Approval of Missouri's Air Quality Implementation Plans; Americold Logistics, LLC 24-Hour Particulate Matter (PM10, 4905-4906 [2016-01661]


[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 18 (Thursday, January 28, 2016)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 4905-4906]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2016-01661]



40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R07-OAR-2015-0644; FRL-9941-66-Region 7]

Approval of Missouri's Air Quality Implementation Plans; 
Americold Logistics, LLC 24-Hour Particulate Matter (PM10) 
National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) Consent Judgment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to 
approve a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by 
the State of Missouri on June 2, 2014. This proposed SIP revision will 
incorporate a consent judgment to address violations of the 24-hour 
particulate matter (PM10) NAAQS near the Americold 
Logistics, LLC, Carthage Crushed Limestone (CCL) facility near 
Carthage, Missouri. CCL is a limestone quarry operations. The consent 
judgment between the State of Missouri and CCL includes measures that 
will control PM10 emissions from the facility. This proposed 
approval will make the consent judgment Federally-enforceable.

DATES: Comments on this proposed action must be received in writing by 
February 29, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-R07-
OAR-2015-0644, to Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot 
be edited or removed from The EPA may publish any 
comment received to its public docket. Do not submit electronically any 
information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) 
or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. 
Multimedia submissions (audio, video, etc.) must be accompanied by a 
written comment.

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The written comment is considered the official comment and should 
include discussion of all points you wish to make. The EPA will 
generally not consider comments or comment contents located outside of 
the primary submission (i.e. on the Web, cloud, or other file sharing 
system). For additional submission methods, the full EPA public comment 
policy, information about CBI or multimedia submissions, and general 
guidance on making effective comments, please visit

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heather Hamilton, Environmental 
Protection Agency, Air Planning and Development Branch, 11201 Renner 
Boulevard, Lenexa, Kansas 66219 at (913) 551-7039, or by email at

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the final rules section of this Federal 
Register, EPA is approving the states SIP revision as a direct final 
rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a 
noncontroversial revision amendment and anticipates no relevant adverse 
comments to this action. A detailed rationale for the approval is set 
forth in the direct final rule. If no relevant adverse comments are 
received in response to this action, no further activity is 
contemplated in relation to this action. If EPA receives relevant 
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 action. EPA will not institute a second comment 
period on this action. Any parties interested in commenting on this 
action should do so at this time. Please note that if EPA receives 
adverse comments on part of this rule and if that part can be severed 
from the remainder of the rule, EPA may adopt as a final those parts 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.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52

    Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Carbon monoxide, 
Incorporation by reference, Intergovernmental relations, Nitrogen 
dioxide, Particulate matter, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, 
Sulfur oxides.

    Dated: January 11, 2016.
Mark Hague,
Regional Administrator, Region 7.
[FR Doc. 2016-01661 Filed 1-27-16; 8:45 am]