Environmental Protection Agency April 1, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Oil Pollution Prevention; Non-Transportation Related Onshore Facilities; Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Rule-Final Amendments
Document Number: E9-7301
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is delaying the effective date of the final rule that amends the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations promulgated in the Federal Register on December 5, 2008. The amendments will become effective on January 14, 2010. EPA additionally is requesting public comment on whether a further extension of the effective date may be warranted.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Acid Rain Program Under Title IV of the CAA Amendments of 1990 (Renewal); EPA ICR No. 1633.15, OMB Control No. 2060-0258
Document Number: E9-7299
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR is scheduled to expire on July 31, 2009. 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.
Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Expert Elicitation Advisory Panel
Document Number: E9-7298
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference of the SAB Expert Elicitation Advisory Panel to discuss a draft report reviewing EPA's draft Expert Elicitation Task Force White Paper.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; New Mexico; Albuquerque/Bernalillo County
Document Number: E9-7297
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve a revision to the New Mexico Albuquerque/Bernalillo County State Implementation Plan (SIP). This revision replaces Regulation 8, Airborne Particulate Matter, with NMAC 20.11.20, Fugitive Dust Control. This rulemaking action is being taken under section 110 of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; New Mexico; Albuquerque/Bernalillo County
Document Number: E9-7296
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is taking direct final action to approve a revision to the New Mexico Albuquerque/Bernalillo County State Implementation Plan (SIP). This revision replaces Regulation 8, Airborne Particulate Matter, with New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC), 20.11.20, Fugitive Dust Control. This rulemaking action is being taken under section 110 of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Variance Determination for Particulate Matter From a Specific Source in the State of New Jersey
Document Number: E9-7179
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the State of New Jersey. This SIP revision consists of a source-specific reasonably available control technology (RACT) determination for controlling particulate matter from the cooling tower operated by the PSEG Nuclear LLC Hope Creek and Salem Generating Stations. This action approves a source-specific variance determination and emission limitations that were made by New Jersey in accordance with the provisions of its rule to help meet the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter. The intended effect of this rule is to approve source-specific emissions limitations required by the Clean Air Act.
Prothioconazole; Pesticide Tolerance
Document Number: E9-7175
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation increases a tolerance for combined residues of prothioconzole and prothioconazole-desthio, calculated as parent in or on, wheat, forage. Bayer CropScience requested this tolerance under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Quinoxyfen; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: E9-7046
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of quinoxyfen in or on artichoke, globe; fruit, stone, group 12; squash, winter; pumpkin; and gourd, edible. This regulation also deletes the established cherry, sweet; and cherry, tart tolerances, as they will be superseded by inclusion in the stone fruit crop group. This regulation additionally deletes the time-limited tolerances for pumpkin; winter squash; and melon subgroup 9A, as the tolerances expired on December 31, 2007. Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4) requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Captan, 2,4-D, Dodine, DCPA, Endothall, Fomesafen, Propyzamide, Ethofumesate, Permethrin, Dimethipin, and Fenarimol; Technical Amendment
Document Number: E9-7040
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA issued a final rule in the Federal Register of September 12, 2007, revoking, revising, and establishing certain tolerances. This document is being issued to correct a terminology omission associated with DCPA and onions.