Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Notice of proposed administrative settlement and opportunity for public comment.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) is proposing to enter into an administrative settlement agreement (“Settlement Agreement”) with L.E. Carpenter and Company (the “Settling Party”) pursuant to Section 122 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”). The Settlement Agreement provides for Settling Parties' payment of certain response costs incurred at the L.E. Carpenter/Dayco Superfund Site located within Wharton Township, Morris County, New Jersey (“Site”).
In accordance with Section 122(i) of CERCLA, 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.
Comments must be provided by May 16, 2013.
Comments should reference the L.E. Carpenter/Dayco Superfund Site, EPA Docket No. CERCLA-02-2011-2008 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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A copy of the proposed administrative settlement, as well as background information relating to the settlement, may be obtained from Clara Beitin, 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: 212-637-4382.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Clara Beitin, 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: 212-637-4382.
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Dated: March 25, 2013.
Director, Emergency and Remedial Response Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-08933 Filed 4-15-13; 8:45 am]
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