Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit, 38444-38445 [2015-16511]

Download as PDF Lhorne on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 38444 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 128 / Monday, July 6, 2015 / Notices Accession Number: 20150629–5067. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/20/15. Docket Numbers: ER15–2052–000. Applicants: Occidental Power Marketing, L.P. Description: Market-Based Triennial Review Filing: Updated Market Power Analysis to be effective 6/30/2015. Filed Date: 6/29/15. Accession Number: 20150629–5079. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/28/15. Docket Numbers: ER15–2053–000. Applicants: Occidental Power Services, Inc. Description: Market-Based Triennial Review Filing: Updated Market Power Analysis to be effective 6/30/2015. Filed Date: 6/29/15. Accession Number: 20150629–5081. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/28/15. Docket Numbers: ER15–2054–000. Applicants: Occidental Chemical Corporation. Description: Market-Based Triennial Review Filing: Updated Market Power Analysis to be effective 6/30/2015. Filed Date: 6/29/15. Accession Number: 20150629–5082. 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AGENCY: 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 Sierra Club and California Communities Against Toxics (collectively ‘‘Plaintiffs’’): Sierra Club, et al. v. EPA, No. 13–1639 (D. DC). In this lawsuit, Plaintiffs allege that EPA has failed to review, and revise if necessary, the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (‘‘NESHAP’’) for publicly owned treatment works (‘‘POTWs’’) within SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 eight years of initial promulgation. They also allege that EPA failed to promulgate ‘‘residual risk’’ standards for POTWs or to determine that residual risk standards for POTWs are not necessary within eight years of initial promulgation of the NESHAP. The proposed consent decree establishes deadlines for EPA to take proposed and final action for meeting EPA’s obligations under the applicable CAA provisions. DATES: Written comments on the proposed consent decree must be received by August 5, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number EPA– HQ–OGC–2015–0430, 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: Scott Jordan, Air and Radiation Law Office (2344A), Office of General Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone: (202) 564–7508; email address: jordan.scott@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Additional Information About the Proposed Consent Decree Under sections 112(d)(6) and 112(f)(2) of the CAA, EPA has a mandatory duty to take actions relative to the review/ revision of national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (‘‘NESHAP’’) within eight years of the issuance of such standards. The proposed consent decree would resolve a deadline suit filed by Plaintiffs alleging EPA’s failure to take the above actions within eight years of issuing the NESHAP for the POTW source category (40 CFR part 63, subpart VVV). The proposed consent decree establishes that EPA will propose action by December 8, 2016 and take final action by October 16, 2017. See the proposed consent decree for further details. 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 E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 128 / Monday, July 6, 2015 / Notices consent decree from persons who were not named as parties or interveners 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 decree will be affirmed. Lhorne on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OGC–2015–0430) 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 to 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, information that is claimed as 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:37 Jul 02, 2015 Jkt 235001 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: June 25, 2015. Lorie J. Schmidt, Associate General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2015–16511 Filed 7–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38445 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9926–60–OEI] Cross-Media Electronic Reporting: Authorized Program Revision Approval, State of Kansas Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces EPA’s approval of the State of Kansas’ request to revise/modify certain of its EPAauthorized programs to allow electronic reporting. DATES: EPA’s approval is effective August 5, 2015 for the State of Kansas’ National Primary Drinking Water Regulations Implementation program, if no timely request for a public hearing is received and accepted by the Agency, and on July 6, 2015 for the State of Kansas’ other authorized programs. 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 128 (Monday, July 6, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38444-38445]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-16511]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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 Sierra Club and California 
Communities Against Toxics (collectively ``Plaintiffs''): Sierra Club, 
et al. v. EPA, No. 13-1639 (D. DC). In this lawsuit, Plaintiffs allege 
that EPA has failed to review, and revise if necessary, the national 
emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (``NESHAP'') for 
publicly owned treatment works (``POTWs'') within eight years of 
initial promulgation. They also allege that EPA failed to promulgate 
``residual risk'' standards for POTWs or to determine that residual 
risk standards for POTWs are not necessary within eight years of 
initial promulgation of the NESHAP. The proposed consent decree 
establishes deadlines for EPA to take proposed and final action for 
meeting EPA's obligations under the applicable CAA provisions.

DATES: Written comments on the proposed consent decree must be received 
by August 5, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number EPA-HQ-
OGC-2015-0430, 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: Scott Jordan, Air and Radiation Law 
Office (2344A), Office of General Counsel, U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; 
telephone: (202) 564-7508; email address: jordan.scott@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Additional Information About the Proposed Consent Decree

    Under sections 112(d)(6) and 112(f)(2) of the CAA, EPA has a 
mandatory duty to take actions relative to the review/revision of 
national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (``NESHAP'') 
within eight years of the issuance of such standards. The proposed 
consent decree would resolve a deadline suit filed by Plaintiffs 
alleging EPA's failure to take the above actions within eight years of 
issuing the NESHAP for the POTW source category (40 CFR part 63, 
subpart VVV). The proposed consent decree establishes that EPA will 
propose action by December 8, 2016 and take final action by October 16, 
2017. See the proposed consent decree for further details.
    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

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consent decree from persons who were not named as parties or 
interveners 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 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 Docket ID 
No. EPA-HQ-OGC-2015-0430) 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 to 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, information that is claimed 
as 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: June 25, 2015.
Lorie J. Schmidt,
Associate General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2015-16511 Filed 7-2-15; 8:45 am]
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