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Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under The Clean Air Act

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Notice is hereby given that on August 12, 2010, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. RP Baking, LLC. Civil Action No. 2:10-cv-04139-SDW-MCA, was filed with the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. In this action, the United States sought penalties and injunctive relief for the Defendant's violations of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7413(b), and for violations of the federally enforceable New Jersey State Implementation Plan, at a facility in Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey.

To resolve the United States' claims, the Defendant will pay a penalty of $210,000 to the United States and the State of New Jersey, and propose physical changes and/or upgrades to the oxidizer, a pollution control device, to come into compliance with the New Jersey State Implementation Plan's emission limits for volatile organic compounds. If the performance test performed after physical changes/upgrades demonstrates non-compliance, the Consent Decree requires the Defendant to pay an additional $50,000 civil penalty and to propose further upgrades/changes to the oxidizer or possibly request an alternate emission limit from both EPA and the NJDEP.

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, and either e-mailed to Start Printed Page 52372 or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should refer to either: United States v. RP Baking, LLC, Civil Action No. 2:10-cv-04139-SDW-MCA, or D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-09318/1. The Consent Decree may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, District of New Jersey, 970 Broad Street, Room 502, Newark, New Jersey 07102, and at the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 290 Broadway New York, New York 10007-1866. During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site,​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 (, fax no. (202) 514-0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514-1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check, payable to the U.S. Treasury, in the amount of $10.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost), or, if by e-mail or fax, forward a check in the applicable amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address.

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Maureen Katz,

Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division.

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[FR Doc. 2010-21036 Filed 8-24-10; 8:45 am]