Environmental Protection Agency July 10, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

2007 Interim Report of the U.S. EPA Global Change Research Program Assessment of the Impacts of Global Change on Regional U.S. Air Quality: A Preliminary Synthesis of Climate Change Impacts on O3
Document Number: E8-15727
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is announcing a 45-day public comment period for the draft document titled, ``2007 Interim Report of the U.S. EPA Global Change Research Program Assessment of the Impacts of Global Change on Regional U.S. Air Quality: A Preliminary Synthesis of Climate Change Impacts on O3'' (EPA/600/R-07/094). The document was prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment within EPA's Office of Research and Development. EPA is releasing this draft document solely for the purpose of pre- dissemination peer 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. EPA will consider any public comments submitted in accordance with this notice when revising the document.
Agency Information Collection Activities OMB Responses
Document Number: E8-15724
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This document announces the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) responses to Agency Clearance requests, in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control numbers for EPA's regulations are listed in 40 CFR part 9 and 48 CFR chapter 15.
Proposed Past Cost Administrative Settlement Under Section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act; In the Matter of New Carlisle Well Contamination Site, New Carlisle, Clark County, OH
Document Number: E8-15723
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-10
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 for recovery of past response costs concerning the New Carlisle Well Contamination (``NCWC'') Site, New Carlisle, Clark County, Ohio, Waste Management of Ohio, Inc., (``WMOI''). The settlement requires WMOI to pay $335,000.00 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund, which represents approximately 90% of U.S. EPA's documented past costs. Under the terms of the settlement, WMOI agrees to pay the settlement amount. In exchange for its payment, the United States covenants not to sue or take administrative action pursuant to Section 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607(a), relating to the NCWC Site. In addition, WMOI is entitled to protection from contribution actions or claims as provided by Sections 113(f) and 122(h)(4) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9613(f) and 9622(h)(4), for all response costs incurred and to be incurred by any person at the NCWC Site. For thirty (30) days after 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 modify or withdraw its consent to the 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 EPA's Region 5 Office at 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604, and at the New Carlisle Public Library, 111 E. Lake St., New Carlisle, OH 45344, Contact: Ted Allison.