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2911; or via e-mail at: to an administrative settlement that EPA’s response to any comments resolved certain claims under the received will be available for public
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comprehensive Environmental inspection at EPA Region 2, 290
Response, Compensation, and Liability Broadway, 17th floor, New York, New
General Information Act of 1980, as amended (CERCLA) York 10007–1866.
Any member of the public interested pursuant to Section 122(h) of CERCLA, DATES: Comments must be submitted on
in receiving a draft BOSC agenda or 42 U.S.C 9622(h). In accordance with or before August 20, 2007.
making a presentation at either meeting Section 122(i) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. ADDRESSES: The proposed amendment
may contact Heather Drumm, the 9622(i), this notice is being published to is available on the internet at http://
Designated Federal Officer, via any of inform the public of the proposed Comments should
the contact methods listed in the FOR amendment and of the opportunity to reference the Lower Passaic River Study
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section comment. Area/Diamond Alkali Superfund Site,
above. In general, each individual The amendment will incorporate EPA Docket No. CERCLA–02–2004–
making an oral presentation will be twenty-nine (29) additional Settling 2011, and should be addressed to the
limited to a total of three minutes. Parties into Settlement Agreement, individual identified below.
Proposed agenda items for the CERCLA Docket No. 02–2004–2011, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
meetings include, but are not limited to: binding the new Settling Parties to the Sarah Flanagan, Assistant Regional
Teleconference #1: The objectives of the terms and conditions of the Settlement Counsel, New Jersey Superfund Branch,
review; an overview of ORD’s EDC Agreement, which became effective on Office of Regional Counsel, U.S.
research program; a summary of major June 22, 2004. As a result of this Environmental Protection Agency, 17th
changes in the EDC research program amendment, and a previous Floor, 290 Broadway, New York, New
since 2005; Teleconference #2: An amendment, effective on November 9, York 10007–1866. Telephone: 212–637–
update on the revised EDC Multi-Year 2005, the total number of Settling 3136.
Plan; face-to-face meeting: The EDC Parties under the Settlement Agreement
will be seventy-one (71). Dated: June 18, 2007.
research program’s progress in response
to recommendations from its 2005 The new Settling Parties, and the George Pavlou,
BOSC review and other activities, previous Settling Parties, will be jointly Division Director, Emergency and Remedial
subcommittee discussions. The and severally liable for the requirements Response Division.
meetings are open to the public. of the Settlement Agreement, as [FR Doc. E7–14004 Filed 7–19–07; 8:45 am]
Information on Services for amended, to pay up to $13,150,000 to BILLING CODE 6560–50–P
Individuals with Disabilities: For fund EPA’s performance of a remedial
information on access or services for investigation and feasibility study (‘‘RI/
individuals with disabilities, please FS’’) for the Lower Passaic River Study ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
contact Heather Drumm at (202) 564– Area of the Diamond Alkali Superfund AGENCY
8239 or To Site. Of this amount, $10,750,000 has [FRL–8442–2]
request accommodation of a disability, already been paid; the amendment will
please contact Heather Drumm, make available up to $2,400,000 in Public Water System Supervision
preferably at least 10 days prior to the additional contingent funding for those Program Revisions for the State of
meeting, to give EPA as much time as aspects of the RI/FS that EPA is Wisconsin
possible to process your request. performing. The Settling Parties have AGENCY: Environmental Protection
Dated: July 12, 2007. also recently entered into an Agency (EPA).
Mary Ellen Radzikowski, administrative order on consent with
ACTION: Notice of tentative approval.
EPA under which they will take over
Acting Director, Office of Science Policy.
performance of most aspects of the RI/ SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that
[FR Doc. E7–14063 Filed 7–19–07; 8:45 am]
FS. the State of Wisconsin is revising its
By entering into the amendment, the approved Public Water System
new Settling Parties will resolve their Supervision Program. Wisconsin has
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION potential liability for Past Response adopted the Arsenic Rule for all
AGENCY Costs incurred in connection with the community and nontransient,
RI/FS (defined as those costs incurred noncommunity water systems which,
[FRL–8441–5] through the effective date of the original among other things, changes the arsenic
Settlement Agreement, June 22, 2004, maximum contaminant level from 0.050
Proposed Amendment to CERCLA which total $2,829,802.62), as well as mg/L to 0.010 mg/L to improve public
Section 122(h) Administrative certain Future Response Costs incurred health by reducing exposure to arsenic
Agreement for the Lower Passaic River in connection with the RI/FS (those in drinking water.
Study Area Portion of the Diamond costs up to $13,150,000 that the Settling EPA has determined that these
Alkali Superfund Site, Located in and Parties have collectively committed to revisions are no less stringent than the
About Essex, Hudson, Bergen and pay). corresponding federal regulations.
Passaic Counties, NJ For thirty (30) days following the date Therefore, EPA intends to approve these
AGENCY: Environmental Protection of publication of this notice, EPA will program revisions. This approval action
Agency. receive written comments relating to the does not extend to public water systems
ACTION: Notice of proposed settlement. EPA will consider all (PWSs) in Indian Country, as that term
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administrative settlement and comments received and may modify or is defined in 18 U.S.C. 1151. By
opportunity for public comment. withdraw its consent to the settlement approving these rules, EPA does not
if comments received disclose facts or intend to affect the rights of federally
SUMMARY: The United States considerations that indicate that the recognized Indian tribes in Wisconsin,
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed settlement is inappropriate, nor does it intend to limit existing rights
is proposing to enter into an amendment improper or inadequate. of the State of Wisconsin.

