Extension of Public Comment Period: Draft Human Health Recreational Ambient Water Quality Criteria and/or Swimming Advisories for Microcystins and Cylindrospermopsin, 10766-10767 [2017-03067]

Download as PDF 10766 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 15, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER15–1429–005. Applicants: Emera Maine. Description: Compliance filing: Refund Report—ER12–1650 & ER15– 1429 to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 2/9/17. Accession Number: 20170209–5010. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/2/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–947–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Amendment to ISA No. 690, Queue No. D07 to be effective 4/2/2002. Filed Date: 2/8/17. Accession Number: 20170208–5033. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/1/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–948–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Original Service Agreement No. 4615; Queue No. AB1–138 to be effective 1/9/ 2017. 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VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:44 Feb 14, 2017 Jkt 241001 Docket Numbers: ER17–952–000. Applicants: Delmarva Power & Light Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Construction Agreement with DMEC to be effective 2/9/2017. Filed Date: 2/9/17. Accession Number: 20170209–5001. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/2/17. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: February 9, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–03003 Filed 2–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OW–2016–0751; FRL–9959–31– OW] Extension of Public Comment Period: Draft Human Health Recreational Ambient Water Quality Criteria and/or Swimming Advisories for Microcystins and Cylindrospermopsin Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the comment period for the Draft Human Health Recreational Ambient Water Quality Criteria and/or Swimming Advisories for Microcystins and Cylindrospermopsin. In response to stakeholder requests, the comment period will be extended for an additional 31 days, from February 17, 2017 to March 20, 2017. DATES: Comments must be received on or before March 20, 2017. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OW–2016–0751, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or withdrawn. 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. 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/commentingepa-dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Ravenscroft, Health and Ecological Criteria Division, Office of Water (Mail Code 4304T), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 566–1101; email address: ravenscroft.john@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 19, 2016 (81 FR 91929), EPA announced the availability of the Draft Human Health Recreational Ambient Water Quality Criteria and/or Swimming Advisories for Microcystins and Cylindrospermopsin, and opened a 60-day public review and comment period. During the comment period, EPA is soliciting additional scientific views, data, and information regarding the science and technical approach used in the derivation of the draft Human Health Recreational Ambient Water Quality Criteria and/or Swimming Advisories for Microcystins and Cylindrospermopsin document. EPA is proposing that these recommended criteria, if adopted by States or authorized Tribes as CWA section 303(c) WQS, be used for CWA section 303(d) assessment and listing purposes where the magnitude is not exceeded for more than 10 percent of days during a recreational season up to one calendar year as an indicator of long-term impairment from multiple short-term blooms. EPA is soliciting public comment on this 10 percent exceedance ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\15FEN1.SGM 15FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 15, 2017 / Notices frequency as well as alternative exceedance frequencies. For swimming advisories, EPA is proposing that these recommended values could be used to trigger public notification whenever values are exceeded for one day. EPA is soliciting public comment on this recommended single day exceedance as well as alternative exceedance frequencies. The original deadline to submit comments was February 17, 2017. This action extends the comment period for 31 days, for a total of 91 days of public comment. Written comments must now be received by March 20, 2017. The draft report and other supporting materials may also be viewed and downloaded from EPA’s Web site at https://www.epa.gov/wqc/microbialpathogenrecreational-water-qualitycriteria#swimming. Dated: February 2, 2017. Michael Shapiro, Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Water. [FR Doc. 2017–03067 Filed 2–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P The draft report is available at: http:// www3.epa.gov/climatechange/ ghgemissions/usinventoryreport.html. [FRL- 9959–29–OAR] Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2015 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of document availability and request for comments. AGENCY: The Draft Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2015 is available for public review. Annual U.S. emissions for the period of time from 1990 through 2015 are summarized and presented by source category and sector. The inventory contains estimates of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), perfluorocarbons (PFC), sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), and nitrogen trifluoride (NF3) emissions. The technical approach used in this report to estimate emissions and sinks for greenhouse gases is consistent with the methodologies recommended by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and reported in a format consistent with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reporting guidelines. The Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2015 is the latest in a series of annual, policyneutral U.S. submissions to the mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:44 Feb 14, 2017 Jkt 241001 To ensure your comments are considered for the final version of the document, please submit your comments by March 17, 2017. However, comments received after that date will still be welcomed and considered for the next edition of this report. ADDRESSES: Comments should be submitted to GHG Inventory at: Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change Division (6207A), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460, Fax: (202) 343–2338. You are welcome and encouraged to send an email with your comments to GHGInventory@epa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Mausami Desai, Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Atmospheric Programs, Climate Change Division, (202) 343–2338, desai.mausami@ epa.gov. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY SUMMARY: Secretariat of the UNFCCC. EPA requests recommendations for improving the overall quality of the inventory report to be finalized in April 2017, as well as subsequent inventory reports. Dated: February 3, 2017. Reid P. Harvey, Acting Director, Office of Atmospheric Programs. [FR Doc. 2017–03070 Filed 2–14–17; 8:45 am] 10767 Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OW–2016–0353, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or withdrawn. 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. 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/commentingepa-dockets. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Flaherty, Health and Ecological Criteria Division (Mail Code 4304T), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone: (202) 564–5939; or email: flaherty.colleen@epa.gov. BILLING CODE 6560–50–P On December 23, 2016 (81 FR 94370), EPA announced the availability of the Draft Field-Based Methods for Developing Aquatic Life Criteria for Specific Conductivity, and opened a 60-day public review and comment period to solicit scientific views, data, and information regarding the science and technical approach used in the derivation of the draft field-based methods. EPA is also soliciting suggestions from the public for additional ecoregional case studies for future consideration. The original deadline to submit comments was February 21, 2017. This action extends the comment period for 62 days. Written comments must now be received by April 24, 2017. The draft methods and other supporting materials may also be viewed and downloaded from EPA’s Web site at https:// www.epa.gov/wqc/draft-field-basedmethods-developing-aquatic-lifecriteria-specific-conductivity. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OW–2016–0353; FRL–9959–32– OW] Extension of Public Comment Period: Draft Field-Based Methods for Developing Aquatic Life Criteria for Specific Conductivity Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the comment period for the Draft Field-Based Methods for Developing Aquatic Life Criteria for Specific Conductivity. In response to stakeholder requests, the comment period will be extended for an additional 62 days, from February 21, 2017 to April 24, 2017. DATES: Comments must be received on or before April 24, 2017. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\15FEN1.SGM 15FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 15, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10766-10767]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-03067]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OW-2016-0751; FRL-9959-31-OW]


