Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District and Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District, 61588-61589 [E7-21320]

Download as PDF 61588 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 31, 2007 / Proposed Rules during the ordinary course of employment, require access to the records; and (2) An independent and qualified auditor who is not an employee or officer of a sound recording copyright owner or performing artist, but is authorized to act on behalf of the interested copyright owners with respect to the verification of the royalty payments. (3) Copyright owners and performers whose works have been used under the statutory licenses set forth in 17 U.S.C. 112(e) and 114(f) by the Licensee whose Confidential Information is being supplied, or agents thereof, subject to an appropriate confidentiality agreement, provided that the sole confidential information that may be shared pursuant to this paragraph (d)(3) are the monthly statements of accounts that accompany royalty payments. (e) The Collective or any person identified in paragraph (d) of this section shall implement procedures to safeguard all confidential financial and business information, including, but not limited to royalty payments, submitted as part of the statements of account, using a reasonable standard of care, but no less than the same degree of security used to protect confidential financial and business information or similarly sensitive information belonging to the Collective or such person. (f) Books and records relating to the payment of the license fees shall be kept in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles for a period of three years. These records shall include, but are not limited to, the statements of account, records documenting an interested party’s share of the royalty fees, and the records pertaining to the administration of the collection process and the further distribution of the royalty fees to those interested parties entitled to receive such fees. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS-1 § 382.5 Verification of statements of account. (a) General. This section prescribes general rules pertaining to the verification of the statements of account by interested parties according to terms promulgated by the Copyright Royalty Board. (b) Frequency of verification. Interested parties may conduct a single audit of a nonexempt preexisting subscription service during any given calendar year. (c) Notice of intent to audit. Interested parties must submit a notice of intent to audit a particular service with the Copyright Royalty Board, which shall publish in the Federal Register a notice announcing the receipt of the notice of VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:11 Oct 30, 2007 Jkt 214001 intent to audit within 30 days of the filing of the interested parties’ notice. Such notification of intent to audit shall also be served at the same time on the party to be audited. (d) Retention of records. The party requesting the verification procedure shall retain the report of the verification for a period of three years. (e) Acceptable verification procedure. An audit, including underlying paperwork, which was performed in the ordinary course of business according to generally accepted auditing standards by an independent auditor, shall serve as an acceptable verification procedure for all parties. (f) Costs of the verification procedure. The interested parties requesting the verification procedure shall pay for the cost of the verification procedure, unless an independent auditor concludes that there was an underpayment of five (5) percent or more; in which case, the service which made the underpayment shall bear the costs of the verification procedure. (g) Interested parties. For purposes of this section, interested parties are those copyright owners who are entitled to receive royalty fees pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 114(g), their designated agents, or the Collective. § 382.6 Verification of royalty payments. (a) General. This section prescribes general rules pertaining to the verification of the payment of royalty fees to those parties entitled to receive such fees, according to terms promulgated by the Copyright Royalty Board. (b) Frequency of verification. Interested parties may conduct a single audit of the Collective during any given calendar year. (c) Notice of intent to audit. Interested parties must submit a notice of intent to audit the entity making the royalty payment with the Copyright Royalty Board, which shall publish in the Federal Register a notice announcing the receipt of the notice of intent to audit within 30 days of the filing of the interested parties’ notice. Such notification of interest shall also be served at the same time on the party to be audited. (d) Retention of records. The interested party requesting the verification procedure shall retain the report of the verification for a period of three years. (e) Acceptable verification procedure. An audit, including underlying paperwork, which was performed in the ordinary course of business according to generally accepted auditing standards by an independent auditor, shall serve PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 as an acceptable verification procedure for all interested parties. (f) Costs of the verification procedure. The interested parties requesting the verification procedure shall pay for the cost of the verification procedure, unless an independent auditor concludes that there was an underpayment of five (5) percent or more, in which case, the entity which made the underpayment shall bear the costs of the verification procedure. (g) Interested parties. For purposes of this section, interested parties are those who are entitled to receive royalty payments pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 114(g)(2), or their designated agents. § 382.7 Unknown copyright owners. If the Collective is unable to identify or locate a copyright owner or performer who is entitled to receive a royalty distribution under this part, the Collective shall retain the required payment in a segregated trust account for a period of 3 years from the date of distribution. No claim to such distribution shall be valid after the expiration of the 3-year period. After expiration of this period, the Collective may apply the unclaimed funds to offset any costs deductible under 17 U.S.C. 114(g)(3). The foregoing shall apply notwithstanding the common law or statutes of any State. Dated: October 26, 2007. James Scott Sledge, Chief Copyright Royalty Judge. [FR