Proposed Settlement Agreement, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit, 25688-25689 [2011-11023]

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, No. 2:10-cv-01872– RSL (W.D. Wash.). Plaintiffs filed a deadline suit to compel the Administrator to respond to an administrative petition seeking EPA’s objection to a CAA Title V operating permit issued by the Southwest Clean Air Agency to Transalta Centralia Generation L.L.C. (‘‘Transalta’’) for its coal-fired power plant in Centralia, Washington. The proposed settlement agreement states that EPA intends to respond to the petition by April 29, 2011. DATES: Written comments on the proposed settlement agreement must be received by June 6, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number EPA– HQ–OGC–2011–0348, online at http:// www.regulations.gov (EPA’s preferred method); by e-mail to oei.docket@epa.gov; by mail to EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; or by hand delivery or courier to EPA Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. Comments on a disk or CD– ROM should be formatted in Word or ASCII file, avoiding the use of special characters and any form of encryption, and may be mailed to the mailing address above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara Froikin, Office of General Counsel (Mail Code 2322A), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone: (202) 564–3187; fax number (202) 564–5603; e-mail address: froikin.sara@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Additional Information About the Proposed Settlement Agreement This proposed settlement agreement would resolve a lawsuit alleging that the Administrator failed to perform a nondiscretionary duty to grant or deny, within 60 days of submission, an administrative petition to object to a CAA Title V permit issued by the Southwest Clean Air Agency to Transalta Centralia Generation L.L.C. for its coal-fired power plant in Centralia, Washington. The proposed settlement agreement states that EPA intends to respond to the petition by April 29, 2011, and the Plaintiffs have agreed to file a motion for voluntary dismissal of the lawsuit (except for the claim for E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 87 / Thursday, May 5, 2011 / Notices costs of litigation) with prejudice within 5 business days after EPA issues a response to the petition. EPA has also agreed to pay specified attorneys fees to the Plaintiffs, and the Plaintiffs have agreed to file a motion for dismissal of Plaintiffs’ claims for costs of litigation within 5 days after receiving payment. For a period of thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will accept written comments relating to the proposed settlement agreement from persons who were not named as parties or intervenors to the litigation in question. EPA or the Department of Justice may withdraw or withhold consent to the proposed settlement agreement if the comments disclose facts or considerations that indicate that such consent is inappropriate, improper, inadequate, or inconsistent with the requirements of the Act. Unless EPA or the Department of Justice determines that consent to this settlement agreement should be withdrawn, the terms of the settlement agreement will be affirmed. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES II. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 87 (Thursday, May 5, 2011)]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-11023]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9301-9]


Proposed Settlement Agreement, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement; Request for Public 
Comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as 
amended (``CAA''), 42 U.S.C. 7413(g), notice is hereby given of a 
proposed settlement agreement to resolve a lawsuit filed by the Sierra 
Club, the National Parks Conservation Association, and the Northwest 
Environmental Defense Center (collectively ``Plaintiffs'') in the 
United States District Court for the Western District of Washington: 
Sierra Club, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, No. 2:10-
cv-01872-RSL (W.D. Wash.). Plaintiffs filed a deadline suit to compel 
the Administrator to respond to an administrative petition seeking 
EPA's objection to a CAA Title V operating permit issued by the 
Southwest Clean Air Agency to Transalta Centralia Generation L.L.C. 
(``Transalta'') for its coal-fired power plant in Centralia, 
Washington. The proposed settlement agreement states that EPA intends 
to respond to the petition by April 29, 2011.

DATES: Written comments on the proposed settlement agreement must be 
received by June 6, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number EPA-HQ-
OGC-2011-0348, online at http://www.regulations.gov (EPA's preferred 
method); by e-mail to oei.docket@epa.gov; by mail to EPA Docket Center, 
Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; or by hand delivery or courier to 
EPA Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 
excluding legal holidays. Comments on a disk or CD-ROM should be 
formatted in Word or ASCII file, avoiding the use of special characters 
and any form of encryption, and may be mailed to the mailing address 
above.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara Froikin, Office of General 
Counsel (Mail Code 2322A), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone: (202) 564-
3187; fax number (202) 564-5603; e-mail address: froikin.sara@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Additional Information About the Proposed Settlement Agreement

