Environmental Protection Agency February 15, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Frontier Fertilizer Superfund Site; Proposed Notice of Administrative Order on Consent for Certain Remedial Activities in Connection With the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund Site
Document Number: E8-2958
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notice is hereby given that a proposed Administrative Order on Consent (``Agreement'') concerning certain remedial activities by a Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser in connection with remediation of the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund Site (``Site'') in Davis, California has been negotiated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') and Target Corporation (``Respondent'') subject to the final review and approval of the EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice. The proposed Agreement concerns relocation and abandonment of groundwater wells on Respondent's property pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9604, 9606 and 9622 (``CERCLA''). Respondent's property is adjacent to the Frontier Fertilizer facility, and wells on Respondent's property are necessary for implementation of the remedial action at the Site. The Agreement requires that wells on Respondent's property be relocated under the oversight of EPA. The proposed Agreement includes EPA's covenant not to sue or to take administrative action against the Respondent, provided that the Respondent complies with all the terms and conditions of the Agreement. The Agreement also commits the Respondent to reimburse oversight costs incurred by EPA in connection with the work conducted under CERCLA at the Respondent's property. For thirty (30) calendar days following the date of publication of this notice, EPA will receive written comments relating to the proposed Agreement. EPA's response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.
Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: E8-2951
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments
Document Number: E8-2950
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO. EIS No. 20070508, ERP No. D-AFS-J65500-00, Wild and Scenic River Suitability Study for National Forest System Lands on the Ashley, Dixie, Fishlake, Manti-La Sal, Uinta and Wasatch-Cache National Forests in UT and Portion of National Forests extend into Colorado and Wyoming, several counties, UT, Montrose County, CO, and Uinta County, WY. Summary: EPA has environmental concerns about potential water quality impacts and recommends that the final EIS evaluate and compare the environmental impacts by alternative, of removing interim protections from the 86 eligible stream segments. Rating EC1.
Clean Water Act Section 303(d): Availability of List Decisions
Document Number: E8-2894
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the availability of EPA's Responsiveness Summary Concerning EPA's November 5, 2007, Public Notice of Final Decisions to Add Waters and Pollutants to Louisiana's 2006 section 303(d) List. On November 5, 2007 EPA published a notice in the Federal Register at 72 FR 62476-62477 providing the public the opportunity to review its final decision to add waters and pollutants to Louisiana's 2006 section 303(d) List as required by EPA's Public Participation regulations (40 CFR part 25). Based on the Responsiveness Summary, an amended action is warranted and a total of five water body pollutant combinations were removed from EPA's Final Action on Louisiana's 2006 section 303(d) List. As a result of this amended Final Action, EPA is adding 133 water body pollutant combinations to Louisiana's 2006 section 303(d) List. A total of 478 water body pollutant combinations are now included in Louisiana's 2006 Final section 303(d) List. The basis for these decisions is described in EPA's Responsiveness Summary and the amended Record of Decision.
Draft Toxicological Review of Thallium: In Support of the Summary Information in the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)
Document Number: E8-2882
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is announcing a public comment period for the external review draft document titled, ``Toxicological Review of Thallium: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)'' (NCEA-S-2949). The EPA intends to consider comments and recommendations from the public and the expert panel meeting, which will be scheduled at a later date and announced in the Federal Register, when EPA finalizes the draft document. The public comment period will provide opportunities for all interested parties to comment on the document. EPA intends to forward public comments submitted in accordance with this notice to the external peer-review panel prior to the meeting for their consideration. EPA is releasing this draft document solely for the purpose of pre- dissemination public review under applicable information quality guidelines. This document has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency policy or determination. The draft document and EPA's peer-review charge are available via the Internet on NCEA's home page under the Recent Additions and the Data and Publications menus at http://www.epa.gov/ncea. When finalizing the draft document, EPA intends to consider any public comments that EPA receives in accordance with this notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Disinfectants/Disinfection Byproducts, Chemical and Radionuclides Rules Renewal Information Collection Request (ICR); EPA ICR No. 1896.08, OMB Control No. 2040-0204
Document Number: E8-2881
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2008. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Massachusetts; Certification of Tunnel Ventilation Systems in the Metropolitan Boston Air Pollution Control District
Document Number: E8-2746
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Massachusetts. The SIP revision consists of technical revisions to Massachusetts regulation 310 CMR 7.38, ``Certification of Tunnel Ventilation Systems in the Metropolitan Boston Air Pollution Control District.'' The amendments better define the emissions monitoring techniques for various types of tunnel ventilation systems, and provide flexibility in emission monitoring requirements. This action is being taken in accordance with the Clean Air Act.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Massachusetts; Certification of Tunnel Ventilation Systems in the Metropolitan Boston Air Pollution Control District
Document Number: E8-2745
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Massachusetts. The SIP revision consists of technical revisions to Massachusetts regulation 310 CMR 7.38, ``Certification of Tunnel Ventilation Systems in the Metropolitan Boston Air Pollution Control District.'' The amendments better define the emissions monitoring techniques for various types of tunnel ventilation systems, and provide flexibility in emission monitoring requirements. This action is being taken in accordance with the Clean Air Act.