Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of South Dakota, 8858-8859 [2020-03155]

Download as PDF 8858 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 32 / Tuesday, February 18, 2020 / Notices Milestone Target date Notice of Acceptance/Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis ..................................................................................... Filing of recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and fishway prescriptions ................................................... Commission issues Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) ................................................................................................. Comments on Draft EA ......................................................................................................................................................... Modified terms and conditions .............................................................................................................................................. Commission issues Final EA ................................................................................................................................................. o. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than thirty (30) days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. Dated: February 10, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–03064 Filed 2–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–10005–08–Region 8] Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of South Dakota Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Public notice is hereby given that the state of South Dakota has revised its Public Water System Supervision (PWSS) Program by adopting federal regulations for the Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR) that correspond to the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations (NPDWR). The EPA has reviewed South Dakota’s regulations and determined they are no less stringent than the federal regulations. The EPA is proposing to approve South Dakota’s primacy revision for the RTCR. This approval action does not extend to public water systems in Indian country. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, section B. DATES: Any member of the public is invited to request a public hearing on this determination by March 19, 2020. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, section C, for details. Should no timely and appropriate request for a hearing be received, and the Regional Administrator (RA) does not elect to hold a hearing on his/her own motion, this determination shall become applicable March 19, 2020. If a public hearing is requested and granted, then this determination shall not become applicable until such time following the lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Feb 14, 2020 Jkt 250001 hearing as the RA issues an order affirming or rescinding this action. ADDRESSES: Requests for a public hearing should be addressed to: Robert Clement, Drinking Water B Section, EPA Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO 80202–1129. All documents relating to this determination are available for inspection at: EPA Region 8, Drinking Water Section (5th floor), 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Clement, Drinking Water B Section, EPA Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO 80202–1129, phone 303–312–6653. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the provisions of section 1413 of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300g–2, and 40 CFR 142.13, public notice is hereby given that the state of South Dakota has revised its PWSS program by adopting federal regulations for the RTCR that correspond to the NPDWR in 40 CFR parts 141 and 142. The EPA has reviewed South Dakota’s regulations and determined they are no less stringent than the federal regulations. The EPA is proposing to approve South Dakota’s primacy revision for the RTCR. This approval action does not extend to public water systems in Indian country as defined in 18 U.S.C. 1151. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, section B. A. Why are revisions to State programs necessary? States with primary PWSS enforcement authority must comply with the requirements of 40 CFR part 142 to maintain primacy. They must adopt regulations that are at least as stringent as the NPDWRs at 40 CFR parts 141 and 142, as well as adopt all new and revised NPDWRs in order to retain primacy (40 CFR 142.12(a)). B. How does this action affect Indian country (18 U.S.C. 1151) in South Dakota? The EPA’s approval of South Dakota’s revised PWSS program does not extend to Indian country as defined in 18 U.S.C. 1151. Indian country in South Dakota generally includes (1) lands within the exterior boundaries of the PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 March 2020. May 2020. November 2020. December 2020. February 2021. May 2021. following Indian reservations located within South Dakota, in part or in full: The Cheyenne River Reservation, the Crow Creek Reservation, the Flandreau Indian Reservation, the Lower Brule Reservation, the Pine Ridge Reservation, the Rosebud Indian Reservation, the Standing Rock Reservation, and the Yankton Reservation (subject to federal court decisions removing lands from Indian country status within the Yankton Reservation); (2) any land held in trust by the United States for an Indian tribe; and (3) any other areas which are ‘‘Indian country’’ within the meaning of 18 U.S.C. 1151. The EPA or eligible Indian tribes, as appropriate, will retain PWSS program responsibilities over public water systems in Indian country. C. Requesting a Hearing Any member of the public may request a hearing on this determination within thirty (30) days of this notice. All requests shall include the following information: Name, address, and telephone number of the individual, organization, or other entity requesting a hearing; a brief statement of interest and information to be submitted at the hearing; and a signature of the interested individual or responsible official, if made on behalf of an organization or other entity. Frivolous or insubstantial requests for a hearing may be denied by the RA. Notice of any hearing shall be given not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the time scheduled for the hearing and will be made by the RA in the Federal Register and in a newspaper of general circulation in the state. A notice will also be sent to both the person(s) requesting the hearing and the state. The hearing notice will include a statement of purpose of the hearing, information regarding time and location for the hearing, and the address and telephone number where interested persons may obtain further information. The RA will issue an order affirming or rescinding the determination upon review of the hearing record. Please bring this notice to the attention of any persons known by you to have an interest in this determination. E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 32 / Tuesday, February 18, 2020 / Notices Dated: December 