[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 127 (Friday, July 1, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 38591-38592]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-16496]



40 CFR Part 63

[EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0344; FRL-9427-5]
RIN 2060-AQ68

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: 
Secondary Lead Smelting; Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of public comment period.


SUMMARY: On May 19, 2011, the EPA proposed amendments to the National 
Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Lead 
Smelting (76 FR 29032). The EPA is extending the deadline for written 
comments on the proposed amendments by 21 days to July 26, 2011. The 
EPA received a request for an extension from the Association of Battery 
Recyclers (ABR). The ABR requested an extension in order to analyze 
data and review the proposed amendments. The EPA finds this request to 
be reasonable due to the significant changes the proposal would make to 
the current rule.

DATES: Comments on the proposed rule published May 19, 2011 (76 FR 
29032) must be received on or before July 26, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-
OAR-2011-0344, by one of the following methods:
     http:[sol][sol]www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line 
instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: [email protected]. Attention Docket ID Number 
     Fax: (202) 566-9744. Attention Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-
     Mail: U.S. Postal Service, send comments to: The EPA 
Docket Center (6102T), EPA West (Air Docket), Attention Docket ID 
Number EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0344, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 
Mailcode 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460. 
Please include a total of two copies. In addition, please mail a copy 
of your comments on the information collection provisions to the Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
Attn: Desk Officer for the EPA, 725 17th St., NW., Washington, DC 
     Hand Delivery: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA 
West (Air Docket), Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20004, Attention Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0344. 
Such deliveries are only accepted during the Docket's normal hours of 
operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of 
boxed information. Please include a total of two copies.
    Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-
2011-0344. The EPA's policy is that all comments received will be 
included in the public docket without change and may be made available 
online at http:[sol][sol]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 
http:[sol][sol]www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The 
http:[sol][sol]www.regulations.gov Web site is an ``anonymous access'' 
system, which means the 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 
http:[sol][sol]www.regulations.gov, your e-mail 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, the 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 the EPA cannot read your comment due 
to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, the 
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 docket are listed in the 
http:[sol][sol]www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, 
some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other 
information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other 
material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only 
in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available either 
electronically in http:[sol][sol]www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at 
the EPA Docket Center, EPA West, 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. The 
telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the 
telephone number for the Docket Center is (202) 566-1742.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions concerning the proposed rule 
should be addressed to Mr. Chuck French, Office of Air Quality Planning 
and Standards, Sector Policies and Programs Division, Metals and 
Inorganic Chemicals Group (D243-02), Environmental Protection Agency, 
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, telephone number: (919) 541-7912; fax 
number: (919) 541-3207; e-mail address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For the reasons noted above, the public 
comment period will now end on July 26, 2011.

How can I get copies of the proposed rule and other related 

    The proposed rule titled, National Emission Standards for Hazardous 
Air Pollutants: Secondary Lead Smelting, was published May 19, 2011 (76 
FR 29032). The EPA has established the public docket for the proposed 
rulemaking under docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0344, and a copy of the 
proposed rule is available in the docket. We note that, since the 
proposed rule was published, additional materials have been added to 
the docket. Information on how to access the docket

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is presented above in the ADDRESSES section.

    Dated: June 24, 2011.
Gina McCarthy,
Assistant Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2011-16496 Filed 6-30-11; 8:45 am]