Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of Montana, 31494-31495 [2020-11162]

Download as PDF 31494 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 101 / Tuesday, May 26, 2020 / Notices The Otter Tail River Project is operated in a run-of-river mode with an estimated annual energy production of approximately 22,323 megawatt hours. Otter Tail Power Company proposes to continue operating the project as a runof-river facility and does not propose any new construction or modifications to the project. m. In addition to publishing the full text of this notice in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this notice, as well as other documents in the proceeding (e.g., license application) via the internet through the Commission’s Home Page (http:// www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document (P–10853). 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Comments on EA .......................................................................................................................................................................... Modified terms and conditions ...................................................................................................................................................... p. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. Dated: May 19, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–11239 Filed 5–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–10009–68–Region 8] Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of Montana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Public notice is hereby given that the state of Montana has revised its Public Water System Supervision (PWSS) Program by establishing Administrative Penalty Authority that SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:08 May 22, 2020 Jkt 250001 applies to its drinking water program. The EPA has reviewed Montana’s submittal, and determined that the Administrative Penalty Authority is no less stringent than the federal regulations. The EPA is proposing to approve the Administrative Penalty Authority requirements for Montana. This approval action does not extend to public water systems in Indian country. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, Unit B. DATES: All interested parties may request a public hearing on this determination by June 25, 2020. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, Unit 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 June 25, 2020 and no further public notice will be issued. ADDRESSES: Requests for a public hearing should be submitted to: Robert Clement by email at clement.robert@ epa.gov or by phone (303)–312–6653. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 July 2020. January 2021. February 2021. April 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Clement, Drinking Water B Section, EPA Region 8, Denver, Colorado by email at clement.robert@ epa.gov or by phone (303) 312–6653. 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 Montana has revised its PWSS program by adopting federal regulations for the Penalty Authority Rule that correspond to the NPDWR in 40 CFR parts 141 and 142. The EPA has reviewed Montana’s regulations and determined they are no less stringent than the federal regulations. The EPA is proposing to approve Montana’s primacy revision for the Penalty Authority Rule. 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, Unit B. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 101 / Tuesday, May 26, 2020 / Notices 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)). Dated: May 15, 2020. Gregory Sopkin, Regional Administrator, Region 8. [FR Doc. 2020–11162 Filed 5–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION B. How does this action affect Indian country (18 U.S.C. 1151) in Montana? The EPA’s approval of Montana’s revised PWSS program does not extend to Indian country as defined in 18 U.S.C. 1151. Indian country in Montana generally includes (1) lands within the exterior boundaries of the following Indian reservations located within Montana: The Crow Indian Reservation, the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, the Flathead Reservation, the Fort Belknap Reservation, the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, and the Rocky Boy’s 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. EPA or eligible Indian tribes, as appropriate, will retain PWSS program responsibilities over public water systems in Indian country. C. Requesting a Hearing Any interested party 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 the 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:08 May 22, 2020 Jkt 250001 hearing record. Please bring this notice to the attention of any persons known by you to have an interest in this determination. Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Farm Credit Administration. Notice of a modified system of AGENCY: ACTION: records. Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, notice is given that the Farm Credit Administration (FCA or Agency) is amending the General Statement of Routine Uses applicable to and incorporated by reference in each of the Agency’s Systems of Records. DATES: You may send written comments on or before June 25, 2020. The FCA filed an amended System Report with Congress and the Office of Management and Budget on April 20, 2020. The revised Systems of Records Notices and Statement of General Routine Uses will become effective without further publication on July 6, 2020 unless modified by a subsequent notice to incorporate comments received from the public. ADDRESSES: We offer a variety of methods for you to submit your comments. For accuracy and efficiency reasons, commenters are encouraged to submit comments by email or through FCA’s website. As facsimiles (fax) are difficult for us to process and achieve compliance with section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, we are no longer accepting comments submitted by fax. Regardless of the method of use, please do not submit your comment multiple times via different methods. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Email: Send us an email at regcomm@fca.gov. • FCA website: http://www.fca.gov. Click inside the ‘‘I want to . . .’’ field, near the top of the page; select ‘‘comment on a pending regulation’’ from the dropdown menu; and click ‘‘Go.’’ This takes you to an electronic public comment form. • Mail: David Grahn, Director, Office of Regulatory Policy, Farm Credit Administration, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean, VA 22102–5090. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31495 You may review copies of comments we receive at our office in McLean, Virginia, or from our website at http:// www.fca.gov. Once you are in the website, click inside the ‘‘I want to . . .’’ field, near the top of the page; select ‘‘find comments on a pending regulation’’ from the dropdown menu; and click ‘‘Go.’’ This will take you to the Comment Letters page, where you can select the SORN for which you would like to read public comments. The comments will be posted as submitted but, for technical reasons, items such as logos and special characters may be omitted. Identifying information that you provide, such as phone numbers and addresses, will be publicly available. However, we will attempt to remove email addresses to help reduce internet spam. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Autumn R. Agans, Privacy Act Officer, Farm Credit Administration, McLean, Virginia 22102–5090, (703) 883–4019, TTY (703) 883–4020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), a report of these systems of records is being filed with the Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Chair of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget. The Agency is adding four new routine uses and making nonsubstantive changes to two existing routine uses. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 101 (Tuesday, May 26, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31494-31495]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-11162]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-10009-68-Region 8]


Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of 
Montana

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Public notice is hereby given that the state of Montana has 
revised its Public Water System Supervision (PWSS) Program by 
establishing Administrative Penalty Authority that applies to its 
drinking water program. The EPA has reviewed Montana's submittal, and 
determined that the Administrative Penalty Authority is no less 
stringent than the federal regulations. The EPA is proposing to approve 
the Administrative Penalty Authority requirements for Montana.
    This approval action does not extend to public water systems in 
Indian country. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, Unit B.

DATES: All interested parties may request a public hearing on this 
determination by June 25, 2020. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, 
Unit 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 June 25, 2020 and no further public notice will be 
issued.

ADDRESSES: Requests for a public hearing should be submitted to: Robert 
Clement by email at [email protected] or by phone (303)-312-6653.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Clement, Drinking Water B 
Section, EPA Region 8, Denver, Colorado by email at 
[email protected] or by 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 Montana has 
revised its PWSS program by adopting federal regulations for the 
Penalty Authority Rule that correspond to the NPDWR in 40 CFR parts 141 
and 142. The EPA has reviewed Montana's regulations and determined they 
are no less stringent than the federal regulations. The EPA is 
proposing to approve Montana's primacy revision for the Penalty 
Authority Rule. 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, Unit B.

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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 
Montana?

    The EPA's approval of Montana's revised PWSS program does not 
extend to Indian country as defined in 18 U.S.C. 1151. Indian country 
in Montana generally includes (1) lands within the exterior boundaries 
of the following Indian reservations located within Montana: The Crow 
Indian Reservation, the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, the Flathead 
Reservation, the Fort Belknap Reservation, the Fort Peck Indian 
Reservation, the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, and the Rocky 
Boy's 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. EPA or eligible Indian tribes, as 
appropriate, will retain PWSS program responsibilities over public 
water systems in Indian country.

C. Requesting a Hearing

    Any interested party 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 the 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.

    Dated: May 15, 2020.
Gregory Sopkin,
Regional Administrator, Region 8.
[FR Doc. 2020-11162 Filed 5-22-20; 8:45 am]
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