19, 2019. Gregory E. Sopkin, Regional Administrator, Region 8. [FR Doc. 2020–03155 Filed 2–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2019–0075; FRL–9992–85] Certain New Chemicals; Receipt and Status Information for November 2019 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA is required under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as amended by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, to make information publicly available and to publish information in the Federal Register pertaining to submissions under TSCA Section 5, including notice of receipt of a Premanufacture notice (PMN), Significant New Use Notice (SNUN) or Microbial Commercial Activity Notice (MCAN), including an amended notice or test information; an exemption application (Biotech exemption); an application for a test marketing exemption (TME), both pending and/or concluded; a notice of commencement (NOC) of manufacture (including import) for new chemical substances; and a periodic status report on new chemical substances that are currently under EPA review or have recently concluded review. This document covers the period from 11/01/2019 to 11/30/2019. DATES: Comments identified by the specific case number provided in this document must be received on or before March 19, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2019–0075, and the specific case number for the chemical substance related to your comment, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. • Mail: Document Control Office (7407M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20460–0001. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Feb 14, 2020 Jkt 250001 • Hand Delivery: To make special arrangements for hand delivery or delivery of boxed information, please follow the instructions at http:// www.epa.gov/dockets/contacts.html. Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information about dockets generally, is available at http:// www.epa.gov/dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: Jim Rahai, Information Management Division (7407M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–8593; email address: rahai.jim@epa.gov. For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 554– 1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Executive Summary A. What action is the Agency taking? This document provides the receipt and status reports for the period from 11/01/2019 to 11/30/2019. The Agency is providing notice of receipt of PMNs, SNUNs and MCANs (including amended notices and test information); an exemption application under 40 CFR part 725 (Biotech exemption); TMEs, both pending and/or concluded; NOCs to manufacture a new chemical substance; and a periodic status report on new chemical substances that are currently under EPA review or have recently concluded review. EPA is also providing information on its website about cases reviewed under the amended TSCA, including the section 5 PMN/SNUN/MCAN and exemption notices received, the date of receipt, the final EPA determination on the notice, and the effective date of EPA’s determination for PMN/SNUN/ MCAN notices on its website at: https:// www.epa.gov/reviewing-new-chemicalsunder-toxic-substances-control-act-tsca/ status-pre-manufacture-notices. This information is updated on a weekly basis. B. What is the Agency’s authority for taking this action? Under the TSCA, 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq., a chemical substance may be either an ‘‘existing’’ chemical substance or a ‘‘new’’ chemical substance. Any chemical substance that is not on EPA’s TSCA Inventory of Chemical Substances (TSCA Inventory) is classified as a ‘‘new chemical substance,’’ while a chemical PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8859 substance that is listed on the TSCA Inventory is classified as an ‘‘existing chemical substance.’’ (See TSCA section 3(11).) For more information about the TSCA Inventory go to: https:// www.epa.gov/tsca-inventory. Any person who intends to manufacture (including import) a new chemical substance for a non-exempt commercial purpose, or to manufacture or process a chemical substance in a non-exempt manner for a use that EPA has determined is a significant new use, is required by TSCA section 5 to provide EPA with a PMN, MCAN or SNUN, as appropriate, before initiating the activity. EPA will review the notice, make a risk determination on the chemical substance or significant new use, and take appropriate action as described in TSCA section 5(a)(3). TSCA section 5(h)(1) authorizes EPA to allow persons, upon application and under appropriate restrictions, to manufacture or process a new chemical substance, or a chemical substance subject to a significant new use rule (SNUR) issued under TSCA section 5(a)(2), for ‘‘test marketing’’ purposes, upon a showing that the manufacture, processing, distribution in commerce, use, and disposal of the chemical will not present an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment. This is referred to as a test marketing exemption, or TME. For more information about the requirements applicable to a new chemical go to: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/newchems. Under TSCA sections 5 and 8 and EPA regulations, EPA is required to publish in the Federal Register certain information, including notice of receipt of a PMN/SNUN/MCAN (including amended notices and test information); an exemption application under 40 CFR part 725 (biotech exemption); an application for a TME, both pending and concluded; NOCs to manufacture a new chemical substance; and a periodic status report on the new chemical substances that are currently under EPA review or have recently concluded review. C. Does this action apply to me? This action provides information that is directed to the public in general. D. Does this action have any incremental economic impacts or paperwork burdens? No. E. What should I consider as I prepare my comments for EPA? 1. Submitting confidential business information (CBI). Do not submit this information to EPA through E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 32 (Tuesday, February 18, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8858-8859]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-03155]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-10005-08-Region 8]


Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of 
South Dakota

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Public notice is hereby given that the state of South Dakota 
has revised its Public Water System Supervision (PWSS) Program by 
adopting federal regulations for the Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR) 
that correspond to the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations 
(NPDWR). The EPA has reviewed South Dakota's regulations and determined 
they are no less stringent than the federal regulations. The EPA is 
proposing to approve South Dakota's primacy revision for the RTCR.
    This approval action does not extend to public water systems in 
Indian country. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, section B.

