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On October 10, 2012, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Central District of California in the lawsuit entitled
In this action, the United States filed a complaint under Section 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, 42 U.S.C. 9607, ("CERCLA"), to recover past response costs incurred and other relief in connection with the B.F. Goodrich Superfund Site located approximately 60 miles east of Los Angeles in San Bernardino County, California. The consent decree requires Pyro Spectaculars, Inc., Astro Pyrotechnics, Inc., Trojan Fireworks Company, Peters Parties, Stonehurst Site, LLC, and related entities, to pay a combined $5,663,000 to the United States, San Bernardino County, the City of Colton, and the City of Rialto. Of this amount, the United States shall receive $4,330,000; Colton shall receive $500,000; Rialto shall receive $500,000; and San Bernardino County shall receive $333,000. In return, the United States provides covenants not to sue pursuant to Sections 106 and 107(a) of CERCLA and Section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 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 consent decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site:
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