Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Notice; request for public comment.
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 for recovery of past response costs concerning the M Metal site in Indianapolis, Indiana, with PSI Energy, Inc (“PSI”). The settlement requires PSI to pay $100,000.00 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund.
Under the terms of the settlement, PSI agrees to pay the settlement amount. In exchange for its payment, the United States covenants not to sue or take administrative action pursuant to section 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), to recover costs that the United States paid in connection with the Site through June 20, 2001. In addition, PSI is entitled to protection from contribution actions or claims as provided by sections 113(f) and 122(h)(4) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9613(f) and 9622(h)(4), for response costs incurred by any person at the Site through June 20, 2001.
For thirty (30) days after 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. The Agency's response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at EPA's Region 5 Office at 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604, and at the Indianapolis Public Library in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Comments must be submitted on or before November 28, 2001.
The proposed settlement is available for public inspection at EPA's Record Center, 7th floor, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60604. A copy of the proposed settlement may be obtained from Mark Geall, Associate Regional Counsel, U.S. EPA, Mail Code C-14J, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60604, telephone (312) 353-9538. Comments should reference the M Metal site, Indianapolis, Indiana, and EPA Docket No. V-W-01-C-649, and should be addressed to Mark Geall, Associate Regional Counsel, U.S. EPA, Mail Code C-14J, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60604.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mark Geall, Associate Regional Counsel, U.S. EPA, Mail Code C-14J, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60604, telephone (312) 353-9538.Start Signature
Dated: October 11, 2001.
Acting Director, Superfund Division.
[FR Doc. 01-27109 Filed 10-26-01; 8:45 am]
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