Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Notice of tentative approval.
Notice is hereby given that the State of New Mexico is revising its approved Public Water System Supervision Program. New Mexico has revised its administrative penalty authority, its public water system definition, adopted the Consumer Confidence Report Rule, the Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule, the Stage 1 Disinfection By Products Rule, the new Variances and Exemptions Rule, the revised Public Notification Rule, the new Radionuclides Rule, the Lead and Copper Rule Minor Revisions, the Arsenic Rule, and the Filter Backwash Recycling Rule. EPA has determined that these revisions are no less stringent than the corresponding federal regulations. Therefore, EPA intends to approve these program revisions.
All interested parties may request a public hearing. A request for a public hearing must be submitted by September 29, 2003 to the Regional Administrator at the EPA Region 6 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 September 29, 2003, a public hearing will be held. 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 September 29, 2003. Any request for a public hearing shall include the following information: The name, address, and telephone number of the individual, organization, or other entity requesting a hearing; 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 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 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the following offices: New Mexico Environment Department, Drinking Water Bureau, 525 Camino De Los Marquez, Suite 4, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505 and the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6, Drinking Water Section (6WQ-SD), 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas 75202.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Kim Ngo, EPA Region 6, Drinking Water Section at the Dallas address given above or at telephone (214) 665-7158, or firstname.lastname@example.org.Start Signature
Dated: August 20, 2003.
Richard E. Greene,
Regional Administrator, Region 6.
[FR Doc. 03-22052 Filed 8-27-03; 8:45 am]
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