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Download as PDF 2878 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 9 / Monday, January 14, 2013 / Proposed Rules approve this portion of Georgia’s July 26, 2012, SIP submittal. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with IV. Proposed Action EPA is proposing to approve, into the Georgia SIP, portions of Georgia’s September 26, 2006 (with a clarifying revision submitted on November 6, 2006) and the July 26, 2012, SIP revisions adopting federal regulations amended in the October 20, 2010, PM2.5 PSD Increment-SILs-SMC rule; the June 3, 2010, CO2 Biomass Deferral Rule; and the March 30, 2011, Fugitive Emissions Interim Rule, amendments regarding the PM2.5 Grandfathering Provision, definition changes regarding testing and monitoring, and changes regarding exemptions from the requirement to obtain a SIP permit and exemptions for incinerators. EPA is not however proposing to approve in this rulemaking Georgia’s July 26, 2012, SIP revision regarding the SIL thresholds and provisions and Rules 391–3–1– .02(www)—Sewage Sludge Incineration, 391–3–1–.03(9)—Permit Fees, 391–3–1– .02(8)(b)—New Source Performance Standards and 391–3–1–.02(9)(b)— Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants. EPA has made the preliminary determination that these SIP revisions, with regard to the aforementioned proposed actions, are approvable because they are consistent with section 110 of the CAA and EPA regulations regarding NSR permitting. V. 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 3, 2010, IBR date was approved into the Georgia SIP on September 8, 2011. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:52 Jan 11, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 F43255, 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 proposed 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, Greenhouse gases, Incorporation by reference, Intergovernmental relations, Nitrogen oxides, Particulate matter, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. Dated: January 4, 2013. A. Stanley Meiburg, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 4. [FR Doc. 2013–00581 Filed 1–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R04–OAR–2012–0622; FRL–9770–1] Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Georgia: New Source Review—Prevention of Significant Deterioration Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 9990 ACTION: Proposed rule; withdrawal. EPA is withdrawing a proposed rulemaking published in the Federal Register on January 2, 2013, to approve changes to the Georgia State Implementation Plan (SIP) New Source Review Prevention of Significant Deterioration program for the fine particulate matter standards as a result of the inadvertent publication of an incorrect version of the proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The proposed rule published January 2, 2013, is withdrawn as of January 14, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Twunjala Bradley, Regulatory Development Section, Air Planning Branch, Air, Pesticides and Toxics Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303–8960. Ms. Bradley’s telephone number is (404) 562–9352; email address: bradley.twunjala@epa.gov. DATES: On January 2, 2013 (78 FR 45), a proposed rulemaking was published in the Federal Register entitled ‘‘Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Georgia: New Source Review— Prevention of Significant Deterioration’’ to approve changes to Georgia’s SIPapproved regulations entitled ‘‘Air Quality Control Rule 391–3–.1.’’ The proposed rule version published in the Federal Register on January 2, 2013, was an incorrect version and EPA therefore, is now withdrawing its January 2, 2013, proposed rulemaking action. In a separate action, the correct version of EPA’s proposed rulemaking related to Georgia’s Air Quality Control Rule 391–3–.1 is being provided for public comment. This course of action will promote efficiency, mitigate confusion, and create a new comment period on the future proposed action to approve Georgia’s SIP revisions related to Rule 391–3–1 with a proper basis of evaluation. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52 Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Greenhouse gases, Incorporation by reference, Intergovernmental relations, Nitrogen oxides, Particulate matter, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: January 4, 2013. A. Stanley Meiburg, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 4. [FR Doc. 2013–00582 Filed 1–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\14JAP4.SGM 14JAP4

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 9 (Monday, January 14, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 2878]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-00582]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R04-OAR-2012-0622; FRL-9770-1]


Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Georgia: New 
Source Review--Prevention of Significant Deterioration

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule; withdrawal.

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SUMMARY: EPA is withdrawing a proposed rulemaking published in the 
Federal Register on January 2, 2013, to approve changes to the Georgia 
State Implementation Plan (SIP) New Source Review Prevention of 
Significant Deterioration program for the fine particulate matter 
standards as a result of the inadvertent publication of an incorrect 
version of the proposed rulemaking.

DATES: The proposed rule published January 2, 2013, is withdrawn as of 
January 14, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Twunjala Bradley, Regulatory 
Development Section, Air Planning Branch, Air, Pesticides and Toxics 
Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, 61 
Forsyth Street SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303-8960. Ms. Bradley's 
telephone number is (404) 562-9352; email address: 
bradley.twunjala@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 2, 2013 (78 FR 45), a proposed 
rulemaking was published in the Federal Register entitled ``Approval 
and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Georgia: New Source Review--
Prevention of Significant Deterioration'' to approve changes to 
Georgia's SIP-approved regulations entitled ``Air Quality Control Rule 
391-3-.1.'' The proposed rule version published in the Federal Register 
on January 2, 2013, was an incorrect version and EPA therefore, is now 
withdrawing its January 2, 2013, proposed rulemaking action. In a 
separate action, the correct version of EPA's proposed rulemaking 
related to Georgia's Air Quality Control Rule 391-3-.1 is being 
provided for public comment. This course of action will promote 
efficiency, mitigate confusion, and create a new comment period on the 
future proposed action to approve Georgia's SIP revisions related to 
Rule 391-3-1 with a proper basis of evaluation.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52

    Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Greenhouse gases, 
Incorporation by reference, Intergovernmental relations, Nitrogen 
oxides, Particulate matter, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.

    Dated: January 4, 2013.
A. Stanley Meiburg,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 4.
[FR Doc. 2013-00582 Filed 1-11-13; 8:45 am]
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