Notice is hereby given that a proposed consent decree in United States and State of California v. Oil & Solvent Process Company, Chemical Waste Management, Inc., Fairchild Holding Corporation, and R.H. Peterson Company., Consolidated Cases CV 98-0760, CV 97-8230, CV 96-6634 TJH was lodged on July 3, 2003, with the United States District Court for Central District of California. The proposed Consent Decree would resolve claims against Fairchild Holding Corporation under sections 106 & 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, 42 U.S.C. 9606 & 9607, as amended, for response costs incurred by the Environmental Protection Agency in connection with the release of hazardous substances at the San Gabriel Valley Superfund Sites, Suburban Operable Unit (“Site”) in Los Angeles, California. Under the proposed Consent Decree, the Settling Defendant will pay $750,000, of which $37,500 will be paid to the State of California and $712,500 will be paid to the Hazardous Substances Superfund to reimburse the United States for response costs incurred and to be incurred at the Site.
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 for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, Department of Justice, PO Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should refer to United States and State of California v. Oil & Solvent Process Company, Chemical Waste Management, Inc., Fairchild Holding Corporation, and R.H. Peterson Company., Consolidated Cases: CV 98-0760, CV 97-8230, CV 96-6634 TJH, DOJ Ref. # 90-11-3-1691.
The Consent Decree may be examined at the Region 9 Office of the Environmental Protection Agency, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 and the United States Attorney's Office for the Central District of California, Federal Building, 300 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, California 90012 c/o Assistant United States Attorney Suzette Clover. A copy of the consent decree may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, Post Office Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611 or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax no. (202) 514-0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514-1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $12.00 (25 cents per page reproduction Start Printed Page 42426costs), payable to the United States Treasury.Start Signature
W. Benjamin Fisherow,
Deputy Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 03-18048 Filed 7-16-03; 8:45 am]
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