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[Federal Register: June 2, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 106)]
[Page 31509]
 From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Notice of Lodging of Four Consent Decrees Pursuant To the
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

    Notice is hereby given that on May 22, 2008, four proposed consent
decrees in United States v. Belle Tire Distr., Inc., et al., No.
06cv0816, were lodged with the United States District Court for the
Western District of Michigan.
    In this cost recovery action brought pursuant to the Comprehensive
Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607,
the United States sought recovery of unreimbursed past response costs
and prejudgment interest incurred by the United States Environmental
Protection Agency for a removal action at the Carl's Tire Retreading
Site near Grawn in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Under the four
proposed consent decrees, fifteen defendants will pay a total of
$2,020,200 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund.
    The Department of Justice will accept comments relating to the four
proposed consent decrees for a period of thirty (30) days from the date
of publication of this notice. Comments should be addressed to the
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division,
and mailed either electronically to <A HREF="mailto:pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov";>pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov</A> or in
hard copy to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC
20044-7611. Comments should refer to United States v. Belle Tire
Distr., Inc., et al., Case No. 06cv0816 (W.D. Mich.) and D.J. Reference
No. 90-11-3-09026.
    The four proposed consent decrees may be examined at: (1) The
Office of the United States Attorney for the Western District of
Michigan, 330 Iona Avenue, Suite 501, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503,
(616) 456-2404; and (2) the United States Environmental Protection
Agency (Region 5), 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604-
3590 (contact Steven P. Kaiser (312-353-3804)). During the comment
period, the proposed consent decrees may also be examined on the
following Department of Justice Web site: <A HREF="http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html";>http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/
Consent_Decrees.html</A>. Copies of the proposed consent decrees may also
be obtained by mail from the Department of Justice Consent Decree
Library, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611 or by faxing or e-
mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (<A HREF="mailto:tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov";>tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov</A>), fax
no. (202) 514-0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514-1547. In
requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please refer to the
referenced case and D.J. Reference No. 90-11-3-09026, and enclose a
check in the amount of $20.25 for the four consent decrees (81 pages at
25 cents per page reproduction costs), made payable to the U.S. Treasury.

William D. Brighton,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. E8-12112 Filed 5-30-08; 8:45 am]


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