DATES: Any member of the public is invited to request a public hearing 
on this determination by March 19, 2020. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION, section C, for details. Should no timely and appropriate 
request for a hearing be received, and the Regional Administrator (RA) 
does not elect to hold a hearing on his/her own motion, this 
determination shall become applicable March 19, 2020. If a public 
hearing is requested and granted, then this determination shall not 
become applicable until such time following the hearing as the RA 
issues an order affirming or rescinding this action.

ADDRESSES: Requests for a public hearing should be addressed to: Robert 
Clement, Drinking Water B Section, EPA Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop Street, 
Denver, CO 80202-1129.
    All documents relating to this determination are available for 
inspection at: EPA Region 8, Drinking Water Section (5th floor), 1595 
Wynkoop Street, Denver, Colorado.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Clement, Drinking Water B 
Section, EPA Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO 80202-1129, 
phone 303-312-6653.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the provisions of section 
1413 of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. 300g-2, and 40 
CFR 142.13, public notice is hereby given that the state of South 
Dakota has revised its PWSS program by adopting federal regulations for 
the RTCR that correspond to the NPDWR in 40 CFR parts 141 and 142. The 
EPA has reviewed South Dakota's regulations and determined they are no 
less stringent than the federal regulations. The EPA is proposing to 
approve South Dakota's primacy revision for the RTCR.
    This approval action does not extend to public water systems in 
Indian country as defined in 18 U.S.C. 1151. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION, section B.

A. Why are revisions to State programs necessary?

    States with primary PWSS enforcement authority must comply with the 
requirements of 40 CFR part 142 to maintain primacy. They must adopt 
regulations that are at least as stringent as the NPDWRs at 40 CFR 
parts 141 and 142, as well as adopt all new and revised NPDWRs in order 
to retain primacy (40 CFR 142.12(a)).

B. How does this action affect Indian country (18 U.S.C. 1151) in South 
Dakota?

    The EPA's approval of South Dakota's revised PWSS program does not 
extend to Indian country as defined in 18 U.S.C. 1151. Indian country 
in South Dakota generally includes (1) lands within the exterior 
boundaries of the following Indian reservations located within South 
Dakota, in part or in full: The Cheyenne River Reservation, the Crow 
Creek Reservation, the Flandreau Indian Reservation, the Lower Brule 
Reservation, the Pine Ridge Reservation, the Rosebud Indian 
Reservation, the Standing Rock Reservation, and the Yankton Reservation 
(subject to federal court decisions removing lands from Indian country 
status within the Yankton Reservation); (2) any land held in trust by 
the United States for an Indian tribe; and (3) any other areas which 
are ``Indian country'' within the meaning of 18 U.S.C. 1151. The EPA or 
eligible Indian tribes, as appropriate, will retain PWSS program 
responsibilities over public water systems in Indian country.

C. Requesting a Hearing

    Any member of the public may request a hearing on this 
determination within thirty (30) days of this notice. All requests 
shall include the following information: Name, address, and telephone 
number of the individual, organization, or other entity requesting a 
hearing; a brief statement of interest and information to be submitted 
at the hearing; and a signature of the interested individual or 
responsible official, if made on behalf of an organization or other 
entity. Frivolous or insubstantial requests for a hearing may be denied 
by the RA.
    Notice of any hearing shall be given not less than fifteen (15) 
days prior to the time scheduled for the hearing and will be made by 
the RA in the Federal Register and in a newspaper of general 
circulation in the state. A notice will also be sent to both the 
person(s) requesting the hearing and the state. The hearing notice will 
include a statement of purpose of the hearing, information regarding 
time and location for the hearing, and the address and telephone number 
where interested persons may obtain further information. The RA will 
issue an order affirming or rescinding the determination upon review of 
the hearing record.
    Please bring this notice to the attention of any persons known by 
you to have an interest in this determination.


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    Dated: December 19, 2019.
Gregory E. Sopkin,
Regional Administrator, Region 8.
[FR Doc. 2020-03155 Filed 2-14-20; 8:45 am]
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