Proposed Settlement Agreement, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit, 96450-96451 [2016-31748]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 96450 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / Notices Beach, L.L.C., Indianapolis Power & Light Company, Mountain View Power Partners, LLC, Mountain View Power Partners IV, LLC, The Dayton Power and Light Company, AES Ohio Generation, LLC. Description: Triennial Market Power Analysis for Northeast Region of the AES MBR Affiliates. Filed Date: 12/21/16. Accession Number: 20161221–5469. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/21/17. Docket Numbers: ER10–3246–011; ER10–2475–017; ER10–2474–017; ER13–1266–012; ER15–2211–009. Applicants: PacifiCorp, Nevada Power Company, Sierra Pacific Power Company, CalEnergy, LLC, MidAmerican Energy Services, LLC. Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of the PacifiCorp, et al. Filed Date: 12/21/16. Accession Number: 20161221–5471. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/11/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–236–001. Applicants: Southwestern Public Service Company. 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AGENCY: In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (‘‘CAA’’), notice is hereby given of a proposed settlement agreement to address a consolidated set of petitions for review filed by several parties in the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Basin Electric Power Cooperative (‘‘Basin Electric’’) and the State of Wyoming (‘‘Wyoming’’) (collectively, ‘‘Petitioners’’) filed petitions for review of an EPA rule addressing the regional haze requirements in Wyoming. Specifically, Basin Electric challenged the rule as it pertained to the NOX BART emission limits for Laramie River Units 1–3. Wyoming also challenged the rule based on EPA’s action on the Laramie River Units and on other grounds. The proposed settlement agreement would establish deadlines for EPA to take specified actions. DATES: Written comments on the proposed settlement agreement must be received by January 30, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number EPA– HQ–OGC–2016–0773, online at www.regulations.gov. For comments submitted at www.regulations.gov, follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or removed from www.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, please contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For 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: Lea Anderson, Air and Radiation Law Office (2344A), Office of General Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone: (202) 564–5571; fax number (202) 564–5603; email address: anderson.lea@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Additional Information About the Proposed Settlement Agreement Petitioners filed petitions for review of EPA’s rule titled ‘‘Approval, Disapproval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Wyoming; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan; Federal Implementation Plan for Regional Haze,’’ 79 FR 5032 (Jan. 30, 2014) (‘‘Final Rule’’). In the Final Rule, EPA disapproved, in part, the Wyoming regional haze SIP, including the NOX BART requirements as to Laramie River Units 1–3, and promulgated a federal implementation plan (‘‘FIP’’) that imposed a NOX BART emission limit of 0.07 lb/MMBtu (30-day rolling average) at Laramie River Units 1–3. Petitioners have raised various challenges to the Final Rule. This settlement agreement would resolve all of Basin Electric’s challenges to the Final Rule and those portions of Wyoming’s challenge to the Final Rule related to the establishment of NOX BART emission limits for Laramie River Units 1–3. Under the terms of the proposed settlement agreement, after the settlement agreement becomes final the parties will take specified actions as provided for in the settlement agreement. Please review the settlement agreement for additional details, available in the public docket at EPA– HQ–OGC–2016–0773. For a period of 30 days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the proposed settlement agreement from persons who were not named as parties or intervenors to the litigation in question. EPA or the Department of Justice may withdraw or withhold consent to the proposed settlement agreement 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 the E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / Notices agreement should be withdrawn or withheld, the terms of the agreement will be affirmed. II. Additional Information About Commenting on the Proposed Settlement Agreement srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES A. How can I get a copy of the proposed settlement agreement? The official public docket for this action under Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OGC–2016–0773 contains a copy of the proposed settlement agreement. 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 the 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, 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:18 Dec 29, 2016 Jkt 241001 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 251 (Friday, December 30, 2016)]
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[Pages 96450-96451]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-31748]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OGC-2016-0773; FRL 9957-82-OGC]


Proposed Settlement Agreement, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

ACTION: Notice of proposed settlement agreement; request for public 
comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as 
amended (``CAA''), notice is hereby given of a proposed settlement 
agreement to address a consolidated set of petitions for review filed 
by several parties in the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth 
Circuit. Basin Electric Power Cooperative (``Basin Electric'') and the 
State of Wyoming (``Wyoming'') (collectively, ``Petitioners'') filed 
petitions for review of an EPA rule addressing the regional haze 
requirements in Wyoming. Specifically, Basin Electric challenged the 
rule as it pertained to the NOX BART emission limits for 
Laramie River Units 1-3. Wyoming also challenged the rule based on 
EPA's action on the Laramie River Units and on other grounds. The 
proposed settlement agreement would establish deadlines for EPA to take 
specified actions.

DATES: Written comments on the proposed settlement agreement must be 
received by January 30, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number EPA-HQ-
OGC-2016-0773, online at www.regulations.gov. For comments submitted at 
www.regulations.gov, follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or removed from 
www.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, please contact the person 
identified in the For Further Information Contact section. For 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: Lea Anderson, Air and Radiation Law 
Office (2344A), Office of General Counsel, U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; 
telephone: (202) 564-5571; fax number (202) 564-5603; email address: 
anderson.lea@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Additional Information About the Proposed Settlement Agreement

    Petitioners filed petitions for review of EPA's rule titled 
``Approval, Disapproval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State 
of Wyoming; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan; Federal 
Implementation Plan for Regional Haze,'' 79 FR 5032 (Jan. 30, 2014) 
(``Final Rule''). In the Final Rule, EPA disapproved, in part, the 
Wyoming regional haze SIP, including the NOX BART 
requirements as to Laramie River Units 1-3, and promulgated a federal 
implementation plan (``FIP'') that imposed a NOX BART 
emission limit of 0.07 lb/MMBtu (30-day rolling average) at Laramie 
River Units 1-3. Petitioners have raised various challenges to the 
Final Rule. This settlement agreement would resolve all of Basin 
Electric's challenges to the Final Rule and those portions of Wyoming's 
challenge to the Final Rule related to the establishment of 
NOX BART emission limits for Laramie River Units 1-3.
    Under the terms of the proposed settlement agreement, after the 
settlement agreement becomes final the parties will take specified 
actions as provided for in the settlement agreement. Please review the 
settlement agreement for additional details, available in the public 
docket at EPA-HQ-OGC-2016-0773.
    For a period of 30 days following the date of publication of this 
notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the 
proposed settlement agreement from persons who were not named as 
parties or intervenors to the litigation in question. EPA or the 
Department of Justice may withdraw or withhold consent to the proposed 
settlement agreement 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 the

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agreement should be withdrawn or withheld, the terms of the agreement 
will be affirmed.

II. Additional Information About Commenting on the Proposed Settlement 
Agreement

A. How can I get a copy of the proposed settlement agreement?

    The official public docket for this action under Docket ID No. EPA-
HQ-OGC-2016-0773 contains a copy of the proposed settlement agreement. 
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 the 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, 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: December 22, 2016.
Gautam Srinivasan,
Acting Associate General Counsel.
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