[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 6 (Friday, January 9, 2015)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-00167]

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Notice of Availability of Draft NPDES General Permit for 
Stormwater Discharges From Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems 
in Massachusetts; Reopening of Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice; reopening of comment period.


SUMMARY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Notice of 
Availability of the draft Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System 
(MS4) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general 
permit for Massachusetts, published in the Federal Register on 
September 30, 2014. This notice reopens the comment period through 
February 27, 2015. Comments submitted between the close of the original 
comment period (December 29, 2014) and the reopening of this comment 
period will be accepted and considered.

DATES: The comment period for the draft general permit published 
September 30, 2014 (79 FR 58774) is reopened through February 27, 2014. 
All comments must be received on or before February 27, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments by one of the following methods:
     Email: [email protected].
     Mail: Newton Tedder, US EPA--Region 1, 5 Post Office 
Square--Suite 100, Mail Code--OEP06-4, Boston, MA 02109-3912.
    No facsimiles (faxes) will be accepted.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information concerning the 
draft permit may be obtained between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 
p.m. Monday through Friday excluding legal holidays from: Newton 
Tedder, Office of Ecosystem Protection, Environmental Protection 
Agency, 5 Post Office Square--Suite 100, Boston, MA 02109-3912; 
telephone: 617-918-1038; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice reopens the public comment 
period established in the Federal Register issue of September 30, 2014 
(79 FR 58774) (FRL-9917-31-Region-1). In that notice, EPA announced the 
availability for public comment of its draft small MS4 NPDES general 
permit for Massachusetts. All draft permit documents can be found at 
http://www.epa.gov/region1/npdes/stormwater/MS4_MA.html. This reopening 
of the comment period is in response to requests received from several 
commenters to extend the comment period.

    Dated: December 22, 2014.
Deb Szaro,
Acting Regional Administrator, Region 1.
[FR Doc. 2015-00167 Filed 1-8-15; 8:45 am]