Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of North Dakota, 39774 [05-13556]

Download as PDF 39774 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 131 / Monday, July 11, 2005 / Notices List of Subjects Environmental protection, Chemicals, Premanufacturer notices. June 29, 2005. Vicki A. Simons, Acting Director, Information Management Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. 05–13560 Filed 7–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–7935–9] Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of North Dakota Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the provisions of section 1413 of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300g–2, and 40 CFR 142.13, public notice is hereby given that the State of North Dakota has revised its Public Water System Supervision (PWSS) Primacy Program by adopting federal regulations for the Arsenic Rule and Long Term 1 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule, which correspond to 40 CFR Parts 141 and 142. The EPA has completed its review of these revisions in accordance with SDWA, and proposes to approve North Dakota’s primacy revisions for the above stated Rules. Today’s approval action does not extend to public water systems in Indian country, as defined in 18 U.S.C. 1151. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, Item B. DATES: Any member of the public is invited to request a public hearing on this determination by August 10, 2005. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, Item C, for details. Should no timely and appropriate request for a hearing be received, and the Regional Administrator (RA) does not elect to hold a hearing on his own motion, this determination shall become effective August 10, 2005. If a hearing is granted, then this determination shall not become effective until such time following the hearing, as the RA issues an order affirming or rescinding this action. Requests for a public hearing shall be addressed to: Robert E. Roberts, Regional Administrator, c/o Anthony DeLoach (8P–W–MS), U.S. ADDRESSES: VerDate jul<14>2003 16:03 Jul 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 EPA, Region 8, 999 18th St., Suite 300, Denver, CO 80202–2466. All documents relating to this determination are available for inspection at the following locations: (1) U.S. EPA, Region 8, Municipal Systems Unit, 999 18th St. (4th Floor), Denver, CO 80202–2466; (2) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Drinking Water Program, 1200 Missouri Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58502– 5520. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony DeLoach at 303–312–6070. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA approved North Dakota’s application for assuming primary enforcement authority for the PWSS program, pursuant to section 1413 of SDWA, 42 U.S.C. 300g–2, and 40 CFR Part 142. DENR administers North Dakota’s PWSS program. requesting the hearing and the State. The hearing notice will include a statement of purpose, information regarding time and location, and the address and telephone number where interested persons may obtain further information. The RA will issue a final determination upon review of the hearing record. Frivolous or insubstantial requests for a hearing may be denied by the RA. However, if a substantial request is made within thirty (30) days after this notice, a public hearing will be held. Please bring this notice to the attention of any persons known by you to have an interest in this determination. A. Why Are Revisions to State Programs Necessary? States with primary PWSS enforcement authority must comply with the requirements of 40 CFR part 142 for maintaining primacy. They must adopt regulations that are at least as stringent as the NPDWRs at 40 CFR parts 141 and 142, as well as adopt all new and revised NPDWRs in order to retain primacy (40 CFR 142.12(a)). BILLING CODE 6560–50–P B. How Does Today’s Action Affect Indian Country in North Dakota? North Dakota is not authorized to carry out its PWSS program in ‘‘Indian country’’. This includes lands within the exterior boundaries of the Fort Berthold, Fort Totten, Standing Rock and Turtle Mountain Indian Reservations; any land held in trust by the United States for an Indian tribe, and any other areas which are ‘‘Indian country’’ within the meaning of 18 U.S.C. 1151. C. Requesting a Hearing. Any request for a public hearing shall include: (1) The name, address, and telephone number of the individual, organization, or other entity requesting a hearing; (2) a brief statement of the requester’s interest in the RA’s determination and of information that he/she intends to submit at such hearing; and (3) the signature of the requester or responsible official, if made on behalf of an organization or other entity. Notice of any hearing shall be given not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the time scheduled for the hearing, and will be made by the RA in the Federal Register and newspapers of general circulation in the State. A notice will also be sent to both the person(s) PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 1, 2005. Carol Rushin, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 8. [FR Doc. 05–13556 Filed 7–8–05; 8:45 am] EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Monday, July 18, 2005, 9 a.m. eastern time. PLACE: Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Conference Room on the Ninth Floor of the EEOC Office Building, 1801 ‘‘L’’ Street, NW., Washington, DC 20507. STATUS: The meeting will be open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Open Session: 1. Announcement of Notation Votes. 2. FEPA Designations for Springfield, Illinois Department of Community Relations & Reading, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. 3. Certification of Eight FEP Agencies. 4. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-7935-9]


Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of 
North Dakota

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the provisions of section 1413 of the Safe 
Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300g-2, and 40 CFR 142.13, public 
notice is hereby given that the State of North Dakota has revised its 
Public Water System Supervision (PWSS) Primacy Program by adopting 
federal regulations for the Arsenic Rule and Long Term 1 Enhanced 
Surface Water Treatment Rule, which correspond to 40 CFR Parts 141 and 
142. The EPA has completed its review of these revisions in accordance 
with SDWA, and proposes to approve North Dakota's primacy revisions for 
the above stated Rules.
    Today's approval action does not extend to public water systems in 
Indian country, as defined in 18 U.S.C. 1151. Please see Supplementary 
Information, Item B.

DATES: Any member of the public is invited to request a public hearing 
on this determination by August 10, 2005. Please see Supplementary 
Information, Item C, for details. Should no timely and appropriate 
request for a hearing be received, and the Regional Administrator (RA) 
does not elect to hold a hearing on his own motion, this determination 
shall become effective August 10, 2005. If a hearing is granted, then 
this determination shall not become effective until such time following 
the hearing, as the RA issues an order affirming or rescinding this 
action.

ADDRESSES: Requests for a public hearing shall be addressed to: Robert 
E. Roberts, Regional Administrator, c/o Anthony DeLoach (8P-W-MS), U.S. 
EPA, Region 8, 999 18th St., Suite 300, Denver, CO 80202-2466.
    All documents relating to this determination are available for 
inspection at the following locations: (1) U.S. EPA, Region 8, 
Municipal Systems Unit, 999 18th St. (4th Floor), Denver, CO 80202-
2466; (2) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), 
Drinking Water Program, 1200 Missouri Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58502-5520.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony DeLoach at 303-312-6070.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA approved North Dakota's application for 
assuming primary enforcement authority for the PWSS program, pursuant 
to section 1413 of SDWA, 42 U.S.C. 300g-2, and 40 CFR Part 142. DENR 
administers North Dakota's PWSS program.

A. Why Are Revisions to State Programs Necessary?

    States with primary PWSS enforcement authority must comply with the 
requirements of 40 CFR part 142 for maintaining primacy. They must 
adopt regulations that are at least as stringent as the NPDWRs at 40 
CFR parts 141 and 142, as well as adopt all new and revised NPDWRs in 
order to retain primacy (40 CFR 142.12(a)).

B. How Does Today's Action Affect Indian Country in North Dakota?

    North Dakota is not authorized to carry out its PWSS program in 
``Indian country''. This includes lands within the exterior boundaries 
of the Fort Berthold, Fort Totten, Standing Rock and Turtle Mountain 
Indian Reservations; any land held in trust by the United States for an 
Indian tribe, and any other areas which are ``Indian country'' within 
the meaning of 18 U.S.C. 1151.

C. Requesting a Hearing.

    Any request for a public hearing shall include: (1) The name, 
address, and telephone number of the individual, organization, or other 
entity requesting a hearing; (2) a brief statement of the requester's 
interest in the RA's determination and of information that he/she 
intends to submit at such hearing; and (3) the signature of the 
requester or responsible official, if made on behalf of an organization 
or other entity.
    Notice of any hearing shall be given not less than fifteen (15) 
days prior to the time scheduled for the hearing, and will be made by 
the RA in the Federal Register and newspapers of general circulation in 
the State. A notice will also be sent to both the person(s) requesting 
the hearing and the State. The hearing notice will include a statement 
of purpose, information regarding time and location, and the address 
and telephone number where interested persons may obtain further 
information. The RA will issue a final determination upon review of the 
hearing record.
    Frivolous or insubstantial requests for a hearing may be denied by 
the RA. However, if a substantial request is made within thirty (30) 
days after this notice, a public hearing will be held.
    Please bring this notice to the attention of any persons known by 
you to have an interest in this determination.

    Dated: July 1, 2005.
Carol Rushin,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 8.
[FR Doc. 05-13556 Filed 7-8-05; 8:45 am]
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