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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AS74 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: General Revisions to Emissions Monitoring and Reporting Requirements for Fossil Fuel-Fired Electric Generating Units 
Abstract:

The original Acid Rain Program core regulations (40 CFR parts 72 through 78) were published on January 11, 1993. Since then, a number of revisions have been made to these rules based on lessons learned during implementation. In addition, substantive changes have been made to the part 75 continuous monitoring regulation and to the associated definitions in part 72, in order to adapt part 75 monitoring to other State and Federal air programs. However, these various rule revisions have, for the most part, been narrow in scope, focusing on critical needs in specific areas. This rule takes a more comprehensive approach by examining parts 72 through 78 in entirety, and then revising the definitions in part 72, updating test methods that are incorporated by reference, correcting known errors, and clarifying, removing and adding numerous provisions.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 72 to 78   
Legal Authority: 40 U.S.C. 7651 to 7651K    40 U.S.C. 7601   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2017 
Final Rule  10/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: http://www.epa.gov/airmarkets/participants/monitoring/index.html  
Sectors Affected: 221112 Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation; 221330 Steam and Air-Conditioning Supply; 322121 Paper (except Newsprint) Mills; 322122 Newsprint Mills; 324110 Petroleum Refineries; 327310 Cement Manufacturing 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Charles Frushour
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 6204M,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 343-9847
Email: frushour.charles@epa.gov