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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AS96 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: ●Removal of Title V Emergency Affirmative Defense Provisions From State Operating Permit Programs and Federal Operating Permit Program 

This final rule is removing the "emergency" affirmative defense provisions from both sets of Title V implementing regulations, currently located at 40 CFR 70.6(g) (for State Operating Permit Programs) and 40 CFR 71.6(g) (for Federal Operating Permit Programs), in order to ensure consistency with Clean Air Act requirements.

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 70    40 CFR 71   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/14/2016  81 FR 38645   
NPRM Comment Period End  08/15/2016 
Final Rule  12/00/2016 
Additional Information: Docket #:EPA-HQ-OAR-2016-0186
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:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Matthew Spangler
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-0327

Cheryl Vetter
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-4391
Fax:919 541-5509