Air Plan Approval; Ohio; Ohio Permit Rules Revisions
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve revisions to Ohio air permitting rules at Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-31 into the State Implementation Plan (SIP) under the Clean Air Act (CAA). These revisions represent minor changes to the air permitting rules the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) adopted on April 21, 2016, which became effective at the state level on May 1, 2016.
Notice of Approval of the Primacy Application for National Primary Drinking Water Regulations for the State of Nebraska
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hereby giving notice that the State of Nebraska is revising its approved Public Water System Supervision Program under the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. EPA has determined that these revisions are no less stringent than the corresponding Federal regulations. Therefore, the EPA intends to approve these program revisions. Any interested person, other than Federal Agencies, may request a public hearing. If a substantial request for a public hearing is made within the requested thirty-day time frame, a public hearing will be held and a notice will be given in the Federal Register and a newspaper of general circulation. Frivolous or insubstantial requests for a hearing may be denied by the Regional Administrator.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Wisconsin; VOC Definition Update and Removal of Obsolete Gasoline Vapor Recovery Regulations
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a request submitted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) on May 16, 2017, to revise the Wisconsin State Implementation Plan (SIP). The submission includes amendments to the Wisconsin Administrative Code updating the definition of ``volatile organic compound (VOC)'' to add eight compounds to the list of exempt compounds. In addition, WDNR is also requesting the withdrawal of several previously approved provisions of the Wisconsin Administrative Code from the SIP concerning the State's Stage II vapor recovery (Stage II) program that terminated in 2012. EPA approved the removal of the Stage II program as a component of the Wisconsin SIP in 2013, including the approval of a demonstration under section 110(l) of the Clean Air Act (CAA) that addressed emissions impacts associated with the removal of the program. EPA proposed to approve the State's submittal on May 25, 2018.
Public Water System Supervision Program Approval for the State of Indiana
Notice is hereby given that the EPA has tentatively approved the revision to the State of Indiana's Public Water System Supervision (PWSS) Program. Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has revised the Total Coliform Rule to comply with the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations. EPA has determined that these revisions are no less stringent than the corresponding federal regulations. Therefore, EPA intends to approve these revisions to the State of Indiana's PWSS Program, thereby giving IDEM primary enforcement responsibility for these regulations.