[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 222 (Friday, November 16, 2012)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-27977]
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
40 CFR PART 52
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans;
Maryland; Deferral for CO2 Emissions From Bioenergy and
Other Biogenic Sources Under the Prevention of Significant
Deterioration Program; Reopening of Comment Period
AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of the comment period.
SUMMARY: EPA is reopening the comment period for a notice of proposed
rulemaking (NPR) published on September 7, 2012. In the NPR, EPA
proposed approval of a revision to the Maryland State Implementation
Plan (SIP) that would incorporate EPA's ``Biomass Deferral'' into the
Maryland SIP. At the request of Community Research, (College Park,
Maryland), EPA is reopening the comment period. Comments submitted
between the close of the original comment period and the re-opening of
this comment period will be accepted and considered.
DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published on September
7, 2012 (77 FR 55171) is reopened through December 17, 2012. All
comments received on or before December 17, 2012 will be entered into
the public record and considered by EPA before taking final action on
the proposed rule.
ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID Number EPA-
R03-OAR-2012-0305 by one of the following methods:
A. www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for
B. Email: email@example.com.
C. Mail: EPA-R03-OAR-2012-0305, Ms. Kathleen Cox, Associate
Director, Office of Permits and Air Toxics, Mailcode 3AP10, U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103.
D. Hand Delivery: At the previously-listed EPA Region III address.
Such deliveries are only accepted during the Docket's normal hours of
operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of
Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-R03-OAR-
2012-0305. EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included
in the public docket without change, and may be made available online
at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided,
unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential
Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is
restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to
be CBI or otherwise protected through www.regulations.gov or email. The
www.regulations.gov Web site is an ``anonymous access'' system, which
means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you
provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an email comment
directly to EPA without going through www.regulations.gov, your email
address will be automatically captured and included as part of the
comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the
Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you
include your name and other contact information in the body of your
comment and with any disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your
comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for
clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic
files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of
encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses.
Docket: All documents in the electronic docket are listed in the
www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some
information is not publicly available, i.e., CBI or other information
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such
as copyrighted material, is not placed on the Internet and will be
publicly available only in hard copy form. Publicly available docket
materials are available either electronically in www.regulations.gov or
in hard copy during normal business hours at the Air Protection
Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch
Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103. Copies of the State submittal
are available at the Maryland Department of the Environment, 1800
Washington Boulevard, Suite 705, Baltimore, Maryland 21230.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David Talley, (215) 814-2117, or
by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dated: October 31, 2012.
W. C. Early,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region III.
[FR Doc. 2012-27977 Filed 11-15-12; 8:45 am]
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