Superfund; response and remedial actions, proposed settlements, etc.: Zionsville Third Site, IN,


[Federal Register: September 15, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 178)]


[Page 50086-50089]

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Proposed Agreement Pursuant to Sections 122(g) and (h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act for the Zionsville Third Site Superfund Site

agency: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

action: Notice; request for public comment on proposed de minimis settlement.

SUMMARY: In accordance with section 122(I)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1984, as amended (``CERCLA''), notification is hereby given of a proposed administrative agreement concerning the Zionsville Third Site hazardous waste site located approximately 150 feet east of U.S. Route 421 in Zionsville, Indiana (the ``Site''). EPA proposes to enter into this agreement under the authority of sections 122 (g) and (h) and 107 of CERCLA. In addition to the review by the public pursuant to this document, the agreement has been approved by the United States Department of Justice. The proposed agreement has been executed by the following de minimis parties: A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company; Advance Circuits, Inc.; Nilfisk-Advance, Inc. (Formerly Advance Machine Company); AlliedSignal, Inc. and Sinclair & Valentine Company; Allina Health System (United Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, Metropolitan Medical Center); American Industrial Corp.; American Packaging Corporation;

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American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.; AMF Incorporated; AlliedSignal Inc. on behalf of Amphenol Corporation; Amphenol Corporation (Bendix; Allied); Diamond Chain Company division of AMSTED Industries Incorporated; Aristech Chemical Corporation; ATEC Associates, Inc.; AWB Division of Magnode Corporation (Wright Manufacturing Corporation); Ball Corporation; Best Access Systems; HealthEast Bethesda Hospital (formerly known as Bethesda Lutheran Hospital); Bliley Electric Company; Blissfield Mfg. Co. (Berne Tube Products); Bootz Mfg. Company; Bowes Industries, Inc.; Brown Printing Company; Bruce Fox, Inc.; Bruner Engineering & Mfgr.; Cabot Corporation; Carrier Corporation on behalf of BDP Company division of Carrier Corp.; Casket Shells, Inc.; Century Mfg. Co.; Cerden and Son Mfg., Inc.; CHEMCENTRAL Corporation; Cissell Mfg. Co.; City Machine Tool & Die Co., Inc.; CMW Inc.; Coca-Cola Foods (``The Minute Maid Company,'' a division of The Coca-Cola Company); Crucible Materials Corporation; Collwell/General, Inc.; Sybron International Corp. (Sybron Corporation, Taylor Instruments Division, Combustion Engineering, Inc.); Parker-Hannifin Corporation (including Commercial Filters Division); Conco Inc.; Conoco, Inc.; Jefferson Smurfit Corporation (U.S.) (formerly known as Container Corporation of America); Crown Beverage Packaging, Inc. (For Continental Can Company); Corning Incorporated (f/k/a Corning Glass Works); Cosco, Inc.; The Courier- Journal Co.; Bestfoods (formerly CPC International Inc.); CTS Corporation; D & L Paint Co.; Da-Lite Screen Co.; Dana Corporation; Dealers Mfg. Co.; Dehart Paint & Varnish Company, Inc.; Dellen Oldsmobile, Inc.; Delta Faucet; Deluxe Corporation (f/k/a Deluxe Check Printers); Dennis Chemical Company; DePauw University; Dimensional Designs, Inc.; Nordson Corporation (Domain, Inc.); Donaldson Company, Inc.; Halliburton (formerly Dresser Industries (Elec. Mach.; McGraw- Edison)); Inverness Casting Group (formerly Du-Well Products); Ed Tutwiler Cadillac, Inc.; Edco Products, Inc.; Amerace Corporation; Fairmont Railway Motors (a Division of Harsco Corporation); Fire King International, Inc.; Flint Ink Corporation; FMC Corporation; Fort Snelling State Park; Franklin Electric Co., Inc.; Gemtron Corporation; General Alum & Chemical Corporation; Ex-GPHC Liquidating Trust on behalf of itself and on behalf of General Polymers Corporation; Georgia-Pacific Corporation; GK Technologies, Inc.; Gould Inc.; Graco Inc.; Great Dane Trailers; Grote Industries, Inc.; The Glidden Company (successor to Grow Group, Inc.); Pulse Engineering (formerly known as GTI Corporation); B&B Leathers, Inc. (formerly known as Gunnison Bros. Tannery); Robertson-Ceco Corporation (formerly H.H. Robertson Co.); Haas Cabinet Co., Inc.; Hansen