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3. March 30, 2006: Rosenburg, Texas, There also may be circumstances in approval by, the Commission. Proposal
at the Texas Agricultural Extension which we would withhold from the due dates, application instructions, and
Service Education Center, 1402 Band rulemaking record a respondent’s eligibility requirements are available
Road, Suite 100, Highway 36; 7 p.m. identity, as allowable by law. If you through the NAWCA Web site at
4. April 5, 2006: Anchorage, Alaska, wish us to withhold your name and/or http://birdhabitat.fws.gov. Proposals
at the Howard Johnson Motel, 239 North address, you must state this require a minimum of 50 percent non-
4th Avenue; 7 p.m. prominently at the beginning of your Federal matching funds. Canadian and
5. April 6, 2006: Denver, Colorado, at comment. However, we will not U.S. Small grant proposals will be
the Colorado Department of Wildlife, consider anonymous comments. We considered at the Council meeting. The
Northeast Region Service Center, Hunter will make all submissions from tentative date for the Commission
Education Building, 6060 Broadway; 7 organizations or businesses, and from meeting is June 14, 2006.
p.m. individuals identifying themselves as Dated: February 6, 2006.
6. April 10, 2006: Hadley, representatives or officials of Paul Schmidt,
Massachusetts, at the Northeast organizations or businesses, available
Regional Office of the U.S. Fish and Assistant Director—Migratory Birds.
for public inspection in their entirety.
Wildlife Service, 300 Westgate Center All comments received, including [FR Doc. E6–3320 Filed 3–8–06; 8:45 am]
Drive; 7 p.m. names and addresses, will become part BILLING CODE 4310–55–P
7. April 12, 2006: Charleston, South of the public record. Further, all written
Carolina, at the Fort Johnson Marine comments must be submitted on 8.5-by-
Laboratory, 217 Fort Johnson Road, 11-inch paper. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
James Island; 7 p.m.
Dated: March 3, 2006. Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree
8. April 19, 2006: Fargo, North
Dakota, at the Best Western Doublewood H. Dale Hall, Under the Clean Water Act and the
Inn, 3333 13th Avenue South; 7 p.m. Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Comprehensive Environmental
9. April 20, 2006: Bloomington, [FR Doc. E6–3350 Filed 3–8–06; 8:45 am] Response, Compensation and Liability
Minnesota, at the Minnesota Valley BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Act
National Wildlife Refuge Visitors
Center, 3815 American Boulevard East; Notice is hereby given that on
7 p.m. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR February 28, 2006, a proposed decree in
10. April 24, 2006: Salt Lake City, United States, the State of West
Utah, at the Utah Division of Wildlife Fish and Wildlife Service Virginia, and the State of Ohio v. Elkem
Resources, 1594 West North Temple; 7 Metals Company L.P., Ferro Invest III
North American Wetlands Inc., Ferro Invest II LLC, and Erament
p.m.
11. April 26, 2006: Arlington, Conservation Council Meeting Marietta Inc., Civil Action No. 2:03–CV–
Virginia, at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Announcement 529, was lodged with the United States
Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room District Court for the Southern District
AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service,
200; 1 p.m. of Ohio.
Interior.
12. April 26, 2006: Sacramento, In this action, the United States
ACTION: Notice of meeting.
California, at the California Department sought injunctive relief and civil
of Fish and Game, Auditorium, SUMMARY: The North American penalties under Section 309(b) and (d)
Resource Building, 1416 Ninth Street; 7 Wetlands Conservation Council of the Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’), 33
p.m. (Council) will meet to select North U.S.C. 1319(b) and (d), against Elkem
At the scoping meetings, you may American Wetlands Conservation Act Metals Company L.P., its two general
choose to submit oral and/or written (NAWCA) grant proposals for partners, and Eramet Marietta Inc. for
comments. To facilitate planning, we recommendation to the Migratory Bird violations of Section 301 of the Act, 33
request that if you want to submit oral Conservation Commission U.S.C. 1311, and the terms and
comments at meetings, send us your (Commission). The meeting is open to conditions of the National Pollutant
name and the meeting location you plan the public. Discharge Elimination System
to attend. You should send this (‘‘NPDES’’) permit for the Marietta,
DATES: March 14, 2006, 1–4 p.m.
information to the location indicated Ohio, ferro-alloy manufacturing facility
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at formerly owned by Elkem Metals and
under ADDRESSES. However, you are not
the Holiday Inn, Interstate I–80, 7838 now owned by Eramet Marietta. In
required to submit your name prior to
South Highway #281, Grand Island, NE addition, the United States, the State of
any particular meeting in order to
68803. The Council Coordinator is West Virginia, and the State of Ohio, as
present oral comments.
located at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife trustees for natural resources, sought
Public Comments Solicited Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail damages from the Defendants for injury
You may also submit written Stop: MBSP 4501–4075, Arlington, to natural resources resulting from
comments using one of the methods Virginia 22203. wastewater discharges from the
provided under ADDRESSES. All FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marietta, Ohio, facility, under section
comments must be submitted by the David A. Smith, Council Coordinator, 107(a) of the Comprehensive
date listed under DATES. (703) 358–1784 or dbhc@fws.gov. Environmental Response, Compensation
Our practice is to make comments, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C.
including names and home addresses of accordance with NAWCA (Pub. L. 101– 9607(a).
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respondents, available for public review 233, 103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, Under the proposed Consent Decree,
during regular business hours. as amended), the State-private-Federal Defendants would pay a total of $3.25
Individual respondents may request that Council meets to consider wetland million to resolve the various claims:
we withhold their home address from acquisition, restoration, enhancement, $2,040,000 will be paid into the
the rulemaking record, which we will and management projects for Department of the Interior’s Natural
honor to the extent allowable by law. recommendation to, and final funding Resources Damage Assessment and

