Environmental Protection Agency April 30, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: The 2009 Critical Use Exemption From the Phaseout of Methyl Bromide
Document Number: E9-9966
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This final rule authorizes uses of methyl bromide that qualify for the 2009 critical use exemption and the amount of methyl bromide that may be produced, imported, or supplied from existing pre-phaseout inventory for those uses in 2009. EPA is taking action under the authority of the Clean Air Act to reflect a consensus decision taken at the Nineteenth Meeting of by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) Addendum to Supplemental Funding for Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Grantees
Document Number: E9-9964
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA published a notice on April 10, 2009 regarding plans to make available approximately $40 million in Recovery Act funding to supplement Revolving Loan Fund capitalization grants previously awarded competitively under section 104(k)(3) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). The purpose of this notice is to notify eligible RLF grantees that Supplemental Funding for Brownfields RLF grantees provided under the April 10, 2009 notice will be subject to the Buy American provisions for activities defined as infrastructure by the Agency.
Tentative Approval and Solicitation of Request for a Public Hearing for Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Document Number: E9-9963
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notice is hereby given that the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is revising its approved Public Water System Supervision Program to adopt EPA's Ground Water Rule. The EPA has determined that these revisions are no less stringent than the corresponding Federal regulations. Therefore, the EPA intends to approve these program revisions. All interested parties may request a public hearing.
Pesticide Product Registrations; Conditional Approval
Document Number: E9-10004
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces Agency approval of applications submitted by Syngenta Seeds, Incorporated - Field Crops - NAFTA, to conditionally register the pesticide products, MIR162 Maize, Bt11 x MIR162 Corn, and Bt11 x MIR162 x MIR604 Corn, containing a new active ingredient not included in any previously registered products pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c)(7)(C) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended.