Environmental Protection Agency September 25, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee; Notice of Public Meetings
Document Number: E8-22583
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, EPA gives notice of a public meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) on October 7-8, 2008. A draft agenda is under development that will include reports from and discussions about issues from the following PPDC work groups: Work Group on 21st Century Toxicology/New Integrated Testing Strategies; and Work Group on Comparative Safety Statements for Pesticide Product Labeling. The agenda will also include reports from the Office of Pesticide Programs' (OPP) Pesticide Incident Workgroup; OPP's Pollinator Protection Team, the Work Group on Web- Distributed Labeling; and updates on endangered species, endocrine disruptors, and resources.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Nevada; Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program
Document Number: E8-22557
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Under the Clean Air Act, EPA is proposing to approve certain revisions, and to disapprove certain other revisions, of the Nevada State Implementation Plan submitted by the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection. These revisions relate to the application of the State's vehicle inspection and maintenance program to vehicles operated on Federal installations. EPA is also proposing to correct certain plan revisions related to this subject that EPA previously approved in error. The intended effect is to ensure that vehicles operated on Federal installations are subject only to those requirements of the State's vehicle inspection and maintenance program that apply in the same manner and to the same extent to nongovernmental entities.
Lead and Copper Rule Remaining Long-Term Issues Stakeholder Meeting
Document Number: E8-22554
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is giving notice of a public meeting to discuss remaining ``long-term'' issues with the Lead and Copper Rule. This meeting is open to the public and will provide a forum for public discussion of potential issues that may be appropriate for additional action.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Glass Manufacturing Plants, (Renewal), EPA ICR Number 1131.09, OMB Control Number 2060-0054
Document Number: E8-22542
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (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 collection and the estimated burden and cost.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Metallic Mineral Processing Plants, EPA ICR Number 0982.09, OMB Control Number 2060-0016
Document Number: E8-22541
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (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 collection and the estimated burden and cost.
Science Advisory Board Staff Office Notification of a Meeting of the Science Advisory Board
Document Number: E8-22539
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public face-to-face meeting of the chartered SAB to: discuss future environmental science issues within the context of EPA's research directions and priorities, and conduct quality reviews of up to three Draft SAB reports.
Draft Toxicological Review of Ethylene Glycol Mono Butyl Ether (EGBE): In Support of the Summary Information in the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)
Document Number: E8-22538
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is announcing that Eastern Research Group, Inc. (ERG), an EPA contractor for external scientific peer review, will convene an independent panel of experts and organize and conduct an external peer review workshop to review the external review draft document titled, ``Toxicological Review of Ethylene Glycol Mono Butyl Ether (EGBE): In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)'' (EPA/635/R-08/006A). EPA previously announced the 60- day public comment period (ending June 24, 2008) for the draft document in the Federal Register on April 25, 2008 (73 FR 22372-22373). EPA will consider public comments and recommendations from the expert panel workshop as EPA finalizes the draft document. The public comment period and the external peer review workshop are separate processes that provide opportunities for all interested parties to comment on the document. EPA intends to forward public comments submitted in accordance with the Federal Register notice (73 FR 22372-22373) to ERG for consideration by the external peer review panel prior to the workshop. 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. The public may attend this workshop as observers through a registration process, and time will be set aside for observers to give brief oral comments at the workshop regarding the draft document under review. The draft document and EPA's peer review charge are available via the Internet on NCEA's home page under the Recent Additions and the Data and Publications menus at https://www.epa.gov/ncea. When finalizing the draft document, EPA intends to consider the comments and recommendations from the external peer review workshop and any public comments that EPA receives in accordance with 73 FR 22372-22373, April 25, 2008. Public comments submitted during the 60-day public comment period ending June 24, 2008, may be observed at https:// www.regulations.gov under Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2008-0245.
Conference on Air Quality Modeling
Document Number: E8-22537
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
We announce the Ninth Conference on Air Quality Modeling. Such a conference is required by Section 320 of the Clean Air Act (CAA) to be held every 3 years. The purposes of the ninth conference are to provide an overview of the latest features of the new air quality models and to provide a forum for public review and comment on potential revisions to the way the Agency determines and applies the appropriate air quality models in the future.