Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Oregon: New Source Review/Prevention of Significant Deterioration Rule Revisions and Air Quality Permit Streamlining Rule Revisions, 80747-80754 [2011-33012]

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AGENCY: EPA is taking final action to approve the amendments to the Oregon State Implementation Plan (SIP) that were proposed on September 23, 2011. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 80747 No comments were received on the proposal and today EPA is taking final action to approve the proposed SIP amendments without change. EPA is approving the SIP submission provided by the State of Oregon for the purpose of addressing the third element of the interstate transport provisions of Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act) for the 1997 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS or standards) and the 1997 and 2006 fine particulate matter (PM2.5) NAAQS. The third element of the CAA requires that a state not interfere with any other state’s required measures to prevent significant deterioration (PSD) of its air quality. EPA is also approving numerous revisions to the Oregon SIP that were submitted to EPA by the State of Oregon on October 8, 2008; October 10, 2008; March 17, 2009; June 23, 2010; December 22, 2010 and May 5, 2011. The revisions include updating Oregon’s new source review (NSR) rules to be consistent with current Federal regulations, adding greenhouse gases (GHGs) to the list of pollutants whose emissions are subject to control under the State’s NSR permitting process; and streamlining Oregon’s air quality rules by clarifying requirements, removing duplicative rules, and correcting errors. The Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) that EPA promulgated on December 9, 2010, providing for federal implementation of PSD permitting for GHGs is also withdrawn as part of this action because it is being replaced through the approval of the State’s regulations providing authority for PSD permitting of GHG emissions. The revisions were submitted in accordance with the requirements of section 110 and part D of the Act. Finally, EPA has identified a technical error in its most recent codification of the Oregon SIP and is making a technical correction to reinstate text that had been unintentionally omitted from that section. DATES: This action is effective on January 26, 2012. ADDRESSES: EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket Identification No. EPA–R10–OAR– 2011–0767. All documents in the docket are listed on the http:// www.regulations.gov Web site. Although listed in the index, some information may not be publicly available, i.e., Confidential Business Information or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, is not placed on the Internet and will be publicly available only in hard copy form. Publicly available docket E:\FR\FM\27DER1.SGM 27DER1 80748 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Rules and Regulations materials are available either electronically through http:// www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at EPA Region 10, Office of Air, Waste, and Toxics, AWT–107, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101. EPA requests that you contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to schedule your inspection. The Regional Office’s official hours of business are Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, excluding Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Hedges at telephone number: (206) 553–0296, email address: hedges.scott@epa.gov, or the above EPA, Region 10 address. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Throughout this document, wherever ‘‘we,’’ ‘‘us,’’ or ‘‘our’’ is used, we mean the EPA. Information is organized as follows: Table of Contents I. Background A. Third PSD Element of Oregon’s Interstate Transport SIP for the 1997 Ozone and 1997 and 2006 p.m.2.5 NAAQS B. Oregon’s NSR/PSD Permitting Program C. Agricultural Operations (as specified in Oregon Revised Statute 468A.020) D. Permitting Rule Corrections, Clarifications and Streamlining II. Final Action A. Rules to Approve into SIP B. Rules on which No Action is Taken III. Statutory and Executive Order Reviews erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES I. Background Title I of the CAA, as amended by Congress in 1990, specifies the general requirements for states to submit State Implementation Plans (SIPs) to attain and/or maintain the NAAQS and EPA’s actions regarding approval of those SIPs. On October 8, 2008, October 10, 2008, March 17, 2009, June 23, 2010, December 22, 2010 and May 5, 2011, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) submitted numerous revisions to the SIP for the State of Oregon. On September 23, 2011 (76 FR 59090), EPA solicited public comment on a proposal to approve specified portions of the State’s submissions. See 76 FR 59090. No public comments were received on the proposal and we are now taking final action to approve the SIP revisions as described in the September 23, 2011, proposal. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:56 Dec 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 A. Third PSD Element of Oregon’s Interstate Transport SIP for the 1997 Ozone and 1997 and 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS On July 18, 1997, EPA promulgated the 1997 8-hour ozone 1 NAAQS and the 1997 PM2.5 NAAQS 2. Additionally on December 18, 2006, EPA revised the 1997 24-hour PM2.5 standard.3 Today’s actions relate to these revised standards (the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS and the 1997 and 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS). The interstate transport SIP provisions in section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) (also called ‘‘good neighbor’’ provisions) require each state to submit a SIP that contains provisions that prohibit emissions that adversely affect another state in the ways contemplated in the statute. Section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) identifies four distinct elements related to the evaluation of impacts of interstate transport of air pollutants. In this rulemaking EPA is approving Oregon’s SIP with respect to the third element of that section. The third element of section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) requires a SIP to contain adequate provisions prohibiting emissions that interfere with any other state’s required measures to prevent significant deterioration of its air quality. As a part of its SIP submittal addressing interstate transport, ODEQ submitted an analysis entitled ‘‘Oregon SIP Infrastructure for Addressing the Interstate Transport of Ozone and Fine Particulate Matter’’, dated November 5, 2009, to EPA on December 22, 2010.4 EPA finds that ODEQ’s submission, when evaluated in conjunction with the NSR/PSD rule revisions that EPA is also 1 See 62 FR 38856. The level of the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS is 0.08 parts per million (ppm). 40 CFR part 50.10. The 8-hour ozone standard is met when the 3-year average of the annual 4th highest daily maximum 8-hour ozone concentrations is 0.08 ppm or less (i.e., less than 0.085 ppm based on the rounding convention in 40 CFR part 50, appendix I). This 3-year average is referred to as the ‘‘design value.’’ 2 See 62 FR 38652. The level of the 1997 PM 2.5 NAAQS are 15.0 mg/m3 (annual arithmetic mean 3 (24-hour average concentration) and 65 mg/m concentration). 40 CFR part 50.7. The annual standard is met when the 3-year average of the annual mean concentrations is 15.0 mg/m3 or less (i.e., less than 15.05 mg/m3 based on the rounding convention in 40 CFR part 50, appendix N section 4.3). The 24-hour standard is met when the 3-year average annual 98th percentile of 24-hour concentrations is 65 mg/m3 or less (i.e., less than 65.5 mg/m3 based on the rounding convention in 40 CFR part 40 appendix N section 4.3). Id. These 3year averages are referred to as the annual PM2.5 and 24-hour PM2.5 ‘‘design values,’’ respectively. 3 See 71 FR 61144 . In 2006, the 24-hour PM 2.5 NAAQS standard was changed from 65 mg/m3 to 35 mg/m3 (24-hour average concentration). The annual PM2.5 standard was not changed. 40 CFR 50.13. 4 This interstate transport report was inadvertently left out of the original June 23, 2010, SIP submittal. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 approving in today’s action, meets the requirements under the CAA necessary to avoid interference with another state’s SIP measures for preventing significant deterioration of air quality. We are, therefore, approving Oregon’s SIP submission for purposes of meeting the requirements of CAA section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) that addresses the third PSD element of the interstate transport provisions for the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS and the 1997 and 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS. B. Oregon’s NSR/PSD Rule Revisions On December 31, 2002, EPA published final rule changes to the PSD and nonattainment NSR programs (67 FR 80186) and on November 7, 2003, EPA published a notice of final action on the reconsideration of the December 31, 2002 final rule changes (68 FR 63021). The December 31, 2002 and the November 7, 2003, final actions, are collectively referred to as the ‘‘2002 NSR Reform Rules.’’ The 2002 NSR Reform Rules require that state agencies adopt and submit revisions to their SIP permitting programs implementing the minimum program elements of the 2002 NSR Reform Rules no later than January 2, 2006. To meet this requirement, ODEQ submitted an NSR reform equivalency demonstration report on December 22, 2005. For the reasons discussed in EPA’s proposed action, EPA has determined that Oregon’s PSD program for reviewing and controlling emissions from new and modified sources is at least as strict as EPA’s program. We have reviewed Oregon’s NSR/PSD program and ODEQ’s recent rule revisions and have determined that the NSR/PSD program meets the current requirements in 40 CFR 51.165 and 51.166. Accordingly, EPA is taking final action to approve these measures into the federally approved SIP. On May 5, 2011, ODEQ submitted a series of additional rule changes as revisions to the Oregon SIP. These rule changes are necessary to align its rules with significant changes made to EPA’s air quality permitting regulations, including the 2002 NSR Reform Rules (published on December 31, 2002, effective date March 3, 2003), and the permitting of PM2.5 (direct PM2.5 and PM2.5 precursors) and GHG emissions. The SIP submittal covers revisions to OAR chapter 340, divisions 200, 202, 216, 224, 225, and 228. The rule revisions include the adoption of a threshold or significant emission rate of 10 tons per year of PM2.5 as a significant change at an existing facility. Facilities would trigger E:\FR\FM\27DER1.SGM 27DER1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Rules and Regulations erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES NSR/PSD permitting only if a physical or operational change increased emissions above this threshold. The rule revisions also include the adoption of levels to determine if additional ambient air quality analysis is required, track the cumulative impact of emissions growth in areas that meet air quality standards, and determine if preconstruction monitoring is required for PM2.5. In addition, the May 5, 2011, SIP submittal includes rules to allow the permitting of GHG emissions under Oregon’s NSR/PSD program. Oregon’s definition of ‘‘federal major source’’ is almost identical to EPA’s definition of ‘‘major stationary source’’ and as such, Oregon has tailored its PSD rules in a manner identical to EPA’s with respect to major sources of GHG emissions. That is, for a ‘‘federal major source’’ to be ‘‘major’’ for GHGs under the Oregon PSD program, it must have the potential to emit GHGs equal to or greater than 100,000 tons per year on a carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) basis and a potential to emit GHGs equal to or greater than 100/250 tons per year on a mass basis.5 However, Oregon’s definition of ‘‘major modification’’ is substantially different than (but equivalent to) EPA’s definition of ‘‘major modification’’ so Oregon has tailored its PSD rule in a different manner in order to produce the same outcome with respect to major modifications for GHGs as EPA’s Tailoring Rule. In order for Oregon’s PSEL-based definition to have the same effect as EPA’s definition of ‘‘major modification’’ with respect to GHG emissions (i.e., an increase greater than 75,000 tons per year on a CO2e basis and an increase greater than ‘‘zero’’ on a mass basis), Oregon’s rule requires the establishment of PSELs on a CO2e basis and an increase in the PSEL of more than 75,000 tons per year on a CO2e basis, before a ‘‘major modification’’ under the Oregon rules will have occurred.6 This approach is consistent with how the Oregon program defines major modifications for all other NSR 5 Carbon dioxide equivalent or CO2e is a unit of measurement that allows the effect of different GHGs to be compared using carbon dioxide as a standard unit for reference. 6 Oregon’s rules use the terms ‘‘significant emission threshold’’ or ‘‘significant emission rate (SER)’’ for GHG PSD permitting purposes. However, these terms do not have the same meaning as ‘‘significant’’ as used in the context of EPA’s PSD regulation at 40 CFR 51.166. EPA has not established a significant emission rate for GHGs under 40 CFR 51.166(b)(23)(i). Oregon’s PSEL PSD permitting program establishes a GHG threshold of 75,000 CO2e to tailor the application of its PSD permitting program in a manner similar to EPA’s GHG Tailoring Rule. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:56 Dec 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 regulated pollutants and results in the same outcome as EPA’s Tailoring Rule with respect to major modifications for GHG emissions. EPA finds that these provisions are consistent with EPA’s GHG Tailoring Rule and is approving the GHG PSD permitting provisions into the federally approved Oregon SIP, providing Oregon with the authority to issue PSD permits addressing GHG emissions. EPA is simultaneously withdrawing the FIP codified in 40 CFR 52.1987(d) that ensures the availability of a PSDpermitting authority for GHG-emitting sources in Oregon to reflect the fact that analogous provisions are now a part of the federally-approved SIP. EPA has identified a technical error in 40 CFR 52.1987 whereby subsections (a), (b), and (c) were erroneously omitted from the code of federal regulations when EPA promulgated the GHG FIP and added subsection (d).7 In this action, EPA is clarifying that subsections (a), (b), and (c) should not have been omitted from the text of the CFR as EPA never provided notice of its intent (and did not intend) to remove those provisions from the SIP. C. Agricultural Operations (as Specified in Oregon Revised Statute 468A.020) The CAA does not provide an exemption for agricultural operations while, prior to 2007, Oregon’s State law exempted most agricultural operations from air quality regulations. To address this discrepancy, the 2007 Oregon Legislature (in accordance with Oregon Senate Bill 235) updated Oregon’s air quality law (Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 468.020 and 468A.020) to be consistent with the Federal CAA enabling the regulation of air emissions from agricultural sources if necessary to implement the Federal CAA. The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission in turn adopted rule amendments to OAR (340) 200–0030, (340) 210–0205, and (340) 264–0040 to align these rules with ORS 468A.020 and to make revisions to Oregon’s SIP and the Oregon Title V operating permit program. The revisions to OAR (340) 200–0030, (340) 210–0205, and (340) 264–0040 were submitted to EPA by ODEQ on October 8, 2008. OAR rules now allow agricultural air quality pollution sources to be regulated in Oregon as necessary to meet CAA requirements. EPA believes that the revised ORS 468A.020 (in conjunction with the corresponding revisions to the OAR (340) 200–0030, (340) 210–0205, and (340) 264–0040) meet CAA 7 See PO 00000 75 FR 82246, 82254 (December 20, 2010). Frm 00021 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 80749 requirements and, therefore, are approving these revised OAR provisions into the federally approved Oregon SIP. D. Permitting Rule Corrections, Clarifications and Streamlining EPA is also approving portions of the October 10, 2008, March 17, 2009, and June 23, 2010, SIP