Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of Arkansas, 59176 [E9-27603]

Download as PDF 59176 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / Notices [FRL–8980–3] Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of Arkansas mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of proposed approval. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the State of Arkansas is revising its approved Public Water System Supervision Program adopting new regulations for the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) Short-Term Regulatory Revisions and Clarifications, promulgated and published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 57782 on October 10, 2007. Arkansas has adopted the LCR Short-Term Regulatory Revisions and Clarifications to strengthen the implementation of the LCR for more effective protection of public health by reducing exposure to lead in drinking water. EPA has determined that the proposed program revision submitted by Arkansas for the LCR Short-Term Regulatory Revisions and Clarifications are no less stringent than the corresponding federal regulations. Therefore, EPA proposes to approve these program revisions. DATES: All interested parties may request a public hearing. A request for a public hearing must be submitted by December 17, 2009 to the Regional Administrator at the EPA Region 6 address shown below. Requests for a hearing may be denied by the Regional Administrator. However, if a substantial request for a public hearing is made by December 17, 2009, a public hearing will be held. If no timely and appropriate request for a hearing is received and the Regional Administrator does not elect to hold a hearing on his own motion, this determination shall become final and effective on December 17, 2009. Any request for a public hearing shall include the following information: the name, address, and telephone number of the individual, organization, or other entity requesting a hearing; a brief statement of the requesting person’s interest in the Regional Administrator’s determination and a brief statement of the information that the requesting person intends to submit at such hearing; and the signature of the individual making the request or, if the request is made on behalf of an organization or other entity, the signature of a responsible official of the organization or other entity. VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 All documents relating to this determination are available for inspection between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the following offices: Arkansas Department of Health, Division of Engineering, 4815 West Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205; and the EPA Region 6, Drinking Water Section (6WQ–SD), 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas 75202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Camacho, EPA Region 6, Drinking Water Section at the Dallas address given above or at telephone (214) 665– 7175, or camacho.amy@epa.gov. ADDRESSES: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Authority: Section 1413 of the Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended (1996), and 40 CFR Parts 141 and 142 of the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations. Dated: October 28, 2009. Lawrence E. Starfield, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 6. [FR Doc. 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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation certified the need for greater protection of the water quality. EPA published a tentative affirmative determination on July 6, 2009 in the Federal Register. Public comments were solicited for 30 days and the comment period ended on August 5, 2009. EPA Region 2 received a total of twenty five PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (26) comments via letter (14) and e-mail (12). The comment tally was twenty three (23) in favor and three (3) are questioning or opposing the NDZ designation. This Federal Register document will address all comments submitted in response to the July 6, 2009 (Volume 74 Number 127), Federal Register document. EPA received letters from the following individuals: 1. Douglas R. Lemaitre, 4207 Oak Beach, Oak Beach, NY 11702 2. Ann Cestare, 77 Bayview Ave. West Lindenhurst, NY 11757 3. Charles K McDermott, 3740 Somerset Dr. Seaford, NY 11783 4. Stephen D. Walsh, 47 Eatondale Avenue, Blue Point, NY 11715 5. Virginia Matney, 112 Eldorado St. Atlantic Beach, NY 11509 6. Diana C. Teta, PhD 771 S. Country Road, E Patchogue, NY 11772 7. Mara Dias, Water Quality Coordinator, Surfrider Foundation, P.O. Box 6010, San Clemente, CA 92674 8. Adrienne Esposito, Citizens Campaign, 225A Main St. Farmingdale, NY 11735 9. Maureen Dolan Murphy, South Shore Reserve Council, 300 Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport, New York, NY 11520 10. Lawrence A. Merryman, Great South Bay Audubon Society, P.O. Box 267 Sayville, NY 11782 11. Jennifer Skilbred, Environmental Advocate, Group for the East End, P.O. Box 1792, Southold, NY 11971 12. Kenneth Blum, Meridian Shipping Co., In. 147–20 181 St. Jamaica, NY 11413 13. Jean Weltner, 629 Miller Ave. Freeport, NY 11520–6312 14. Joe Zysman, Fire Island Wildeness Committee, 325 Beaverdam Road, Brookhaven, NY 11719 EPA received e-mails from the following individuals: 1. Flori Grottoli 2. Frank Marinaccio 3. Frank Peter 4. Arthur H. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-8980-3]


Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of 
Arkansas

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of proposed approval.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the State of Arkansas is revising 
its approved Public Water System Supervision Program adopting new 
regulations for the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) Short-Term Regulatory 
Revisions and Clarifications, promulgated and published in the Federal 
Register at 72 FR 57782 on October 10, 2007. Arkansas has adopted the 
LCR Short-Term Regulatory Revisions and Clarifications to strengthen 
the implementation of the LCR for more effective protection of public 
health by reducing exposure to lead in drinking water. EPA has 
determined that the proposed program revision submitted by Arkansas for 
the LCR Short-Term Regulatory Revisions and Clarifications are no less 
stringent than the corresponding federal regulations. Therefore, EPA 
proposes to approve these program revisions.

DATES: All interested parties may request a public hearing. A request 
for a public hearing must be submitted by December 17, 2009 to the 
Regional Administrator at the EPA Region 6 address shown below. 
Requests for a hearing may be denied by the Regional Administrator. 
However, if a substantial request for a public hearing is made by 
December 17, 2009, a public hearing will be held. If no timely and 
appropriate request for a hearing is received and the Regional 
Administrator does not elect to hold a hearing on his own motion, this 
determination shall become final and effective on December 17, 2009. 
Any request for a public hearing shall include the following 
information: the name, address, and telephone number of the individual, 
organization, or other entity requesting a hearing; a brief statement 
of the requesting person's interest in the Regional Administrator's 
determination and a brief statement of the information that the 
requesting person intends to submit at such hearing; and the signature 
of the individual making the request or, if the request is made on 
behalf of an organization or other entity, the signature of a 
responsible official of the organization or other entity.

ADDRESSES: All documents relating to this determination are available 
for inspection between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, at the following offices: Arkansas Department of 
Health, Division of Engineering, 4815 West Markham, Little Rock, 
Arkansas 72205; and the EPA Region 6, Drinking Water Section (6WQ-SD), 
1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas 75202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Camacho, EPA Region 6, Drinking 
Water Section at the Dallas address given above or at telephone (214) 
665-7175, or camacho.amy@epa.gov.

    Authority:  Section 1413 of the Safe Drinking Water Act, as 
amended (1996), and 40 CFR Parts 141 and 142 of the National Primary 
Drinking Water Regulations.

    Dated: October 28, 2009.
Lawrence E. Starfield,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 6.
[FR Doc. E9-27603 Filed 11-16-09; 8:45 am]
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