Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Refrigerant Management Regulations for Small Cans of Motor Vehicle Refrigerant, 60890 [2017-27799]

Download as PDF 60890 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 246 / Tuesday, December 26, 2017 / Rules and Regulations pollution, Penalties, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. IX. Legal Authority and Statutory Provisions The statutory authority for this action is granted to EPA by sections 211(h) and 301(a) of the Clean Air Act, as amended; 42 U.S.C. 7545(h) and 7601(a). List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 80 Environmental protection, Administrative practice and procedure, Air pollution control, Fuel additives, Gasoline, Motor vehicle and motor vehicle engines, Motor vehicle Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7414, 7521, 7542, 7545, and 7601(a). Dated: December 15, 2017. E. Scott Pruitt, Administrator. ■ For the reasons set out in the preamble, title 40, chapter I of the Code of Federal Regulations is amended as follows: 2. Section 80.27 is amended in the table in paragraph (a)(2)(ii) by revising the entries for ‘‘Louisiana’’ to read as follows: § 80.27 Controls and prohibitions on gasoline volatility. (a) * * * (2) * * * (ii) * * * PART 80—REGULATION OF FUELS AND FUEL ADDITIVES 1. The authority citation for part 80 continues to read as follows: ■ APPLICABLE STANDARDS 1 1992 AND SUBSEQUENT YEARS State May * * * Louisiana: Grant Parish 4 ................................................................ 11 Other Louisiana Parishes 11 ..................................... All other volatility nonattainment areas ......................... * * * June * July August * 9.0 9.0 9.0 * * 9.0 9.0 7.8 9.0 9.0 7.8 * September * ........................ ........................ ........................ * 9.0 9.0 7.8 * 1 Standards are expressed in pounds per square inch (psi). * * * * * * * standard for Grant Parish from June 1 until September 15 in 1992 through 2007 was 7.8 psi. * * * * * * * 11 The standard for the Louisiana parishes of Beauregard, Calcasieu, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lafourche, Orleans, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, and St. Mary from June 1 until September 15 in 1992 through 2017 was 7.8 psi. 4 The * * * * * [FR Doc. 2017–27628 Filed 12–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 82 [EPA–HQ–OAR–2017–0213; FRL–9972–47– OAR] RIN 2060–AT43 Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Refrigerant Management Regulations for Small Cans of Motor Vehicle Refrigerant Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Withdrawal of direct final rule. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) received adverse comment on the direct final rule titled ‘‘Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Refrigerant Management Regulations for Small Cans of Motor Vehicle Refrigerant,’’ published on September 28, 2017. Therefore, through this document we are withdrawing that direct final rule. DATES: Effective December 26, 2017, EPA withdraws the direct final rule ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:22 Dec 22, 2017 Jkt 244001 published at 82 FR 45202, on September 28, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara Kemme by regular mail: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Stratospheric Protection Division (6205T), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460; by telephone: (202) 566–0511; or by email: kemme.sara@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The EPA received adverse comment on the direct final rule ‘‘Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Refrigerant Management Regulations for Small Cans of Motor Vehicle Refrigerant,’’ published on September 28, 2017 (82 FR 45202). The direct final rule stated that if the Agency received adverse comment by October 30, 2017, the direct final rule would not take effect and EPA would publish a timely withdrawal in the Federal Register. Because we received adverse comment on that direct final rule during that comment period we are withdrawing the direct final rule in this document. We will address relevant comments in any subsequent final action, which would be based on the parallel proposed rule also published on September 28, 2017 (82 FR 45253). The Agency intends to act expeditiously on the parallel proposed rule. As stated in the direct final rule and the parallel PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 proposed rule, there will not be a second comment period on this action. List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 82 Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Chemicals, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: December 15, 2017. E. Scott Pruitt, Administrator. Accordingly, the amendments to 40 CFR 82.154 published on September 28, 2017 (82 FR 45202) are withdrawn as of December 26, 2017. ■ [FR Doc. 2017–27799 Filed 12–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 180 [EPA–HQ–OPP–2017–0258; FRL–9970–94] 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, dodecyl ester, polymer with 1-ethenyl-2pyrrolidinone and a-(2-methyl-1-oxo-2propen-1-yl)-w-methoxypoly(oxy-1,2ethanediyl); Tolerance Exemption Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\26DER1.SGM 26DER1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 82

[EPA-HQ-OAR-2017-0213; FRL-9972-47-OAR]
RIN 2060-AT43


Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Refrigerant Management 
Regulations for Small Cans of Motor Vehicle Refrigerant

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Withdrawal of direct final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) received adverse 
comment on the direct final rule titled ``Protection of Stratospheric 
Ozone: Refrigerant Management Regulations for Small Cans of Motor 
Vehicle Refrigerant,'' published on September 28, 2017. Therefore, 
through this document we are withdrawing that direct final rule.

DATES: Effective December 26, 2017, EPA withdraws the direct final rule 
published at 82 FR 45202, on September 28, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara Kemme by regular mail: U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, Stratospheric Protection Division 
(6205T), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460; by 
telephone: (202) 566-0511; or by email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The EPA received adverse comment on the 
direct final rule ``Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Refrigerant 
Management Regulations for Small Cans of Motor Vehicle Refrigerant,'' 
published on September 28, 2017 (82 FR 45202). The direct final rule 
stated that if the Agency received adverse comment by October 30, 2017, 
the direct final rule would not take effect and EPA would publish a 
timely withdrawal in the Federal Register. Because we received adverse 
comment on that direct final rule during that comment period we are 
withdrawing the direct final rule in this document. We will address 
relevant comments in any subsequent final action, which would be based 
on the parallel proposed rule also published on September 28, 2017 (82 
FR 45253). The Agency intends to act expeditiously on the parallel 
proposed rule. As stated in the direct final rule and the parallel 
proposed rule, there will not be a second comment period on this 
action.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 82

    Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Chemicals, 
Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.

    Dated: December 15, 2017.
E. Scott Pruitt,
Administrator.

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Accordingly, the amendments to 40 CFR 82.154 published on September 28, 
2017 (82 FR 45202) are withdrawn as of December 26, 2017.

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