[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 14 (Wednesday, January 22, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 3557-3558]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-01065]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 63

[Docket Number [EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0495; FRL 9905-61-OAR]


Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New 
Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule; Notice of public hearing.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the 
Federal Register on January 8, 2014, the proposed rule, ``Standards of

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Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New Stationary Sources: 
Electric Utility Generating Units.'' The EPA is announcing a change in 
the date for the public hearing to be held for the proposed Standards 
of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New Stationary Sources: 
Electric Utility Generating Units.

DATES: The public hearing will be held on February 6, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The public hearing will be held on February 6, 2014, at the 
William Jefferson Clinton East Building, Room 1153 (Map Room), 1201 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20004. The hearing will convene 
at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) and end at 8:00 p.m. (Eastern 
Standard Time).
    A lunch break is scheduled from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. and a 
dinner break is scheduled from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The EPA will 
make every effort to accommodate all speakers. The EPA's Web site for 
the rulemaking, which includes the proposal and information about the 
hearing, can be found at: http://epa.gov/carbonpollutionstandard/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you would like to present oral 
testimony at the public hearing, please contact Ms. Pamela Garrett, 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air Quality Planning 
and Standards, Sector Policies and Programs Division (D243-01), 
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711; telephone: (919) 541-
7966; fax number: (919) 541-5450; email address: garrett.pamela@epa.gov 
(preferred method for registering). The last day to register to present 
oral testimony in advance will be Tuesday, February 4, 2014. If using 
email, please provide the following information: the time you wish to 
speak (morning, afternoon or evening), name, affiliation, address, 
email address and telephone and fax numbers. Time slot preferences will 
be given in the order requests are received. Additionally, requests to 
speak will be taken the day of the hearing at the hearing registration 
desk, although preferences on speaking times may not be able to be 
fulfilled. If you require the service of a translator, please let us 
know at the time of registration.
    Questions concerning the rule that was published in the Federal 
Register on January 8, 2014, should be addressed to Mr. Christian 
Fellner, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, Sector Policies 
and Programs Division (D 243-04), Environmental Protection Agency, 
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711; telephone number: (919) 
541-4003; facsimile number: (919) 541-5450; email address: 
fellner.christian@epa.gov.
    Public hearing: The proposal for which the EPA is holding the 
public hearing was published in the Federal Register on January 8, 
2014, and is available at: http://www.epa.gov/carbonpollutionstandard/ 
and also in the docket identified below. The public hearing will 
provide interested parties the opportunity to present oral comments 
regarding the EPA's proposed standards, including data, views or 
arguments concerning the proposal. The EPA may ask clarifying questions 
during the oral presentations, but will not respond to the 
presentations at that time. Written statements and supporting 
information submitted during the comment period will be considered with 
the same weight as any oral comments and supporting information 
presented at the public hearing.
    Commenters should notify Ms. Garrett if they will need specific 
equipment or if there are other special needs related to providing 
comments at the public hearing. The EPA will provide equipment for 
commenters to make computerized slide presentations if we receive 
special requests in advance. Oral testimony will be limited to 5 
minutes for each commenter. The EPA encourages commenters to submit to 
the docket a copy of their oral testimony electronically (via email or 
CD) or in hard copy form.
    The public hearing schedule, including lists of speakers, will be 
posted on the EPA's Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/carbonpollutionstandard/. Verbatim transcripts of the hearing and 
written statements will be included in the docket for the rulemaking. 
The EPA will make every effort to follow the schedule as closely as 
possible on the day of the hearing; however, please plan for the 
hearing to run either ahead of schedule or behind schedule.

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

    The EPA has established a docket for the proposed rule, ``Standards 
of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New Stationary Sources: 
Electric Utility Generating Units'' under Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-
2013-0495, available at www.regulations.gov.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 63

    Environmental protection, Administrative practice and procedure, 
Air pollution control, Hazardous substances, Intergovernmental 
relations, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.


    Dated: January 14, 2014.
Mary E. Henigin,
Acting Director, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
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