2020-19418. Air Plan Approval; Missouri; Control of Emissions from Industrial Surface Coating Operations  

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    AGENCY:

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

    ACTION:

    Final rule.

    SUMMARY:

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the State of Missouri. This final action will amend the SIP to revise a Missouri regulation that restricts emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from industrial surface coating operations in St. Louis City and Jefferson, St. Charles, Franklin, and St. Louis Counties in Missouri.

    Specifically, the revisions to the rule add a new surface coating category for the decorative coating of foam products, establish an appropriate emission limit for this type of surface coating operation, remove obsolete provisions that were applicable prior to March 1, 2012, remove a reference to a rule that is being rescinded, remove restrictive words, add definitions specific to this rule, change rule language to be consistent with defined terms, and update incorporations by reference. The new emission limit for decorative coating of foam products is SIP strengthening and will not adversely impact the air quality in the St. Louis area. The remaining revisions are administrative in nature and do not impact the stringency of the SIP or air quality. The EPA's approval of this rule revision is in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA).

    DATES:

    This final rule is effective on October 16, 2020.

    ADDRESSES:

    The EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket ID No. EPA-R07-OAR-2020-0339. All documents in the docket are listed on the https://www.regulations.gov website. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, i.e., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, is not placed on the internet and will be publicly available only in hard copy form. Publicly available docket materials are available through https://www.regulations.gov or please contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section for additional information.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    William Stone, Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7 Office, Air Quality Planning Branch, 11201 Renner Boulevard, Lenexa, Kansas 66219; telephone number: (913) 551-7714; email address: stone.william@epa.gov.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Throughout this document “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to EPA.

    Table of Contents

    I. What is Being Addressed in this Document?

    II. Have the Requirements for Approval of a SIP Revision Been Met?

    III. What Action is the EPA Taking?

    IV. Incorporation by Reference

    V. Statutory and Executive Order Reviews

    I. What is being addressed in this document?

    The EPA is approving the revisions to 10 CSR 10-5.330 Control of Emissions From Industrial Surface Coating Operations in the Missouri SIP. The revisions to the rule add a new surface coating category for the decorative coating of foam products, establish an appropriate emission limit for this type of surface coating operation, remove obsolete provisions that were applicable prior to March 1, 2012, remove a reference to a rule that is being rescinded, remove restrictive words, add definitions specific to this rule, change rule language to be consistent with defined terms, and update incorporations by reference. These revisions are described in detail in the technical support document (TSD) included in the docket for this action. The EPA solicited comments on the proposed revision to Missouri's SIP, and received two comments unrelated to the proposed action.

    II. Have the requirements for approval of a SIP revision been met?

    The State submission has met the public notice requirements for SIP submissions in accordance with 40 CFR 51.102. The submission also satisfied the completeness criteria of 40 CFR part 51, appendix V. The State provided public notice of the revisions from August 1, 2018, to October 4, 2018, and held a public hearing on September 27, 2018. The state received and addressed three comments. As explained in more detail in the TSD which is part of this docket, the SIP revision submission meets the substantive requirements of the CAA, including section 110 and implementing regulations.

    III. What action is the EPA taking?

    The EPA is taking final action to approve Missouri's request to amend 10 CSR 10-5.330.

    IV. Incorporation by Reference

    In this document, the EPA is finalizing regulatory text that includes incorporation by reference. In accordance with requirements of 1 CFR 51.5, the EPA is finalizing the incorporation by reference of the Missouri Regulations described in the amendments to 40 CFR part 52 set forth below. The EPA has made, and will continue to make, these materials generally available through www.regulations.gov and at the EPA Region 7 Office (please contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this preamble for more information).

    Therefore, these materials have been approved by the EPA for inclusion in the State Implementation Plan, have been incorporated by reference by EPA into that plan, are fully federally Start Printed Page 57722enforceable under sections 110 and 113 of the CAA as of the effective date of the final rulemaking of the EPA's approval, and will be incorporated by reference in the next update to the SIP compilation.[1]

    V. Statutory and Executive Order Reviews

    Under the CAA, the Administrator is required to approve a SIP submission that complies with the provisions of the Act and applicable Federal regulations. 42 U.S.C. 7410(k); 40 CFR 52.02(a). Thus, in reviewing SIP submissions, EPA's role is to approve state choices, provided that they meet the criteria of the CAA. Accordingly, this action merely approves state law as meeting Federal requirements and does not impose additional requirements beyond those imposed by state law. For that reason, this action:

