Underground Injection Control Program Petition for Exemption From Hazardous Waste Disposal Restrictions to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Class I Hazardous Waste Injection Occidental Chemical Corporation, Wichita, KS, 29320 [E7-10118]

Download as PDF 29320 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 101 / Friday, May 25, 2007 / Notices the test market microorganism. Therefore, the test market activities will not present any unreasonable risk of injury to human health or the environment. VI. Can EPA Change Its Decision on this TME in the Future? Yes. The Agency reserves the right to rescind approval or modify the conditions and restrictions of an exemption should any new information that comes to its attention cast significant doubt on its finding that the test marketing activities will not present any unreasonable risk of injury to human health or the environment. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Test marketing exemptions. Dated: March 15, 2007. Rebecca S. Cool, Chief, New Chemicals Notice Management Branch, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. E7–10067 Filed 5–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8318–4] Underground Injection Control Program Petition for Exemption From Hazardous Waste Disposal Restrictions to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Class I Hazardous Waste Injection Occidental Chemical Corporation, Wichita, KS Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of final decision on petition. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that an exemption to the land disposal restrictions under the 1984 Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act has been granted to Occidental Chemical Corporation (Occidental) for a Class I injection well, identified as Well Number 10, located at Wichita, Kansas. This injection well, is being added to an existing group of five hazardous waste injection wells which EPA had approved in 1990. As required by title 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 148, Occidental has adequately demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Environmental Protection Agency by petition and supporting documentation that, to a reasonable degree of certainty, there will be no migration of hazardous waste out of the designated injection zone for as long as the waste remains VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:34 May 24, 2007 Jkt 211001 hazardous. This time frame is defined by 40 CFR 148.20 as 10,000 years. This final decision allows the underground injection by Occidental of the specific restricted waste, identified in the petition, into injection well Number 10 at the Wichita, Kansas facility, for as long as the basis for granting an approval of the petition remains valid, under provisions of 40 CFR 148.24. For the purpose of the required demonstration of no-migration of hazardous waste out of the injection zone over a 10,000 year period, modeling and projections were based on an operational lifetime projection date of December 31, 2020. Therefore, on or by the closing date of the aforementioned operation period, the owner/operator will be required to obtain an exemption re-issuance from EPA. Included in this approval is the stipulation that Occidental acquires and continues to maintain an approved permit from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. As required by 40 CFR 124.10, a public notice was issued on February 26, 2007. In addition to having solicited written comments regarding the Agency’s proposed approval, EPA also announced that a formal public hearing would be held if there was a significant degree of public interest, but no interest was expressed, hence no formal public hearing was conducted; however, EPA held an informal Public Availability Session on March 13, 2007, at the Sedgwick County Extension Office in Wichita, Kansas, in order to provide the public with an opportunity to meet with Federal, State, and company officials and ask questions regarding the petition. The public comment period ended on April 11, 2007. All comments were addressed and considered in the final decision. This decision constitutes final Agency action and there is no administrative appeal process that can be applied to a final petition decision. Effective Date: This action is effective as of May 2, 2007. DATES: Copies of the petition and all pertinent information relating thereto, including the Agency’s response to comments, are on file at the following location: Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7, Regional Records Center, 901 N. 5th St., Kansas City, KS 66101. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary T. Mindrup, Chief, Drinking Water Management Branch, Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7. Telephone (913) 551–7431, or e-mail to mindrup.mary@epa.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: May 2, 2007. John B. Askew, Regional Administrator, Region 7. [FR Doc. E7–10118 Filed 5–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS ADVISORY BOARD Notice of New Exposure Draft Accounting for Federal Oil and Gas Resources Federal Accounting Standard Advisory Board. AGENCY: Notice of new exposure draft Accounting for Federal Oil and Gas Resources. ACTION: Board Action: Pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 3511(d), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), as amended, and the FASAB Rules Of Procedure, as amended in April 2004, notice is hereby given that the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) has issued an exposure draft, Accounting for Federal Oil and Gas Resources. The Exposure Draft proposes standards that would result in recognition of the estimated value of royalties from Federal oil and gas leases and changes in those values over time as well as the amount of royalties designated for distribution to other entities such as State governments. The Exposure Draft is available on the FASAB home page http:// www.fasab.gov/exposure.html. Copies can be obtained by contacting FASAB at (202) 512–7350. Respondents are encouraged to comment on any part of the exposure draft. Written comments are requested by September 21, 2007, and should be sent to: Wendy M. Comes, Executive Director, Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board, 441 G Street, NW., Suite 6814, Mail Stop 6K17V, Washington, DC 20548. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wendy Comes, Executive Director, 441 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20548, or call (202) 512–7350. Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. No. 92–463. Dated: May 22, 2007. Charles Jackson, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 07–2606 Filed 5–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1610–01–M E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-8318-4]