Mfg. Co.; Harmenson Mfg. Co., Inc. (now The Kay Company, Inc.); Hella North America, Inc.; Henkel Corporation; Hiawatha Rubber Co.; National Service Industries, Inc. (d/b/a Lithonia Lighting d/b/a Hi-Tek); Holcomb & Hoke Mfg. Co. Inc.; Home Crest Corp.; Hoover Universal, Inc.; Schwitzer, Inc. (formerly the Schwitzer Division of Household Manufacturing, Inc., c/o Borg-Warner Automotive, Inc.); Hudson Machine Tool Inc.; Huffy Corporation; AC Humko (Kraft, Inc.) n/k/a Kraft Foods, Inc.; Huot Manufacturing Company; Hurco Companies, Inc.; Hyster Company; ICI Americas n/k/a Zeneca Inc.; Indiana University; City of Indianapolis--Department of Public Works; Indianapolis Star News; Industrial Sewer Service, Inc.; Ingersoll-Rand Company; International Paper Company; Introl c/o Hartzell Corporation Liquidating Trust; ITT Industries, Inc. f/k/a ITT Corporation; IVC Industrial Coating, Inc.; Jefferson Products Company; Johnson Controls, Inc. (Globe-Union); Kauffman Engineering, Inc.; Kelley Technical Coatings, Inc.; Kettering Medical Center; Kidde Merchandising Equipment Group, Inc.; The Scott Fetzer Company (Kingston Products); Kraft General Foods (Battery Properties) n/k/a Kraft Foods, Inc.; Leader Industries Inc.; Lexington Standard Corporation; Loranger Manufacturing Corp.; Lord Corporation; Madison Chemical Co., Inc.; Magnavox; Mallinckrodt, Inc.; Manus Products, Inc.; Masco Corp. (Electra); Mayhill Publications, Inc.; MCB Manufacturing c/o EM Industries, Incorporated; McCord Heat Transfer Corporation; McCord Heat--Textron, Inc.; McCormick & Company, Inc.; McGill/Jensen Inc.; Mercury Minnesota Inc.; Midmark Corp.; Minnesota Department of Transportation; City of Minneapolis; Minnesota Rubber; MVE, Inc. a/k/a Minnesota Valley Engineering; Minnesota Department of Corrections; Moorfeed Corp.; Murray Ohio Mfg./Tomkins Industries, Inc.; National Latex Products; IFC-YP, Inc. on behalf of National Metals Products (Amedco); Navistar International Transportation Corp. (f/k/a International Harvester); NCR Corporation; New Idea Farm Equipment--Textron, Inc.; The New York Blower Co.; Nice-Pak Products, Inc.; Northern States Power Company; Northern Telecom Inc.; Northland Aluminum Products, Inc.; Nortronics Co., Inc.; Northrup King Co. (n/k/a Novartis Seeds, Inc.); O.K.P., Inc. (Kyanize Paints); Oglebay Norton Company; Northrop Grumman Corporation as successor to Olson Bodies (Grumman); Olson Bodies (Grumman); Orchard Corp. (Borden Inc.); Osborne Coinage Co.; Owens-Illinois (Brockway); Owens-Illinois (Glass Container); P.B.& S. Chemical Company, Inc.; Packaging Products Corporation; Paper Corp. of America n/k/a Unisource Worldwide, Inc.; Paper, Calmenson and Co.; Paulo Products Company; Perma-Fix of Dayton, Inc.; Perry Chemical & Mfg. Co.; Cadbury Beverages Inc. on behalf of Peter Paul Cadbury; Phelps Dodge Industries, Inc.; Philips Industries, Inc. (Lau Industries)/Tomkins Industries, Inc.; Pioneer Metal Finishing; Potlatch Corporation; Queens Group, Inc. c/o Shorewood Packaging Corp.; Raygo (Caterpillar); Reclaimed Energy Co. Inc.; Reichold, Inc. f/k/a Reichold Chemicals, Inc.; The Sam Miller Corporation, formerly Sam Miller Bag Company; Sears Roebuck, and Co.; Seaway Manufacturing Corp.; Selec-Tron Ind. Inc.; SERCO Laboratories; Shell Oil Company; Sheller-Globe Corporation and Sheller-Globe Corporation, successor in interest for City Machine Tool and Die Co., Inc.; Sherwood Medical Company c/o The Kendall Company; Smith System Manufacturing Co.; Snap-Tite, Inc.; SnyderGeneral Corp. n/k/a AAF- McQuay Inc.; Sommer Metalcraft Corporation; Dura Operating Corp. for Sparton Corporation; Spill Recovery of Indiana, Inc.; Standard Gravure Corporation; The Standard Products Company; Stant Inc.; Stewart Warner South Wind Corporation; Stone Container Corporation (formerly known as National Packaging Company and Great Plains Bag Company); Sullair Corporation; Summit Finishing Company, Inc.; Sunnen Products Company; Talon-Textron, Inc.; Thermoset Plastics, Inc./Lord Corporation; Thanks Fred, Inc. (formerly Thermoset Plastics); Hasbro, Inc. and Tonka Corporation; Triangle Pacific Corporation; Tuchman Cleaners, Inc.; Ulrich Chemical, Inc.; United Parcel Service, Inc.; Ritrama, Inc. (formerly Universal Coating Co.); Grassland Holding, Inc. (formerly Universal Woods, Inc.); University of Minnesota; Van Waters & Rogers Inc.; Vermont American Corporation; Windway Capital Corp. (f/k/a The Vollrath Company); West Publishing Company;

