Environmental Protection Agency July 21, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; New York State Implementation Plan Revision
Document Number: 05-14407
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to approve a revision to the New York State Implementation Plan (SIP) concerning New York's permitting program. The SIP revision consists of amendments to Title 6 of the New York Codes, Rules and Regulations, Part 201, ``Permits and Certificates.'' The intended effect of this proposal is to incorporate administrative changes to New York's permitting program into the SIP.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; New Jersey Architectural Coatings Rule
Document Number: 05-14406
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a revision to the New Jersey State Implementation Plan (SIP) for ozone concerning the control of volatile organic compounds. The SIP revision consists of amendments to Subchapter 23 ``Prevention of Air Pollution From Architectural Coatings'' of 7:27 of the New Jersey Administrative Codes, which are needed to meet the shortfall in emissions reduction identified by EPA in New Jersey's 1-hour ozone attainment demonstration SIP. The intended effect of this action is to approve a control strategy required by the Clean Air Act, which will result in emission reductions that will help achieve attainment of the national ambient air quality standard for ozone.
Clean Air Act Operating Permit Program; Petitions for Objection to State Operating Permits for Midwest Generation Romeoville and Joliet Stations
Document Number: 05-14405
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This document announces that the EPA Administrator has responded to two citizen petitions asking EPA to object to operating permits proposed by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) to two facilities. Specifically, the Administrator has partially granted and partially denied each of the petitions submitted by the Chicago Legal Clinic on behalf of Citizens Against Ruining the Environment to object to the proposed operating permits for the Midwest Generation Romeoville and Joliet stations. Pursuant to section 505(b)(2) of the Clean Air Act (Act), Petitioner may seek judicial review in the United States Court of Appeals for the appropriate circuit of those portions of the petitions which EPA denied. Any petition for review shall be filed within 60 days from the date this notice appears in the Federal Register, pursuant to section 307 of the Act.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Criteria for Classification of Solid Waste Disposal Facilities and Practices, Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements-EPA ICR Number 1745.05, OMB Control Number 2050-0154
Document Number: 05-14404
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a continuing Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This is a request to renew an existing approved collection. This ICR is scheduled to expire on November 30, 2005. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Used Oil Management Standards Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements, EPA ICR Number 1286.07, OMB Control Number 2050-0124
Document Number: 05-14403
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a continuing Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This is a request an existing approved collection. This ICR is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2005. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; National Survey on Environmental Management of Asthma, EPA ICR Number 1996.03, OMB Control Number 2060-0490
Document Number: 05-14402
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that an Information Collection Request (ICR) has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This is a request to renew an existing approved collection. This ICR is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2005. Under OMB regulations, the Agency may continue to conduct or sponsor the collection of information while the submission is pending at OMB. This ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its estimated burden and cost.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NESHAP for Oil and Natural Gas Production, EPA ICR Number 1788.06, OMB Control Number 2060-0417
Document Number: 05-14401
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this document announces that an Information Collection Request (ICR) has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This is a request to renew an existing approved collection. This ICR is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2005. Under OMB regulations, the Agency may continue to conduct or sponsor the collection of information while this submission is pending at OMB. This ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its estimated burden and cost.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Health Effects of Microbial Pathogens in Recreational Waters; National Epidemiological and Environmental Assessment of Recreational (NEEAR) Water Study (Renewal), EPA ICR Number 2081.02, OMB Control Number 2080-0068
Document Number: 05-14400
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that the following Information Collection Request (ICR) has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This is a request to renew an existing approved collection. This ICR is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2005. Under OMB regulations, the Agency may continue to conduct or sponsor the collection of information while this submission is pending at OMB. This ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its estimated burden and cost.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plan; Idaho; Correction
Document Number: 05-14399
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This document corrects the preamble to a final rule published in the Federal Register of July 11, 2005 (70 FR 39658) regarding revisions to the open burning regulations in Idaho's State Implementation Plan. This notice clarifies that, under section 307(b)(1) of the Clean Air Act, any petition for judicial review of this action must be filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the appropriate circuit within 60 days from the date notice of approval appeared in the Federal Register, and not 30 days, as erroneously stated in July 11, 2005 action.
Regulatory Pilot Projects (Project XL); Correction
Document Number: 05-14398
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency published a document in the Federal Register of June 8, 2005 concerning request for comments on Regulatory Pilot Projects. Within the document are several citations of an erroneous Agency form number.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; New Mexico; Albuquerque/Bernalillo County
Document Number: 05-14388
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This action finalizes our approval of the State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the Governor of New Mexico on September 7, 2004. The submittal revises the second ten-year carbon monoxide (CO) maintenance plan for the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County, New Mexico area. The submittal also revises the relevant parts of the New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC) including revisions to the General Provisions, Inspection and Maintenance (I&M) Program, and the contingency measures. We are finalizing approval of these revisions in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Clean Air Act (the Act).