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                                             209613
                                                                 FILED
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                IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
                   TOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OHIO .               '6JH J, MURPHY, Cl*
                           EASTERN DIVISION


UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

                Plaintiff,

           v.                                              CIVIL ACTION NO.

CITY OF COSHOCTON;
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY;
STEEL CEILINGS DIVISION OF AIRTEX CORP.;                 C2 90 -165
STONE CONTAINER CORP.;
EXCELLO, INC. ;
EDMONT-WILSON INC.,
     a/k/a BECTON-DICKINSON AND COMPANY;
BUCKEYE FABRIC FINISHERS LIQUIDATING                             llinnF W-'^W;
                                                                JUUUL   3tuvi-.*Jliti
     TRUST, on behalf of BUCKEYE FABRIC
     FINISHERS, INC.; and
SHAW-BARTON, INC.
                                                                IffGTSTRATE KESTG
                Defendants.




                             CONSENT DECREE - ORIGINAL SIGNED DECREE



          Consent Decree
                Appendices:
                     1. Record of Decision
                     2. Statement of Work
                     3. Site Map
                     4. Addresses of Parties
                                IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
                                 FOR THE SOUTHERN D.ISTRICT^OJU OHIO
                                          EASTERN DIVISION



      UNITED STATES OF A M E R I C A ,

                            P l a i n t i f f,

               v.                                                          CIVIL ACTION NO.

      City of Coshocton; General
      E l e c t r i c Company, Steel
      Ceilings D i v i s i o n of A i r t e x
      C o r p o r a t i o n ; Stone C o n t a i n e r
      Corp.; Excello, Inc.; E d m o n t -
V*'   W i l s o n , Inc., a/k/a Becton
      Dickinson and Company; Buckeye
      F a b r i c F i n i s h e r s , Inc; Shaw-
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      B a r t o n , Inc.;
                                                                                                       L~

                            Defendants.




                                                 CONSENT DECREE

                                                           I.

                                                    BACKGROUND


              WHEREAS, T h e U n i t e d S t a t e s E n v i r o n m e n t a l P r o t e c t i o n   Agency

      ("U.S. EPA"), p u r s u a n t to Section                  105 of the C o m p r e h e n s i v e

      E n v i r o n m e n t a l Response, C o m p e n s a t i o n , and L i a b i l i t y Act of       1980

      ("CERCLA"), 42 U.S.C. * 9605, placed                          the Coshocton C i t y L a n d f i l l

      in F r a n k l i n Township, Coshocton C o u n t y               in Ohio (the " F a c i l i t y " as

      s p e c i f i c a l l y d e f i n e d in P a r a g r a p h 4D of t h i s Consent       Decree)        on

      the N a t i o n a l   P r i o r i t i e s L i s t , w h i c h is set f o r t h at 40 C.F.R.

      P a r t 300, A p p e n d i x B, by p u b l i c a t i o n in the F e d e r a l R e g i s t e r on
                                                                           x
      S e p t e m b e r 8, 1 9 8 3 , 48 Fed.      Reg. 4 0 6 5 8 ;
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        In response to a release or a s u b s t a n t i a l t h r e a t

of a release of a hazardous substance at or from the Facility,

the U.S. EPA in December, 1983, commenced a R e m e d i a l I n v e s t i g a t i o n

and F e a s i b i l i t y Study ("RIPS") p u r s u a n t to 40 C.F.R. 300.68 for

the F a c i l i t y ;


       The U.S. EPA completed a R e m e d i a l I n v e s t i g a t i o n ("RI")

Report on October          9, 1987, and completed a Feasibility

S t u d y ("FS") Report on F e b r u a r y 3, 1988;

       The FS Report contained a proposed                plan for r e m e d i a l action
at the F a c i l i t y ;


       On or about F e b r u a r y 8, 1988, U.S. EPA, p u r s u a n t to Section

117 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. § 9617, published notice of the completion

of the RIFS and of the proposed plan for r e m e d i a l action and

p r o v i d e d o p p o r t u n i t y for public comment to be s u b m i t t e d in

w r i t i n g to U.S. EPA t h r o u g h an extension, by March 17, 1988 or

orally at a p u b l i c m e e t i n g held in the City of Coshocton, Ohio
on F e b r u a r y 23, 1988;

       U.S. EPA, p u r s u a n t to Section 117 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C.

§ 9617, has kept a t r a n s c r i p t of the public m e e t i n g and has

made this t r a n s c r i p t a v a i l a b l e to the public as part of the

a d m i n i s t r a t i v e record located at U.S. EPA, Region v, 230 South

D e a r b o r n Street, Chicago, Illinois and at the Coshocton                  Public

Library;
            On A u g u s t 10, 1988, U.S. EPA, p u r s u a n t to Section 122 of

    CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. § 9622, n o t i f i e d c e r t a i n p a r t i e s that the

    U.S.    EPA d e t e r m i n e d each p a r t y to be a p o t e n t i a l l y responsible

    p a r t y ("PRP") r e g a r d i n g the proposed r e m e d i a l action at the

    Fac i1ity ;


            In accordance w i t h Section 121 (f)(l)(F) of CERCLA, 42

    U.S.C. § 9621 (f) (1) (F) , U.S. EPA n o t i f i e d the State of Ohio on

    A u g u s t 10, 1988, of n e g o t i a t i o n s w i t h c e r t a i n PRPs r e g a r d i n g

    the scope of the r e m e d i a l d e s i g n and r e m e d i a l action for the
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    F a c i l i t y , and U.S. EPA has p r o v i d e d the State with an o p p o r t u n i t y

    to p a r t i c i p a t e in such n e g o t i a t i o n s and be a p a r t y to any

    settlement;


           The State of Ohio has r e v i e w e d and c o m m e n t e d on drafts of the

    S t a t e m e n t of Work (SOW) p r e p a r e d by the Settling Defendants and

    has been informed of the contents of this Consent Decree and

    the a t t a c h m e n t s hereto.


           P u r s u a n t to Section 122(j) of CERCLA,               42* U.S.C. § 9622(j),

    on A u g u s t 10, 1988, U.l>. EPA l o t i f i e d the Federal natural

    resource trustee of negotiations w i t h c e r t a i n PRPs on the subject

    of addressing        the release or t h r e a t e n e d release of hazardous

    substances      at the Facility;


           On August 3, 1989 the F e d e r a l n a t u r a l resource trustee

    authorized the D e p a r t m e n t of Justice to covenant                   not to sue

    S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s for n a t u r a l resource damages resulting from
                                                                   <•'
    releases of hazardous substances at the F a c i l i t y ;
       C e r t a i n persons have provided comments on U.S. EPA's

proposed plan for r e m e d i a l action, and to such comments                 U.S.

EPA p r o v i d e d a s u m m a r y of responses    all of which have been

included in the a d m i n i s t r a t i v e record r e f e r r e d to above;


       C o n s i d e r i n g the proposed plan for r e m e d i a l action and the
p u b l i c comments r e c e i v e d , U.S. EPA, w i t h the concurrence of the

Ohio E n v i r o n m e n t a l Protection Agency      ("OEPA") has reached a

d e c i s i o n on a f i n a l r e m e d i a l action plan, which is embodied in
a d o c u m e n t called a Record of Decision            ("ROD") signed by the

R e g i o n a l A d m i n i s t r a t o r on J u n e 17, 1988, which is attached hereto

as A p p e n d i x 1 and incorporated by r e f e r e n c e into this Consent
D e c r e e , and which includes a discussion of U.S. EPA's reasons

for the final plan and for any s i g n i f i c a n t changes from the

proposed      r e m e d i a l action plan c o n t a i n e d in the FS;


       U.S.    EPA, p u r s u a n t to Section 117(b) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C.

§ 9617(b), has provided p u b l i c notice of adoption of the final

r e m e d i a l a c t i o n p l a n , as m o d i f i e d in response to public comments,

e m o o d i e d in the form of the ROD, i n c l u d i n g notice of the ROD'S
a v a i l a b i l i t y to the public for r e v i e w in the same locations as

the a d m i n i s t r a t i v e record r e f e r r e d to above;


       P u r s u a n t to Section   117(d) of CERCLA,         42 U.S.C. §9617(d).

the notice has been published in a major                   local newspaper of
g e n e r a l c i r c u l a t i o n and the notice i n c l u d e s an explanation of
any s i g n i f i c a n t changes and the reasons for such changes from

the proposed       r e m e d i a l action c o n t a i n e d in ^he FS;
        Pursuant to Section 121{d)(l) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C.
§9621(d)(l), U.S. EPA and Settling Defendants ("the Parties")

b e l i e v e that the r e m e d i a l action plan adopted by U.S. EPA will

a t t a i n a degree of cleanup of hazardous substances, pollutants

and c o n t a m i n a n t s released into the e n v i r o n m e n t and of control

of f u r t h e r releases which at a m i n i m u m assures protection of

h u m a n h e a l t h and the e n v i r o n m e n t at the Facility;


        The P a r t i e s believe the r e m e d i a l action plan adopted by

U.S. EPA w i l l p r o v i d e a level or standard of control for such

h a z a r d o u s s u b s t a n c e s , pollutants, or c o n t a m i n a n t s which at
least a t t a i n s legally applicable or r e l e v a n t and appropriate

s t a n d a r d s , r e q u i r e m e n t s , c r i t e r i a , or limitations -nder .ederal

e n v i r o n m e n t a l law or facility s i t i n g law in accordance           with

Section     121(d)(2) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. § 9621 (d)(2);


       Settling      Defendants agree to implement the final remedial

action plan adopted by U.S. EPA in the ROD as more                           specifically

set forth in the SOW, and U.S. EPA has d e t e r m i n e d that the work
r e q u i r e d u n d e r t h i s Consent    Decree w i l l be done properly by

Settling Defendants, and that Settling                    Defendants are qualified

to implement the r e m e d i a l action plan contained in the ROD and

the SOW; and


       The Settling Defendants have consented to the entry of

this Consent Decree without acknowledging l i a b i l i t y of any

type and without conceding                  the need for the remedy set forth in
the ROD, and the e n t r y of this Decree shal<A not represent an

admission or a d j u d i c a t i o n of l i a b i l i t y or the need for the remedy;
       The Parties a g r e e , and the Court has found, that e n t r y of
this Consent Decree is in the public interest, will result in

e x p e d i t e d cleanup of the Facility, and will avoid prolonged

and complicated l i t i g a t i o n between the P a r t i e s ;

       NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby O r d e r e d , Adjudged and Decreed:

                                          II.
                                    JURISDICTION
       1.    This Court has j u r i s d i c t i o n over the subject m a t t e r
h e r e i n , and over the p a r t i e s consenting hereto.         Settling Defendants

shall not c h a l l e n g e t h i s Court's j u r i s d i c t i o n to enter and

e n f o r c e this Consent Decree.        S e t t l i n g Defendants waive service

of summons in this action.


