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Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act

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On May 30, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Tesoro Corporation, Civil Action No. 1:10-cv-00211 (JEB).

The United States filed this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act against Start Printed Page 34133Defendants Tesoro Corporation, Tesoro Refining and Marketing Company, and Tesoro Alaska Company. The United States' complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for violations of Clean Air Act, Title II, Section 211(b), (c), (d), and (k), 42 U.S.C. 7545(b), (c), (d), & (k), and the regulations promulgated thereunder published at 40 CFR Part 80. The violations are alleged to have occurred at refineries producing conventional gasoline owned and operated by Defendants and located in Salt Lake City, Utah; Mandan, North Dakota; Anacortes, Washington; and Kenai, Alaska. The consent decree requires the Defendants to perform injunctive relief and pay a $1,100,000 civil penalty.

The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. Tesoro Corporation, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-09622. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail:

To submit comments:Send them to:
By mailAssistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611.

During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site:​enrd/​Consent_​Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy of the Consent Decree upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611.

Please enclose a check or money order for $10.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

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Maureen M. Katz,

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-13428 Filed 6-5-13; 8:45 am]