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Re: [greenyes] EPA New Source Review Rule Hearings
Is it just me, or is this notice entirely incomprehensible:

[Federal Register: March 13, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 49)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 12014-12015]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []


40 CFR Parts 51 and 52
RIN 2060-AK28

Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Nonattainment
New Source Review (NSR): Routine Maintenance, Repair and Replacement

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
ACTION: Announcement of public hearings and a public comment line.


SUMMARY: The EPA is announcing five public hearings to be held on March
31, 2003, on the December 31, 2002, proposal to revise the regulations
governing the NSR programs mandated by parts C and D of title I of the
Clean Air Act (CAA). The proposed changes provide a future category of
activities that would be considered to be routine maintenance, repair
and replacement (RMRR) under the NSR program. See 67 FR 80290. The
public hearings will provide interested parties the opportunity to
present data, views, or arguments concerning these proposed changes.
The EPA is holding the public hearings because of the number of the
requests we received in a timely manner from interested parties
throughout the nation. The EPA is also announcing the establishment of
a comment line for the public to call and leave verbal comments on
these proposed changes. The number is (919) 541-0211. Comments received
through this phone number will be logged and placed in Docket No. A-

DATES: The public hearings will convene at 9 a.m. and will end at 10
p.m. on March 31, 2003. Times are local for each hearing location.

ADDRESSES: The public hearings will be held at the following five
locations simultaneously:
    1. Albany Marriott Hotel, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205, Phone
    2. Doubletree Hotel Dallas, 5410 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75240,
Phone (972) 934-8400;
    3. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 8000 Merriman Road, Romulus, MI 48174, Phone
    4. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 109 TW Alexander Drive,
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, Building C, Auditorium
C111, phone 919-541-5319; and
    5. Hilton Salt Lake City Center, 255 South West Temple, Salt Lake
City, UT 84101, Phone 801-328-2000.
    Documents related to this proposed rulemaking are available for
public inspection in the EPA Air Docket No. A-2002-04.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Dave Svendsgaard at (919) 541-
2380, telefax (919) 541-5509, E-mail: <A
HREF="mailto:svendsgaard.dave@no.address";>svendsgaard.dave@no.address</A> or by
mail at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, OAQPS, Information
Transfer and Program Integration Division, (C339-03), Research Triangle
Park, North Carolina 27711. As of the date of this announcement, the
Agency intends to proceed with the hearings as announced; however,
unforeseen circumstances may result in a postponement. Therefore,
members of the public planning to attend any of these hearings are
advised to contact Ms. Chandra Kennedy, U.S, Environmental Protection
Agency, OAQPS, Information Transfer and Program Integration Division,
(C339-03), Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711; telephone
(919) 541-5319 or E-mail <A
HREF="mailto:kennedy.chandra@no.address";>kennedy.chandra@no.address</A>, to
confirm the
locations and date of the hearings. You may also check our New Source
Review website at <A
HREF="";></A> for any changes in
the date or
locations. If you would like to speak at any of these hearings, you
should also

[[Page 12015]]

contact Ms. Chandra Kennedy. Presentations will be limited to 5 minutes

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The EPA's planned seating arrangements for
the hearings is theater style, with seating available on a first come
first served basis for about 250 people. An agenda will be provided at
the hearings.


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