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All interested parties may request a ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DATES: Applications must be
public hearing. A request for a public AGENCY postmarked by August 17, 2007 in order
hearing must be submitted by August to be considered.
20, 2007, to the Regional Administrator [EPA–HQ–OW–2007; FRL–8442–1] ADDRESSES: Send applications to: Bob
at the EPA Region 5 address shown Rose, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.,
2007 Water Efficiency Leader
below. Frivolous or insubstantial Mail Code 4101M, Washington, DC
Awards—Call for Applicants
requests for a hearing may be denied by 20460. Additional information on the
the Regional Administrator. However, if AGENCY: Environmental Protection recognition program is available at
a substantial request for a public hearing Agency (EPA).
is made by August 20, 2007, a public ACTION: Notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bob
hearing will be held. Rose, Telephone: (202) 564–0322. E-
SUMMARY: This notice announces the mail:
If no timely and appropriate request
opening of the application period for the
for a hearing is received and the U.S. EPA’s second annual Water
Dated: July 16, 2007.
Regional Administrator does not elect to Efficiency Leader Awards. The awards Benjamin H. Grumbles,
hold a hearing on her own motion, this recognize those organizations and Assistant Administrator for Water.
determination shall become final and individuals who are providing [FR Doc. E7–14062 Filed 7–19–07; 8:45 am]
effective on August 20, 2007. leadership and innovation in water BILLING CODE 6560–50–P
Any request for a public hearing shall efficient products and practices. These
include the following information: The awards are intended to help foster a
name, address, and telephone number of nationwide ethic of water efficiency, as FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION
the individual, organization, or other well as to inspire, motivate, and
entity requesting a hearing; a brief recognize efforts to improve water Sunshine Act Notices
statement of the requesting person’s efficiency. This program will enable
EPA to document ‘‘best practices’’, share DATE AND TIME: Thursday, July 26, 2007
interest in the Regional Administrator’s
information, encourage an ethic of water at 10 a.m.
determination and a brief statement of
efficiency, and create a network of water PLACE: 999 E Street, NW., Washington,
the information that the requesting
efficiency leaders. Recognition will be DC (Ninth Floor).
person intends to submit at such
hearing; and the signature of the given on the basis of persuasive STATUS: This Meeting Will be Open to
community or organizational leadership the Public.
individual making the request, or, if the
in the area of water efficiency, ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED: Correction and
request is made on behalf of an
originality and innovativeness, national/ Approval of Minutes.
organization or other entity, the global perspective and implications, and
signature of a responsible official of the Advisory Opinion 2007–09: Kerry-
overall improvements in water Edwards 2004, Inc., and Kerry Edwards
organization or other entity. efficiency. Actual (as opposed to 2004 General Election Legal and
ADDRESSES: All documents relating to anticipated) results are preferred and Accounting Compliance (‘‘GELAC’’)
this determination are available for applicants should be able to Fund.
inspection between the hours of 7:45 demonstrate the amount of water saved. Report of the Audit Division on Ted
a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Candidates may be from anywhere in Poe for Congress.
Friday, at the following offices: the United States, they may work in Management and Administrative
Wisconsin Department of Natural either the public or the private sector, Matters.
Resources, DG–2, 2nd Floor, 101 South and they may be either self-nominated
Webster, PO Box 921, Madison, or nominated by a third party. The
following sectors are encouraged to Mr. Robert Biersack, Press Officer,
Wisconsin, 53707, and the United States Telephone: (202) 694–1220.
apply: Corporations, Industry,
Environmental Protection Agency,
Individuals, Non-Governmental Mary W. Dove,
Region 5, Ground Water and Drinking Organizations and other Associations, Secretary of the Commission.
Water Branch (WG–15J), 77 West Institutions, and Teams, Local, State,
Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois [FR Doc. 07–3567 Filed 7–18–07; 2:46 pm]
Tribal, and Federal Governments, and BILLING CODE 6715–07–M
60604. Military Individuals and Organizations.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe In order to be considered, applicants
Janczy, EPA Region 5, Ground Water must have a satisfactory compliance
record with respect to environmental FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
and Drinking Water Branch, at the
regulations and requirements. Change in Bank Control Notices;
address given above, by telephone at
Applications will be judged by a panel Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank
(608) 267–2763, or at of national water efficiency experts from Holding Companies
a variety of sectors. The panelists will
Authority: (Sec. 1413 of the Safe Drinking provide recommendations to EPA, who The notificants listed below have
Water Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 3006–2 will then make the final decision. EPA applied under the Change in Bank
(1996), and 40 CFR Part 142 of the National reserves the right to contact nominees Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and
Primary Drinking Water Regulations). for additional information should it be § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12
Dated: July 2, 2007. deemed necessary. CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank
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To Apply: Send a one page holding company. The factors that are
Walter Kovalick,
description (single sided) of the water considered in acting on the notices are
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 5. efficient project being nominated. Also set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12
[FR Doc. E7–14065 Filed 7–19–07; 8:45 am] send a completed and signed U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)).
BILLING CODE 6560–50–P application form found at http:// The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal

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