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Westvaco Corporation; Weyerhauser Co.; Wintek Corporation; Woodall Paint/Aeroquip Corporation; Yenkin-Majestic Paint Corp.; York International Corporation; U.S. Postal Service; and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Under the proposed agreement, the Settling Parties will pay a total of approximately $1,512,012 into an escrow account to be used for response costs incurred and to be incurred at the Site. A group of non- de minimis settlors under this agreement will perform an Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis (``EE/CA'') for the Site, pay $28,102.59 in response costs incurred by EPA at the Site, and pay EPA's costs of overseeing the EE/CA. EPA incurred response costs overseeing response activities conducted to mitigate an imminent and substantial endangerment to human health or the environment present or threatened by hazardous substances present at the Site. The non-de minimis settlors under this proposed agreement are: A.O. Smith Corporation; Ahlstrom Filtration Inc.; Alco Industries, Inc. (Synthane-Taylor); Alcoa, Inc. (f/k/a Aluminum Company of America); Allen-Bradley Company/ Rockwell International Corporation; American National Can Co.; American Recovery Company, Inc. c/o The Union Corporation; American Waste Processing, Ltd.; Anderson Development Company; Arvin Industries, Inc.; Ashland Chemical Company, a division of Ashland Inc.; Lucent Technologies Inc. for AT&T Corp.; Batesville Casket Corp.; Beazer East, Inc.; Bemis Company, Inc.; Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc.; Brulin & Company, Inc.; Carlisle Tire & Wheel Company; Champion Int'l (St. Regis); Chase Packaging Corp.; IWD Waste Inc. and Chemical Waste Management; Kewanee Industries, Inc. for Bruning Pain Company c/o Chevron Environmental Management Company; Cintech Industrial Coatings, Inc.; Printpack, Inc. (Cloudsley Co.); Commercial Sewer Cleaning Co., Inc.; Belden Wire & Cable Company (for Cooper Industries); Cummins Engine Company, Inc.; Dertex Corporation; Egyptian Lacquer Mfg. Co., Inc.; Emhart Industries, Inc. (on behalf of its former Mallory, USM, Bailey and Bostik subsidiaries and divisions); Ericsson, Inc., successor in interest to Anaconda-Ericsson/Wire & Cable; Federal-Mogul Corporation; Ford Motor Company; Freightline Corporation; Freudenberg- NOK General Partnership; Davis-Frost, Inc. (formerly Frost Paint & Oil Co.); GenCorp., Inc.; General Electric Company and its subsidiary RCA; General Motors Corporation; HC Industries Inc.; Muellar Copper Tube Products, Inc. f/k/a Halstead Industries, Inc.; Hill-Rom Company, Inc.; Honeywell, Inc. and Alliant Techsystems Inc.; Fort James Corporation (James River II--Crown Zellerbach); Jeffboat LLC; Jenn--Air, a division of Maytag Corporation; JCI Jones Chemicals, Inc.; The Kendall Company; Kimberly-Clark Corporation; King Adhesives Corporation; Knauf Fiber Glass; Tru Serv Corporation, successor in interest to Kurfees Coatings; Lilly Industries, Inc.; Ludlow Corporation; Seagate Technology, Inc. (Magnetic Peripherals, Inc.); Marathon Oil Company; Marathon Oil Company on behalf of Marathon Pipe Line Company; Marcus Paint Company; Marisol, Inc.; McDonnell Douglas Corporation; McLaughlin Gormley King Company; Mobil Oil Corporation; National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak); North American Philips Corp.; Onan Corporation; Porter Paint Co./Courtaulds; Potter Paint Co. of Indiana Inc.; Pratt & Lambert Inc.; R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company; Red Spot Paint & Varnish Co., Inc.; Reliance Electric Company; RHI Holdings, Inc., successor to Rexnord Holdings, Inc.; Marathon Oil Company (successor to Rock