Environmental Protection Agency January 29, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notification of a Public Meeting of the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) Ozone Review Panel
Document Number: 2014-01723
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public meeting of the CASAC Ozone Review Panel to conduct a peer review of three draft EPA documents: (1) Health Risk and Exposure Assessment for OzoneSecond External Review Draft (January 2014), (2) Welfare Risk and Exposure Assessment for OzoneSecond External Review Draft (January 2014) and (3) Policy Assessment for the Review of the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality StandardsSecond External Review Draft (January 2014).
Release of Draft Documents Related to the Review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone
Document Number: 2014-01721
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On or about January 31, 2014, the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS) will make available for public comment three draft documents prepared as part of the current review of the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for Ozone (O3). Two are draft risk and exposure assessment documents: Health Risk and Exposure Assessment for Ozone, Second External Review Draft and Welfare Risk and Exposure Assessment for Ozone, Second External Review Draft, and the third is the draft policy assessment document: Policy Assessment for the Review of the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards, Second External Review Draft.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Environmental Impact Assessment of Nongovernmental Activities in Antarctica (Renewal)
Document Number: 2014-01667
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``Environmental Impact Assessment of Nongovernmental Activities in Antarctica (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 1808.07, OMB Control No. 2020-0007) 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.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through March 31, 2014. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (78 FR 57847) on September 20, 2013 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. 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.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Clean Water Act Section 404 State-Assumed Programs (Renewal)
Document Number: 2014-01666
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``Clean Water Act Section 404 State-Assumed Programs (Renewal)'' 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.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through January 31, 2014. Public comments on the ICR renewal were requested via the Federal Register (78 FR 62629) published on October 22, 2013, during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. 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.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Pesticide Registration Fees Program
Document Number: 2014-01665
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has submitted the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: ``Pesticide Registration Fees Program'' (EPA ICR No. 2330.02, OMB Control No. 2070- 0179). This is a request to renew an existing collection. The ICR, which is abstracted below, describes the nature of the information collection activity and its expected burden and costs. Copies of the ICR and related documents are available in the docket.
Indaziflam; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2014-01363
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-01-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of indaziflam in or on coffee, banana, and palm oil. Bayer Crop Science requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Pesticides; Consideration of Spray Drift in Pesticide Risk Assessment: Notice of Availability and Request for Comment
Document Number: 2014-01234
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-29
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is announcing the availability of two draft guidance documents for public comment. These documents describe how off-site spray drift will be evaluated for ecological and human health risk assessments for pesticides. Once final, these guidance documents will be posted on EPA's Web site, to ensure consistent risk assessment practices and provide transparency for pesticide registrants and other interested stakeholders.