Notice is hereby given that on November 3, 2006, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Honeywell International, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 06-00387-MCE-JFM, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.
In this action the United States sought reimbursement of response costs, pursuant to Section 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”), 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), from Honeywell International, Inc. (Honeywell) and others, incurred or to be incurred by EPA, for response actions taken at or in connection with the release or threatened release of hazardous substances at the Central Eureka Mine Superfund Site in Amador County, California. The Consent Decree will settle claims against defendant Honeywell. Pursuant to the Consent Decree, Honeywell will pay the sum of $2,000,000 for past response costs incurred at the Site, in addition to the approximately $3 million Honeywell had previously spent responding to releases 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 Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should refer to United States v. Honeywell International, Inc., et al., D.J. Ref. 90-11-3-1692/1.
The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, Eastern District of California, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814, and at U.S. EPA Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree, may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the Consent Decree may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611 or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (email@example.com), 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 $5.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury or, if by email or fax, forward a check in that amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address.Start Signature
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 06-9276 Filed 11-17-06; 8:45 am]
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