On September 3, 2014, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Costco Wholesale Corporation, Civil Action No. 3:14-cv-3989.
The United States filed this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act. The United States' complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for violations of the regulations governing the service and repair of commercial refrigeration appliances that use ozone-depleting refrigerant. The consent decree requires Costco Wholesale Corporation to perform injunctive relief and pay a $335,000 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. Costco Wholesale Corporation, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-09643. 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 mail||Assistant 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: http://www.usdoj.gov/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 $12.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.
Maureen M. Katz,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2014-21441 Filed 9-9-14; 8:45 am]
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