Environmental Protection Agency January 2, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Utah; Maintenance Plan for the 1997 8-Hour Ozone Standard for Salt Lake County and Davis County
Document Number: 2012-31562
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-02
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to partially approve and partially disapprove State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the Governor of Utah on March 22, 2007. The SIP revision is the State of Utah's maintenance plan for the 1997 8-hour ozone standard for Salt Lake County and Davis County, along with associated rules: R307-101-2, ``Definitions;'' R307-110-13, ``Section IX, Control Measures for Area and Point Sources, Part D, Ozone;'' R307-320, ``Ozone Maintenance Areas and Ogden City: Employer-Based Trip Reduction Program;'' R307-325, ``Ozone Nonattainment and Maintenance Areas: General Requirements;'' R307-326, ``Ozone Nonattainment and Maintenance Areas: Control of Hydrocarbon Emissions in Petroleum Refineries;'' R307-327, ``Ozone Nonattainment and Maintenance Areas: Petroleum Liquid Storage;'' R307- 328, ``Ozone Nonattainment and Maintenance Areas and Utah and Weber Counties: Gasoline Transfer and Storage;'' R307-335, ``Ozone Nonattainment and Maintenance Areas: Degreasing and Solvent Cleaning Operations;'' R307-340, ``Ozone Nonattainment and Maintenance Areas: Surface Coating Processes;'' R307-341, ``Ozone Nonattainment and Maintenance Areas: Cutback Asphalt;'' and R307-342, ``Ozone Nonattainment and Maintenance Areas: Qualification of Contractors and Test Procedures for Vapor Recovery Systems for Gasoline Delivery Tanks.'' This action is being taken under sections 107 and 110 of the Clean Air Act (Act).
Notice of Receipt of Requests for Amendments To Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations
Document Number: 2012-31545
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-02
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of request for amendments by registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. FIFRA provides that a registrant of a pesticide product may at any time request that any of its pesticide registrations be amended to delete one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of any request in the Federal Register.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Georgia: New Source Review-Prevention of Significant Deterioration
Document Number: 2012-31538
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-02
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve portions of a revision to the Georgia State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the State of Georgia, through the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Environmental Protection Division (EPD), on July 26, 2012. The SIP submission includes changes to Georgia's New Source Review (NSR), Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program to incorporate by reference (IBR) federal PSD requirements regarding fine particulate matter (PM2.5) increments, significant impact levels (SILs), significant monitoring concentration (SMC) and the deferral of, until July 21, 2014, PSD applicability to biogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from bioenergy and other biogenic stationary sources. EPA is proposing to approve portions of Georgia's SIP submittal because the Agency has preliminarily determined that it is consistent with section 110 of the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act) and EPA regulations regarding NSR permitting.
Designation of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes; California; Morongo Band of Mission Indians
Document Number: 2012-31537
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-02
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to correct an error in a previous rulemaking that revised the boundaries between nonattainment areas in Southern California established under the Clean Air Act for the purposes of addressing the revoked national ambient air quality standard for one- hour ozone. EPA is also proposing to revise the boundaries of certain Southern California air quality planning areas to designate the Indian country of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, California (Morongo Reservation) as a separate air quality planning area for the one-hour and 1997 eight-hour ozone standards.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Stationary Combustion Turbines (Renewal)
Document Number: 2012-31530
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-02
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 Small Municipal Waste Combustors (Renewal)
Document Number: 2012-31522
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-02
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.