    This proposed settlement agreement would resolve a lawsuit alleging 
that the Administrator failed to perform a nondiscretionary duty to 
grant or deny, within 60 days of submission, an administrative petition 
to object to a CAA Title V permit issued by the Southwest Clean Air 
Agency to Transalta Centralia Generation L.L.C. for its coal-fired 
power plant in Centralia, Washington. The proposed settlement agreement 
states that EPA intends to respond to the petition by April 29, 2011, 
and the Plaintiffs have agreed to file a motion for voluntary dismissal 
of the lawsuit (except for the claim for

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costs of litigation) with prejudice within 5 business days after EPA 
issues a response to the petition. EPA has also agreed to pay specified 
attorneys fees to the Plaintiffs, and the Plaintiffs have agreed to 
file a motion for dismissal of Plaintiffs' claims for costs of 
litigation within 5 days after receiving payment.
    For a period of thirty (30) days following the date of publication 
of this notice, the Agency will accept written comments relating to the 
proposed settlement agreement from persons who were not named as 
parties or intervenors to the litigation in question. EPA or the 
Department of Justice may withdraw or withhold consent to the proposed 
settlement agreement if the comments disclose facts or considerations 
that indicate that such consent is inappropriate, improper, inadequate, 
or inconsistent with the requirements of the Act. Unless EPA or the 
Department of Justice determines that consent to this settlement 
agreement should be withdrawn, the terms of the settlement agreement 
will be affirmed.

II. Additional Information About Commenting on the Proposed Settlement 
Agreement

A. How can I get a copy of the settlement agreement?

    The official public docket for this action (identified by Docket ID 
No. EPA-HQ-OGC-2011-0348) contains a copy of the proposed settlement 
agreement. The official public docket is available for public viewing 
at the Office of Environmental Information (OEI) Docket in the EPA 
Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC. The EPA Docket Center 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 OEI Docket is (202) 566-
1752.
    An electronic version of the public docket is available through 
http://www.regulations.gov. You may use the http://www.regulations.gov 
to submit or view public comments, access the index listing of the 
contents of the official public docket, and to access those documents 
in the public docket that are available electronically. Once in the 
system, select ``search,'' then key in the appropriate docket 
identification number.
    It is important to note that EPA's policy is that public comments, 
whether submitted electronically or in paper, will be made available 
for public viewing online at http://www.regulations.gov without change, 
unless the comment contains copyrighted material, CBI, or other 
information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Information 
claimed as CBI and other information whose disclosure is restricted by 
statute is not included in the official public docket or in the 
electronic public docket. EPA's policy is that copyrighted material, 
including copyrighted material contained in a public comment, will not 
be placed in EPA's electronic public docket but will be available only 
in printed, paper form in the official public docket. Although not all 
docket materials may be available electronically, you may still access 
any of the publicly available docket materials through the EPA Docket 
Center.

B. How and to whom do I submit comments?

    You may submit comments as provided in the ADDRESSES section. 
Please ensure that your comments are submitted within the specified 
comment period. Comments received after the close of the comment period 
will be marked ``late.'' EPA is not required to consider these late 
comments.
    If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you 
include your name, mailing address, and an e-mail address or other 
contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD 
ROM you submit. This ensures that you can be identified as the 
submitter of the comment and allows EPA to contact you in case EPA 
cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties or needs further 
information on the substance of your comment. Any identifying or 
contact information provided in the body of a comment will be included 
as part of the comment that is placed in the official public docket, 
and made available in EPA's electronic public docket. 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.
    Use of the http://www.regulations.gov Web site to submit comments 
to EPA electronically is EPA's preferred method for receiving comments. 
The electronic public docket system is an ``anonymous access'' system, 
which means EPA will not know your identity, e-mail address, or other 
contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. 
In contrast to EPA's electronic public docket, EPA's electronic mail 
(e-mail) system is not an ``anonymous access'' system. If you send an 
e-mail comment directly to the Docket without going through http://www.regulations.gov, your e-mail address is automatically captured and 
included as part of the comment that is placed in the official public 
docket, and made available in EPA's electronic public docket.

    Dated: April 27, 2011.
Richard B. Ossias,
Associate General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2011-11023 Filed 5-4-11; 8:45 am]
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