Environmental Protection Agency May 16, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Maryland; Adoption of Control Techniques Guidelines for Miscellaneous Metal and Plastic Parts Which Includes Pleasure Craft Coating Operations
Document Number: 2013-11789
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the Maryland State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) on January 10, 2013. The SIP revision consists of a new regulation pertaining to control of volatile organic compound emissions from pleasure craft coating operations. This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Kentucky; Stage II Requirements for Enterprise Holdings, Inc. at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Boone County
Document Number: 2013-11713
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve a source-specific State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted to EPA by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, through the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (KDAQ) on April 25, 2013, for the purpose of exempting Enterprise Holdings, Inc., facility from the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act) Stage II vapor control requirements. The Enterprise Holdings, Inc., facility is currently being constructed at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Boone County, Kentucky. EPA's proposed approval of this revision to Kentucky's SIP is based on the December 12, 2006, EPA policy memorandum from Stephen D. Page, entitled ``Removal of Stage II Vapor Recovery in Situations Where Widespread Use of Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery is Demonstrated.'' This action is being taken pursuant to the CAA.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Georgia; State Implementation Plan Miscellaneous Revisions
Document Number: 2013-11567
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is taking direct final action to approve changes to the Georgia State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to EPA in four separate SIP submittals dated September 15, 2008, August 30, 2010 (two submittals), and December 15, 2011. In the portions of the submittals being approved today, the SIP revisions update the Georgia SIP to reflect EPA's current national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, lead, and particulate matter found in the Code of Federal Regulations.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Georgia; State Implementation Plan Miscellaneous Revisions
Document Number: 2013-11565
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing changes to the Georgia State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to EPA in four separate SIP submittals dated September 15, 2008, August 30, 2010 (two submittals), and December 15, 2011. In the portions of the submittals being approved today, the SIP revisions update the Georgia SIP to reflect EPA's current national ambient air quality standards for sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, lead, and particulate matter found in the Code of Federal Regulations. In the Final Rules Section of this Federal Register, EPA is approving the State's implementation plan revision as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final rule. If no adverse comments are received in response to this rule, no further activity is contemplated. If EPA receives adverse comments, the direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. EPA will not institute a second comment period on this document. Any parties interested in commenting on this document should do so at this time.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; North Carolina; State Implementation Plan Miscellaneous Revisions
Document Number: 2013-11563
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is proposing to approve a portion of a revision to the North Carolina State Implementation Plan submitted on February 3, 2010, through the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources. This revision updates the North Carolina SIP to reflect EPA's current national ambient air quality standards for ozone, lead and particulate matter found in the Code of Federal Regulations. In the Final Rules Section of this Federal Register, EPA is approving the State's implementation plan revision as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final rule. If no adverse comments are received in response to this rule, no further activity is contemplated. If EPA receives adverse comments, the direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. EPA will not institute a second comment period on this document. Any parties interested in commenting on this document should do so at this time.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; North Carolina; State Implementation Plan Miscellaneous Revisions
Document Number: 2013-11562
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is taking direct final action to approve a portion of a revision to the North Carolina State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted on February 3, 2010, through the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NC DENR). This revision updates the North Carolina SIP to reflect EPA's current national ambient air quality standards for ozone, lead, and particulate matter found in the Code of Federal Regulations.