Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Enhanced Motor Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program, 5346 [2013-00930]

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[FR Doc. 2013–01291 Filed 1–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1410–30–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R01–OAR–2009–0433; EPA–R01– OAR–2012–0149; A–1–FRL–9754–7] Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Enhanced Motor Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with AGENCY: EPA is proposing to approve State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New Hampshire. These SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:46 Jan 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 revisions include regulations to update the enhanced motor vehicle inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The revised programs in Massachusetts and New Hampshire include a test and repair network for an on-board diagnostic (OBD2) testing program for model year 1996 and newer vehicles. The intended effect of this action is to propose approval of the revised programs into the Massachusetts and New Hampshire SIPs. This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before February 25, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–R01– OAR–2009–0433 for comments pertaining to our proposed approval action for Massachusetts or EPA–R01– OAR–2012–0149 for comments pertaining to our proposed approval action for New Hampshire by one of the following methods: 1. www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. 2. Email: arnold.anne@epa.gov. 3. Fax: (617) 918–0047. 4. Mail: ‘‘Docket Identification Number EPA–R01–OAR–2009–0433 or EPA–R01–OAR–2012–0149,’’ Anne Arnold, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA New England Regional Office, 5 Post Office Square—Suite 100, (Mail code OEP05–2), Boston, MA 02109–3912. 5. Hand Delivery or Courier. Deliver your comments to: Anne Arnold, Manager, Air Quality Planning Unit, Office of Ecosystem Protection, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA New England Regional Office, 5 Post Office Square—Suite 100, (Mail code OEP05–2), Boston, MA 02109–3912. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Regional Office’s normal hours of operation. The Regional Office’s official hours of business are Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, excluding legal holidays. Please see the direct final rule which is located in the Rules Section of this Federal Register for detailed instructions on how to submit comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ariel Garcia, Air Quality Planning Unit, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA New England Regional Office, 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100 (Mail code: OEP05–2), Boston, MA 02109– 3912., telephone number (617) 918– 1660, fax number (617) 918–0660, email garcia.ariel@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Final Rules Section of this Federal PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Register, EPA is approving the State’s SIP submittal as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final rule. If no adverse comments are received in response to this action, no further activity is contemplated. If EPA receives adverse comments, the direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. EPA will not institute a second comment period. Any parties interested in commenting on this action should do so at this time. Please note that if EPA receives adverse comment on an amendment, paragraph, or section of this rule and if that provision may be severed from the remainder of the rule, EPA may adopt as final those provisions of the rule that are not the subject of an adverse comment. For additional information, see the direct final rule which is located in the Rules Section of this Federal Register. Dated: November 15, 2012. H. Curtis Spalding, Regional Administrator, EPA New England. [FR Doc. 2013–00930 Filed 1–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R07–OAR–2012–0763; FRL–9772–5] Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Missouri; Control of Sulfur Emissions From Stationary Boilers Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AGENCY: ACTION: Proposed rule. EPA proposes to approve revisions to the Missouri State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted October 27, 2009. This revision adds a new rule to reduce the concentration of fine particles (PM2.5) in the St. Louis nonattainment area by limiting sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions (a precursor pollutant to PM2.5), from industrial boilers. EPA is approving this revision because it strengthens the Missouri SIP. EPA’s approval of this SIP revision is being done in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25JAP1.SGM 25JAP1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 17 (Friday, January 25, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R01-OAR-2009-0433; EPA-R01-OAR-2012-0149; A-1-FRL-9754-7]


Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; 
Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Enhanced Motor Vehicle Inspection and 
Maintenance Program

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve State Implementation Plan (SIP) 
revisions submitted by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State 
of New Hampshire. These revisions include regulations to update the 
enhanced motor vehicle inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs in 
Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The revised programs in Massachusetts 
and New Hampshire include a test and repair network for an on-board 
diagnostic (OBD2) testing program for model year 1996 and newer 
vehicles. The intended effect of this action is to propose approval of 
the revised programs into the Massachusetts and New Hampshire SIPs. 
This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act.

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before February 25, 
2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-R01-
OAR-2009-0433 for comments pertaining to our proposed approval action 
for Massachusetts or EPA-R01-OAR-2012-0149 for comments pertaining to 
our proposed approval action for New Hampshire by one of the following 
methods:
    1. www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for 
submitting comments.
    2. Email: arnold.anne@epa.gov.
    3. Fax: (617) 918-0047.
    4. Mail: ``Docket Identification Number EPA-R01-OAR-2009-0433 or 
EPA-R01-OAR-2012-0149,'' Anne Arnold, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, EPA New England Regional Office, 5 Post Office Square--Suite 
100, (Mail code OEP05-2), Boston, MA 02109-3912.
    5. Hand Delivery or Courier. Deliver your comments to: Anne Arnold, 
Manager, Air Quality Planning Unit, Office of Ecosystem Protection, 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA New England Regional Office, 
5 Post Office Square--Suite 100, (Mail code OEP05-2), Boston, MA 02109-
3912. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Regional Office's 
normal hours of operation. The Regional Office's official hours of 
business are Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, excluding legal 
holidays.
    Please see the direct final rule which is located in the Rules 
Section of this Federal Register for detailed instructions on how to 
submit comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ariel Garcia, Air Quality Planning 
Unit, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA New England Regional 
Office, 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100 (Mail code: OEP05-2), Boston, 
MA 02109-3912., telephone number (617) 918-1660, fax number (617) 918-
0660, email garcia.ariel@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Final Rules Section of this Federal 
Register, EPA is approving the State's SIP submittal as a direct final 
rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a 
noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse comments. A 
detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final 
rule. If no adverse comments are received in response to this action, 
no further activity is contemplated. If EPA receives adverse comments, 
the direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments 
received will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this 
proposed rule. EPA will not institute a second comment period. Any 
parties interested in commenting on this action should do so at this 
time. Please note that if EPA receives adverse comment on an amendment, 
paragraph, or section of this rule and if that provision may be severed 
from the remainder of the rule, EPA may adopt as final those provisions 
of the rule that are not the subject of an adverse comment.
    For additional information, see the direct final rule which is 
located in the Rules Section of this Federal Register.

    Dated: November 15, 2012.
H. Curtis Spalding,
Regional Administrator, EPA New England.
[FR Doc. 2013-00930 Filed 1-24-13; 8:45 am]
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