Environmental Protection Agency November 3, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NESHAP for Chemical Recovery Combustion Sources at Kraft, Soda, Sulfite, and Stand-Alone Semichemical Pulp Mills (Renewal)
Document Number: 2011-28524
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-03
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.
National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology
Document Number: 2011-28523
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92463, EPA gives notice of a public meeting of the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT). NACEPT provides advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of environmental policy, technology, and management issues. NACEPT represents diverse interests from academia, industry, non-governmental organizations, and local, State, and tribal governments. The purpose of this meeting is to continue developing recommendations to the Administrator regarding actions that EPA can take to address critical issues surrounding Workforce Development, and actions the Agency can take to be more effective in serving the needs of Vulnerable Populations. The Council will also begin discussing recommendations to the Agency in response to the National Academy of Sciences Report on ``Incorporating Sustainability in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency''. A copy of the agenda for the meeting will be posted at http://www.epa.gov/ofacmo/ nacept/cal-nacept.htm.
Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Update Release of Final Report
Document Number: 2011-28522
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is announcing the release of the report Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Update. The Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Update provides a summary of the recommended exposure factors extracted from the Exposure Factors Handbook published on September 30, 2011. The Highlights document was prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) within EPA's Office of Research and Development. The parent Exposure Factors Handbook provides detailed data and analyses on various physiological and behavioral factors commonly used in assessing exposure to environmental chemicals. The Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Update (EPA/ 600/R-10/030) is available via the Internet at http://www.epa.gov/ncea.
Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District
Document Number: 2011-28391
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is finalizing approval of revisions to the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District (SJVUAPCD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). These revisions were proposed in the Federal Register on August 23, 2011 and concern volatile organic compound (VOC), oxides of nitrogen (NOX), and particulate matter (PM) emissions from flares. We are approving a local rule that regulates these emission sources under the Clean Air Act as amended in 1990 (CAA or the Act).
Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District
Document Number: 2011-28388
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is finalizing approval of revisions to the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District (SJVUAPCD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). This revision was proposed in the Federal Register on June 30, 2011 and concerns volatile organic compound (VOC) and particulate matter (PM) emissions from commercial charbroilers. We are approving a local rule that regulates these emission sources under the Clean Air Act as amended in 1990 (CAA or the Act).