submittals from ODEQ that correct previous errors, provide clarification and streamline air quality permitting rules in the State of Oregon. On November 5, 1999, ODEQ submitted a complete rule renumbering to EPA for approval. On January 22, 2003 (68 FR 2891), we approved most of these new divisions but at that time did not take action on division 208 (Visible Emissions and Nuisance Requirements). We are now approving rules 0010 (Definitions), 0100 (Visible Emissions, Applicability), 0110 (Visible Emissions, Visible Air Contaminant Limitations), 0200 (Fugitive Emissions Requirements, Applicability) and 0210 (Fugitive Emissions Requirements) of division 208 into the Oregon SIP which replace division 21, rules 015, 050, 055, and 060, which are simultaneously being removed from the SIP (codified in 40 CFR 52.1970(c)(153)(i)(G)). We are also approving Oregon’s current excess emission rules (division 214, rules 0300 through 0360 that were included in the October 10, 2008 SIP submittal) into the Oregon SIP. These division 214 rules replace the federallyapproved division 28, rules 1400, 1410, 1420, 1430, 1440, and 1450, which are simultaneously removed from the SIP in this action (codified in 40 CFR 52.1970(c)(153)(i)(G)). EPA finds that the division 214 rules conform to Federal standards related to excess emissions. Oregon’s excess emission provisions specify the factors that the State will take into account regarding the exercise of its enforcement discretion in response to excess emissions. Additionally, as part of October 10, 2008 SIP submittal, ODEQ submitted a revision to repeal outdated rules governing wigwam waste burners with a statewide prohibition on their use (division 234, rules 0110, 0120, and 0130) and redundant kraft pulp mill rules (division 234, rules 0230 and 0260). These rules are removed from the SIP in this action (codified in 40 CFR 52.1970(c)(154)(i)(A)). These rules are described with additional specificity in our proposal for this action (76 FR 59090). II. Final Action EPA is taking final action to approve into Oregon’s federally-approved SIP E:\FR\FM\27DER1.SGM 27DER1 80750 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Rules and Regulations the provisions discussed in the September 23, 2011, proposal. This action will result in the following changes to the Oregon SIP in 40 CFR part 52, subpart MM. A. Rules Approved Into SIP EPA is approving into the Oregon SIP at 40 CFR part 52, subpart MM, the following revisions to chapter 340 of the OAR listed in Table 1. It is important to note that in those instances where ODEQ submitted multiple revisions to a single rule of chapter 340 of the OAR, the most recent version of that rule (based on State effective date) is being incorporated into the SIP since it supersedes all previous revisions. TABLE 1—ODEQ REGULATIONS BEING APPROVED State citation State effective date Title/subject Explanation OAR 340–200—General Air Pollution Procedures and Definitions 0010 0020 0025 0030 ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ General, General, General, General, Purpose and Application ....................................................... General Air Quality Definitions ............................................. Abbreviations and Acronyms ................................................ Exceptions ............................................................................. 11/8/2007 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 9/17/2008 Including Tables 1–5. OAR 340–202—Ambient Air Quality Standards and PSD Increments 0010 0060 0090 0130 ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ 0210 ............................ Definitions ............................................................................................ Ambient Air Quality Standards, Suspended Particulate Matter .......... Ambient Air Quality Standards, Ozone ................................................ Ambient Air Quality Standards, Ambient Air Quality Standard for Lead. Prevention of Significant Deterioration Increments, Ambient Air Increments. 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 5/21/2010 5/21/2010 5/1/2011 Including Table 1. OAR 340–204—Designation of Air Quality Areas 0010 ............................ 0030 ............................ Definitions ............................................................................................ Designation of Nonattainment Areas ................................................... 5/21/2010 5/21/2010 OAR 340–206—Air Pollution Emergencies 0010 ............................ 0030 ............................ Introduction .......................................................................................... Episode Stage Criteria for Air Pollution Emergencies ......................... 5/21/2010 5/21/2010 Including Table 2. OAR 340–208—Visible Emissions and Nuisance Requirements 0010 0100 0110 0200 0210 ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ Definitions ............................................................................................ Visible Emissions, Applicability ............................................................ Visible Emissions, Visible Air Contaminant Limitations ....................... Fugitive Emission Requirements, Applicability .................................... Fugitive Emission Requirements, Requirements ................................. 11/8/2007 2/5/2001 11/8/2007 2/5/2001 2/5/2001 OAR 340–209—Public Participation 0040 ............................ 0070 ............................ 0080 ............................ Public Notice Information ..................................................................... Hearings and Meeting Procedures ...................................................... Issuance or Denial of a Permit ............................................................ 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 OAR 340–210—Stationary Source Notification Requirements 0205 ............................ Notice of Construction and Approval of Plans, Applicability ............... 9/17/2008 erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES OAR 340–214—Stationary Source Reporting Requirements 0010 ............................ 0300 (Formally OAR– 340–28–1400). 0310 (Formally OAR– 340–28–1410). 0320 (Formally OAR– 340–28–1420). 0330 (Formally OAR– 340–28–1430). 0340 (Formally OAR– 340–28–1440). 0350 (Formally OAR– 340–28–1450). 0360 ............................ VerDate Mar<15>2010 Definitions ............................................................................................ Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Purpose and Applicability. Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Planned Startup and Shutdown. Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Scheduled Maintenance. Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, All Other Excess Emissions. Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Reporting Requirements. Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Enforcement Action Criteria. Emergency as an Affirmative Defense ................................................ 14:56 Dec 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 E:\FR\FM\27DER1.SGM 27DER1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Rules and Regulations 80751 TABLE 1—ODEQ REGULATIONS BEING APPROVED—Continued State citation State effective date Title/subject Explanation OAR 340–216—Air Contaminant Discharge Permits 0020 0040 0060 0064 0082 ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ Applicability .......................................................................................... Application Requirements .................................................................... General ACDPs ................................................................................... Simple ACDP ....................................................................................... Termination or Revocation of an ACDP .............................................. 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 11/8/2007 Including Tables 1 and 2. OAR 340–222—Stationary Source Plant Site Emission Limits 0020 ............................ Applicability .......................................................................................... 8/29/2008 OAR 340–224 Major New Source Review 0010 0050 0060 0070 ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ Applicability and General Prohibitions ................................................. Requirements for Sources in Nonattainment Areas ............................ Requirements for Sources in Maintenance Areas ............................... Prevention of Significant Deterioration Requirements for Sources in Attainment or Unclassified Areas. 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 OAR 340–225—Air Quality Analysis Requirements 0020 0030 0045 0050 0060 ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ 0090 ............................ Definitions ............................................................................................ Procedural Requirements .................................................................... Requirements for Analysis in Maintenance Areas .............................. Requirements for Analysis in PSD Class II and Class III Areas ......... Requirements for Demonstrating Compliance with Standards and Increments in PSD Class I Areas. Requirements for Demonstrating a Net Air Quality Benefit ................ 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 5/1/2011 Including Table 1. 5/1/2011 Except 0090(2)(a)(C) addressing interpollutant offset ratios. OAR 340–228—Requirements for Fuel Burning Equipment and Fuel Sulfur Content 0020 ............................ 0200 ............................ 0210 ............................ Definitions ............................................................................................ General Emission Standards for Fuel Burning Equipment, Sulfur Dioxide Standards. General Emission Standards for Fuel Burning Equipment, Grain Loading Standards. 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 OAR 340–232—Emission Standards for VOC Sources 0010 ............................ Introduction .......................................................................................... 11/8/2007 OAR 340–234—Emission Standards for Wood Products Industries Definitions ............................................................................................ 11/8/2007 0100 ............................ 0110 ............................ 0120 ............................ Wigwam Waste Burners, Wigwam Waste Burners ............................. Wigwam Waste Burners, Authorization to Operate a Wigwam Burner Wigwam Waste Burners, Emission and Operation Standards for Wigwam Waste Burners. Wigwam Waste Burners, Monitoring and Reporting ........................... Wigwam Waste Burners, Existing Administrative Agency Orders ...... Kraft Pulp Mills, Emission Limitations .................................................. 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 0130 ............................ 0140 ............................ 0210 ............................ 0230 ............................ 0240 ............................ Kraft Pulp Mills, Plans and Specifications ........................................... Kraft Pulp Mills, Monitoring .................................................................. 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 0250 ............................ erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES 0010 ............................ Kraft Pulp Mills, Reporting ................................................................... 11/8/2007 0260 ............................ 0500 ............................ 0510 ............................ Kraft Pulp Mills, Upset Conditions ....................................................... Board Product Industries, Applicability and General Provisions ......... Board Product Industries, Veneer and Plywood Manufacturing Operations. Board Product Industries, Particleboard Manufacturing Operations ... Board Product Industries, Hardboard Manufacturing Operations ....... 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 0520 ............................ 0530 ............................ VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:56 Dec 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 Except 0010(24), 0010(26)(a) and 0010(44) addressing total reduced sulfur (TRS) emissionrelated definitions. Rule repealed, remove from SIP. Rule repealed, remove from SIP. Rule repealed, remove from SIP. Except 0210(1) addressing TRS emission limitations. Rule repealed, remove from SIP. Except 0240(1) addressing TRS monitoring provisions. Except 0250(1) and 0250(2) addressing TRS reporting provisions. Rule repealed, remove from SIP. 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 E:\FR\FM\27DER1.SGM 27DER1 80752 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Rules and Regulations TABLE 1—ODEQ REGULATIONS BEING APPROVED—Continued State citation State effective date Title/subject Explanation OAR 340–236—Emission Standards for Specific Sources 0010 ............................ 0410 ............................ Definitions ............................................................................................ Hot Asphalt Plants, Control Facilities Required .................................. 11/8/2007 11/8/2007 OAR 340–264—Rules for Open Burning 0040 ............................ Exemptions, Statewide ........................................................................ B. Rules on Which No Action Is Taken The following provisions were included in the SIP submittals discussed above. However, EPA is taking no action to incorporate them into Oregon’s federally approved SIP at this time. OAR 340–200—General Air Pollution Procedures and Definitions, rule 0040, General, ‘‘State of Oregon Clean Air Act Implementation Plan’’. OAR 340–215—Greenhouse Gas Reporting Requirements. OAR 340–218—Oregon Title V Operating Permits, rules 0010, 0020, 0040, 0050, 0120, 0150, 0180, 0190 and 0250. OAR 340–225—Air Quality Analysis Requirements, rule 0090, Requirements for Demonstrating a Net Air Quality Benefit, paragraph (a)(C) addressing interpollutant offset ratios for PM2.5. OAR 340–228—Requirements for Fuel Burning Equipment and Fuel Sulfur Content, rules 0672, 0673, 0676, and 0678 (Mercury Rules for Coal-Fired Power Plants). OAR 340–228—Requirements for Fuel Burning Equipment and Fuel Sulfur Content, rule 0300, Federal Acid Rain Program, Federal Regulations Adopted by Reference. OAR 340–230—Incinerator Regulations. OAR 340–234—Standards for Wood Products Industries—Specific references to TRS emission limits or definitions. OAR 340–246—Oregon State Air Toxics Program, rule 0230, Safety Net Source Air Toxics Emissions Reduction Measures in Permit. erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES III. Statutory and Executive Order Reviews Under the CAA, the Administrator is required to approve a SIP submission that complies with the provisions of the Act and applicable Federal regulations. 