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Notice of Lodging of Proposed Amendment to Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act

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On July 5, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed amendment to a consent decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in the lawsuit entitled in United States, et al. v. Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, Civil Action No. 4:07-CV-01120.

Under the original 2012 consent decree, the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (“MSD”) agreed to undertake numerous measures to come into compliance with the Clean Water Act, including constructing and implementing specific combined sewer overflow control measures. MSD still is in the process of complying with the 2012 decree. However, the proposed amendment would replace two CSO control measures (a treatment facility and a local storage facility) as required by the 2012 decree with one single CSO storage facility.

The publication of this notice opens a period of public comment on the proposed amendment. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States, et al. v. Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-08111. 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:Start Printed Page 41804

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

During the public comment period, the proposed amendment may be examined and downloaded at this Department of Justice Web site:​enrd/​Consent_​Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy of the proposed amendment 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 in the amount of $ 2.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

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Robert E. Maher, Jr.,

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-16638 Filed 7-10-13; 8:45 am]