"Adequacy Status of Motor Vehicle Emissions Budgets in Submitted"
22738 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 92 / Thursday, May 14, 2009 / Notices b. all other Western power and C. Policies and Practices: that proceeds from the project meet the transmission facilities. 1. Western will establish additional repayment obligation. 4. Ensures that project beneficiaries criteria to evaluate proposed projects as C. Policies and Practices: repay project costs. necessary. 1. Before project development, 2. Western may, at its discretion, use Western will confirm the reasonable III. Project Funding outside expertise to assist in evaluating likelihood that the project will generate A. Applicability: All projects selected proposed projects seeking funding enough transmission service revenue to for funding under this authority will be under this authority. Western will use meet Western’s financial repayment governed by the principles, policies, its current acquisition practices to retain obligations including principal and practices outlined in this notice. any contractors to assist in project investment, operating costs including B. Policies and Practices: overhead, accrued interest, and other 1. Western will use generally accepted evaluation and will use the specific regulations in the FAR to address any appropriate costs. accounting principles and practices in 2. Transmission rates for transmission recording and tracking all expenses and organizational conflicts of interest. 3. Western will treat data submitted capacity Western controls will be revenue transactions for each project developed in a public process following selected. by project participants related to this authority, including project the applicable requirements outlined in 2. Western will isolate these financial 10 CFR part 903 and RA6120.2, and set accounting transactions in its existing descriptions, participation and financing arrangements by other parties, by the Administrator as specified in financial management system. relevant DOE orders. 3. Western will look for public-private as available to the public through the partnerships to maximize the leveraging FOIA. However, participants may Environmental Compliance of funds. request confidential treatment of all or part of a submitted document under In compliance with the National IV. Project Evaluation FOIA’s exemption for ‘‘Confidential Environmental Policy Act of 1969 A. Applicability: All projects to be Business Information.’’ Materials so (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.), the considered for funding under this designated and which meet the criteria Council on Environmental Quality authority will be evaluated against the stipulated in the FOIA will be treated as Regulations for implementing NEPA (40 minimum criteria outlined below. exempt from FOIA inquiries. CFR parts 1500–1508) and the DOE B. Criteria: Project evaluation NEPA Implementing Procedures and V. Project Development and Operations Guidelines (10 CFR part 1021). includes feasibility of developing a and Maintenance Western has determined that this project that meets the following minimum criteria: A. Applicability: All projects funded action is categorically excluded from 1. Facilitates the delivery to market of under this authority. further NEPA analysis. Future actions power generated by renewable resources B. Policies and Practices: under this authority will undergo constructed or reasonably expected to 1. For study, facility development, appropriate NEPA analysis. be constructed; construction and any other related Dated: April 21, 2009. 2. is in the public interest; purposes, where applicable, Western Timothy J. Meeks, 3. will not adversely impact system will consider projects that are Administrator. reliability or operations, or other constructed pursuant to its authority [FR Doc. E9–11299 Filed 5–13–09; 8:45 am] statutory obligations; under section 402 of the Recovery Act BILLING CODE 6450–01–P 4. establishes the reasonable separately from procedures and expectation that the project will requirements for arranging for generate enough transmission service transmission service or interconnection revenue to repay the principal ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION under its OATT, or related AGENCY investment; all operating costs, interconnection agreements. Western including overhead; and the accrued will use the appropriate project [EPA–R09–OAR–2008–0728; FRL–8905–2] interest by the end of the project’s management methods to initiate, plan, service life; execute, monitor, control and close all Adequacy Status of Motor Vehicle 5. has at least one terminus located Emissions Budgets in Submitted Early transmission projects approved for within Western’s service territory; Progress Plan for Clark County 8-hour funding under this authority. 6. describes the economic Ozone for Transportation Conformity developmental benefits of the project, 2. Available transfer capability surplus to Western’s need will be made Purposes; Nevada including an estimate of how many and the type, how fast, and where in the available in a nondiscriminatory AGENCY: Environmental Protection country jobs are created; manner consistent with FERC open Agency (EPA). 7. gives priority to projects that satisfy access transmission rules, Federal ACTION: Notice of Adequacy. Western’s Open Access Transmission statute, and Western policies. Tariff or related requests; 3. Western will comply with all other SUMMARY: In this notice, EPA is 8. addresses the technical merits and applicable Federal laws, regulations and notifying the public that the Agency has feasibility of a project; policies, including the National found that the motor vehicle emissions 9. demonstrates the financial stability Environmental Policy Act, the FAR, and budgets for 8-hour ozone in the 8-hour and capability of all potential project other applicable provisions of the Ozone Early Progress Plan for Clark partners; Recovery Act. County, Nevada (June 2008) (‘‘Clark 10. describes project readiness (e.g., County Ozone EPP’’) are adequate for VI. Project Rates and Repayment permitting, local, state and/or regional transportation conformity purposes. The pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES approval); and A. Applicability: All projects funded Clark County Ozone EPP was submitted 11. describes all project partners’ under this authority. to EPA on July 28, 2008 by the Nevada participation in a region-wide B. Criteria: The repayment Division of Environmental Protection interconnection-wide planning group or requirements and applicable (NDEP) as a revision to the Nevada State forum. transmission rates will be designed so Implementation Plan (SIP). As a result VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:37 May 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\14MYN1.SGM 14MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 92 / Thursday, May 14, 2009 / Notices 22739 of our adequacy findings, the Southern CFR 93.118(e)(4) which was FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nevada Regional Transportation promulgated in our August 15, 1997 Cameo Smoot, Field and External Commission (RTC) and the U.S. final rule (62 FR 43780, 43781–43783). Affairs Division, 7506P, Office of Department of Transportation must use We have described our process for Pesticide Programs, Environmental these budgets in future transportation determining the adequacy of submitted Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania conformity analyses once the finding SIP budgets in our July 1, 2004 Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; becomes effective. preamble starting at 69 FR 40038 and telephone number: (703) 305–5454; fax DATES: This finding is effective May 29, we used the information in these number: (703) 305–5884; e-mail address: 2009. resources in making our adequacy firstname.lastname@example.