42 U.S.C. 7410(k); 40 CFR 52.02(a). Thus, in reviewing SIP submissions, EPA’s role is to approve state choices, provided that they meet the criteria of VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:56 Dec 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 the CAA. Accordingly, this proposed action merely approves state law as meeting Federal requirements and does not impose additional requirements beyond those imposed by state law. For that reason, this proposed action: • Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ subject to review by the Office of Management and Budget under Executive Order 12866 (58 FR 51735, October 4, 1993); • Does not impose an information collection burden under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.); • Is certified as not having a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.); • Does not contain any unfunded mandate or significantly or uniquely affect small governments, as described in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–4); • Does not have Federalism implications as specified in Executive Order 13132 (64 FR 43255, August 10, 1999); • Is not an economically significant regulatory action based on health or safety risks subject to Executive Order 13045 (62 FR 19885, April 23, 1997); • Is not a significant regulatory action subject to Executive Order 13211 (66 FR 28355, May 22, 2001); • Is not subject to requirements of Section 12(d) of the National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act of 1995 (15 U.S.C. 272 note) because application of those requirements would be inconsistent with the CAA; and • Does not provide EPA with the discretionary authority to address, as appropriate, disproportionate human health or environmental effects, using practicable and legally permissible methods, under Executive Order 12898 (59 FR 7629, February 16, 1994). In addition, this rule does not have tribal implications as specified by Executive Order 13175 (65 FR 67249, November 9, 2000), because the SIP is not approved to apply in Indian country PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 9/17/2008 located in the state, and EPA notes that it will not impose substantial direct costs on tribal governments or preempt tribal law. List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52 Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Incorporation by reference, Intergovernmental relations, Lead, Nitrogen dioxide, Ozone, Particulate matter, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Sulfur oxides, Volatile organic compounds. Dated: November 9, 2011. Dennis J. McLerran, Regional Administrator, Region 10. Part 52, chapter I, title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations is amended as follows: PART 52—[AMENDED] 1. The authority citation for Part 52 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. Subpart MM—Oregon 2. Section 52.1970 is amended by adding paragraphs (c)(153) and (154) to read as follows: ■ § 52.1970 Identification of plan. * * * * * (c) * * * (153) On October 8, 2008, October 10, 2008, March 17, 2009, June 23, 2010, December 22, 2010, and May 5, 2011, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality submitted numerous amendments to the Oregon Administrative Rules as revisions to the Oregon State implementation plan. The revisions include updating Oregon’s new source review rules to be consistent with current Federal regulations and streamlining Oregon’s air quality rules by clarifying requirements, removing duplicative rules, and correcting errors. (i) Incorporation by reference. (A) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative Rules, Chapter 340, effective February 5, 2001: E:\FR\FM\27DER1.SGM 27DER1 erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Rules and Regulations (1) Division 208, Visible Emissions and Nuisance Requirements: Rule 0100, Visible Emissions, Applicability; Rule 0200, Fugitive Emission Requirements, Applicability; Rule 0210, Fugitive Emission Requirements, Requirements. (B) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative Rules, Chapter 340, effective November 8, 2007: (1) Division 200, General Air Pollution Procedures and Definitions: Rule 0010, General, Purpose and Application; (2) Division 208, Visible Emissions and Nuisance Requirements: Rule 0010, Definitions; Rule 0110, Visible Emissions, Visible Air Contaminant Limitations; (3) Division 209, Public Participation: Rule 0040, Public Notice Information; Rule 0070, Hearing and Meeting Procedures; Rule 0080, Issuance or Denial of a Permit; (4) Division 214, Stationary Source Reporting Requirements: Rule 0010, Definitions; Rule 0300, Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Purpose and Applicability; Rule 0310, Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Planned Start-up and Shutdown; Rule 0320, Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Scheduled Maintenance; Rule 0330, Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, All Other Excess Emissions; Rule 0340, Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Reporting Requirements; Rule 0350, Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Enforcement Action Criteria; Rule 0360, Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Emergency as an Affirmative Defense; (5) Division 216, Air Contaminant Discharge Permits: Rule 0082, Termination or Revocation of an ACDP; (6) Division 228, Requirements for Fuel Burning Equipment and Fuel Sulfur Content: Rule 0020, Definitions; Rule 0200, General Emission Standards for Fuel Burning Equipment, Sulfur Dioxide Standards; Rule 0210, General Emission Standards for Fuel Burning Equipment, Grain Loading Standards; (7) Division 232, Emission Standards for VOC Point Sources: Rule 0010, Introduction; (8) Division 234, Emission Standards for Wood Products Industries: Rule 0010, Definitions (except for paragraphs (24), (26)(a) and (44)); Rule 0100, Wigwam Waste Burners, Wigwam Waste Burners; Rule 0140, Wigwam Waste Burners, Existing Administrative Agency Orders; Rule 0210, Kraft Pulp Mills, Emission Limitations (except for paragraph (1)); Rule 0240, Kraft Pulp Mills, Monitoring (except for paragraph (1)); Rule 0250, Kraft Pulp Mills, VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:56 Dec 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 Reporting (except for paragraphs (1) and (2)); Rule 0500, Board Products Industries (Veneer, Plywood, Particleboard, Hardboard), Applicability and General Provisions; Rule 0510, Board Products Industries (Veneer, Plywood, Particleboard, Hardboard), Veneer and Plywood Manufacturing Operations; Rule 0520, Board Products Industries (Veneer, Plywood, Particleboard, Hardboard), Particleboard Manufacturing Operations; Rule 0530, Board Products Industries (Veneer, Plywood, Particleboard, Hardboard), Hardboard Manufacturing Operations; (9) Division 236, Emission Standards for Specific Industries: Rule 0010, Definitions; Rule 0410, Hot Mix Asphalt Plants, Control Facilities Required. (C) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative Rules, Chapter 340, effective August 29, 2008: (1) Division 222, Stationary Source Plant Site Emission Limits: Rule 0020, Applicability. (D) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative Rules, Chapter 340, effective September 17, 2008: (1) Division 200, General Air Pollution Procedures and Definitions: Rule 0030, General, Exceptions; (2) Division 210, Stationary Source Notification Requirements: Rule 0205, Notice of Construction and Approval of Plans, Applicability; (3) Division 264, Rules for Open Burning: Rule 0040, Exemptions, Statewide. (E) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative Rules, Chapter 340, effective May 21, 2010: (1) Division 202, Ambient Air Quality Standards and PSD Increments: Rule 0090, Ambient Air Quality Standards, Ozone; Rule 0130, Ambient Air Quality Standards, Ambient Air Quality Standard for Lead; (2) Division 204, Designation of Air Quality Areas: Rule 0010, Definitions; Rule 0030, Designation of Nonattainment Areas; (3) Division 206, Air Pollution Emergencies: Rule 0010, Introduction; Rule 0030, Episode Stage Criteria for Air Pollution Emergencies (including Table 2, Air Pollution Episode Warning Conditions Emission Reduction Plan). (F) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative Rules, Chapter 340, effective May 1, 2011: (1) Division 200, General Air Pollution Procedures and Definitions: Rule 0020, General, General Air Quality Definitions (including Table 1, Significant Air Quality Impact; Table 2, Significant Emission Rates; Table 3, Significant Emission Rates for the Medford-Ashland Air Quality PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 80753 Maintenance Area; Table 4, De Minimus Emission Levels; Table 5, General PSELs); Rule 0025, General, Abbreviations and Acronyms; (2) Division 202, Ambient Air Quality Standards and PSD Increments: Rule 0010, Definitions; Rule 0060, Ambient Air Quality Standards, Suspended Particulate Matter; Rule 0210, Prevention of Significant Deterioration Increments, Ambient Air Increments (including Table 1, Maximum Allowable Increase); (3) Division 216, Air Contaminant Discharge Permits: Rule 0020, Applicability (including Table 1, Air Contaminant Discharge Permits; Table 2, Part 1 Initial Permitting Application Fees, Part 2 Annual Fees, Part 3 Specific Activity Fees, Part 4 Late Fees); Rule 0040, Application Requirements; Rule 0060, General Air Contaminant Discharge Permits; Rule 0064, Simple ACDP; (4) Division 224, Major New Source Review: Rule 0010, Applicability and General Prohibitions; Rule 0050, Requirements for Sources in Nonattainment Areas; Rule 0060, Requirements for Sources in Maintenance Areas, Rule 0070, Prevention of Significant Deterioration Requirements for Sources in Attainment or Unclassified Areas; (5) Division 225, Air Quality Analysis Requirements: Rule 0020, Definitions (including Table 1, Constant K for Range of Influence Calculation); Rule 0030, Procedural Requirements; Rule 0045, Requirements for Analysis in Maintenance Areas; Rule 0050, Requirements for Analysis in PSD Class II and Class III Areas; Rule 0060, Requirements for Demonstrating Compliance With Standards and Increments in PSD Class I Areas; and Rule 0090, Requirements for Demonstrating a Net Air Quality Benefit (except paragraph (2)(a)(C)). (G) Remove the following rules from section 340 to the OAR from the current incorporation by reference: Divisions 21, Rules 015, 050, 055 and 060; and Division 28. See paragraph(s) (c)(116)(i)(A), (c)(116)(i)(C), (c)(118)(i)(B) and (c)(139)(i)(B) of this section. (154) On October 10, 2008, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality submitted a SIP revision to repeal outdated rules governing wigwam waste burners with a statewide prohibition on their use, and to repeal redundant kraft pulp mill rules. (i) Incorporation by reference. (A) Remove the following rules of section 340 of the OAR from the current incorporation by reference: Division 234, Rules 0110, 0120, 0130, 0230 and E:\FR\FM\27DER1.SGM 27DER1 80754 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Rules and Regulations 0260. See paragraph (c)(139)(i)(A) of this section. ■ 3. Section 52.1987 is revised to read as follows: ■ § 52.1987 quality. (a) EPA approves the portion of Oregon’s SIP revision submitted June 23, 2010, and December 22, 2010 (referenced in § 52.1989(a)) addressing the requirement in Clean Air Act section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) that a state not interfere with any other state’s required measures to prevent significant deterioration (PSD) of its air quality (the third PSD element). (b) [Reserved] Significant deterioration of air (a) The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality rules for the prevention of significant deterioration of air quality (provisions of OAR Chapter 340, Divisions 200, 202, 209, 212, 216, 222, 224, 225 (except 225–0090(2)(a)(C) on interpollutant offset ratios), and 268, as in effect on May 1, 2011, are approved as meeting the requirements of title I, part C, subpart 1 of the Clean Air Act, as in effect on July 1, 2011, for preventing significant deterioration of air quality. (b) The Lane Regional Air Pollution Authority rules for permitting new and modified major stationary sources (Title 38 New Source Review) are approved, in conjunction with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality rules, in order for the Lane Regional Air Pollution Authority to issue prevention of significant deterioration permits within Lane County. (c) The requirements of sections 160 through 165 of the Clean Air Act are not met for Indian reservations since the plan does not include approvable procedures for preventing the significant deterioration of air quality on Indian reservations and, therefore, the provisions in § 52.21 except paragraph (a)(1) are hereby incorporated and made part of the applicable plan for Indian reservations in the State of Oregon. ■ 4. In § 52.1989, paragraph (a) is revised to read as follows: erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES § 52.1989 Interstate Transport for the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS and 1997 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS. (a) On June 23, 2010 and December 22, 2010, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality submitted a SIP revision, adopted by the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission on April 30, 2010, to meet the requirements of Clean Air Act section 110(a)(2)(D)(i). EPA approves the portion of this submittal relating to significant contribution to nonattainment of the NAAQS in any other state and interference with maintenance of the NAAQS by any other state. EPA also approves the portion of the submittal addressing the requirement in Clean Air Act section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) that a state not interfere with any other state’s required measures to prevent significant deterioration (PSD) of its air quality (the third PSD element). * * * * * VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:56 Dec 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 5. Section 52.1990 is added to read as follows: § 52.1990 Interstate Transport for the 2006 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS. [FR Doc. 2011–33012 Filed 12–23–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R07–OAR–2011–0675; FRL–9611–3] Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Kansas: Regional Haze Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: EPA is taking final action to approve a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for Kansas, submitted by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on October 26, 2009, that addresses Regional Haze for the first implementation period. EPA has determined that the plan submitted by Kansas satisfies the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act), for states to prevent any future and remedy and existing anthropogenic impairment of visibility in Class I areas caused by emissions of air pollutants located over a wide geographic area (also known as the ‘‘regional haze’’ program). EPA proposed to approve these revisions on August 23, 2011 (76 FR 52604). DATES: Effective Date: This rule will be effective January 26, 2012. ADDRESSES: EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket Identification No. EPA–R07–OAR– 2011–0675. All documents in the docket are listed on the http:// www.regulations.gov Web site. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, i.e., Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, is not placed on the Internet and will be publicly available only in hard copy form. Publicly available docket SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 materials are available either electronically through http:// www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the Air Planning and Development Branch, Air and Waste Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7, 901 North 5th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101. EPA requests that if at all possible, you contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section for further information. The regional office’s official hours of business are Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, excluding Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chrissy Wolfersberger, Air Planning and Development Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7, 901 N. 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66101; by telephone at (913) 551–7864; or by email at wolfersberger.chris@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Throughout this document, the terms ‘‘we,’’ ‘‘us,’’ and ‘‘our’’ refer to EPA. Table of Contents I. Background II. Public comments and EPA responses III. Final action IV. Statutory and Executive Order reviews I. Background On August 23, 2011 (76 FR 52604), EPA published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) for the State of Kansas, proposing approval of Kansas’ regional haze plan for the first implementation period (through 2018). A detailed explanation of the CAA’s visibility requirements and the regional haze rule as it applies to Kansas was provided in the NPR and will not be restated here. EPA’s rationale for proposing approval of the Kansas SIP revision was described in detail in the proposal, and is further described in this final rulemaking. II. Public comments and EPA responses The publication of EPA’s proposed rule on August 23, 2011 initiated a 30 day public comment period that ended on September 22, 2011. During the public comment period we received written comments from the State of Colorado, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on behalf of the State of Kansas (State), Kansas City Power & Light, Westar Energy, and the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). We have summarized the comments and provided our responses below. Full copies of the comment letters are available in the docket for this rulemaking. E:\FR\FM\27DER1.SGM 27DER1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R10-OAR-2011-0767, FRL-9494-9]


Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Oregon: New 
Source Review/Prevention of Significant Deterioration Rule Revisions 
and Air Quality Permit Streamlining Rule Revisions

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: EPA is taking final action to approve the amendments to the 
Oregon State Implementation Plan (SIP) that were proposed on September 
23, 2011. No comments were received on the proposal and today EPA is 
taking final action to approve the proposed SIP amendments without 
change. EPA is approving the SIP submission provided by the State of 
Oregon for the purpose of addressing the third element of the 
interstate transport provisions of Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act) for 
the 1997 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS or 
standards) and the 1997 and 2006 fine particulate matter 
(PM2.5) NAAQS. The third element of the CAA requires that a 
state not interfere with any other state's required measures to prevent 
significant deterioration (PSD) of its air quality. EPA is also 
approving numerous revisions to the Oregon SIP that were submitted to 
EPA by the State of Oregon on October 8, 2008; October 10, 2008; March 
17, 2009; June 23, 2010; December 22, 2010 and May 5, 2011. The 
revisions include updating Oregon's new source review (NSR) rules to be 
consistent with current Federal regulations, adding greenhouse gases 
(GHGs) to the list of pollutants whose emissions are subject to control 
under the State's NSR permitting process; and streamlining Oregon's air 
quality rules by clarifying requirements, removing duplicative rules, 
and correcting errors. The Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) that EPA 
promulgated on December 9, 2010, providing for federal implementation 
of PSD permitting for GHGs is also withdrawn as part of this action 
because it is being replaced through the approval of the State's 
regulations providing authority for PSD permitting of GHG emissions. 
The revisions were submitted in accordance with the requirements of 
section 110 and part D of the Act. Finally, EPA has identified a 
technical error in its most recent codification of the Oregon SIP and 
is making a technical correction to reinstate text that had been 
unintentionally omitted from that section.

