Cross-Media Electronic Reporting: Authorized Program Revision Approval, State of California, 46438-46439 [2014-18816]

Download as PDF 46438 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 153 / Friday, August 8, 2014 / Notices recommendations on: Great Lakes protection and restoration policy; long term goals and objectives for Great Lakes protection and restoration; annual priorities to protect and restore the Great Lakes that may be used to help inform budget decisions; and issues addressed by the Great Lakes Interagency Task Force. Inquiries may be directed to Rita Cestaric, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 77 W. Jackson, Chicago, IL 60604, Email address: cestaric.rita@epa.gov, Telephone number: (312) 886–6815. Dated: July 23, 2014. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the Administrator. [FR Doc. 2014–18834 Filed 8–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9914–81–OEI] Cross-Media Electronic Reporting: Authorized Program Revision Approval, State of Arkansas Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces EPA’s approval of the State of Arkansas’ request to revise/modify certain of its EPA-authorized programs to allow electronic reporting. DATES: EPA’s approval is effective August 8, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Seeh, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Information, Mail Stop 2823T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460, (202) 566–1175, seeh.karen@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 13, 2005, the final Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Rule (CROMERR) was published in the Federal Register (70 FR 59848) and codified as part 3 of title 40 of the CFR. CROMERR establishes electronic reporting as an acceptable regulatory alternative to paper reporting and establishes requirements to assure that electronic documents are as legally dependable as their paper counterparts. Subpart D of CROMERR requires that state, tribal or local government agencies that receive, or wish to begin receiving, electronic reports under their EPA-authorized programs must apply to EPA for a revision or modification of those programs and obtain EPA approval. Subpart D provides standards for such approvals based on consideration of the mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Aug 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 electronic document receiving systems that the state, tribe, or local government will use to implement the electronic reporting. Additionally, § 3.1000(b) through (e) of 40 CFR part 3, subpart D provides special procedures for program revisions and modifications to allow electronic reporting, to be used at the option of the state, tribe or local government in place of procedures available under existing programspecific authorization regulations. An application submitted under the subpart D procedures must show that the state, tribe or local government has sufficient legal authority to implement the electronic reporting components of the programs covered by the application and will use electronic document receiving systems that meet the applicable subpart D requirements. On October 15, 2013, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) submitted an application titled ‘‘Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Electronic Portal System’’ for revisions/modifications of its EPA-authorized programs under title 40 CFR. EPA reviewed ADEQ’s request to revise/modify its EPA-authorized programs and, based on this review, EPA determined that the application met the standards for approval of authorized program revisions/ modifications set out in 40 CFR part 3, subpart D. In accordance with 40 CFR 3.1000(d), this notice of EPA’s decision to approve Arkansas’ request to revise/ modify its following EPA-authorized programs to allow electronic reporting under 40 CFR parts 51, 70–71, 122, 144, 146, 262, 264–265, 270–271, and 279 is being published in the Federal Register: Part 52—Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Part 70—State Operating Permit Programs; Part 123—EPA Administered Permit Programs: The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System; Part 147—State Underground Injection Control Programs; and Part 272—Approved State Hazardous Waste Management Programs. ADEQ was notified of EPA’s determination to approve its application with respect to the authorized programs listed above. Dated: July 30, 2014. Matthew Leopard, Acting Director, Office of Information Collection. [FR Doc. 2014–18824 Filed 8–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9914–80–OEI] Cross-Media Electronic Reporting: Authorized Program Revision Approval, State of California Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA’s) approval of the State of California’s request to revise its EPA Administered Permit Programs: The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System EPA-authorized program to allow electronic reporting. DATES: EPA’s approval is effective on August 8, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Seeh, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Information, Mail Stop 2823T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460, (202) 566–1175, seeh.karen@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 13, 2005, the final Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Rule (CROMERR) was published in the Federal Register (70 FR 59848) and codified as part 3 of title 40 of the CFR. CROMERR establishes electronic reporting as an acceptable regulatory alternative to paper reporting and establishes requirements to assure that electronic documents are as legally dependable as their paper counterparts. Subpart D of CROMERR requires that state, tribal or local government agencies that receive, or wish to begin receiving, electronic reports under their EPA-authorized programs must apply to EPA for a revision or modification of those programs and obtain EPA approval. Subpart D provides standards for such approvals based on consideration of the electronic document receiving systems that the state, tribe, or local government will use to implement the electronic reporting. Additionally, § 3.1000(b) through (e) of 40 CFR part 3, subpart D provides special procedures for program revisions and modifications to allow electronic reporting, to be used at the option of the state, tribe or local government in place of procedures available under