December 8, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Delay of Transition of the Generating, Transmitting and Updating of Daily and Monthly Statements from the Automated Commercial System to the Automated Commercial Environment
Document Number: 2017-26481
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
On November 8, 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing plans to make the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) the sole electronic data interchange (EDI) system authorized by CBP for generating, transmitting, and updating daily and monthly statements for all entries except reconciliation (type 09) entries. The changes announced in that notice were to become operational on December 9, 2017. This notice announces that the date for the transition to ACE as the sole CBP- authorized EDI system for statement processing is delayed until January 6, 2018. ACE will not be the official system of records for statements until that time.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands; 2018 and 2019 Harvest Specifications for Groundfish
Document Number: 2017-26477
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes 2018 and 2019 harvest specifications, apportionments, and prohibited species catch allowances for the groundfish fisheries of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) management area. This action is necessary to establish harvest limits for groundfish during the 2018 and 2019 fishing years, and to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area. The intended effect of this action is to conserve and manage the groundfish resources in the BSAI in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Ironton, OH
Document Number: 2017-26476
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters on the Ohio River from mile marker (MM) 326.5 to MM 327.5. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the demolition of the Ironton-Russell Bridge. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
Regular Meeting; Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board
Document Number: 2017-26474
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board (Board).
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Gulf of Alaska; 2018 and 2019 Harvest Specifications for Groundfish
Document Number: 2017-26473
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes 2018 and 2019 harvest specifications, apportionments, and Pacific halibut prohibited species catch limits for the groundfish fishery of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to establish harvest limits for groundfish during the 2018 and 2019 fishing years and to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska. The intended effect of this action is to conserve and manage the groundfish resources in the GOA in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.
Agency Recordkeeping/Reporting Requirements Under Emergency Review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB); Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-26472
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-26471
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce
Report on the Performance of Drug and Biologics Firms in Conducting Postmarketing Requirements and Commitments; Availability
Document Number: 2017-26470
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is required to report annually in the Federal Register on the status of postmarketing requirements (PMRs) and postmarketing commitments (PMCs) required of, or agreed upon by, holders of approved drug and biological products. This notice is the Agency's report on the status of the studies and clinical trials that applicants have agreed to, or are required to, conduct.
Registration and Product Listing for Owners and Operators of Domestic Tobacco Product Establishments; Guidance for Industry; Availability
Document Number: 2017-26469
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a revised guidance for industry entitled ``Registration and Product Listing for Owners and Operators of Domestic Tobacco Product Establishments.'' This guidance is intended to assist persons making tobacco product establishment registration and product listing submissions to FDA.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-26468
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-26467
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Economic Impacts of Diving and Snorkeling Expenditures in Hawaii
Document Number: 2017-26466
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Regulation A: Extensions of Credit by Federal Reserve Banks
Document Number: 2017-26465
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (``Board'') is proposing to amend its Regulation A to; revise the provisions regarding the establishment of the primary credit rate in a financial emergency, and to delete the provisions relating to the use of credit ratings for collateral for extensions of credit under the former Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF). The proposed amendments are intended to allow the regulation to address circumstances in which the Federal Open Market Committee has established a target range for the federal funds rate rather than a single target rate, and to reflect the expiration of the TALF program.
Information Collection Request; Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) and Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP)
Document Number: 2017-26464
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as amended, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension with a revision of currently approved information collection associated with the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) and Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP). This information is collected in support of, respectively, sections 401-407 of the Agricultural Credit Act of 1978, as amended, and section 9011 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, as amended.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Middle River, Between Bacon Island and Lower Jones Tract, CA
Document Number: 2017-26463
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the San Joaquin County (Bacon Island Road) highway Drawbridge across the Middle River, mile 8.6, between Bacon Island and Lower Jones Tract, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to make emergency structural repairs. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Safety Zone; Sector Key West COTP Zone Post Storm Recovery, Atlantic Ocean, FL
Document Number: 2017-26462
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone for certain waters within the Sector Key West Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone. Vessels are prohibited from entering into, anchoring, loitering, or movement within a safety zone around salvage or pollution removal vessels in the Florida Keys. These temporary regulations are necessary for the safety of persons, vessels, and property due to the large volume of debris, sunken vessels and salvage operations associated with Hurricane Irma. We invite your comments on this rulemaking.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Survey of U.S. Ownership of Foreign Securities
Document Number: 2017-26458
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests.
Fostering Digital Health Innovation: Developing the Software Precertification Program; Public Workshop; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-26457
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, the Agency, or we) is announcing the following public workshop entitled ``Fostering Digital Health Innovation: Developing the Software Precertification Program.'' The purpose of the public workshop is to discuss the progress of the pilot precertification program and to seek input on the ongoing development of the Software Precertification Program. In its Digital Health Innovation Action Plan and as part of the Medical Device User Fee Amendments, FDA has committed to explore opportunities to establish streamlined regulatory pathways tailored for digital health technologies that take into account real world evidence while incorporating principles established through international harmonization.
Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From China; Institution of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2017-26456
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation nos. 701-TA-591 and 731-TA-1399 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of common alloy aluminum sheet from China, provided for in subheadings 7606.11.30, 7606.11.60, 7606.12.30, 7606.12.60, 7606.91.30, 7606.91.60, 7606.92.30, and 7606.92.60 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and alleged to be subsidized by the Government of China. The Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by January 16, 2018. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by January 23, 2018.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2017-26454
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Request for Information on the Office of Disease Prevention Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years (FY) 2019-2023
Document Number: 2017-26453
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
This Request for Information (RFI) is intended to gather broad public input on the FY 2019-2023 Strategic Plan for the Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) in the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The ODP invites input from prevention researchers in academia and industry, health care professionals, patient advocates and advocacy organizations, scientific or professional organizations, federal agencies, and other interested members of the public. Organizations are strongly encouraged to submit a single response that reflects the views of their organization and membership as a whole.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2017-26452
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Large Residential Washers
Document Number: 2017-26451
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Trade Act of 1974 requires that the United States International Trade Commission (``Commission'') publish in the Federal Register a summary of each report that it submits to the President under the Trade Act of 1974. Set forth below is a summary of the report that the Commission submitted to the President on December 4, 2017, on investigation No. TA-201-76, Large Residential Washers. The Commission conducted the investigation under the Trade Act of 1974 following receipt of a petition, as amended and properly filed on June 5, 2017. The full text of the report (with the exception of confidential business information) will be posted on the Commission's Web site at https://www.usitc.gov.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Depredation Orders
Document Number: 2017-26446
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Public Workshop Examining Contact Lens Marketplace and Analyzing Proposed Changes to the Contact Lens Rule
Document Number: 2017-26445
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is holding a public workshop relating to its December 7, 2016 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (``NPRM'') announcing proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule. The workshop will explore issues relating to competition in the contact lens marketplace, consumer access to contact lenses, prescription release and portability, and other issues raised in comments received in response to the NPRM.
Cowboy AG LLC; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2017-26443
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent order embodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Changes to Existing Medical Software Policies Resulting From Section 3060 of the 21st Century Cures Act; Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Availability
Document Number: 2017-26442
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of the draft guidance entitled ``Changes to Existing Medical Software Policies Resulting from Section 3060 of the 21st Century Cures Act.'' This draft guidance provides clarity on FDA's current thinking regarding changes made by the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act) to the definition of a medical device and the resulting effect on guidances related to medical device software. This draft guidance is not final nor is it in effect at this time.
Software as a Medical Device: Clinical Evaluation; International Medical Device Regulators Forum; Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Availability
Document Number: 2017-26441
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of the guidance entitled ``Software as a Medical Device (SaMD): Clinical Evaluation.'' This guidance was prepared as part of the FDA's international convergence efforts under the auspices of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF), formerly the Global Harmonization Task Force. The guidance, informed by global and U.S. public comments, pertains to Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) and focuses on principles of clinical evaluation, which include establishing the scientific validity, clinical performance, and analytical validity for SaMD. The guidance is intended to provide globally harmonized principles of when and what type of clinical evaluation is appropriate based on the risk of the SaMD.
Oncology Center of Excellence Listening Session; Public Meeting; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-26440
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, the Agency, or we) is announcing the following public meeting entitled ``Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE): Listening Session.'' The purpose of the public meeting and the docket for comments is for stakeholders to provide recommendations to the Agency regarding FDA's OCE. Specifically, the Agency solicits comments regarding what stakeholders desire of the OCE in terms of structure, function, regulatory purview, and activity.
Clinical and Patient Decision Support Software; Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Availability
Document Number: 2017-26439
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of the draft guidance entitled ``Clinical and Patient Decision Support Software.'' This draft guidance provides clarity on the scope of FDA's oversight of clinical decision support software intended for healthcare professionals, and patient decision support software intended for patients and caregivers who are not healthcare professionals. This draft guidance is not final nor is it in effect at this time.
Freedom of Information Act Program
Document Number: 2017-26438
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) published an interim final Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rule in the Federal Register on September 29, 2017. This final rule confirms that the interim final rule is adopted as final without change.
Prescription Drug User Fee Act VI Commitment To Assess Current Practices of the Food and Drug Administration and Sponsors in Communicating During Investigational New Drug Development; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-26437
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the statement of work to assess current practices of FDA and sponsors in communicating during investigational new drug (IND) development and identify best practices and areas of improvement. The independent assessment is part of FDA performance commitments under the recent reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA). The independent assessment of current practices of FDA and sponsors in communicating during drug development is described in detail in the document entitled ``PDUFA Reauthorization Performance Goals and Procedures Fiscal Years 2018 Through 2022'' available at https://www.fda.gov/downloads/forindustry/ userfees/prescriptiondruguserfee/ucm511438.pdf. As part of FDA performance commitments described in this document, the assessment will be conducted by an independent contractor. FDA is providing for public comment on the statement of work before revising and requesting contractor proposals.
