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Nevada: Proposed Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revision

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Proposed rule.


Nevada 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 Nevada. 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 of the immediate final rule. Unless we get 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 respond to public comments in a later final rule based on this proposal. You may not have another opportunity for comment.


Comments must be received on or before March 30, 2009.


Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-R09-RCRA-2008-0726 by one of the following methods:

  • Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.
  • E-mail:
  • Fax: (415) 947-3533 (prior to faxing, please notify the EPA contact listed below).
  • Mail: Send written comments to Jennifer Downey, Region IX (WST-2), 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.
  • Hand Delivery: Jennifer Downey, Region IX (WST-2), 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Such deliveries are only accepted during the office's normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information.

Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA-R09-RCRA-2008-0726. EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through or e-mail. The Web site is an “anonymous access” system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. (For additional information about EPA's public docket, visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at​epahome/​dockets.htm).

Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in or in hard copy.

You may view and copy Nevada's application at the following addresses: Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Protection, 901 So. Start Printed Page 8772Stewart Street, Ste. 4001, Carson City, NV 89701, Phone: 775/687-4670, Business Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. U.S. EPA Region IX Library-Information Center, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, Phone: 415/947-4406, Business Hours: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

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Jennifer Downey, Region IX (WST-2), 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, Phone: 415/972-3342. E-mail:

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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: January 29, 2009.

Laura Yoshii,

Acting Regional Administrator, Region 9.

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[FR Doc. E9-4122 Filed 2-25-09; 8:45 am]