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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AU01 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: Protection of Visibility: Amendments to Requirements for State Plans 
Abstract: As indicated in January 17, 2018, letters to petitioners for reconsideration of the 2017 Regional Haze Rule (Protection of Visibility: Amendments to Requirements for State Plans; January 10, 2017), the EPA will undertake a notice-and-comment rulemaking in which it will address portions of the rule, including but not limited to the Reasonably Attributable Visibility Impairment provisions, the provisions regarding Federal Land Manager consultation and any other elements of the rule it may identify for additional consideration. Furthermore, the EPA plans to finalize one or more guidance documents for regional haze State Implementation Plan revisions due in 2021. Such guidance may also address some or all of the issues raised in the petitions for reconsideration. 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 51    40 CFR 52   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
None       
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/00/2018 
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 Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Chris Werner
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
C539-04,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-5133
Email: werner.christopher@epa.gov

Rhea Jones
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
MD-13, 109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code C539-04,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-2940
Email: jones.rhea@epa.gov