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Proposed CERCLA Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement; The Shenandoah Road Groundwater Contamination Superfund Site, East Fishkill, NY

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Notice; Request For Public Comment.

Summary

In accordance with section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act as amended (“CERCLA”), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement under section 122(h) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(h), for recovery of past response costs concerning the Shenandoah Road Groundwater Contamination Superfund Site located in East Fishkill, New York with the Settling Party, International Business Machines Corporation. The settlement requires the Settling Party to pay $750,000, plus an additional sum for interest on that amount calculated from November 28, 2004 through the date of payment to the Shenandoah Road Groundwater Contamination Superfund Site Special Account within the EPA Hazardous Substance Superfund in reimbursement of EPA's past response costs incurred with respect to the Site. The settlement includes a covenant not to sue the Settling Party pursuant to section 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a) for Past Response Costs, as defined in the agreement. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the settlement. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate.

 

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Comments must be submitted on or before July 3, 2006.

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The proposed settlement is available for public inspection at USEPA, 290 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10007-1866. Comments should reference the Shenandoah Road Groundwater Contamination Superfund Site, CERCLA Docket No. 02-2006-2001 and sent to the individual identified below. To request a copy of the proposed settlement agreement, please contact the individual identified below.

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Carol Y. Berns, Assistant Regional Counsel, USEPA, 290 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10007-1866, (212) 637-3177.

Dated: May 11, 2006.

George Pavlou,

Director, Emergency and Remedial Response Division, Region II.

[FR Doc. E6-8401 Filed 5-31-06; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 6560-50-P

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