United States of America v. Mid-America Pipeline et al
JUDGMENT - The parties' Joint Stipulation Terminating the Consent Decree (filing 10 ) is granted. The consent decree is terminated. Ordered by Judge John M. Gerrard. (GJG)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
OPERATING, LLC; and MIDAMERICA PIPELINE COMPANY,
This matter is before the Court on the parties' Joint Stipulation
Terminating the Consent Decree. Filing 10. That motion will be granted.
On August 15, 2012, the Court granted the parties' motion to enter a
consent decree. Filing 8. Pursuant to the consent decree, the defendants were
required, among other matters, to pay a civil penalty and satisfactorily
comply with certain environmental-related requirements. The consent decree
72. After Settling Defendants have satisfactorily complied with
the requirements of this Decree for a period of 4 years, and have
paid the civil penalty and any accrued stipulated penalties as
required by this Consent Decree, Settling Defendants may serve
upon the United States a Request for Termination, stating that
Settling Defendants have satisfied those requirements, together
with all necessary supporting documentation.
73. Following receipt by the United States of Settling Defendants'
Request for Termination, the Parties shall confer informally
concerning the Request and any disagreement that the Parties
may have as to whether Settling Defendants have satisfactorily
complied with the requirements for termination of this Consent
Decree. If the United States agrees that the Decree may be
terminated, the Parties shall submit, for the Court's approval, a
joint stipulation terminating the Decree.
Filing 9 at 26-27.
The parties have informed the Court that the defendants have complied
with the requirements set forth in the consent decree, and all parties agree
that the decree should be terminated. Accordingly,
IT IS ORDERED:
The parties' Joint Stipulation Terminating the Consent
Decree (filing 10) is granted.
The consent decree is terminated.
Dated this 21st day of April, 2017.
BY THE COURT:
John M. Gerrard
United States District Judge
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