                                          III.

                             PURPOSE OF THE DECREE
       2.   The parties a g r e e that the purpose of this Consent

Decree is to settle all claims against the Settling Defendants

subject to the provisions of Section XIX (Covenant Not to Sue)
and Section XXVII (Effective and Termination Dates) and to

e n s u r e performance by the Settling Defendants of all work

necessary     to e f f e c t u a t e the final r e m e d i a l action at the

Coshocton City L a n d f i l l f a c i l i t y i d e n t i f i e d as appropriate in

the Record of Decision, as more specifically set forth in the

Statement of Work (SOW) which is attached hereto as Appendix 2
and incorporated by reference into this Decree.
                                               IV.

                                       PARTIES BOUND

        3.    This Consent        Decree applies to and is b i n d i n g upon

the u n d e r s i g n e d p a r t i e s and t h e i r successors and assigns.

The u n d e r s i g n e d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e of each party to this        Consent

Decree c e r t i f i e s that he or she is fully authorized by the

p a r t y or p a r t i e s whom she or he represents to enter                    into the

terms and conditions of the Consent Decree and to execute and

legally b i n d that party to it.                 Settling Defendants shall

p r o v i d e a copy of t h i s Consent Decree to any contractor                       hired

to p e r f o r m the work r e q u i r e d by this Consent Decree and shall

r e q u i r e the contractor        to p r o v i d e a copy thereof to any sub-

contractor       r e t a i n e d to perform any part of the work r e q u i r e d by

t h i s Consent Decree.

                                                V.

                                        DEFINITIONS

       4.    W h e n e v e r the following       terms are used in this               Consent

Decree and the E x h i b i t s and A p p e n d i c e s attached hereto, the

f o l l o w i n g d e f i n i t i o n s s p e c i f i e d in this P a r a g r a p h shall apply:


       A.     "Architect" or "Engineer" means the company or companies

r e t a i n e d by the S e t t l i n g Defendants       to p r e p a r e the construction

plans and specifications necessary to accomplish                            the r e m e d i a l

action described in the ROD as set forth more specifically in

the   SOW.
        B.     "Contractor" means the company or companies r e t a i n e d
by or on behalf of S e t t l i n g Defendants to u n d e r t a k e and complete

work r e q u i r e d by t h i s Consent Decree.                Each contractor and sub-

c o n t r a c t o r shall be q u a l i f i e d to do those portions of the work

for which it is r e t a i n e d .          For purposes of 42 U.S.C. § 9607(b),

each c o n t r a c t o r and s u b c o n t r a c t o r shall be deemed to be r e l a t e d

by contract to each Settling Defendant.

       C.    "Consent Decree" means this Decree and all                              appendices

hereto.

       D.     " F a c i l i t y " r e f e r s to the location where disposal or

other placement of h a z a r d o u s substances was conducted by the

City of Coshocton, which f a c i l i t y is located w i t h i n F r a n k l i n

Township, Coshocton           County, Ohio as shown on the map attached

as A p p e n d i x 3.   The F a c i l i t y is a m u n i c i p a l l a n d f i l l of approxi-

m a t e l y t h i r t y - f i v e acres in size.


       E.    " F u t u r e l i a b i l i t y " r e f e r s to l i a b i l i t y a r i s i n g after

U.S.   EPA's C e r t i f i c a t i o n of C o m p l e t i o n is issued p u r s u a n t
to Parag r a p h 71.


       F.    "Hazardous substance" shall have the m e a n i n g provided

in Section      101(14) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. § 9601(14).

       G.    "National Contingency Plan" shall be used as that

t e r m is used in Section 105 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. § 9605.
        H.     " O v e r s i g h t Costs" mean any costs not                  inconsistent

w i t h the N a t i o n a l C o n t i n g e n c y    Plan    i n c u r r e d by U.S. EPA

in m o n i t o r i n g the compliance               of the S e t t l i n g   Defendants

w i t h t h i s Consent D e c r e e , i n c l u d i n g b u t n o t l i m i t e d t o d i r e c t

p a y r o l l costs, i n d i r e c t and o v e r h e a d        costs, sampling        and   labora-

t o r y costs, t r a v e l , c o n t r a c t o r costs and costs of r e v i e w of

the work p e r f o r m e d p u r s u a n t to this Consent Decree.


        I.     "Owner      Settling Defendant"                refers to the C i t y of

Coshoct on.


        J.     " P a r t i e s " means the U n i t e d S t a t e s of A m e r i c a and the

Settling       Defendants.


        K.     " P l a i n t i f f " means the U n i t e d S t a t e s of A m e r i c a and its

agencies and departments.


        L.     "RD/RA Work Plan" means the plan for i m p l e m e n t a t i o n of

the remedial design, remedial action                           and operation and m a i n t e n a n c e

of the r e m e d i a l action at the F a c i l i t y , as set f o r t h in the

ROD and as set forth more s p e c i f i c a l l y in the sow.


       M.      "Response" or "Response A c t i o n "                 s h a l l h a v e the

m e a n i n g set f o r t h in Section 101(25) of C E R C L A , 42 U.S.C.

Sect ion 9601(25) .


        N.     "Response Costs" m e a n s any costs not Inconsistent w i t h

the NCP i n c u r r e d by P l a i n t i f f p u r s u a n t to 42 U.S.C. ?§ 9601

et seq. in c o n n e c t i o n w i t h the F a c i l i t y .
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        0.     "Site" means the Facility as defined in Paragraph 4(D)
of th is Sect ion.


        P.    "Statement of Work" or "SOW" means the s t a t e m e n t

of work for i m p l e m e n t a t i o n of t i e r e m e d i a l d e s i g n , r e m e d i a l

a c t i o n , and operation and m a i n t e n a n c e of the remedial action at

the F a c i l i t y , as set forth in A p p e n d i x 2.


        .
       0.     " S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s " means those p a r t i e s other

than the U n i t e d States of A m e r i c a who sign this Consent Decree.
       R.     " U n i t e d S t a t e s " means the U n i t e d S t a t e s of America.


       S.     "U.S.    EPA" means the United States E n v i r o n m e n t a l
P r o t e c t i o n Agency.


       T.     "U.S.    DOJ" m e a n s the U n i t e d S t a t e s D e p a r t m e n t of

Justice.


       U. "Work" means the d e s i g n , c o n s t r u c t i o n and i m p l e m e n t a t i o n ,

in accordance w i t h t h i s Consent Decree, of the tasks described
in the ROD as more s p e c i f i c a l l y set forth ir. the SOW, in the

RD/RA Work Plan, and any schedules 01 plans r e q u i r e d to be

s u b m i t t e d p u r s u a n t thereto, and in t h i s Decree.


                                               VI.

                                    GENERAL PROVISIONS

       5.      C o m m i t m e n t of P l a i n t i f f and Set11 ing Defendants:

               A.     S e t t l i n g Defendants a g r e e , jointly and severally,

to finance and perform the Work as defined^, in P a r a g r a p h 4.U.

hereof.
                                              - 11 -

                B.    The Work as d e f i n e d in P a r a g r a p h 4.U. hereof

shall be completed in accordance w i t h all r e q u i r e m e n t s of this

Decree, and the ROD as more specifically set forth in the SOW,

and the SOW i n c l u d i n g the s t a n d a r d s , s p e c i f i c a t i o n s and the

t i m e periods set forth in Section VII hereof and in the

Sow.      All m o d i f i c a t i o n s to the ROD and the SOW are hereby

i n c o r p o r a t e d by r e f e r e n c e and m a d e a part of this Decree.

In the event of any conflict between this Decree and the SOW,

this Decree shall control.                  In the event of any conflict               between

the ROD and t h i s Decree, t h i s Decree shall control, but nothing

h e r e i n shall p r e c l u d e the U n i t e d States or the Settling Defendants

from m o v i n g the Court to m o d i f y this Decree                 to conform with the

ROD or the U n i t e d States from m o d i f y i n g the ROD in accordance

w i t h CERCLA and the NCP.


        6.      P e r m i t s and Approvals^:

       A.     All a c t i v i t i e s u n d e r t a k e n by the S e t t l i n g Defendants

p u r s u a n t to this Consent Decree shall be u n d e r t a k e n in accordance

w i t h the r e q u i r e m e n t s of all a p p l i c a b l e local, state and federal

laws, r e g u l a t i o n s and p e r m i t s .     The United States has d e t e r m i n e d

t h a t the o b l i g a t i o n s and procedures          authorized     under this

Consent Decree are consistent                     w i t h the a u t h o r i t y of the United

States u n d e r applicable           law to establish appropriate remedial

measures      for the Facility.


