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Proposed Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act, as Amended, Big River Mine Tailings Superfund Site, St. Francois County, MO

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ACTION:

Notice; request for public comment.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act, as amended (CERCLA), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement with The Doe Run Resources Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri, for recovery of past response costs concerning the Big River Mine Tailings Superfund Site in St. Francois County, Missouri. The settlement requires The Doe Run Resources Corporation to pay $42,077.71, to the Hazardous Substance Superfund. The settlement includes a covenant not to sue the settling party pursuant to Section 107(a) of CERCLA. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, EPA will receive written comments relating to the settlement. EPA will consider all comments and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. EPA's response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at the EPA Region 7 office located at 901 N. 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas.

DATES:

Comments must be submitted on or before August 27, 2012.

ADDRESSES:

The proposed settlement is available for public inspection at the EPA Region 7 office, 901 N. 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. A copy of the proposed settlement may be obtained from the Regional Hearing Clerk, 901 N. 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas, (913) 551-7567. Requests should reference the Big River Mine Tailings Superfund Site, EPA Docket No. CERCLA-07-2011-0013. Comments should be addressed to: Julie M. Van Horn, Senior Assistant Regional Counsel, 901 N. 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66101.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Julie M. Van Horn, at telephone: (913) 551-7889; fax number: (913) 551-7925/Attn: Julie M. Van Horn; email address: vanhorn.julie@epa.gov.

Dated: July 13, 2012.

Cecilia Tapia,

Director, Superfund Division, Region 7.

[FR Doc. 2012-18390 Filed 7-26-12; 8:45 am]

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