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Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice; request for public comment.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (“CERCLA”), 42 U.S.C. 6922(h)(1), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement concerning the Union Creosoting Superfund Site (Site). The Site is located on approximately four acres of land adjacent to Parish Road 5404 in Farmerville, Union Parish, Louisiana. The geographic center of the site is located at Latitude 32°43′44″ North and Longitude 92°25′42″ West as scaled from the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

The settlement requires the Settling Party, Mr. Jack W. Clampit to pay a total of $13,688.00 for reimbursement of past response costs to the EPA Hazardous Substance Superfund. The settlement includes a covenant not to sue which includes, but is not limited to: (1) Any direct or indirect claim for reimbursement from the EPA Hazardous Substance Superfund pursuant to sections 106(b)(2), 107, 111, 112, and 113 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606(b)(2), 9607, 9611, 9612, or 9613; (2) any claims arising out of the response actions at or in connection with the Site; and (3) any claims against the United States pursuant to sections 107 and 113 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607 and 9613, relating to the Site.

For thirty (30) days following 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 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733.

DATES:

Comments must be submitted on or before March 17, 2006.

ADDRESSES:

The proposed settlement and additional background information relating to the settlement are available for public inspection at 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733. A copy of the proposed settlement may be obtained from Kenneth Talton, 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733 at (214) 665-7475. Comments should reference the Union Creosoting Superfund Site, Farmerville, Louisiana, EPA Docket Number 06-01-05 and should be addressed to Kenneth Talton at the address listed above.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Joseph Compton, 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733 at (214) 665-8506.

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Dated: February 3, 2006.

Lawrence E. Starfield,

Deputy Regional Administrator, Region 6.

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[FR Doc. E6-2143 Filed 2-14-06; 8:45 am]

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