USA v. El Dorado County, et al - Document 420

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STIPULATION and ORDER signed by Judge Morrison C. England, Jr on 7/19/11 ORDERING that the parties are ordered to submit the Status Report previously due 7/18/11 no later than 7/29/11. (Becknal, R)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 THOMAS M. BRUEN (SBN: 63324) ERIK A. REINERTSON (SBN: 218031) LAW OFFICES OF THOMAS M. BRUEN A Professional Corporation 1990 N. California Boulevard, Suite 940 Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Telephone: (925) 295-3137 Facsimile: (925) 295-3132 Email: tbruen@sbcglobal.net ereinertson@sbcglobal.net 7 8 Attorneys for Defendant and Third Party Plaintiff EL DORADO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA 9 (Additional counsel on following page.) 10 11 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 12 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 13 14 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, 15 16 17 18 v. EL DORADO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA; and CITY OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CALIFORNIA, 19 20 Case No.: 2:01-cv-01520 MCE GGH DEFENDANT COUNTY OF EL DORADO AND PLAINTIFF UNITED STATES OF AMERICA’S STIPULATION REGARDING STATUS REPORT SUBMISSION DEADLINE; PROPOSED ORDER Defendants. AND RELATED ACTIONS 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ________________________________________________________________________________ STIPULATION 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 LOUIS B. GREEN, County Counsel (SBN: 057157) MICHAEL J. CICCOZZI, Deputy County Counsel. (SBN: 134859) COUNTY OF EL DORADO 330 Fair Lane Placerville, CA 95667 Telephone: (530) 621-5770 Email: Michael.Ciccozzi@edcgov.us RICHARD A. DONGELL (SBN: 128083) THOMAS F. VANDENBURG (SBN: 163446) DONGELL LAWRENCE FINNEY LLP 707 Wilshire Boulevard, 45th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90017-3609 Telephone: (213) 943-6100 Facsimile: (213) 943-6101 Email: rdongell@dlflawyers.com 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ________________________________________________________________________________ STIPULATION This Stipulation is entered into by and between Plaintiff United States of America (“United 1 2 States”) and Defendant El Dorado County, California (“County”) by their respective undersigned 3 counsel of record. By this Stipulation, the United States and County jointly request that the Court 4 enter the following proposed order. WHEREAS, on July 8, 2011, the Court issued an Memorandum and Order (“Order,” ECF. 5 6 No. 416) granting the County’s Motion for Construction, Enforcement, and Modification of the 7 PCD; WHEREAS, the Order stated that an evidentiary hearing shall be conducted to determine the 8 9 10 United States’ liability for additional costs paid by the County to construct the Final 100% Remedial Design, and for any costs incurred by the County in completing said Design in the future; 11 WHEREAS, the Order directed parties to meet and confer with respect to the discovery 12 needed in advance of such a hearing, the anticipated length of the hearing, whether the hearing 13 should be assigned to a special magistrate, and the suggested dates for the hearing; WHEREAS, the Order directed the parties to submit such information to the Court in a 14 15 Status Report to be submitted no later than 10 days following the filing of the Order, or July 18, 16 2011; 17 18 19 WHEREAS, counsel for the United States and the County have entered discussions regarding the matters to be addressed in the Status Report; WHEREAS, the governing body of the County, the Board of Supervisors (“Board”), is next 20 scheduled to meet on July 19, 2011, when they will conduct a closed session meeting addressing 21 this litigation; 22 WHEREAS, the Board will then be able to provide County counsel and staff with direction 23 regarding the matters to be addressed in the Status Report and the County’s ongoing discussion with 24 the Untied States; 25 26 27 28 WHEREAS, pending the July 19, 2011 meeting of the Board, the County is continuing to construct the OU-1 Remedy at the Meyers Landfill; NOW, THEREFORE, the United States and El Dorado County stipulate to and hereby request that the Court enter a proposed order: 1 ________________________________________________________________________________ STIPULATION 1 1. 29, 2011. 2 3 Extending the submission deadline of the Status Report from July 18, 2011 to July IT IS SO STIPULATED. 4 5 DATED: July 15, 2011 6 /s/ Thomas M. Bruen THOMAS M. BRUEN Attorneys for Defendant EL DORADO COUNTY 7 8 9 10 LAW OFFICES OF THOMAS M. BRUEN, A Professional Corporation DATED: July 15, 2011 11 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IGNACIA S. MORENO Assistant Attorney General Environment & Natural Resources Division U.S. Department of Justice 12 13 14 /s/ Andrew J. Doyle ANDREW J. DOYLE Trial Attorney Environmental Enforcement Section Environment & Natural Resources Division U.S. Department of Justice 15 16 17 18 KARL J. FINGERHOOD Trial Attorney Environmental Defense Section Environment & Natural Resources Division U.S. Department of Justice 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 ________________________________________________________________________________ STIPULATION 1 2 ORDER IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 3 1. The parties are ordered to submit the Status Report previously due July 18, 2011 no later 4 than July 29, 2011. 5 6 Date: 7/19/2011 7 8 __________________________________ MORRISON C. ENGLAND, JR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 9 10 11 DEAC_Signatu re-END: 12 13 14 c4d6b0d3 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 ________________________________________________________________________________ [Proposed] ORDER