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[Federal Register: May 15, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 94)]
[Notices]               
[Page 26788-26789]
>From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr15my97-43]

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-5826-1]

 
Proposed Settlement Under Section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act; in the Matter 
of Sturgis Municipal Well Field Superfund Site

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: Notice of Settlement: in accordance with section 122(I)(1) of 
the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability 
Act of 1980, as amended (``CERCLA''), notice is hereby given of a 
settlement concerning past response costs at the Sturgis Municipal Well 
Field Superfund Site in Sturgis, Michigan. This proposed agreement has 
been forwarded to the Attorney General for the required prior written 
approval for this Settlement, as set forth under section 122(g)(4) of 
CERCLA.

DATES: Comments must be provided on or before June 16, 1997.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to the Docket Clerk, Mail Code 
MFA-10J, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 77 West Jackson 
Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois, 60604, and should refer to: In the Matter 
of Sturgis Municipal Well Field Superfund Site, Docket No. V-W-97-C-
405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Karen L. Peaceman, Mail Code CS-29A, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following parties executed binding 
certification of their consent to participate in the settlement: 
Rudolph and Ruth Boals.
    These parties will pay $2,500 for response costs related to the 
Sturgis Municipal Well Field Superfund Site, if the United States 
Environmental Protection Agency determines that it will not withdraw or 
withhold its consent to the proposed settlement after consideration of 
comments submitted pursuant to this notice.
    U.S. EPA may enter into this settlement under the authority of 
section 122(h) of CERCLA. Section 122(h)(1) authorizes EPA to settle 
any claims under Section 107 of CERCLA where such claim has not been 
referred to the Department of Justice. Pursuant to this authority, the 
agreement proposes to settle with parties who are potentially 
responsible for costs incurred by EPA at the Sanitary Landfill Company 
(IWD) Superfund Site.
    A copy of the proposed administrative order on consent and 
additional background information relating to the settlement are 
available for review and may be obtained in person or by mail from 
Karen L. Peaceman, Mail Code C-29A, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604.
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will receive written 
comments relating to this settlement for thirty days from the date of 
publication of this notice.

    Authority: The Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 
Sections 9601 et seq.
William E. Muno,
Director, Superfund Division.
[FR Doc. 97-12788 Filed 5-14-97; 8:45 am]
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