Environmental Protection Agency July 8, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Reporting Requirements for BEACH Act Grants, EPA ICR Number 2048.01, OMB Control Number 2040-0244
Document Number: E8-15439
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a continuing Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This is a request to renew an existing approved collection. This ICR is scheduled to expire on July 25, 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.
Proposed Agreement Pursuant to Section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act for the Wabash Environmental Technologies Site
Document Number: E8-15434
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with section 122(i)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1984, as amended (``CERCLA''), notification is hereby given of a proposed administrative agreement concerning the Wabash Environmental Technologies hazardous waste site in Terre Haute, Indiana (the ``Site''). EPA proposes to enter into this agreement under the authority of section 122(h) and 107 of CERCLA. The proposed agreement has been executed by Heidtman Steel Products, Inc.; Marathon Petroleum Company LLC; and Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (the ``Settling Parties''). Under the proposed agreement, the Settling Parties will pay $200,000 to the Hazardous Substances Superfund to resolve EPA's claims against them for response costs incurred by EPA at the Site. EPA has incurred response costs investigating and performing response actions at the Site to mitigate potential imminent and substantial endangerments to human health or the environment presented or threatened by hazardous substances present at the Site. For thirty days following the date of publication of this notice, the EPA will receive written comments relating to this proposed agreement. EPA will consider all comments received and may decide not to enter this proposed agreement if comments disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the proposed agreement is inappropriate, improper or inadequate.
Motorola 52nd Street Superfund Site; Proposed Notice of Administrative Settlement Based on a Limited Ability To Pay at the Motorola 52nd Street Superfund Site
Document Number: E8-15433
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notice is hereby given that a proposed Administrative Settlement (``Agreement'') based on limited ability to pay for a potential source facility at the Motorola 52nd Street Superfund Site in Phoenix, Arizona (``52nd Street Site'' or ``Site''). The Agreement has been negotiated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') and the owner and operator of the potential source facility, Paul McCoys Laundry and Dry Cleaners, Inc. (``Respondent'') subject to the final review and approval of the EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice. The proposed Agreement settles Respondent's liability at the Site pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9622(h)(1) (``CERCLA''). In the Agreement, Respondent agrees to pay the EPA $26,000 representing a portion of costs incurred in response to the release or threat of release of hazardous substances the Site. In exchange, the proposed Agreement includes EPA's covenant not to sue or to take administrative action against Respondent. 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.
Direct Final Approval of Revised Municipal Waste Combustor State Plan for Designated Facilities and Pollutants: Indiana
Document Number: E8-15349
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is approving revisions to Indiana's State Plan to control air pollutants from large Municipal Waste Combustors (MWC). The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) submitted the State Plan on August 24, 2007. The revisions are consistent with Emission Guideline (EG) amendments promulgated by EPA on May 10, 2006. This approval means that EPA finds that the State Plan amendments meet applicable Clean Air Act (Act) requirements for large MWCs for which construction commenced on or before September 20, 1994. Once effective, this approval also makes the amended State Plan Federally enforceable.
Direct Final Approval of Revised Municipal Waste Combustor State Plan for Designated Facilities and Pollutants: Indiana
Document Number: E8-15347
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is approving revisions to Indiana's State Plan to control air pollutants from large Municipal Waste Combustors (MWC). The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) submitted the State Plan on August 24, 2007. The revisions are consistent with Emission Guideline (EG) amendments promulgated by EPA on May 10, 2006. This approval means that EPA finds that the State Plan amendments meet applicable Clean Air Act (Act) requirements for large MWCs for which construction commenced on or before September 20, 1994. Once effective, this approval also makes the amended State Plan Federally enforceable.