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Weekly Receipt of Environmental Impact Statements
Filed 02/18/2014 Through 02/21/2014 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites the public to nominate scientific experts to be considered as peer reviewers for the contractormanaged external peer review of the draft documents entitled, ``Health Effects Document for Perfluorooctanoic Acid'' and ``Health Effects Document for Perfluorooctane Sulfonate.'' In addition, EPA is
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is partially approving and partially disapproving State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the State of Utah on September 20, 1999. The September 20, 1999 submittal revised the numbering and format of the Utah Administrative Code (UAC) rules within Utah's SIP. In this action, EPA is acting on
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a revision submitted by the State of Wisconsin on August 1, 2013, for the purpose of establishing transportation conformity (conformity) criteria and procedures related to interagency consultation, and the enforceability of certain transportation related control and mitigation
EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register issue of November 27, 2013, concerning public review and comment on draft guidelines with a potential approach for using nongovernmental product environmental performance standards and ecolabels in Federal purchasing. This document reopens the comment period for two months, until April 25, 2014. The
This action promulgates technical and editorial corrections for source testing of emissions and operations. Some current testing provisions contain inaccuracies and outdated procedures, and new alternatives that have been approved are being added. These revisions will improve the quality of data and will give testers additional flexibility to use
This notice announces receipt of applications to register new uses for pesticide products containing currently registered active ingredients pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended. This notice provides the public with an opportunity to comment on the applications.
In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement with one ability to pay party for recovery of response costs concerning the Yosemite Slough Superfund Site in San Francisco,
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: 2011 Renewable Fuel StandardsPetition for International Aggregate Compliance Approach'' (EPA ICR No. 2398.03, OMB Control No. 20600655) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in
In this action, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making minor corrections to the final Revisions to the Total Coliform Rule (RTCR), as authorized under the Safe Drinking Water Act, to correct typographical errors in sections relating to recordkeeping and State primacy requirements, which could affect implementation and enforcement of
This notice announces EPA's order for the cancellation, voluntarily requested by the registrants and accepted by the Agency, of the products listed in Table 1 of Unit II., pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). This cancellation order follows a June 26, 2013, Federal Register Notice of Receipt of Requests from
This regulation establishes an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of N(noctyl)2pyrrolidone (CAS Reg. No. 2687947) when used as an inert ingredient (solvent) in formulations of pyraflufenethyl herbicide at a maximum concentration of 20% weight. Wagner Regulatory Associates on behalf of Nichino America, Inc. submitted a
In this action, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is
proposing minor corrections to the final Revisions to the Total Coliform
Rule (RTCR), as authorized under the Safe Drinking Water Act, to correct typographical errors in sections relating to recordkeeping and State primacy requirements, which could affect implementation and
EPA is announcing its receipt of test data submitted pursuant to a test rule issued by EPA under section 4 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). This document identifies a chemical substance for which test data have been received; lists uses or intended uses of such chemical substance; and describes the nature of the test data received. This
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of fluxapyroxad in or on multiple commodities which are identified and discussed later in this document. BASF Corporation requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
The EPA is issuing this NODA in support of the proposed rule titled ``Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units'' that was published on January 8, 2014. Through this NODA and the technical support document it references, the EPA solicits comment on its interpretation of the
Pursuant to Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 505(b)(2) and 40 CFR 70.8(d), the EPA Administrator signed an Order, dated February 7, 2014, partially granting and partially denying a petition to object to a CAA title V operating permit proposed by the Clean Air Branch, Environmental Management Division, Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) for the Hu Honua
The EPA published in the Federal Register on January 14, 2014 (79 FR 2546), the proposed rule, ``General Permits and Permits by Rule for the Federal Minor New Source Review Program in Indian Country.'' The EPA is announcing a public hearing date for the proposed rule.
In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (``CAA''), notice is hereby given of a proposed consent decree to address a lawsuit filed by Air Alliance Houston, Community InPower and Development Association, Inc., Louisiana Bucket Brigade and Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (``Plaintiffs''), in the United States
[FR Doc 2014-03861] 20.Receipt of Several Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals
This document announces the Agency's receipt of several initial filings of pesticide petitions requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities.
Notice is hereby given that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2., the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Advisory Committee (FRRCC) is a necessary committee which is in the public interest. Accordingly, the FRRCC will be
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing approval of a revision to the Delaware State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the State of Delaware through the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC). Delaware's SIP revision addresses requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and EPA's rules that
An Exposure Modeling Public Meeting will be held for 1 day on March 24, 2014. This notice announces the location and time for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics.
EPA has received a specific exemption request from the Michigan Department of Agriculture to use the pesticide kasugamycin to treat up to 10,000 acres of apples to control fire blight. The applicant proposes the use of a new chemical which has not been registered by EPA. EPA is soliciting public comment before making the decision whether or not to
The Draft Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and
Sinks: 19902012 is available for public review. Annual U.S. emissions
for the period of time from 1990 through 2012 are summarized and
presented by source category and sector. The inventory contains
estimates of carbon dioxide (CO