Delegations of the Prevention of Significant Deterioration Air Permitting Program to the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection and the Washoe County Health District, 20145-20146 [2021-07855]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 72 / Friday, April 16, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 8093–022] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Methuen Falls Hydroelectric Company; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of The Traditional Licensing Process a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File License Application and Request to Use the Traditional Licensing Process. b. Project No.: 8093–022. c. Date Filed: February 26, 2021. d. Submitted By: Methuen Falls Hydroelectric Company (Methuen Hydro). e. Name of Project: Methuen Falls Project. f. Location: On the Spicket River in Essex County, Massachusetts. No federal lands are occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 and 5.5 of the Commission’s regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: Kevin Olson, Olson Electric Development Company, Inc., 30r Hampshire Street, Methuen, MA 01844; (978) 975–0400; email at kevin@olsonelectric.com. i. FERC Contact: John Baummer at (202) 502–6837; or email at john.baummer@ferc.gov. j. Methuen Hydro filed its request to use the Traditional Licensing Process on February 26, 2021, and provided public notice of the request on February 26, 2021. In a letter dated April 12, 2021, the Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved Methuen Hydro’s request to use the Traditional Licensing Process. k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 50 CFR part 402; and NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating consultation with the Massachusetts State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. l. With this notice, we are designating Methuen Hydro as the Commission’s non-federal representative for carrying out informal consultation pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act; and consultation pursuant to section VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:57 Apr 15, 2021 Jkt 253001 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. m. On February 26, 2021, Methuen Hydro filed a Pre-Application Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule) with the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. n. A copy of the PAD may be viewed and/or printed on the Commission’s website (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. At this time, the Commission has suspended access to the Commission’s Public Reference Room, due to the proclamation declaring a National Emergency concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19), issued on March 13, 2020. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). o. The licensee states its unequivocal intent to submit an application for a subsequent license for Project No. 8093. Pursuant to 18 CFR 16.20, each application for a subsequent license and any competing license applications must be filed with the Commission at least 24 months prior to the expiration of the existing license. All applications for license for this project must be filed by February 28, 2024. p. Register online at https:// ferconline.ferc.gov/FERCOnline.aspx to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: April 12, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–07843 Filed 4–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–10021–42–Region 9] Delegations of the Prevention of Significant Deterioration Air Permitting Program to the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection and the Washoe County Health District Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of delegations of authority. AGENCY: This notice announces that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 9, has revised its delegation agreements with the Nevada SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20145 Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) and the Washoe County Health District (WCHD) for implementation of the Federal Clean Air Act Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permitting program. The revised and updated delegation agreements authorize the NDEP and the WCHD to continue to conduct PSD review for proposed new and modified major stationary sources, to issue initial federal PSD permits, and to revise existing federal PSD permits, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable delegation agreement. DATES: The revised delegation agreement with the NDEP became effective on January 21, 2020, and the revised delegation agreement with the WCHD became effective on March 22, 2021. Pursuant to section 307(b)(1) of the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7607(b)(1), judicial review of these final agency actions, to the extent it is available, may be sought by filing a petition for review in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit within 60 days of April 16, 2021. ADDRESSES: The revised delegation agreements are available on Region 9’s website at https://www.epa.gov/caapermitting/air-permit-delegation-andpsd-sip-approval-status-epas-pacificsouthwest-region-9. For additional information, please contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Yannayon, EPA Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street (AIR–3–1), San Francisco, California 94105. By phone at (415) 972–3534, or by email at yannayon.laura@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 40 CFR 52.21(u), on April 23, 2014 and March 13, 2008, EPA Region 9 signed PSD delegation agreements with the NDEP and the WCHD, respectively. The delegation agreements authorized the NDEP and the WCHD to implement the PSD program under sections 160– 169 of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and 40 CFR 52.21, including conducting PSD review and the issuance and revision of PSD permits. On January 21, 2020 and March 22, 2021, EPA Region 9 signed the revised and updated delegation agreements with the NDEP and the WCHD, respectively. Both agreements set forth the terms and conditions according to which the agencies will implement the PSD regulations at 40 CFR 52.21. Under the PSD program, major stationary sources of air pollutants must apply for and receive a permit prior to construction of new facilities or certain modifications to existing facilities. E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1 20146 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 72 / Friday, April 16, 2021 / Notices While the NDEP and the WCHD have been delegated the authority to implement and enforce the PSD program, nothing in the delegation agreements prohibits the EPA from enforcing the PSD provisions of the CAA, the PSD regulations, or the conditions of any PSD permit issued by the NDEP or the WCHD. Dated: April 12, 2021. Elizabeth J. Adams, Director, Air and Radiation Division, EPA Region IX. [FR Doc. 2021–07855 Filed 4–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2021–0040; FRL—10022– 60–OAR] Proposed Agency Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Servicing of Motor Vehicle Air Conditioners (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Servicing of Motor Vehicle Air Conditioners (Renewal)’’ (EPA ICR No. 1617.10, OMB Control No. 2060–0247) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through December 31, 2021. 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: Comments must be submitted on or before June 15, 2021. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OAR–2021–0040, online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to a-and-r-docket@ epa.gov. Out of an abundance of caution for members of the public and our staff, the EPA Docket Center and Reading Room are closed to the public, with limited exceptions, to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID–19. Our Docket Center staff will continue to provide remote customer service via email, phone, and webform. We encourage the public to submit comments via https:// jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:57 Apr 15, 2021 Jkt 253001 www.regulations.gov or email, as there may be a delay in processing mail and faxes. Hand deliveries and couriers may be received by scheduled appointment only. For further information on EPA Docket Center services and the current status, please visit us online at https:// www.epa.gov/dockets. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chenise Farquharson, Stratospheric Protection Division, Office of Atmospheric Programs (Mail Code 6205T), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564–7768; email address: farquharson.chenise@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 EPA is temporarily suspending its Docket Center and Reading Room for public visitors, with limited exceptions, to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID– 19. Our Docket Center staff will continue to provide remote customer service via email, phone, and webform. We encourage the public to submit comments via https:// www.regulations.gov or email, as there may be a delay in processing mail and faxes. Hand deliveries and couriers may be received by scheduled appointment only. The telephone number for the Docket Center is 202–566–1744. For further information on EPA Docket Center services and the current status, please visit us online at https:// www.epa.gov/dockets. Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, EPA is soliciting comments and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (ii) evaluate the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (iv) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. EPA will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. The final ICR package will then be submitted to OMB for review and approval. At that time, EPA will issue another Federal Register notice to announce the submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to submit additional comments to OMB. Abstract: Section 609 of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (Act) provides general guidelines for the servicing of motor vehicle air conditioners (MVACs). It states that ‘‘no person repairing or servicing motor vehicles for consideration may perform any service on a motor vehicle air conditioner involving the refrigerant for such air conditioner without properly using approved refrigerant recycling equipment and no such person may perform such service unless such person has been properly trained and certified.’’ In 1992, EPA developed regulations under section 609 that were published in 57 FR 31240 and codified at 40 CFR Subpart B (Section 82.30 et seq.). The information required to be collected under the section 609 regulations is: Approved refrigerant handling equipment; approved independent standards testing organizations; technician training and certification; and certification, reporting and recordkeeping. Form Numbers: None. Respondents/affected entities: The following is a list of NAICS codes for organizations potentially affected by the information requirements covered under this ICR. It is meant to include any establishment that may service or maintain motor vehicle air conditioners. 4411 Automobile Dealers 4413 Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 44711 Gasoline Stations with Convenience Stores 8111 Automotive Repair and Maintenance 811198 All Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance Other affected groups include independent standards testing organizations and organizations with technician certification programs. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory (40 CFR 82.36, 82.38, 82.40, 82.42). Estimated number of respondents: 46,033 (per year). Frequency of response: On occasion, biennially, only once. E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 72 (Friday, April 16, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20145-20146]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-07855]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-10021-42-Region 9]


