Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; States of Arizona and Nevada; Interstate Transport of Pollution, 41657-41658 [E7-14475]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 146 / Tuesday, July 31, 2007 / Proposed Rules Sinclair Inlet at latitude 47°33′04.11″ North, longitude 122°39′41.92″ West (Point H). (3) The regulations—(i) Area No. 1. No vessel of more than, or equal to, 100 gross tons shall enter the area or navigate therein without permission from the enforcing agency, except Washington State Ferries on established routes. (ii) Area No. 2. This area is for the exclusive use of the United States Navy. No person, vessel, craft, article or thing, except those under supervision of military or naval authority shall enter this area without permission from the enforcing agency. (b) Enforcement. The regulation in this section shall be enforced by the Commander, Navy Region Northwest, and such agencies and persons as he/ she shall designate. 3. Add § 334.1244 to read as follows: rmajette on PROD1PC64 with PROPOSALS § 334.1244 Puget Sound, Manchester Fuel Depot, Manchester, Washington; Naval Restricted Area. (a) The area. The waters of Puget Sound surrounding the Manchester Fuel Depot Point A, a point along the northern shoreline of the Manchester Fuel Depot at latitude 47°33′55″ North, longitude 122°31′55″ West; thence to latitude 47°33′37″ North, longitude 122°31′50″ West (Point B); thence to latitude 47°33′32″ North, longitude 122°32′06″ West (Point C); thence to latitude 47°33′45.9″ North, longitude 122°32′16.04″ West (Point D), a point in Puget Sound on the southern shoreline of the Manchester Fuel Depot. (b) The regulations. No person, vessel, craft, article or thing except those under the supervision of the military or naval authority shall enter the area without the permission of the enforcing agency or his/her designees. The restriction shall apply during periods when a ship is loading and/or pier operations preclude safe entry. The restricted periods will be identified by the use of quick-flashing beacon lights, which are mounted on poles at the end of the main fuel pier on the north side of Orchard Point at the entrance of Rich Passage. Entry into the area is prohibited when the quick-flashing beacons are in a flashing mode. (c) Enforcement. The regulation in this section shall be enforced by the Commander, Navy Region Northwest, and such agencies and persons as he/ she shall designate. Dated: July 25, 2007. Mark Sudol, Acting Chief, Operations, Directorate of Civil Works. [FR Doc. E7–14652 Filed 7–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–92–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:56 Jul 30, 2007 Jkt 211001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R09–OAR–2007–AZ–0295; FRL–8443–6] Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; States of Arizona and Nevada; Interstate Transport of Pollution Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve state implementation plans submitted by the States of Arizona and Nevada that address interstate transport with respect to the 8-hour ozone and fine particulate matter national ambient air quality standards. In so doing, EPA has determined that the plans submitted by Arizona and Nevada and approved herein satisfy requirements under Clean Air Act section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) for each State to submit a plan containing adequate provisions to prohibit interstate transport with respect to the standards for 8-hour ozone and fine particulate matter. EPA is proposing this action pursuant to those provisions of the Clean Air Act that obligate the Agency to take action on submittals of state implementation plans. The effect of this proposal would be to approve the Arizona and Nevada state implementation plans addressing interstate transport with respect to the 8-hour ozone and fine particulate standards and to eliminate obligations on the Agency to promulgate Federal Implementation Plans for these States addressing this same requirement. DATES: Any comments on this proposal must arrive by August 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–R09– OAR–2007–AZ–0295 by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: tax.wienke@epa.gov. • Fax: (415) 947–3579 (please alert the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT if you are faxing comments). • Mail: Wienke Tax, Office of Air Planning, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region IX, Mailcode AIR–2, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105–3901. • Hand Delivery: Wienke Tax, Office of Air Planning, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region IX, Mailcode AIR–2, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105–3901. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 41657 Such deliveries are only accepted Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:55 p.m., excluding federal holidays. Special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–R09–OAR–2007– AZ–0295. EPA’s policy is that all comments received 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 information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through http:// www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The http://www.regulations.gov Web site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA, without going through http:// www.regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD–ROM you submit. 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. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. For additional information about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http:// www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm. Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the http:// www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy form. