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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 216 / Thursday, November 8, 2007 / Proposed Rules ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 63 [EPA–HQ–OAR–2003–0146; FRL–8493–6] RIN 2060–AO55 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From Petroleum Refineries Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of public hearing and reopening of public comment period. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA is announcing that there will be a public hearing regarding the proposed rule on the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants from Petroleum Refineries, published September 4, 2007. The public hearing will be held on November 27, 2007 in Houston, Texas. EPA is also announcing that the comment period is being reopened until December 28, 2007. In addition, we note that additional material has been added to the docket since the proposed rule was published. DATES: Comments. EPA is reopening the comment period on the proposed rule published on September 4, 2007 (72 FR 50716). Comments must be received on or before December 28, 2007. Public Hearing. A public hearing on the proposed amendments published on September 4, 2007 (72 FR 50716) will be held on November 27, 2007, at the Hartman Park Community Center, 9311 Avenue P, Houston, Texas 77012. The public hearing will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. You must register to speak on or before November 21, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OAR–2003–0146 (for petroleum refineries), by one of the following methods: • www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: a-and-r-Docket@epa.gov. • Fax: (202) 566–9744. • Mail: U.S. Postal Service, send comments to: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants from Petroleum Refineries: Residual Risk Standards Docket, Environmental Protection Agency, Air and Radiation Docket and Information Center, Mailcode: 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. Please include a total of two copies. We request that a separate copy also be sent to the contact person identified below (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). • Hand Delivery: In person or by courier, deliver comments to: EPA VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:47 Nov 07, 2007 Jkt 214001 Docket and Information Center, Public Reading Room, EPA West Building, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Docket’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2003– 0146. EPA’s policy is that all comments received 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 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 email 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. 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 hard copy. Please note that additional information has been posted to the docket since the comment period started. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants from Petroleum Refineries: Residual Risk Standards Docket, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA West Building, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave., PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 63159 NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the Air and Radiation Docket is (202) 566–1742. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you would like to speak at the public hearing or have questions concerning the public hearing, please contact Mrs. Debra Lee at the address given below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Questions concerning the proposed rule should be addressed to Mr. Robert Lucas, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, Sector Policies and Programs Division, Coatings and Chemicals Group (E143–01), Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, telephone number: (919) 541– 0884; fax number: (919) 541–0246; email address: lucas.bob@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Hearing The public hearing will provide interested parties the opportunity to present data, views, or arguments concerning the proposed rules. The EPA may ask clarifying questions during the oral presentations, but will not respond to the presentations at that time. Written statements and supporting information submitted during the comment period will be considered with the same weight as any oral comments and supporting information presented at the public hearings. Written comments must be postmarked by the last day of the comment period, December 28, 2007. The public hearing will be held at the Hartman Park Community Center, 9311 Avenue P, Houston, Texas 77012. The public hearing will begin at 9 a.m. and continue into the evening until 9 p.m. (local time) or later, if necessary, depending on the number of speakers wishing to participate. EPA is scheduling lunch breaks from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. and dinner breaks from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. If you would like to present oral testimony at the hearings, please notify Mrs. Debra Lee, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (D205–02), Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, e-mail (preferred method for registering): lee.debra@epa.gov; telephone: (919) 541–0860. She will arrange a general time slot for you to speak. EPA will make every effort to follow the schedule as closely as possible on the day of the hearings; however, please plan for the hearing to run either ahead of schedule or behind schedule. Please note that E:\FR\FM\08NOP1.SGM 08NOP1 63160 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 216 / Thursday, November 8, 2007 / Proposed Rules rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS registration closes at 5 p.m. EST on Wednesday November 21, 2007. Oral testimony will be limited to 5 minutes for each commenter to address the proposal. We will not be providing equipment for commenters to show overhead slides or make computerized slide presentations unless we receive special requests in advance. Commenters should notify Mrs. Lee if they will need specific audiovisual equipment. Commenters should also notify Mrs. Lee if they need specific translation services for non-English speaking commenters. EPA encourages commenters to provide written versions of their oral testimonies either electronically on computer disk or CD ROM or in paper copy. The hearing schedule, including a list of speakers, will be posted on EPA’s VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:47 Nov 07, 2007 Jkt 214001 Web site for the proposal at http:// www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/petrefine/ petrefpg.html prior to the hearing. Verbatim transcripts of the hearings and written statements will be included in the rulemaking dockets. Comment Period Written statements and supporting information submitted during the comment period will be considered with the same weight as any oral comments and supporting information presented at the public hearing. To allow for adequate time for comment after the public hearing, the public comment period will now end on December 28, 2007. PO 00000 How can I get copies of the proposed rule and other related information? The proposed rule for the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants from Petroleum Refineries was published September 4, 2007 (72 FR 50716). EPA has established the public docket for the proposed rulemaking under docket ID No. EPA– HQ–OAR–2003–0146. We note that, since the proposed rule was published, additional materials have been added to the docket. Information on how to access the docket is presented above in the ADDRESSES section. Dated: November 2, 2007. Stephen L. Johnson, Administrator. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 216 (Thursday, November 8, 2007)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 63159-63160]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 63

[EPA-HQ-OAR-2003-0146; FRL-8493-6]
RIN 2060-AO55


National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From 
Petroleum Refineries

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of public hearing and reopening of public 
comment period.

