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[Federal Register: October 14, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 198)]
[Notices]
[Page 55748]
 >From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr14oc99-94]

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Comprehensive
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

     Notice is hereby given that on October 4, 1999, the United States
lodged with the Court a proposed Fourth Consent Decree under the
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act,
as amended (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq. in United States v.
Brown Co., et al., No. 1:96-CV-949 (W.D. Mich). The Consent Decree
resolves certain claims of the United States against Exide Corporation,
Fisher Steel &amp; Supply Company, the H. Brown Co., Inc., Tessie Brown and
Tessie Brown as the Independent Personal representative of the Estate
of Herman Brown (``Owner Settling Defendants''), Padnos Iron &amp; Metal
Company (``Padnos''), and General Motors Company (``GM''). GM will
conduct the Remedial Action, as well as pay future costs of overseeing
the implementation of the remedial action, under Sections 106 and
107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), at the H. Brown Superfund Site
(``Site'') located in Walker, Kent County, Michigan. The other settling
defendants under this Consent Decree will pay an additional $204,500.
     The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the
proposed Consent Decree for 30 days following publication of this
Notice. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General,
Environmental and Natural Resources Division, United States Department
of Justice, P.O. Box 7611, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044-
7611, and should refer to United States v. H. Brown Co., et al., D.J.
Ref. No. 90-11-2-835A. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at
the Office of the United States Attorney for the Western District of
Michigan; the Region V Office of the United States Environmental
Protection Agency, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604.
A copy of the proposed Consent Decree may be obtained by mail from the
Department of Justice Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611,
Washington, DC 20044. In requesting a copy, please enclose a check for
reproduction costs (at 25 cents per page) in the amount of $20.25 for
the Decree without appendices, payable to the Consent Decree Library.
Appendices will be an additional $20.75 (total: $41.00).
Joel M. Gross,
Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural
Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 99-26823 Filed 10-13-99; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-15-M



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