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EPA/ROSEATTLE RIN: 2012-AA02 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: Federal Implementation Plans Under the Clean Air Act for Indian Reservations in Idaho, Oregon and Washington 

The Environmental Protection Agency proposes to revise the Federal Implementation Plans under the Clean Air Act for Indian reservations in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, collectively known as the Federal Air Rules for Reservations (FARR). The proposed revisions, the first since the FARR was promulgated in 2005, clarify aspects of the initial rules and add provisions to address additional sources of particulate matter. These revisions will further improve basic air quality regulations resulting in the protection of human health and the environment for communities in and adjacent to such Indian reservations. In addition, the EPA proposes to promulgate three new Federal Implementation Plans (FIPs) implementing the FARR as revised for the Snoqualmie Indian Reservation, the Cowlitz Indian Reservation, and Samish Tribal trust land. The FIPs would include basic air quality regulations for the protection of communities in and adjacent to such reservations. The FARR, as revised, will continue to be implemented by EPA or a delegated Tribal authority, until replaced by a Tribal Implementation Plan (TIP) for the particular Indian reservation.

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 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 49   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/00/2021 
Additional Information: Docket #:EPA-R10-OAR-2011-0373
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, 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:
Sandra Brozusky
Environmental Protection Agency
Regional Office Seattle
1200 Sixth Avenue,
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone:206 553-5317