[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 127 (Friday, July 1, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 38590-38591]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-16493]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Parts 60 and 63

[EPA-HQ-OAR-2009-0234; EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0044, FRL-9427-4]
RIN 2060-AP52


Proposed National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants 
From Coal- and Oil-Fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units and 
Standards of Performance for Fossil-Fuel-Fired Electric Utility, 
Industrial-Commercial-Institutional, and Small Industrial-Commercial-
Institutional Steam Generating Units; Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: The EPA is announcing that the period for providing public 
comments on the May 3, 2011, Proposed National Emission Standards for 
Hazardous Air Pollutants from Coal- and Oil-fired Electric Utility 
Steam Generating Units and Standards of Performance for Fossil-Fuel-
Fired Electric Utility, Industrial-Commercial-Institutional, and Small 
Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Steam Generating Units is being 
extended for 30 days.

DATES: Comments. The public comment period for the proposed rule 
published May 3, 2011 (76 FR 24976) is being extended for 30 days to 
August 4, 2011, in order to provide the public additional time to 
submit comments and supporting information.

ADDRESSES: Comments. Written comments on the proposed rule may be 
submitted to EPA electronically, by mail, by facsimile, or through hand 
delivery/courier. Please refer to the proposal for the addresses and 
detailed instructions.
    Docket. Publicly available documents relevant to this action are 
available for public inspection either electronically in http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the EPA Docket Center, Room 
3334, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading 
Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
excluding legal holidays. A reasonable fee may be charged for copying.
    Worldwide Web. The EPA Web sites for this rulemaking are are at: 
http://www.epa.gov/airquality/powerplanttoxics/actions.html or http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/utility/utilitypg.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For the national emission standards 
for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) action: Mr. William Maxwell, 
Energy Strategies Group, Sector Policies and Programs Division, (D243-
01), Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711; 
Telephone number: (919) 541-5430; Fax number (919) 541-5450; E-mail 
address: maxwell.bill@epa.gov. For the new source performance standard 
(NSPS) action: Mr. Christian Fellner, Energy Strategies Group, Sector 
Policies and Programs Division, (D243-01), Office of Air Quality 
Planning and Standards, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research 
Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711; Telephone number: (919) 541-4003; 
Fax number (919) 541-5450; E-mail address: fellner.christian@epa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Comment Period

    Due to requests we have received from both the public and members 
of Congress to extend the public comment period for the May 3, 2011, 
Proposed Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Rule, the EPA is extending 
the public comment period for an additional 30 days. Therefore, the 
public comment period will end on August 4, 2011, rather than July 5, 
2011.

How can I get copies of this document and other related information?

    The EPA has established the official public dockets No. EPA-HQ-OAR-
2011-0044 (NSPS action) or No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2009-0234 (NESHAP action). 
The EPA has also developed websites for these proposed rulemakings at 
the addresses given above.

    Dated: June 24, 2011.
Gina McCarthy,
Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation.
[FR Doc. 2011-16493 Filed 6-30-11; 8:45 am]
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