Environmental Protection Agency June 4, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; The SunWise Program (Renewal)
Document Number: 2014-12965
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``The SunWise Program (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 1904.08, OMB Control No. 2060-0439) 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 June 30, 2014. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on December 31, 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; NESHAP for Beryllium Rocket Motor Fuel Firing (Renewal)
Document Number: 2014-12957
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``NESHAP for Beryllium Rocket Motor Fuel Firing (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 1125.07, OMB Control No. 2060-0394), 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 June 30, 2014. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (78 FR 35023) on June 11, 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.
Registration Review Proposed and Proposed Interim Decisions; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2014-12943
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the availability of EPA's proposed registration review decisions and opens a public comment period on the proposed and proposed interim decisions. Registration review is EPA's periodic review of pesticide registrations to ensure that each pesticide continues to satisfy the statutory standard for registration, that is, that the pesticide can perform its intended function without unreasonable adverse effects on human health or the environment. Through this program, EPA is ensuring that each pesticide's registration is based on current scientific and other knowledge, including its effects on human health and the environment. This document also announces the registration review case closure for the pesticide amitrole (case 0095) and the availability of the amitrole case closure document. The cancellation of all amitrole product registrations became effective on April 11, 2014. This case closure for amitrole is being announced herein with no comment period.
Imazapic; Pesticide Tolerances; Technical Correction
Document Number: 2014-12939
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA issued a final rule in the Federal Register of August 16, 2013, concerning the establishment of a tolerance for imazapic in or on sugarcane, cane. This document is being issued to correct the codified section by including a footnote under the table in paragraph (a)(1) to denote that there are no U.S. registrations for the commodity sugarcane, cane.
Notice of Decision To Issue Clean Air Act Greenhouse Gas PSD Permit for the ExxonMobil Chemical Company Baytown Olefins Plant
Document Number: 2014-12930
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces that EPA Region 6 issued a final permit decision for a Clean Air Act Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permit (PSD-TX-102982-GHG) for the ExxonMobil Chemical Company (ExxonMobil) to authorize a construction project at ExxonMobil's existing Baytown Olefins Plant (BOP).
Notice of Receipt of Requests to Voluntarily Cancel Certain Pesticide Registrations
Document Number: 2014-12922
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of requests by registrants to voluntarily cancel certain pesticide registrations. EPA intends to grant these requests at the close of the comment period for this announcement unless the Agency receives substantive comments within the comment period that would merit its further review of the requests, or unless the registrants withdraw their requests. If these requests are granted, any sale, distribution, or use of products listed in this notice will be permitted after the registration has been cancelled only if such sale, distribution, or use is consistent with the terms as described in the final order.
Fipronil; Receipt of Application for Emergency Exemptions, Solicitation of Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-12918
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has received specific exemption requests from the Oregon Department of Agriculture to use the pesticide Fipronil (CAS No. 120068-37-3) to treat up to 600 acres of rutabaga and turnips to control the cabbage maggot. The applicant proposes uses which are supported by the Interregional (IR)-4 program and has been requested in 5 or more previous years, and a petition for tolerance has not yet been submitted to the Agency. In accordance with 40 CFR 166.24(a)(7), EPA is soliciting public comment before making the decision whether or not to grant the exemption.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Missouri; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2008 Lead National Ambient Air Quality Standard
Document Number: 2014-12912
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve elements of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) submission from the State of Missouri addressing the applicable requirements of Clean Air Act (CAA) section 110 for the 2008 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for Lead (Pb), which requires that each state adopt and submit a SIP to support implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of each new or revised NAAQS promulgated by EPA. These SIPs are commonly referred to as ``infrastructure'' SIPs. The infrastructure requirements are designed to ensure that the structural components of each state's air quality management program are adequate to meet the state's responsibilities under the CAA.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NESHAP for Pharmaceuticals Production (Renewal)
Document Number: 2014-12911
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``NESHAP for Pharmaceuticals Production (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 1781.07, OMB Control No. 2060- 0358), 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 June 30, 2014. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register 78 FR 35023 on June 11, 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.