Extension of Public Comment Period: Draft Human Health 
Recreational Ambient Water Quality Criteria and/or Swimming Advisories 
for Microcystins and Cylindrospermopsin

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the 
comment period for the Draft Human Health Recreational Ambient Water 
Quality Criteria and/or Swimming Advisories for Microcystins and 
Cylindrospermopsin. In response to stakeholder requests, the comment 
period will be extended for an additional 31 days, from February 17, 
2017 to March 20, 2017.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before March 20, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OW-
2016-0751, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or withdrawn. 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. 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: John Ravenscroft, Health and 
Ecological Criteria Division, Office of Water (Mail Code 4304T), 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 566-1101; email address: 
ravenscroft.john@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 19, 2016 (81 FR 91929), EPA 
announced the availability of the Draft Human Health Recreational 
Ambient Water Quality Criteria and/or Swimming Advisories for 
Microcystins and Cylindrospermopsin, and opened a 60-day public review 
and comment period. During the comment period, EPA is soliciting 
additional scientific views, data, and information regarding the 
science and technical approach used in the derivation of the draft 
Human Health Recreational Ambient Water Quality Criteria and/or 
Swimming Advisories for Microcystins and Cylindrospermopsin document. 
EPA is proposing that these recommended criteria, if adopted by States 
or authorized Tribes as CWA section 303(c) WQS, be used for CWA section 
303(d) assessment and listing purposes where the magnitude is not 
exceeded for more than 10 percent of days during a recreational season 
up to one calendar year as an indicator of long-term impairment from 
multiple short-term blooms. EPA is soliciting public comment on this 10 
percent exceedance

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frequency as well as alternative exceedance frequencies. For swimming 
advisories, EPA is proposing that these recommended values could be 
used to trigger public notification whenever values are exceeded for 
one day. EPA is soliciting public comment on this recommended single 
day exceedance as well as alternative exceedance frequencies.
    The original deadline to submit comments was February 17, 2017. 
This action extends the comment period for 31 days, for a total of 91 
days of public comment. Written comments must now be received by March 
20, 2017. The draft report and other supporting materials may also be 
viewed and downloaded from EPA's Web site at https://www.epa.gov/wqc/microbial-pathogenrecreational-water-quality-criteria#swimming.

    Dated: February 2, 2017.
Michael Shapiro,
Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Water.
[FR Doc. 2017-03067 Filed 2-14-17; 8:45 am]
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