Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree

 
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Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 237 (Tuesday, December 10, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 237 (Tuesday, December 10, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 67477]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-26490]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree
    In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is
hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Nelson
Farms, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 2:16-cv-00319, was lodged with
the United States District Court for the District of Vermont on
December 4, 2019.
    This proposed Consent Decree concerns a complaint filed by the
United States against Nelson Farms, Inc. and Douglas Nelson, Sr.,
pursuant to Sections 301, 309, and 404 of the Clean Water Act
(``CWA''), 33 U.S.C. 1311, 1319, and 1344, to obtain injunctive relief
from and impose civil penalties against the Defendants for violating
the Clean Water Act by discharging pollutants without a permit into
waters of the United States. The proposed Consent Decree resolves these
allegations by requiring the Defendants to restore the impacted areas
and/or perform mitigation and to pay a civil penalty.
    The Department of Justice will accept written comments relating to
this proposed Consent Decree for thirty (30) days from the date of
publication of this Notice. Please address comments to Perry Rosen,
Senior Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Environment and
Natural Resources Division, Environmental Defense Section, Post Office
Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611, and refer to United States v.
Nelson Farms, Inc., et al., DJ # 90-5-1-1-19989.
    The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Clerk's Office,
United States District Court for the District of Vermont, 11 Elmwood
Avenue, Room 240, Burlington, VT 05041. In addition, the proposed
Consent Decree may be examined electronically at http://www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees.
Cherie Rogers,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Defense Section, Environment and
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2019-26490 Filed 12-9-19; 8:45 am]
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