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Air Plan Approval; New Hampshire; Rules for Open Burning and Incinerators; Withdrawal of Direct Final RuleRule2017-2411311/06/2017Environmental Protection AgencyDue to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the September 6, 2017 direct final rule approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of New Hampshire. … Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the September 6, 2017 direct final rule approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of New Hampshire. New Hampshire's SIP revision establishes emission standards and operating practices for incinerators and wood waste burners that are not regulated pursuant to federal incinerator standards. This action is being taken in accordance with the Clean Air Act.air-plan-approval-new-hampshire-rules-for-open-burning-and-incinerators-withdrawal-of-direct-finalFR-Doc-2017-24113
Air Plan Approval; Minnesota; State Board RequirementsRule2017-2346111/02/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a state implementation plan (SIP) submission from Minnesota addressing the state board requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA). EPA is also approving elements of Minnesota's submis … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a state implementation plan (SIP) submission from Minnesota addressing the state board requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA). EPA is also approving elements of Minnesota's submission addressing the infrastructure requirements relating to state boards for the 1997 ozone, 1997 fine particulate (PM2.5), 2006 PM2.5, 2008 lead (Pb), 2008 ozone, 2010 nitrogen dioxide (NO2), 2010 sulfur dioxide (SO2), and 2012 PM2.5 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). The proposed rulemaking associated with this final action was published on July 17, 2017, and EPA received no comments during the comment period, which ended on August 16, 2017.air-plan-approval-minnesota-state-board-requirementsFR-Doc-2017-23461
Air Plan Approval; Illinois; Volatile Organic Compounds DefinitionRule2017-2346811/02/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a state submission as a revision to the Illinois state implementation plan (SIP) for ozone. The revision, submitted on May 30, 2017, incorporates changes to the Illinois Admini … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a state submission as a revision to the Illinois state implementation plan (SIP) for ozone. The revision, submitted on May 30, 2017, incorporates changes to the Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) definition of volatile organic material, otherwise known as volatile organic compound (VOC). The revision removes recordkeeping and reporting requirements related to the use of t-butyl acetate (also known as tertiary butyl acetate) as a VOC, and is in response to an EPA rulemaking that occurred in 2016. Illinois also added information to provide clarity to the list of compounds excluded from the definition of VOC.air-plan-approval-illinois-volatile-organic-compounds-definitionFR-Doc-2017-23468
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania's Adoption of Control Techniques Guidelines for Automobile and Light-Duty Truck Assembly CoatingsRule2017-2294210/24/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve a revision to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's state implementation plan (SIP). The revision includes the addition to the SIP of amendments to the Pen … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve a revision to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's state implementation plan (SIP). The revision includes the addition to the SIP of amendments to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's (PADEP) regulations and addresses the requirement to adopt reasonably available control technology (RACT) for sources covered by EPA's control techniques guidelines (CTG) standards for automobile and light-duty assembly coatings. This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act (CAA).approval-and-promulgation-of-air-quality-implementation-plans-pennsylvania-pennsylvanias-adoption-ofFR-Doc-2017-22942
Air Plan Approval; Wisconsin; Regional Haze Progress ReportRule2017-2270510/20/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act as a revision to the Wisconsin State Implementation Plan (SIP). Wisconsin has satisfied the progress report requirements o … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act as a revision to the Wisconsin State Implementation Plan (SIP). Wisconsin has satisfied the progress report requirements of the Regional Haze Rule. Wisconsin has also met the requirements for a determination of the adequacy of its regional haze plan with its negative declaration submitted with the progress report.air-plan-approval-wisconsin-regional-haze-progress-reportFR-Doc-2017-22705
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Minnesota; Regional Haze Progress ReportRule2017-2250510/18/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act as a revision to the Minnesota State Implementation Plan (SIP). Minnesota has satisfied the progress report requirements o … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act as a revision to the Minnesota State Implementation Plan (SIP). Minnesota has satisfied the progress report requirements of the Regional Haze Rule. The progress report examines Minnesota's progress in implementing its regional haze plan during the first half of the first implementation period. Minnesota has met the requirements for submitting a periodic report describing its progress toward reasonable progress goals (RPGs) established for regional haze. Minnesota also provided a determination of the adequacy of its plan in addressing regional haze with its negative declaration submitted with the progress report. Because the state addresses the applicable requirements, EPA is approving the progress report and adequacy determination for the first implementation period for regional haze as a revision to the Minnesota SIP.approval-and-promulgation-of-air-quality-implementation-plans-minnesota-regional-haze-progressFR-Doc-2017-22505
Air Plan Approval; Illinois; Regional Haze Progress ReportRule2017-2250210/18/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act (CAA) as a revision to the Illinois State Implementation Plan (SIP). Illinois has satisfied the progress report requireme … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act (CAA) as a revision to the Illinois State Implementation Plan (SIP). Illinois has satisfied the progress report requirements of the Regional Haze Rule. Illinois has also met the requirements for a determination of the adequacy of its regional haze plan with its negative declaration submitted with the progress report.air-plan-approval-illinois-regional-haze-progress-reportFR-Doc-2017-22502