       B.     Pursuant to Section 121 (e)(l) of CERCLA, the United

States has d e t e r m i n e d t h a t no f e d e r a l , state, or local p e r m i t s
                                                                 «e
are r e q u i r e d for work conducted e n t i r e l y on-site as described
                                               - 12 -



in the SOW.          In the event any off-site work is necessary,
S e t t l i n g Defendants shall obtain all p e r m i t s or approvals

necessary       for off-site work u n d e r a p p l i c a b l e f e d e r a l , state or
local laws and shall s u b m i t t i m e l y a p p l i c a t i o n s and requests

for any such p e r m i t s and approvals.

        C.    The standards and p r o v i s i o n s of Section XIV hereof

d e s c r i b i n g £_££_££ H a j e u r e shall g o v e r n delays in obtaining

p e r m i t s r e q u i r e d for the Work and also the denial of any such

p e r m i t s p r o v i d e d S e t t l i n g Defendants h a v e made timely application
to the a p p r o p r i a t e a u t h o r i t i e s for all r e q u i r e d p e r m i t s .


        D.    Settling D e f e n d a n t s shall i n c l u d e in all contracts

or subcontracts entered into for work required under this

Consent      Decree, provisions s t a t i n g t h a t such contractors or

s u b c o n t r a c t o r s , i n c l u d i n g t h e i r agents and employees,        shall

perform all a c t i v i t i e s r e q u i r e d by such contracts or subcon-

tracts in c o m p l i a n c e w i t h all a p p l i c a b l e laws and regulations.

This Consent Decree is not, nor shall it act as, nor is it
intended by the Parties-to be, a p e r m i t issued pursuant to any

federal or state s t a t u t e or r e g u l a t i o n .


       7.     Conveyance of the Faci1ity


       A.     Within thirty days of approval by the Court of this

Decree, the City of Coshocton as a Settling D e f e n d a n t and owner

of the Facility           (the "Owner Settling Defendant") shall record

notice of this Decree w i t h the Recorder's O f f i c e , Coshocton

County, State of Ohio.
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         B.     The F a c i l i t y as described h e r e i n may be freely
a l i e n a t e d p r o v i d e d t h a t at least sixty days prior to the date
of such a l i e n a t i o n , the Owner S e t t l i n g Defendant n o t i f i e s

P l a i n t i f f of such proposed          a l i e n a t i o n , the name of the

g r a n t e e , and a d e s c r i p t i o n of the Owner S e t t l i n g Defendant's

o b l i g a t i o n s , if any, to be p e r f o r m e d by such grantee.             In the

e v e n t of such a l i e n a t i o n , all of S e t t l i n g Defendants'          obliga-

tions pursuant to this Decree shall continue to be met by all

S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s and the g r a n t e e .


         C.     Any deed, t i t l e or other i n s t r u m e n t of conveyance              re-

g a r d i n g the F a c i l i t y shall contain a notice t h a t the Facility
is the s u b j e c t of t h i s Consent Decree, s e t t i n g forth the s .yle

of the case, case n u m b e r , and Court h a v i n g j u r i s d i c t i o n herein.

                                                 VII .
                               PERFORMANCE OF THE WORK BY
                                  SETTL,UK;_DEF END ANTS

         8.    All r e m e d i a l d e s i g n work to be p e r f o r m e d by Settling
D e f e n d a n t s p u r s u a n t to this Consent           Decree shall be under the
d i r e c t i o n and s u p e r v i s i o n of a q u a l i f i e d professional     architect

or e n g i n e e r .   Prior to the i n i t i a t i o n of r e m e d i a l design work

for the Facility,            the Settling Defendants shall notify                    U.S.

EPA,     in w r i t i n g , of the name, t i t l e , and q u a l i f i c a t i o n s of any

engineer or a r c h i t e c t proposed to be used in carrying out the
r e m e d i a l design work to be performed p u r s u a n t to this Consent
Decree.        Selection of any such a r c h i t e c t or engineer shall be

subject       to a p p r o v a l by U.S.      EPA.                 ^
                                                    - 15 -


    and safety/contingency plan; (3) a q u a l i t y assurance project

    plan; (4) a g r o u n d w a t e r m o n i t o r i n g plan; and           (5) an o p e r a t i o n s
    and m a i n t e n a n c e plan.       The RD/RA Work p l a n shall also i n c l u d e a
    s c h e d u l e "or i m p l e m e n t a t i o n of the RD/RA tasks and s u b m i t t a l of

    RD/RA r epo r t s .

            C.     The RD/RA Work Plan and other r e q u i r e d documents and

    reports ( h e r e i n a f t e r r e f e r r e d to as "documents") shall be

    subject to r e v i e w , m o d i f i c a t i o n and approval by U.S. EPA
.   in c o n s u l t a t i o n w i t h OEPA.


            D.     The U.S.       EPA R e m e d i a l Project Manager w i l l n o t i f y

    S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s , in w r i t i n g , of approval or disapprove! of

    any d o c u m e n t r e q u i r i n g U.S.    EPA a p p r o v a l , or any p a r t thereof.

    In the e v e n t of any d i s a p p r o v a l , U.S.          EPA shall specify, in

    w r i t i n g , any d e f i c i e n c i e s and r e q u i r e d m o d i f i c a t i o n s to the

    document.         Disputes w i t h r e s p e c t to a p p r o v a l s and m o d i f i c a t i o n s ,

    i n c l u d i n g p a r t i a l or c o n d i t i o n a l a p p r o v a l s , s h a l l be governed

    by Section XV of this Consent                    Decree.
w
            E.    w i t h i n 30 c a l e n d a r days of r e c e i p t of any U.S. EPA

    document disapproval, the S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s shall s u b m i t

    a r e v i s e d document to U.S.             EPA w h i c h i n c o r p o r a t e s the U.S. EPA

    modifications or shall provide a notice of dispute pursuant

    to Section XV below.


            F.     S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s shall proceed      to implement the

    work d e t a i l e d in the RD/RA Work Plan upon approval of the

    Work Plan by U.S.            EPA., Unless o t h e r w i s e d i r e c t e d by U.S.            EPA,
                                                 - 16 -

the Settling Defendants shall not commence                          field a c t i v i t i e s

u n t i l approval by U.S.           EPA of the RD/RA Work Plan.                  The f u l l y
approved RD/RA Work Plan shall be deemed incorporated                                into and

m a d e an e n f o r c e a b l e part of this Consent Decree.                 All work shall

be conducted in accordance w i t h the N a t i o n a l Contingency Plan,
the U.S. EPA S u p e r f u n d R e m e d i a l Design and R e m e d i a l Action

G u i d a n c e , and the r e q u i r e m e n t s of this Consent Decree, i n c l u d i n g

the s t a n d a r d s , s p e c i f i c a t i o n s and schedule contained in the RD/RA
Wor k Plan .


       G.    In the e v e n t of p a r t i a l or c o n d i t i o n a l U.S.       EPA approval
of the RD/RA W o r k p l a n , the Settling D e f e n d a n t s shall proceed

to i m p l e m e n t the Work in any approved portions of the submission,

upon r e q u e s t by U.S.       EPA.       I m p l e m e n t a t i o n of non-deficient por-
tions of the RD/RA Work Plan shall not r e l i e v e Settling Defend-

ants of any l i a b i l i t y for S t i p u l a t e d P e n a l t i e s under Section

XVIII.


       12«    Cap P e r f o r m a n c e S t a n d a r d s .   S e t t l i n g Defendants shall
d e s i g n , c o n s t r u c t and m a i n t a i n a cap over the Facility in

accordance w i t h the SOW.              The cap shall comply with the r e q u i r e -

m e n t s of Ohio A d m i n i s t r a t i v e Code Section         3745-27-10.        Settling

Defendants     shall place a m i n i m u m of twelve (12) inches of

compacted soil with a permeability of 1 X 10-7 cm/sec over the

e x i s t i n g cover and shall place a d d i t i o n a l compacted soil with

a permeability of 1 X 10-7 cm/sec over areas of the Facility
                                                - 17 -


where the total t h i c k n e s s of the improved cover does not equal
t w e n t y - f o u r (24) inches.         R e q u i r e m e n t s for the cap are set forth
more specifically in the SOW.


                                               VIII.

                      U.S. EPA PERIODIC REVIEW TO A S S U R E
                  PROTECT^ON^OF^HUMAN^HEALTH AND E N V I R O N M E N T

        13. To the e x t e n t r e q u i r e d by Section         121(c) of CERCLA,
42 U.S.C. § 9621(c), and any applicable r e g u l a t i o n s , U.S.                   EPA

shall r e v i e w the r e m e d i a l action at the F a c i l i t y at least every

f i v e (5) years a f t e r the e n t r y of t h i s Consent          Decree to assure
t h a t h u m a n h e a l t h and the e n v i r o n m e n t are being protected by the

r e m e d i a l action b e i n g i m p l e m e n t e d .   If upon such review, U.S.

EPA d e t e r m i n e s that f u r t h e r response action        is appropriate at
the F a c i l i t y in accordance w i t h Section 104 or 106 of CERCLA,

t h e n , to the e x t e n t p e r m i t t e d by Section XIX of this Consent

D e c r e e , the U.S.       EPA may take or r e q u i r e such action.          The

U n i t e d States r e s e r v e s the r i g h t to i n s t i t u t e proceedings in

t h i s a c t i o n or a new a c t i o n s e e k i n g to compel    the Settling
D e f e n d a n t s to p e r f o r m a-dditional response actions or seeking
r e i m b u r s e m e n t of f u r t h e r U.S. EPA response costs.


