Environmental Protection Agency March 11, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; New Mexico; New Source Review (NSR) Preconstruction Permitting Program; Clarification of EPA's Approval of the Sunland Park Section 110(a)(1) Maintenance Plan for the 1997 8-Hour Ozone Standard
Document Number: 2013-05484
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-11
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is taking final action to approve revisions to the applicable New Source Review (NSR) State Implementation Plan (SIP) for New Mexico. Among the changes, EPA is approving the following: the establishment of a new Minor NSR (MNSR) general construction permitting program; changes to the MNSR Public Participation requirements; the establishment of three different types of MNSR Permit Revisions; and the addition of exemptions for de minimis emission sources and activities from obtaining a MNSR permit. EPA finds that these revisions to the New Mexico SIP comply with the Federal Clean Air Act (the Act or CAA) and EPA regulations and are consistent with EPA policies. EPA also is providing clarification of an earlier separate EPA rulemaking action approving the Section 110(a)(1) Maintenance Plan for the 1997 8-hour ozone standard for the Sunland Park 1997 8-hour attainment area. This action is being taken under section 110 of the Act.
New York: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revision
Document Number: 2013-05481
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-11
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
New York State has applied to EPA for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended, commonly referred to as the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that these changes, with limited exceptions, satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization, and is authorizing the State's changes through this direct final action.
New York: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revisions
Document Number: 2013-05479
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-03-11
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
New York State has applied to EPA for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended, commonly referred to as the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA proposes to grant final authorization to New York for these changes, with limited exceptions. EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization, and is authorizing the state's changes through a direct final action.