Acid Rain Program: Notice of Annual Adjustment Factors for Excess Emission Penalty, 56447 [05-19258]

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Minutes will also be available at the Department of Energy’s Environmental Information Center and Reading Room at 115 Memorial Drive, Barkley Centre, Paducah, Kentucky between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., on Monday VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:52 Sep 26, 2005 Jkt 205001 thru Friday or by writing to David Dollins, Department of Energy, Paducah Site Office, Post Office Box 1410, MS– 103, Paducah, Kentucky 42001 or by calling him at (270) 441–6819. Issued at Washington, DC on September 20, 2005. Rachel M. Samuel, Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 05–19279 Filed 9–26–05; 8:45 am] 56447 Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460 at (202) 343–9077. Dated: September 20, 2005. Sam Napolitano, Director, Clean Air Markets Division, Office of Atmospheric Programs, Office of Air and Radiation. [FR Doc. 05–19258 Filed 9–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–7974–6; E-Docket No. ORD–2005– 0026] [FRL–7974–8] Draft All-Ages Lead Model Acid Rain Program: Notice of Annual Adjustment Factors for Excess Emission Penalty AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of external review draft for public review and comment. SUMMARY: Under the Acid Rain Program, affected units must hold enough allowances to cover their sulfur dioxide emissions and meet an emission limit for nitrogen oxides. Under 40 CFR 77.6, units that do not meet these requirements must pay a penalty without demand to the Administrator based on the number of excess tons emitted times $2000 as adjusted by an annual adjustment factor that must be published in the Federal Register. The annual adjustment factor for adjusting the penalty for excess emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides under 40 CFR part 77 for compliance year 2005 is 1.5209. This value is derived using the Consumer Price Index (‘‘CPI’’) for 1990 and 2005 (as defined at 40 CFR part 72, the 2005 CPI is based on the August 2004 CPI for all urban consumers), and corresponds to a penalty of $3042 per excess ton of sulfur dioxide or nitrogen oxides emitted. The annual adjustment factor for adjusting the penalty for excess emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides under 40 CFR part 77 for compliance year 2006 is 1.5762. This value is derived using the Consumer Price Index (‘‘CPI’’) for 1990 and 2006 (as defined at 40 CFR part 72, the 2006 CPI is based on the August 2005 CPI for all urban consumers), and corresponds to a penalty of $3152 per excess ton of sulfur dioxide or nitrogen oxides emitted. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Miller, Clean Air Markets Division (6204J), U.S. Environmental SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Research and Development’s National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) is announcing the availability of an external review draft of the newly developed All-Ages Lead Model (AALM) Version 1.05, for public review and comment. EPA is releasing this draft model solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under applicable information quality guidelines. This model has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency policy or determination. DATES: The period for submission of comments on the external review draft of the AALM begins September 27, 2005, and ends October 27, 2005. ADDRESSES: The external review draft of the AALM will be available on or about September 27, 2005. Internet users will be able to access this model and the accompanying user’s guide on the NCEA home page under Recent Additions; the URL is http:// www.epa.gov/ncea/. The EPA numbers are: EPA/600/C–05/013 for the model and EPA/600/R–05/102 for the user’s guide. A limited number of CD–ROM copies will be available. For information on copies of the draft documents, contact Ms. Diane Ray by phone (919– 541–3637), facsimile (919–541–1818), or e-mail (ray.diane@epa.gov) to request a CD–ROM copy. Please provide the draft’s title, All-Ages Lead Model (AALM) Version 1.05, the EPA numbers, EPA/600/C–05/013 and EPA/600/R–05/ 102, and your name and address to facilitate processing of your request. Public comments on the external review Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of annual adjustment factors for excess emissions penalty. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 186 (Tuesday, September 27, 2005)]
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[FR Doc No: 05-19258]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-7974-8]


Acid Rain Program: Notice of Annual Adjustment Factors for Excess 
Emission Penalty

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of annual adjustment factors for excess emissions 
penalty.

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SUMMARY: Under the Acid Rain Program, affected units must hold enough 
allowances to cover their sulfur dioxide emissions and meet an emission 
limit for nitrogen oxides. Under 40 CFR 77.6, units that do not meet 
these requirements must pay a penalty without demand to the 
Administrator based on the number of excess tons emitted times $2000 as 
adjusted by an annual adjustment factor that must be published in the 
Federal Register.
    The annual adjustment factor for adjusting the penalty for excess 
emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides under 40 CFR part 77 
for compliance year 2005 is 1.5209. This value is derived using the 
Consumer Price Index (``CPI'') for 1990 and 2005 (as defined at 40 CFR 
part 72, the 2005 CPI is based on the August 2004 CPI for all urban 
consumers), and corresponds to a penalty of $3042 per excess ton of 
sulfur dioxide or nitrogen oxides emitted.
    The annual adjustment factor for adjusting the penalty for excess 
emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides under 40 CFR part 77 
for compliance year 2006 is 1.5762. This value is derived using the 
Consumer Price Index (``CPI'') for 1990 and 2006 (as defined at 40 CFR 
part 72, the 2006 CPI is based on the August 2005 CPI for all urban 
consumers), and corresponds to a penalty of $3152 per excess ton of 
sulfur dioxide or nitrogen oxides emitted.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Miller, Clean Air Markets 
Division (6204J), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460 at (202) 343-9077.

    Dated: September 20, 2005.
Sam Napolitano,
Director, Clean Air Markets Division, Office of Atmospheric Programs, 
Office of Air and Radiation.
[FR Doc. 05-19258 Filed 9-26-05; 8:45 am]
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