On March 13, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Clean Rentals, Inc., Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-10419.
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 that govern construction of new sources of air pollution. The complaint alleges that Clean Rentals, Inc. failed to implement pollution controls and apply for the requisite permit when it built its New Bedford, MA industrial laundry facility. The consent decree requires Clean Rentals, Inc. to perform injunctive relief and pay a $200,000 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. Clean Rentals, Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-11182. 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: https://www.justice.gov/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 $6.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.
Robert E. Maher, Jr.,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2017-05400 Filed 3-17-17; 8:45 am]
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