Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
Notice is hereby given that on July 10, 2008, a proposed Order to amend the Consent Decree in
The proposed Order modifies the Consent Decree entered by the Court in this matter in January 2008. The Consent Decree resolved the United States' claims against Premier under Section 113(b) of the Clean Air Act ("CAA"), 42 U.S.C. 7413(b), for alleged violations of the CAA and the federally approved California State Implementation Plan, including South Coast Air Quality Management District Rule 1175, at an expandable polystyrene foam block manufacturing facility it owned in Chino, CA ("Facility"). The proposed Order allows the Defendant to utilize, under prescribed operating parameters, two Newly-Identified EPS Beads ("NIEPS Bead") which EPA has approved for use at the Facility. The proposed Order also establishes a process whereby Defendant can request approval, from EPA and without further action by the Court, to use additional NIEPS Bead.
The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication, comments relating to the proposed Order. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to
The proposed Order may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney, 300 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, and at U.S. EPA Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. During the public comment period, the proposed Order may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: