Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
Notice is hereby given that on September 4, 2012, a proposed Consent Decree in
The Consent Decree resolves claims by the United States against the State of Utah, School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration ("SITLA") pursuant to Section 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act ("CERCLA"), 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), for response costs incurred in conducting a removal action at the Cook Slurry Site ("Site") in Saratoga Springs, Utah (the "Removal Action"). Cook Associates Inc., doing business as Cook Slurry Company ("Cook"), operated an explosives manufacturing facility at the Site on school trust lands owned by the State of Utah which predecessor agencies to SITLA had leased to Cook. Under the terms of the settlement SITLA will reimburse the United States $316,500 of the costs of completing the Removal Action.
The Department of Justice will receive, for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication, comments relating to the proposed settlement agreement. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either emailed to
During the public comment period, the settlement agreement may be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site,