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

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On June 1, 2017, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the District Court of the Virgin Islands in a lawsuit entitled United States v. The Cyril V. Francois Associates, L.L.C., Civil Action No. 3:17-cv-38.

In this action the United States seeks, as provided under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, recovery of response costs regarding the Tutu Wellfield Superfund Site (“Site”) in St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands. The proposed Consent Decree resolves the United States' claims and requires Cyril V. Francois to pay $300,000 in reimbursement of the United States' past response costs regarding the Site.

The publication of this notice opens the 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 v. The Cyril V. Francois Associates, L.L.C., Civil Action No. 3:17-cv-00038, D.J. Ref. 90-11-3-09837. All comments must be submitted no later than 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 emailpubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov.
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: 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 email 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 $6.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

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Robert E. Maher, Jr.,

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

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[FR Doc. 2017-11845 Filed 6-7-17; 8:45 am]

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