Environmental Protection Agency January 4, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2012-31744
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Ellman Battery Superfund Site; Orlando, Orange County, FL; Notice of Settlement
Document Number: 2012-31733
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Under 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the United States Environmental Protection Agency has entered into an Ability To Pay settlement to recover outstanding cost from two parties concerning a previous Removal Action at the Ellman Battery Superfund Site located in Orlando, Orange County, Florida.
Leonard Chemical Superfund Site; Catawba, York County, SC; Notice of Settlement
Document Number: 2012-31731
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Under 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the United States Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a settlement to recover outstanding cost from three parties who did not participate in a previous Consent Decree to perform a Remedial Action at the Leonard Chemical Superfund Site located in Catawba, York County, South Carolina.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Recordkeeping and Reporting-Solid Waste Disposal Facilities and Practices
Document Number: 2012-31728
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), Recordkeeping and Reporting Solid Waste Disposal Facilities and Practices; ``(EPA ICR No. 1381.10, OMB Control No. 2050-0122) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through June 30, 2013. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
California State Nonroad Engine Pollution Control Standards; Transport Refrigeration Units; Request for Authorization; Opportunity for Public Hearing and Comment
Document Number: 2012-31720
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has notified EPA that it has adopted amendments to California's ``Airborne Toxic Control Measure for In-Use Diesel-Fueled Transport Refrigeration Units (TRU) and TRU Generator Sets and Facilities Where TRUs Operate.'' CARB has asked that EPA confirm that the TRU amendments either fall within the scope of the authorization EPA granted on January 9, 2009, pursuant to section 209(e) of the Clean Air Act, or are not subject to Clean Air Act preemption. This notice announces that EPA has tentatively scheduled a public hearing to consider California's TRU amendments, and that EPA is now accepting written comment on the request.
California State Nonroad Engine Pollution Control Standards; Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles and Engines; Request for Authorization; Opportunity for Public Hearing and Comment
Document Number: 2012-31719
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has notified EPA that it has adopted regulations to amend its Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle and Engines (``OHRV'') Regulations. By letter dated March 24, 2010, CARB submitted a request that EPA authorize these regulations under section 209(e) of the Clean Air Act (CAA), 42 U.S.C. 7543(b). CARB seeks confirmation that certain of the amendments are within the scope of a prior authorization issued by EPA, and that certain of the amendments require and merit a new authorization. This notice announces that EPA has tentatively scheduled a public hearing to consider California's request, and that EPA is now accepting written comment on the request.
California State Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Standards; Urban Buses; Request for Waiver of Preemption; Opportunity for Public Hearing and Comment
Document Number: 2012-31717
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has notified EPA that it has adopted amendments to its emission standards for urban bus engines in a series of rulemakings. The rulemakings at issue took place between 2000 and 2005. Principally, these rulemakings set requirements for California's public transit agencies that operate urban buses and other transit vehicles; additionally, the rulemakings set emission standards for new urban bus engines. CARB requests that EPA grant a waiver of preemption pursuant to section 209(b) of the Clean Air Act for the emission standards and related test procedures. This notice announces that EPA has tentatively scheduled a public hearing to consider California's urban bus regulations, and that EPA is now accepting written comment on the request.
Public Notice of Proposed Reissuance of the NPDES General Permits for Facilities/Operations That Generate, Treat, and/or Use/Dispose of Sewage Sludge by Means of Land Application, Landfill, and Surface Disposal in the EPA Region 8
Document Number: 2012-31716
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Region 8 of the EPA is hereby giving notice of its tentative determination to reissue National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permits for facilities or operations that generate, treat, and/or use/dispose of sewage sludge by means of land application, landfill, and surface disposal in the States of CO, MT, ND, and WY and in Indian country in the States of CO, MT, ND, SD, WY and UT (except for the Goshute Indian Reservation and the Navajo Indian Reservation).
State Program Requirements; Approval of Application To Administer Partial National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Program; Oklahoma
Document Number: 2012-31715
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On December 20, 2012, the Regional Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6 (EPA) approved the request of the State of Oklahoma for authorization of the Agriculture Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AgPDES) program pursuant to Section 402(b) of the Clean Water Act (CWA or ``the Act''). The AgPDES program will be administered by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF) and is a major category partial National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program under Section 402(n)(3) of the Act for all discharges of pollutants into waters of the United States within ODAFF's jurisdiction.