Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; State of Missouri; Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, 41924-41925 [2016-15047]

Download as PDF 41924 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 124 / Tuesday, June 28, 2016 / Proposed Rules ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R07–OAR–2016–0302; FRL–9948–14– Region 7] Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; State of Missouri; Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve portions of a November 20, 2015, State Implementation Plan (SIP) submittal from Missouri concerning allocations of Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) emission allowances. Under CSAPR, large electricity generating units in Missouri are subject to Federal Implementation Plans (FIPs) requiring the units to participate in CSAPR’s Federal trading program for annual emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOX) and one of CSAPR’s two Federal trading programs for annual emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2). This action would approve Missouri’s adoption into its SIP of state regulations establishing statedetermined allocations to replace EPA’s default allocations to Missouri units of CSAPR allowances for annual NOX emissions and annual SO2 emissions for 2017 and later years. EPA is proposing to approve the SIP revision because it meets the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and EPA’s regulations for approval of an abbreviated SIP revision replacing EPA’s default allocations of CSAPR emission allowances with statedetermined allocations. Approval of this SIP revision would not alter any provision of CSAPR’s Federal trading programs for annual NOX emissions and annual SO2 emissions as applied to Missouri units other than the allowance allocation provisions, and the FIPs requiring the units to participate in those trading programs (as modified by the SIP revision) would remain in place. EPA is not proposing to act at this time on the portion of Missouri’s SIP submittal concerning allocations of CSAPR allowances for ozone-season NOX emissions. DATES: Comments must be received by July 28, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–R07– OAR–2016–0302, to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or removed from Regulations.gov. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:20 Jun 27, 2016 Jkt 238001 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. 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 http://www2.epa.gov/dockets/ commenting-epa-dockets. Mr. Larry Gonzalez, Air Planning and Development Branch, Air and Waste Management Division, EPA Region 7, 11201 Renner Boulevard, Lenexa KS 66219; telephone number: (913) 551– 7041; email address: gonzalez.larry@ epa.gov FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: This document proposes to take action on a revision to the SIP for Missouri concerning allocations of allowances used in the CSAPR 1 Federal trading program for annual emissions of NOX and annual emission of SO2. We have published a direct final rule approving the State’s SIP revision (s) in the Rules and Regulations section of this Federal Register, because we view this as a noncontroversial action and anticipate no relevant adverse comment. We have explained our reasons for this action in the preamble to the direct final rule. If we receive no adverse comment, we will not take further action on this proposed rule. If we receive adverse comment, we will withdraw the direct final rule and it will not take effect. We would address all public comments in any subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. We do not intend to institute a second comment period on this action. Any parties interested in commenting must do so at this time. For further information, please see the information provided in the ADDRESSES section of this document. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1 Federal Implementation Plans; Interstate Transport of Fine Particulate Matter and Ozone and Correction of SIP Approvals, 76 FR 48208 (August 8, 2011), (codified as amended at 40 CFR 52.38 and 52.39 and subparts AAAAA through DDDDD of 40 CFR part 97). PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Large electricity generating units in Missouri are subject to CSAPR FIPs that require the units to participate in the Federal CSAPR NOX Annual Trading Program and the Federal CSAPR SO2 Group 1 Trading Program.2 Each of CSAPR’s Federal trading programs includes default provisions governing the allocation among participating units of emission allowances used for compliance under that program. CSAPR also provides a process for the submission and approval of SIP revisions to replace EPA’s default allocations with state-determined allocations. The SIP revision approved in the direct final rule incorporates into Missouri’s SIP state regulations establishing state-determined allowance allocations to replace EPA’s default allocations to Missouri units of CSAPR NOX Annual allowances and CSAPR SO2 Group 1 allowances issued for the control periods in 2017 and later years. EPA is approving the SIP revision because it meets the requirements of the CAA and EPA’s regulations for approval of an abbreviated SIP revision replacing EPA’s default allocations of CSAPR emission allowances with statedetermined allocations. Approval of the SIP revision does not alter any provision of the CSAPR NOX Annual Trading Program or the CSAPR SO2 Group 1 Trading Program as applied to Missouri units other than the allowance allocation provisions, and the FIPs requiring the units to participate in those programs (as modified by the SIP revision) remain in place. Large electricity generating units in Missouri are also subject to an additional CSAPR FIP requiring them to participate in the Federal CSAPR NOX Ozone Season Trading Program. While Missouri’s SIP submittal also seeks to replace the default allocations of CSAPR NOX Ozone Season allowances to Missouri units, EPA is not proposing to act on that portion of the SIP submittal at this time. Approval of this SIP revision concerning other CSAPR trading programs has no effect on the CSAPR NOX Ozone Season Trading Program as applied to Missouri units, and the FIP requiring the units to participate in that program remains in place. List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52 Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Carbon monoxide, Incorporation by reference, 2 EPA has proposed to replace the terms ‘‘Transport Rule’’ and ‘‘TR’’ in the text of the Code of Federal Regulations with the updated terms ‘‘Cross-State Air Pollution Rule’’ and ‘‘CSAPR.’’ 80 FR 75706, 75759 (December 3, 2015). EPA uses the updated terms here. E:\FR\FM\28JNP1.SGM 28JNP1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 124 / Tuesday, June 28, 2016 / Proposed Rules 40 CFR Part 228 Management and Monitoring Plan (SMMP) for the ELDS, as well as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS), are available for inspection at the EPA Region 1 Library, Five Post Office Square, Boston, MA, 02109. Electronically. You may also review and/or obtain electronic copies of these documents and various other supporting documents from EPA’s Web site:https:// www.epa.gov/ocean-dumping/dredgedmaterial-management-long-islandsound. [FRL–9948–49-Region 1] List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 228 Intergovernmental relations, Lead, Nitrogen dioxide, Ozone, Particulate matter, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Sulfur oxides, Volatile organic compounds. Dated: June 16, 2016. Mark Hague, Regional Administrator, Region 7. [FR Doc. 2016–15047 Filed 6–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Environmental protection, Water pollution control. Ocean Disposal; Proposed Designation of a Dredged Material Disposal Site in Eastern Region of Long Island Sound; Reopening of Public Comment Period Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; reopening of the public comment period. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today is reopening the public comment period on the proposed rule and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to designate one dredged material disposal site, the Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Site (ELDS), located offshore from New London, Connecticut, for the disposal of dredged material from harbors and navigation channels in eastern Long Island Sound in the states of Connecticut and New York. The proposed rule published on April 27, 2016 (81 FR 24748). This action is necessary to provide a long-term, openwater dredged material disposal site as an alternative for the possible future disposal of such material. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 18, 2016. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to ELIS@epa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jean Brochi, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, New England Regional Office, 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100, Mail Code: OEP06–1, Boston, MA 02109–3912, telephone: (617) 918– 1536, fax number: (617) 918–0536; email address: Brochi.Jean@epa.gov or ELIS@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Review of Documents: The file supporting this proposed designation is available for inspection at the following locations: In person. The Proposed Rule and the DSEIS, which includes the Site asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:20 Jun 27, 2016 Jkt 238001 Dated: June 21, 2016. H. Curtis Spalding, Regional Administrator, EPA Region 1—New England. [FR Doc. 2016–15299 Filed 6–27–16; 8:45 am] 41925 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Correction In rule FR Doc. 2016–14413, published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 39882, June 20, 2016, make the following correction: On page 39883, in the third column, section 13.003, third line, remove ‘‘$750,00’’ and add ‘‘$750,000’’ in its place. Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c); 10 U.S.C. chapter 137; and 51 U.S.C. 20113. Dated: June 23, 2016. William Clark, Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–15237 Filed 6–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service BILLING CODE 6560–50–P 50 CFR Part 17 [Docket No. FWS–R5–ES–2015–0001; 50120–1113–000] DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RIN 1018–AY05 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Parts 2, 13, and 19 RIN 9000–AN18 Federal Acquisition Regulation: Acquisition Threshold for Special Emergency Procurement Authority; Correction Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Proposed rule; correction. AGENCY: DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a correction to FAR Case 2016– 004; Acquisition Threshold for Special Emergency Procurement Authority, which was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 39882, June 20, 2016. DATES: Effective: June 28, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Camara Francis, Procurement Analyst, at 202–550–0935 for clarification of content. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory Secretariat Division at 202–501–4755. Please cite FAR Case 2016–004; Correction. PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period. AGENCY: [FAR Case 2016–004; Correction; Docket No. 2016–0004, Sequence No. 1] SUMMARY: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing Eastern Puma (=Cougar) From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the reopening of the comment period on our June 17, 2015, proposed rule to remove the eastern puma (=cougar) (Puma (=Felis) concolor couguar) from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife. We are reopening the comment period for 30 days to conduct peer review. Interested parties are also afforded this additional opportunity to comment on the proposed rule; comments previously submitted need not be resubmitted, as they will be fully considered in preparation of the final listing determination. SUMMARY: To allow us adequate time to consider comments on the proposed rule, we must receive them on or before July 28, 2016. ADDRESSES: Written comments: You may submit comments on the proposed rule by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// DATES: E:\FR\FM\28JNP1.SGM 28JNP1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 124 (Tuesday, June 28, 2016)]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R07-OAR-2016-0302; FRL-9948-14-Region 7]


Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; 
State of Missouri; Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to 
approve portions of a November 20, 2015, State Implementation Plan 
(SIP) submittal from Missouri concerning allocations of Cross-State Air 
Pollution Rule (CSAPR) emission allowances. Under CSAPR, large 
electricity generating units in Missouri are subject to Federal 
Implementation Plans (FIPs) requiring the units to participate in 
CSAPR's Federal trading program for annual emissions of nitrogen oxides 
(NOX) and one of CSAPR's two Federal trading programs for 
annual emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2). This action would 
approve Missouri's adoption into its SIP of state regulations 
establishing state-determined allocations to replace EPA's default 
allocations to Missouri units of CSAPR allowances for annual 
NOX emissions and annual SO2 emissions for 2017 
and later years. EPA is proposing to approve the SIP revision because 
it meets the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and EPA's 
regulations for approval of an abbreviated SIP revision replacing EPA's 
default allocations of CSAPR emission allowances with state-determined 
allocations. Approval of this SIP revision would not alter any 
provision of CSAPR's Federal trading programs for annual NOX 
emissions and annual SO2 emissions as applied to Missouri 
units other than the allowance allocation provisions, and the FIPs 
requiring the units to participate in those trading programs (as 
modified by the SIP revision) would remain in place. EPA is not 
proposing to act at this time on the portion of Missouri's SIP 
submittal concerning allocations of CSAPR allowances for ozone-season 
NOX emissions.

