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23212 Federal Register / Vol. 54, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 31, 1989 / Rules and Regulations

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 300
[FRL-3578-6]

National Oil and Hazardous Substances Contingency Plan; National Priorities List Update

May 16, 1989.
AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.
ACTION:  Notice of deletion of a site from the National Priorities List.

SUMMARY:

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the deletion of the Voortman Farm Site from the National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is Appendix B to the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP), which EPA promulgated pursuant to section 105 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), as amended. EPA and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have determined that no further Fund-financed remedial action is appropriate at this site, and that actions taken to date are protective of public health, welfare, and the environment.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

May 31, 1989.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Nick DiNardo, RPM
EPA, Region III
Pennsylvania Remedial Response Section (3HW21)
Hazardous Waste Management Division
841 Chestnut Building, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 597-8541

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The EPA identifies sites that appear to present a significant risk to public health, welfare, or the environment and maintains the NPL as the list of those sites. Sites on the NPL may be the subject of Hazardous Substance Superfund (Fund) financed remedial actions. Any site deleted from the NPL remains eligible for Fund-financed remedial actions in the unlikely event that conditions at the site warrant such action. Section 300.66(c)(8) of the NCP does not affect responsible party liability or impede agency efforts to recover costs associated with response efforts.

The site EPA deletes from the NPL is 1. Voortman Farm, Upper Saucon Township, PA.

An explanantion of the criteria for deleting this site from the NPL was presented in section II of the March 24, 1989, Notice of Intent to Delete (53 FR 48662). A description of the site and how it meets the criteria for deletion was presented in section IV of that Notice. A notice was also placed in a local newspaper announcing the Intent to Delete.

The closing date for comments on the Notice of Intent to Delete was May 1, 1989. No comments were received.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 300

Hazardous waste.

PART 300--[AMENDED]

1. The authority citation for Part 300 continues to read as follows:

Authority: Section 105, Pub. L. 96-510, 94 Stat. 2764, 42 U.S.C. 9605 and Sec. 311(c)(2), Pub. L. 92-500 as ammended, 86 Stat. 865, 323 U.S.C. 1321(c)(2); E.O. 12316, 46 FR 42237; E.O. 11735, 38 FR 21243.

Appendix B--[Amended]

2. The NPL in 40 CFR Part 300: Appendix B is ammended as follows:

In Group 17 remove the following entry and move up the other entries accordingly. Voortman Farm, Upper Saucon Township, Pennsylvania. The NPL will reflect this deletion in the next final update.

Date: May 11, 1989.

Stanley L. Laskowski,
Acting Regional Administrator.

[FR Doc. 89-12912 Filed 5-30-89; 8:45 am]

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