Notice of Approval of Clean Air Act Prevention of Significant Deterioration Permit for Ocotillo Power Plant, 85560 [2016-28435]

Download as PDF 85560 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 228 / Monday, November 28, 2016 / Notices Total estimated burden: 14 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $1,038 (per year), includes $0 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in the estimates: There is no increase in hours in the total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by OMB. Courtney Kerwin, Director, Regulatory Support Division. [FR Doc. 2016–28516 Filed 11–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9955–63-Region 9] Notice of Approval of Clean Air Act Prevention of Significant Deterioration Permit for Ocotillo Power Plant United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of final agency action. AGENCY: This notice announces that the Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) issued a final permit decision to Arizona Public Service (APS) for a major modification of a Clean Air Act Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permit (Permit No. PSD16–01). The PSD permit decision authorizes a major modification at the Ocotillo Power Plant, located in Tempe, Arizona, primarily for the purposes of constructing five simple cycle natural gas-fired combustion turbines, including ancillary equipment. The MCAQD is authorized to issue PSD permit decisions pursuant to a delegation agreement with the EPA, in which the MCAQD ‘‘stands in the shoes’’ of the EPA when administering certain elements of the PSD permitting program. This MCAQD-issued PSD permit decision is considered to be a federally-issued PSD permit decision, and serves as a final agency action by the EPA. DATES: The MCAQD issued a final PSD permit decision for the Ocotillo Power Plant on September 9, 2016. The permit became effective on that date. Pursuant to section 307(b)(1) of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7607(b)(1), judicial review of this final permit decision, to the extent it is available, may be sought by filing a petition for review in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit within 60 days of November 28, 2016. ADDRESSES: Documents relevant to the above-referenced permit are available mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:15 Nov 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 for public inspection during normal business hours at the following addresses: (1) Maricopa County Air Quality Department, 1001 North Central Avenue, Suite 124, Phoenix, Arizona 85004. To arrange for viewing of these documents, please call (602) 506–6010 or visit online at http:// www.maricopa.gov/aq/contact_us/ public_records/Default.aspx. (2) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, California 94105–3901. To arrange for viewing of these documents, call Eugene Chen at (415) 947–4304, chen.eugene@epa.gov. Due to building security procedures, at least 48 hours advance notice is required. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eugene Chen, EPA Region 9, (415) 947– 4304, chen.eugene@epa.gov. Anyone who wishes to review the EPA Environmental Appeals Board’s (EAB) decision described below or documents in the EAB’s electronic docket for its decision can obtain them at http:// www.epa.gov/eab/. NOTICE OF FINAL ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MCAQD issued a final PSD permit to APS on March 22, 2016, authorizing a major modification to the Ocotillo Power Plant. EPA regulations at 40 CFR 124.19 provided an opportunity for administrative review by the EPA’s EAB of this initial permit decision. The EPA’s EAB received one petition for review of the permit, and on September 1, 2016, the EAB issued an Order denying the petition for review. See In re Arizona Public Service Company Ocotillo Power Plant, PSD Appeal No. 16–01 (EAB, September 1, 2016) (Order Denying Review). Following the EAB’s action, pursuant to 40 CFR 52.21(u) and the MCAQD’s PSD delegation agreement with the EPA, the MCAQD issued a final permit decision on September 9, 2016. All conditions of PSD Permit No. PSD16–01, as initially issued by the MCAQD on March 22, 2016, were final and effective as of September 9, 2016. Dated: November 3, 2016. Elizabeth Adams, Acting Director, Air Division, Region IX. [FR Doc. 2016–28435 Filed 11–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2016–0078; FRL–9955–34– OEI] Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program Annual Measures Reporting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program Annual Measures Reporting’’ (EPA ICR No. 2415.03, OMB Control No. 2070– 0188) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through November 30, 2016. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (81 FR 15105) on March 21, 2016 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DATES: Additional comments may be submitted on or before December 28, 2016. SUMMARY: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA– HQ–OPP–2016–0078, to (1) EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to OPP_ Docket@epa.gov, or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460, and (2) OMB via email to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Address comments to OMB Desk Officer for EPA. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lily G. Negash, Office of Pesticide Programs, ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 228 (Monday, November 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-28435]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9955-63-Region 9]


Notice of Approval of Clean Air Act Prevention of Significant 
Deterioration Permit for Ocotillo Power Plant

AGENCY: United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of final agency action.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Maricopa County Air Quality 
Department (MCAQD) issued a final permit decision to Arizona Public 
Service (APS) for a major modification of a Clean Air Act Prevention of 
Significant Deterioration (PSD) permit (Permit No. PSD16-01). The PSD 
permit decision authorizes a major modification at the Ocotillo Power 
Plant, located in Tempe, Arizona, primarily for the purposes of 
constructing five simple cycle natural gas-fired combustion turbines, 
including ancillary equipment. The MCAQD is authorized to issue PSD 
permit decisions pursuant to a delegation agreement with the EPA, in 
which the MCAQD ``stands in the shoes'' of the EPA when administering 
certain elements of the PSD permitting program. This MCAQD-issued PSD 
permit decision is considered to be a federally-issued PSD permit 
decision, and serves as a final agency action by the EPA.

DATES: The MCAQD issued a final PSD permit decision for the Ocotillo 
Power Plant on September 9, 2016. The permit became effective on that 
date. Pursuant to section 307(b)(1) of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 
7607(b)(1), judicial review of this final permit decision, to the 
extent it is available, may be sought by filing a petition for review 
in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit within 60 
days of November 28, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Documents relevant to the above-referenced permit are 
available for public inspection during normal business hours at the 
following addresses:
    (1) Maricopa County Air Quality Department, 1001 North Central 
Avenue, Suite 124, Phoenix, Arizona 85004. To arrange for viewing of 
these documents, please call (602) 506-6010 or visit online at http://www.maricopa.gov/aq/contact_us/public_records/Default.aspx.
    (2) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9, 75 Hawthorne 
Street, San Francisco, California 94105-3901. To arrange for viewing of 
these documents, call Eugene Chen at (415) 947-4304, 
chen.eugene@epa.gov. Due to building security procedures, at least 48 
hours advance notice is required.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eugene Chen, EPA Region 9, (415) 947-
4304, chen.eugene@epa.gov. Anyone who wishes to review the EPA 
Environmental Appeals Board's (EAB) decision described below or 
documents in the EAB's electronic docket for its decision can obtain 
them at http://www.epa.gov/eab/.

NOTICE OF FINAL ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MCAQD issued 
a final PSD permit to APS on March 22, 2016, authorizing a major 
modification to the Ocotillo Power Plant. EPA regulations at 40 CFR 
124.19 provided an opportunity for administrative review by the EPA's 
EAB of this initial permit decision.
    The EPA's EAB received one petition for review of the permit, and 
on September 1, 2016, the EAB issued an Order denying the petition for 
review. See In re Arizona Public Service Company Ocotillo Power Plant, 
PSD Appeal No. 16-01 (EAB, September 1, 2016) (Order Denying Review). 
Following the EAB's action, pursuant to 40 CFR 52.21(u) and the MCAQD's 
PSD delegation agreement with the EPA, the MCAQD issued a final permit 
decision on September 9, 2016. All conditions of PSD Permit No. PSD16-
01, as initially issued by the MCAQD on March 22, 2016, were final and 
effective as of September 9, 2016.

    Dated: November 3, 2016.
Elizabeth Adams,
Acting Director, Air Division, Region IX.
[FR Doc. 2016-28435 Filed 11-25-16; 8:45 am]
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