Environmental Protection Agency October 18, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Approval and Promulgation of State Air Quality Plans for Designated Facilities and Pollutants; Commonwealth of Virginia; Control of Total Reduced Sulfur From Pulp and Paper Mills
Document Number: E7-20597
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is approving a Section 111(d) Plan revision submitted by the Commonwealth of Virginia. The revision consists of amendments to the regulation that controls total reduced sulfur (TRS) from pulp and paper mills. This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act (CAA).
NESHAP: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Standards for Hazardous Waste Combustors; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: E7-20596
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is announcing that the comment period to the notice entitled ``NESHAP: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Standards for Hazardous Waste Combustors; Solicitation of Comment on Legal Analysis,'' published on September 27, 2007 (72 FR 54875), is being extended until November 27, 2007. In that notice, EPA discusses the standards for hazardous waste combustors that were promulgated on October 12, 2005 (70 FR 59402), and specifically identifies which standards EPA believes are consistent with the Clean Air Act and case law, and which standards are not and need to be reexamined through a subsequent rulemaking. This analysis of the standards is being done in response to several opinions issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that call into question the legality of some of the standards for hazardous waste combustors.
Operating Permit Programs and Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR): Flexible Air Permitting Rule; Proposed Rule
Document Number: E7-20595
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA is announcing an extension of the public comment period on our proposed amendments for the Operating Permit Programs and Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR): Flexible Air Permitting Rule; Proposed Rule (September 12, 2007). The EPA is extending the comment period that originally ends on November 13, 2007. The extended comment period will close on January 14, 2008. The EPA is extending the comment period because of the timely requests we received to do so.
Proposed CERCLA Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement: Waterbury Realty, LLC and Salvatore Cascino; EPAC Superfund Site, Waterbury, CT
Document Number: E7-20580
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement of past response costs concerning the EPAC Superfund Site in Waterbury, Connecticut with the following settling parties: Waterbury Realty, LLC and Salvatore Cascino. The settling parties agree to reimburse the Agency $175,000 in past costs payable in two installments; $87,500 to be paid not later than forty-five (45) days following the effective date of the settlement agreement; and, $87,500 to be paid not later than ninety days from the effective date of the settlement agreement. Additionally, the Settling Parties shall pay to EPA twenty-five percent (25%) of any cash payment they receive as a result of any contribution suit or claim against or settlement agreement with Great Brook Realty, Inc., for matters related to the settlement agreement. This settlement includes a covenant not to sue the settling parties pursuant to section 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a). For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the settlement. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The Agency's response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at One Congress Street, Boston, MA 02114-2023.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Phosphate Rock Plants (Renewal); EPA ICR Number 1078.08, OMB Control Number 2060-0111
Document Number: E7-20566
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-18
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. The ICR which is abstracted below describes the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost.
Amitraz; Notice of Receipt of Request to Voluntarily Cancel Uses of Amitraz Pesticide Registrations
Document Number: E7-20440
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with section 6(f)(1) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended, EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of requests by the registrant to voluntarily cancel their registration of Amitraz-Pyriproxyfen Flea and Tick Collar for Dogs and Puppies 1 product containing the pesticide amitraz. The requests would not terminate amitraz use in or on dogs via amitraz impregnated dog collars or terminate the last amitraz products registered for use in the United States. EPA intends to grant this request at the close of the comment period for this announcement unless the Agency receives substantive comments within the comment period that would merit its further review of the request, or unless the registrant withdraws their requests within this period. Upon acceptance of this request, any sale, distribution, or use of products listed in this notice will be permitted only if such sale, distribution, or use is consistent with the terms as described in the final order.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Missouri; Transportation Conformity
Document Number: E7-20376
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve a revision to the Kansas City and St. Louis portions of the Missouri State Implementation Plan (SIP) to amend the transportation conformity criteria and procedures related to interagency consultation and enforceability of certain transportation- related control measures and mitigation measures.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Missouri; Transportation Conformity
Document Number: E7-20375
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is taking direct final action to approve a revision to the Kansas City and St. Louis portions of the Missouri State Implementation Plan (SIP). This revision consists of transportation conformity criteria and procedures related to interagency consultation and enforceability of certain transportation-related control measures and mitigation measures.