Environmental Protection Agency November 8, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notification of Chemical Exports - TSCA Section 12(b); Request for Comment on Renewal of Information Collection Activities
Document Number: 05-22253
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) EPA is seeking public comment on the following Information Collection Request (ICR): Notification of Chemical Exports - Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 12(b) (EPA ICR No. 0795.12, OMB Control No. 2070-0030). This ICR involves a collection activity that is currently approved and scheduled to expire on August 31, 2006. The information collected under this ICR relates to reporting requirements found at 40 CFR part 707, subpart D, with respect to companies exporting certain chemicals from the United States to foreign countries. Before submitting this ICR to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval under the PRA, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the collection.
Notice of Availability of Draft NPDES General Permit for Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Federal Facilities in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Document Number: 05-22252
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Director of the Caribbean Environmental Protection Division (CEPD), Environmental Protection AgencyRegion 2 (EPA), is issuing Notice of a Draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permit for discharges from small municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4) to waters of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. This draft NPDES general permit establishes Notice of Intent (NOI) requirements, standards, prohibitions and management practices for discharges of storm water from municipal separate storm sewer systems. Owners and/or operators of small MS4s that discharge storm water will be required to submit a NOI to EPA-CEPD to be covered by the general permit and will receive a written notification from EPA- CEPD of permit coverage and authorization to discharge under the general permit. The eligibility requirements are discussed in the draft permit. The municipality must meet the eligibility requirements of the permit prior to submission of the NOI. This general permit does not cover new sources as defined under 40 CFR 122.2.
Workshops on How to Report for the 2006 Inventory Update Rule (IUR) Information Collection - Fall 2005; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 05-22230
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA is convening two public workshops to provide training for affected parties responsible for reporting during the 2006 Inventory Update Rule information collection. The workshops will focus on the Instructions for Reporting, industry case studies, and submission of IUR data over the internet. The Instructions for Reporting were revised in response to amendments to 40 CFR Part 710 promulgated on January 7, 2003. These workshops are open to the public.
Endocrine Disruptor Methods Validation Advisory Committee (EDMVAC); Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 05-22229
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
There will be a meeting of the Endocrine Disruptor Methods Validation Advisory Committee (EDMVAC) on November 30 through December 2, 2005, in Raleigh, NC. This meeting, as with all EDMVAC meetings, is open to the public. Seating is on a first-come basis. The purpose of the meeting is to receive advice and input from the EDMVAC on: EPA's Applied Approach to Validation, OECD Uterotrophic Peer Review Report, Steroidogenesis Using the H295R Cell Line, Avian Studies, and an update on the Pubertal Assays.