Environmental Protection Agency January 4, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Good Neighbor Environmental Board
Document Number: E7-25642
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92- 463, notice is hereby given that the Good Neighbor Environmental Board (GNEB) will meet in a public teleconference on January 28, 2008, from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be hosted out of the main conference room, Office of Cooperative Environmental Management (OCEM), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) East Building, 1201 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20004. The meeting is open to the public; however, due to limited space, seating will be on a registration-only basis. For further information regarding the teleconference meeting, please contact the individuals listed below. Background: GNEB is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463. GNEB provides advice and recommendations to the President and Congress on environmental and infrastructure issues along the U.S. border with Mexico. Purpose of Meeting: After extensive research, analysis, and outreach, GNEB has prepared its final draft Eleventh Report with recommendations on how the federal government can most effectively support communities located along the U.S. border adjoining Mexico with preparation for, and the management of, natural disasters. The purpose of this teleconference is for the Board to conduct a final review and decide whether to approve its draft report. Availability of Materials: If you wish to receive a copy of the draft report, please contact Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Elaine Koerner, at the address below.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Pennsylvania; VOC and NOX
Document Number: E7-25641
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to establish and require reasonably available control technology (RACT) for Merck and Co., Inc. (Merck) located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Merck is a major source of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and nitrogen oxides (NOX). This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: E7-25638
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments
Document Number: E7-25637
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to air quality and further recommends the creation and implementation of a sustainable building implementation plan. Rating EC2.
Board of Scientific Counselors, Executive Committee Meeting-January 2008
Document Number: 07-6288
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92- 463, the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development (ORD), gives notice of one meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Executive Committee.
Availability of Additional Information Related to the Review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone
Document Number: 07-6287
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA is providing notice that it has placed in the docket for the review of the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ozone (O3) (Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2005-0172) additional information relevant to the rulemaking proposing revisions to those standards. See 72 FR 37818, July 11, 2007. Specifically, this notice announces the availability of a memorandum from Abt Associates, Inc. dated November 27, 2007. The subject of the memo is: ``Additional Tables: Non-Accidental Mortality and Lung Function Responses Associated with O3 Concentrations that Just Meet the Current and Alternative 8-Hour Daily Maximum StandardsTotals and Portions Attributable to O3 Within 0.1 ppm Ranges, Based on 2002 and 2004 Air Quality Data.'' The docket number for this memo is EPA-HQ-OAR- 2005-0172-6942.