State of Iowa; Elements of the Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) Withdrawal, 54299 [2017-24891]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 221 / Friday, November 17, 2017 / Rules and Regulations Dated: November 3, 2017. Cosmo Servidio, Regional Administrator, Region III. Accordingly, the amendment to § 52.1070(e) published on September 25, 2017 (82 FR 44522), which were to become effective November 24, 2017, is withdrawn. ■ [FR Doc. 2017–24885 Filed 11–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R07–OAR–2017–0477; FRL–9970–97– Region 7] Air Quality Implementation Plans; Nebraska; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide and the 2012 Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards; Withdrawal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Withdrawal of direct final rule. AGENCY: Due to adverse comments, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the direct final rule Approval of Nebraska Air Quality Implementation Plans; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide and the 2012 Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards, published in the Federal Register on September 20, 2017. The direct final rule approved elements of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) submission from the State of Nebraska addressing the applicable requirements of Clean Air Act (CAA) section 110 for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) and Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), and the 2012 Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) NAAQS. Section 110 of the CAA requires that each state adopt and submit a SIP to support implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of each new or revised NAAQS promulgated by EPA. These SIPs are commonly referred to as ‘‘infrastructure’’ SIPs. DATES: As of November 17, 2017, the direct final rule published at 82 FR 43848, September 20, 2017, is withdrawn. rmajette on DSKBCKNHB2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Crable, Environmental Protection Agency, Air Planning and Development Branch, 11201 Renner Boulevard, Lenexa, Kansas 66219 at VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:56 Nov 16, 2017 Jkt 244001 (913) 551–7391, or by email at crable.gregory@epa.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to adverse comments, EPA is withdrawing the direct final rule to approve three Infrastructure SIPs submitted by the State of Nebraska pertaining to the 2010 NO2 and SO2 NAAQS and the 2012 PM2.5 NAAQS. In the direct final rule published in the Federal Register on September 20, 2017, (82 FR 43848), we stated that if we received adverse comment by Octber 20, 2017, the rule would be withdrawn and not take effect. EPA received adverse comments. EPA will address those comments in a subsequent final action based upon the proposed action also published in the Federal Register on September 20, 2017 (82 FR 43926). EPA will not institute a second comment period on this action. List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52 Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Intergovernmental relations, Incorporation by reference, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: November 8, 2017. Cathy Stepp, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 7. PART 52—APPROVAL AND PROMULGATION OF IMPLEMENTATION PLANS Accordingly, the direct final rule amending 40 CFR 52.1420 published in the Federal Register on September 20, 2017 (82 FR 43848), is withdrawn. ■ [FR Doc. 2017–24893 Filed 11–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R07–OAR–2017–0208; FRL–9970–99– Region 7] 54299 published in the Federal Register on September 20, 2017. Infrastructure SIPs address the applicable requirements of Clean Air Act (CAA) section 110, which requires that each state adopt and submit a SIP for the implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of each new or revised NAAQS promulgated by the EPA. These SIPs are commonly referred to as ‘‘infrastructure’’ SIPs. The infrastructure requirements are designed to ensure that the structural components of each state’s air quality management program are adequate to meet the state’s responsibilities under the CAA. The direct final rule published at 82 FR 43846, September 20, 2017, is withdrawn effective November 17, 2017. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heather Hamilton, Environmental Protection Agency, Air Planning and Development Branch, 11201 Renner Boulevard, Lenexa, Kansas 66219 at (913) 551–7039, or by email at Hamilton.heather@epa.gov. Due to an adverse comment, EPA is withdrawing the direct final rule to approve revisions to the Iowa State Implementation Plan (SIP). In the direct final rule published on September 20, 2017, (82 FR 43846), we stated that if we received adverse comment by October 20, 2017, the rule would be withdrawn and not take effect. EPA received an adverse comment. EPA will address the comment in a subsequent final action based upon the proposed action also published on September 20, 2017. EPA will not institute a second comment period on this action. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52 Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Incorporation by reference, Intergovernmental relations, Nitrogen dioxide, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. State of Iowa; Elements of the Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) Withdrawal Dated: November 7, 2017. Cathy Stepp, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 7. AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Withdrawal of direct final rule. PART 52—APPROVAL AND PROMULGATION OF IMPLEMENTATION PLANS Due to an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the direct final rule for Approval of Implementation Plans; State of Iowa; Elements of the Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) ■ SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 Accordingly, the amendment to 40 CFR 52.820(e) published in the Federal Register on September 20, 2017, (82 FR 43846) is withdrawn effective November 17, 2017. [FR Doc. 2017–24891 Filed 11–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\17NOR1.SGM 17NOR1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R07-OAR-2017-0208; FRL-9970-99-Region 7]


State of Iowa; Elements of the Infrastructure SIP Requirements 
for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard 
(NAAQS) Withdrawal

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Withdrawal of direct final rule.

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SUMMARY: Due to an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency 
(EPA) is withdrawing the direct final rule for Approval of 
Implementation Plans; State of Iowa; Elements of the Infrastructure SIP 
Requirements for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality 
Standard (NAAQS) published in the Federal Register on September 20, 
2017. Infrastructure SIPs address the applicable requirements of Clean 
Air Act (CAA) section 110, which requires that each state adopt and 
submit a SIP for the implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of 
each new or revised NAAQS promulgated by the EPA. These SIPs are 
commonly referred to as ``infrastructure'' SIPs. The infrastructure 
requirements are designed to ensure that the structural components of 
each state's air quality management program are adequate to meet the 
state's responsibilities under the CAA.

DATES: The direct final rule published at 82 FR 43846, September 20, 
2017, is withdrawn effective November 17, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heather Hamilton, Environmental 
Protection Agency, Air Planning and Development Branch, 11201 Renner 
Boulevard, Lenexa, Kansas 66219 at (913) 551-7039, or by email at 
Hamilton.heather@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to an adverse comment, EPA is 
withdrawing the direct final rule to approve revisions to the Iowa 
State Implementation Plan (SIP). In the direct final rule published on 
September 20, 2017, (82 FR 43846), we stated that if we received 
adverse comment by October 20, 2017, the rule would be withdrawn and 
not take effect. EPA received an adverse comment. EPA will address the 
comment in a subsequent final action based upon the proposed action 
also published on September 20, 2017. EPA will not institute a second 
comment period on this action.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52

    Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Incorporation by 
reference, Intergovernmental relations, Nitrogen dioxide, Reporting and 
recordkeeping requirements.

    Dated: November 7, 2017.
Cathy Stepp,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 7.

PART 52--APPROVAL AND PROMULGATION OF IMPLEMENTATION PLANS

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Accordingly, the amendment to 40 CFR 52.820(e) published in the Federal 
Register on September 20, 2017, (82 FR 43846) is withdrawn effective 
November 17, 2017.

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