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Restoration Fund to pay for restoration Response, Compensation, and Liability ACTION: Notice.
projects; $427,500 will be paid to DOI Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9607, to
for past assessment costs; $32,500 will recover response costs incurred or to be SUMMARY: The National Science
be paid to the State of Ohio for past incurred by the United States in Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans
assessment costs; $225,000 will be paid connection with the Jepscor Metals to request clearance for this collection.
by Elkeem Metals as a civil penalty for Superfund Site (the ‘‘Site’’), located In accordance with the requirement of
its CWA violations; and $525,000 will southeast of the City of Dixon, in Lee Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork
be paid by Eramet Marietta as a civil County, Illinois. Under the proposed Reduction Act of 1995, we are providing
penalty for its CWA violations. settlement, Quanex Corporation opportunity for public comment on this
The Department of Justice will (‘‘Settling Defendant’’) will pay one action. After obtaining and considering
receive, for a period of thirty (30) days million dollars of U.S. EPA’s past costs public comment, NSF will prepare the
from the date of this publication, incurred at the Site. In return, the submission requesting OMB clearance
comments relating to the proposed Settling Defendant will receive of this collection for no longer than
consent decree. Comments should be contribution protection and a covenant three years.
addressed to the Assistant Attorney not to sue from the United States for Comments are invited on (a) Whether
General, Environment and Natural past response costs, as defined in the the proposed collection of information
Resources Division, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Consent Decree. is necessary for the proper performance
Department of Justice, Washington, DC The Department of Justice will receive of the functions of the Agency,
20044–7611, and should refer to United for a period of thirty (30) days from the including whether the information shall
States, et al., v. Elkem Metals, et al., DOJ date of this publication comments have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of
Ref. # 90–5–1–07310. relating to the Consent Decree. the Agency’s estimate of the burden of
The proposed consent decree may be Comments should be addressed to the the proposed collection of information;
examined at the office of the United Assistant Attorney General, (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility,
States Attorney for the Southern District Environment and Natural Resources and clarity of the information on
of Ohio, 303 Marconi Blvd., Suite 200, Division, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. respondents, including through the use
Columbus, OH 43215, and at U.S. EPA Department of Justice, Washington, DC of automated collection techniques or
Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, 20044–7611, and should refer to United other forms of information technology;
Chicago, IL 60604. During the public States v. Quanex Corporation, D.J. Ref. and (d) ways to minimize the burden of
comment period, the consent decrees 90–11–2–08317. the collection of information of
may also be examined on the following The Consent Decree may be examined respondents, including through the use
Department of Justice Web site, http:// at the Office of the United States of automated collection techniques or
www.usdoj.gov/enrd/open.html. A copy Attorney, 308 West State Street, Suite other forms of information technology.
of the Consent Decree may also be 300, Rockford, Illinois 61101, and at DATES: Written comments should be
obtained by mail from the Consent U.S. EPA Region V, 77 West Jackson received by May 8, 2006, to be assured
Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604. During the of consideration. Comments received
Department of Justice, Washington, DC public comment period, the Consent after that date will be considered to the
20044–7611, or by faxing a request to Decree may also be examined on the extent practicable.
Tonia Fleetwood, fax no. (202) 514– following Department of Justice Web ADDRESSES: Writen comments regarding
0097, phone confirmation number (202) site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ the information collection and requests
514–1547. In requesting a copy, please open.html. A copy of the Consent for copies of the proposed information
refer to the referenced case and enclose Decree may also be obtained by mail collection request should be addressed
a check in the amount of $5.75 (25 cents from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. to Suzanne Plimpton, Reports Clearance
per page reproduction costs), payable to Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Officer, National Science Foundation,
the U.S. Treasury. Washington, DC 20044–7611 or by 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Room 295,
William D. Brighton, faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Arlington, VA 22230, or by e-mail to
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Fleetwood tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), splimpton@nsf.gov.
Section, Environment and Natural Resources fax no. (202) 514–0097, phone FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Division. confirmation number (202) 514–1547. In Suzanne Plimpton on (703) 292–7556 or
[FR Doc. 06–2200 Filed 3–8–06; 8:45 am] requesting a copy from the Consent send e-mail to splimpton@nsf.gov.
BILLING CODE 4410–15–M Decree Library, please enclose a check Individuals who use a
in the amount of $5.25 (25 cents per telecommunications device for the deaf
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE U.S. Treasury. Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339
William D. Brighton, between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time,
Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Monday through Friday.
Under the Comprehensive
Environmental Response, Section, Environment and Natural Resources SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Compensation, and Liability Act Division. Title of Collection: New Project Data
[FR Doc. 06–2199 Filed 3–8–06; 8:45 am] Form.
Notice is hereby given that on BILLING CODE 4410–15–M OMB Control No.: 3145—New.
February 21, 2006, a proposed Consent Expiration Date of Approval: Not
Decree in United States v. Quanex applicable.
Corporation, Civil Action No. 3:05–cv– Abstract: The New Project Data Form
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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION is a component of all grant proposals


50102, was lodged with the United
States District Court for the Northern Agency Information Collection submitted to NSF’s Division of
District of Illinois. Activities: Proposed Collection, Undergraduate Education. This form
In this action the United States Comment Request collects information needed to direct
sought, under section 107 of the proposals to appropriate reviewers and
Comprehensive Environmental AGENCY: National Science Foundation. to report the estimated collective impact

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