Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Montana; Revisions to the Administrative Rules of Montana, 24914 [2017-10925]

Download as PDF 24914 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 31, 2017 / Proposed Rules Dated: May 4, 2017. Cecil Rodrigues, Acting Regional Administrator, Region III. [FR Doc. 2017–10923 Filed 5–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R08–OAR–2017–0020]; FRL–9963– 14–Region 8] Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Montana; Revisions to the Administrative Rules of Montana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the state of Montana on September 8, 2016. The revisions are to the Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) and include updates to the citations and references to federal and state laws and regulations, updated links to sources of information, and provides clarity on how copies of federal regulations may be obtained. In the ‘‘Rules and Regulations’’ section of this Federal Register, we are approving these SIP revisions as a direct final rule without prior proposed rule. If we receive no adverse comment, we will not take further action on this proposed rule. This action is being taken in accordance with section 110 of the Clean Air Act (CAA). SUMMARY: Written comments must be received on or before June 30, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–R08– OAR–2017–0020 at https:// 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 nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with PROPOSALS DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:38 May 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 contents located outside of the primary submission (i.e., on the web, cloud, or other file sharing system). Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov index. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the Air Program, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202–1129. The EPA requests that you contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to view the hard copy of the docket. You may view the hard copy of the docket Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., excluding federal holidays. 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: Jaslyn Dobrahner, Air Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 8, Mail Code 8P–AR, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202–1129, (303) 312–6252, dobrahner.jaslyn@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the ‘‘Rules and Regulations’’ section of this Federal Register, the EPA is approving the State’s SIP revisions as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views these as noncontroversial SIP revisions and anticipates no adverse comments. In this proposed rule, the EPA is proposing regulatory text that includes incorporation by reference. In accordance with requirements of 1 CFR 51.5, the EPA is proposing to incorporate by reference the date of the version of the federal regulations regarding air quality rules into the ARM. A detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the preamble to the direct final rule. If the EPA receives no adverse comments, the EPA will not take further action on this proposed rule. If the EPA receives adverse comments, we will withdraw the direct final rule and it will not take effect. The EPA will address all public comments in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. The EPA will not 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 ADDRESSES section of this notice. 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AGENCY: Whenever a new or revised National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) is promulgated, each state must submit a plan for the implementation, maintenance and enforcement of such standard, commonly referred to as infrastructure requirements. On July 9, 2012, Alaska submitted a plan to address the infrastructure requirements for the lead (Pb) NAAQS promulgated on October 15, 2008. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve the plan as meeting Clean Air Act (CAA) requirements. DATES: Comments must be received on or before June 30, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–R10– OAR–2017–0040, at https:// 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. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R08-OAR-2017-0020]; FRL-9963-14-Region 8]


Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; 
Montana; Revisions to the Administrative Rules of Montana

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to 
approve State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the 
state of Montana on September 8, 2016. The revisions are to the 
Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) and include updates to the 
citations and references to federal and state laws and regulations, 
updated links to sources of information, and provides clarity on how 
copies of federal regulations may be obtained. In the ``Rules and 
Regulations'' section of this Federal Register, we are approving these 
SIP revisions as a direct final rule without prior proposed rule. If we 
receive no adverse comment, we will not take further action on this 
proposed rule. This action is being taken in accordance with section 
110 of the Clean Air Act (CAA).

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before June 30, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-R08-
OAR-2017-0020 at https://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).
    Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the 
www.regulations.gov index. Publicly available docket materials are 
available either electronically in www.regulations.gov or in hard copy 
at the Air Program, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 8, 
1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202-1129. The EPA requests that 
you contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section to view the hard copy of the docket. You may view the 
hard copy of the docket Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 
excluding federal holidays. 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: Jaslyn Dobrahner, Air Program, U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 8, Mail Code 8P-AR, 1595 
Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado 80202-1129, (303) 312-6252, 
dobrahner.jaslyn@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the ``Rules and Regulations'' section of 
this Federal Register, the EPA is approving the State's SIP revisions 
as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views 
these as noncontroversial SIP revisions and anticipates no adverse 
comments. In this proposed rule, the EPA is proposing regulatory text 
that includes incorporation by reference. In accordance with 
requirements of 1 CFR 51.5, the EPA is proposing to incorporate by 
reference the date of the version of the federal regulations regarding 
air quality rules into the ARM. A detailed rationale for the approval 
is set forth in the preamble to the direct final rule.
    If the EPA receives no adverse comments, the EPA will not take 
further action on this proposed rule. If the EPA receives adverse 
comments, we will withdraw the direct final rule and it will not take 
effect. The EPA will address all public comments in a subsequent final 
rule based on this proposed rule. The EPA will not 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 
ADDRESSES section of this notice. Please note that if the EPA receives 
adverse comment on an amendment, paragraph, or section of this rule and 
if that provision may be severed from the remainder of the rule, the 
EPA may adopt as final those provisions of the rule that are not the 
subject of an adverse comment. See the information provided in the 
Direct Final action of the same title which is located in the Rules and 
Regulations Section of this Federal Register.

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.

    Dated: May 12, 2017.
Suzanne J. Bohan,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 8.
[FR Doc. 2017-10925 Filed 5-30-17; 8:45 am]
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