existing programspecific authorization regulations. An application submitted under the subpart D procedures must show that the state, tribe or local government has sufficient legal authority to implement the electronic reporting components of the programs covered by the application SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 153 / Friday, August 8, 2014 / Notices and will use electronic document receiving systems that meet the applicable subpart D requirements. On August 19, 2013, the California State Water Resources Control Board (CA SWRCB) submitted an application titled ‘‘Storm Water Multiple Application and Report System’’ for revision/modification of its EPAauthorized authorized Part 123 program under title 40 CFR. EPA reviewed CA SWRCB’s request to revise its EPAauthorized Part 123—EPA Administered Permit Programs: The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program and, based on this review, EPA determined that the application met the standards for approval of authorized program revision/modification set out in 40 CFR part 3, subpart D. In accordance with 40 CFR 3.1000(d), this notice of EPA’s decision to approve California’s request to revise its Part 123—EPA Administered Permit Programs: The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program to allow electronic reporting under 40 CFR part 122 is being published in the Federal Register. CA SWRCB was notified of EPA’s determination to approve its application with respect to the authorized program listed above. Dated: July 30, 2014. Matthew Leopard, Acting Director, Office of Information Collection. [FR Doc. 2014–18816 Filed 8–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–9016–3] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–7146 or http://www.epa.gov/ compliance/nepa/. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements, Filed 07/28/2014 Through 08/01/2014 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. Notice: Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public its comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: http://www.epa. gov/compliance/nepa/eisdata.html. EIS No. 20140210, Draft EIS, NPS, NY, Fire Island National Seashore Draft White-tailed Deer Management Plan, Comment Period Ends: 10/10/2014, Contact: Morgan Elmer 303–969–2317 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Aug 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 EIS No. 20140211, Final EIS, FHWA, OR, US 97 Bend North Corridor Project, Review Period Ends: 09/08/ 2014, Contact: Michelle Eraut 503– 316–2559 EIS No. 20140212, Draft EIS, FERC, PA, Multi-Project for Hydropower Licenses, Susquehanna River Hydroelectric Projects, Comment Period Ends: 09/29/2014, Contact: Emily Carter 202–502–6512 EIS No. 20140213, Draft EIS, FHWA, AL, I–10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Widening Project No. DPI–0030(005), Comment Period Ends: 11/07/2014, Contact: Mr. Mark D. Bartlett 334– 274–6350 EIS No. 20140214, Final EIS, AFS, OR, Eden Ridge Timber Sales, Review Period Ends: 09/08/2014, Contact: Holly Witt 541–247–3688 EIS No. 20140215, Final EIS, USACE, FL, Central Everglades Planning Project, Review Period Ends: 09/08/ 2014, Contact: Dr. Gretchen Ehlinger 904–232–1682 EIS No. 20140216, Second Final EIS, AFS, MT, East Reservoir, Review Period Ends: 09/08/2014, Contact: Denise Beck 406–293–7773 x7504 EIS No. 20140217, Draft Supplement, NNSA, TN, Production of Tritium in a Commercial Light Water Reactor, Comment Period Ends: Contact: Curtis Chambellan 505–845–5073 EIS No. 20140218, Final EIS, APHIS, 00, Determinations of Nonregulated Status for 2, 4–D-Resistant Corn and Soybean Varieties, Review Period Ends: 09/08/2014, Contact: Sid Abel 301–851–3896 EIS No. 20140219, Final EIS, USACE, NC, NC–1409 (Military Cutoff Road) Extension and Proposed US 17 Homestead Bypass, Review Period Ends: 09/08/2014, Contact: Brad Shaver 910–251–4611 Dated: August 5, 2014. Dawn Roberts, Management Analyst, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 2014–18820 Filed 8–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL 9914–89–OGC] Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of proposed consent decree; request for public comment. AGENCY: In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46439 (‘‘CAA’’ or the ‘‘Act’’), notice is hereby given of a proposed consent decree to address a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California: Sierra Club v. McCarthy, Civil Action No. 3:14–cv–00964–JD (N.D. Cal.). On March 3, 2014, Plaintiff filed a complaint which alleged that Gina McCarthy, in her official capacity as Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’), failed to perform a mandatory duty to find that certain states failed to submit state implementation plans (‘‘SIPs’’) for named areas to address certain prevention of significant deterioration (‘‘PSD’’) program requirements for fine particulate matter, or PM2.5. The proposed consent decree would establish deadlines for EPA to take some of these actions. DATES: Written comments on the proposed consent decree must be received by September 8, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number EPA– HQ–OGC–2014–0585, online at www.regulations.gov (EPA’s preferred method); by email to oei.docket@ epa.gov; by mail to EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; or by hand delivery or courier to EPA Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. Comments on a disk or CD–ROM should be formatted in Word or ASCII file, avoiding the use of special characters and any form of encryption, and may be mailed to the mailing address above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Hogan, Air and Radiation Law Office (2344A), Office of General Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone: (202) 564–3244; fax number: (202) 564–5603; email address: hogan.stephanie@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Additional Information About the Proposed Consent Decree The proposed consent decree would resolve a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club seeking to compel the Administrator to take actions under CAA sections 110(k). Under the terms of the proposed consent decree, EPA would agree to sign a notice or notices by no later than August 15, 2014, finding that the States of Vermont, Wisconsin, and California (as to the North Coast Management E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9914-80-OEI]


