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Air Plan Approval; California; Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District, Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District, and Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District; Combustion Sources

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve revisions to the Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District (AVAQMD), Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District (EKAPCD), and Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District (YSAQMD) portions of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). These revisions concern emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NO<INF>X</INF>) from boilers, steam generating units, process heaters, and stationary internal combustion engines.

Publication Date: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 4:00am

Tennessee: Final Approval of State Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Program Revisions, Codification, and Incorporation by Reference

The State of Tennessee (Tennessee or State) has applied to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final approval of revisions to its Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Program (Petroleum UST Program) under subtitle I of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Pursuant to RCRA, the EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the Tennessee Petroleum UST Program. This action is based on the EPA's determination that the State's revisions satisfy all requirements for UST program approval.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Texas; Clean Air Act Requirements for Nonattainment New Source Review and Emission Statements for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Pursuant to the Federal Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the portions of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Texas that describes how CAA requirements for Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR) and emission statements are met in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Houston-Galveston-Brazoria (HGB), and Bexar County ozone nonattainment areas for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

Publication Date: 
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Illinois; Prevention of Significant Deterioration

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving revisions to the Illinois State Implementation Plan (SIP) that were submitted by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) on September 22, 2020, and amended on November 5, 2020, and March 3, 2021. These revisions implement new preconstruction permitting regulations for certain new or modified sources of air pollution in attainment and unclassifiable areas under the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program of the Clean Air Act (CAA).

Publication Date: 
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 4:00am

Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Maryland; Emissions Statement Requirement for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a state implementation plan (SIP) revision formally submitted by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) on behalf of the State of Maryland. The revision provides the State of Maryland's certification that its existing emissions statement program satisfies the emissions statement requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA) for the 2015 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS).

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; California; San Diego County Air Pollution Control District

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve a revision to the San Diego County Air Pollution Control District (SDCAPCD or ``District'') portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). This revision concerns emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from gasoline transfers into underground stationary storage tanks at gasoline dispensing facilities. We are approving a local rule that regulates these emission sources under the Clean Air Act (CAA or ``Act'').

Publication Date: 
Friday, September 3, 2021 - 4:00am

Air Plan Approval; Pennsylvania; Allegheny County Area Fine Particulate Matter Clean Data Determination

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to determine that the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania nonattainment area has clean data for the 2012 annual fine particulate matter (PM<INF>2.5</INF>) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). This proposed clean data determination (CDD) under EPA's Clean Data Policy is based upon quality-assured, quality-controlled, and certified ambient air quality monitoring data showing that the area has attained the 2012 PM<INF>2.5</INF> NAAQS based on 2018-2020 data available in EPA's Air Quality System (AQS) database.

Publication Date: 
Friday, September 3, 2021 - 4:00am

Approval and Promulgation of State Plans for Designated Facilities; New York

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the state plan submitted by New York State to implement and enforce Emission Guidelines (EG) for existing large municipal waste combustor (MWC) units. The state plan is consistent with the amended EG promulgated by the EPA on May 10, 2006. New York's plan establishes emission limits and other requirements for the purpose of reducing emissions of lead, mercury, cadmium, organics, hydrogen chloride, and other air pollutants from large MWC units throughout the state.

Publication Date: 
Friday, September 3, 2021 - 4:00am

Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; North Dakota; Revisions To Permitting Regulations Unrelated to Regional Haze; Correction

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register on August 2, 2021. The revisions contain amendments to the State of North Dakota's Air Pollution Control Regulations and to the State's Legal Authority. The August 2, 2021 published rule had the incorrect docket number. This published rule corrects the docket number for the August 2, 2021 rulemaking.

Publication Date: 
Friday, September 3, 2021 - 4:00am

Approval and Promulgation of State Plan for Designated Facilities and Pollutants: New Hampshire; 111(d)/129 Revised State Plan for Existing Large and Small Municipal Waste Combustors

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve the Clean Air Act (CAA) state plan revision for existing large and small municipal waste combustors (MWCs) submitted by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) on October 1, 2018. The revised state plan incorporates wood residue combustion fuel quality standards and test methods at MWC facilities that process and combust construction and demolition debris.

Publication Date: 
Friday, September 3, 2021 - 4:00am

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