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Approval and Promulgation of State Air Quality Plans for Designated Facilities and Pollutants; Control of Emissions From Existing Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerator Units; Control of Emissions From Existing Large Municipal Waste Combustors; Nevada; American Samoa; Northern Mariana Islands

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


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EPA is proposing to approve the negative declarations submitted by air pollution control agencies in Nevada, American Samoa, and Northern Mariana Islands. Each negative declaration certifies that certain combustion units, which are subject to the requirements of sections 111(d) and 129 of the Clean Air Act, do not exist within the relevant agency's air pollution control jurisdiction.


Comments must be received in writing by November 10, 2003.


Mail comments to Andrew Steckel, Rulemaking Office Chief (AIR-4), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-3901, or e-mail to, or submit comments at

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Mae Wang, EPA Region IX, (415) 947-4124,

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This proposal addresses Clean Air Act section 111(d)/129 negative declarations submitted by air pollution control agencies in Nevada, American Samoa, and Northern Mariana Islands certifying that certain types of combustion units do not exist within their air pollution control jurisdictions. For further information, please see the information provided in the direct final action, with the same title, that is located in the “Rules and Regulations” section of this Federal Register publication. If no adverse comments are received in response to this action, no further activity will be 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 If EPA receives adverse comments, the direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. EPA will not institute a second comment period. Any parties interested in commenting on this action should do so at this time. Please note that if EPA receives adverse comment on an amendment, paragraph, or section of this rule and if that provision may be severed from the remainder of the rule, EPA may adopt as final those provisions of the rule that are not the subject of an adverse comment.

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Dated: September 25, 2003.

Deborah Jordan,

Acting Regional Administrator, Region IX.

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[FR Doc. 03-25803 Filed 10-9-03; 8:45 am]