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40 CFR Part 63

[EPA-R04-OAR-2009-0793; FRL-9089-3]

Approval of Section 112(l) Authority for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Equivalency by Permit Provisions; National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Plywood and Composite Wood Products

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
ACTION: Proposed rule.
SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 112(l) of the Clean Air Act, EPA is proposing to amend regulations to expand the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources equivalency by permit program coverage to include all 32 sources in North Carolina that are subject to the plywood and composite wood products rule.
DATES: Comments must be received in writing by January 4, 2010.
ADDRESSES: 1.http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.

2.E-mail: page.lee@epa.gov.

3.Fax:404-562-9095.

4.Mail:"EPA-R04-0AR-2009-0793", Air Toxics Assessment and Implementation Section, Air Toxics and Monitoring Branch, Air, Pesticides and Toxics Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303-8960.

5.Hand Delivery or Courier:Lee Page, Air Toxics Assessment and Implementation Section, Air Toxics and Monitoring 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 am to 4:30 p.m., excluding Federal holidays.

Please see the direct final rule which is located in the Rules section of thisFederal Registerfor detailed instructions on how to submit comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lee Page, Air Toxics Assessment and Implementation Section, Air Toxics and Monitoring Branch, Air, Pesticides and Toxics Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303-8960. The telephone number is (404) 562-9131. Mr. Page can also be reached via electronic mail atpage.lee@epa.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In the Final Rules section of thisFederal Register, EPA is publishing a direct final rule for this action without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial action and anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the rule amendment 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.

Dated: November 16, 2009. J Scott Gordon, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 4.