Environmental Protection Agency June 6, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; National-Scale Activity Survey (N-SAS); EPA ICR No. 2293.01, OMB Control No. 2060-NEW
Document Number: E8-12729
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (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 for a new collection. The ICR, which is abstracted below, describes the nature of the information collection and its estimated burden and cost.
Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: E8-12714
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments
Document Number: E8-12710
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA supports activities to reduce hazardous fuels and fire risk in wildland and urban interface, and restore declining tree species. However, EPA expressed environmental concerns about the impacts from disturbance to soil, water, wildlife and habitat connectivity, and recommended modifications to the preferred alternative, including additional road segment closure to reduce these impacts. Rating EC2.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Public Water System Supervision Program (Renewal); EPA ICR No. 0270.43, OMB Control No. 2040-0090
Document Number: E8-12709
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-06
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 September 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Microbial Rules (Renewal); EPA ICR No. 1895.04, OMB Control No. 2040-0205
Document Number: E8-12708
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-06
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 September 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.
The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials/State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: E8-12616
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO)/State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG) will hold a 2-day meeting, beginning on June 23, 2008 and ending June 24, 2008. This notice announces the location and times for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Pennsylvania; Section 110(a)(1) 8-Hour Ozone Maintenance Plan and 2002 Base-Year Inventory for the Wayne County Area
Document Number: E8-12589
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) submitted a SIP revision consisting of a maintenance plan that provides for continued attainment of the 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) for at least 10 years after the April 30, 2004, designations, as well as, a 2002 base-year inventory for the Wayne County Area. EPA is approving the maintenance plan and the 2002 base-year inventory for the Wayne County Area as revisions to the Pennsylvania SIP in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
Document Number: E8-12477
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). Under authority of the Clean Air Act as amended in 1990 (CAA or the Act), we are proposing to approve a local rule that requires submission of emission statements from stationary sources that emit volatile organic compounds and oxides of nitrogen.
Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
Document Number: E8-12474
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is taking direct final action to approve revisions to the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). Under authority of the Clean Air Act as amended in 1990 (CAA or the Act), we are approving a local rule that requires submission of emission statements from stationary sources that emit volatile organic compounds and oxides of nitrogen.
Massachusetts Marine Sanitation Device Standard-Receipt of Petition
Document Number: E8-12224
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notice is hereby given that a petition has been received from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts requesting a determination by the Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, that adequate facilities for the safe and sanitary removal and treatment of sewage from all vessels are reasonably available for all Boston Harbor waters of the Inner and Outer Harbor and will extend into Massachusetts Bay to encompass all of the islands in the Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area, including the Brewster Islands and the Graves. It will include sections of the Chelsea, Mystic, Charles, Neponset, Weymouth Fore, Weymouth Back and Weir Rivers, all of which feed into the harbor. The waters of the proposed NDA fall within the jurisdictions of Boston, Braintree, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Hingham, Hull, Milton, Newton, Quincy, Watertown, Weymouth, and Winthrop.