DATES: This action is effective on January 26, 2012.

ADDRESSES: EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket 
Identification No. EPA-R10-OAR-2011-0767. All documents in the docket 
are listed on the http://www.regulations.gov Web site. Although listed 
in the index, some information may not be publicly available, i.e., 
Confidential Business Information or other information whose disclosure 
is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted 
material, is not placed on the Internet and will be publicly available 
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materials are available either electronically through http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at EPA Region 10, Office of Air, 
Waste, and Toxics, AWT-107, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 
98101. EPA requests that you contact the person listed in the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to schedule your inspection. The 
Regional Office's official hours of business are Monday through Friday, 
8:30 to 4:30, excluding Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Hedges at telephone number: 
(206) 553-0296, email address: hedges.scott@epa.gov, or the above EPA, 
Region 10 address.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Throughout this document, wherever ``we,'' 
``us,'' or ``our'' is used, we mean the EPA. Information is organized 
as follows:

Table of Contents

I. Background
    A. Third PSD Element of Oregon's Interstate Transport SIP for 
the 1997 Ozone and 1997 and 2006 p.m.2.5 NAAQS
    B. Oregon's NSR/PSD Permitting Program
    C. Agricultural Operations (as specified in Oregon Revised 
Statute 468A.020)
    D. Permitting Rule Corrections, Clarifications and Streamlining
II. Final Action
    A. Rules to Approve into SIP
    B. Rules on which No Action is Taken
III. Statutory and Executive Order Reviews

I. Background

    Title I of the CAA, as amended by Congress in 1990, specifies the 
general requirements for states to submit State Implementation Plans 
(SIPs) to attain and/or maintain the NAAQS and EPA's actions regarding 
approval of those SIPs. On October 8, 2008, October 10, 2008, March 17, 
2009, June 23, 2010, December 22, 2010 and May 5, 2011, the Oregon 
Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) submitted numerous revisions 
to the SIP for the State of Oregon. On September 23, 2011 (76 FR 
59090), EPA solicited public comment on a proposal to approve specified 
portions of the State's submissions. See 76 FR 59090. No public 
comments were received on the proposal and we are now taking final 
action to approve the SIP revisions as described in the September 23, 
2011, proposal.

A. Third PSD Element of Oregon's Interstate Transport SIP for the 1997 
Ozone and 1997 and 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS

    On July 18, 1997, EPA promulgated the 1997 8-hour ozone \1\ NAAQS 
and the 1997 PM2.5 NAAQS \2\. Additionally on December 18, 
2006, EPA revised the 1997 24-hour PM2.5 standard.\3\ 
Today's actions relate to these revised standards (the 1997 8-hour 
ozone NAAQS and the 1997 and 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS).
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    \1\ See 62 FR 38856. The level of the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS is 
0.08 parts per million (ppm). 40 CFR part 50.10. The 8-hour ozone 
standard is met when the 3-year average of the annual 4th highest 
daily maximum 8-hour ozone concentrations is 0.08 ppm or less (i.e., 
less than 0.085 ppm based on the rounding convention in 40 CFR part 
50, appendix I). This 3-year average is referred to as the ``design 
value.''
    \2\ See 62 FR 38652. The level of the 1997 PM2.5 
NAAQS are 15.0 [micro]g/m\3\ (annual arithmetic mean concentration) 
and 65 [micro]g/m\3\ (24-hour average concentration). 40 CFR part 
50.7. The annual standard is met when the 3-year average of the 
annual mean concentrations is 15.0 [micro]g/m\3\ or less (i.e., less 
than 15.05 [micro]g/m\3\ based on the rounding convention in 40 CFR 
part 50, appendix N section 4.3). The 24-hour standard is met when 
the 3-year average annual 98th percentile of 24-hour concentrations 
is 65 [micro]g/m\3\ or less (i.e., less than 65.5 [micro]g/m\3\ 
based on the rounding convention in 40 CFR part 40 appendix N 
section 4.3). Id. These 3-year averages are referred to as the 
annual PM2.5 and 24-hour PM2.5 ``design 
values,'' respectively.
    \3\ See 71 FR 61144 . In 2006, the 24-hour PM2.5 
NAAQS standard was changed from 65 [micro]g/m\3\ to 35 [micro]g/m\3\ 
(24-hour average concentration). The annual PM2.5 
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    The interstate transport SIP provisions in section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) 
(also called ``good neighbor'' provisions) require each state to submit 
a SIP that contains provisions that prohibit emissions that adversely 
affect another state in the ways contemplated in the statute. Section 
110(a)(2)(D)(i) identifies four distinct elements related to the 
evaluation of impacts of interstate transport of air pollutants. In 
this rulemaking EPA is approving Oregon's SIP with respect to the third 
element of that section. The third element of section 110(a)(2)(D)(i) 
requires a SIP to contain adequate provisions prohibiting emissions 
that interfere with any other state's required measures to prevent 
significant deterioration of its air quality.
    As a part of its SIP submittal addressing interstate transport, 
ODEQ submitted an analysis entitled ``Oregon SIP Infrastructure for 
Addressing the Interstate Transport of Ozone and Fine Particulate 
Matter'', dated November 5, 2009, to EPA on December 22, 2010.\4\ EPA 
finds that ODEQ's submission, when evaluated in conjunction with the 
NSR/PSD rule revisions that EPA is also approving in today's action, 
meets the requirements under the CAA necessary to avoid interference 
with another state's SIP measures for preventing significant 
deterioration of air quality. We are, therefore, approving Oregon's SIP 
submission for purposes of meeting the requirements of CAA section 
110(a)(2)(D)(i) that addresses the third PSD element of the interstate 
transport provisions for the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS and the 1997 and 
2006 PM2.5 NAAQS.
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B. Oregon's NSR/PSD Rule Revisions

    On December 31, 2002, EPA published final rule changes to the PSD 
and nonattainment NSR programs (67 FR 80186) and on November 7, 2003, 
EPA published a notice of final action on the reconsideration of the 
December 31, 2002 final rule changes (68 FR 63021). The December 31, 
2002 and the November 7, 2003, final actions, are collectively referred 
to as the ``2002 NSR Reform Rules.''
    The 2002 NSR Reform Rules require that state agencies adopt and 
submit revisions to their SIP permitting programs implementing the 
minimum program elements of the 2002 NSR Reform Rules no later than 
January 2, 2006. To meet this requirement, ODEQ submitted an NSR reform 
equivalency demonstration report on December 22, 2005.
    For the reasons discussed in EPA's proposed action, EPA has 
determined that Oregon's PSD program for reviewing and controlling 
emissions from new and modified sources is at least as strict as EPA's 
program. We have reviewed Oregon's NSR/PSD program and ODEQ's recent 
rule revisions and have determined that the NSR/PSD program meets the 
current requirements in 40 CFR 51.165 and 51.166. Accordingly, EPA is 
taking final action to approve these measures into the federally 
approved SIP.
    On May 5, 2011, ODEQ submitted a series of additional rule changes 
as revisions to the Oregon SIP. These rule changes are necessary to 
align its rules with significant changes made to EPA's air quality 
permitting regulations, including the 2002 NSR Reform Rules (published 
on December 31, 2002, effective date March 3, 2003), and the permitting 
of PM2.5 (direct PM2.5 and PM2.5 
precursors) and GHG emissions. The SIP submittal covers revisions to 
OAR chapter 340, divisions 200, 202, 216, 224, 225, and 228.
    The rule revisions include the adoption of a threshold or 
significant emission rate of 10 tons per year of PM2.5 as a 
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NSR/PSD permitting only if a physical or operational change increased 
emissions above this threshold. The rule revisions also include the 
adoption of levels to determine if additional ambient air quality 
analysis is required, track the cumulative impact of emissions growth 
in areas that meet air quality standards, and determine if 
preconstruction monitoring is required for PM2.5.
    In addition, the May 5, 2011, SIP submittal includes rules to allow 
the permitting of GHG emissions under Oregon's NSR/PSD program. 
Oregon's definition of ``federal major source'' is almost identical to 
EPA's definition of ``major stationary source'' and as such, Oregon has 
tailored its PSD rules in a manner identical to EPA's with respect to 
major sources of GHG emissions. That is, for a ``federal major source'' 
to be ``major'' for GHGs under the Oregon PSD program, it must have the 
potential to emit GHGs equal to or greater than 100,000 tons per year 
on a carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) basis and a potential to emit 
GHGs equal to or greater than 100/250 tons per year on a mass basis.\5\ 
However, Oregon's definition of ``major modification'' is substantially 
different than (but equivalent to) EPA's definition of ``major 
modification'' so Oregon has tailored its PSD rule in a different 
manner in order to produce the same outcome with respect to major 
modifications for GHGs as EPA's Tailoring Rule.
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that allows the effect of different GHGs to be compared using carbon 
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    In order for Oregon's PSEL-based definition to have the same effect 
as EPA's definition of ``major modification'' with respect to GHG 
emissions (i.e., an increase greater than 75,000 tons per year on a 
CO2e basis and an increase greater than ``zero'' on a mass basis), 
Oregon's rule requires the establishment of PSELs on a CO2e basis and 
an increase in the PSEL of more than 75,000 tons per year on a CO2e 
basis, before a ``major modification'' under the Oregon rules will have 
occurred.\6\ This approach is consistent with how the Oregon program 
defines major modifications for all other NSR regulated pollutants and 
results in the same outcome as EPA's Tailoring Rule with respect to 
major modifications for GHG emissions.
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    \6\ Oregon's rules use the terms ``significant emission 
threshold'' or ``significant emission rate (SER)'' for GHG PSD 
permitting purposes. However, these terms do not have the same 
meaning as ``significant'' as used in the context of EPA's PSD 
regulation at 40 CFR 51.166. EPA has not established a significant 
emission rate for GHGs under 40 CFR 51.166(b)(23)(i). Oregon's PSEL 
PSD permitting program establishes a GHG threshold of 75,000 CO2e to 
tailor the application of its PSD permitting program in a manner 
similar to EPA's GHG Tailoring Rule.
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    EPA finds that these provisions are consistent with EPA's GHG 
Tailoring Rule and is approving the GHG PSD permitting provisions into 
the federally approved Oregon SIP, providing Oregon with the authority 
to issue PSD permits addressing GHG emissions. EPA is simultaneously 
withdrawing the FIP codified in 40 CFR 52.1987(d) that ensures the 
availability of a PSD-permitting authority for GHG-emitting sources in 
Oregon to reflect the fact that analogous provisions are now a part of 
the federally-approved SIP. EPA has identified a technical error in 40 
CFR 52.1987 whereby subsections (a), (b), and (c) were erroneously 
omitted from the code of federal regulations when EPA promulgated the 
GHG FIP and added subsection (d).\7\ In this action, EPA is clarifying 
that subsections (a), (b), and (c) should not have been omitted from 
the text of the CFR as EPA never provided notice of its intent (and did 
not intend) to remove those provisions from the SIP.
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C. Agricultural Operations (as Specified in Oregon Revised Statute 
468A.020)

