Federal Register Proposed Rules, Rules and Notices for July 12,2013

July 12,2013

NOTICES

Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability [FR DOC# 2013-
16761]

Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Performance
Evaluation Studies on Wastewater Laboratories (Renewal); EPA ICR No.
0234.11, OMB Control No. 2080-0021 [FR DOC# 2013-16767] SUMMARY: The
Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information
collection request (ICR), “Performance Evaluation Studies on Wastewater
Laboratories” (EPA ICR No. 0234.11, OMB Control No. 2080-0021) to the
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance
with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so,
EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed
information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of
the ICR, which is currently approved through January 31, 2014. An Agency
may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a
collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control
number.

Notice of Meeting of the EPA’s Children’s Health Protection Advisory
Committee [FR DOC# 2013-16765] SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the
Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, notice is hereby given
that the next meeting of the Children’s Health Protection Advisory
Committee (CHPAC) will be held August 1 and 2, 2013 at National Archives
Museum (700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20408). The CHPAC was
created to advise the Environmental Protection Agency on science,
regulations, and other issues relating to children’s environmental health.

 
PROPOSED RULES

Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric Power
Generating Point Source Category [FR DOC# 2013-16774] SUMMARY: The EPA is
extending the period for providing comments on the proposed rule entitled,
“Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric
Power Generating Point Source Category,” published in the Federal Register
on June 7, 2013, by 45 days.

Determination of Attainment for the West Central Pinal Nonattainment Area
for the 2006 Fine Particle Standard; Arizona; Determination Regarding
Applicability of Clean Air Act Requirements [FR DOC# 2013-16760] SUMMARY:
EPA is proposing to determine that the West Central Pinal area in Arizona
has attained the 2006 24-hour fine particle (PM<INF>2.5</INF>) National
Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). This proposed determination is based
upon complete, quality-assured, and certified ambient air monitoring data
showing that the area has monitored attainment of the 2006 24-hour
PM<INF>2.5</INF> NAAQS based on the 2010-2012 monitoring period. EPA is
further proposing that, if EPA finalizes this determination of attainment,
the requirements for the area to submit an attainment demonstration,
together with reasonably available control measures (RACM), a reasonable
further progress (RFP) plan, and contingency measures for failure to meet
RFP and attainment deadlines shall be suspended for so long as the area
continues to attain the 2006 24-hour PM<INF>2.5</INF> NAAQS.

 
RULES

Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; New York State Ozone
Implementation Plan Revision [FR DOC# 2013-16493] SUMMARY: The
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a revision to the New
York State Implementation Plan (SIP) for ozone concerning the control of
oxides of nitrogen. The SIP revision consists of amendments to Title 6 of
the New York Codes, Rules and Regulations Part 200, “General Provisions,”
Part 212, “General Process Emission Sources,” Part 220, “Portland Cement
Plants and Glass Plants,” and Subpart 227-2, “Reasonably Available
Control Technology (RACT) For Major Facilities of Oxides of Nitrogen
(NO<INF>X</INF>).” The intended effect of this action is to approve
control strategies, required by the Clean Air Act, which will result in
emission reductions that will help attain and maintain the national ambient
air quality standards for ozone.

Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans for North Carolina:
Partial Withdrawal [FR DOC# 2013-16654] SUMMARY: Due to comments received,
EPA is publishing a partial withdrawal of the direct final approval of
revisions to the North Carolina State Implementation Plan (SIP). EPA stated
in the direct final rule that if EPA received adverse comments by June 17,
2013, the rule would be withdrawn and not take effect.

Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans for Georgia: Partial
Withdrawal [FR DOC# 2013-16655] SUMMARY: Due to comments received, EPA is
publishing a partial withdrawal of the direct final approval of revisions
to the Georgia State Implementation Plan (SIP). EPA stated in the direct
final rule that if EPA received adverse comments by June 17, 2013, the rule
would be withdrawn and not take effect.

 

 

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