Delegations of the Prevention of Significant Deterioration Air 
Permitting Program to the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection 
and the Washoe County Health District

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of delegations of authority.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Environmental Protection Agency 
(EPA), Region 9, has revised its delegation agreements with the Nevada 
Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) and the Washoe County 
Health District (WCHD) for implementation of the Federal Clean Air Act 
Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permitting program. The 
revised and updated delegation agreements authorize the NDEP and the 
WCHD to continue to conduct PSD review for proposed new and modified 
major stationary sources, to issue initial federal PSD permits, and to 
revise existing federal PSD permits, subject to the terms and 
conditions of the applicable delegation agreement.

DATES: The revised delegation agreement with the NDEP became effective 
on January 21, 2020, and the revised delegation agreement with the WCHD 
became effective on March 22, 2021. Pursuant to section 307(b)(1) of 
the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7607(b)(1), judicial review of these final 
agency actions, to the extent it is available, may be sought by filing 
a petition for review in the United States Court of Appeals for the 
Ninth Circuit within 60 days of April 16, 2021.

ADDRESSES: The revised delegation agreements are available on Region 
9's website at https://www.epa.gov/caa-permitting/air-permit-delegation-and-psd-sip-approval-status-epas-pacific-southwest-region-9. 
For additional information, please contact the person identified in the 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Yannayon, EPA Region 9, 75 
Hawthorne Street (AIR-3-1), San Francisco, California 94105. By phone 
at (415) 972-3534, or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 40 CFR 52.21(u), on April 23, 
2014 and March 13, 2008, EPA Region 9 signed PSD delegation agreements 
with the NDEP and the WCHD, respectively. The delegation agreements 
authorized the NDEP and the WCHD to implement the PSD program under 
sections 160-169 of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and 40 CFR 52.21, including 
conducting PSD review and the issuance and revision of PSD permits.
    On January 21, 2020 and March 22, 2021, EPA Region 9 signed the 
revised and updated delegation agreements with the NDEP and the WCHD, 
respectively. Both agreements set forth the terms and conditions 
according to which the agencies will implement the PSD regulations at 
40 CFR 52.21. Under the PSD program, major stationary sources of air 
pollutants must apply for and receive a permit prior to construction of 
new facilities or certain modifications to existing facilities.

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    While the NDEP and the WCHD have been delegated the authority to 
implement and enforce the PSD program, nothing in the delegation 
agreements prohibits the EPA from enforcing the PSD provisions of the 
CAA, the PSD regulations, or the conditions of any PSD permit issued by 
the NDEP or the WCHD.

    Dated: April 12, 2021.
Elizabeth J. Adams,
Director, Air and Radiation Division, EPA Region IX.
[FR Doc. 2021-07855 Filed 4-15-21; 8:45 am]
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