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Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of Mississippi

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Notice of tentative approval.


Notice is hereby given that the State of Mississippi is revising its approved Public Water System Supervision Program. Mississippi has adopted drinking water regulations for Lead and Copper Minor Revision. EPA has determined that these revisions are no less stringent than the corresponding Federal regulations. Therefore, EPA intends on approving this State program revision.

All interested parties may request a public hearing. A request for a public hearing must be submitted by July 1, 2002, to the Regional Administrator at the address shown below. Frivolous or insubstantial requests for a hearing may be denied by the Regional Administrator. However, if a substantial request for a public hearing is made by July 1, 2002, a public hearing will be Start Printed Page 38114held. If no timely and appropriate request for a hearing is received and the Regional Administrator does not elect to hold a hearing on his own motion, this determination shall become final and effective on July 1, 2002. Any request for a public hearing shall include the following information: (1) The name, address, and telephone number of the individual organization, or other entity requesting a hearing; (2) a brief statement of the requesting person's interest in the Regional Administrator's determination and a brief statement of the information that the requesting person intends to submit at such hearing, and (3) the signature of the individual making the request, or, if the request is made on behalf of an organization or other entity, the signature of a responsible official of the organization or other entity.


All documents relating to this determination are available for inspection between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the following offices: Mississippi State Department of Health, Office of Environmental Health, Division of Water Supply, 570 E. Woodrow Wilson Blvd., Underwood Building, Suite 232, Jackson, Mississippi 39215-1700 or at the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, Drinking Water Section, 61 Forsyth Street SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

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Shaun McMullen, EPA Region 4, Drinking Water Section at the Atlanta address given above or at telephone (404) 562-9294.

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Authority: (Section 1420 of the Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended (1996), and 40 CFR part 142 of the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations).

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Dated: May 7, 2002.

J.I. Palmer, Jr.,

Regional Administrator, Region 4.

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[FR Doc. 02-13697 Filed 5-30-02; 8:45 am]