        14. Settling D e f e n d a n t s shall be p r o v i d e d w i t h an
opportunity        to confer w i t h U.S. EPA on any response action

proposed as a result of U.S. EPA's 5-year r e v i e w and to submit

w r i t t e n comments for the record.                 After the period for
submission of w r i t t e n comments is closed, the Regional

A d m i n i s t r a t o r of U.S. EPA, Region V, shall^in w r i t i n g either
                                               - 18 -


a f f i r m , modify or rescind the order for f u r t h e r response action.

The final decision of U.S.                   EPA shall be subject              to judicial

r e v i e w p u r s u a n t to the d i s p u t e r e s o l u t i o n p r o v i s i o n s in Section

XV to the e x t e n t p e r m i t t e d by Section 113 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C.

§9613.

                                                IX.

                                     ADDITIONAL WORK

        15.      In the event of an exceedance of the g r o u n d w a t e r ,

s u r f a c e w a t e r or leachate a l e r t levels set forth in the                      SOW,

S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s shall p e r f o r m the response actions r e q u i r e d

by Section        2.6.5 of the SOW.             T h e r e a f t e r , Settling Defendants

shall p e r f o r m such f u r t h e r response a c t i o n , i n c l u d i n g

r e m e d i a l d e s i g n and/or    r e m e d i a l action, as U.S.        EPA d e t e r m i n e s

is necessary         to protect h u m a n h e a l t h and the e n v i r o n m e n t .

Disputes       r e g a r d i n g this d e t e r m i n a t i o n shall be governed by

Section      XV of this Consent            Decree.       J u d i c i a l r e v i e w of any     U.S.

EPA d e t e r m i n a t i o n r e g a r d i n g selection   or adequacy of any f u t u r e

response       a c t i o n , i n c l u d i n g cleanup s t a n d a r d s , shall be
c o n d u c t e d p u r s u a n t to p a r a g r a p h 37(a) of this Consent Decree.


         16.      In the e v e n t t h a t the Settling            Defendants        determine

t h a t a d d i t i o n a l work, i n c l u d i n g a d d i t i o n a l r e m e d i a l design or

r e m e d i a l action, is necessary           to protect h u m a n health and

the e n v i r o n m e n t , n o t i f i c a t i o n of such a d d i t i o n a l work will be

p r o v i d e d to the U.S.      EPA Project          Coordinator.
                                                  -19-



         17.      Any a d d i t i o n a l work d e t e r m i n e d to be necessary by

S e t t l i n g Defendants is subject to p r i o r a p p r o v a l by U.S. EPA

 in consultation           w i t h OEPA.


         18.      Any a d d i t i o n a l work d e t e r m i n e d to be necessary by

S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s and a p p r o v e d by U.S.       EPA or d e t e r m i n e d to

be necessary by U.S.               EPA p u r s u a n t to p a r a g r a p h 15 above, shall

be completed by Settling Defendants                           in accordance with the

s t a n d a r d s , s p e c i f i c a t i o n s , and schedules approved by U.S.              EPA.




                                      QUALITY ASSURANCE

        '.. 9 .   S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s jhall use q u a l i t y assu.-.nce,

q u a l i t y control, and c h a i n of custody procedures in accordance

w i t h U.S.      EPA's " I n t e r i m G u i d e l i n e s and Specifications For Pre-

p a r i n g Q u a l i t y Assurance Project           Plans,"         (QAM-005/80) and subse-

q u e n t a m e n d m e n t s to such g u i d e l i n e s .    Prior to the commencement

of any m o n i t o r i n g project u n d e r this Consent Decree, Settling

D e f e n d a n t s shall s u b m i t a Q u a l i t y A s s u r a n c e Project      Plan

("QAPP") to U.S.            EPA that is c o n s i s t e n t       w i t h the SOW,      the RD/RA

Work Plan and applicable guidelines.                           U.S.     EPA, after review of

S e t t l i n g Defendants' QAPP(s) w i l l notify Settling Defendants of

any r e q u i r e d m o d i f i c a t i o n s , conditional       approval,        disapproval,

or approval         of the QAPP(s).             Upon n o t i f i c a t i o n of disapproval

or any need for m o d i f i c a t i o n s , Settling              Defendants shall make

all r e q u i r e d m o d i f i c a t i o n s in the QAPP subject             to the dispute
                                                - 20 -


resolution provisions               of Section         XV.      Sampling data g e n e r a t e d

consistent        w i t h the QAPP shall be a d m i s s i b l e as evidence,

w i t h o u t objection, in any proceeding                    related to this Decree.

S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s shall r e q u i r e in all contracts or a g r e e m e n t s

for p e r f o r m a n c e of any l a b o r a t o r y work         in connection          w i t h the

F a c i l i t y t h a t U.S.   EPA p e r s o n n e l or a u t h o r i z e d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s

are allowed        access to any laboratory                   u t i l i z e d by Settling

D e f e n d a n t s in i m p l e m e n t i n g this Consent Decree.                In a d d i t i o n ,

S e t t l i n g Defendants      shall have a d e s i g n a t e d laboratory analyze

samples s u b m i t t e d by U.S.         EPA for q u a l i t y assurance m o n i t o r i n g .


                                                   XI.

               FACILITY ACCESS, SAMPLING, DOCUMENT                            AVAILABILITY

        20.    Owner S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t shall provide to U.S.                    EPA

and OEPA and t h e i r a u t h o r i z e d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s , and to Settling

D e f e n d a n t s , access to the F a c i l i t y for purposes of i m p l e m e n t i n g

the r e q u i r e m e n t s of this Consent           Decree.          In the event of any

f u t u r e conveyance of the F a c i l i t y , Owner                S e t t l i n g Defendant shall

use its best e f f o r t s to e n s u r e that the g r a n t e e p r o v i d e access to

U.S. EPA and OEPA and t h e i r a u t h o r i z e d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s , and to

S e t t l i n g Defendants,       for purposes of i m p l e m e n t i n g the r e q u i r e m e n t s

of this Consent Decree.


       21.     Settling D e f e n d a n t s shall make available to U.S.                           EPA

the results of all s a m p l i n g and/or tests or other data generated

by Settling Defendants               w i t h respect         to the implementation of this

Consent Decree, and shall s u b m i t these results in monthly progress
                                                           ««
r e p o r t s as d e s c r i b e d in Section XII of t h i s Consent Decree.
                                            - 21 -


        22.    At the request of U.S.             EPA, Settling Defendants

shall allow split or d u p l i c a t e samples to be taken by U.S.                         EPA,

and/or its a u t h o r i z e d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s , of any samples collected

by Settling Defendants p u r s u a n t to the i m p l e m e n t a t i o n of this

Consent Decree.           Settling D e f e n d a n t s shall n o t i f y U.S. EPA

not less t h a n f o u r t e e n (14) days in advance of any sample

collection      activity.        In a d d i t i o n , U.S.   EPA shall have the

r i g h t to take any additional samples that U.S.                     EPA deems

necessary and shall allow split or d u p l i c a t e samples to be

taken by S e t t l i n g Defendants.


                                             XII.

                               REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

       23.     a.    Monthly Progress Reports - S e t t l i n g Defendants

s h a l l r e q u i r e the contractor to p r e p a r e and p r o v i d e to        U.S.

EPA w r i t t e n monthly p r o g r e s s reports which: (1) describe the

actions w h i c h h a v e been t a k e n toward a c h i e v i n g compliance w i t h

t h i s Consent Decree d u r i n g the p r e v i o u s m o n t h ; (2) include all

r e s u l t s of s a m p l i n g and tests and all other d a t a received by

S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s which have gene t h r o u g h Q u a l i t y Assurance

Quality Control review, d u r i n g the course of the Work; (3)

include all plans and p r o c e d u r e s completed under the RD/RA Work

Plan d u r i n g the p r e v i o u s m o n t h ; (4) describe all actions, data

and plans which are scheduled                for the next month and provide

o t h e r i n f o r m a t i o n r e l a t i n g to the progress of construction as is

customary      in the i n d u s t r y ; (5) include i n f o r m a t i o n r e g a r d i n g

percentage of completion, u n r e s o l v e d delays^ encountered or anti-
                                             - 22 -


cipated       that may affect the f u t u r e schedule for i m p l e m e n t a t i o n

of the SOW or RD/RA Work Plan, and a description of efforts made

to m i t i g a t e those delays or a n t i c i p a t e d delays.            These progress

reports are to be s u b m i t t e d to U.S. EPA by the tenth day of e v e r y

month following the e f f e c t i v e d a t e of this Consent                 Decree.


        b.     Other R e p o r t i n g R e q u i r e m e n t s - Settling   Defendants

are r e q u i r e d to s u b m i t the other reports, plans and data

r e q u i r e d by the SOW and the RD/RA Work Plan w i t h i n the time

f r a m e s c o n t a i n e d in the approved       schedules.


        24.     If the d a t e for s u b m i s s i o n of any item or n o t i f i c a t i o n

r e q u i r e d by this Consent Decree falls upon a weekend or state

or federal holiday, the time period for submission of that item

or n o t i f i c a t i o n is e x t e n d e d to the next w o r k i n g day following

the weekend or holiday.


        25.     Upon the occurrence of any event d u r i n g performance of

the Work w h i c h , p u r s u a n t to Section 103 of CERCLA, r e q u i r e s

r e p o r t i n g to the N a t i o n a l Response    Center, S e t t l i n g Defendants

shall promptly orally notify the U.S.                     EPA Project       Manager ("RPM")

and/or On-Scene Coordinator ("OSC") or in the event of the

u n a v a i l a b i l i t y of the U.S.   EPA RPM/OSC, the Emergency             Response

Section, Region V, U n i t e d States E n v i r o n m e n t a l         Protection

Agency, in a d d i t i o n to the r e p o r t i n g r e q u i r e d by Section       103.