    • Is not a significant regulatory action subject to review by the Office of Management and Budget under Executive Orders 12866 (58 FR 51735, October 4, 1993) and 13563 (76 FR 3821, January 21, 2011);
    • Is not an Executive Order 13771 (82 FR 9339, February 2, 2017) regulatory action because SIP approvals are exempted under Executive Order 12866.
    • Does not impose an information collection burden under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.);
    • Is certified as not having a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.);
    • Does not contain any unfunded mandate or significantly or uniquely affect small governments, as described in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-4);
    • Does not have Federalism implications as specified in Executive Order 13132 (64 FR 43255, August 10, 1999);
    • Is not an economically significant regulatory action based on health or safety risks subject to Executive Order 13045 (62 FR 19885, April 23, 1997);
    • Is not a significant regulatory action subject to Executive Order 13211 (66 FR 28355, May 22, 2001);
    • Is not subject to requirements of the National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTA) because this rulemaking does not involve technical standards; and
    • Does not provide EPA with the discretionary authority to address, as appropriate, disproportionate human health or environmental effects, using practicable and legally permissible methods, under Executive Order 12898 (59 FR 7629, February 16, 1994).

    The SIP is not approved to apply on any Indian reservation land or in any other area where EPA or an Indian tribe has demonstrated that a tribe has jurisdiction. In those areas of Indian country, the rule does not have tribal implications and will not impose substantial direct costs on tribal governments or preempt tribal law as specified by Executive Order 13175 (65 FR 67249, November 9, 2000).

    The Congressional Review Act, 5 U.S.C. 801 et seq., as added by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996, generally provides that before a rule may take effect, the agency promulgating the rule must submit a rule report, which includes a copy of the rule, to each House of the Congress and to the Comptroller General of the United States. EPA will submit a report containing this action and other required information to the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Comptroller General of the United States prior to publication of the rule in the Federal Register. A major rule cannot take effect until 60 days after it is published in the Federal Register. This action is not a “major rule” as defined by 5 U.S.C. 804(2).

    Under section 307(b)(1) of the CAA, petitions for judicial review of this action must be filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the appropriate circuit by November 16, 2020. Filing a petition for reconsideration by the Administrator of this final rule does not affect the finality of this action for the purposes of judicial review nor does it extend the time within which a petition for judicial review may be filed, and shall not postpone the effectiveness of such rule or action. This action may not be challenged later in proceedings to enforce its requirements. (See section 307(b)(2)).

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    List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52

    • Environmental protection
    • Air pollution control
    • Incorporation by reference
    • Volatile organic compounds
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    Dated: August 28, 2020.

    James Gulliford,

    Regional Administrator, Region 7.

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    For the reasons stated in the preamble, the EPA amends 40 CFR part 52 as set forth below:

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    PART 52—APPROVAL AND PROMULGATION OF IMPLEMENTATION PLANS

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    1. The authority citation for part 52 continues to read as follows:

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

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    Subpart AA—Missouri

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    2. In § 52.1320, the table in paragraph (c) is amended by revising the entry “10-5.330” to read as follows:

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    Identification of plan.
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    EPA—Approved Missouri Regulations

    Missouri citationTitleState effective dateEPA approval dateExplanation
    Missouri Department of Natural Resources
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    Chapter 5—Air Quality Standards and Air Pollution Control Regulations for the St. Louis Metropolitan Area
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    10-5.330Control of Emissions from Industrial Surface Coating Operations3/30/20199/16/2020, [insert Federal Register citation]
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    Footnotes

    1.  62 FR 27968, May 22, 1997.

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Document Information

Effective Date:
10/16/2020
Published:
09/16/2020
Department:
Environmental Protection Agency
EntryType:
Rule
Action:
Final rule.
Document Number:
2020-19418
Dates:
This final rule is effective on October 16, 2020.
Pages:
57721-57723 (3 pages)
Docket Numbers:
EPA-R07-OAR-2020-0339, FRL-10014-32-Region 7
SectionNoes:
52.1320
Topics:
Air pollution control, Environmental protection, Volatile organic compounds
PDF File:
2020-19418.pdf
Supporting Documents:
» 5. EPA Technical Support Document
» 4. Pro-Tect Manufacturing, Inc. Operating Permit, December 15, 2015
» 3. EPA Comments on Missouri Proposal
» 2. Missouri Proposal & Supporting Documents, Amendment to 10 CSR 10-5.330
» 1. Missouri Submittal to EPA, Amendment to 10 CSR 10-5.330, March 2019
CFR: (1)
40 CFR 52.1320