Environmental Protection Agency.
Notice; Request for public comment.
In accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, (“CERCLA”), 42 U.S.C. 9601-9675, notice is hereby given that a proposed prospective purchaser agreement (“Purchaser Agreement”) associated with the Fischer & Porter Superfund Site in Warminster Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania was executed by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice and is now subject to public comment, after which the United States may modify or withdraw its consent if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the Purchaser Agreement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The Purchaser Agreement would resolve certain potential EPA claims under Sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606, 9607, against Blue Marlin Associates (“Purchasers”). The settlement would require the Purchasers to, among other things, reimburse the Environmental Protection Agency $15,000.00 for response costs incurred and to be incurred at the Site.
For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the Purchaser Agreement. The Agency's response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
Comments must be submitted on or before December 22, 2000.
The Purchaser Agreement and additional background information relating to the Purchaser Agreement are available for public inspection at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. A copy of the Purchaser Agreement may be obtained from Suzanne Canning (3RC00), Regional Docket Clerk, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, or “Canning.Suzanne@epamail.epa.gov”. Comments should reference the “Fischer & Porter Superfund Site, Prospective Purchaser Agreement” and “EPA Docket No. CERC-PPA-2000-0007,” and should be forwarded to Elizabeth Lukens at the address below.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Elizabeth B Lukens (3RC44), Senior Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, Phone: (215) 814-2661.Start Signature
Dated: November 15, 2000.
Thomas C. Voltaggio,
Acting Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III.
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