Doc. E7–21473 Filed 10–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1410–72–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R09–OAR–2007–0459; FRL–8487–7] Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District and Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District (GBUAPCD) and Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District (MDAQMD) portions 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 E:\FR\FM\31OCP1.SGM 31OCP1 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS-1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 31, 2007 / Proposed Rules concern particulate matter (PM–10) emissions from wood burning appliances and open outdoor burning. DATES: Any comments on this proposal must arrive by November 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit comments, identified by docket number EPA–R09– OAR–2007–0459, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions. • E-mail: steckel.andrew@epa.gov. • Mail or deliver: Andrew Steckel (Air-4), 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 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 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 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Al Petersen, Permits Office (AIR–4), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, (415) 947–4118, petersen.alfred@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposal addresses the approval of GBUAPCD Rules 405 and 431 and MDAQMD Rule 444. In the Rules and Regulations section of this Federal Register, we are approving these local VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:11 Oct 30, 2007 Jkt 214001 rules 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. 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. 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. Dated: August 22, 2007. Laura Yoshii, Acting Regional Administrator, Region IX. [FR Doc. E7–21320 Filed 10–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R04–OAR–2007–0227–200722(b); FRL–8488–4] Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; North Carolina: State Implementation Plan Revisions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve the State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the State of North Carolina, through the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR), on February 8, 2007. The submittal encompasses revisions to NCDENR regulations ‘‘General Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements,’’ ‘‘Bulk Gasoline Terminals,’’ and ‘‘Gasoline Truck Tanks and Vapor Collections.’’ This action is being taken pursuant to section 110 of the Clean Air Act (CAA). The intended effect of these revisions is to clarify certain provisions and to ensure consistency with the requirements of the CAA. In the Final Rules Section of this Federal Register, EPA is approving the State’s SIP revision as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 61589 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 on this document. Any parties interested in commenting on this document should do so at this time. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before November 30, 2007. Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–R04– OAR–2007–0227, by one of the following methods: 1. www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. 2. E-mail: lakeman.sean@epa.gov. 3. Fax: (404) 562–9019. 4. Mail: EPA–R04–OAR–2007–0227, Regulatory Development Section, Air Planning Branch, Air, Pesticides and Toxics Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303–8960. 5. Hand Delivery or Courier: Sean Lakeman, Regulatory Development Section, Air Planning Branch, Air, Pesticides and Toxics Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303–8960. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Regional Office’s normal hours of operation. The Regional Office’s official hours of business are Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, 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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sean Lakeman, Regulatory Development Section, Air Planning Branch, Air, Pesticides and Toxics Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303–8960. The telephone number is (404) 562–9043. Mr. Lakeman can also be reached via electronic mail at lakeman.sean@epa.gov. For additional information see the direct final rule which is published in the Rules Section of this Federal Register. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\31OCP1.SGM 31OCP1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 210 (Wednesday, October 31, 2007)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 61588-61589]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-21320]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R09-OAR-2007-0459; FRL-8487-7]


Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, Great 
Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District and Mojave Desert Air 
Quality Management District

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the Great Basin 
Unified Air Pollution Control District (GBUAPCD) and Mojave Desert Air 
Quality Management District (MDAQMD) portions 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

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concern particulate matter (PM-10) emissions from wood burning 
appliances and open outdoor burning.

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

ADDRESSES: Submit comments, identified by docket number EPA-R09-OAR-
2007-0459, by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the on-line instructions.
     E-mail: steckel.andrew@epa.gov.
     Mail or deliver: Andrew Steckel (Air-4), 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 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 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 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Al Petersen, Permits Office (AIR-4), 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, (415) 947-4118, 
petersen.alfred@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposal addresses the approval of 
GBUAPCD Rules 405 and 431 and MDAQMD Rule 444. In the Rules and 
Regulations section of this Federal Register, we are approving these 
local rules 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.
    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.
    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.

    Dated: August 22, 2007.
Laura Yoshii,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region IX.
[FR Doc. E7-21320 Filed 10-30-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6560-50-P