Environmental Protection Agency July 28, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Chino Airport Radium Dials Site; Notice of Proposed CERCLA Settlement Agreement for Recovery of Past Response Costs
Document Number: E8-17235
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-28
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), the EPA is hereby providing notice of a proposed settlement agreement (``Agreement'') concerning the Chino Airport Radium Dials Site in San Bernardino County, California (``the Chino Airport Site''). Section 122(h) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C 9622(h), provides EPA with the authority to enter into administrative settlements. Pursuant to this Agreement, San Bernardino County will reimburse the EPA for $481,677.18 in costs that the EPA incurred while overseeing the removal of hazardous substances from the Chino Airport Site and completing that removal action.
Adequacy Status of the Submitted 2009 VOC and NOX
Document Number: E8-17223
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is notifying the public that EPA has found that the 2009 motor vehicle emissions budgets in the May 28, 2008 New Hampshire State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision are adequate for transportation conformity purposes. The submittal includes MOBILE 6.2 motor vehicle emission budgets for 2009 for the Boston-Manchester-Portsmouth (Southeast), New Hampshire; 8-hour ozone area. As a result of our finding, the State of New Hampshire must use these motor vehicle emission budgets for future conformity determinations for the Boston- Manchester-Portsmouth (Southeast), New Hampshire; 8-hour ozone area.
Standards of Performance for Petroleum Refineries
Document Number: E8-17220
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On June 24, 2008, EPA published in the Federal Register final amendments to the current standards of performance for petroleum refineries and separate standards of performance for new, modified, or reconstructed process units at petroleum refineries. Both of these final rules had an effective date of June 24, 2008. This document stays the effective date of the rule for the newly promulgated standards of performance for new, modified, or reconstructed process units at petroleum refineries to September 26, 2008 to be consistent with sections 801 and 808 of the Congressional Review Act, enacted as part of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act, 5 U.S.C. 801, 808. The effective date for the final rule promulgating amendments to the current standards of performance for petroleum refineries is not changing and remains June 24, 2008.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Critical Use Exemption From the Phaseout of Methyl Bromide (Renewal); EPA ICR No. 2031.03, OMB Control No. 2060-0482
Document Number: E8-17218
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-28
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 to renew an existing approved collection. The ICR, which is abstracted below, describes the nature of the information collection and its estimated burden and cost.