Public Hearing for the Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support Rule, 78966 [2016-26965]

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AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:02 Nov 09, 2016 Jkt 241001 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a public hearing to be held in Chicago, Illinois on December 6, 2016, on its proposal for the ‘‘Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support (REGS) Rule.’’ The public can view the proposal at https:// www.epa.gov/renewable-fuel-standardprogram/proposed-renewablesenhancement-and-growth-support-regsrule. Comments submitted at the public hearing will contribute to the REGS Rule proposal that the EPA will publish at a later date in the Federal Register. DATES: The public hearing will be held on December 6, 2016, at the location noted below under ADDRESSES. The hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time and end when all parties present who wish to speak have had an opportunity to do so. Parties wishing to testify at the hearing should notify the contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT by November 22, 2016. Additional information regarding the hearing appears below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held at the following location: Palmer House Hilton Hotel, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603; telephone number: (312) 726–7500. A complete set of documents related to the proposal will be available for public inspection through the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov, Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2016–0041. Documents can also be viewed at the EPA Docket Center, located at William Jefferson Clinton Building 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia MacAllister, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Assessment and Standards Division, Environmental Protection Agency, 2000 Traverwood Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105; telephone number: (734) 214–4131; email address: RFS_Hearing@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The EPA has proposed amendments to update both its Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and other fuels regulations in the Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support (REGS) Rule to reflect changes in the marketplace and to promote the growing use of both ethanol fuels (conventional and advanced) and nonethanol advanced and cellulosic SUMMARY: Subpart SS—Texas PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 9990 biofuels. In addition, the REGS rule includes a number of other regulatory changes, clarifications, and technical corrections to the RFS program and other fuels regulations. The proposal for the REGS rule will be published separately in the Federal Register. The pre-publication version can be found at https://www.epa.gov/renewable-fuelstandard-program/proposedrenewables-enhancement-and-growthsupport-regs-rule. Public Hearing: The public hearing will provide interested parties the opportunity to present data, views, or arguments concerning the proposal (which can be found at https:// www.epa.gov/renewable-fuel-standardprogram/proposed-renewablesenhancement-and-growth-support-regsrule). The EPA may ask clarifying questions during the oral presentations but will not respond to the presentations at that time. Written statements and supporting information submitted during the comment period will be considered with the same weight as any oral comments and supporting information presented at the public hearing. Written comments must be received by the last day of the comment period, as specified in the notice of proposed rulemaking. How can I get copies of this document, the proposed rule, and other related information? The EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket ID No. EPA– HQ–OAR–2016–0041. The EPA has also developed a Web site for the Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support (REGS) rule, including the proposal, at the address given above. Please refer to the notice of proposed rulemaking for detailed information on accessing information related to the proposal. Dated: October 27, 2016. Christopher Grundler, Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Office of Air and Radiation. [FR Doc. 2016–26965 Filed 11–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\10NOP1.SGM 10NOP1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 218 (Thursday, November 10, 2016)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 78966]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-26965]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Parts 79 and 80

[EPA-HQ-OAR-2016-0041; FRL-9955-04-OAR]
RIN 2060-AS66


Public Hearing for the Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support 
Rule

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Announcement of public hearing.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a 
public hearing to be held in Chicago, Illinois on December 6, 2016, on 
its proposal for the ``Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support (REGS) 
Rule.'' The public can view the proposal at https://www.epa.gov/renewable-fuel-standard-program/proposed-renewables-enhancement-and-growth-support-regs-rule. Comments submitted at the public hearing will 
contribute to the REGS Rule proposal that the EPA will publish at a 
later date in the Federal Register.

DATES: The public hearing will be held on December 6, 2016, at the 
location noted below under ADDRESSES. The hearing will begin at 9:00 
a.m. Central Standard Time and end when all parties present who wish to 
speak have had an opportunity to do so. Parties wishing to testify at 
the hearing should notify the contact person listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT by November 22, 2016. Additional information 
regarding the hearing appears below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held at the following location: Palmer 
House Hilton Hotel, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603; telephone 
number: (312) 726-7500. A complete set of documents related to the 
proposal will be available for public inspection through the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov, Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-
OAR-2016-0041. Documents can also be viewed at the EPA Docket Center, 
located at William Jefferson Clinton Building 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia MacAllister, Office of 
Transportation and Air Quality, Assessment and Standards Division, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 2000 Traverwood Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 
48105; telephone number: (734) 214-4131; email address: 
RFS_Hearing@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The EPA has proposed amendments to update 
both its Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and other fuels regulations in 
the Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support (REGS) Rule to reflect 
changes in the marketplace and to promote the growing use of both 
ethanol fuels (conventional and advanced) and non-ethanol advanced and 
cellulosic biofuels. In addition, the REGS rule includes a number of 
other regulatory changes, clarifications, and technical corrections to 
the RFS program and other fuels regulations. The proposal for the REGS 
rule will be published separately in the Federal Register. The pre-
publication version can be found at https://www.epa.gov/renewable-fuel-standard-program/proposed-renewables-enhancement-and-growth-support-regs-rule.
    Public Hearing: The public hearing will provide interested parties 
the opportunity to present data, views, or arguments concerning the 
proposal (which can be found at https://www.epa.gov/renewable-fuel-standard-program/proposed-renewables-enhancement-and-growth-support-regs-rule). The EPA may ask clarifying questions during the oral 
presentations but will not respond to the presentations at that time. 
Written statements and supporting information submitted during the 
comment period will be considered with the same weight as any oral 
comments and supporting information presented at the public hearing. 
Written comments must be received by the last day of the comment 
period, as specified in the notice of proposed rulemaking.

How can I get copies of this document, the proposed rule, and other 
related information?

    The EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket ID 
No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2016-0041. The EPA has also developed a Web site for the 
Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support (REGS) rule, including the 
proposal, at the address given above. Please refer to the notice of 
proposed rulemaking for detailed information on accessing information 
related to the proposal.

    Dated: October 27, 2016.
Christopher Grundler,
Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Office of Air and 
Radiation.
[FR Doc. 2016-26965 Filed 11-9-16; 8:45 am]
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