W i t h i n ""0 days of the onset of such an event, Settling Defendants

shall furnish to P l a i n t i f f s a w r i t t e n report setting forth the

events w h i c h occurred and the m e a s u r e s tak£n, and to be taken,
                                               - 23 -

in response thereto.               W i t h i n 30 days of the conclusion of such

an event, S e t t l i n g Defendants shall s u b m i t a r e p o r t s e t t i n g

forth all actions t a k e n to respond                   thereto.


                                                XIII.

                REMEDIAL PROJECT MANAGER/PROJECT                      COORDINATORS

        26.     U.S.    EPA shall d e s i g n a t e a R e m e d i a l Project M a n a g e r

("RPM") and/or an On-Scene Coordinator                         ("OSC") for the Facility,

and the P l a i n t i f f may d e s i g n a t e other r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s , i n c l u d i n g

U.S.    EPA employees, and f e d e r a l contractors and consultants,

to o b s e r v e and m o n i t o r the progress of any a c t i v i t y u n d e r t a k e n

p u r s u a n t to this Consent Decree.               The RPM/OSC shall have the

authority lawfully vested in an RPM/OSC by the National Contin-

gency Plan, 40 CFR Part 300.                    In a d d i t i o n , the RPM/OSC shall

h a v e a u t h o r i t y to halt, conduct, or d i r e c t any work r e q u i r e d by

t h i s Consent Decree and to take any necessary response                               action

when c o n d i t i o n s at the facility'tnay p r e s e n t an i m m i n e n t and

s u b s t a n t i a l e n d a n g e r m e n t to public health or welfare or the

environment.           S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s shall also d e s i g n a t e a Project

C o o r d i n a t o r who shall have p r i m a r y responsibility for implemen-

tation of the Work at the Facility.


       27.     To the m a x i m u m extent possible, except as specifically

p r o v i d e d in this Consent Decree, c o m m u n i c a t i o n s between Settling

Defendants and U.S.             EPA concerning the terms and conditions of

this Consent Decree shall be made between the Project                                  Coordinator

and the RPM/OSC.            W i t h i n twenty (20) c a l e n d a r days of the
                                          - 24 -


effective d a t e of this Consent          Decree, Settling Defendants and

U.S.   EPA shall notify each other, in w r i t i n g , of the name,

address and telephone            number of the designated Project

Coordinator and an A l t e r n a t e Project Coordinator and the RPM

and A l t e r n a t e RPM/OSC.     In the event t h a t the i d e n t i t y of any

such person changes, the p a r t y shall notify the other parties

w i t h i n twenty (20) calendar days.



                                           XIV.

                                   FORCE MAJEURE

       28.   "Force Majeure" for purposes of this Consent                 Decree

is defined as any e v e n t a r i s i n g from causes beyond         the control

of Settling     Defendants       which delays or prevents the performance

of any obligation under this Consent Decree.                   "Force Majeure"

shall not include increased costs or expenses                 necessary    to

a t t a i n the Performance S t a n d a r d s set forth in Section VII

hereof, the ROD and the SOV7.


       29.   When circumstances occur which are likely to delay

the completion of any phase of t h e Work or delay access

to the Facility or to any property on which any part of the

Work is to be p e r f o r m e d , w h e t h e r or not caused by a "force

m a j e u r e " event, Settling Defendants shall promptly notify the

RPM by telephone, or in the event of his u n a v a i l a b i l i t y , the

Director of the Waste M a n a g e m e n t Division of U.S.         EPA.    Within

five (5) business days of the event which Settling                   Defendants
                                            - 25 -


contend      is responsible for the delay, S e t t l i n g Defendants shall
supply to P l a i n t i f f in w r i t i n g the reason(s) for and anticipated

d u r a t i o n of such delay, the m e a s u r e s t a k e n and to be t a k e n by

S e t t l i n g C e f e n d a n t s to p r e v e n t or m i n i m i z e the delay, and the

t i m e t a b l e for i m p l e m e n t a t i o n of such measures.    F a i l u r e to give

oral notice to the RPM and to g i v e w r i t t e n explanation to

P l a i n t i f f in a timely m a n n e r shall c o n s t i t u t e a waiver of any

c l a i m of force     majeure.


       30.     If U.S.    EPA agrees that a delay is or was a t t r i b u t a b l e

to a "force majeure" event, the Parties shall modify the RD/RA

Work plan to provide such a d d i t i o n a l t i m e as may be necessary to

allow the completion of the specific phase of Work and/or any

succeeding phase of the Work affected by such delay, w i t h such

a d d i t i o n a l t i m e not to exceed the actual d u r a t i o n of the delay.


       31.     If U.S. EPA and Settling Defendants cannot agree w h e t h e r

the reason for the delay was a "force majeure" event, or whether

the d u r a t i o n of the delay is or was w a r r a n t e d under the circum-

stances, the P a r t i e s stiall resolve the d i s p u t e according to

Section XV hereof.           Settling Defendants have the burden of

p r o v i n g force majeure as a defense to compliance                  w i t h this

Consent      Decree.


                                             XV.

                                 DISPUTE      RESOLUTION

      32.      As r e q u i r e d by Section 121(e)(2) of CERCLA, the P a r t i e s

to this Consent Decree shall a t t e m p t to resjolve expeditiously and
                                               - 26 -


 informally any d i s a g r e e m e n t s concerning           i m p l e m e n t a t i o n of this

Consent Decree or any Work r e q u i r e d h e r e u n d e r .


        33.      In the e v e n t t h a t any d i s p u t e a r i s i n g under t h i s Consent

Decree is not resolved              e x p e d i t i o u s l y t h r o u g h i n f o r m a l means, any

p a r t y d e s i r i n g d i s p u t e r e s o l u t i o n u n d e r t h i s Section shall g i v e

p r o m p t w r i t t e n notice   to the other p a r t y to the Decree.


        34.     W i t h i n ten (10) days of the service of notice of

d i s p u t e p u r s u a n t to P a r a g r a p h 33, the p a r t y who gave the notice

shall serve on the other p a r t y to this Decree a w r i t t e n

s t a t e m e n t of the issues in d i s p u t e , the r e l e v a n t facts            upon

w h i c h the d i s p u t e is based, and f a c t u a l data, analysis or

opinion       s u p p o r t i n g its p o s i t i o n , and all supporting        documen-

t a t i o n on which such p a r t y relies ( h e r e i n a f t e r the "Statement

of Position").           The opposing p a r t y shall s e r v e its Statement of

Position, i n c l u d i n g s u p p o r t i n g d o c u m e n t a t i o n , no later than ten

(10)   days a f t e r receipt of the c o m p l a i n i n g party's Statement of

Position.         In the e v e n t t h a t these 10-day t i m e periods for

e x c h a n g e of S t a t e m e n t s _ o f Position may cause a delay in the

Work that may t h r e a t e n h u m a n health, or the e n v i r o n m e n t ,

they shall be shortened              upon and in a c c o r d a n c e w i t h notice by

U.S.    EPA.


       35.      An a d m i n i s t r a t i v e record of any d i s p u t e under this

Section shall be m a i n t a i n e d by U.S.            EPA.      The record shall

include the w r i t t e n n o t i f i c a t i o n of such d i s p u t e , the Statement

of Position served p u r s u a n t to the preceding s u b p a r a g r a p h s , and
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any other information s u b m i t t e d by Settling Defendants and

U.S.     EPA w i t h i n the t i m e frames set forth in P a r a g r a p h 34.

The record shall be a v a i l a b l e for r e v i e w and copying by both

p a r t i e s.


         36.     Upon r e v i e w of the a d m i n i s t r a t i v e record, the Director

of the Waste M a n a g e m e n t Division, U.S.           EPA, Region V, shall

issue a final decision and order resolving the dispute.



        37.      Any decision and order of U.S.              EPA p u r s u a n t to

P a r a g r a p h 36 shall be r e v i e w a b l e by this Court, p r o v i d e d that

a Notice of J u d i c i a l Appeal is filed w i t h i n 10 days of receipt

of U.S. EPA's decision and o r d e r .


                 *•   EPA D e t e r m i n a t i o n s Respect ing Remedial Act ions

J u d i c i a l r e v i e w of any decision or d e t e r m i n a t i o n by U.S. EPA

p e r t a i n i n g to the selection or adequacy of response                    action(s)

taken u n d e r this Consent         Decree will be conducted on the

a d m i n i s t r a t i v e record to the e x t e n t p r o v i d e d by law.     U.S.

EPA's decision w i l l be -upheld by the Court unless it is a r b i t r a r y

and capricious or otherwise not in accordance w i t h law.


                 b.   Other Issues.        Except as specified in s u b p a r a g r a p h

(a.)    above or o t h e r w i s e in this Decree, this Consent Decree does

not establish a scope of r e v i e w , b u r d e n s of proof or standards

of any kind for j u d i c i a l r e v i e w of d i s p u t e s between the parties.
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        38.     The invocation of the p r o c e d u r e s stated in this

Section shall not extend or postpone S e t t l i n g Defendants'

obligations u n d e r this Consent Decree w i t h respect to the

d i s p u t e d issue unless and u n t i l U.S.            EPA f i n d s , or the Court

o r d e r s , otherwise.


                                               XVI .

