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Daily Update for Monday, November 30, 2015

Daily Update summarizes environment-related rules, proposed rules, and notices published in the current issue of the Federal Register.

80 FR 74740

Proposed Rules

The U.S. Forest Service proposes to revise a portion of the Code of Federal Regulations governing public participation requirements and procedures related to the issuance or revision of internal agency directives and will host a webinar to inform the public and obtain comment on the anticipated changes.


80 FR 74811


El Paso Natural Gas Co., LLC v. United States, No. 3:14-cv-08165-DGC (D. Ariz. Nov. 23, 2015). Under a proposed partial consent decree concerning CERCLA violations at 19 historical uranium mines located on the Navajo Nation Reservation in and around Cameron, Arizona, a gas company will deposit $502,500 plus interest into a special  account for cleanup of the mine sites; the consent decree does not resolve claims and counterclaims for past and future response costs in connection with the mine sites.

Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)