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SUMMARY: EPA is announcing that there will be a public hearing 
regarding the proposed rule on the National Emission Standards for 
Hazardous Air Pollutants from Petroleum Refineries, published September 
4, 2007. The public hearing will be held on November 27, 2007 in 
Houston, Texas. EPA is also announcing that the comment period is being 
reopened until December 28, 2007. In addition, we note that additional 
material has been added to the docket since the proposed rule was 
published.

DATES: Comments. EPA is reopening the comment period on the proposed 
rule published on September 4, 2007 (72 FR 50716). Comments must be 
received on or before December 28, 2007.
    Public Hearing. A public hearing on the proposed amendments 
published on September 4, 2007 (72 FR 50716) will be held on November 
27, 2007, at the Hartman Park Community Center, 9311 Avenue P, Houston, 
Texas 77012. The public hearing will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. You must 
register to speak on or before November 21, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-
OAR-2003-0146 (for petroleum refineries), by one of the following 
methods:
     www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for 
submitting comments.
     E-mail: a-and-r-Docket@epa.gov.
     Fax: (202) 566-9744.
     Mail: U.S. Postal Service, send comments to: National 
Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants from Petroleum 
Refineries: Residual Risk Standards Docket, Environmental Protection 
Agency, Air and Radiation Docket and Information Center, Mailcode: 
2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. Please 
include a total of two copies. We request that a separate copy also be 
sent to the contact person identified below (see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT).
     Hand Delivery: In person or by courier, deliver comments 
to: EPA Docket and Information Center, Public Reading Room, EPA West 
Building, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20004. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Docket's normal 
hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for 
deliveries of boxed information.
    Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-
2003-0146. EPA's policy is that all comments received 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 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, any form of 
encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses.
    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 hard copy. 
Please note that additional information has been posted to the docket 
since the comment period started.
    Publicly available docket materials are available either 
electronically in www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the National 
Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants from Petroleum 
Refineries: Residual Risk Standards Docket, Environmental Protection 
Agency, EPA West Building, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 
p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone 
number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone 
number for the Air and Radiation Docket is (202) 566-1742.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you would like to speak at the 
public hearing or have questions concerning the public hearing, please 
contact Mrs. Debra Lee at the address given below under SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.
    Questions concerning the proposed rule should be addressed to Mr. 
Robert Lucas, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, Sector 
Policies and Programs Division, Coatings and Chemicals Group (E143-01), 
Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 
27711, telephone number: (919) 541-0884; fax number: (919) 541-0246; e-
mail address: lucas.bob@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Public Hearing

    The public hearing will provide interested parties the opportunity 
to present data, views, or arguments concerning the proposed rules. The 
EPA may ask clarifying questions during the oral presentations, but 
will not respond to the presentations at that time. Written statements 
and supporting information submitted during the comment period will be 
considered with the same weight as any oral comments and supporting 
information presented at the public hearings. Written comments must be 
postmarked by the last day of the comment period, December 28, 2007.
    The public hearing will be held at the Hartman Park Community 
Center, 9311 Avenue P, Houston, Texas 77012. The public hearing will 
begin at 9 a.m. and continue into the evening until 9 p.m. (local time) 
or later, if necessary, depending on the number of speakers wishing to 
participate. EPA is scheduling lunch breaks from 12:30 p.m. until 2 
p.m. and dinner breaks from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    If you would like to present oral testimony at the hearings, please 
notify Mrs. Debra Lee, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (D205-02), 
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, e-mail (preferred method for 
registering): lee.debra@epa.gov; telephone: (919) 541-0860. She will 
arrange a general time slot for you to speak. EPA will make every 
effort to follow the schedule as closely as possible on the day of the 
hearings; however, please plan for the hearing to run either ahead of 
schedule or behind schedule. Please note that

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registration closes at 5 p.m. EST on Wednesday November 21, 2007.
    Oral testimony will be limited to 5 minutes for each commenter to 
address the proposal. We will not be providing equipment for commenters 
to show overhead slides or make computerized slide presentations unless 
we receive special requests in advance. Commenters should notify Mrs. 
Lee if they will need specific audiovisual equipment. Commenters should 
also notify Mrs. Lee if they need specific translation services for 
non-English speaking commenters. EPA encourages commenters to provide 
written versions of their oral testimonies either electronically on 
computer disk or CD ROM or in paper copy.
    The hearing schedule, including a list of speakers, will be posted 
on EPA's Web site for the proposal at http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/
petrefine/petrefpg.html prior to the hearing. Verbatim transcripts of 
the hearings and written statements will be included in the rulemaking 
dockets.

Comment Period

    Written statements and supporting information submitted during the 
comment period will be considered with the same weight as any oral 
comments and supporting information presented at the public hearing. To 
allow for adequate time for comment after the public hearing, the 
public comment period will now end on December 28, 2007.

How can I get copies of the proposed rule and other related 
information?

    The proposed rule for the National Emission Standards for Hazardous 
Air Pollutants from Petroleum Refineries was published September 4, 
2007 (72 FR 50716). EPA has established the public docket for the 
proposed rulemaking under docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2003-0146. We note 
that, since the proposed rule was published, additional materials have 
been added to the docket. Information on how to access the docket is 
presented above in the ADDRESSES section.

    Dated: November 2, 2007.
Stephen L. Johnson,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. E7-21938 Filed 11-7-07; 8:45 am]
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