    The CAA does not provide an exemption for agricultural operations 
while, prior to 2007, Oregon's State law exempted most agricultural 
operations from air quality regulations. To address this discrepancy, 
the 2007 Oregon Legislature (in accordance with Oregon Senate Bill 235) 
updated Oregon's air quality law (Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 468.020 
and 468A.020) to be consistent with the Federal CAA enabling the 
regulation of air emissions from agricultural sources if necessary to 
implement the Federal CAA. The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission 
in turn adopted rule amendments to OAR (340) 200-0030, (340) 210-0205, 
and (340) 264-0040 to align these rules with ORS 468A.020 and to make 
revisions to Oregon's SIP and the Oregon Title V operating permit 
program. The revisions to OAR (340) 200-0030, (340) 210-0205, and (340) 
264-0040 were submitted to EPA by ODEQ on October 8, 2008. OAR rules 
now allow agricultural air quality pollution sources to be regulated in 
Oregon as necessary to meet CAA requirements.
    EPA believes that the revised ORS 468A.020 (in conjunction with the 
corresponding revisions to the OAR (340) 200-0030, (340) 210-0205, and 
(340) 264-0040) meet CAA requirements and, therefore, are approving 
these revised OAR provisions into the federally approved Oregon SIP.

D. Permitting Rule Corrections, Clarifications and Streamlining

    EPA is also approving portions of the October 10, 2008, March 17, 
2009, and June 23, 2010, SIP submittals from ODEQ that correct previous 
errors, provide clarification and streamline air quality permitting 
rules in the State of Oregon.
    On November 5, 1999, ODEQ submitted a complete rule renumbering to 
EPA for approval. On January 22, 2003 (68 FR 2891), we approved most of 
these new divisions but at that time did not take action on division 
208 (Visible Emissions and Nuisance Requirements). We are now approving 
rules 0010 (Definitions), 0100 (Visible Emissions, Applicability), 0110 
(Visible Emissions, Visible Air Contaminant Limitations), 0200 
(Fugitive Emissions Requirements, Applicability) and 0210 (Fugitive 
Emissions Requirements) of division 208 into the Oregon SIP which 
replace division 21, rules 015, 050, 055, and 060, which are 
simultaneously being removed from the SIP (codified in 40 CFR 
52.1970(c)(153)(i)(G)).
    We are also approving Oregon's current excess emission rules 
(division 214, rules 0300 through 0360 that were included in the 
October 10, 2008 SIP submittal) into the Oregon SIP. These division 214 
rules replace the federally-approved division 28, rules 1400, 1410, 
1420, 1430, 1440, and 1450, which are simultaneously removed from the 
SIP in this action (codified in 40 CFR 52.1970(c)(153)(i)(G)). EPA 
finds that the division 214 rules conform to Federal standards related 
to excess emissions. Oregon's excess emission provisions specify the 
factors that the State will take into account regarding the exercise of 
its enforcement discretion in response to excess emissions.
    Additionally, as part of October 10, 2008 SIP submittal, ODEQ 
submitted a revision to repeal outdated rules governing wigwam waste 
burners with a statewide prohibition on their use (division 234, rules 
0110, 0120, and 0130) and redundant kraft pulp mill rules (division 
234, rules 0230 and 0260). These rules are removed from the SIP in this 
action (codified in 40 CFR 52.1970(c)(154)(i)(A)).
    These rules are described with additional specificity in our 
proposal for this action (76 FR 59090).

II. Final Action

    EPA is taking final action to approve into Oregon's federally-
approved SIP

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the provisions discussed in the September 23, 2011, proposal. This 
action will result in the following changes to the Oregon SIP in 40 CFR 
part 52, subpart MM.

A. Rules Approved Into SIP

    EPA is approving into the Oregon SIP at 40 CFR part 52, subpart MM, 
the following revisions to chapter 340 of the OAR listed in Table 1. It 
is important to note that in those instances where ODEQ submitted 
multiple revisions to a single rule of chapter 340 of the OAR, the most 
recent version of that rule (based on State effective date) is being 
incorporated into the SIP since it supersedes all previous revisions.

