February 10, 2017
VIA ELECTRONIC FILING
RE:Request for 120-Day Extension of Comment Period Relating to Proposed “Financial Responsibility Requirements Under CERCLA § 108(b) for Classes of Facilities in the Hardrock Mining Industry,” 82 Fed. Reg. 3,388 (Jan. 11, 2017); Docket No. EPA-HQ-SFUND-2015-0781; RIN 2050-AG61.
Dear Ms. McCabe, Mr. Minoli and Mr. Benton:
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations, and dedicated to promoting, protecting, and defending America’s free enterprise system, respectfully requests that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extend by 120 days the current 60-day public comment period established for its proposed rule, “Financial Responsibility Requirements Under CERCLA § 108(b) for Classes of Facilities in the Hardrock Mining Industry,” (the proposed rule) which was published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2017. See 82 Fed. Reg. 3,388 (January 11, 2017)...