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Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

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On September 25, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Charles Chrin, et al., Civil Action No. 5:13-cv-05625-LS.

In this action under Section 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”), the United States sought reimbursement of response costs incurred or to be incurred for response actions taken or in connection with the release or threatened release of hazardous substances at the Industrial Lane Superfund Site (“Site), located on Industrial Drive in Williams Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The proposed Decree requires Settling Defendants Charles Chrin, Chrin Bros, Inc., Chrin of Delaware, Inc., Binney & Smith, LLC, Cooper Industries, LLC, CNA Holdings, LLC, STWB, Inc. and Victaulic Co. to pay $400,000 to the United States in reimbursement of Past Response Costs. The proposed Decree further requires Performing Settling Defendants Chrin Bros., Inc. and Chrin of Delaware, Inc. to pay all Future Response Costs to be incurred.

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. Charles Chrin, et al., D.J. Ref. No. 90-11-2-908/1. 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 $15.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

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Robert Brook,

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-24117 Filed 10-2-13; 8:45 am]