DATES: Comments must be received by July 28, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-R07-
OAR-2016-0302, to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot 
be edited or removed from Regulations.gov. 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. 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 http://www2.epa.gov/dockets/commenting-epa-dockets.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Larry Gonzalez, Air Planning and 
Development Branch, Air and Waste Management Division, EPA Region 7, 
11201 Renner Boulevard, Lenexa KS 66219; telephone number: (913) 551-
7041; email address: gonzalez.larry@epa.gov

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document proposes to take action on a 
revision to the SIP for Missouri concerning allocations of allowances 
used in the CSAPR \1\ Federal trading program for annual emissions of 
NOX and annual emission of SO2. We have published 
a direct final rule approving the State's SIP revision (s) in the Rules 
and Regulations section of this Federal Register, because we view this 
as a noncontroversial action and anticipate no relevant adverse 
comment. We have explained our reasons for this action in the preamble 
to the direct final rule. If we receive no adverse comment, we will not 
take further action on this proposed rule. If we receive adverse 
comment, we will withdraw the direct final rule and it will not take 
effect. We would address all public comments in any subsequent final 
rule based on this proposed rule. We do not intend to institute a 
second comment period on this action. Any parties interested in 
commenting must do so at this time. For further information, please see 
the information provided in the ADDRESSES section of this document.
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    \1\ Federal Implementation Plans; Interstate Transport of Fine 
Particulate Matter and Ozone and Correction of SIP Approvals, 76 FR 
48208 (August 8, 2011), (codified as amended at 40 CFR 52.38 and 
52.39 and subparts AAAAA through DDDDD of 40 CFR part 97).
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    Large electricity generating units in Missouri are subject to CSAPR 
FIPs that require the units to participate in the Federal CSAPR 
NOX Annual Trading Program and the Federal CSAPR 
SO2 Group 1 Trading Program.\2\ Each of CSAPR's Federal 
trading programs includes default provisions governing the allocation 
among participating units of emission allowances used for compliance 
under that program. CSAPR also provides a process for the submission 
and approval of SIP revisions to replace EPA's default allocations with 
state-determined allocations.
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    \2\ EPA has proposed to replace the terms ``Transport Rule'' and 
``TR'' in the text of the Code of Federal Regulations with the 
updated terms ``Cross-State Air Pollution Rule'' and ``CSAPR.'' 80 
FR 75706, 75759 (December 3, 2015). EPA uses the updated terms here.
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    The SIP revision approved in the direct final rule incorporates 
into Missouri's SIP state regulations establishing state-determined 
allowance allocations to replace EPA's default allocations to Missouri 
units of CSAPR NOX Annual allowances and CSAPR 
SO2 Group 1 allowances issued for the control periods in 
2017 and later years. EPA is approving the SIP revision because it 
meets the requirements of the CAA and EPA's regulations for approval of 
an abbreviated SIP revision replacing EPA's default allocations of 
CSAPR emission allowances with state-determined allocations. Approval 
of the SIP revision does not alter any provision of the CSAPR 
NOX Annual Trading Program or the CSAPR SO2 Group 
1 Trading Program as applied to Missouri units other than the allowance 
allocation provisions, and the FIPs requiring the units to participate 
in those programs (as modified by the SIP revision) remain in place. 
Large electricity generating units in Missouri are also subject to an 
additional CSAPR FIP requiring them to participate in the Federal CSAPR 
NOX Ozone Season Trading Program. While Missouri's SIP 
submittal also seeks to replace the default allocations of CSAPR 
NOX Ozone Season allowances to Missouri units, EPA is not 
proposing to act on that portion of the SIP submittal at this time. 
Approval of this SIP revision concerning other CSAPR trading programs 
has no effect on the CSAPR NOX Ozone Season Trading Program 
as applied to Missouri units, and the FIP requiring the units to 
participate in that program remains in place.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52

    Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Carbon monoxide, 
Incorporation by reference,

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Intergovernmental relations, Lead, Nitrogen dioxide, Ozone, Particulate 
matter, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Sulfur oxides, 
Volatile organic compounds.

    Dated: June 16, 2016.
Mark Hague,
Regional Administrator, Region 7.
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