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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 96-2025



DEP v. Crown Recycling and Recovery, Inc.; EHB Doc. No. 92-429-CP-MG

[26 Pa.B. 5850]

   The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) and Defendants, Universal Manufacturing Corporation and Magnetek, Inc., have agreed to a settlement of the above matter, the major provisions of which include:

   1.  This is a partial settlement of the above matter, which resolves a portion of the Department's claim for reimbursement of response costs incurred at the Crown Industries site;

   2.  The settlement resolves the liability of two defendants named in the Department's Complaint, Universal Manufacturing Corporation and Magnetek, Inc. (collectively, the Settling Defendant);

   3.  The agreement requires the Settling Defendant to pay the Department the sum of $3.15 million dollars, no later than January 31, 1997;

   4.  The Department will provide the Settling Defendant with a covenant not to sue, the terms of which are more fully set forth in the Partial Consent Adjudication. Additionally, the Department agrees that the Settling Defendant shall be eligible for protection from contribution, to the extent provided by section 113(f)(2) of CERCLA (42 U.S.C.A. § 9613(f)(2)), and section 705(c)(2) of HSCA (35 P. S. § 6020.705(c)(2)).

   Copies of the ''Partial Consent Adjudication'' are in the hands of:

   Russell R. Eggert, Esquire, Mayer, Brown & Platt, 190 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60603;

   Dennis M. Abraham, Assistant Counsel, Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Chief Counsel-- Southeast Regional Counsel, Lee Park, 555 North Lane, Suite 6015, Conshohocken, PA 19428-2233, Telephone:  (610) 832-6300;

and at the office of the Environmental Hearing Board and may be reviewed by any interested party on request during normal business hours.

   Persons who are aggrieved by the above settlement may have the right of an appeal to the Environmental Hearing Board, Rachel Carson State Office Building, Second Floor, 400 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17105.

   Appeals must be filed within 20 days of this publication.

   The Environmental Hearing Board is empowered to approve this if no objection is timely made.

   If information concerning this notice is required in an alternative form, contact the Secretary to the Board at (717) 783-3483. TDD users may telephone the Board through the AT&T Pennsylvania Relay Center at 1 (800) 654-5984.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 96-2025. Filed for public inspection November 29, 1996, 9:00 a.m.]

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