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Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Wisconsin; The Milwaukee-Racine and Sheboygan Areas; Determination of Attainment of the 1997 8-Hour Ozone Standard; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Withdrawal of direct final rule.

SUMMARY:

Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, EPA is withdrawing the December 15, 2010 (75 FR 78164), direct final rule making determinations under the Clean Air Act that the Milwaukee-Racine and Sheboygan, Wisconsin areas have attained the 1997 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard. The Milwaukee-Racine area includes Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Washington, Waukesha, and Kenosha Counties. The Sheboygan area includes Sheboygan County. In the direct final rule, EPA stated that if adverse comments were submitted by January 14, 2011, the rule would be withdrawn and not take effect. On January 14, 2011, EPA received a comment. EPA believes this comment is adverse and, therefore, EPA is withdrawing the direct final rule. EPA will address the comment in a subsequent final action based upon the proposed action also published on December 15, 2010 (75 FR 78197. EPA will not institute a second comment period on this action.

DATES:

The direct final rule published at 75 FR 78164 on December 15, 2010, is withdrawn as of January 28, 2011.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Kathleen D'Agostino, Environmental Engineer, Attainment Planning and Maintenance Section, Air Programs Branch (AR-18J), Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604, (312) 886-1767, dagostino.kathleen@epa.gov.

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List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52

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Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.

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Dated: January 19, 2011.

Susan Hedman,

Regional Administrator, Region 5.

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PART 52—[AMENDED]

Accordingly, the amendment to 40 CFR 52.2585 published in the Federal Register on December 15, 2010 (75 FR 78164) on page 78167 is withdrawn as of January 28, 2011.

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[FR Doc. 2011-1770 Filed 1-27-11; 8:45 am]

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