Environmental Protection Agency February 10, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Alkyl Ether Amine Dicarboxyethyl Sodium Salts; Notice of Filing a Pesticide Petition to Establish a Tolerance Exemption for a Certain Pesticide Chemical in or on Food
Document Number: 05-2620
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the initial filing of a pesticide petition proposing the establishment of regulations for residues of a certain pesticide chemical in or on various food commodities.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Texas; Revisions To Control Volatile Organic Compound Emissions From Consumer Related Sources
Document Number: 05-2616
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is taking direct final action to approve Texas State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions. The revisions pertain to regulations to control volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from consumer related sources. The control of VOC emissions will help to attain and maintain national ambient air quality standards for ozone in Texas. This approval will make the revised regulations Federally enforceable.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Texas; Revisions to Control Volatile Organic Compound Emissions From Consumer Related Sources
Document Number: 05-2615
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve Texas State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions. The revisions pertain to regulations to control volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from consumer related sources. The control of VOC emissions will help to attain and maintain national ambient air quality standards for ozone in Texas. This approval will make the revised regulations Federally enforceable.
Pesticides; Removal of Expired Time-limited Tolerances for Emergency Exemptions
Document Number: 05-2614
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is amending 40 CFR part 180 to remove time-limited tolerances for several pesticides that were originally established to support emergency exemptions issued under section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). These time-limited tolerances are being removed from 40 CFR part 180 because they have since expired. The expired time-limited tolerances are obsolete and therefore unnecessary and are being removed with this final rule to ensure that the regulatory listings of tolerances is properly updated.
Carolina Steel Drum Superfund Site; Notice of Proposed Settlement
Document Number: 05-2613
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The United States Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to enter into a settlement for the partial reimbursement of past response costs with the de minimis party Gresco Manufacturing, Inc. pursuant to section 122 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(h)(1) concerning the Carolina Steel Drug Superfund Site (Site) located in Rock Hill, York County, South Carolina. EPA will consider public comments on the proposed settlement for March 14, 2005. EPA may withdraw from or modify the proposed settlement should such comments disclose facts or considerations which indicate the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper or inadequate. Copies of the proposed settlement are available from Ms. Paula V. Batchelor, U.S. EPA, Region 4, (WMD-SEIMB), 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303, (404) 562-8887, Batchelor.Paula@EPA.gov. Written comments may be submitted to Ms. Batchelor within 30 calendar days of the date of this publication.
Carolina Steel Drum Superfund Site; Notice of Proposed Settlement
Document Number: 05-2612
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The United States Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to enter into a settlement for the partial reimbursement of past response costs with fifty-four (54) de minimis parties pursuant to section 122 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(h)(1) concerning the Carolina Steel Drum Superfund Site (Site) located in Rock Hill, York County, South Carolina. EPA will consider public comments on the proposed settlement for March 14, 2005. EPA may withdraw from or modify the proposed settlement should such comments disclose facts or considerations which indicate the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper or inadequate. Copies of the proposed settlement are available from: Ms. Paul V. Batchelor, U.S. EPA, Region 4, (WMD-SEIMB), 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303, (404) 562-8887, Batchelor.Paula@EPA.Gov. Written comments may be submitted to Ms. Batchelor within 30 calendar days of the date of this publication.
Notice of Meeting of the EPA's Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC)
Document Number: 05-2611
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, notice is hereby given that the next meeting of the Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC) will be held February 22-24, 2005 at the Hotel Washington, Washington, DC. The CHPAC was created to advise the Environmental Protection Agency on science, regulations, and other issues relating to children's environmental health.
Air Quality Redesignation for the 8-Hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard; for Some Counties in the States of Kansas and Missouri
Document Number: 05-2610
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On April 15, 2004, we, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced designations under the 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). That action designated several counties in the Kansas City area as unclassifiable. The counties in the Kansas City area included in the designation were Johnson, Linn, Miami and Wyandotte Counties in Kansas and Cass, Clay, Jackson and Platte Counties in Missouri. This document proposes to redesignate the above counties to attainment. We are soliciting comments on this proposed action.
Revisions to the Arizona State Implementation Plan Maricopa County Environmental Services Department
Document Number: 05-2521
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department portion of the Arizona State Implementation Plan (SIP). These revisions concern an emissions statement rule and a negative declaration that addresses volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from Fiberglass Boat Manufacturing. We are proposing to approve the rule and the negative declaration to update the Arizona SIP under the Clean Air Act as amended in 1990 (CAA or the Act).
Revisions to the Arizona State Implementation Plan Maricopa County Environmental Services Department
Document Number: 05-2520
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is taking direct final action to approve revisions to the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department (MCESD) portion of the Arizona State Implementation Plan (SIP). Under authority of the Clean Air Act as amended in 1990 (CAA or the Act), we are approving an emission statement rule and a negative declaration for a volatile organic compound (VOC) source category.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; West Virginia; Revised Format of 40 CFR Part 52 for Materials Being Incorporated by Reference
Document Number: 05-2518
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is revising the format for materials submitted by West Virginia that are incorporated by reference (IBR) into its State implementation plan (SIP). The regulations affected by this format change have all been previously submitted by West Virginia and approved by EPA. This format revision will primarily affect the ``Identification of plan'' section, as well as the format of the SIP materials that will be available for public inspection at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Air and Radiation Docket and Information Center located at EPA Headquarters in Washington, DC, and the EPA Regional Office. EPA is also adding a table in the ``Identification of plan'' section which summarizes the approval actions that EPA has taken on the non-regulatory and quasi-regulatory portions of the West Virginia SIP.