[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 123 (Thursday, June 26, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 36220]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-14868]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 52

[EPA-R05-OAR-2014-0274; FRL-9912-57-Region 5]


Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; 
Illinois; Revision to the Chicago 8-Hour Ozone Maintenance Plan

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Withdrawal of direct final rule.

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SUMMARY: Due to the receipt of an adverse comment, EPA is withdrawing 
the May 22, 2014, direct final rule approving a revision to the 
Illinois State Implementation Plan (SIP). EPA will address the comment 
in a subsequent final action based upon the proposed rulemaking action, 
also published on May 22, 2014. EPA will not institute a second comment 
period on this action.

DATES: The direct final rule published at 79 FR 29324 on May 22, 2014, 
is withdrawn effective June 26, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Leslie, Environmental 
Engineer, Control Strategies Section, Air Programs Branch (AR-18J), 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, 
Chicago, Illinois 60604, (312) 353-6680, [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA is withdrawing the May 22, 2014 (79 FR 
29324), direct final rule approving a revision to the 1997 8-hour ozone 
maintenance plan for the Illinois portion of the Chicago-Gary-Lake 
County, Illinois-Indiana area. In the direct final rule, EPA stated 
that if adverse comments were received by June 23, 2014, the rule would 
be withdrawn and not take effect. On May 26, 2014, EPA received a 
comment, which it interprets as adverse and, therefore, EPA is 
withdrawing the direct final rule. EPA will address the comment in a 
subsequent final action based upon the proposed rulemaking action, also 
published on May 22, 2014 (79 FR 29395). EPA will not institute a 
second comment period on this action.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 52

    Environmental protection, Air pollution control, Incorporation by 
reference, Oxides of nitrogen, Ozone, Volatile organic compounds.

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

    Dated: June 10, 2014.
Susan Hedman,
Regional Administrator, Region 5.

PART 52--APPROVAL AND PROMULGATION OF IMPLEMENTATION PLANS

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Accordingly, the amendment to 40 CFR 52.726 published in the Federal 
Register on May 22, 2014 (79 FR 29324) on page 29327 is withdrawn 
effective June 26, 2014.

[FR Doc. 2014-14868 Filed 6-25-14; 8:45 am]
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