Environmental Protection Agency January 31, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

System Research and Application Corporation; Transfer of Data
Document Number: E8-1796
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces that pesticide related information submitted to EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), including information that may have been claimed as Confidential Business Information (CBI) by the submitter, will be tranferred to the System Research and Application Corporation, in accordance with 40 CFR 2.309(c) and 2.308(h)(2). The System Research and Application Corporation, will perform work for OPP under an Interagency Agreement (IAG). Access to this information will enable System Research and Application Corporation, to fulfill the obligations of the IAG.
Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Meeting of the Science Advisory Board
Document Number: E8-1793
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public face-to-face meeting of the chartered SAB to: (1) Discuss EPA's research budget for Fiscal Year 2009; (2) Agency long-term research directions and priorities; (3) conduct a quality review of the Draft SAB Advisory on EPA's ``Report on the Environment 2007: Science Report''; and (4) continue planning for upcoming SAB meetings.
Adequacy of Nebraska Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Program
Document Number: E8-1786
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This action approves Nebraska's Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) permit program and updates to the approved Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Permit (MSWLP) program. On March 22, 2004, the EPA issued final regulations allowing RD&D permits to be issued to certain municipal solid waste landfills by approved States. On September 27, 2006, Nebraska submitted an application to the EPA seeking Federal approval of its RD&D requirements and to update Federal approval of its MSWLP Program. On November 16, 2006, the EPA published direct final and proposed rules to approve the application on January 16, 2007, if adverse comment was not received. EPA received adverse comment and withdrew the direct final rule on January 16, 2007. This action addresses the comment and approves the Nebraska application.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Virginia; Control of Volatile Organic Compound (VOCs) Emissions From the Kraft Foods Global, Inc.-Richmond Bakery located in Henrico County, VA
Document Number: E8-1777
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Commonwealth of Virginia on October 29, 2007. This revision pertains to a federally enforceable state operating permit containing terms and conditions for the control of emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the Kraft Foods Global, Inc. Richmond Bakery located in Henrico County, Virginia. The submittal is for the purpose of meeting the requirements for reasonably available control technology (RACT) in order to implement the maintenance plan for the Richmond 8-hour ozone maintenance area. EPA is proposing to approve the revision to the Virginia SIP in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Science Advisory Board Staff Office, SAB Particulate Matter (PM) Research Centers Program Review Panel; Request for Nominations
Document Number: E8-1774
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office is announcing the formation of an SAB panel to advise the Agency concerning the future direction of its Particulate Matter (PM) Research Centers Program. The SAB Staff Office is soliciting public nominations for this Panel.
Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Request for Nominations for Science Advisory Board Panel on Risk and Technology Review Assessments for Phase II Source Categories
Document Number: E8-1772
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office is announcing the formation of an SAB Expert panel to review and provide advice about draft risk assessments that evaluate the effects of industrial emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) on public health and the environment in accordance with EPA's Risk and Technology Review (RTR) Assessment. The SAB Staff Office is soliciting public nominations of technical experts for this panel.
Massachusetts: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revisions
Document Number: E8-1316
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has applied to EPA for final authorization of certain changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization and is authorizing the State's changes through this immediate final action.
Massachusetts: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revisions
Document Number: E8-1313
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has applied to EPA for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA proposes to grant final authorization to Massachusetts. EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization, and is authorizing the State's changes through an immediate final action.