2019-20000. Air Plan Approval; California; South Coast Air Quality Management District; Stationary Source Permits  

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    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


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    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a revision to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD or “the District”) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). This revision concerns a rule used to issue permits for stationary sources, including review and permitting of major sources and major modifications under part D of title I of the Clean Air Act (CAA or “the Act”). Specifically, the revision pertains to SCAQMD Rule 1325 “Federal PM2.5 New Source Review Program.”


    Any comments on this proposal must arrive by October 21, 2019.


    Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-R09-OAR-2019-0272 at https://www.regulations.gov. For comments submitted at Regulations.gov, follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or removed from Regulations.gov. The EPA may publish any comment received to its public docket. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Multimedia submissions (audio, video, etc.) must be accompanied by a written comment. The written comment is considered the official comment and should include discussion of all points you wish to make. The EPA will generally not consider comments or comment contents located outside of the primary submission (i.e. on the web, cloud, or other file sharing system). For additional submission methods, please contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. For the full EPA public comment policy, information about CBI or multimedia submissions, and general guidance on making effective comments, please visit https://www.epa.gov/​dockets/​commenting-epa-dockets.

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    Laura Yannayon, EPA Region IX, 75 Hawthorne St., San Francisco, CA 94105. By phone: (415) 972-3534 or by email at yannayon.laura@epa.gov.

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    Throughout this document, “we,” “us” and “our” refer to the EPA. This proposal addresses the following local rule: SCAQMD Rule 1325 “Federal PM2.5 New Source Review Program.” In the Rules and Regulations section of this Federal Register, we are approving this local rule in a direct final action without prior proposal because we believe this SIP revision is not controversial. If we receive one or more adverse comments, however, we will publish a timely withdrawal of the direct final rule and address the comment(s) in subsequent action based on this proposed rule.

    We do not plan to open a second comment period, so anyone interested in commenting should do so at this time. If we do not receive adverse comments, no further activity is planned. For further information, please see the direct final action.

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    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.

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    Dated: July 16, 2019.

    Deborah Jordan,

    Acting Regional Administrator, Region IX.

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    [FR Doc. 2019-20000 Filed 9-19-19; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Environmental Protection Agency
Proposed Rule
Proposed rule.
Document Number:
Any comments on this proposal must arrive by October 21, 2019.
49492-49492 (1 pages)
Docket Numbers:
EPA-R09-OAR-2019-0272, FRL-9997-15-Region 9
PDF File:
CFR: (1)
40 CFR 52