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Notice is hereby given that on August 17, 2012, a proposed Fourth Amendment to Consent Decree was lodged with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in
The Court entered the Original Consent Decree in this case on March 21, 2006. The Court entered the First Amendment to the Consent Decree on June 3, 2009. On August 31, 2011, the Court entered and approved the Second and Third Amendments to the Consent Decree.
This Fourth Amendment to the Consent Decree proposes four revisions to the consent decree. They are: (1) A transfer of uncompleted or ongoing responsibilities for the Philadelphia Refinery to PES R&M LLC; (2) an extension of the time for achieving final SO
Sunoco has completed the installation of the WGS and SCR at the Philadelphia 1232 FCCU as required under the Consent Decree. PES R&M LLC will step into the shoes of Sunoco for all injunctive relief requirements that have not yet been fulfilled or that are ongoing. The amendment changes references from "Sunoco" where appropriate to "PES R&M LLC", and changes other references, where there are similar requirements across all refineries, to "PES R&M LLC (with regard to the Philadelphia refinery)."
The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Fourth Amendment to the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to
During the public comment period, the Proposed Fourth Amendment to the Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded for free at the following Department of Justice Web site: