Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Texas; Revisions to Reid Vapor Pressure Requirements for Gasoline, 68517 [E6-19992]

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The revisions add exemptions to RVP requirements for research 16:05 Nov 24, 2006 Jkt 211001 Written comments should be received on or before December 27, 2006. DATES: Comments may be mailed to Mr. Thomas Diggs, Chief, Air Planning Section (6PD–L), Environmental Protection Agency, 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas 75202–2733. Comments may also be submitted electronically or through hand delivery/ courier by following the detailed instructions in the ADDRESSES section of the direct final rule located in the rules section of this Federal Register. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alima Patterson, State/Oversight Section (6PD–O), Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6, 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 700, Dallas, Texas 75202– 2733, telephone (214) 665–7247; fax number 214–665–7263; e-mail address patterson.alima@epa.gov. 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[FR Doc. 06–9403 Filed 11–21–06; 12:29 pm] VerDate Aug<31>2005 laboratories and academic institutions, competition racing, and gasoline that is being stored or transferred that is not used in the affected counties. The revisions also reduce record keeping requirements for retail gasoline dispensing outlets in the affected counties, and correct a typographical error. We are proposing approval of the revisions pursuant to section 110 and part D of the Federal Clean Air Act. Dated: November 9, 2006. Lawrence E. Starfield, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 6. [FR Doc. E6–19992 Filed 11–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 68517 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 281 [EPA–R08–UST–2006–0295; FRL–8247–2] Colorado: Tentative Approval of State Underground Storage Tank Program Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of tentative determination on application of state of Colorado for final approval, public hearing and public comment period. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The State of Colorado has applied for final approval of its Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program under Subtitle I of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has reviewed Colorado’s application and made the tentative decision that the State’s UST program satisfies all requirements necessary to qualify for final approval. DATES: Any member of the public is invited to provide written comments and/or request a public hearing on this determination by December 27, 2006. A public hearing will be held if sufficient public interest is expressed and communicated to EPA in writing by December 27, 2006. EPA will determine by January 26, 2007, whether there is significant interest to hold a public hearing. The State of Colorado will participate in any public hearing held by EPA on this subject. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 227 (Monday, November 27, 2006)]
[Proposed Rules]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R06-OAR-2006-0016; FRL-8248-2]


Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; 
Texas; Revisions to Reid Vapor Pressure Requirements for Gasoline

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) 
revision submitted by Texas on October 4, 2001. The revisions pertain 
to Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) requirements for gasoline. The revisions 
add exemptions to RVP requirements for research laboratories and 
academic institutions, competition racing, and gasoline that is being 
stored or transferred that is not used in the affected counties. The 
revisions also reduce record keeping requirements for retail gasoline 
dispensing outlets in the affected counties, and correct a 
typographical error. We are proposing approval of the revisions 
pursuant to section 110 and part D of the Federal Clean Air Act.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 27, 
2006.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to Mr. Thomas Diggs, Chief, Air 
Planning Section (6PD-L), Environmental Protection Agency, 1445 Ross 
Avenue, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733. Comments may also be 
submitted electronically or through hand delivery/courier by following 
the detailed instructions in the ADDRESSES section of the direct final 
rule located in the rules section of this Federal Register.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alima Patterson, State/Oversight 
Section (6PD-O), Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6, 1445 Ross 
Avenue, Suite 700, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733, telephone (214) 665-7247; 
fax number 214-665-7263; e-mail address patterson.alima@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the final section of this Federal 
Register, EPA is approving the State's SIP submittal as a direct rule 
without prior proposal because the Agency views this as 
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 action 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 on this action should do so at this time.
    For additional information, see the direct final rule which is 
located in the rules section of this Federal Register.

    Dated: November 9, 2006.
Lawrence E. Starfield,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 6.
[FR Doc. E6-19992 Filed 11-24-06; 8:45 am]
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