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43291 Federal Register / Vol. 59, No. 162 / Tuesday, August 23, 1994 / Rules and Regulations


40 CFR Part 300

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

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.
ACTION:  Final rule; notice of deletion of the Yakima Plating Company site from the National Priorities List.


The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the deletion of the Yakima Plating Company site, located in Yakima, Washington from the National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is Appendix B of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Contingency Plan (NCP), which EPA promulgated pursuant to Section 105 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (CERCLA). EPA and the State of Washington have determined that no further cleanup under CERCLA is appropriate and that the selected remedy has been protective of public health, welfare, and the environment.


August 23, 1994.


Sean Sheldrake
Site Manager
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
1200 6th Avenue, HW-113
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 553-1220


The site to be deleted from the NPL is:

Yakima Plating Company, Yakima, Washington.

A Notice of Intent to Delete for this site was published June 15, 1994, (59 FR 30752). The closing date for comments on the Notice of Intent to Delete was July 15, 1994. EPA received no comments.

EPA identifies sites which appear to present a significant risk to public health, welfare, or the environment and it maintains the NPL as the list of those sites. Sites on the NPL may be the subject of Hazardous Substance Response Trust 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 300.425 of the NCP states that Fund-financed actions may be taken at sites deleted from the NPL. Deletion of a site from the NPL does not affect responsible party liability or impede Agency efforts to recover costs associated with response efforts.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 300

Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Chemicals, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Intergovernmental relations, Penalties, Reporting and record keeping requirements, Superfund, Water pollution control, and Water supply.

Dated: July 15, 1994.

Gerald A. Emison,
Acting Regional Administrator, U.S. EPA Region 10.

For the reasons set out in the preamble, 40 CFR part 300 is amended as follows:


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

Authority: 42 U.S.C. 9601-9657; 33 U.S.C. 1321(c)(2); E.O. 12777, 56 FR 54757, 3 CFR 1991 Comp., p. 351; E.O. 12580, 52 FR 2923, 3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p. 193.

Appendix B--[Amended]

2. Table 1 of Appendix B to part 300 is amended by removing the site for Yakima Plating Co., Yakima, Washington.

[FR Doc. 94-20678 Filed 8-22-94; 8:45 am]


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