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), the EPA is hereby providing notice of a proposed administrative de minimis settlement concerning the Casmalia Superfund Site in Santa Barbara County, California (“the Casmalia Superfund Site”). Section 122(g) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(g), provides EPA with the authority to enter into administrative de minimis settlements. This settlement is intended to resolve the liabilities of 31 settling parties for the Casmalia Superfund Site under CERCLA and section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“RCRA”), 42 U.S.C. 6973. The settlement will also resolve the Casmalia Superfund Site-related liability for response costs incurred or to be incurred, and potential natural resource damage claims, by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the United States Air Force. The settling parties will pay a total of $1,067,477 to EPA.
EPA will receive written comments relating to the settlement until August 10, 2007. The EPA will consider all comments it receives during this period, and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if any comments disclose facts or considerations indicating that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate.
In accordance with section 7003(d) of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 6973(d), commenters may request an opportunity for a public meeting in the affected area. The deadline for requesting a public meeting is July 19, 2007. Requests for a public meeting may be made by calling Karen Goldberg at (415) 972-3951, or e-mailing her at email@example.com, or submitting a written request by facsimile addressed to her at (415) 947-3570.
Written comments should be addressed to Casmalia Case Team, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street (mail code SFD-7-1), San Francisco, California 94105-3901.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Additional information about the Casmalia Superfund Site and about the proposed settlement may be obtained on the Casmalia Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/region09/Casmalia or by calling Karen Goldberg at (415) 972-3951. Start Printed Page 37017
|AK Steel Corporation, Successor by Merger to Armco, Inc||1,112,240|
|Carlsbad Unified School District||682,892|
|City of San Jose||411,927|
|E.C. Loomis & Son||1,268,700|
|Goleta Water District||212,560|
|Guadalupe Union School District||55,140|
|Lear Siegler Diversified Holdings Corp||1,555,738|
|Plessey Semiconductors, Inc||167,208|
|Redevelopment Agency of San Jose||78,200|
|Santa Palm Car Wash||777,886|
|Saticoy Lemon Association||278,898|
|Siemens Energy & Automation||158,722|
|Siemens Holding, LLC||76,021|
|Siemens Information & Communication Networks, Inc||34,979|
|Siemens Medical Systems, Inc., Oncology Care Systems Group||8,972|
|Sweetwater Union High School District||54,518|
|Tenneco Packaging, Inc. (n/k/a Pactiv Corporation)||166,718|
|Thermo Finnigan LLC, formerly Finnigan Corporation||10,907|
|Thermo Securities Corporation (as Successor to Cal-Doran Metallurgical Services)||64,206|
|Thermo Separation Product, Inc||1,514|
|U.S. Coast Guard||604,643|
|U.S. Department of Interior||18,420|
|U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs||871,758|
|United States Environmental Protection Agency||72,501|
Dated: June 26, 2007.
Director, Superfund Division, Region IX.
[FR Doc. E7-13124 Filed 7-5-07; 8:45 am]
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