                                                        Table 1--ODEQ Regulations Being Approved
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                                                                                          State
              State citation                              Title/subject                 effective                        Explanation
                                                                                           date
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                                              OAR 340-200--General Air Pollution Procedures and Definitions
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0010.....................................  General, Purpose and Application..........    11/8/2007  ....................................................
0020.....................................  General, General Air Quality Definitions..     5/1/2011  Including Tables 1-5.
0025.....................................  General, Abbreviations and Acronyms.......     5/1/2011  ....................................................
0030.....................................  General, Exceptions.......................    9/17/2008  ....................................................
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                                              OAR 340-202--Ambient Air Quality Standards and PSD Increments
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0010.....................................  Definitions...............................     5/1/2011  ....................................................
0060.....................................  Ambient Air Quality Standards, Suspended       5/1/2011  ....................................................
                                            Particulate Matter.
0090.....................................  Ambient Air Quality Standards, Ozone......    5/21/2010  ....................................................
0130.....................................  Ambient Air Quality Standards, Ambient Air    5/21/2010  ....................................................
                                            Quality Standard for Lead.
0210.....................................  Prevention of Significant Deterioration        5/1/2011  Including Table 1.
                                            Increments, Ambient Air Increments.
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                                                      OAR 340-204--Designation of Air Quality Areas
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0010.....................................  Definitions...............................    5/21/2010  ....................................................
0030.....................................  Designation of Nonattainment Areas........    5/21/2010  ....................................................
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                                                         OAR 340-206--Air Pollution Emergencies
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0010.....................................  Introduction..............................    5/21/2010  ....................................................
0030.....................................  Episode Stage Criteria for Air Pollution      5/21/2010  Including Table 2.
                                            Emergencies.
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                                                OAR 340-208--Visible Emissions and Nuisance Requirements
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0010.....................................  Definitions...............................    11/8/2007  ....................................................
0100.....................................  Visible Emissions, Applicability..........     2/5/2001  ....................................................
0110.....................................  Visible Emissions, Visible Air Contaminant    11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Limitations.
0200.....................................  Fugitive Emission Requirements,                2/5/2001  ....................................................
                                            Applicability.
0210.....................................  Fugitive Emission Requirements,                2/5/2001  ....................................................
                                            Requirements.
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                                                            OAR 340-209--Public Participation
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0040.....................................  Public Notice Information.................    11/8/2007  ....................................................
0070.....................................  Hearings and Meeting Procedures...........    11/8/2007  ....................................................
0080.....................................  Issuance or Denial of a Permit............    11/8/2007  ....................................................
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                                                OAR 340-210--Stationary Source Notification Requirements
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0205.....................................  Notice of Construction and Approval of        9/17/2008  ....................................................
                                            Plans, Applicability.
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                                                  OAR 340-214--Stationary Source Reporting Requirements
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0010.....................................  Definitions...............................    11/8/2007  ....................................................
0300 (Formally OAR-340-28-1400)..........  Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision,     11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Purpose and Applicability.
0310 (Formally OAR-340-28-1410)..........  Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision,     11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Planned Startup and Shutdown.
0320 (Formally OAR-340-28-1420)..........  Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision,     11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Scheduled Maintenance.
0330 (Formally OAR-340-28-1430)..........  Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision,     11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            All Other Excess Emissions.
0340 (Formally OAR-340-28-1440)..........  Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision,     11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Reporting Requirements.
0350 (Formally OAR-340-28-1450)..........  Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision,     11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Enforcement Action Criteria.
0360.....................................  Emergency as an Affirmative Defense.......    11/8/2007  ....................................................
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                                                     OAR 340-216--Air Contaminant Discharge Permits
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0020.....................................  Applicability.............................     5/1/2011  Including Tables 1 and 2.
0040.....................................  Application Requirements..................     5/1/2011  ....................................................
0060.....................................  General ACDPs.............................     5/1/2011  ....................................................
0064.....................................  Simple ACDP...............................     5/1/2011  ....................................................
0082.....................................  Termination or Revocation of an ACDP......    11/8/2007  ....................................................
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                                                OAR 340-222--Stationary Source Plant Site Emission Limits
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0020.....................................  Applicability.............................    8/29/2008  ....................................................
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                                                           OAR 340-224 Major New Source Review
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0010.....................................  Applicability and General Prohibitions....     5/1/2011  ....................................................
0050.....................................  Requirements for Sources in Nonattainment      5/1/2011  ....................................................
                                            Areas.
0060.....................................  Requirements for Sources in Maintenance        5/1/2011  ....................................................
                                            Areas.
0070.....................................  Prevention of Significant Deterioration        5/1/2011  ....................................................
                                            Requirements for Sources in Attainment or
                                            Unclassified Areas.
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                                                     OAR 340-225--Air Quality Analysis Requirements
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0020.....................................  Definitions...............................     5/1/2011  Including Table 1.
0030.....................................  Procedural Requirements...................     5/1/2011  ....................................................
0045.....................................  Requirements for Analysis in Maintenance       5/1/2011  ....................................................
                                            Areas.
0050.....................................  Requirements for Analysis in PSD Class II      5/1/2011  ....................................................
                                            and Class III Areas.
0060.....................................  Requirements for Demonstrating Compliance      5/1/2011  ....................................................
                                            with Standards and Increments in PSD
                                            Class I Areas.
0090.....................................  Requirements for Demonstrating a Net Air       5/1/2011  Except 0090(2)(a)(C) addressing interpollutant
                                            Quality Benefit.                                         offset ratios.
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                                      OAR 340-228--Requirements for Fuel Burning Equipment and Fuel Sulfur Content
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0020.....................................  Definitions...............................    11/8/2007  ....................................................
0200.....................................  General Emission Standards for Fuel           11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Burning Equipment, Sulfur Dioxide
                                            Standards.
0210.....................................  General Emission Standards for Fuel           11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Burning Equipment, Grain Loading
                                            Standards.
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                                                     OAR 340-232--Emission Standards for VOC Sources
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0010.....................................  Introduction..............................    11/8/2007  ....................................................
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                                              OAR 340-234--Emission Standards for Wood Products Industries
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0010.....................................  Definitions...............................    11/8/2007  Except 0010(24), 0010(26)(a) and 0010(44) addressing
                                                                                                     total reduced sulfur (TRS) emission-related
                                                                                                     definitions.
0100.....................................  Wigwam Waste Burners, Wigwam Waste Burners    11/8/2007  ....................................................
0110.....................................  Wigwam Waste Burners, Authorization to        11/8/2007  Rule repealed, remove from SIP.
                                            Operate a Wigwam Burner.
0120.....................................  Wigwam Waste Burners, Emission and            11/8/2007  Rule repealed, remove from SIP.
                                            Operation Standards for Wigwam Waste
                                            Burners.
0130.....................................  Wigwam Waste Burners, Monitoring and          11/8/2007  Rule repealed, remove from SIP.
                                            Reporting.
0140.....................................  Wigwam Waste Burners, Existing                11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Administrative Agency Orders.
0210.....................................  Kraft Pulp Mills, Emission Limitations....    11/8/2007  Except 0210(1) addressing TRS emission limitations.
0230.....................................  Kraft Pulp Mills, Plans and Specifications    11/8/2007  Rule repealed, remove from SIP.
0240.....................................  Kraft Pulp Mills, Monitoring..............    11/8/2007  Except 0240(1) addressing TRS monitoring provisions.
0250.....................................  Kraft Pulp Mills, Reporting...............    11/8/2007  Except 0250(1) and 0250(2) addressing TRS reporting
                                                                                                     provisions.
0260.....................................  Kraft Pulp Mills, Upset Conditions........    11/8/2007  Rule repealed, remove from SIP.
0500.....................................  Board Product Industries, Applicability       11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            and General Provisions.
0510.....................................  Board Product Industries, Veneer and          11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Plywood Manufacturing Operations.
0520.....................................  Board Product Industries, Particleboard       11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Manufacturing Operations.
0530.....................................  Board Product Industries, Hardboard           11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Manufacturing Operations.
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                                                  OAR 340-236--Emission Standards for Specific Sources
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0010.....................................  Definitions...............................    11/8/2007  ....................................................
0410.....................................  Hot Asphalt Plants, Control Facilities        11/8/2007  ....................................................
                                            Required.
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                                                           OAR 340-264--Rules for Open Burning
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0040.....................................  Exemptions, Statewide.....................    9/17/2008  ....................................................
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B. Rules on Which No Action Is Taken

    The following provisions were included in the SIP submittals 
discussed above. However, EPA is taking no action to incorporate them 
into Oregon's federally approved SIP at this time.

OAR 340-200--General Air Pollution Procedures and Definitions, rule 
0040, General, ``State of Oregon Clean Air Act Implementation Plan''.
OAR 340-215--Greenhouse Gas Reporting Requirements.
OAR 340-218--Oregon Title V Operating Permits, rules 0010, 0020, 0040, 
0050, 0120, 0150, 0180, 0190 and 0250.
OAR 340-225--Air Quality Analysis Requirements, rule 0090, Requirements 
for Demonstrating a Net Air Quality Benefit, paragraph (a)(C) 
addressing interpollutant offset ratios for PM2.5.
OAR 340-228--Requirements for Fuel Burning Equipment and Fuel Sulfur 
Content, rules 0672, 0673, 0676, and 0678 (Mercury Rules for Coal-Fired 
Power Plants).
OAR 340-228--Requirements for Fuel Burning Equipment and Fuel Sulfur 
Content, rule 0300, Federal Acid Rain Program, Federal Regulations 
Adopted by Reference.
OAR 340-230--Incinerator Regulations.
OAR 340-234--Standards for Wood Products Industries--Specific 
references to TRS emission limits or definitions.
OAR 340-246--Oregon State Air Toxics Program, rule 0230, Safety Net 
Source Air Toxics Emissions Reduction Measures in Permit.

III. Statutory and Executive Order Reviews

    Under the CAA, the Administrator is required to approve a SIP 
submission that complies with the provisions of the Act and applicable 
Federal regulations. 42 U.S.C. 7410(k); 40 CFR 52.02(a). Thus, in 
reviewing SIP submissions, EPA's role is to approve state choices, 
provided that they meet the criteria of the CAA. Accordingly, this 
proposed action merely approves state law as meeting Federal 
requirements and does not impose additional requirements beyond those 
imposed by state law. For that reason, this proposed action:
     Is not a ``significant regulatory action'' subject to 
review by the Office of Management and Budget under Executive Order 
12866 (58 FR 51735, October 4, 1993);
     Does not impose an information collection burden under the 
provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.);
     Is certified as not having a significant economic impact 
on a substantial number of small entities under the Regulatory 
Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.);
     Does not contain any unfunded mandate or significantly or 
uniquely affect small governments, as described in the Unfunded 
Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-4);
     Does not have Federalism implications as specified in 
Executive Order 13132 (64 FR 43255, August 10, 1999);
     Is not an economically significant regulatory action based 
on health or safety risks subject to Executive Order 13045 (62 FR 
19885, April 23, 1997);
     Is not a significant regulatory action subject to 
Executive Order 13211 (66 FR 28355, May 22, 2001);
     Is not subject to requirements of Section 12(d) of the 
National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act of 1995 (15 U.S.C. 272 
note) because application of those requirements would be inconsistent 
with the CAA; and
     Does not provide EPA with the discretionary authority to 
address, as appropriate, disproportionate human health or environmental 
effects, using practicable and legally permissible methods, under 
Executive Order 12898 (59 FR 7629, February 16, 1994).
    In addition, this rule does not have tribal implications as 
specified by Executive Order 13175 (65 FR 67249, November 9, 2000), 
because the SIP is not approved to apply in Indian country located in 
the state, and EPA notes that it will not impose substantial direct 
costs on tribal governments or preempt tribal law.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52

    Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Incorporation by 
reference, Intergovernmental relations, Lead, Nitrogen dioxide, Ozone, 
Particulate matter, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Sulfur 
oxides, Volatile organic compounds.

    Dated: November 9, 2011.
Dennis J. McLerran,
Regional Administrator, Region 10.
    Part 52, chapter I, title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations is 
amended as follows:

PART 52--[AMENDED]

0
1. The authority citation for Part 52 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.

Subpart MM--Oregon

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2. Section 52.1970 is amended by adding paragraphs (c)(153) and (154) 
to read as follows:


Sec.  52.1970  Identification of plan.

