Clean Water Act Section 303(d): Final Agency Action on 30 Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) in Louisiana, 58949-58950 [E8-23868]

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E8–23855 Filed 10–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8726–9] Clean Water Act Section 303(d): Final Agency Action on 30 Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) in Louisiana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces final agency action on 30 TMDLs prepared by EPA Region 6 for waters listed in Louisiana’s Terrebonne River Basin, under section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Documents from the administrative record file for the 30 TMDLs, including TMDL calculations and responses to comments, may be E:\FR\FM\08OCN1.SGM 08OCN1 58950 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 8, 2008 / Notices viewed at http://www.epa.gov/region6/ water/npdes/tmdl/index.htm. The administrative record file may be examined by calling or writing Ms. Diane Smith at the address below. Please contact Ms. Smith to schedule an inspection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Smith, Environmental Protection Specialist, Water Quality Protection Division, U.S. EPA Region 6, 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75202–2733, (214) 665–2145. In 1996, two Louisiana environmental groups, the Sierra Club and Louisiana Environmental Action Network (plaintiffs), filed a lawsuit in Federal Court against the EPA, styled Sierra Club, et al. v. Clifford et al., No. 96– SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Subsegment Bayou Poydras ................................................................ Bayou Choctaw ............................................................... 120105 ................................. Chamberlin Canal ........................................................... 120106 ................................. 120107 ................................. Bayou Plaquemine .......................................................... Upper Grand River and Lower Flat River—Headwaters to Intracoastal Waterway. Intracoastal Waterway—in Morgan City to Port Allen Route—Port Allen Locks to Bayou Sorrel Locks. Bayou Cholpe—Headwaters to Bayou Choctaw ............ Bayou Black—Intracoastal Waterway to Houma ............ Lake Verret and Grassy Lake ......................................... Intracoastal Waterway—Houma to Larose ..................... Intracoastal Waterway—Bayou Boeuf ............................ Bayou Blue—Intracoastal Waterway to boundary between segments 1206 and 1207. Bayou Penchant—Bayou Chene to Lake Penchant ....... Lake Penchant ................................................................ Lake Hatch and Lake Theriot ......................................... Lake de Cade .................................................................. 120109 ................................. 120110 120202 120204 120304 120403 120604 ................................. ................................. ................................. ................................. ................................. ................................. 120401 120404 120405 120406 ................................. ................................. ................................. ................................. EPA requested the public to provide EPA with any significant data or information that might impact the 30 Final TMDLs in the Federal Register Notice: Volume 73, Number 167, pages 50610 and 50611 (August 27, 2008). The comments which were received, the EPA’s response to comments, and the final TMDLs may be found at http:// www.epa.gov/region6/water/npdes/ tmdl/index.htm. Dated: September 30, 2008. William K. Honker, Deputy Director, Water Quality Protection Division, EPA Region 6. [FR Doc. E8–23868 Filed 10–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2006–0922; FRL–8724–4] Draft Risk and Exposure Assessment Report for Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of draft report for public review and comment. AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES EPA Takes Final Agency Action on 30 TMDLs By this notice EPA is taking final agency action on the following 30 TMDLs for waters located within the Terrebonne River basin: Waterbody name 120102 ................................. 120103 ................................. 0527, (E.D. La.). Among other claims, plaintiffs alleged that EPA failed to establish Louisiana TMDLs in a timely manner. SUMMARY: On or about October 3, 2008, the Office of Air Quality Planning and VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:10 Oct 07, 2008 Jkt 217001 Pollutant Dissolved Dissolved phorus. Dissolved phorus. Dissolved Dissolved Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Oxygen, Nutrients, Nitrogen, and PhosOxygen and Nutrients. Oxygen Dissolved Oxygen and Nutrients Dissolved Dissolved Dissolved Dissolved Dissolved Dissolved Oxygen. Oxygen and Nutrients. Oxygen and Nutrients. Oxygen and Nutrients. Oxygen. Oxygen. Dissolved Dissolved Dissolved Dissolved Oxygen. Oxygen. Oxygen and Nutrients. Oxygen and Nutrients. Standards (OAQPS) of EPA is making available for public review and comment additional sections of a draft document titled, Risk and Exposure Assessment to Support the Review of the NO 2 Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard: Second Draft which was originally announced in a September 2, 2008 Federal Register notice (73 FR 51297). The additional sections being released at this time are Chapter 8 and a revised Appendix B. The purposes of these two sections are to convey the approach taken to characterize NO2 exposures, to convey the approach taken to characterize health risks associated with those exposures, and to present the results of those analyses. DATES: Comments on the additional sections of the above report must be received on or before October 22, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OAR–2006–0922, by one of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: Comments may be sent by electronic mail (e-mail) to a-and-rdocket@epa.gov, Attention Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2006–0922. PO 00000 Oxygen and Nutrients. Oxygen, Nutrients, Nitrogen, and Phos- • Fax: Fax your comments to 202– 566–9744, Attention Docket ID. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 196 (Wednesday, October 8, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58949-58950]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-23868]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-8726-9]


