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Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice of extension of public comment period.

SUMMARY:

The EPA is announcing that the period for providing public comments on the January 8, 2014, proposed “Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units” and on the February 26, 2014, notice of data availability soliciting comment on the provisions in the Energy Policy Act of 2005, is being extended by 60 days.

DATES:

Comments. The public comment period for the proposed rule published January 8, 2014 (79 FR 1352) and the notice of data availability published on February 26, 2014 (79 FR 10750), is being extended by 60 days to May 9, 2014, in order to provide the public additional time to submit comments and supporting information.

ADDRESSES:

Comments. Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted to the EPA electronically, by mail, by facsimile or through hand delivery/courier. Please refer to the proposal (79 FR 1352) for the addresses and detailed instructions.

Docket. Publicly available documents relevant to this action are available for public inspection either electronically at http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the EPA Docket Center, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. A reasonable fee may be charged for copying. The EPA has established the official public docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0495.

Worldwide Web. The EPA Web site containing information for this rulemaking is: http://www2.epa.gov/​carbon-pollution-standards.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Dr. Nick Hutson, Energy Strategies Group, Sector Policies and Programs Division (D243-01), U.S. EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711; telephone number (919) 541-2968, facsimile number (919) 541-5450; email address: hutson.nick@epa.gov or Mr. Christian Fellner, Energy Strategies Group, Sector Policies and Programs Division (D243-01), U.S. EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711; telephone number (919) 541-4003, facsimile number (919) 541-5450; email address: fellner.christian@epa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comment Period

The EPA is extending the public comment period for an additional 60 days. The public comment period will end on May 9, 2014, rather than March 10, 2014. This will ensure that the public has sufficient time to review and comment on all of the information available, including the proposed rule, the notice of data availability and other materials in the docket.

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List of Subjects

40 CFR Part 60

  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative practice and procedure
  • Air pollution control
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Reporting and recordkeeping requirements

40 CFR Part 70

  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative practice and procedure
  • Air pollution control
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Reporting and recordkeeping requirements

40 CFR Part 71

  • Environmental Protection
  • Administrative practice and procedure
  • Air pollution control
  • Reporting and recordkeeping requirements

40 CFR Part 98

  • Environmental protection
  • Greenhouse gases and monitoring
  • Reporting and recordkeeping requirements
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Dated: February 25, 2014.

Mary Henigin,

Acting Director, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.

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[FR Doc. 2014-04633 Filed 3-5-14; 8:45 am]

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