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Proposed Rule

Approval and Promulgation of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills State Plan for Designated Facilities and Pollutants: Idaho

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


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EPA proposes to approve the State of Idaho's section 111(d) State Plan for controlling emissions from existing Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills. The plan was submitted on December 16, 1999, to fulfill the requirements of section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. The State Plan adopts and implements the Emissions Guidelines applicable to existing MSW Landfills, and establishes emission limits and controls for sources which commenced construction, reconstruction, or modification before May 30, 1991.

In the final rules section of this Federal Register, the EPA is approving Idaho's State Plan as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial action and anticipates no relevant adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final rule. If no relevant adverse comments are received in response to this action, EPA will not take action on this proposed rule. If the EPA receives relevant adverse comments, EPA will withdraw the direct final rule and it will not take effect. EPA will then address all public comments received in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. The EPA will not institute a second comment period on this action.


Written comments must be received by April 27, 2000.


Written comments should be addressed to: Catherine Woo, US EPA, Region X, Office of Air Quality (OAQ-107), 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101. Copies of the State submittal are available for public review during normal business hours at the following locations. Persons wanting to examine these documents should make an appointment with the appropriate office at least 24 hours before the day of the visit.

Environmental Protection Agency, Region X, Office of Air Quality, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101.

Idaho Division of Environmental Quality, 1410 N. Hilton, Boise, ID Start Printed Page 1636683720 (Contact Tim Teater at 208-373-0457 for an appointment at IDEQ).

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Catherine Woo, Office of Air Quality (OAQ-107), US EPA, Region X, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, (206) 553-1814.

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For additional information see the direct final action which is published in the Rules section of this Federal Register.

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Dated: March 14, 2000.

Chuck Clarke,

Regional Administrator, Region 10.

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[FR Doc. 00-7620 Filed 3-27-00; 8:45 am]