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Proposed CERCLA Cost Recovery Settlement Regarding the PJP Landfill Superfund Site, Hudson County, New Jersey

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Notice; request for public comment.


In accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (“CERCLA”), notice is hereby given by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), Region 2, of a proposed cost recovery settlement agreement pursuant to CERCLA between EPA and CWM Chemical Services, LLC; Edlin, Ltd; Edwin Siegel; New Jersey Department of Transportation; Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark; Tooley Enterprises; and Waste Management of New Jersey, Inc. (“Settling Parties”) regarding the PJP Landfill Superfund Site, Jersey City, New Jersey (“Site”). Pursuant to the proposed cost recovery settlement agreement, the Settling Parties will pay $143,088 to resolve the Settling Parties' civil liability under Section 107(a) of CERCLA for certain past response costs.


Comments must be submitted on or before August 7, 2019.


The proposed settlement agreement is available for public inspection at EPA's Region 2 offices. To request a copy of the proposed settlement agreement, please contact the EPA employee identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below.

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Leena Raut, Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2, Office of Regional Counsel, 290 Broadway—17th Floor, New York, New York 10007-1866. Email: Telephone: (212) 637-3122.

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For 30 days following the date of publication of this notice, EPA will receive written comments concerning the proposed cost recovery settlement agreement. Comments to the proposed settlement agreement should reference the PJP Landfill Superfund Site, U.S. EPA Index No. CERCLA-02-2018-2017. EPA will consider all comments received during the 30-day public comment period and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement agreement if comments received disclose facts or considerations that indicate that the proposed settlement agreement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. EPA's response to comments will be available for public inspection at EPA's Region 2 offices located at 290 Broadway, New York, NY 10007-1866.

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Dated: June 14, 2019.

Pat Evangelista,

Acting Director, Superfund and Emergency Management Division, Region 2.

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[FR Doc. 2019-14467 Filed 7-5-19; 8:45 am]