Underground Injection Control Program Petition for Exemption From 
Hazardous Waste Disposal Restrictions to the Resource Conservation and 
Recovery Act Class I Hazardous Waste Injection Occidental Chemical 
Corporation, Wichita, KS

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of final decision on petition.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that an exemption to the land disposal 
restrictions under the 1984 Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments to the 
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act has been granted to Occidental 
Chemical Corporation (Occidental) for a Class I injection well, 
identified as Well Number 10, located at Wichita, Kansas. This 
injection well, is being added to an existing group of five hazardous 
waste injection wells which EPA had approved in 1990. As required by 
title 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 148, Occidental has 
adequately demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Environmental 
Protection Agency by petition and supporting documentation that, to a 
reasonable degree of certainty, there will be no migration of hazardous 
waste out of the designated injection zone for as long as the waste 
remains hazardous. This time frame is defined by 40 CFR 148.20 as 
10,000 years. This final decision allows the underground injection by 
Occidental of the specific restricted waste, identified in the 
petition, into injection well Number 10 at the Wichita, Kansas 
facility, for as long as the basis for granting an approval of the 
petition remains valid, under provisions of 40 CFR 148.24. For the 
purpose of the required demonstration of no-migration of hazardous 
waste out of the injection zone over a 10,000 year period, modeling and 
projections were based on an operational lifetime projection date of 
December 31, 2020. Therefore, on or by the closing date of the 
aforementioned operation period, the owner/operator will be required to 
obtain an exemption re-issuance from EPA. Included in this approval is 
the stipulation that Occidental acquires and continues to maintain an 
approved permit from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. 
As required by 40 CFR 124.10, a public notice was issued on February 
26, 2007. In addition to having solicited written comments regarding 
the Agency's proposed approval, EPA also announced that a formal public 
hearing would be held if there was a significant degree of public 
interest, but no interest was expressed, hence no formal public hearing 
was conducted; however, EPA held an informal Public Availability 
Session on March 13, 2007, at the Sedgwick County Extension Office in 
Wichita, Kansas, in order to provide the public with an opportunity to 
meet with Federal, State, and company officials and ask questions 
regarding the petition. The public comment period ended on April 11, 
2007. All comments were addressed and considered in the final decision. 
This decision constitutes final Agency action and there is no 
administrative appeal process that can be applied to a final petition 
decision.

DATES: Effective Date: This action is effective as of May 2, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the petition and all pertinent information 
relating thereto, including the Agency's response to comments, are on 
file at the following location: Environmental Protection Agency, Region 
7, Regional Records Center, 901 N. 5th St., Kansas City, KS 66101.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary T. Mindrup, Chief, Drinking Water 
Management Branch, Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7. Telephone 
(913) 551-7431, or e-mail to mindrup.mary@epa.gov.

    Dated: May 2, 2007.
John B. Askew,
Regional Administrator, Region 7.
[FR Doc. E7-10118 Filed 5-24-07; 8:45 am]
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