                RETENTION      AND AVAILABILITY            OF   INFORMATION

       39.      S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s shall m a k e a v a i l a b l e to U.S. EPA

upon reasonable notice and shall r e t a i n , d u r i n g the pendency of

t h i s Consent Decree and for a p e r i o d of ten (10) years after

its t e r m i n a t i o n , all records and documents in their possession,

custody, or control which r e l a t e to the p e r f o r m a n c e of this

Consent       Decree, i n c l u d i n g , but not l i m i t e d to, documents re-

f l e c t i n g the results of any s a m p l i n g , tests, or other data or

i n f o r m a t i o n g e n e r a t e d or a c q u i r e d by any of t h e m , or on their

b e h a l f , w i t h respect to the F a c i l i t y and all documents p e r t a i n i n g

to t h e i r own or any other person's l i a b i l i t y for response

action or costs at the F a c i l i t y u n d e r CERCLA.                  After the ten

(10)   year period of document r e t e n t i o n , Settling Defendants

shall notify U.S.          DOJ and U.S.         EPA at least ninety (90)                calendar

days prior to the d e s t r u c t i o n of any such documents, and upon

request by U.S.         EPA, S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s shall r e l i n q u i s h

custody of the documents to U.S.                    EPA.


       40.      Settling Defendants may assert business confidentiality

claims covering p a r t or all of the i n f o r m a t i o n provided in
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connection          with this Consent Decree in accordance with Section

 I04(e)(7) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. § 9604(e){7), and p u r s u a n t
to 40 C.F.R § 2. 203 (b) .


        41.        Information d e t e r m i n e d to be c o n f i d e n t i a l by U.S. EPA

will be afforded the protection specified in 40 C.F.R Part 2,

S u b p a r t B.     If no such c l a i m accompanies the information when

it is s u b m i t t e d to the U.S. EPA, the public may be given access

to such information w i t h o u t f u r t h e r notice to Settling               Defendants.

        42.        I n f o r m a t i o n a c q u i r e d or generated by Settling Defendants

in performance of the Work that is subject to the provisions of

Section       104(e)(7)(F) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. § 9604 ( e) ( 7) (F) , shall

not be claimed as confidential by Settling Defendants.


                                             XVII.

                                       REIMBURSEMENT
        43.        Settling D e f e n d a n t s shall pay two-thirds of all

o v e r s i g h t costs of the U n i t e d States i n c u r r e d after the entry

of this Consent           Decree in overseeing implementation of the

Work.      Payments shall be made on an annual basis and w i t h i n 30

days of the submission of itemized cost statements and supporting

d o c u m e n t a t i o n by the U n i t e d States.     The U n i t e d States shall

s u b m i t its oversight cost claims as soon as practicable after

each a n n i v e r s a r y date of this Consent Decree.               Payment shall be

made in the form of a c e r t i f i e d or cashiers check                 payable
to the U.S. EPA, Region V, A t t e n t i o n : Superfund Accounting,

P.O. Box 70753, Chicago, Illinois                      60673 an^J shall reference
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the Coshocton Landfill Site.                A copy of the check shall be sent

to the Director, Waste Management D i v i s i o n , U.S.                EPA Region V

and to the Assistant Attorney General, Land and Natural Resources

Division, U.S.        Department of Justice, at the addresses provided

in Section XXIII.           In consideration of and upon p a y m e n t of

o v e r s i g h t costs as r e q u i r e d by this p a r a g r a p h , the United

States covenants         not to sue for any oversight costs incurred

in o v e r s e e i n g the Work.


       44.     If oversight costs are outstanding at the time

the U n i t e d States plans to t e r m i n a t e t h i s Consent Decree,

S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s shall, w i t h i n t h i r t y (30) days of the

s u b m i s s i o n of an itemized cost s t a t e m e n t and supporting

documentation by the United States, and before termination of

this Consent Decree, pay such o v e r s i g h t costs.


       45.    I n t e r e s t shall a c c r u e on any delayed p a y m e n t of

costs due u n d e r this Section.            The r a t e of i n t e r e s t shall be the

a n n u a l r a t e p r o v i d e d for in Section 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C.

§ 9607(a), plus 2 percent.               Such interest shall accrue and be

compounded on a daily basis.


                                          XVIII.

                                STIPULATED PENALTIES

       46.    The S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s shall be liable to the U n i t e d

States for payment of stipulated penalties                    for 'each of the follow-

ing violations of this Consent Decree, unless the violation is
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excused p u r s u a n t to Section XIV or XV above or w a i v e d by                       U.S.

EPA:


              a.      Late Plans or Reports.                 For each day t h a t the

S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s fail to s u b m i t a p l a n or report (other

than the progress           reports specified in s u b p a r a g r a p h d below),

in accordance w i t h the r e q u i r e m e n t s of this Decree, or the SOW:

                               Day 1 - 1 4                    $1000 per day

                               Day 15 - 30                    $3000 per day

                               A f t e r 30 days              $5000 per day;


              b.      Delayed R e m e d i a l Action Work.             For each day

that the cap is not completed                  in accordance w i t h the schedule

in the SOW,        the sum of $1000 for the first 14 days, $3000

for the 15th through the 30th days, and $5000 for the 31st day

and each day t h e r e a f t e r .


              c.      La te N o t i f i c a t i o n of G r o u n d w a t e r A l e r t Level

Exgeedance.        For each day t h a t the S e t t l i n g Defendants                 fail

to n o t i f y U.S.    EPA of an exceedance of g r o u n d w a t e r alert levels

in accordance with p a r a g r a p h 2.6.1 of the SOW,                    the sum of

$10,000.

              d.      Lat* £rP_£I.£££_Re.Pp_£.t^s.«        For
                                                                 each day that the

Settling    Defendants         fail to submit a progress                 report p u r s u a n t

to P a r a g r a p h 23(a) of this Consent Decree:


                       Day 1 - 1 4                    $250

                       Day 15 - 30                    $500

                       A f t e r 30 days              $1000
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         47.      All p e n a l t i e s begin to accrue on the day that

complete performance is due or a v i o l a t i o n occurs, and continue

to accrue through the final day of correction                            of the noncom-

pliance.          Nothing herein shall p r e v e n t the simultaneous                  accrual

o f separate p e n a l t i e s for s e p a r a t e v i o l a t i o n s of this Consent

Deer ee .


         48.      Following U.S.             EPA's d e t e r m i n a t i o n that Settling

Defendants h a v e f a i l e d to comply w i t h the r e q u i r e m e n t s of this

Consent Decree, U.S.                EPA shall give Settling             Defendants written

n o t i f i c a t i o n of the same and d e s c r i b e the non-compliance.                  This

notice shall also i n d i c a t e the amount of penalties due.


         49.     All p e n a l t i e s owed to the United             States

u n d e r t h i s Section shall be payable w i t h i n 30 days of

receipt of the notification of non-compliance, unless Settling

Defendants i n v o k e the d i s p u t e resolution procedures under

Section        XV.    Penalties shall accrue from the date of                       violation

r e g a r d l e s s of w h e t h e r U.S.      EPA has n o t i f i e d Settling Defendants

of a violation.              Interest shall begin to accrue on the unpaid

balance at the end of the 30-day period p u r s u a n t to p a r a g r a p h

55 of this Section.                 Such penalties shall be paid by

c e r t i f i e d check to the "Hazardous Substances Response Trust

Fund" and shall contain Settling                         Defendants' complete and

correct address, the site name, and the c i v i l action number.

All checks shall be mailed to U.S.                         EPA, Region V, Attention:

S u p e r f u n d A c c o u n t i n g P.O.   Box 70753, Chicago, Illinois              60673.
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A copy of each check shall be sent to the Director, Waste

Management Division, U.S.              EPA Region V and to the Assistant

Attorney General, Land and N a t u r a l Resources D i v i s i o n ,

U.S.    Depa:tment of Justice, at the addresses provided in

Section XXIII.

        50.    Neither the filing of a petition to resolve a

dispute with respect to s t i p u l a t e d penalties nor the payment of

penalties shall alter in any way Settling Defendants'                           obligation
to complete the p e r f o r m a n c e r e q u i r e d by this Decree.


       51.     Settling Defendants may d i s p u t e Plaintiff's
r i g h t to the stated amount of p e n a l t i e s by i n v o k i n g the dispute

resolution procedures under Section XV.                     Penalties      shall accrue

w i t h i n t e r e s t but need not be paid d u r i n g the dispute resolution

period.       If the District Court becomes              involved in the

resolution of the d i s p u t e , the period of d i s p u t e shall end

upon the r e n d e r i n g of a decision by the D i s t r i c t Court regard-
less of whether any party appeals such decision.                         If Settling
D e f e n d a n t s do not preva.il upon r e r o l u t i o n , P l a i n t i f f has the

r i g h t to collect all penalties which accrue prior to and during
the period of dispute.             In the event of an appeal, such                 penalties

shall be placed into an escrow account until a                        decision has been

r e n d e r e d by the final court of appeal.              If Settling Defendants
p r e v a i l upon resolution, no p e n a l t i e s shall be payable.              If the

Settling Defendants do not p r e v a i l upon resolution, the United

States has the r i g h t to collect all p e n a l t i e s which accrued
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p r i o r to and d u r i n g the period of dispute.                   The Settling
Defendants shall, however, have the r i g h t to petition the Court

for a f i n d i n g that the S e t t l i n g Defendants' position r e g a r d i n g

the d i s p u . e had s u b s t a n t i a l support in law, fact and/or expert
opinion (as applicable) and reasonably could have been expected

to p r e v a i l , in l i g h t of the a p p l i c a b l e s t a n d a r d of judicial

r e v i e w , and that S e t t l i n g Defendants sought dispute resolution
at the earliest practicable time and took all other                                appropriate

steps to avoid any delay in remedial action work as a result of

the d i s p u t e .   If the Court so finds, the Court may reduce the
s t i p u l a t e d p e n a l t i e s as a p p r o p r i a t e , but such r e d u c t i o n shall

be no more than f i f t y p e r c e n t (50%).              Settling D e f e n d a n t s shall

have the b u r d e n of proof and persuasion on any p e t i t i o n for
r e d u c t i o n of s t i p u l a t e d penalties submitted h e r e u n d e r .


