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This notice announces applicability determinations, alternative monitoring decisions, and regulatory interpretations that EPA has made under the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS); the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP); and the Stratospheric Ozone Protection Program.
On December 18, 2008, the Administrator issued an interpretive
memorandum entitled ``EPA's Interpretation of Regulations That
Determine Pollutants Covered by Federal Prevention of Significant
Deterioration (PSD) Permit Program.'' This memorandum clarifies the scope of
the EPA regulation that determines the pollutants subject to the
EPA issued a final rule in the Federal Register of September 17, 2008, concerning the modification of certain tolerances for a number of pesticides including the herbicides DCPA and sethoxydim as a followup to the Agency's reregistration program under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and tolerance reassessment
EPA is proposing to revoke certain tolerances for the fungicides prothioconazole and thiabendazole; the herbicide primisulfuron methyl; and the insecticides azinphosmethyl, disulfoton, esfenvalerate, fenvalerate, and phosalone; the plant growth regulator 1naphthaleneacetic acid; and the antimicrobial/insecticidal agent ethylene oxide. Also, EPA is
The Regional Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) New England Regional Office is providing notice of availability of a preliminary determination that certain storm water discharges in the Long Creek watershed located in South Portland, Westbrook, Scarborough, and Portland, Maine will be required to obtain permit coverage
This notice announces the initial filing of pesticide petitions proposing the amendment of regulations 40 CFR 180.940(a) for residues of antimicrobial pesticide formulation containing nAlkyl(C12 C14) dimethyl ethylbenzyl ammonium chlorides applied to food contact surfaces in public eating places, dairy processing equipment, and food processing
Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, EPA gives notice of a meeting of the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC). The purpose of the FRRCC is to provide advice to the Administrator of EPA on environmental issues and programs that impact, or are of concern to, farms, ranches, and rural communities. The FRRCC is
In accordance with section 6(f)(1) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended, EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of a request by the registrant to voluntarily cancel the registration of certain products containing the pesticide fomesafen. The request would not terminate the last fomesafen products registered
EPA is approving a January 30, 2007, request from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) that EPA find that the Illinois portion of the ChicagoGaryLake County, IllinoisIndiana (ILIN) nonattainment area, has attained the revoked 1hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). EPA is also approving an October 25, 2007,
EPA is taking final action to disapprove a portion of a revision to the Georgia State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the State of Georgia on March 5, 2007. The proposed revision was intended to modify Georgia's Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR) permitting rules in the SIP to establish a new baseline emissions calculation procedure for
EPA is taking direct final action to approve a redesignation request and a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Oregon. On August 9, 2007 the State of Oregon submitted a request to EPA that the Salem carbon monoxide (CO) nonattainment area be redesignated to attainment for the CO National Ambient Air Quality Standard
The Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended, commonly referred to as the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), allows the EPA to authorize States to operate their hazardous waste management programs in lieu of the Federal program. Nebraska has applied to EPA for final authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under RCRA.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (together, the ``Agencies'') are promulgating a final rule to amend a Clean Water Act (CWA) section 404 regulation that defines the term ``discharge of dredged material.'' This action conforms the Corps' and EPA's regulations to a court order invalidating the
EPA is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Oregon for the Salem carbon monoxide (CO) nonattainment area. On August 9, 2007, the State of Oregon submitted a request to EPA that the Salem nonattainment area be redesignated to attainment for the CO National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) and
Nebraska has applied to EPA for final authorization for the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA proposes to grant final authorization to Nebraska.
This notice announces the availability of EPA's decision identifying water quality limited segments and associated pollutants in Illinois to be listed pursuant to the Clean Water Act Section 303(d)(2), and requests public comment. Section 303(d)(2) requires that states submit and EPA approve or disapprove lists of waters for which existing
The National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA), a part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Research and Development, is sponsoring a threeday public, scientific workshop, including a public review of the recent scientific literature on 2,3,7,8TetrachlorodibenzopDioxin (TCDD) doseresponse, to assist EPA in
The EPA is approving portions of the revisions to the Oklahoma State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted on February 14, 2002. Most of the revisions are administrative in nature and modify redundant or incorrect text within the SIP. The revisions also include renumbered or recodified portions of the SIP and new sections that incorporate Federal
EPA is proposing to approve portions of revisions to the Oklahoma State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted on February 14, 2002. Most of the revisions are administrative in nature and modify redundant or incorrect text within the SIP. The revisions also include renumbered or recodified portions of the SIP and new sections that incorporate Federal
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 [[Page 79468]]
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR is scheduled to expire on May 31, 2009. Before submitting the ICR to
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2009.
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 2025647146.
An explanation of the ratings
Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 5647167 or http://www.epa.gov/compliance/nepa/. Weekly Receipt of Environmental Impact Statements Filed 12/15/2008 Through 12/19/2008
EPA Regions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 are finalizing an NPDES Vessel General Permit (VGP) to cover discharges incidental to the normal operation of vessels. This action is in response to a District Court ruling that vacates, as of December 19, 2008, a long standing EPA regulation that excludes discharges incidental to the normal operation
This notice announces that EPA has granted an engine manufacturer a new and limited variation in the emissionrelated scheduled maintenance interval for the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve for some heavy duty engine families for model years 20072009. Diesel EGR valve cleaning is considered critical emissionrelated maintenance.