Island Refining Corporation); S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.; Sequa Corporation; Modine Manufacturing Company (successor in interest to Signet Systems, Inc.); Child Craft Industries, Inc. (Smith Cabinet Mfg. Co. Inc.); SRS of New Jersey; David L. Wade, Inc.; Standard Paints, Inc.; Stolle Corporation; Superior Oil Company (Superior Solvents & Chemicals); Devro-Teepak, Inc.; the Timken Company; TRW Inc.; Union Carbide Corporation; Unisys Corp. (Sperry Univac; Amer. Div.); United Technologies Corporation (for Essex Group, Inc.); United Technologies Corporation (for BASF as successor to Inmont Corporation); United Technologies Automotive, Inc. on behalf of Alma Plastic Company); US Gypsum Company, on behalf of the former Durabond Products Company; The Valspar Corporation; Wabash Products Co.; Borg-Warner Automotive, Inc. on behalf of Warner Gear Division (Borg-Warner); Waste Research & Reclamation; CBS Corporation f/k/a Westinghouse Electric Corporation; Thermo King Corporation; Whirlpool Corporation; White Consolidated Industries, Inc.; Whittaker Corporation; Heatcraft, Inc.; as related to Wickes Mfg.; World Color Press, Inc.; Federal Bureau of Prisons; U.S. Navy; Buckbee Mears Company (now known as BMC Industries, Inc.); Champion International Corporation as successor to Hoerner Waldorf Corp and St. Regis Corp. as well as Champion Pkg.; Chemical Manufacturing Corp. (Chemart); Electro- Spec, Inc.; Farm Credit Services; Federal-Mogul Corporation (Switches, Inc.); H.B. Fuller Company; Herff Jones, Inc.; Valhi, Inc. as successor to Impex and Mid-States Steel & Wire Company; IWD Waste, Inc.; KCL Corporation; Liberty Solvents & Chemicals; Moormann Bros. Mfg.; PPG Industries, Inc.; Radio Materials Corporation; Robbie Manufacturing, Inc.; Rockwell International Corporation; The Sherwin-Williams Company; and Wyandotte Paint Co. (dba: Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc.). Approximately $1,360,811 of the funds paid by the de minimis parties under this proposed agreement will be held in escrow until needed to help fund the performance of the further response actions to be required by EPA based on the results of the EE/CA.

For thirty days following the date of publication of this document, the EPA will receive written comments relating to this proposed agreement. EPA will consider all comments received and may decide not to enter this proposed agreement if comments disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the proposed agreement is inappropriate, improper or inadequate.

dates: Comments on the proposed agreement must be received by EPA on or before October 15, 1999.

addresses: Comments should be addressed to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-3590, and should refer to: In the Matter of Zionsville Third Site, Zionsville, Indiana, U.S. EPA Docket No. V-W- 99C-545.

for further information contact: Thomas J. Krueger, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Regional Counsel, C-14J, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-3590, (312) 886-0562.

A copy of the proposed administrative settlement agreement may be obtained in person or by mail from the EPA's Region 5 Office of Regional Counsel, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois, 60604- 3590. Additional background information relating to the settlement is available for review at the EPA's Region 5 Office of Regional Counsel.

Authority: The Comprehensive Environmental Response,

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Compensations,and Liability Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 9601-9675. William E. Muno, Director, Superfund Division, Region 5.

[FR Doc. 99-24043Filed9-14-99; 8:45 am]