Notice is hereby given that on May 14, 2008, a proposed consent decree in United States v. Waste Management of Illinois, Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 06cv6880, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
In this cost recovery action brought pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607, the United States sought recovery of approximately $1.15 million in unreimbursed past response costs and prejudgment interest incurred by the United States Environmental Protection Agency at the H.O.D. Landfill Superfund Site located near Antioch in Lake County, Illinois. Under the proposed consent decree, Waste Management of Illinois, Inc., on behalf of itself, Morton International, Inc., and Rohm and Haas Chemicals, LLC will Start Printed Page 29153pay a total of $900,000 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund.
The Department of Justice will accept comments relating to the proposed consent decree for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and mailed either electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or in hard copy to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611. Comments should refer to United States v. Waste Management of Illinois, Inc., et al., Civil No. 06cv6880 (N.D. Ill.) and D.J. Reference No. 90-11-3-1006/1.
The proposed consent decree may be examined at: (1) The Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 219 South Dearborn Street, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60604, (312) 353-5300; and (2) the United States Environmental Protection Agency (Region 5), 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604-3590 (contact Jeffrey A. Cahn (312-886-6670)). During the comment period, the proposed consent decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decree.html. A copy of the proposed consent decree may also be obtained by mail from the Department of Justice Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, 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 refer to the referenced case and D.J. Reference No. 90-11-3-1006/1, and enclose a check in the amount of $60.75 for the consent decree (243 pages at 25 cents per page reproduction costs), made payable to the U.S. Treasury.Start Signature
William D. Brighton,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division.
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