Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Indiana, 63737-63738 [E6-18168]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 210 / Tuesday, October 31, 2006 / Proposed Rules Approved: July 25, 2006. Gordon H. Mansfield, Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs. For the reasons set out in the preamble, VA proposes to amend 38 CFR part 3 (subpart A) as follows: PART 3—ADJUDICATION Subpart A—Pension, Compensation, and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation 1. The authority citation for part 3, subpart A, continues to read as follows: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501(a), unless otherwise noted. 2. Amend § 3.159 as follows: a. In paragraph (b)(1), at the end of the first sentence after the word ‘‘claim’’, add the following parenthetical ‘‘(hereafter in this paragraph referred to as the ‘‘notice’’)’’. b. In paragraph (b)(1), at the beginning of the second sentence, add ‘‘In the notice,’’. c. In paragraph (b)(1), remove the third sentence. d. In paragraph (b)(1), remove the fourth sentence and add a new sentence in its place as set forth below. e. In paragraph (b)(1), remove ‘‘request’’ each place it appears and add, in its place, ‘‘notice’’. f. In paragraph (b)(1), remove ‘‘30 days’’ and add, in its place, ‘‘45 days’’. g. Add paragraphs (b)(3), and (g). h. In paragraph (c)(4)(i), at the end of the first sentence, a new sentence is added. The revisions read as follows: § 3.159 Department of Veterans Affairs assistance in developing claims. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with PROPOSALS * * * * * (b) * * * (1) * * * The information and evidence that the claimant is informed that the claimant is to provide must be provided within one year of the date of the notice. * * * * * * * * (3) VA has no duty to provide the notice described in paragraph (b)(1) of this section at times other than upon its receipt of a complete or substantially complete application. No such duty arises: (i) Upon receipt of a Notice of Disagreement. (ii) When, as a matter of law, entitlement to the benefit claimed cannot be established, including, but not limited to, when the claimant is ineligible for the benefit sought due to lack of qualifying service, lack of veteran status, or other lack of legal eligibility. (Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5103(a), 5103A(a)(2)) VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:29 Oct 30, 2006 Jkt 211001 (c) * * * (4) * * * (i) * * * A medical examination or medical opinion is not necessary to show a link between a veteran’s current disability or death and some disease or symptoms during service when the evidence of record already satisfies the chronicity or continuity requirements in § 3.303(b). * * * * * * * * (g) The authority recognized in subsection (g) of 38 U.S.C. 5103A is reserved to the sole discretion of the Secretary and will be implemented, when deemed appropriate by the Secretary, through the promulgation of regulations. (Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5103A(g)) [FR Doc. E6–18180 Filed 10–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R05–OAR–2006–0539, EPA–R05– OAR–2006–0610; FRL–8224–4] Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Indiana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve requests submitted by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management on December 21, 2005 and June 27, 2006 to revise the Indiana State Implementation Plan (SIP) in two areas: (1) To amend 326 IAC 1–3–4, ambient air quality standards, to provide consistency between state and federal reference conditions for measurements of particulate matter air quality; and (2) to update the references to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) from the 2002 edition to the 2004 edition. In the final rules section of this Federal Register, EPA is approving the SIP revision as a direct final rule without prior proposal, because EPA views this as a noncontroversial revision and anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final rule. If we do not receive any adverse comments in response to these direct final and proposed rules, we do not contemplate taking any further action in relation to this proposed rule. If EPA receives adverse comments, we will withdraw the direct final rule and will respond to all public comments in a subsequent final rule based on this PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 63737 proposed rule. EPA will not institute a second comment period on this action. Any parties interested in commenting on this action should do so at this time. DATES: Comments must be received on or before November 30, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–R05– OAR–2006–0539, EPA–R05–OAR– 2006–0610 by one of the following methods: • www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: mooney.john@epa.gov. • Fax: (312)886–5824. • Mail: John M. Mooney, Chief, Criteria Pollutant Section, Air Programs Branch(AR–18J), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604. • Hand Delivery: John M. Mooney, Chief, Criteria Pollutant Section, Air Programs Branch(AR–18J), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Regional Office normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. The Regional Office official hours of business are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding Federal holidays. Please see the direct final rule which is located in the Rules section of this Federal Register for detailed instructions on how to submit comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Nichols, Life Scientist, Criteria Pollutant Section, Air Programs Branch (AR–18J), Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604, (312) 353–7942, nichols.jonathan@epa.gov. In the Final Rules section of this Federal Register, EPA is approving the State’s SIP submittal as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final rule. If no adverse comments are received in response to this rule, no further activity is contemplated. If EPA receives adverse comments, the direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. EPA will not institute a second comment period. Any parties interested in commenting SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\31OCP1.SGM 31OCP1 63738 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 210 / Tuesday, October 31, 2006 / Proposed Rules on this action should do so at this time. Please note that if EPA receives adverse comment on an amendment, paragraph, or section of this rule and if that provision may be severed from the remainder of the rule, EPA may adopt as final those provisions of the rule that are not the subject of an adverse comment. For additional information, see the direct final rule which is located in the Rules section of this Federal Register. Dated: September 14, 2006. Norman Niedergang, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 5. [FR Doc. E6–18168 Filed 10–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R09–OAR–2006–0747, FRL–8231–6] Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with PROPOSALS AGENCY: 15:23 Oct 30, 2006 Jkt 211001 Al Petersen, Rulemaking Office (AIR–4), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, (415) 947–4118, petersen.alfred@epa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District (AVAQMD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). Under authority of the Clean Air Act as amended in 1990 (CAA or the Act), we are proposing to approve local rules that address permitting requirements. DATES: Any comments on this proposal must arrive by November 30, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit comments, identified by docket number EPA–R09– OAR–2006–0747, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions. • E-mail: R9airpermits@epa.gov. • Mail or deliver: Gerardo Rios (Air3), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Instructions: All comments will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Information that you consider CBI or otherwise protected should be clearly identified as such and should not be submitted through VerDate Aug<31>2005 www.regulations.gov or e-mail. www.regulations.gov is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, and EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send e-mail directly to EPA, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the public comment. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Docket: The index to the docket for this action is available electronically at http://www.regulations.gov and in hard copy at EPA Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California. While all documents in the docket are listed in the index, some information may be publicly available only at the hard copy location (e.g., copyrighted material), and some may not be publicly available in either location (e.g., CBI). To inspect the hard copy materials, please schedule an appointment during normal business hours with the contact listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. This proposal addresses the approval of local AVAQMD Rule 442. In the Rules and Regulations section of this Federal Register, we are approving this local rule in a direct final action without prior proposal because we believe this SIP revision is not controversial. If we receive adverse comments, however, we will publish a timely withdrawal of the direct final rule and address the comments in subsequent action based on this proposed rule. We do not plan to open a second comment period, so anyone interested in commenting should do so at this time. If we do not receive adverse comments, no further activity is planned. For further information, please see the direct final action. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 1, 2006. Laura Yoshii, Acting Regional Administrator, Region IX. [FR Doc. E6–18172 Filed 10–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 49 CFR Part 512 Docket No. NHTSA–06–26140; Notice 1 RIN 2127–AJ95 Confidential Business Information National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice addresses the confidentiality of certain information that manufacturers of motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment submit to NHTSA pursuant to the Early Warning Reporting (EWR) rule. The agency is proposing to create class determinations, based on Exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), treating certain categories of EWR information as confidential, namely production numbers (excluding light vehicles), consumer complaints, paid warranty claims, and field reports. In addition, for EWR reports on deaths and injuries, NHTSA is proposing to create a class determination based on FOIA Exemption 6 that the last six (6) characters of the vehicle identification number (VIN) are confidential. Finally, the agency is also proposing to clarify its Confidential Business Information rule with regard to confidentiality markings in submissions in electronic media. Comments on the proposal are due January 2, 2007. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION portion of this document for DOT’s Privacy Act Statement regarding documents submitted to the agency’s dockets. DATES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web site: <http://dms.dot.gov>. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to <http://www.regulations.gov>. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\31OCP1.SGM 31OCP1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 210 (Tuesday, October 31, 2006)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 63737-63738]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-18168]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R05-OAR-2006-0539, EPA-R05-OAR-2006-0610; FRL-8224-4]


Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; 
Indiana

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve requests submitted by the Indiana 
Department of Environmental Management on December 21, 2005 and June 
27, 2006 to revise the Indiana State Implementation Plan (SIP) in two 
areas: (1) To amend 326 IAC 1-3-4, ambient air quality standards, to 
provide consistency between state and federal reference conditions for 
measurements of particulate matter air quality; and (2) to update the 
references to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) from the 2002 
edition to the 2004 edition.
    In the final rules section of this Federal Register, EPA is 
approving the SIP revision as a direct final rule without prior 
proposal, because EPA views this as a noncontroversial revision and 
anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval 
is set forth in the direct final rule. If we do not receive any adverse 
comments in response to these direct final and proposed rules, we do 
not contemplate taking any further action in relation to this proposed 
rule. If EPA receives adverse comments, we will withdraw the direct 
final rule and will respond to all public comments in a subsequent 
final rule based on this proposed rule. EPA will not institute a second 
comment period on this action. Any parties interested in commenting on 
this action should do so at this time.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before November 30, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-R05-
OAR-2006-0539, EPA-R05-OAR-2006-0610 by one of the following methods:
     www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for 
submitting comments.
     E-mail: mooney.john@epa.gov.
     Fax: (312)886-5824.
     Mail: John M. Mooney, Chief, Criteria Pollutant Section, 
Air Programs Branch(AR-18J), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 77 
West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604.
     Hand Delivery: John M. Mooney, Chief, Criteria Pollutant 
Section, Air Programs Branch(AR-18J), U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604. Such 
deliveries are only accepted during the Regional Office normal hours of 
operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of 
boxed information. The Regional Office official hours of business are 
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding Federal 
holidays.
    Please see the direct final rule which is located in the Rules 
section of this Federal Register for detailed instructions on how to 
submit comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Nichols, Life Scientist, 
Criteria Pollutant Section, Air Programs Branch (AR-18J), Environmental 
Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, 
Illinois 60604, (312) 353-7942, nichols.jonathan@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Final Rules section of this Federal 
Register, EPA is approving the State's SIP submittal as a direct final 
rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a 
noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse comments. A 
detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final 
rule. If no adverse comments are received in response to this rule, no 
further activity is contemplated. If EPA receives adverse comments, the 
direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments received 
will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed 
rule. EPA will not institute a second comment period. Any parties 
interested in commenting

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on this action should do so at this time. Please note that if EPA 
receives adverse comment on an amendment, paragraph, or section of this 
rule and if that provision may be severed from the remainder of the 
rule, EPA may adopt as final those provisions of the rule that are not 
the subject of an adverse comment. For additional information, see the 
direct final rule which is located in the Rules section of this Federal 
Register.

    Dated: September 14, 2006.
Norman Niedergang,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 5.
[FR Doc. E6-18168 Filed 10-30-06; 8:45 am]
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