[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 53 (Thursday, March 18, 2004)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 12804]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-6207]



40 CFR Part 112

RIN 2050 AC62

Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Stakeholder 

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: On July 17, 2002 (67 FR 47042), EPA published final amendments 
to the SPCC rule. This rule amended an existing rule that had been in 
effect since 1974. This final rule was effective on August 16, 2002 and 
included dates by which a facility would have to amend and implement 
its SPCC plan. The Agency subsequently extended the compliance dates. 
The compliance deadline for revision and professional engineer (PE) 
certification of SPCC plans is August 17, 2004.
    In anticipation of this August 17, 2004 deadline, EPA will hold a 
meeting with the regulatory community and interested stakeholders to 
explain Agency efforts to clarify the regulations and facilitate 

DATES: EPA will hold a public meeting on March 31, 2004 from 9:30 a.m. 
to 3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Washington, DC. The exact 
location of the meeting will be announced on the Oil Spill Program web 
site (http://www.epa.gov/oilspill/) or you may contact the person 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public desiring 
additional information about this meeting should contact: Leigh 
DeHaven, U.S. EPA (5203G), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20460, via the Internet at: dehaven.leigh@epa.gov, by telephone at 
(703) 603-9065 or Fax at (703) 603-9116.

    Agenda: Introduction/SPCC Program Strategy (9:30-10:15 a.m.), SPCC 
Litigation Settlement Issues (10:15-11 a.m.), Additional SPCC Policy 
Issues (11 a.m.-Noon), Lunch Break (Noon-1:15 p.m.), Additional SPCC 
Policy Issues (1:15-2:45 p.m.), Meeting Wrapup/Next Steps (2:45-3 
    If you are planning to attend the March 31, 2004 meeting in 
Washington, DC, we request you contact Leigh DeHaven (see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT) so that we may have an idea of the number of the 
members of the public who will attend. In addition, if you need special 
accommodations due to a disability, please contact Leigh DeHaven no 
later than March 26, 2004.
    Additional information on the SPCC Rule is available on the 
Internet at: http://www.epa.gov/oilspill/spcc.htm.

    Dated: March 15, 2004.
Marianne Lamont Horinko,
Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.
[FR Doc. 04-6207 Filed 3-17-04; 8:45 am]