Notice is hereby given that on March 13, 2000, the United States lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, in United States of America v. Texas City Refining, Inc., No. G-00-145, and Amoco Chemical Company v. United States, et al., No. G-96-272, pursuant to Sections 104 and 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 9604 and 9607. The proposed Consent Decree resolves civil claims of the United States and Amoco Chemical Company (“Amoco”) against Texas City Refining, Inc. in connection with the Tex Tin Superfund Site, located in Texas City and La Marque, Texas. Texas City Refining, a dissolved Delaware corporation, will pay $50,000 to the United States and $12,500 to Amoco in reimbursement of response costs incurred at the Site by the Environmental Protection Agency and Amoco.
The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments relating to the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment 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 of America v. Texas City Refining, Inc., DJ No. 90-11-3-1669/2.
The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, 515 Rusk, Ste. 3300, Houston, Texas 77002, and the Region VI Office of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202. 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 20044-7611. In requesting a copy, please enclose a check for reproduction costs (at 25 cents per page) in the amount of $8.00, payable to the Consent Decree Library.Start Signature
Joel M. Gross,
Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division.
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