[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 204 (Thursday, October 22, 2015)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 63935-63936]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-26942]



40 CFR Part 56

[EPA-HQ-OAR-2014-0616; FRL-9936-11-OAR]
RIN 2060-AS53

Amendments to Regional Consistency Regulations

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.


SUMMARY: On August 19, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 
proposed revisions to its Regional Consistency regulations. The EPA is 
reopening the comment period on the proposed rule that closed on 
October 19, 2015. The EPA received a single letter from 16 trade and 
business organizations requesting additional time to review and comment 
on the proposed rule revisions.

DATES: The public comment period for the proposed rule published in the 
Federal Register on August 19, 2015 (80 FR 50250), is being reopened. 
Written comments must be received on or before November 3, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-
OAR-2014-0616, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or withdrawn. The 
EPA may publish any comment received to its public docket. Do not 
submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential 
Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is 
restricted by statute. If you need to include CBI as part of your 
comment, please visit http://www.epa.gov/dockets/comments.html for 
instructions. Multimedia submissions (audio, video, etc.) must be 
accompanied by a written comment. The written comment is considered the 
official comment and should include discussion of all points you wish 
to make. For additional submission methods, the full EPA public comment 
policy, and general guidance on making effective comments, please visit 

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information, contact 
Greg Nizich, Air Quality Policy Division, Office of Air Quality 
Planning and Standards (C504-03), Environmental Protection Agency, 
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711; telephone number (919) 
541-3078; fax number (919) 541-5509; email address: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: After considering the request received from 
16 trade and business organizations to extend the public comment 
period, the EPA has decided to reopen the public comment period until 
November 3, 2015. This extension will help ensure that the public has 
additional time to review the proposed changes to the existing rule.

    Dated: October 16, 2015.
Mary E. Henigin,
Acting Director, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2015-26942 Filed 10-21-15; 8:45 am]