Clean Air Act Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Construction Permit Program; Interpretation of Regulations That Determine Pollutants Covered by the Federal PSD Permit Program
On December 18, 2008, the Administrator issued an interpretive memorandum entitled ``EPA's Interpretation of Regulations That Determine Pollutants Covered by Federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permit Program.'' This memorandum clarifies the scope of the EPA regulation that determines the pollutants subject to the Federal PSD program under the Clean Air Act (Act). Under Title I, Part C of the Act, the PSD program preconstruction permit requirement applies to any new major stationary source or modified existing major stationary source of regulated air pollutants located in an area that is either attaining the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) or unclassifiable. Under the Federal PSD permitting regulations, only new or modified major sources that emit one or more ``regulated NSR pollutants,'' as that term is defined in the regulations, are subject to the requirements of the PSD program, including the requirement to install the best available control technology (BACT) for those regulated NSR pollutants that the facility has the potential to emit in significant amounts. This memorandum contains EPA's definitive interpretation of ``regulated NSR pollutant'' and is intended to resolve any ambiguity in the definition, which includes ``any pollutant that otherwise is subject to regulation under the Act.'' As of the date of the memorandum, EPA interprets this definition of ``regulated NSR pollutant'' to exclude pollutants for which EPA regulations only require monitoring or reporting but include all pollutants subject to a provision in the Act or regulation adopted by EPA under the Act that requires actual control of emissions of that pollutant.
Applications of Baltia Airlines, Inc. for Certificate Authority
The Department of Transportation is directing all interested persons to show cause why it should not issue an order finding Baltia Airlines, Inc., fit, willing, and able, and awarding it a certificate of public convenience and necessity to engage in foreign scheduled air transportation of persons, property and mail.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Once approved by NARA, records schedules provide mandatory instructions on what happens to records when no longer needed for current Government business. They authorize the preservation of records of continuing value in the National Archives of the United States and the destruction, after a specified period, of records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. Notice is published for records schedules in which agencies propose to destroy records not previously authorized for disposal or reduce the retention period of records already authorized for disposal. NARA invites public comments on such records schedules, as required by 44 U.S.C. 3303a(a).
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Coverage Enhancement Option Provisions; Corrections
This document contains corrections to the final regulation that was published Monday, July 28, 2008 (73 FR 43607-43611). The regulation pertains to the Coverage Enhancement Option.
In the Matter of: Certain Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Determination To Extend the Deadline for Receiving Written Submissions on Remedy, the Public Interest and Bonding; Extension of Target Date
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to extend the deadline for receiving written submissions on remedy, the public interest, and bonding until two weeks from the date of issuance of the public version of the presiding administrative law judge's (ALJ) recommended determination on remedy and bonding (``RD'') and to extend the target date for completion of the above-captioned investigation by thirty (30) days to Friday, March 6, 2009.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Salmon Bycatch Workgroup will meet in Anchorage, AK.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Curtis Creek in Baltimore, MD, Maintenance
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Pennington Avenue Bridge, at mile 0.9, across Curtis Creek in Baltimore, MD. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge may remain in the closed position on specific dates and times to facilitate electrical repairs.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
The U.S. Marine Corps is proposing to amend a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Notice of Intent: To Request an Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
NRCS published in the Federal Register notice of October 22, 2008 (73 FR 62949), a document stating ``Notice to Reinstate a Previously Approved Information Collection.'' This notice corrects the previously published document. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the intention of NRCS to request an extension for, and a revision to, the currently approved information collection, Volunteer ProgramEarth Team. The collected information will help NRCS match the skills of individuals who apply for volunteer work that will further the Agency's mission. Information will be collected from potential volunteers who are at least 14 years of age.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raritan River, Arthur Kill, and Their Tributaries, New Jersey
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a new temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Arthur Kill (AK) Railroad Bridge across Arthur Kill at mile 11.6 between Staten Island, New York and Elizabeth, New Jersey. This deviation is necessary to test a new operating rule for the bridge that will help determine the most equitable and safe solution to facilitate the present and anticipated needs of navigation and rail traffic. This deviation requires the AK Railroad Bridge to remain in the open position but allows the bridge owner/operator to schedule short bridge closure periods after first broadcasting advance notice to the marine community. This change from the previous deviation will consider the needs of navigation and allow marine interests to adjust their schedules around the bridge closure periods.
Open Meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Ten-Year Framework for Energy and Environment
The Department of Treasury's Advisory Committee on the Ten- Year Framework for Energy and Environment will convene its first meeting on Thursday, January 15, 2009, in the Large Conference Room of the main Department Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public.
Qualification and Certification of Locomotive Engineers; Miscellaneous Revisions
FRA proposes revisions to its regulation governing the qualification and certification of locomotive engineers by prohibiting a railroad from reclassifying a person's locomotive engineer certificate to that of a more restrictive class during the period in which the certificate is otherwise valid while permitting the railroad to place restrictions on the locomotive engineer if appropriate. FRA also proposes to clarify that revocation of an engineer's certificate may only occur for the reasons specified in the regulation. Additionally, FRA proposes provisions that would require each railroad to identify the actions it will take in the event that a person fails a skills performance test or the railroad finds deficiencies with an engineer's performance during an operational monitoring observation or unannounced compliance test. These proposals will address unanticipated consequences arising from reclassifications and clarify the grounds upon which a railroad may revoke a locomotive engineer's certification.
Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The nature of the information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on September 23, 2008. No comments were received.
Standards for Mortgagor's Investment in Mortgaged Property: Compliance With Court Order Vacating Final Rule
This final rule complies with a court order to vacate HUD's rule entitled ``Standards for Mortgagor's Investment in Mortgaged Property'' published on October 1, 2007.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
The U.S. Marine Corps is proposing to amend two systems of records notices in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.