Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule in the Federal Register on June 2, 2014, updating 40 CFR part 81, “Designation of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes” for the 1997 and 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS nonattainment areas. An error in the table for the Wisconsin 2006 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS in 40 CFR 81.350 is identified and corrected in this action.
This final rule is effective on October 3, 2014.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Christos Panos, 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) 353-8328, email@example.com.
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EPA published a final rule document on June 2, 2014, (79 FR 31566) updating 40 CFR part 81, “Designation of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes” for the 1997 and 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS nonattainment areas. This final rule included revisions to 40 CFR 81.350 to remove the tables titled “Wisconsin—PM2.5 (Annual NAAQS)” and “Wisconsin—PM2.5 [24-hour NAAQS]” and to add three tables titled “Wisconsin—1997 Annual PM2.5 NAAQS (Primary and Secondary)” and “Wisconsin—1997 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS (Primary and Secondary)” and “Wisconsin—2006 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS (Primary and Secondary)”. The entry for the Milwaukee-Racine designated area in the Wisconsin—2006 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS table erroneously indicated that the area was designated as nonattainment when, in fact, the area had been redesignated to attainment status on April 22, 2014. 79 FR 22415. Therefore, the entry for the Milwaukee-Racine area is being corrected to reflect the correct attainment designation.
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- Environmental protection
- Air pollution control
- National parks
- Wilderness areas
Dated: September 22, 2014.
Regional Administrator, Region 5.
40 CFR part 81 is corrected by making the following correcting amendments:
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PART 81—DESIGNATION OF AREAS FOR AIR QUALITY PLANNING PURPOSES
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1. The authority citation for part 81 continues to read as follows: End Amendment Part
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2. Section 81.350 is amended by revising the entry for Milwaukee-Racine, WI in the table entitled “Wisconsin—PM 2.5 (24-Hour NAAQS)” to read as follows:End Amendment Part
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Wisconsin-2006—24-Hour PM2.5 NAAQS
[Primary and Secondary]
|Milwaukee County||April 22, 2014||Attainment|
|Racine County||April 22, 2014||Attainment|
|Waukesha County||April 22, 2014||Attainment|
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|a Includes Indian Country located in each county or area, except as otherwise specified.|
|1 This date is 30 days after November 13, 2009, unless otherwise noted.|
|2 This date is July 2, 2014, unless otherwise noted.|
[FR Doc. 2014-23634 Filed 10-2-14; 8:45 am]
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