Cross-Media Electronic Reporting: Authorized Program Revision 
Approval, State of California

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the Environmental Protection Agency 
(EPA's) approval of the State of California's request to revise its EPA 
Administered Permit Programs: The National Pollutant Discharge 
Elimination System EPA-authorized program to allow electronic 
reporting.

DATES: EPA's approval is effective on August 8, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Seeh, U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Information, Mail Stop 
2823T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460, (202) 566-
1175, seeh.karen@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 13, 2005, the final Cross-Media 
Electronic Reporting Rule (CROMERR) was published in the Federal 
Register (70 FR 59848) and codified as part 3 of title 40 of the CFR. 
CROMERR establishes electronic reporting as an acceptable regulatory 
alternative to paper reporting and establishes requirements to assure 
that electronic documents are as legally dependable as their paper 
counterparts. Subpart D of CROMERR requires that state, tribal or local 
government agencies that receive, or wish to begin receiving, 
electronic reports under their EPA-authorized programs must apply to 
EPA for a revision or modification of those programs and obtain EPA 
approval. Subpart D provides standards for such approvals based on 
consideration of the electronic document receiving systems that the 
state, tribe, or local government will use to implement the electronic 
reporting. Additionally, Sec.  3.1000(b) through (e) of 40 CFR part 3, 
subpart D provides special procedures for program revisions and 
modifications to allow electronic reporting, to be used at the option 
of the state, tribe or local government in place of procedures 
available under existing program-specific authorization regulations. An 
application submitted under the subpart D procedures must show that the 
state, tribe or local government has sufficient legal authority to 
implement the electronic reporting components of the programs covered 
by the application

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and will use electronic document receiving systems that meet the 
applicable subpart D requirements.
    On August 19, 2013, the California State Water Resources Control 
Board (CA SWRCB) submitted an application titled ``Storm Water Multiple 
Application and Report System'' for revision/modification of its EPA-
authorized authorized Part 123 program under title 40 CFR. EPA reviewed 
CA SWRCB's request to revise its EPA-authorized Part 123--EPA 
Administered Permit Programs: The National Pollutant Discharge 
Elimination System program and, based on this review, EPA determined 
that the application met the standards for approval of authorized 
program revision/modification set out in 40 CFR part 3, subpart D. In 
accordance with 40 CFR 3.1000(d), this notice of EPA's decision to 
approve California's request to revise its Part 123--EPA Administered 
Permit Programs: The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System 
program to allow electronic reporting under 40 CFR part 122 is being 
published in the Federal Register.
    CA SWRCB was notified of EPA's determination to approve its 
application with respect to the authorized program listed above.

    Dated: July 30, 2014.
Matthew Leopard,
Acting Director, Office of Information Collection.
[FR Doc. 2014-18816 Filed 8-7-14; 8:45 am]
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