Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit, 46439-46440 [2014-18828]

Download as PDF 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. 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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 46440 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 153 / Friday, August 8, 2014 / Notices District) failed to submit SIP revisions addressing the PM2.5 PSD increments and implementing regulations required by the final rule, ‘‘Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) for Particulate Matter Less Than 2.5 Micrometers (PM2.5)—Increments, Significant Impact Levels (SILs) and Significant Monitoring Concentration (SMC),’’ 75 FR 64,864 (Oct. 20, 2010). The proposed consent decree also provides that if any of these States makes a complete submission addressing the requirements prior to August 15, 2014, then EPA’s obligation to take the required action is automatically terminated. Under the terms of the proposed consent decree, EPA will deliver notice of each action to the Office of the Federal Register for review and publication within 15 days of signature. In addition, the proposed consent decree outlines the procedure for the Plaintiff to request costs of litigation, including attorney fees. For a period of thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will accept written comments relating to the proposed consent decree from persons who are not named as parties or intervenors to the litigation in question. EPA or the Department of Justice may withdraw or withhold consent to the proposed consent decree if the comments disclose facts or considerations that indicate that such consent is inappropriate, improper, inadequate, or inconsistent with the requirements of the Act. Unless EPA or the Department of Justice determines that consent to this consent decree should be withdrawn, the terms of the consent decree will be affirmed. II. Additional Information About Commenting on the Proposed Consent Decree mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES A. How can I get a copy of the consent decree? The official public docket for this action (identified by: EPA–HQ–OGC– 2014–0585) contains a copy of the proposed consent decree. The official public docket is available for public viewing at the Office of Environmental Information (OEI) Docket in the EPA Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The EPA Docket Center Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OEI Docket is (202) 566–1752. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Aug 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 An electronic version of the public docket is available through www.regulations.gov. You may use www.regulations.gov to submit or view public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the official public docket, and access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Once in the system, key in the appropriate docket identification number then select ‘‘search’’. It is important to note that EPA’s policy is that public comments, whether submitted electronically or in paper, will be made available for public viewing online at www.regulations.gov without change, unless the comment contains copyrighted material, confidential business information (CBI), or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Information claimed as CBI and other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute is not included in the official public docket or in the electronic public docket. EPA’s policy is that copyrighted material, including copyrighted material contained in a public comment, will not be placed in EPA’s electronic public docket but will be available only in printed, paper form in the official public docket. Although not all docket materials may be available electronically, you may still access any of the publicly available docket materials through the EPA Docket Center. B. How and to whom do I submit comments? You may submit comments as provided in the ADDRESSES section. Please ensure that your comments are submitted within the specified comment period. Comments received after the close of the comment period will be marked ‘‘late.’’ EPA is not required to consider these late comments. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name, mailing address, and an email address or other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD ROM you submit. This ensures that you can be identified as the submitter of the comment and allows EPA to contact you in case EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties or needs further information on the substance of your comment. Any identifying or contact information provided in the body of a comment will be included as part of the comment that is placed in the official public docket, and made available in EPA’s electronic public docket. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Use of the www.regulations.gov Web site to submit comments to EPA electronically is EPA’s preferred method for receiving comments. The electronic public docket system is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means EPA will not know your identity, email address, or other contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. In contrast to EPA’s electronic public docket, EPA’s electronic mail (email) system is not an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system. If you send an email comment directly to the Docket without going through www.regulations.gov, your email address is automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the official public docket, and made available in EPA’s electronic public docket. Dated: July 31, 2014. Patricia Embrey, Acting Associate General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2014–18828 Filed 8–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9915–01-Region-4; CERCLA–04– 2014–3764] J.J. Seifert Machine Shop Superfund Site; Sun City, Hillsborough County, Florida; Notice of Settlement Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of settlement. AGENCY: Under 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the United States Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a settlement with Pamela S. Ahlen, J.J. Seifert Land Company and J.J. Seifert Machine Co., Inc. concerning the J.J. Seifert Machine Shop Superfund Site located in Sun City, Hillsborough County, Florida. The settlement is based on a financial analysis and addresses liability for past and future costs concerning work being performed at the Site and allows for the sale of the property. SUMMARY: The Agency will consider public comments on the settlement until September 8, 2014. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the amended settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. DATES: E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 153 (Friday, August 8, 2014)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-18828]


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Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice of proposed consent decree; request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as 
amended (``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

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District) failed to submit SIP revisions addressing the 
PM2.5 PSD increments and implementing regulations required 
by the final rule, ``Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) for 
Particulate Matter Less Than 2.5 Micrometers (PM2.5)--
Increments, Significant Impact Levels (SILs) and Significant Monitoring 
Concentration (SMC),'' 75 FR 64,864 (Oct. 20, 2010). The proposed 
consent decree also provides that if any of these States makes a 
complete submission addressing the requirements prior to August 15, 
2014, then EPA's obligation to take the required action is 
automatically terminated.
    Under the terms of the proposed consent decree, EPA will deliver 
notice of each action to the Office of the Federal Register for review 
and publication within 15 days of signature. In addition, the proposed 
consent decree outlines the procedure for the Plaintiff to request 
costs of litigation, including attorney fees.
    For a period of thirty (30) days following the date of publication 
of this notice, the Agency will accept written comments relating to the 
proposed consent decree from persons who are not named as parties or 
intervenors to the litigation in question. EPA or the Department of 
Justice may withdraw or withhold consent to the proposed consent decree 
if the comments disclose facts or considerations that indicate that 
such consent is inappropriate, improper, inadequate, or inconsistent 
with the requirements of the Act. Unless EPA or the Department of 
Justice determines that consent to this consent decree should be 
withdrawn, the terms of the consent decree will be affirmed.

II. Additional Information About Commenting on the Proposed Consent 
Decree

A. How can I get a copy of the consent decree?

    The official public docket for this action (identified by: EPA-HQ-
OGC-2014-0585) contains a copy of the proposed consent decree. The 
official public docket is available for public viewing at the Office of 
Environmental Information (OEI) Docket in the EPA Docket Center, EPA 
West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The EPA 
Docket Center Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number 
for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number 
for the OEI Docket is (202) 566-1752.
    An electronic version of the public docket is available through 
www.regulations.gov. You may use www.regulations.gov to submit or view 
public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the 
official public docket, and access those documents in the public docket 
that are available electronically. Once in the system, key in the 
appropriate docket identification number then select ``search''.
    It is important to note that EPA's policy is that public comments, 
whether submitted electronically or in paper, will be made available 
for public viewing online at www.regulations.gov without change, unless 
the comment contains copyrighted material, confidential business 
information (CBI), or other information whose disclosure is restricted 
by statute. Information claimed as CBI and other information whose 
disclosure is restricted by statute is not included in the official 
public docket or in the electronic public docket. EPA's policy is that 
copyrighted material, including copyrighted material contained in a 
public comment, will not be placed in EPA's electronic public docket 
but will be available only in printed, paper form in the official 
public docket. Although not all docket materials may be available 
electronically, you may still access any of the publicly available 
docket materials through the EPA Docket Center.

B. How and to whom do I submit comments?

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

    Dated: July 31, 2014.
Patricia Embrey,
Acting Associate General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2014-18828 Filed 8-7-14; 8:45 am]
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