Clean Water Act Section 303(d): Final Agency Action on 30 Total 
Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) in Louisiana

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces final agency action on 30 TMDLs prepared 
by EPA Region 6 for waters listed in Louisiana's Terrebonne River 
Basin, under section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Documents 
from the administrative record file for the 30 TMDLs, including TMDL 
calculations and responses to comments, may be

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viewed at http://www.epa.gov/region6/water/npdes/tmdl/index.htm. The 
administrative record file may be examined by calling or writing Ms. 
Diane Smith at the address below. Please contact Ms. Smith to schedule 
an inspection.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Smith, Environmental Protection 
Specialist, Water Quality Protection Division, U.S. EPA Region 6, 1445 
Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75202-2733, (214) 665-2145.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In 1996, two Louisiana environmental groups, 
the Sierra Club and Louisiana Environmental Action Network 
(plaintiffs), filed a lawsuit in Federal Court against the EPA, styled 
Sierra Club, et al. v. Clifford et al., No. 96-0527, (E.D. La.). Among 
other claims, plaintiffs alleged that EPA failed to establish Louisiana 
TMDLs in a timely manner.

EPA Takes Final Agency Action on 30 TMDLs

    By this notice EPA is taking final agency action on the following 
30 TMDLs for waters located within the Terrebonne River basin:

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         Subsegment              Waterbody name           Pollutant
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 120102.....................   Bayou Poydras......   Dissolved Oxygen
                                                     and Nutrients.
 120103.....................   Bayou Choctaw......   Dissolved Oxygen,
                                                     Nutrients,
                                                     Nitrogen, and
                                                     Phosphorus.
 120105.....................   Chamberlin Canal...   Dissolved Oxygen,
                                                     Nutrients,
                                                     Nitrogen, and
                                                     Phosphorus.
 120106.....................   Bayou Plaquemine...   Dissolved Oxygen
                                                     and Nutrients.
 120107.....................   Upper Grand River    Dissolved Oxygen
                               and Lower Flat
                               River--Headwaters
                               to Intracoastal
                               Waterway.
 120109.....................   Intracoastal         Dissolved Oxygen and
                               Waterway--in Morgan   Nutrients
                               City to Port Allen
                               Route--Port Allen
                               Locks to Bayou
                               Sorrel Locks.
 120110.....................  Bayou Cholpe--         Dissolved Oxygen.
                               Headwaters to Bayou
                               Choctaw.
 120202.....................  Bayou Black--          Dissolved Oxygen
                               Intracoastal          and Nutrients.
                               Waterway to Houma.
 120204.....................   Lake Verret and       Dissolved Oxygen
                               Grassy Lake.          and Nutrients.
 120304.....................   Intracoastal          Dissolved Oxygen
                               Waterway--Houma to    and Nutrients.
                               Larose.
 120403.....................   Intracoastal          Dissolved Oxygen.
                               Waterway--Bayou
                               Boeuf.
 120604.....................   Bayou Blue--          Dissolved Oxygen.
                               Intracoastal
                               Waterway to
                               boundary between
                               segments 1206 and
                               1207.
 120401.....................   Bayou Penchant--      Dissolved Oxygen.
                               Bayou Chene to Lake
                               Penchant.
 120404.....................   Lake Penchant......   Dissolved Oxygen.
 120405.....................   Lake Hatch and Lake   Dissolved Oxygen
                               Theriot.              and Nutrients.
 120406.....................   Lake de Cade.......   Dissolved Oxygen
                                                     and Nutrients.
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    EPA requested the public to provide EPA with any significant data 
or information that might impact the 30 Final TMDLs in the Federal 
Register Notice: Volume 73, Number 167, pages 50610 and 50611 (August 
27, 2008). The comments which were received, the EPA's response to 
comments, and the final TMDLs may be found at http://www.epa.gov/
region6/water/npdes/tmdl/index.htm.

    Dated: September 30, 2008.
William K. Honker,
Deputy Director, Water Quality Protection Division, EPA Region 6.
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