Air Plan Approval; Illinois; Volatile Organic Compounds Definition; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule, 60545 [2017-27426]

Download as PDF 60545 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 244 / Thursday, December 21, 2017 / Rules and Regulations Dated: December 8, 2017. Robert A. Kaplan, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 5. at the end of the table entitled ‘‘Visibility Protection’’ and the entries ‘‘Regional Haze Plan’’ and ‘‘Regional Haze Five-Year Progress Report’’ under the subheading to read as follows: PART 52—APPROVAL AND PROMULGATION OF IMPLEMENTATION PLANS 40 CFR part 52 is amended as follows: 1. The authority citation for part 52 continues to read as follows: ■ § 52.1870 Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. 2. In § 52.1870, the table in paragraph (e) is amended by adding a subheading ■ * Identification of plan. * * (e) * * * * * EPA-APPROVED OHIO NONREGULATORY AND QUASI-REGULATORY PROVISIONS Title Applicable geographical or non-attainment area * * * Visibility Protection: Regional Haze Plan ...... Statewide ............................ Regional Haze FiveStatewide ............................ Year Progress Report. [FR Doc. 2017–27521 Filed 12–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R05–OAR–2017–0323; FRL–9972–33– Region 5] Air Plan Approval; Illinois; Volatile Organic Compounds Definition; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the November 2, 2017, direct final rule approving changes to the Illinois Administrative Code definition of volatile organic material, otherwise known as volatile organic compound (VOC). The revision would remove recordkeeping and reporting requirements related to the use of tbutyl acetate as a VOC, and is in response to an EPA rulemaking that occurred in 2016. DATES: The direct final rule published at 82 FR 50811 on November 2, 2017, is withdrawn effective December 21, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles Hatten, Environmental Engineer, Control Strategy Section, Air Programs Branch (AR–18J), Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604, (312) 886–6031, hatten.charles@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the direct final rule, EPA stated that if daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with RULES VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Dec 20, 2017 Jkt 244001 EPA approval * * March 11, 2011 .................. March 11, 2016 .................. adverse comments were submitted by December 4, 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 November 2, 2017 (82 FR 50853). EPA will not institute a second comment period on this action. Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Incorporation by reference, Intergovernmental relations, Ozone, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Volatile organic compounds. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. Dated: December 11, 2017. Robert A. Kaplan, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 5. PART 52—APPROVAL AND PROMULGATION OF IMPLEMENTATION PLANS Accordingly, the amendment to 40 CFR 52.720 published in the Federal Register on November 2, 2017 (82 FR 50811) is withdrawn effective December 21, 2017. ■ [FR Doc. 2017–27426 Filed 12–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Comments * 8/1/2012 .............................. 12/21/2017, [insert Federal Register citation]. List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Withdrawal of direct final rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: State date * Limited approval. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R05–OAR–2017–0280; FRL–9972–32– Region 5] Air Plan Approval; Wisconsin; 2017 Revisions to NR 400 and 406; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Withdrawal of direct final rule. AGENCY: Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the November 7, 2017, direct final rule approving a revision to the Wisconsin State Implementation Plan (SIP). The revision replaces the definition of ‘‘emergency electric generator’’ with a broader definition of ‘‘restricted internal combustion engine’’, makes amendments to procedures for revoking construction permits as well as language changes and other administrative updates, and lastly, removing from the SIP two Wisconsin Administrative Code provisions that affect eligibility of coverage under general and construction permits. DATES: The direct final rule published at 82 FR 51575 on November 7, 2017, is withdrawn effective December 21, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Radhica Kanniganti, Environmental Engineer, Air Permits Section, Air Programs Branch (AR–18J), Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604, (312) 886–8097, kanniganti.radhica@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the direct final rule, EPA stated that if SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21DER1.SGM 21DER1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R05-OAR-2017-0323; FRL-9972-33-Region 5]


Air Plan Approval; Illinois; Volatile Organic Compounds 
Definition; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Withdrawal of direct final rule.

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SUMMARY: Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, the Environmental 
Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the November 2, 2017, direct 
final rule approving changes to the Illinois Administrative Code 
definition of volatile organic material, otherwise known as volatile 
organic compound (VOC). The revision would remove recordkeeping and 
reporting requirements related to the use of t-butyl acetate as a VOC, 
and is in response to an EPA rulemaking that occurred in 2016.

DATES: The direct final rule published at 82 FR 50811 on November 2, 
2017, is withdrawn effective December 21, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles Hatten, Environmental 
Engineer, Control Strategy Section, Air Programs Branch (AR-18J), 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, 
Chicago, Illinois 60604, (312) 886-6031, [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the direct final rule, EPA stated that if 
adverse comments were submitted by December 4, 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 November 2, 
2017 (82 FR 50853). 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, Ozone, Reporting and 
recordkeeping requirements, Volatile organic compounds.

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

    Dated: December 11, 2017.
Robert A. Kaplan,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 5.

PART 52--APPROVAL AND PROMULGATION OF IMPLEMENTATION PLANS

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Accordingly, the amendment to 40 CFR 52.720 published in the Federal 
Register on November 2, 2017 (82 FR 50811) is withdrawn effective 
December 21, 2017.

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