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National Oil and Hazardous Substance Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION:

Notice of intent to delete the Tomah Fairgrounds Landfill Superfund Site from the National Priorities List.

SUMMARY:

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region V is issuing a notice of intent to delete the Tomah Fairgrounds Landfill Superfund Site (Site) located in Tomah, Wisconsin, from the National Priorities List (NPL) and requests public comments on this notice of intent. The NPL, promulgated pursuant to Section 105 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, as amended, is found at Appendix B of 40 CFR Part 300 of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP). The EPA and the State of Wisconsin, through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, have determined that all appropriate response actions under CERCLA, other than operation and maintenance and five-year reviews, have been completed. However, this deletion does not preclude future actions under Superfund. In the “Rules and Regulations” Section of today's Federal Register, we are publishing a direct final notice of deletion of the Tomah Fairgrounds Landfill Superfund Site without prior notice of intent to delete because we view this as a noncontroversial revision and anticipate no adverse comment. We have explained our reasons for this deletion in the preamble to the direct final deletion. If we receive no adverse comment(s) on the direct final notice of deletion, we will not take further action on this notice of intent to delete. If we receive adverse comment(s), we will withdraw the direct final notice of deletion and it will not take effect. We will, as appropriate, address all public comments in a subsequent final deletion notice based on this notice of intent to delete. We will not institute a second Start Printed Page 33225comment period on this notice of intent to delete. Any parties interested in commenting must do so at this time. For additional information, see the direct final notice of deletion which is located in the Rules section of this Federal Register.

DATES:

Comments concerning this Site must be received by July 23, 2001.

ADDRESSES:

Written comments should be addressed to: Bri Bill, Community Involvement Coordinator, U.S. EPA (P-19J), 77 W. Jackson, Chicago, IL, 60604 or fax (312) 353-1155.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

David Linnear, Remedial Project Manager at (312) 886-6104, or Gladys Beard, State NPL Deletion Process Manager at (312) 886-7253 or 1-800-621-8431, Superfund Division, U.S. EPA (SR-6J), 77 W. Jackson, IL 60604.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

For additional information, see the Direct Final Notice of Deletion which is located in the Rules section of this Federal Register.

Information Repositories

Repositories have been established to provide detailed information concerning this decision at the following address: U.S. EPA Region V Library, 77 W. Jackson, Chicago, IL 60604, (312) 353-5821, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Tomah Public Library, 716 Superior Ave., Tomah, WI 54660 Library, (608) 374-7470, Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, 101 S. Webster Street, Madison, Wisconsin, (608) 266-2111, Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 300

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Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1321(c)(2); 42 U.S.C. 9601-9657; E.O. 12777, 56 FR 54757, 3 CFR, 1991 Comp., p. 351; E.O. 12580, 52 FR 2923; 3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p. 193.

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Dated: June 12, 2001.

David A. Ullrich,

Acting Regional Administrator, Region V.

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[FR Doc. 01-15480 Filed 6-20-01; 8:45 am]

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