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: determination. Please note that an SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA has Karina O’Connor, U.S. EPA, Region IX, adequacy review is separate from EPA’s submitted the following ICR to OMB for Air Division AIR–2, 75 Hawthorne completeness review, and should not be review and approval according to the Street, San Francisco, CA 94105–3901; used to prejudge EPA’s ultimate procedures prescribed in 5 CFR 1320.12. (775) 833–1276 or approval action for the SIP. Even if we On April 2, 2008 (73 FR 17971), EPA email@example.com. find a budget adequate, the SIP could sought comments on this ICR pursuant SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: later be disapproved. to 5 CFR 1320.8(d). EPA received one Throughout this document, whenever Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. comment and has addressed the ‘‘we,’’ ‘‘us,’’ or ‘‘our’’ is used, we mean Dated: May 5, 2009. comment received. EPA. EPA has established a public docket Laura Yoshii, Today’s notice is simply an for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA– Acting Regional Administrator, Region IX. HQ–OPP–2008–0156, which is available announcement of a finding that we have [FR Doc. E9–11278 Filed 5–13–09; 8:45 am] for Online viewing at http:// already made. EPA Region IX sent a letter to NDEP on May 5, 2009 stating BILLING CODE 6560–50–P www.regulations.gov, or in person that the motor vehicle emissions viewing at the OPP Regulatory Public budgets in the submitted Clark County Docket in Rm. S–4400, One Potomac Ozone EPP for the year 2008 are ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Yard (South Building), 2777 S. Crystal adequate. Receipt of the motor vehicle AGENCY Drive, Arlington, VA. The hours of emissions budgets in the Clark County operation of this Docket Facility are Ozone EPP was announced on EPA’s [EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0156; FRL–8905–1] from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday transportation conformity Web site on through Friday, excluding legal August 19, 2008. We received no Agency Information Collection holidays. The Docket telephone number comments in response to the adequacy Activities; Submission to OMB for is (703) 305–5805. review posting. The finding is available Review and Approval; Comment Use EPA’s electronic docket and at EPA’s conformity Web site: http:// Request; Use of Consumer Research comment system at http:// www.epa.gov/otaq/stateresources/ in Developing Improved Labeling for www.regulations.gov, to submit or view transconf/adequacy.htm. Pesticide Products, EPA ICR No. public comments, access the index The adequate motor vehicle emissions 2297.01, OMB Control No. 2070–NEW listing of the contents of the docket, and budgets are provided in the following AGENCY: Environmental Protection to access those documents in the docket table: Agency (EPA). that are available electronically. Once in the system, select ‘‘docket search,’’ then Motor vehicle emissions budgets (Ozone ACTION: Notice. key in the docket ID number identified season) above. Please note that EPA’s policy is SUMMARY: In compliance with the Volatile Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. that public comments, whether Nitrogen submitted electronically or in paper, organic 3501 et seq.), this document announces oxides Budget year compounds will be made available for public (tons per that an Information Collection Request (tons per viewing at http://www.regulations.gov day) (ICR) has been forwarded to the Office day) of Management and Budget (OMB) for as EPA receives them and without 2008 .................. 64.2 76.1 review and approval. This is a request change, unless the comment contains for a new collection. This ICR describes copyrighted material, Confidential Transportation conformity is required the nature of the information collection Business Information (CBI), or other by Clean Air Act section 176(c). EPA’s and its estimated burden and cost. information whose public disclosure is conformity rule requires that restricted by statute. For further transportation plans, transportation DATES: Additional comments may be information about the electronic docket, improvement programs, and projects submitted on or before June 15, 2009. go to http://www.regulations.gov. conform to state air quality ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, Title: Use of Consumer Research in implementation plans (SIPs) and referencing docket ID number EPA–HQ– Developing Improved Labeling for establishes the criteria and procedures OPP–2008–0156, to (1) EPA Online to Pesticide Products. for determining whether or not they do. http://www.regulations.gov (our ICR Numbers: EPA ICR No. 2297.01, Conformity to an SIP means that preferred method), or by mail to: Office OMB Control No. 2070–New. transportation activities will not of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory ICR Status: This ICR is for a new produce new air quality violations, Public Docket (7502P), 1200 information collection activity. An worsen existing violations, or delay Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, Agency may not conduct or sponsor, timely attainment of the national DC 20460, and (2) OMB at: Office of and a person is not required to respond pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES ambient air quality standards. Information and Regulatory Affairs, to, a collection of information, unless it The criteria by which we determine Office of Management and Budget displays a currently valid OMB control whether an SIP’s motor vehicle (OMB), Attention: Desk Officer for EPA, number. The OMB control numbers for emission budgets are adequate for 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC EPA’s regulations in title 40 of the CFR, conformity purposes are outlined in 40 20503. after appearing in the Federal Register VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:37 May 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\14MYN1.SGM 14MYN1