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Based on its review of public comments received in response to this public notice, EPA has decided to maintain the listing of Corpus Christi Bay on the State’s 303(d) list but has amended the scope of the listing to geographically define the impairment as restricted to only the Ropes Park and Cole Park Beach portions of Corpus Christi Bay as presently delineated by the Texas Beach Watch Program. Likewise, EPA has re-categorized the listing of the Ropes Park and Cole Park Beach portions of Corpus Christi Bay in category 5c of the State’s integrated report. The basis for these decisions is PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 described in EPA’s response to public comments and EPA’s letter, dated November 12, 2008, to Mr. Mark Vickery, Executive Director, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Copies of EPA’s responsiveness summary: ‘‘EPA Response to Public Comments on EPA’s Decision to Place Corpus Christi Bay on the Texas 303(d) List’’ and the above referenced letter to Mr. Mark Vickery, TCEQ, can be obtained at EPA Region 6’s Web site at https://www.epa.gov/ region6/water/npdes/tmdl/index.htm, or by writing or calling Ms. Diane Smith, Water Quality Protection Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 6, 1445 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX 75202–2733, telephone (214) 665–2145, facsimile (214) 665–6490, or e-mail: smith.diane@epa.gov. Underlying documents from the administrative record for these decisions are available for public inspection at the above address. Please contact Ms. Smith to schedule an inspection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Smith at (214) 665–2145. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) requires that each state identify those waters for which existing technologybased pollution controls are not stringent enough to attain or maintain state water quality standards. For those waters, states are required to establish Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) according to a priority ranking. EPA’s Water Quality Planning and Management regulations include requirements related to the implementation of section 303(d) of the CWA (40 CFR 130.7). The regulations require states to identify water quality limited waters still requiring TMDLs every two years. The list of waters still needing TMDLs must also include priority rankings and must identify the waters targeted for TMDL development during the next two years (40 CFR 130.7). Consistent with EPA’s regulations, the State of Texas submitted to EPA its 2008 listing decisions pursuant to section 303(d) of the CWA on March 31, 2008. On July 10, 2008, EPA approved Texas’s 2008 listing of 836 water body (assessment unit)-pollutant combinations and associated priority rankings. EPA disapproved Texas’s decision not to list Corpus Christi Bay (Segment 2481). EPA identified this water body and the associated pollutant (bacteria) along with a priority ranking for inclusion on the 2008 section 303(d) List. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 2, 2008 / Notices Dated: November 20, 2008. William K. Honker, Deputy Director, Water Quality Protection Division, Region 6. [FR Doc. E8–28600 Filed 12–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [Report No. 2879] Petition for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding November 25, 2008. A Petition for Reconsideration has been filed in the Commission’s Rulemaking proceeding listed in this Public Notice and published pursuant to 47 CFR Section 1.429(e). 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 232 (Tuesday, December 2, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 73326-73327]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-28600]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-8747-5]


Clean Water Act Section 303(d): Availability of List Decisions

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice of Availability.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of EPA's response to 
public comments concerning EPA's July 17, 2008 public notice announcing 
the availability of EPA's decision to add Corpus Christi Bay (Segment 
2481) to the Texas 2008 section 303(d) list.
    On July 17, 2008 EPA published a notice in the Federal Register at 
73 FR 41069 providing the public the opportunity to review its decision 
to add Corpus Christi Bay to the Texas 2008 section 303(d) list as 
required by EPA's public participation regulations (40 CFR part 25). 
Based on its review of public comments received in response to this 
public notice, EPA has decided to maintain the listing of Corpus 
Christi Bay on the State's 303(d) list but has amended the scope of the 
listing to geographically define the impairment as restricted to only 
the Ropes Park and Cole Park Beach portions of Corpus Christi Bay as 
presently delineated by the Texas Beach Watch Program. Likewise, EPA 
has re-categorized the listing of the Ropes Park and Cole Park Beach 
portions of Corpus Christi Bay in category 5c of the State's integrated 
report. The basis for these decisions is described in EPA's response to 
public comments and EPA's letter, dated November 12, 2008, to Mr. Mark 
Vickery, Executive Director, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality 
(TCEQ).

ADDRESSES: Copies of EPA's responsiveness summary: ``EPA Response to 
Public Comments on EPA's Decision to Place Corpus Christi Bay on the 
Texas 303(d) List'' and the above referenced letter to Mr. Mark 
Vickery, TCEQ, can be obtained at EPA Region 6's Web site at https://
www.epa.gov/region6/water/npdes/tmdl/index.htm, or by writing or 
calling Ms. Diane Smith, Water Quality Protection Division, U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency Region 6, 1445 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX 
75202-2733, telephone (214) 665-2145, facsimile (214) 665-6490, or e-
mail: smith.diane@epa.gov. Underlying documents from the administrative 
record for these decisions are available for public inspection at the 
above address. Please contact Ms. Smith to schedule an inspection.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Smith at (214) 665-2145.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) 
requires that each state identify those waters for which existing 
technology-based pollution controls are not stringent enough to attain 
or maintain state water quality standards. For those waters, states are 
required to establish Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) according to a 
priority ranking.
    EPA's Water Quality Planning and Management regulations include 
requirements related to the implementation of section 303(d) of the CWA 
(40 CFR 130.7). The regulations require states to identify water 
quality limited waters still requiring TMDLs every two years. The list 
of waters still needing TMDLs must also include priority rankings and 
must identify the waters targeted for TMDL development during the next 
two years (40 CFR 130.7).
    Consistent with EPA's regulations, the State of Texas submitted to 
EPA its 2008 listing decisions pursuant to section 303(d) of the CWA on 
March 31, 2008. On July 10, 2008, EPA approved Texas's 2008 listing of 
836 water body (assessment unit)-pollutant combinations and associated 
priority rankings. EPA disapproved Texas's decision not to list Corpus 
Christi Bay (Segment 2481). EPA identified this water body and the 
associated pollutant (bacteria) along with a priority ranking for 
inclusion on the 2008 section 303(d) List.


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    Dated: November 20, 2008.
William K. Honker,
Deputy Director, Water Quality Protection Division, Region 6.
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