Environmental Protection Agency May 4, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council-Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: E7-8654
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Under Section 10(a)(2) of Public Law 92-423, ``The Federal Advisory Committee Act,'' notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC), established under the Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 300f et seq.). The topics to be discussed and considered by the Council include EPA and utility activities to address emerging contaminants and climate change. EPA will consult with the Council on the Aircraft Drinking Water Rule and Lead and Copper Rule Revisions. The Council will also be briefed on activities to improve waterborne disease outbreak surveillance; investigation and reporting; activities to advance sustainable infrastructure and water security; and activities related to developing a management framework for geosequestration of carbon dioxide. If time permits, the Council will also be updated on the status of other regulatory and implementation activities underway in the national drinking water protection program.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Missouri
Document Number: E7-8566
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA proposes to approve an amendment to the Missouri State Implementation Plan (SIP). This action approves an amendment to the SIP-approved Doe Run Herculaneum Consent Judgment to remove language specifying the exact bag technology to be used in the baghouses. Related performance standard requirements will remain unchanged. This action is independent and does not affect the revision to the Missouri SIP due in April 2007, in response to the SIP Call issued April 14, 2006, to bring the area of Herculaneum into compliance with the lead National Ambient Air Quality Standard.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Missouri
Document Number: E7-8560
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is approving an amendment to the Missouri State Implementation Plan (SIP). This action approves an amendment to the SIP-approved Doe Run Herculaneum Consent Judgment to remove language specifying the exact bag technology to be used in the baghouses. Related performance standard requirements will remain unchanged. This action is independent and does not affect the revision to the Missouri SIP due in April 2007, in response to the SIP Call issued April 14, 2006, to bring the area of Herculaneum into compliance with the lead National Ambient Air Quality Standard.
Guidance for Pesticide Registrants on Small-Scale Field Testing and Low-Level Presence in Food of Plant-Incorporated Protectants (PIPs); Notice of Availability
Document Number: E7-8550
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Agency is announcing the availability of a Pesticide Registration Notice (PR Notice) titled ``Guidance on Small-Scale Field Testing and Low-Level Presence in Food of Plant-Incorporated Protectants (PIPs).'' PR Notices are issued by the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) to inform pesticide registrants and other interested persons about important policies, procedures, and registration related decisions, and serve to provide guidance to pesticide registrants and OPP personnel. The PR Notice provides guidance to the registrant concerning clarification on the process by which EPA reviews and ensures the safety of low-level residues of PIPs in food or feed, and the conditions under which a tolerance or exemption from the requirement of a tolerance would be required for field tests for biotechnology-derived food and feed crop plants containing PIPs.
Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments
Document Number: E7-8531
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA expressed environmental concerns about air quality impacts, water quality impacts and impacts to wildlife and vegetation, and requested additional information on energy conservation and pollution prevention.
Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: E7-8529
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency