Skip to Content


Notice of Lodging of Settlement Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble

Notice is hereby given that on December 14, 2010, a proposed Sioux City Site Consent Decree and Settlement Agreement (“Sioux City Site Settlement Agreement”) in the bankruptcy matter, Motors Liquidation Company, et al., f/k/a General Motors Corp., et al., Jointly Administered Case No. 09-50026 (REG), was lodged with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The Parties to the Sioux City Site Settlement Agreement are debtors Motors Liquidation Corporation, formerly known as General Motors Corporation, Remediation and Liability Management Company, Inc., and Environmental Corporate Remediation Company, Inc. (collectively, “Old GM”); the United States of America; and the State of Iowa. The Settlement Agreement resolves causes of action of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources against Old GM under Iowa Code section 455B.186(1); 567 Iowa Admin. Code 38.3(1) and 51.6 with respect to the GM AC Rochester Division Site in Sioux City, Iowa (the “Sioux City Site Site”).

Under the Sioux City Site Settlement Agreement, Old GM will make a cash payment of $6,476,634 to EPA for remediation at the Sioux City Site Site.

The Department of Justice will receive, for a period of thirty days from the date of this publication, comments relating to the Sioux City Site Settlement Agreement. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and should refer to In re Motors Liquidation Corp., et al., D.J. Ref. 90-11-3-09754. Commenters may request an opportunity for a public meeting in the affected area, in accordance with Section 7003(d) of RCRA, 42 U.S.C. 6973(d).

The Sioux City Site Settlement Agreement may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, 86 Chambers Street, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10007, and at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Ariel Rios Building, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. During the public comment period, the Sioux City Site Settlement Agreement may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site,​enrd/​Consent_​Decrees.html. Copies of the Sioux City Site Settlement Agreement 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 Start Printed Page 79392(, 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 e-mail or fax, please forward a check in that amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address.

Start Signature

Maureen Katz,

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

End Signature End Preamble

[FR Doc. 2010-31866 Filed 12-17-10; 8:45 am]