Air Plan Approval; Michigan; Regional Haze Progress ReportRule2017-2251010/18/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the Michigan regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act (CAA) as a revision to the Michigan State Implementation Plan (SIP). Michigan has satisfied the progress report … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the Michigan regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act (CAA) as a revision to the Michigan State Implementation Plan (SIP). Michigan has satisfied the progress report requirements of the Regional Haze Rule. Michigan has also met the requirements for a determination of the adequacy of its regional haze plan with its negative declaration submitted with the progress report.air-plan-approval-michigan-regional-haze-progress-reportFR-Doc-2017-22510
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Pennsylvania; Adoption of Control Techniques Guidelines for Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Miscellaneous Metal Parts Surface Coating, Miscellaneous Plastic Parts Surface Coating, and Pleasure Craft Surface CoatingsRule2017-2224110/16/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve a revision to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's state implementation plan (SIP). The revision includes amendments to the Pennsylvania Departme … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve a revision to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's state implementation plan (SIP). The revision includes amendments to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's (PADEP) regulations and addresses the requirement to adopt reasonably available control technology (RACT) for sources covered by EPA's control techniques guidelines (CTG) standards for the following categories: Miscellaneous metal parts surface coating, miscellaneous plastic parts surface coating, and pleasure craft surface coatings, as well as related cleaning activities. The SIP revision also amends regulations for graphic arts systems and mobile equipment repair and refinishing as well as making general administrative changes. This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act (CAA).approval-and-promulgation-of-air-quality-implementation-plans-pennsylvania-adoption-of-controlFR-Doc-2017-22241
Air Plan Approval: Georgia; New Source Review and Permitting UpdatesRule2017-2225110/16/2017Environmental Protection AgencyDue to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the August 15, 2017, direct final rule that approves changes to Georgia's state implementation plan (SIP) related to new source review ( … Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the August 15, 2017, direct final rule that approves changes to Georgia's state implementation plan (SIP) related to new source review (NSR) permitting for prevention of significant deterioration (PSD). EPA will address the comment in a separate final action based upon the proposed rulemaking action, also published on August 15, 2017. EPA will not institute a second comment period on this action.air-plan-approval-georgia-new-source-review-and-permitting-updatesFR-Doc-2017-22251
Air Plan Approval; Georgia: New Source Review UpdatesRule2017-2225010/16/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve changes to the Georgia State Implementation Plan (SIP) to revise new source review (NSR) permitting regulations. EPA is approving a SIP revision submitted by t … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve changes to the Georgia State Implementation Plan (SIP) to revise new source review (NSR) permitting regulations. EPA is approving a SIP revision submitted by the State of Georgia, through the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Environmental Protection Division (GA EPD), on December 15, 2011, July 25, 2014, and November 12, 2014. This action is being taken pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act).air-plan-approval-georgia-new-source-review-updatesFR-Doc-2017-22250
Air Plan Approval; Ohio; Regional Haze Five-Year Progress Report State Implementation PlanProposed Rule2017-2223010/16/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing approval of a revision to the Ohio State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the State of Ohio (Ohio) through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA). Ohio's SIP rev … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing approval of a revision to the Ohio State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the State of Ohio (Ohio) through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA). Ohio's SIP revision addresses the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and EPA's rules that require states to submit periodic reports describing progress towards reasonable progress goals (RPGs) established for regional haze, and a determination of the adequacy of the state's existing implementation plan addressing regional haze (regional haze SIP). EPA is proposing approval of the Ohio SIP revision on the basis that it addresses the progress report and adequacy determination requirements for the first implementation period for regional haze.air-plan-approval-ohio-regional-haze-five-year-progress-report-state-implementation-planFR-Doc-2017-22230
Air Plan Approval; Connecticut; Nonattainment New Source Review Permit Requirements for the 2008 8-Hour Ozone StandardRule2017-2212510/13/2017Environmental Protection AgencyDue to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the August 14, 2017, direct final rule approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Connecticut. The … Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the August 14, 2017, direct final rule approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Connecticut. The revision addresses the nonattainment new source review (NNSR) requirements for the 2008 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). This action is being taken in accordance with the Clean Air Act.air-plan-approval-connecticut-nonattainment-new-source-review-permit-requirements-for-the-2008FR-Doc-2017-22125
Air Plan Approval; AL; VOC Definitions and Particulate EmissionsRule2017-2209910/13/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve changes to the Alabama State Implementation Plan (SIP) to revise the definition of ``volatile organic compounds'' (VOCs), correct a typographical error, an … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve changes to the Alabama State Implementation Plan (SIP) to revise the definition of ``volatile organic compounds'' (VOCs), correct a typographical error, and remove control of particulate emissions and opacity limits for Talladega County. EPA is approving the SIP revisions submitted by the State of Alabama, through the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), on May 19, 2017. This action is being taken pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act).air-plan-approval-al-voc-definitions-and-particulate-emissionsFR-Doc-2017-22099
