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Notice is hereby given that on March 23, 2007, a proposed consent decree in
In this cost recovery action brought pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607, the United States sought recovery of unreimbursed past response costs and prejudgement interest incurred by the United States Environmental Protection Agency at the Tri-County/Elgin Landfills Superfund Site located near Elgin in Kane County, Illinois. Under the proposed consent decree, Allied Waste Industries, Inc. (formerly known as BFI Waste Industries) and Waste Management of Illinois, Inc. will pay a total of $2,120,000 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund.
The Department of Justice will accept comments relating to the proposed consent decree for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and mailed either electronically to
The proposed consent decree may be examined at: (1) The Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 219 South Dearborn Street, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60604, (312) 353-5300; and (2) the United States Environmental Protection Agency (Region 5), 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604-3590 (contact Jeffrey A. Cahn (312-886-6670)). During the comment period, the proposed consent decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: