The U.S. Department of Justice issued a Notice stating that a proposed consent decree with regard to the cleanup of the Middle Waterway Problem Area within the Commencement Bay
/Nearshore Tide Flats Superfund Site at
Tacoma, Wash. Under the proposed decree, cleanup would be the responsibility of Marine Industries
Northwest, Inc.; Foss Maritime Company; Pioneer Industries, Inc.; State of Washington Department
of Natural Resources; City of Tacoma; City of Tacoma Department of Public Utilities; Simpson Tacoma Land Company; Simpson Tacoma Kraft Corporation, LLC; Cook's Marine Specialties; Stuart Cook
; and Western Machine Works.
Comments on the proposed consent decree must be submitted within 30 days. 68 Fed. Reg. 36839