       52.     No p e n a l t i e s shall accrue for violations of

this Consent Decree caused by events d e t e r m i n e d by U.S. EPA
to be beyond the control of Settling D e f e n d a n t s as i d e n t i f i e d

in Section XIV          ("Force Majeur^e*^).           Settling Defendants have the
b u r d e n of p r o v i n g force m a j e u r e or compliance with this Consent

Decree .


       53.     This Section shall r e m a i n in full force and effect

for the term of this Consent Decree.


       54.     P u r s u a n t to 31 U.S.C. {3717, interest shall accrue

on any amounts o v e r d u e at a rate established by the Department
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of Treasury for any period after the date of b i l l i n g .                          A handling

c h a r g e will be assessed          at the end of each 30 day late period.


        55.     If Settling Defendants fail to pay stipulated

penalties, P l a i n t i f f may i n s t i t u t e proceedings to collect the

penalties.         N o t w i t h s t a n d i n g the s t i p u l a t e d penalties provisions

of t h i s Section, U.S.           EPA may elect to seek c i v i l penalties

and/or     to b r i n g an action in U.S.             D i s t r i c t Court p u r s u a n t to

Section 109 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. § 9609 to enforce                              the provisions

of this Consent          Decree.       Payment of s t i p u l a t e d penalties          shall

not p r e c l u d e U.S. EPA from electing to p u r s u e any other remedy

or sanction to enforce this Consent Decree, and nothing shall

p r e c l u d e U.S.   EPA from seeking s t a t u t o r y penalties ayainst

S e t t l i n g Defendants for violations of statutory or regulatory

requ i rements.

                                               XIX.

                                  COVENANT NOT TO SUE

        56.     In c o n s i d e r a t i o n of actions which will be

performed and p a y m e n t s which w i l l be made by the Settling

Defendants under the terms of this Consent Decree, and except

as o t h e r w i s e specifically        p r o v i d e d in this Decree, the United

States covenants not to sue the S e t t l i n g Defendants or their

o f f i c e r s , d i r e c t o r s , employees,   successors or agents for

Covered Matters.            Covered M a t t e r s shall include any and all

claims a v a i l a b l e to P l a i n t i f f under Sections          106 and 107 of
CERCLA and Section 7003 of RCRA on the facts surrounding the

t r a n s a c t i o n s or occurrences as d e s c r i b e d i        Plaintiff's com-
plaint a g a i n s t the Settling         Defendants and all claims under

Sections 308 and 309 of the Clean Water Act as                               specifically

alleged in Plaintiff's a d m i n i s t r a t i v e order issued to the City

of Coshocton on March 30, 1984.                    Covered m a t t e r s also include

claims r e g a r d i n g n a t u r a l resource d a m a g e s , past response costs

of the United States and one-third                    (1/3)     of Plaintiff's Over-
sight Costs.      W i t h respect to f u t u r e l i a b i l i t y , this covenant

not to sue shall take effect upon c e r t i f i c a t i o n by U.S.                   EPA of

the completion      of the r e m e d i a l action concerning                  the Facility.


      57.    "Covered M a t t e r s " does not include:

            (a)     L i a b i l i t y a r i s i n g from h a z a r d o u s   substances
                    removed from the Facility;

            (b)     Criminal liability;
            (c)     Claims based on a f a i l u r e by the Settling
                    Defendants to meet the r e q u i r e m e n t s of this Consent
                    Decree;

            (d)     Any m a t t e r s for which the U n i t e d States is owed
                    i n d e m n i f i c a t i o n under Section XXII hereof; and

            (e)     L i a b i l i t y for v i o l a t i o n s of Federal or State law
                    which occur d u r i n g i m p l e m e n t a t i o n of the remedial
                    action.

      58.    N o t w i t h s t a n d i n g any other provison in this
Consent Decree, (1) the United States reserves the r i g h t to
i n s t i t u t e proceedings in this action or in a new action or to

issue an Order seeking           to compel the Settling Defendants to

perform any additional response work at the Facility and (2)
the United States reserves the r i g h t to i n s t i t u t e proceedings

in this action or in a new action s e e k i n g to r e i m b u r s e the
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United States for its response costs of any response                      action

u n d e r t a k e n by U.S.   EPA under CERCLA, r e l a t i n g to the Facility,
if:

               a.    for proceedings prior to U.S. EPA certification
                     of completion of the r e m e d i a l action r e q u i r e d
                     to be performed under this Consent Decree,

                      (i) c o n d i t i o n s at the Facility, previously unknown
                     to the U n i t e d states, are discovered after the
                     entry of this Consent Decree, or
                      (ii) i n f o r m a t i o n is received, in whole or in
                     p a r t , after the entry of this Consent Decree,
and these previously unknown conditions                 or this information

i n d i c a t e s t h a t the r e m e d i a l action is not protective of human

h e a l t h and the e n v i r o n m e n t ; and

               b.    for proceedings subsequent to U.S. EPA
                     c e r t i f i c a t i o n of completion of the remedial
                     action required to be performed under this
                     Consent Decree,

                     (i) conditions at the F a c i l i t y , previously unknown
                     to the United States, are discovered after the
                     c e r t i f i c a t i o n of completion by U.S. EPA, or

                     (ii) i n f o r m a t i o n is r e c e i v e d , in whole or in part,
                     a f t e r the c e r t i f i c a t i o n of completion by U.S. EPA,


arH these p r e v i o u s l y unknown conditions        or this information

i n d i c a t e s that the remedial action is not p r o t e c t i v e of human

health and the environment.                 Settling Defendants     reserve their

r i g h t s to contest any such proceedings,            actions and orders.


       59.     Notwithstanding any other provision in this
Consent Decree, the covenant not to sue in this Section shall

not relieve the Settling Defendants of their obligation to

meet and m a i n t a i n compliance w i t h the r e q u i r e m e n t s set forth
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 in this Consent Decree, i n c l u d i n g the c o n d i t i o n s in the ROD

 as more specifically              set forth in the SOW, which are in-

corporated        herein, and the United States reserves its r i g h t s to

take response actions at the F a c i l i t y in the event of a breach

of the t e r m s of t h i s Consent Decree and to seek recovery of

costs i n c u r r e d a f t e r e n t r y of the Consent Decree: 1) r e s u l t i n g

from such a breach; 2) r e l a t i n g to any portion of the Work

f u n d e d or p e r f o r m e d by the U n i t e d States; or 3) i n c u r r e d by the

U n i t e d States as a result of h a v i n g to seek judicial assistance

to r e m e d y c o n d i t i o n s at or adjacent to the Facility.


        60.     Nothing in this Consent Decree shall c o n s t i t u t e

or be c o n s t r u e d as a release or a covenant not to Sue r e g a r d i n g

any c l a i m or cause of action a g a i n s t any person, f i r m , t r u s t ,

joint v e n t u r e , p a r t n e r s h i p , corporation or other e n t i t y not a

s i g n a t o r y to this Consent Decree for any l i a b i l i t y it may have

a r i s i n g out of or r e l a t i n g to the Facility.                 Plaintiff

expressly r e s e r v e s the r i g h t to c o n t i n u e to sue any person

o t h e r than the Settling D e f e n d a n t s , in connection w i t h the

Fac iIi ty.


                                                   XX.

                            L1!TIG_ATION_AGA^NST NONSETTLORS

        61.     It is the policy of the United States, in CERCLA

s e t t l e m e n t s , to i d e n t i f y n o n s e t t l i n g p o t e n t i a l l y responsible

p a r t i e s , and, subject        to its n o n r e v i e w a b l e prosecutorial

d i s c r e t i o n , to seek r e i m b u r s e m e n t of any response costs,
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 recovery of n a t u r a l resource d a m a g e s , and/or                     to take a p p r o p r i a t e

actions, p u r s u a n t to the p r o v i s i o n s of CERCLA, a g a i n s t such

n o n s e t t l i n g parties.


                                                    XXI.

                                   CONTRIBUTION PROTECTION

          62.     The S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s and the U n i t e d States

a c k n o w l e d g e and agree that Settling Defendants' commitment to

p e r f o r m and pay for the r e m e d y described in the ROD as more

specifically set forth in the SOW p u r s u a n t to t h i s Consent

Decree r e p r e s e n t s a good          f a i t h s e t t l e m e n t and c o m p r o m i s e of a

d i s p u t e d claim.      I Tha-y—£ug tho r—ag r ce—that—fc-b-e—eea ts—t-e—b-e—iuiui red
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    y frhir I r t t H n j r r - n j n n t i in • — n r a ~ t i n n vr i 1 h t h i i -"•Mr              11-

r e p r e s e n t «i leujL Llitu LULL               L u m L i i i u d L l i d t e ul all c u b L B *ivd

hi abi 1 i t i co—tha-t—s-liuuld—tre—borne—^y—fc-h«—I>UL suiit»—legally

r B^spynB i hi a—f-e-f—oond i t ions—»-t—fe4he—rae i 1 i t y—k-nov<n—a-t—Ut«—tiraa »f

e n t r y of—(.his Consent—Decree t |                        This Consent Decree p r o v i d e s the

S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s w i t h c o n t r i b u t i o n p r o t e c t i o n as p r o v i d e d in

Section 113(f) of the S u p e r f u n d A m e n d m e n t s and R e a u t h o r i z a t i o n

Act of 1986.            Settling D e f e n d a n t s expressly              r e s e r v e the r i g h t

to sue any person in connection w i t h the Facility.


