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Proposed Rule

Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, Bay Area Air Quality Management District and Imperial County Air Pollution Control District

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and Imperial County Air Pollution Control District portions of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). These revisions concern volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from Aeration of Contaminated Soil and Removal of Underground Storage Tanks and Cutback Asphalt and Emulsified Paving Materials. We are proposing to approve local rules to regulate these emission sources under the Clean Air Act as amended in 1990 (CAA or the Act).

DATES:

Any comments on this proposal must arrive by May 21, 2001.

ADDRESSES:

Mail comments to Andy Steckel, Rulemaking Office Chief (AIR-4), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-3901. Start Printed Page 20122

You can inspect copies of the submitted SIP revisions and EPA's technical support documents (TSDs) at our Region IX office during normal business hours. You may also see copies of the submitted SIP revisions at the following locations:

California Air Resources Board, Stationary Source Division, Rule Evaluation Section, 1001 “I” Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Bay Area Air Quality Management District, 939 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Imperial County Air Pollution Control District, 150 South Ninth Street, El Centro, CA 92243

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Julie A. Rose, Rulemaking Office (Air-4), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, (415) 744-1184.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This proposal addresses the following local rules: BAAQMD 8-40 and ICAPCD 426.

In the Rules and Regulations section of this Federal Register, we are approving these local rules in a direct final action without prior proposal because we believe these SIP revisions are not controversial. If we receive adverse comments, however, we will publish a timely withdrawal of the direct final rule and address the comments 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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Dated: March 2, 2001.

Laura Yoshii,

Acting Regional Administrator, Region IX.

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[FR Doc. 01-9593 Filed 4-18-01; 8:45 am]

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