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The United States Environmental Protection Agency is announcing the 2006 Special Meeting of the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC). This OTC meeting will explore options available for reducing groundlevel ozone precursors in a multipollutant context.
EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of November 30, 2005, concerning the initial filing of a pesticide petition proposing the establishment of regulations for residues of metiram: a mixture of 5.2 parts by weight of ammoniates of ethylenebis(dithiocarbamato) zinc with 1 part by weight ethylenebis (dithiocarbamic acid) bimolecular and
EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of November 30, 2005, concerning the initial filing of a pesticide petition proposing the establishment of regulations for residues of mancozeb in or on almond nuts and hulls; broccoli, cabbage, lettuce and peppers; and imported oranges/mandarins with a 30day public comment period. This document is
This notice announces the availability of EPA's risk assessments, and related documents for the pesticide metaldehyde, and opens a public comment period on these documents. The public is encouraged to suggest risk management ideas or proposals to address the risks identified. EPA is developing a Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) for
This notice announces the availability of EPA's Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) for the pesticide Aquashade, and opens a public comment period on this document. The Agency's risk assessments and other related documents also are available in the Aquashade docket. The dyes erioglaucine (Acid Blue 9 or FD&C Blue No. 1) and tartrazine (Acid
This notice announces the availability of EPA's Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) for the pesticide ferbam, and opens a public comment period on this document. The Agency's risk assessments and other related documents also are available in the Ferbam Docket. Ferbam is registered for use as a fungicide on citrus, pome and stone fruits,
In accordance with section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, as amended by the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (``CERCLA''), notice is hereby given of a proposed settlement to resolve claims against P.M. Northwest Inc., Shell Oil Company, and Texaco Inc. The proposed settlement concerns
Section 5 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) requires any person who intends to manufacture (defined by statute to include import) a new chemical (i.e., a chemical not on the TSCA Inventory) to notify EPA and comply with the statutory provisions pertaining to the manufacture of new chemicals. Under sections 5(d)(2) and 5(d)(3) of TSCA, EPA
EPA is taking direct final action to interpret and clarify the 2006 default standard applicable under the Renewable Fuel Program set forth in the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The Act requires that 2.78 volume percent of gasoline sold or dispensed to consumers in the U.S. in 2006 be renewable fuel if EPA does not promulgate comprehensive regulations
EPA is proposing to interpret and clarify the 2006 default standard applicable under the Renewable Fuel Program set forth in the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The Act requires that 2.78 volume percent of gasoline sold or dispensed to consumers in the U.S. in 2006 be renewable fuel if EPA does not promulgate comprehensive regulations to implement the
This document proposes to establish tolerances for combined residues of hexythiazox (trans5(4chlorophenyl)Ncyclohexyl4
methyl2oxothiazolidine3carboxamide) and its metabolites containing the (4chlorophenyl)4methyl2oxo3
thiazolidine moiety (expressed as parent) in or on grape; citrus fruit, crop group 10 (CA, AZ, TX only); citrus, oil;
Availability of EPA comments prepared pursuant to the Environmental Review Process (ERP), under section 309 of the Clean Air Act and section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act as amended. Requests for copies of EPA comments can be directed to the Office of Federal Activities at 2025647167.
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Information (202) 5647167 or http://www.epa.gov/compliance/nepa/.
Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements Filed 12/19/2005 Through
This action finalizes adjustments to allocations of Article 5 allowances that permit production of Class I ozonedepleting substances (ODSs) solely for export to developing countries to meet those countries' basic domestic needs. This action adjusts the baseline Article 5 allowances for companies for specific Class I controlled substances and
EPA is taking final action to extend the global laboratory and analytical use exemption for production and import of class I ozone depleting substances from December 31, 2005, to December 31, 2007, consistent with recent actions by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The exemption allows persons in the
EPA is determining that the Evansville 8-hour ozone nonattainment area (Evansville area) has attained the 8hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). The Evansville area includes Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties. EPA is approving a request from the State of Indiana, submitted on June 2, 2005, to redesignate the Evansville area from
On November 14, 2005, at 70 FR 69210, EPA proposed amendments
to the ``National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Organic Liquids Distribution (NonGasoline)''
and provided a 45day public comment period. Written comments on the proposed rule amendments were to be submitted to the EPA on or before December 29, 2005.
On May 12, 2005, EPA published in the Federal Register the
final ``Rule to Reduce Interstate Transport of Fine Particulate Matter
and Ozone'' (Clean Air Interstate Rule or CAIR). The CAIR requires
certain upwind States to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides
The EPA is proposing to partially approve and partially disapprove revisions to the Michigan State Implementation Plan (SIP). These revisions were submitted to the EPA by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) on April 3, 2003, May 28, 2003, September 17, 2004, October 25, 2004 and June 8, 2005. The following sections of
This document announces the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) responses to Agency Clearance requests, in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
The EPA is announcing that the public comment period for this review is being extended to January 17, 2006.
This notice announces the availability of EPA's Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) for the pesticide maneb. The Agency's risk assessments and other related documents also are available in the maneb Docket. Maneb is registered for use on a wide variety of food/feed crops, including fruit and nut crops, vegetable crops, field and forage
This notice announces the availability of EPA's Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) for the pesticide metiram. The Agency's risk assessments and other related documents also are available in the metiram Docket. Metiram is registered for use on apples, potatoes, and ornamental plants (leatherleaf ferns) in nurseries and greenhouses. Metiram
The EPA is approving State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions
submitted by the State of Alabama on February 23, 2005. The revision
responds to the EPA's regulation entitled, ``Interstate Ozone
Transport: Response to Court Decisions on the Nitrogen Oxides
This notice announces the modification of certain provisions of the Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) for the pesticide propargite. EPA conducted this reassessment of the propargite RED in response to public comments received. The commentors requested that the Agency make certain modifications in the restricted entry intervals, spray