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Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

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at the following location: EPA Region 4, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION during the public comment period
Air, Pesticides and Toxics Management AGENCY provided by the state, unless the
Division, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., petitioner demonstrates that it was
[Petition IV–2003–8; FRL–8255–6]
Atlanta, Georgia 30303–8960. The final impracticable to raise these issues
Order is also available electronically at Clean Air Act Operating Permit during the comment period or the
the following address: http:// Program; Petition for Objection to grounds for the issues arose after this
www.epa.gov/region07/programs/artd/ State Operating Permit for Continental period.
air/title5/petitiondb/petitions/ Carbon Company; Phenix City (Russell Petitioners submitted a petition on
georgiapacific_decision2003.pdf. County), AL December 24, 2003, requesting that EPA
object to a state title V operating permit
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Art AGENCY: Environmental Protection issued by ADEM to Continental Carbon.
Hofmeister, Air Permits Section, EPA Agency (EPA). Petitioners maintain that the
Region 4, at (404) 562–9115 or ACTION: Notice of final order on petition Continental Carbon permit is
hofmeister.art@epa.gov. to object to a state operating permit. inconsistent with the Act because: (1)
The public participation procedures
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Act SUMMARY: Pursuant to Clean Air Act
associated with its issuance failed to
affords EPA a 45-day period to review Section 505(b)(2) and 40 CFR 70.8(d),
utilize certain local newspapers; and (2)
the EPA Administrator signed an Order,
and, as appropriate, to object to materials related to changes made to the
dated September 21, 2006, denying a
operating permits proposed by state draft permit following public comment
petition to object to a state operating
permitting authorities under title V of were not made readily available to the
permit issued by the Alabama
the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7661–7661f. Section public.
Department of Environmental
505(b)(2) of the Act and 40 CFR 70.8(d) On September 21, 2006, the
Management (ADEM) to Continental
authorize any person to petition the Administrator issued an Order denying
Carbon Company located in Phenix
EPA Administrator to object to a title V this petition. The Order explains the
City, Russell County, Alabama. This
operating permit within 60 days after reasons behind EPA’s conclusion that
Order constitutes final action on the
the expiration of EPA’s 45-day review the Petitioners failed to demonstrate
petition submitted by Action Marine,
period if EPA has not objected on its that the Continental Carbon permit is
Inc.; John Tharpe; the City of Columbus,
own initiative. Petitions must be based not in compliance with the
Georgia; Owen and Mabel Ditchfield;
only on objections to the permit that requirements of the Act on the grounds
Donald and Carolyn Lang; Alma
raised.
were raised with reasonable specificity Chapman; and Lois Baggett (Petitioners).
during the public comment period Pursuant to section 505(b)(2) of the Dated: December 5, 2006.
provided by the state, unless the Clean Air Act (the Act) any person may A. Stanley Meiburg,
petitioner demonstrates that it was seek judicial review of the Order in the Deputy Regional Administrator, Region 4.
impracticable to raise these issues United States Court of Appeals for the [FR Doc. E6–21291 Filed 12–13–06; 8:45 am]
during the comment period or the appropriate circuit within 60 days of BILLING CODE 6560–50–P
grounds for the issues arose after this this notice under section 307 of the Act.
period. ADDRESSES: Copies of the final Order,
the petition, and all pertinent ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Ms. Strong submitted a petition on AGENCY
information relating thereto are on file
May 15, 2003, requesting that EPA
at the following location: EPA Region 4, [Petition IV–2001–6; FRL–8255–5]
object to a state title V operating permit Air, Pesticides and Toxics Management
issued by EPD to Georgia-Pacific. The Division, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Clean Air Act Operating Permit
Petitioner maintains that the Georgia- Atlanta, Georgia 30303–8960. The final Program; Petition for Objection to
Pacific permit is inconsistent with the Order is also available electronically at State Operating Permit for King
Act because: (1) It fails to ensure the the following address: http:// Finishing; Dover (Screven County), GA
source’s compliance with Georgia’s www.epa.gov/region07/programs/artd/
nuisance rule; (2) it allows the source to air/title5/petitiondb/petitions/ AGENCY: Environmental Protection
emit illegal levels of formaldehyde continentalcarbon_decision2003.pdf. Agency (EPA).
emissions; and (3) the public notice and FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
ACTION: Notice of final order denying
comment procedures associated with its Kathleen Forney, Air Permits Section, petition to object to a state operating
issuance were flawed. EPA Region 4, at (404) 562–9130 or permit in response to remand.
On September 21, 2006, the forney.kathleen@epa.gov. SUMMARY: On September 21, 2006, the
Administrator issued an Order denying SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Act Administrator issued an Order Granting
this petition. The Order explains the affords EPA a 45-day period to review Remanded Issue on Petition to Object
reasons behind EPA’s conclusion that and, as appropriate, to object to (Order) regarding a state operating
the Petitioner has failed to demonstrate operating permits proposed by state permit issued to King Finishing located
that the Georgia-Pacific permit is not in permitting authorities under title V of in Dover, Screven County, Georgia,
compliance with the requirements of the the Act, 42 U.S.C. 7661–7661f. Section pursuant to title V of the Clean Air Act
Act on the grounds raised. 505(b)(2) of the Act and 40 CFR 70.8(d) (the Act), 42 U.S.C. 7661–7661f. On
Dated: December 5, 2006. authorize any person to petition the October 9, 2001, the Georgia Center for
EPA Administrator to object to a title V Law in the Public Interest filed a
A. Stanley Meiburg,
operating permit within 60 days after petition, on behalf of the Sierra Club
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Deputy Regional Administrator, Region 4. the expiration of EPA’s 45-day review (Petitioner), seeking EPA’s objection to
[FR Doc. E6–21290 Filed 12–13–06; 8:45 am] period if EPA has not objected on its the title V operating permit issued to
BILLING CODE 6560–50–P own initiative. Petitions must be based King Finishing by the Georgia
only on objections to the permit that Environmental Protection Division
were raised with reasonable specificity (EPD). The Administrator denied the

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