11-2-07465/8. 
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:

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            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-

    During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: 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: Consent Decree Library, 
U.S. DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611.
    Please enclose a check or money order for $6.25 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Thomas Carroll,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2021-28027 Filed 12-23-21; 8:45 am]