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Nebraska: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revision

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


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Nebraska has applied to EPA for Final authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA proposes to grant final authorization to Nebraska. In the “Rules and Regulations” section of this Federal Register, EPA is authorizing the changes by an immediate final rule. EPA did not make a proposal prior to the immediate final rule because we believe this action is not controversial and do not expect comments that oppose it. We have explained the reasons for this authorization in the preamble to the immediate final rule. Unless we receive written comments which oppose this authorization during the comment period, the immediate final rule will become effective on the date it establishes, and we will not take further action on this proposal. If we receive comments that oppose this action, we will withdraw the immediate final rule and it will not take effect. We will then respond to public comments in a later final rule based on this proposal. You may not have another opportunity for comment. If you want to comment on this action, you must do so at this time.


Send your written comments by May 12, 2003.


Send written comments to Lisa V. Haugen, U.S. EPA Region 7, ARTD/RESP, 901 North 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas. You can view and copy Nebraska's application during normal business hours at the following addresses: Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, Suite 400, The Atrium, 1200 “N” Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68509-8922, (402) 471-2186; and EPA Region 7, Library, 901 North 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66101, (913) 551-7877, Lisa V. Haugen.

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Lisa V. Haugen, (913) 551-7877.Start Printed Page 17577

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For additional information, please see the immediate final rule published in the “Rules and Regulations” section of this Federal Register.

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Dated: March 17, 2003.

Nat Scurry,

Acting Regional Administrator, Region 7.

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[FR Doc. 03-8836 Filed 4-9-03; 8:45 am]