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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AS75 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Mercury Air Toxics Standards (MATS) Electronic Reporting Requirements 
Abstract:

This action will allow owners or operators of electric utility steam generating units (EGUs) to continue to provide temporarily certain reports in portable document file (PDF) format via a single electronic reporting system for Mercury Air Toxic Standards (MATS) data submissions and to use corrected procedures and quality assurance requirements associated with mercury (Hg) relative accuracy test audits (RATAs). Temporary submissions are allowed through June 30, 2018, and this extension will allow the EPA the necessary time to develop, implement, and test the code necessary so that all MATS reports required to be submitted electronically can be submitted using the Emissions Collection Monitoring Plan System (ECMPS) Client Tool. This action reduces regulatory burden for EGU owners or operators because the deadline extension keeps them from having to submit their data via two separate electronic reporting systems.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 63   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. Clean Air Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/29/2016  81 FR 67062   
NPRM Comment Period End  10/31/2016 
NPRM Comment Period Extended  10/31/2016  81 FR 75365   
NPRM Comment Period Extended End  11/15/2016 
Final Rule  04/06/2017  82 FR 16736   
Final Action Effective  04/06/2017 
Additional Information: Docket #:EPA-HQ-OAR-2009-0234
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Sectors Affected: 221112 Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation; 221122 Electric Power Distribution; 921150 American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Governments 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Barrett Parker
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
EN-341W, 109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code D243-05,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-5635
Email: parker.barrett@epa.gov

Ketan Patel
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
E143-05,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-9736
Fax:919 541-3207
Email: patel.ketan@epa.gov