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Proposed Administrative Settlement Agreement Under Section 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act for the Borden Chemicals Printing Site, Located in Camden, Camden County, NJ

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION:

Notice of proposed administrative settlement and opportunity for public comment.

SUMMARY:

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) is proposing to enter into an administrative settlement agreement (“Settlement Agreement”) with Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. (“Settling Party”) pursuant to section 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”), 42 U.S.C. 9622(h). The Settlement Agreement provides for Respondent's payment of certain past costs incurred at the Borden Chemicals Printing Site located within the City of Camden, Camden County, New Jersey (“Site”).

In accordance with section 122(i) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), this notice is being published to inform the public of the proposed Settlement Agreement and of the opportunity to comment. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, EPA will receive written comments relating to the proposed Settlement Agreement. EPA will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations that indicate that the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper or inadequate. EPA's response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at EPA Region 2, 290 Broadway, 17th floor, New York, New York 10007-1866.

DATES:

Comments must be provided by January 5, 2009.

ADDRESSES:

Comments should reference the Borden Chemicals Printing Site, EPA Docket No. CERCLA-02-2008-2030, and should be sent to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Regional Counsel, New Jersey Superfund Branch, 290 Broadway—17th Floor, New York, NY 10007.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Frank X. Cardiello, Assistant Regional Counsel, New Jersey Superfund Branch, Office of Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 17th Floor, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007-1866. Telephone: 212-637-3148.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A copy of the proposed administrative settlement, as well as background information relating to the settlement, may be obtained from Frank X. Cardiello, Assistant Regional Counsel, New Jersey Superfund Branch, Office of Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 17th Floor, 290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007-1866, Telephone: 212-637-3148.

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Dated: November 14, 2008.

Walter Mugdan,

Director, Emergency and Remedial Response Division.

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[FR Doc. E8-28839 Filed 12-4-08; 8:45 am]

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