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Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Georgia: Approval of Revisions to the Georgia State Implementation Plan

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


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The EPA is proposing to approve the State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Georgia through the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GAEPD) on November 17, 1999. The revision pertains to William L. Bonnell's Air Quality Permit. This permit revision went through a thirty day comment period and was the subject of a public hearing on September 8, 1999. No comments were received on the permit revisions. The revised permit became State effective on October 7, 1999. In the Final Rules section of this Federal Register, the EPA is approving the State's SIP revisions as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views these as a noncontroversial submittals and anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final rule. If no adverse comments are received in response to this action, no further activity is contemplated. If EPA receives adverse comments, the direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. The EPA will not institute a second comment period on this document. Any parties interested in Start Printed Page 45948commenting on this document should do so at this time.


Written comments must be received on or before August 12, 2002.


All comments should be addressed to: Scott M. Martin at the EPA, Region 4 Air Planning Branch, 61 Forsyth Street, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-8960.

Copies of the State submittal are available at the following addresses for inspection during normal business hours:

Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, Air Planning Branch, 61 Forsyth Street, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-8960.

Air Protection Branch, Georgia Environmental Protection Division, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, 4244 International Parkway, Suite 120, Atlanta, Georgia 30354. Telephone (404) 363-7000.

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Scott Martin at (404) 562-9036. E-mail:

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

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Dated: June 28, 2002.

Winston A. Smith,

Acting Regional Administrator, Region 4.

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[FR Doc. 02-17456 Filed 7-10-02; 8:45 am]