[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 44 (Thursday, March 6, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 12681]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-04633]


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Proposed Rules
                                                Federal Register
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 44 / Thursday, March 6, 2014 / 
Proposed Rules

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Parts 60, 70, 71 and 98

[EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0495; FRL-9907-42-OAR]
RIN 2060-AQ91


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

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of extension of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: The EPA is announcing that the period for providing public 
comments on the January 8, 2014, proposed ``Standards of Performance 
for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New Stationary Sources: Electric 
Utility Generating Units'' and on the February 26, 2014, notice of data 
availability soliciting comment on the provisions in the Energy Policy 
Act of 2005, is being extended by 60 days.

DATES: Comments. The public comment period for the proposed rule 
published January 8, 2014 (79 FR 1352) and the notice of data 
availability published on February 26, 2014 (79 FR 10750), is being 
extended by 60 days to May 9, 2014, 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 the EPA electronically, by mail, by facsimile or through 
hand delivery/courier. Please refer to the proposal (79 FR 1352) for 
the addresses and detailed instructions.
    Docket. Publicly available documents relevant to this action are 
available for public inspection either electronically at http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the EPA Docket Center, Room 
3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. 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. 
The EPA has established the official public docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-
0495.
    Worldwide Web. The EPA Web site containing information for this 
rulemaking is: http://www2.epa.gov/carbon-pollution-standards.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Nick Hutson, Energy Strategies 
Group, Sector Policies and Programs Division (D243-01), U.S. EPA, 
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711; telephone number (919) 541-2968, 
facsimile number (919) 541-5450; email address: hutson.nick@epa.gov or 
Mr. Christian Fellner, Energy Strategies Group, Sector Policies and 
Programs Division (D243-01), U.S. EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC 
27711; telephone number (919) 541-4003, facsimile number (919) 541-
5450; email address: fellner.christian@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comment Period

    The EPA is extending the public comment period for an additional 60 
days. The public comment period will end on May 9, 2014, rather than 
March 10, 2014. This will ensure that the public has sufficient time to 
review and comment on all of the information available, including the 
proposed rule, the notice of data availability and other materials in 
the docket.

List of Subjects

40 CFR Part 60

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

40 CFR Part 70

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

40 CFR Part 71

    Environmental Protection, Administrative practice and procedure, 
Air pollution control, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.

40 CFR Part 98

    Environmental protection, Greenhouse gases and monitoring, 
Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.

    Dated: February 25, 2014.
Mary Henigin,
Acting Director, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2014-04633 Filed 3-5-14; 8:45 am]
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