Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability, 31182-31183 [2020-11069]

Download as PDF 31182 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 100 / Friday, May 22, 2020 / Notices document in electronic format for publication, as an official document of the Department of Energy. This administrative process in no way alters the legal effect of this document upon publication in the Federal Register. Signed in Washington, DC, on May 19, 2020. Treena V. Garrett, Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2020–11074 Filed 5–21–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2018–0279; FRL–10009–30– OAR] Release of Policy Assessment for the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: On or about May 29, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will make available the document, Policy Assessment for the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (PA, EPA–452/R–20–001). This document was prepared as part of the current review of the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for photochemical oxidants including ozone (O3). The PA serves to ‘‘bridge the gap’’ between the currently available scientific and technical information and the judgments required of the Administrator in determining whether to retain or revise the existing O3 NAAQS. The primary and secondary O3 NAAQS are set to protect the public health and the public welfare from O3 and other photochemical oxidants in ambient air. DATES: This document will be available on or about May 29, 2020. ADDRESSES: This document will be available on the EPA’s website at https://www.epa.gov/naaqs/ozone-o3air-quality-standards. The document will be accessible under ‘‘Policy Assessments’’ from the current review. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Deirdre L. Murphy, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, (Mail Code C504–06), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711; telephone number: 919–541–0729, fax number: 919–541– 0237; or email: murphy.deirdre@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Two sections of the Clean Air Act (CAA or SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 May 21, 2020 Jkt 250001 the Act) govern the establishment and revision of the NAAQS. Section 108 directs the Administrator to identify and list certain air pollutants and then issue ‘‘air quality criteria’’ for those pollutants. The air quality criteria are to ‘‘accurately reflect the latest scientific knowledge useful in indicating the kind and extent of all identifiable effects on public health or welfare which may be expected from the presence of such pollutant in the ambient air . . .’’ (CAA section 108(a)(2)). Under section 109 of the Act, the EPA is then to establish primary (health-based) and secondary (welfare-based) NAAQS for each pollutant for which the EPA has issued air quality criteria. Section 109(d)(1) of the Act requires periodic review and, if appropriate, revision of existing air quality criteria. Revised air quality criteria are to reflect advances in scientific knowledge on the effects of the pollutant on public health and welfare. Under the same provision, the EPA is also to periodically review and, if appropriate, revise the NAAQS, based on the revised air quality criteria. The Act additionally requires appointment of an independent scientific review committee that is to periodically review the existing air quality criteria and NAAQS and to recommend any new standards and revisions of existing criteria and standards as may be appropriate (CAA section 109(d)(2)(A)–(B)). Since the early 1980s, the requirement for an independent scientific review committee has been fulfilled by the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC). Presently the EPA is reviewing the air quality criteria and NAAQS for photochemical oxidants and O3.1 The EPA’s overall plan for this review is presented in the Integrated Review Plan for the Ozone NAAQS (IRP).2 As described in the IRP, the EPA has prepared an Integrated Science Assessment for Ozone and Related Photochemical Oxidants (ISA), a draft of which was released in September 2019 for public comment and review by the CASAC.3 A draft of the PA was also reviewed by the CASAC (84 FR 58713, November 1, 2019; 85 FR 4656, January 27, 2020). The final PA reflects consideration of the advice and 1 The EPA’s call for information for this review was issued on June 26, 2018 (83 FR 29785). 2 The IRP is available at https://www.epa.gov/ naaqs/ozone-o3-standards-planning-documentscurrent-review. 3 The ISA is available at: https://www.epa.gov/ naaqs/ozone-o3-standards-integrated-scienceassessments-current-review. PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comments from the CASAC,4 as well as public comments, on the draft PA. The PA serves to ‘‘bridge the gap’’ between the scientific and technical information in the final ISA and any air quality, exposure and risk analyses available in the review, and the judgments required of the Administrator in determining whether to retain or revise the existing ozone NAAQS. The PA builds upon information presented in the ISA and quantitative air quality, exposure and risk analyses (presented in appendices to the PA). The PA document will be available on or about May 29, 2020, on the EPA’s website at https:// www.epa.gov/naaqs/ozone-o3-airquality-standards. The document briefly described here does not represent and should not be construed to represent any final EPA policy, viewpoint, or determination. Dated: May 19, 2020. Panagiotis Tsirigotis, Director, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. [FR Doc. 2020–11121 Filed 5–21–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–9050–9] Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information 202– 564–5632 or https://www.epa.gov/nepa. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Filed May 11, 2020, 10 a.m. EST Through May 18, 2020, 10 a.m. EST Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public its comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: https:// cdxnodengn.epa.gov/cdx-enepa-public/ action/eis/search. EIS No. 20200106, Draft, BR, ND, Eastern North Dakota Alternate Water Supply, Comment Period Ends: 07/ 06/2020, Contact: Damien Reinhart 701–221–1275. EIS No. 20200107, Final, USFWS, CA, Placer County Conservation Program Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report, Review Period Ends: 06/22/ 2020, Contact: Stephanie Jentsch 916– 414–6600. 4 The CASAC comments are available at: https:// yosemite.epa.gov/sab/sabproduct.nsf/WebProjects byTopicCASAC!OpenView. E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 100 / Friday, May 22, 2020 / Notices EIS No. 20200108, Final, BLM, ID, Blackrock Land Exchange Final Environmental Impact Statement, Review Period Ends: 07/21/2020, Contact: Bryce Anderson 208–478– 6353. Amended Notice: EIS No. 20200091, Draft, CHSRA, CA, San Jose to Merced Project Section Draft Environmental Impact Report/ Environmental Impact Statement, Comment Period Ends: 06/23/2020, Contact: Dan McKell 916–330–5668. Revision to FR Notice Published 4/24/ 2020; Extending the Comment Period from 6/08/2020 to 6/23/2020. EIS No. 20200099, Final, APHIS, PRO, Revisions to USDA–APHIS 7 CFR part 340 Regulations Governing the Importation, Interstate Movement, and Environmental Release of Certain Genetically Engineered Organisms, Review Period Ends: 06/22/2020, Contact: Cindy Eck 301–851–3892. Revision to FR Notice Published 5/08/ 2020; Extending the Comment Period from 6/08/2020 to 6/22/2020. Dated: May 18, 2020. Cindy S. Barger, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 2020–11069 Filed 5–21–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2014–0548; FRL 10005–92– OMS] Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Reformulated Gasoline and Conventional Gasoline: Requirements for Refiners, Oxygenate Blenders, and Importers of Gasoline; Requirements for Parties in the Gasoline Distribution Network (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), Reformulated Gasoline and Conventional Gasoline: Requirements for Refiners, Oxygenate Blenders, and Importers of Gasoline; Requirements for Parties in the Gasoline Distribution Network (EPA ICR Number 1591.27, OMB Control Number 2060–0277) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 May 21, 2020 Jkt 250001 approved through May 31, 2020. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on August 20, 2019 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comment. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An agency may not conduct, or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DATES: Additional comments must be submitted on or before June 22, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to EPA, referencing Docket ID No. EPA– HQ–OAR–2014–0548, online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to a-and-r-docket@ epa.gov, or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI), or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Submit written comments and recommendations to OMB for the proposed information collection within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jose Solar, Compliance Division, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, (Mail Code 6405A), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 202–343–9027; fax number: 202–343–2801; email address: Solar.Jose@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supporting documents, which explain in detail the information that the EPA will be collecting, are available in the public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC. The telephone number for the Docket Center is 202–566–1744. For additional information about EPA’s public docket, visit http://www.epa.gov/ dockets. Abstract: The regulations at 40 CFR 80 require gasoline be reformulated to PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31183 reduce toxic and ozone-forming emissions. The regulations also contain reporting and recordkeeping requirements for the production, importation, transport and storage of gasoline, in order to demonstrate compliance and facilitate compliance and enforcement. For example, refiners must report on the benzene content of gasoline and other properties. Information claimed as confidential is handled in accordance with EPA Freedom of Information Act regulations at 40 CFR part 2. Electronic files received by the Agency are stored in a secure data base. Form Numbers: RFG0302, RFG0303, RFG0400, RFG0500, RFG0800, RFG0900, RFG1000, RFG1200, RFG1300, RFG1400, RFG1600, RFG1700, RFG1800, RFG1900, RFG2000, RFG2200, RFG2500, 3520–27, GSF0402, 5900–321. All information about registration and links to reporting forms and the URF standard reporting template are available at https:// www.epa.gov/fuels-registrationreporting-and-compliance-help. Respondents/affected entities: Refiners, importers, terminals, pipelines, truckers and other distributors and retailers/wholesale purchase-consumers. Some refiners are importers but that is not always the case. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory per 40 CFR part 80. Estimated number of respondents: 4,281. Frequency of response: Quarterly, annually, or on occasion. Total estimated burden: 126,846 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $39,450,368 (per year), includes $24,713,032 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in Estimates: The burden estimate for each of the listed categories has a slight reduction of 400 hours and one fewer report compared to the existing clearance; these are due to the expiration of the provision allowing for the submittal of a Foreign Refinery Baseline Petition. Thus, there is a decrease of the estimated burden hours from 127,246 currently identified in the OMB Inventory of Approved ICR Burdens to 126,846 hours and a decrease in the number of reports from 54,078 to 54,076. Courtney Kerwin, Director, Regulatory Support Division. [FR Doc. 2020–11066 Filed 5–21–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[ER-FRL-9050-9]


Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability

    Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General 
Information 202-564-5632 or https://www.epa.gov/nepa.

Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)
Filed May 11, 2020, 10 a.m. EST Through May 18, 2020, 10 a.m. EST
Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9.

    Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public 
its comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA's comment 
letters on EISs are available at: https://cdxnodengn.epa.gov/cdx-enepa-public/action/eis/search.

EIS No. 20200106, Draft, BR, ND, Eastern North Dakota Alternate Water 
Supply, Comment Period Ends: 07/06/2020, Contact: Damien Reinhart 701-
221-1275.
EIS No. 20200107, Final, USFWS, CA, Placer County Conservation Program 
Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report, 
Review Period Ends: 06/22/2020, Contact: Stephanie Jentsch 916-414-
6600.

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EIS No. 20200108, Final, BLM, ID, Blackrock Land Exchange Final 
Environmental Impact Statement, Review Period Ends: 07/21/2020, 
Contact: Bryce Anderson 208-478-6353. Amended Notice:
EIS No. 20200091, Draft, CHSRA, CA, San Jose to Merced Project Section 
Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement, 
Comment Period Ends: 06/23/2020, Contact: Dan McKell 916-330-5668. 
Revision to FR Notice Published 4/24/2020; Extending the Comment Period 
from 6/08/2020 to 6/23/2020.
EIS No. 20200099, Final, APHIS, PRO, Revisions to USDA-APHIS 7 CFR part 
340 Regulations Governing the Importation, Interstate Movement, and 
Environmental Release of Certain Genetically Engineered Organisms, 
Review Period Ends: 06/22/2020, Contact: Cindy Eck 301-851-3892. 
Revision to FR Notice Published 5/08/2020; Extending the Comment Period 
from 6/08/2020 to 6/22/2020.

    Dated: May 18, 2020.
Cindy S. Barger,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. 2020-11069 Filed 5-21-20; 8:45 am]
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