Abbreviated New Drug Applications for Certain Highly Purified Synthetic Peptide Drug Products That Refer to Listed Drugs of Recombinant Deoxyribonucleic Acid Origin; Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-26436
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is extending the comment period for the notice of availability that appeared in the Federal Register of October 3, 2017. In the notice of availability, FDA requested comments on the draft guidance for industry entitled ``ANDAs for Certain Highly Purified Synthetic Peptide Drug Products That Refer to Listed Drugs of rDNA Origin.'' The Agency is taking this action in response to public interest in the draft guidance and to allow interested persons additional time to submit comments.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Initiation of a 5-Year Review for the Endangered Western Distinct Population Segment of Steller Sea Lion
Document Number: 2017-26435
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, announce our intent to conduct a 5-year review for the endangered western distinct population segment (DPS) of Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). We are required by the ESA to conduct 5-year reviews to ensure that the listing classifications of species are accurate. The 5- year review must be based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review. We request submission of any such information on the Western DPS of Steller sea lion, particularly information on the status, threats, and recovery of the species that has become available since the final listing determination in May, 1997.
CBOE Vest Financial, LLC, et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-26434
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Military Commissions
Document Number: 2017-26433
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is removing its regulations regarding procedures for the conduct of military commissions to try certain terror suspects for war crimes because the subchapter, which contains eleven parts, is outdated and no longer in force.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; Massena, NY
Document Number: 2017-26423
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend Class E surface airspace and Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Massena, NY, as the Massena collocated VHF omnidirectional range tactical air navigation system (VORTAC) has been decommissioned, requiring airspace reconfiguration at Massena International-Richards Field Airport. Controlled airspace is necessary for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport. This action also would update the geographic coordinates of the airport.
Air Plan Approval; Illinois; Redesignation of the Illinois Portion of the St. Louis-St. Charles-Farmington, Missouri-Illinois Area to Attainment of the 2008 Ozone Standard
Document Number: 2017-26419
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to find that the St. Louis-St. Charles-Farmington, Missouri-Illinois (MO-IL) area, ``the St. Louis area,'' is attaining the 2008 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS or standard) based on 2014-2016 monitoring data. EPA is further proposing to redesignate the Illinois portion of the St. Louis area, ``the Metro-East area,'' to attainment for the 2008 ozone NAAQS because the Metro-East area meets the statutory requirements for redesignation under the Clean Air Act (CAA). (EPA will address the Missouri portion of the St. Louis area in a separate rulemaking action.) The St. Louis area includes Madison, Monroe and St. Clair Counties in Illinois (the Metro-East area), and Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles, and St. Louis Counties and the City of St. Louis in Missouri. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) submitted a request to redesignate the Metro-East area on May 8, 2017. EPA is also proposing to approve, as a revision to the Illinois State Implementation Plan (SIP), the State's plan for maintaining the 2008 ozone standard through 2030 in the St. Louis area. Finally, EPA finds adequate and is proposing to approve, as a SIP revision, the State's 2030 volatile organic compound (VOC) and oxides of nitrogen (NOX) Motor Vehicle Emission Budgets (MVEBs) for the Metro- East area.
Air Plan Approval; Illinois; Redesignation of the Chicago and Granite City Areas to Attainment of the 2008 Lead Standard; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule
Document Number: 2017-26417
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the October 18, 2017, direct final rule approving the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's request to redesignate the Chicago and Granite City nonattainment areas to attainment for the 2008 national ambient air quality standards for lead, the state's maintenance plans for the areas, and rules applying emission limits and other control requirements to lead sources in the areas.
Air Plan Approval; Ohio; Redesignation of the Fulton County Area to Attainment of the 2008 Lead Standard; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule
Document Number: 2017-26415
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the October 18, 2017, direct final rule approving the State of Ohio's request to redesignate the Fulton County nonattainment area (Fulton County) to attainment of the 2008 National Ambient Air Quality Standards for lead.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Minnesota; Regional Haze Progress Report; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule
Document Number: 2017-26413
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
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).
Air Plan Approval; Illinois; Regional Haze Progress Report; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule
Document Number: 2017-26411
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the October 18, 2017, direct final rule approving the Illinois regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act as a revision to the Illinois State Implementation Plan (SIP).
Air Plan Approval; Michigan; Regional Haze Progress Report; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule
Document Number: 2017-26409
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the October 18, 2017, direct final rule approving the Michigan regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act (CAA) as a revision to the Michigan State Implementation Plan (SIP).
Air Plan Approval; Wisconsin; Regional Haze Progress Report; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule
Document Number: 2017-26407
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the October 20, 2017, direct final rule approving the Wisconsin regional haze progress report under the Clean Air Act as a revision to the Wisconsin State Implementation Plan (SIP).
Approval of Missouri Air Quality Implementation Plans; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2012 Annual Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5
Document Number: 2017-26406
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Environmental Protection 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 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.