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Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act

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On August 1, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in United States and the State of Missouri v. Lone Star Industries, Inc,. Civil Action No. 16-206.

The Consent Decree settles claims brought by the United States and the State of Missouri for violations of the Clean Air Act, federal regulations promulgated thereunder, and various state regulations and permits at Defendant's cement manufacturing facility located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Under the Consent Decree, Defendant will undertake measures to correct the alleged violations, pay a civil penalty of $60,000 to the United States and State of Missouri, and perform a project to mitigate excess emissions associated with the violations.

The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States et al. v. Lone Star Industries, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-09889/1. 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.

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 $12.5 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

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Susan M. Akers,

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

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[FR Doc. 2016-18561 Filed 8-4-16; 8:45 am]