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New Hanover County Burn Pit Superfund Site; Notice of Proposed Settlement

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION:

Notice of proposed settlement.

SUMMARY:

The United States Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to enter into an Administrative Order on Consent pursuant to section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), as amended regarding the New Hanover County Burn Pit Superfund Site located in Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina. This agreement is made and entered into by EPA and by Axel Johnson, Inc., Sprague Energy Corporation, and Unocal Corporation (“Settling Parties”). EPA will consider public comments on the proposed settlement for 30 days. EPA may withdraw from or modify the proposed settlement should such comments disclose facts or considerations which indicate the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate.

Copies of the proposed settlement are available from: Ms. Paula V. Batchelor, U.S. EPA, Region 4, Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center, Waste Management Division, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303. (404) 562-8887.

Written comments may be submitted to Ms. Batchelor within 30 calendar days of the date of this publication.

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Dated: November 26, 2002.

Anita L. Davis,

Acting Chief, CERCLA Program Services Branch, Waste Management Division.

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[FR Doc. 02-31464 Filed 12-12-02; 8:45 am]

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