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in http:// www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the Office of Air Planning, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region IX, Mailcode AIR–2, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105–3901. EPA requests that if at all possible, you contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER E:\FR\FM\31JYP1.SGM 31JYP1 rmajette on PROD1PC64 with PROPOSALS 41658 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 146 / Tuesday, July 31, 2007 / Proposed Rules INFORMATION CONTACT section to view the hard copy of the docket. You may view the hard copy of the docket Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For Arizona issues, contact Wienke Tax, Office of Air Planning, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, (520) 622–1622, e-mail: tax.wienke@epa.gov. For Nevada issues, contact Karina O’Connor, Office of Air Planning, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, (775) 833–1276, oconnor.karina@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Throughout this document, wherever ‘‘we,’’ ‘‘us,’’ or ‘‘our’’ is used, we mean the EPA. EPA is proposing to approve state implementation plans submitted by the States of Arizona and Nevada that address interstate transport with respect to the 8-hour ozone and fine particulate matter national ambient air quality standards. In so doing, EPA has determined that the plans submitted by Arizona and Nevada and approved herein satisfy requirements under Clean Air Act section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) for each State to submit a plan containing adequate provisions to prohibit interstate transport with respect to the standards for 8-hour ozone and fine particulate matter. The effect of this proposal would be to approve the Arizona and Nevada state implementation plans addressing interstate transport with respect to the 8-hour ozone and fine particulate standards and to eliminate obligations on the Agency to promulgate Federal Implementation Plans for these States addressing this same requirement. In the Rules and Regulations section of this Federal Register, we are taking direct final action to take these actions because we believe that they are 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 comments, no further activity is planned. For further information on this proposal and the rationale underlying our proposed action, please see the direct final rule. Dated: June 11, 2007. Laura Yoshii, Acting Regional Administrator, Region IX. [FR Doc. E7–14475 Filed 7–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:56 Jul 30, 2007 Jkt 211001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Parts 52 and 81 [EPA–R05–OAR–2007–0173; FRL–8448–1] Determination of Attainment, Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans and Designation of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes; Indiana; Redesignation of Central Indiana To Attainment of the 8-Hour Ozone Standard Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: On March 26, 2007, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) submitted a request for EPA approval of a redesignation of Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan, and Shelby Counties (the Central Indiana Area) to attainment of the 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). IDEM also requested EPA approval of an ozone maintenance plan for this area as a revision of the Indiana State Implementation Plan (SIP). EPA proposes to determine that the Central Indiana Area has attained the 8-hour ozone NAAQS. EPA proposes to approve Indiana’s request to redesignate the Central Indiana Area to attainment of the 8-hour ozone NAAQS and to approve the State’s ozone maintenance plan for this area as a revision of the Indiana SIP. Finally, EPA proposes to approve Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) and Nitrogen Oxides (NOX) Motor Vehicle Emission Budgets (MVEBs) for the Central Indiana Area, as supported by the ozone maintenance plan for this area, for purposes of transportation conformity determinations. Comments must be received on or before August 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–R05– OAR–2007–0173, by one of the following methods: • http://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. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Environmental Protection Agency, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Regional Office’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. The Regional Office’s official hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding Federal holidays. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–R05–OAR–2007– 0173. EPA’s policy is that all comments received 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 information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI, or otherwise protected, through www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The www.regulations.gov Web site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through www.regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD–ROM you submit. 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. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters and any form of encryption, and should be free of any defects or viruses. For additional instructions on submitting comments, go to section I of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hardcopy. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in www.regulations.gov or in hardcopy at the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, Air and Radiation Division, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, E:\FR\FM\31JYP1.SGM 31JYP1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 146 (Tuesday, July 31, 2007)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 41657-41658]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-14475]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R09-OAR-2007-AZ-0295; FRL-8443-6]


Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; States of 
Arizona and Nevada; Interstate Transport of Pollution

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve state implementation plans 
submitted by the States of Arizona and Nevada that address interstate 
transport with respect to the 8-hour ozone and fine particulate matter 
national ambient air quality standards. In so doing, EPA has determined 
that the plans submitted by Arizona and Nevada and approved herein 
satisfy requirements under Clean Air Act section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) for 
each State to submit a plan containing adequate provisions to prohibit 
interstate transport with respect to the standards for 8-hour ozone and 
fine particulate matter. EPA is proposing this action pursuant to those 
provisions of the Clean Air Act that obligate the Agency to take action 
on submittals of state implementation plans. The effect of this 
proposal would be to approve the Arizona and Nevada state 
implementation plans addressing interstate transport with respect to 
the 8-hour ozone and fine particulate standards and to eliminate 
obligations on the Agency to promulgate Federal Implementation Plans 
for these States addressing this same requirement.

DATES: Any comments on this proposal must arrive by August 30, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-R09-
OAR-2007-AZ-0295 by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: tax.wienke@epa.gov.
     Fax: (415) 947-3579 (please alert the individual listed in 
the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT if you are faxing comments).
     Mail: Wienke Tax, Office of Air Planning, Environmental 
Protection Agency (EPA), Region IX, Mailcode AIR-2, 75 Hawthorne 
Street, San Francisco, California 94105-3901.
     Hand Delivery: Wienke Tax, Office of Air Planning, 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region IX, Mailcode AIR-2, 75 
Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105-3901. Such deliveries 
are only accepted Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:55 p.m., excluding 
federal holidays. Special arrangements should be made for deliveries of 
boxed information.
    Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-R09-OAR-
2007-AZ-0295. EPA's policy is that all comments received 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 information claimed 
to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information 
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information 
that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through http://
www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The http://www.regulations.gov Web site 
is an ``anonymous access'' system, which means EPA will not know your 
identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of 
your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA, without 
going through http://www.regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be 
automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is 
placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you 
submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name 
and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any 
disk or CD-ROM you submit. 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. Electronic files should avoid 
the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of 
any defects or viruses. For additional information about EPA's public 
docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http://www.epa.gov/
epahome/dockets.htm.
    Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the http://
www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some 
information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information 
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such 
as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy 
form. Publicly available docket materials are available either 
electronically in http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the 
Office of Air Planning, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 
IX, Mailcode AIR-2, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 
94105-3901. EPA requests that if at all possible, you contact the 
individual listed in the FOR FURTHER

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INFORMATION CONTACT section to view the hard copy of the docket. You 
may view the hard copy of the docket Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 
p.m., excluding federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For Arizona issues, contact Wienke 
Tax, Office of Air Planning, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 
Region IX, (520) 622-1622, e-mail: tax.wienke@epa.gov. For Nevada 
issues, contact Karina O'Connor, Office of Air Planning, U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, (775) 833-1276, 
oconnor.karina@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Throughout this document, wherever ``we,'' 
``us,'' or ``our'' is used, we mean the EPA.
    EPA is proposing to approve state implementation plans submitted by 
the States of Arizona and Nevada that address interstate transport with 
respect to the 8-hour ozone and fine particulate matter national 
ambient air quality standards. In so doing, EPA has determined that the 
plans submitted by Arizona and Nevada and approved herein satisfy 
requirements under Clean Air Act section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) for each State 
to submit a plan containing adequate provisions to prohibit interstate 
transport with respect to the standards for 8-hour ozone and fine 
particulate matter. The effect of this proposal would be to approve the 
Arizona and Nevada state implementation plans addressing interstate 
transport with respect to the 8-hour ozone and fine particulate 
standards and to eliminate obligations on the Agency to promulgate 
Federal Implementation Plans for these States addressing this same 
requirement.
    In the Rules and Regulations section of this Federal Register, we 
are taking direct final action to take these actions because we believe 
that they are 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 comments, no further activity is planned. For further 
information on this proposal and the rationale underlying our proposed 
action, please see the direct final rule.

    Dated: June 11, 2007.
Laura Yoshii,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region IX.
[FR Doc. E7-14475 Filed 7-30-07; 8:45 am]
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