Air Plan Approval: South Carolina; Standards for Volatile Organic Compounds and Oxides of NitrogenRule2017-2212210/13/2017Environmental Protection AgencyDue to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing a portion of the August 16, 2017, direct final rule that approves changes to South Carolina's state implementation plan (SIP) related t … Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing a portion of the August 16, 2017, direct final rule that approves changes to South Carolina's state implementation plan (SIP) related to the regulation of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and oxides of nitrogen (NOX). EPA will address the comment in a separate final action based upon the proposed rulemaking action, also published on August 16, 2017. EPA will not institute a second comment period on this action.air-plan-approval-south-carolina-standards-for-volatile-organic-compounds-and-oxides-of-nitrogenFR-Doc-2017-22122
Air Plan Approval: South Carolina; Miscellaneous Revisions to Multiple RulesRule2017-2212010/13/2017Environmental Protection AgencyDue to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing portions of the August 21, 2017, direct final rule that approves changes to South Carolina's state implementation plan (SIP) related to … Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing portions of the August 21, 2017, direct final rule that approves changes to South Carolina's state implementation plan (SIP) related to definitions and open burning. EPA will address the comment in a separate final action based upon the proposed rulemaking action, also published on August 21, 2017. EPA will not institute a second comment period on this action.air-plan-approval-south-carolina-miscellaneous-revisions-to-multiple-rulesFR-Doc-2017-22120
Air Plan Approval; Florida; Stationary Sources Emissions MonitoringRule2017-2211410/13/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve a portion of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Florida, through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (F … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve a portion of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Florida, through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) on February 1, 2017, for the purpose of revising Florida's requirements and procedures for emissions monitoring at stationary sources. Florida's February 1, 2017, SIP submittal includes amendments to three Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.) rule sections, as well as the removal of one F.A.C. rule section from the Florida SIP in order to eliminate redundant language and make updates to the requirements for emissions monitoring at stationary sources. Additionally, this action includes a correction to remove an additional F.A.C. rule that was previously approved for removal from the SIP in a separate action but was never removed. EPA is taking action on Florida's February 1, 2017, SIP submittal as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse comments. This action is being taken pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act).air-plan-approval-florida-stationary-sources-emissions-monitoringFR-Doc-2017-22114
Air Plan Approval; KY; Miscellaneous Source Specific Revisions for Jefferson CountyRule2017-2194310/12/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve revisions to the Kentucky State Implementation Plan (SIP), submitted by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, through the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (KDAQ), … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve revisions to the Kentucky State Implementation Plan (SIP), submitted by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, through the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (KDAQ), on March 21, 2011, October 29, 2013, October 28, 2016, and March 24, 2017. The revisions were submitted by KDAQ on behalf of the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District, which has jurisdiction over Jefferson County, Kentucky. The revisions include changes to Jefferson County Regulations regarding Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for two major sources of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and the removal of a volatile organic compounds (VOC) bubble rule.air-plan-approval-ky-miscellaneous-source-specific-revisions-for-jefferson-countyFR-Doc-2017-21943
Air Plan Approval; Kentucky; Regional Haze Progress ReportRule2017-2193510/12/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing approval of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Commonwealth of Kentucky through the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Division of Air Quality (KDA … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing approval of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Commonwealth of Kentucky through the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Division of Air Quality (KDAQ) on September 17, 2014. Kentucky's September 17, 2014, SIP revision (Progress Report) addresses requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act) and EPA's rules that require each state to submit periodic reports describing progress towards reasonable progress goals (RPGs) established for regional haze and a determination of the adequacy of the state's existing SIP addressing regional haze (regional haze plan). EPA is finalizing approval of Kentucky's determination that the Commonwealth's regional haze plan is adequate to meet these RPGs for the first implementation period covering through 2018 and requires no substantive revision at this time.air-plan-approval-kentucky-regional-haze-progress-reportFR-Doc-2017-21935
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Colorado; Revisions to Regulation Number 3Rule2017-2195210/12/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve a portion of the State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the State of Colorado on February 25, 2015. The revisions are to Colorado Air Quality … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve a portion of the State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the State of Colorado on February 25, 2015. The revisions are to Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (Commission) Regulation Number 3, Parts A, B and D. The amendments the EPA is taking final action on include: Revisions to provisions for permitting emissions for particulate matter less than 2.5 micrograms (PM2.5) in Part D, modifications to the provisions for filing revised Air Pollution Emission Notices (APEN) in Part A and updates to public notice publication requirements in Part B. This action is being taken under section 110 of the Clean Air Act (CAA).approval-and-promulgation-of-air-quality-implementation-plans-colorado-revisions-to-regulationFR-Doc-2017-21952
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