* * * * *
    (c) * * *
    (153) On October 8, 2008, October 10, 2008, March 17, 2009, June 
23, 2010, December 22, 2010, and May 5, 2011, the Oregon Department of 
Environmental Quality submitted numerous amendments to the Oregon 
Administrative Rules as revisions to the Oregon State implementation 
plan. The revisions include updating Oregon's new source review rules 
to be consistent with current Federal regulations and streamlining 
Oregon's air quality rules by clarifying requirements, removing 
duplicative rules, and correcting errors.
    (i) Incorporation by reference.
    (A) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative 
Rules, Chapter 340, effective February 5, 2001:

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    (1) Division 208, Visible Emissions and Nuisance Requirements: Rule 
0100, Visible Emissions, Applicability; Rule 0200, Fugitive Emission 
Requirements, Applicability; Rule 0210, Fugitive Emission Requirements, 
Requirements.
    (B) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative 
Rules, Chapter 340, effective November 8, 2007:
    (1) Division 200, General Air Pollution Procedures and Definitions: 
Rule 0010, General, Purpose and Application;
    (2) Division 208, Visible Emissions and Nuisance Requirements: Rule 
0010, Definitions; Rule 0110, Visible Emissions, Visible Air 
Contaminant Limitations;
    (3) Division 209, Public Participation: Rule 0040, Public Notice 
Information; Rule 0070, Hearing and Meeting Procedures; Rule 0080, 
Issuance or Denial of a Permit;
    (4) Division 214, Stationary Source Reporting Requirements: Rule 
0010, Definitions; Rule 0300, Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, 
Purpose and Applicability; Rule 0310, Excess Emissions and Emergency 
Provision, Planned Start-up and Shutdown; Rule 0320, Excess Emissions 
and Emergency Provision, Scheduled Maintenance; Rule 0330, Excess 
Emissions and Emergency Provision, All Other Excess Emissions; Rule 
0340, Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Reporting Requirements; 
Rule 0350, Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, Enforcement Action 
Criteria; Rule 0360, Excess Emissions and Emergency Provision, 
Emergency as an Affirmative Defense;
    (5) Division 216, Air Contaminant Discharge Permits: Rule 0082, 
Termination or Revocation of an ACDP;
    (6) Division 228, Requirements for Fuel Burning Equipment and Fuel 
Sulfur Content: Rule 0020, Definitions; Rule 0200, General Emission 
Standards for Fuel Burning Equipment, Sulfur Dioxide Standards; Rule 
0210, General Emission Standards for Fuel Burning Equipment, Grain 
Loading Standards;
    (7) Division 232, Emission Standards for VOC Point Sources: Rule 
0010, Introduction;
    (8) Division 234, Emission Standards for Wood Products Industries: 
Rule 0010, Definitions (except for paragraphs (24), (26)(a) and (44)); 
Rule 0100, Wigwam Waste Burners, Wigwam Waste Burners; Rule 0140, 
Wigwam Waste Burners, Existing Administrative Agency Orders; Rule 0210, 
Kraft Pulp Mills, Emission Limitations (except for paragraph (1)); Rule 
0240, Kraft Pulp Mills, Monitoring (except for paragraph (1)); Rule 
0250, Kraft Pulp Mills, Reporting (except for paragraphs (1) and (2)); 
Rule 0500, Board Products Industries (Veneer, Plywood, Particleboard, 
Hardboard), Applicability and General Provisions; Rule 0510, Board 
Products Industries (Veneer, Plywood, Particleboard, Hardboard), Veneer 
and Plywood Manufacturing Operations; Rule 0520, Board Products 
Industries (Veneer, Plywood, Particleboard, Hardboard), Particleboard 
Manufacturing Operations; Rule 0530, Board Products Industries (Veneer, 
Plywood, Particleboard, Hardboard), Hardboard Manufacturing Operations;
    (9) Division 236, Emission Standards for Specific Industries: Rule 
0010, Definitions; Rule 0410, Hot Mix Asphalt Plants, Control 
Facilities Required.
    (C) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative 
Rules, Chapter 340, effective August 29, 2008:
    (1) Division 222, Stationary Source Plant Site Emission Limits: 
Rule 0020, Applicability.
    (D) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative 
Rules, Chapter 340, effective September 17, 2008:
    (1) Division 200, General Air Pollution Procedures and Definitions: 
Rule 0030, General, Exceptions;
    (2) Division 210, Stationary Source Notification Requirements: Rule 
0205, Notice of Construction and Approval of Plans, Applicability;
    (3) Division 264, Rules for Open Burning: Rule 0040, Exemptions, 
Statewide.
    (E) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative 
Rules, Chapter 340, effective May 21, 2010:
    (1) Division 202, Ambient Air Quality Standards and PSD Increments: 
Rule 0090, Ambient Air Quality Standards, Ozone; Rule 0130, Ambient Air 
Quality Standards, Ambient Air Quality Standard for Lead;
    (2) Division 204, Designation of Air Quality Areas: Rule 0010, 
Definitions; Rule 0030, Designation of Nonattainment Areas;
    (3) Division 206, Air Pollution Emergencies: Rule 0010, 
Introduction; Rule 0030, Episode Stage Criteria for Air Pollution 
Emergencies (including Table 2, Air Pollution Episode Warning 
Conditions Emission Reduction Plan).
    (F) The following revised sections of the Oregon Administrative 
Rules, Chapter 340, effective May 1, 2011:
    (1) Division 200, General Air Pollution Procedures and Definitions: 
Rule 0020, General, General Air Quality Definitions (including Table 1, 
Significant Air Quality Impact; Table 2, Significant Emission Rates; 
Table 3, Significant Emission Rates for the Medford-Ashland Air Quality 
Maintenance Area; Table 4, De Minimus Emission Levels; Table 5, General 
PSELs); Rule 0025, General, Abbreviations and Acronyms;
    (2) Division 202, Ambient Air Quality Standards and PSD Increments: 
Rule 0010, Definitions; Rule 0060, Ambient Air Quality Standards, 
Suspended Particulate Matter; Rule 0210, Prevention of Significant 
Deterioration Increments, Ambient Air Increments (including Table 1, 
Maximum Allowable Increase);
    (3) Division 216, Air Contaminant Discharge Permits: Rule 0020, 
Applicability (including Table 1, Air Contaminant Discharge Permits; 
Table 2, Part 1 Initial Permitting Application Fees, Part 2 Annual 
Fees, Part 3 Specific Activity Fees, Part 4 Late Fees); Rule 0040, 
Application Requirements; Rule 0060, General Air Contaminant Discharge 
Permits; Rule 0064, Simple ACDP;
    (4) Division 224, Major New Source Review: Rule 0010, Applicability 
and General Prohibitions; Rule 0050, Requirements for Sources in 
Nonattainment Areas; Rule 0060, Requirements for Sources in Maintenance 
Areas, Rule 0070, Prevention of Significant Deterioration Requirements 
for Sources in Attainment or Unclassified Areas;
    (5) Division 225, Air Quality Analysis Requirements: Rule 0020, 
Definitions (including Table 1, Constant K for Range of Influence 
Calculation); Rule 0030, Procedural Requirements; Rule 0045, 
Requirements for Analysis in Maintenance Areas; Rule 0050, Requirements 
for Analysis in PSD Class II and Class III Areas; Rule 0060, 
Requirements for Demonstrating Compliance With Standards and Increments 
in PSD Class I Areas; and Rule 0090, Requirements for Demonstrating a 
Net Air Quality Benefit (except paragraph (2)(a)(C)).
    (G) Remove the following rules from section 340 to the OAR from the 
current incorporation by reference: Divisions 21, Rules 015, 050, 055 
and 060; and Division 28. See paragraph(s) (c)(116)(i)(A), 
(c)(116)(i)(C), (c)(118)(i)(B) and (c)(139)(i)(B) of this section.
    (154) On October 10, 2008, the Oregon Department of Environmental 
Quality submitted a SIP revision to repeal outdated rules governing 
wigwam waste burners with a statewide prohibition on their use, and to 
repeal redundant kraft pulp mill rules.
    (i) Incorporation by reference.
    (A) Remove the following rules of section 340 of the OAR from the 
current incorporation by reference: Division 234, Rules 0110, 0120, 
0130, 0230 and

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0260. See paragraph (c)(139)(i)(A) of this section.

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3. Section 52.1987 is revised to read as follows:


Sec.  52.1987  Significant deterioration of air quality.

    (a) The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality rules for the 
prevention of significant deterioration of air quality (provisions of 
OAR Chapter 340, Divisions 200, 202, 209, 212, 216, 222, 224, 225 
(except 225-0090(2)(a)(C) on interpollutant offset ratios), and 268, as 
in effect on May 1, 2011, are approved as meeting the requirements of 
title I, part C, subpart 1 of the Clean Air Act, as in effect on July 
1, 2011, for preventing significant deterioration of air quality.
    (b) The Lane Regional Air Pollution Authority rules for permitting 
new and modified major stationary sources (Title 38 New Source Review) 
are approved, in conjunction with the Oregon Department of 
Environmental Quality rules, in order for the Lane Regional Air 
Pollution Authority to issue prevention of significant deterioration 
permits within Lane County.
    (c) The requirements of sections 160 through 165 of the Clean Air 
Act are not met for Indian reservations since the plan does not include 
approvable procedures for preventing the significant deterioration of 
air quality on Indian reservations and, therefore, the provisions in 
Sec.  52.21 except paragraph (a)(1) are hereby incorporated and made 
part of the applicable plan for Indian reservations in the State of 
Oregon.

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4. In Sec.  52.1989, paragraph (a) is revised to read as follows:


Sec.  52.1989  Interstate Transport for the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS and 
1997 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS.

    (a) On June 23, 2010 and December 22, 2010, the Oregon Department 
of Environmental Quality submitted a SIP revision, adopted by the 
Oregon Environmental Quality Commission on April 30, 2010, to meet the 
requirements of Clean Air Act section 110(a)(2)(D)(i). EPA approves the 
portion of this submittal relating to significant contribution to 
nonattainment of the NAAQS in any other state and interference with 
maintenance of the NAAQS by any other state. EPA also approves the 
portion of the submittal addressing the requirement in Clean Air Act 
section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) that a state not interfere with any other 
state's required measures to prevent significant deterioration (PSD) of 
its air quality (the third PSD element).
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5. Section 52.1990 is added to read as follows:


Sec.  52.1990  Interstate Transport for the 2006 24-hour 
PM2.5 NAAQS.

    (a) EPA approves the portion of Oregon's SIP revision submitted 
June 23, 2010, and December 22, 2010 (referenced in Sec.  52.1989(a)) 
addressing the requirement in Clean Air Act section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(II) 
that a state not interfere with any other state's required measures to 
prevent significant deterioration (PSD) of its air quality (the third 
PSD element).
    (b) [Reserved]

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