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Notice is hereby given that on August 22, 2012, a proposed Consent Decree in
The Consent Decree resolves the United States' claims under Section 301 of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1311, relating to the Defendant's horse racing facility in East Boston and Revere, Massachusetts. The Defendant will pay $1.25 million as a civil penalty and will continue to perform work at the facility, estimated to cost approximately $3.29 million, in order to comply with the anticipated terms of a new National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit. Finally, the Defendant will be responsible for the performance of three Supplemental Environmental Projects with an estimated value of $742,000 that will provide water quality monitoring and protection efforts for the nearby watershed.
The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either emailed to
During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site,