                                                  XXII.

                             INDEMNIFICATION; OTHER CLAIMS


          63.    Settling D e f e n d a n t s a g r e e to i n d e m n i f y , save

and hold harmless U.S.                  EPA, and/or         its r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s from any

and all claims or causes of a c t i o n a r i s ing,*rom acts or omissions
                                              -40-



of Settling Defendants and/or their r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s in c a r r y i n g
out the a c t i v i t i e s p u r s u a n t to this Consent Decree.               U.S. EPA
shall notify S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s of any such claims or actions

p r o m p t l y a f t e r r e c e i p t of n o t i c e t h a t such a c l a i m or action is

a n t i c i p a t e d or has been filed.         'J.S. EPA agrees not to act w i t h
respect to any such claim or action w i t h o u t f i r s t p r o v i d i n g

S e t t l i n g Defendants an o p p o r t u n i t y to participate.


      64.    U.S. EPA is not to be construed as a party to,

and does not assume any l i a b i l i t y for, any contract e n t e r e d into
by S e t t l i n g Defendants in c a r r y i n g out the a c t i v i t i e s p u r s u a n t
to t h i s Consent Decree.           The proper completion of the Work

u n d e r t h i s Consent Decree is solely the responsibility of

S e t t l i n g Defendants.


      65.    S e t t l i n g D e f e n d a n t s w a i v e t h e i r r i g h t s to assert any

claims a g a i n s t the U n i t e d States or the Hazardous                 Substances

S u p e r f u n d u n d e r CERCLA t h a t are r e l a t e d to any past costs or
costs i n c u r r e d in the Work p e r f o r m e d p u r s u a n t to this Consent
Decree, and nothing in this Consent Decree shall be construed

as U.S.     EPA's p r e a u t h o r i z a t i o n of a claim a g a i n s t the Hazardous

Substances Superfund.


                                           XXIII.
                                          NOTICES

    66. W h e n e v e r , u n d e r the terms of t h i s Consent           Decree,

notice is r e q u i r e d to be g i v e n , a report or other document is
                                                      •«
r e q u i r e d to be forwarded by one party to another, or service of
                                            -41-


 any papers or process is necessitated                by the d i s p u t e resolution
p r o v i s i o n s of Section XV hereof, such correspondence shall be

d i r e c t e d to the following      i n d i v i d u a l s at the addresses   specified

be low:

To the U n i t e d States or
U.S. EPA:

a.             Regional Counsel
     Attn:     Coshocton City Landfill Coordinator              (5CS)
               U.S. E n v i r o n m e n t a l Protection Agency
               230 S. D e a r b o r n Street
               Chicago, Illinois 60604


b.   D i r e c t o r , Waste M a n a g e m e n t
         Division
     A t t n : Coshoction City
                   Landfill
         Project M a n a g e r (SHE)
     U.S. E n v i r o n m e n t a l Protection
           Ag ency
     230 S. Dearborn Street
     Chicago, Illinois              60604

c.   Assistant A t t o r n e y G e n e r a l Land and N a t u r a l Resources
           Division
     U.S. D e p a r t m e n t of Justice
     10th & Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
     W a s h i n g t o n , D.C. 20530

As to Sett ling Defendants;               To those i n d i v i d u a l s listed in
                                          A p p e n d i x 4 to t h i s Consent Decree.


                                          XXIV.

                                CONSISTENCY WITH
                           NATIONAL CONTINGENCY PLAN

     67. The United        States agrees that the Work, if properly

p e r f o r m e d as set forth in Sections VI and VII hereof, is consistent

with the provisions of the National C o n t i n g e n c y Plan p u r s u a n t

to 42 U.S.C. §9605.
                                                -42-


                                              XXV.

                                     RESPONSE^AUTHORITY

       68. Nothing in this Consent Decree shall be deemed

to l i m i t the response a u t h o r i t y of the U n i t e d States under

42 U.S.C. §9604.


                                             XXVI.

                                   COMMUNITY RELATIONS

    69. S e t t l i n g Defendants shall cooperate w i t h U.S. EPA

in p r o v i d i n g i n f o r m a t i o n r e g a r d i n g the progress of remedial

d e s i g n and r e m e d i a l action at the Facility to the public.

As requested        by U.S.       EPA, S e t t l i n g Defendants shall participate

in the p r e p a r a t i o n of all a p p r o p r i a t e information disseminated

to the p u b l i c and in public meetings which may be held or

sponsored by U.S.           EPA     to e x p l a i n a c t i v i t i e s at or concerning

the Fac i1i ty .


                                            XXVII.

                            EFFECT_iyE AND TERMINATION DATES
    7 0 . This C o n s e n t D e c r e e s h a l l b e e f f e c t i v e u p o n t h e

d a t e of its entry by the Court.


    71. C e r t i f i c a t i o n of Completion        of Remedial Action

        a.   Application.           When the Settling Defendants complete

construction        of the cap in accordance w i t h P a r a g r a p h 12 and the

SOW,    they shall s u b m i t to the United States a Notification of

Completion of R e m e d i a l Action and a final report which summarizes
                                            - 43 -


the work done, any m o d i f i c a t i o n made to the SOW or Work Plan(s)

t h e r e u n d e r r e l a t i n g to the Work, and any supporting documentation.

        bt
               Certification.        Upon receipt of the Notice of Completion

of Remedial A c t i o n , U.S.       EPA s.hall r e v i e w the final report and

any other supporting d o c u m e n t a t i o n , and the remedial actions
taken.       U.S.   EPA shall issue a C e r t i f i c a t i o n of Completion of

R e m e d i a l Action upon a d e t e r m i n a t i o n that Settling Defendants

h a v e completed c o n s t r u c t i o n of the cap in accordance with
P a r a g r a p h 12 and the SOW that all a c t i v i t i e s required by the

ROD as more specifically set f o r t h in the SOW, except the

obligations set forth in P a r a g r a p h 72, have been completed
in accordance        w i t h the terms of this Consent Decree, and that

no f u r t h e r corrective action is r e q u i r e d .        U.S.    EPA shall not

unreasonably        delay issuance of the Certification of Completion.

    72<
             Te^min at ion . a.       Upon the issuance of U.S.             EPA's

C e r t i f i c a t i o n of Completion   p u r s u a n t to the preceding p a r a g r a p h ,

and a showing that the other terms of t h i s Consent Decree
(other than the pos t-t e-rmi na t i on o b l i g a t i o n s r e f e r r e d to below),

i n c l u d i n g p a y m e n t of all costs and stipulated penalties due

h e r e u n d e r , have been complied w i t h , this action shall be

t e r m i n a t e d and dismissed    (without p r e j u d i c e to reinst i tut ion as

provided in s u b p a r a g r a p h c below) upon motion of either party.


          b.    Following      t e r m i n a t i o n , Settling Defendants shall

continue to monitor g r o u n d w a t e r , s u r f a c e w a t e r , leachate and

air and to operate and m a i n t a i n a gas collection and venting
                                                - 44 -


system and/or a leachate and g r o u n d w a t e r collection/treatment/
disposal system, if any said systems are d e t e r m i n e d to be

necessary p u r s u a n t to Section IX and the SOW, and to m a i n t a i n

the cap and the fence around the Facility.


        c. Following t e r m i n a t i o n , all t e r m s of this Decree shall

c o n t i n u e to b i n d the p a r t i e s as a c o n t r a c t u a l o b l i g a t i o n , and

if necessary shall be enforceable by this Court upon re-
i n s t i t u t i o n of an action by the U n i t e d States based on

this Decree.
                                                  - 45

          ENTERED this                     day of                                   19




                                                  ULS. D i s t r i c t Judg


The p a r t i e s whose s i g n a t u r e s appear below hereby consent to the terms

of t h i s Consent Decree.              The consent of the United States is subject

to the public notice and comment r e q u i r e m e n t s ojL/2% C. F .R./50. 7V


By :
         Richard B. Stewart                                    Leonard K. Gelman, Attorney
         Assistant A t t o r n e y General                     Environmental Enforcement
         Land & N a t u r a l Resources                           Section
           Div is ion                                          United States Department of
         U.S. Department of J u s t i c e                          Justice
         W a s h i n g t o n , D. C. 20530                     P.O. Box 7611
                                                               Ben Franklin Station
                                                               Washington, D.C.  20350


Date :                                                Date:


                                                               D. Michael Cr ites
                                                               United States Attorney
                                                               S o u t h e r n D i s t r i c t of Ohio


                                                               Jarn^s E. R a t t a n
BY:                                                            Assistant U n i t e d States
          Valdas 'V. Adimkus                                      Attor ney
          Regional Admanis t r                                 Southern D i s t r i c t of Ohio
          U.S. EPA Rec/ion V                                   Federal Bu iIdi ng
          230 S. Dearborn Street                               85 Marconi Boulevard
          Chicago, Illinois    60604                           Columbus, Ohio 43215


Da te :


OF COUNSEL
Jane M. Lupton
A s s i s t a n t Regional Counsel
U n i t e d States E n v i r o n m e n t a l P r o t e c t i o n Agency*'
230 D. D e a r b o r n S t r e e t
Chicago, Illinois            60604
                 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
                  FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO
                           EASTERN D I V I S I O N

United States of America,      )
               Plaintiff       )
                               )         C I V I L ACTION NO.
                               )
          V.                   )

CITY OF COSHOCTON; et al . , )
                            )
_           Defendants_ )



                 SETTLING DEFENDANT'S SIGNATURE PAGk.


     The undersigned Settling Defendant hereby consents to the
foregoing Consent Decree in U.S. v. City of Coshocton, et. al .




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