Environmental Protection Agency July 21, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Draft Risk and Exposure Assessment Report for Sulfur Dioxide (SO2
Document Number: E8-16671
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On or about July 3, 2008, the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS) of EPA is making available for public review and comment a draft document titled ``Risk and Exposure Assessment to Support the Review of the SO2 Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standards: First Draft.'' The purpose of this draft document is to convey the approach taken to assess exposures to ambient SO2 and to characterize associated health risks, as well as to present the results of those assessments.
Proposed Rule to Implement the 1997 8-Hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard: Addressing a Portion of the Phase 2 Ozone Implementation Rule Concerning Reasonable Further Progress Emissions Reductions Credits Outside Ozone Nonattainment Areas
Document Number: E8-16668
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA proposes to revise its Phase 2 implementation rule for the 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS or standard) to address the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit's vacatur and remand of this rule. Specifically, this proposal addresses the vacatur and remand of a provision that allowed credit toward reasonable further progress (RFP) for the 8-hour standard from emission reductions outside the nonattainment area.
Proposed CERCLA Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement; Old Village Mill, LLC, Brunswick Mill Site and Carvill Combing Company Site, Plainfield, CT
Document Number: E8-16640
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-21
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 costs concerning the Brunswick Mill Superfund Site and Carvill Combing Company Superfund Site in Plainfield, Connecticut with the following settling party: Old Village Mill, LLC. The settlement requires the settling party to pay $225,000.00 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund. The settlement includes a covenant not to sue for the settling party pursuant to sections 106 and 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607(a). 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 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 One Congress Street, Boston, MA 02114-2023.
Gulf of Mexico Program Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: E8-16637
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), EPA gives notice of a meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Program (GMP) Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Gloria Car, U.S. EPA, at (228) 688-2421 or car.gloria@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Gloria Car, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request.
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 Pike County Area
Document Number: E8-16476
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-21
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 Pike County Area. EPA is approving the maintenance plan and the 2002 base-year inventory for the Pike County Area as revisions to the Pennsylvania SIP in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA).