Environmental Protection Agency July 1, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
Document Number: E8-14906
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (``CERCLA''), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement concerning the Tobin and Jacks Superfund Site, with a number of parties (``Settling Parties''), and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') The settlement requires the Settling Parties to pay a total of $405,180.31 to the EPA in reimbursement of Past Response Costs. The settlement includes a covenant not to sue under section 107 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C 9607. 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 withdraw or withhold its consent to the proposed 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 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202-2733.
Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Drinking Water Committee
Document Number: E8-14881
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference of the SAB Drinking Water Committee (DWC) to discuss and finalize its draft advisory report regarding EPA's draft third Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List 3 (CCL 3).
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Area Source Standards for Plating and Polishing Operations
Document Number: E8-14795
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
We are issuing national emission standards for control of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) for the plating and polishing area source category. This final rule establishes emission standards in the form of management practices for new and existing tanks, thermal spraying equipment, and mechanical polishing equipment in certain plating and polishing processes. These final emission standards reflect EPA's determination regarding the generally achievable control technology (GACT) and/or management practices for the area source category.