Approval of Missouri Air Quality Implementation Plans; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule, 57848 [2017-26405]

Download as PDF 57848 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 235 / Friday, December 8, 2017 / Rules and Regulations BILLING CODE 6560–50–P Dated: November 27, 2017. Robert A. Kaplan, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 5. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY PART 52—APPROVAL AND PROMULGATION OF IMPLEMENTATION PLANS [FR Doc. 2017–26082 Filed 12–7–17; 8:45 am] 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R05–OAR–2015–0034; FRL–9971– 78—Region 5] Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Minnesota; Regional Haze Progress Report; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule Withdrawal of direct final rule. Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the October 18, 2017, direct final rule approving the Minnesota regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act as a revision to the Minnesota State Implementation Plan (SIP). SUMMARY: The direct final rule published at 82 FR 48425 on October 18, 2017, is withdrawn effective December 8, 2017. DATES: Matt Rau, Environmental Engineer, Control Strategies Section, Air Programs Branch (AR–18J), Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604, (312) 886–6524, rau.matthew@epa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: In the direct final rule, EPA stated that if adverse comments were submitted by November 17, 2017, the rule would be withdrawn and not take effect. EPA received an adverse comment prior to the close of the comment period and, therefore, is withdrawing the direct final rule. EPA will address the comment in a subsequent final action based upon the proposed action also published on October 18, 2017 (82 FR 48472). EPA will not institute a second comment period on this action. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with RULES List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52 Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Incorporation by reference, Intergovernmental relations, Nitrogen dioxide, Particulate matter, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Sulfur oxides, Volatile organic compounds. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:24 Dec 07, 2017 Jkt 244001 [FR Doc. 2017–26413 Filed 12–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AGENCY: ACTION: Accordingly, the amendment to 40 CFR 52.1220 published in the Federal Register on October 18, 2017 (82 FR 48425), on page 48430 is withdrawn effective December 8, 2017. ■ 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R07–OAR–2017–0268; FRL–9971– 69—Region 7] Approval of Missouri Air Quality Implementation Plans; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule 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 for ‘‘Approval of Missouri Air Quality Implementation Plans; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard’’ published in the Federal Register on October 11, 2017. The direct final rule was an approval of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision from the State of Missouri for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). Section 110 of the CAA requires that each state adopt and submit a SIP for the implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of each new or revised NAAQS promulgated by 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 47154 on October 11, 2017 is withdrawn effective December 8, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracey Casburn, Environmental Protection Agency, Air Planning and Development Branch, 11201 Renner Boulevard, Lenexa, Kansas 66219 at SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 (913) 551–7016, or by email at casburn.tracey@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to adverse comments, EPA is withdrawing the direct final rule to approve the states ‘‘infrastructure’’ SIP revision for the 2010 NO2 NAAQS. In the direct final rule published on October 11, 2017 (82 FR 47154), EPA stated that if it received adverse comment by November 13, 2017, the rule would be withdrawn and not take effect. EPA received adverse comments. EPA will address the comments in a subsequent final action based upon the proposed action also published on October 11, 2017 at 82 FR 47170. 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 21, 2017. James B. Gulliford, Regional Administrator, Region 7. Accordingly, the amendments to 40 CFR 52.1320 published on October 11, 2017 (82 FR 47154) are withdrawn effective December 8, 2017. ■ [FR Doc. 2017–26405 Filed 12–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R07–OAR–2017–0513; FRL–9971– 68—Region 7] Approval of Missouri Air Quality Implementation Plans; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2012 Annual Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) National Ambient Air Quality Standard; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule 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 for ‘‘Approval of Missouri Air Quality Implementation Plans; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2012 Annual Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) National Ambient Air Quality Standard’’ published in the Federal Register on October 11, 2017. Section 110 of the CAA requires that each state adopt and submit a SIP for the implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of each new or revised NAAQS promulgated by SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08DER1.SGM 08DER1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R07-OAR-2017-0268; FRL-9971-69--Region 7]


Approval of Missouri Air Quality Implementation Plans; 
Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National 
Ambient Air Quality Standard; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Withdrawal of direct final rule.

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SUMMARY: Due to adverse comments, the Environmental Protection Agency 
(EPA) is withdrawing the direct final rule for ``Approval of Missouri 
Air Quality Implementation Plans; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for 
the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard'' 
published in the Federal Register on October 11, 2017. The direct final 
rule was an approval of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision from 
the State of Missouri for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) 
National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). Section 110 of the CAA 
requires that each state adopt and submit a SIP for the implementation, 
maintenance, and enforcement of each new or revised NAAQS promulgated 
by 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 47154 on October 11, 
2017 is withdrawn effective December 8, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracey Casburn, Environmental 
Protection Agency, Air Planning and Development Branch, 11201 Renner 
Boulevard, Lenexa, Kansas 66219 at (913) 551-7016, or by email at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to adverse comments, EPA is withdrawing 
the direct final rule to approve the states ``infrastructure'' SIP 
revision for the 2010 NO2 NAAQS. In the direct final rule 
published on October 11, 2017 (82 FR 47154), EPA stated that if it 
received adverse comment by November 13, 2017, the rule would be 
withdrawn and not take effect. EPA received adverse comments. EPA will 
address the comments in a subsequent final action based upon the 
proposed action also published on October 11, 2017 at 82 FR 47170. 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 21, 2017.
James B. Gulliford,
Regional Administrator, Region 7.

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Accordingly, the amendments to 40 CFR 52.1320 published on October 11, 
2017 (82 FR 47154) are withdrawn effective December 8, 2017.

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