[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 143 (Tuesday, July 28, 2009)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 37185-37186]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-17817]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R04-OAR-2009-0303(b); FRL-8936-1]


Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; South 
Carolina; Transportation Conformity Memorandum of Agreement Update

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve a revision to the South Carolina 
State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted on November 28, 2008, through 
the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. This 
revision consists of transportation conformity criteria and procedures 
related to interagency consultation and enforceability of certain 
transportation-related control measures and mitigation measures. The 
intended effect is to update the transportation conformity criteria and 
procedures in the South Carolina SIP.
    In the Final Rules Section of this Federal Register, EPA is 
approving the State's SIP revision as a direct final rule without prior 
proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal 
and anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the 
approval is set forth in the direct final rule. If no adverse comments 
are received in response to this rule, no further activity is 
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will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in 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 on this document. Any parties 
interested in commenting on this document should do so at this time.

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before August 27, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-R04-
OAR-2009-0303, by one of the following methods:
    a. http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for 
submitting comments.
    b. E-mail: [email protected].
    c. Fax: (404) 562-9019.
    d. Mail: EPA-R04-OAR-2009-0303, Air Quality Modeling and 
Transportation Section, Air Planning Branch, Air, Pesticides and Toxics 
Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,

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Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303-8960.
    e. Hand Delivery or Courier: Amanetta Wood, Air Quality Modeling 
and Transportation Section, Air Planning Branch, Air, Pesticides and 
Toxics Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 
Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303-8960. Such 
deliveries are only accepted during the Regional Office's normal hours 
of operation. The Regional Office's official hours of business are 
Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, excluding Federal holidays.
    Please see the direct final rule which is located in the Rules 
section of this Federal Register for detailed instructions on how to 
submit comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amanetta Wood of the Air Quality 
Modeling and Transportation Section at the Air Planning Branch, Air, 
Pesticides and Toxics Management Division, U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 
30303-8960. Ms. Wood's telephone number is 404-562-9025. She can also 
be reached via electronic mail at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For additional information see the direct 
final rule which is published in the Rules Section of this Federal 
Register.

    Dated: July 8, 2009.
Beverly H. Banister,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 4.
[FR Doc. E9-17817 Filed 7-27-09; 8:45 am]
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