Underground Injection Control Program; Hazardous Waste Injection Restrictions; Petition for Exemption Reissuance-Class I Hazardous Waste Injection; Blanchard Refining Company LLC (Blanchard) Texas City, Texas Facility, 71924 [2019-28218]

Download as PDF 71924 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 249 / Monday, December 30, 2019 / Notices ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Dated: December 3, 2019. Charles W. Maguire, Director, Water Division. [FRL–10003–86–Region 6] [FR Doc. 2019–28218 Filed 12–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P Underground Injection Control Program; Hazardous Waste Injection Restrictions; Petition for Exemption Reissuance—Class I Hazardous Waste Injection; Blanchard Refining Company LLC (Blanchard) Texas City, Texas Facility Notice of a final decision on a UIC no migration petition reissuance. ACTION: Notice is hereby given that a reissuance of 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 Blanchard for three Class I hazardous waste injection wells located at their Texas City, Texas facility. The company has adequately demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by the petition reissuance application and supporting documentation that, to a reasonable degree of certainty, there will be no migration of hazardous constituents from the injection zone for as long as the waste remains hazardous. This final decision allows the underground injection by Blanchard of the specific restricted hazardous wastes identified in this exemption reissuance request, into Class I hazardous waste injection wells WDW–80, 127 and 128 until December 31, 2037, unless the EPA moves to terminate this exemption. Additional conditions included in this final decision may be reviewed by contacting the EPA Region 6 Ground Water/UIC Section. The public comment period for this decision was from 9/30–11/15/19 and no comments were received. This decision constitutes final Agency action and there is no Administrative appeal. SUMMARY: This action is effective as of December 3, 2019. DATES: Copies of the petition reissuance and all pertinent information relating thereto are on file at the following location: Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6, Water Division, Safe Drinking Water Branch (6WDD), 1201 Elm Street, Suite 500, Dallas, Texas 75270–2102. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Philip Dellinger, Chief, Ground Water/ UIC Section, EPA—Region 6, telephone (214) 665–8324. 20:00 Dec 27, 2019 Jkt 250001 [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2019–0131; FRL–10003– 15] High-Priority Substance Designations Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and Initiation of Risk Evaluation on High-Priority Substances; Notice of Availability Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As required under section 6(b) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and implementing regulations, EPA is designating 20 chemical substances as High-Priority Substances for risk evaluation. This document identifies the final designations and Agency rationale for the chemical substances and provides instructions on how to access the chemical-specific information, analysis and basis used by EPA to support final designations for the chemical substances. A designation of a substance as a High-Priority Substance is not a finding of unreasonable risk. However, the designation of these chemical substances as high-priority substances constitutes the initiation of the risk evaluations on the substances. DATES: The designations of High-Priority Substances for risk evaluation in this notice are effective December 20, 2019. ADDRESSES: The docket for this action, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2019–0131, is available at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Docket (OPPT Docket), Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC. In addition, the docket ID numbers for the individual chemical substances designated in Unit IV. are: EPA–HQ– OPPT–2018–0451; EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2018–0501; EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018– 0503; EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018–0444; EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018–0446; EPA–HQ– OPPT–2018–0426; EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2018–0427; EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018– 0465; EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018–0428; EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018–0504; EPA–HQ– OPPT–2018–0433; EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2018–0434; EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018– SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 0488; EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018–0438; EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018–0430; EPA–HQ– OPPT–2018–0462; EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2018–0458; EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018– 0459; EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018–0421; and EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018–0476. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566–0280. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information about the dockets available at http:// www.epa.gov/dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information about the High-Priority Substances contact: Ana Corado, Chemical Control Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Environmental Protection Agency (Mailcode 7408M), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–0140; email address: corado.ana@epa.gov. For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 554– 1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Executive Summary A. Does this action apply to me? This action is directed to the public in general and may be of interest to entities that currently or may manufacture (including import) a chemical substance regulated under TSCA (e.g., entities identified under North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes 325 and 324110). The action may also be of interest to chemical processors, distributors in commerce, and users; non-governmental organizations in the environmental and public health sectors; state and local government agencies; and members of the public. Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities and corresponding NAICS codes for entities that may be interested in or affected by this action. B. What action is the Agency taking? EPA is finalizing the designation 20 chemical substances as High-Priority Substances for risk evaluation pursuant to section 6(b) of TSCA, 15 U.S.C. 2605(b). 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-10003-86-Region 6]


Underground Injection Control Program; Hazardous Waste Injection 
Restrictions; Petition for Exemption Reissuance--Class I Hazardous 
Waste Injection; Blanchard Refining Company LLC (Blanchard) Texas City, 
Texas Facility

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of a final decision on a UIC no migration petition 
reissuance.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a reissuance of 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 Blanchard for three Class I hazardous waste injection 
wells located at their Texas City, Texas facility. The company has 
adequately demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Environmental 
Protection Agency (EPA) by the petition reissuance application and 
supporting documentation that, to a reasonable degree of certainty, 
there will be no migration of hazardous constituents from the injection 
zone for as long as the waste remains hazardous. This final decision 
allows the underground injection by Blanchard of the specific 
restricted hazardous wastes identified in this exemption reissuance 
request, into Class I hazardous waste injection wells WDW-80, 127 and 
128 until December 31, 2037, unless the EPA moves to terminate this 
exemption. Additional conditions included in this final decision may be 
reviewed by contacting the EPA Region 6 Ground Water/UIC Section. The 
public comment period for this decision was from 9/30-11/15/19 and no 
comments were received. This decision constitutes final Agency action 
and there is no Administrative appeal.

DATES: This action is effective as of December 3, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the petition reissuance and all pertinent 
information relating thereto are on file at the following location: 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6, Water Division, Safe 
Drinking Water Branch (6WDD), 1201 Elm Street, Suite 500, Dallas, Texas 
75270-2102.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Philip Dellinger, Chief, Ground Water/
UIC Section, EPA--Region 6, telephone (214) 665-8324.

    Dated: December 3, 2019.
Charles W. Maguire,
Director, Water Division.
[FR Doc. 2019-28218 Filed 12-27-19; 8:45 am]
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