Environmental Protection Agency December 12, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2014-29196
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-12
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Phosphoric Acid Manufacturing and Phosphate Fertilizer Production RTR and Standards of Performance for Phosphate Processing; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2014-29193
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-12
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On November 7, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed amendments to the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for Phosphoric Acid Manufacturing and Phosphate Fertilizer Production source categories and to new source performance standards for several phosphate processing categories. The EPA is extending the deadline for written comments on the proposed amendments by 30 days to January 21, 2015. The EPA received requests for an extension from The Fertilizer Institute, several phosphate facilities and a testing company that supports the industry. The Fertilizer Institute has requested the extension in order to allow more time to review the proposed rule and associated emissions data, risk assessment and technology review.
Clean Water Act: Section 404(c) Exception Approval
Document Number: 2014-29192
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-12
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This is a notice of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA's) approval of coverage for the continued operation and maintenance of the portion of the Barataria to Alliance Transmission Line and an associated distribution line located in the Bayou aux Carpes CWA Section 404(c) site in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, under an exception provided in the October 16, 1985, EPA Bayou aux Carpes Final Determination, as amended. This action covers discharges (approximately 1.35 cubic yards) to wetlands of dredged or fill material associated with ongoing activities by Entergy Louisiana, L.L.C. (Entergy) to provide electrical service to residential, commercial, military, industrial, and other facilities in nearby Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Texas; Repeal of Lead Emission Rules for Stationary Sources in El Paso and Dallas County
Document Number: 2014-29146
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-12-12
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for Texas which repeals lead emission rules which cover stationary sources in El Paso and Dallas county that are no longer in existence. This action is being taken under section 110(k) and part D of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Texas; Repeal of Lead Emission Rules for Stationary Sources in El Paso and Dallas County
Document Number: 2014-29144
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-12
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for Texas which repeals lead emission rules which cover stationary sources in El Paso and Dallas county that are no longer in existence. This action is being taken under section 110(k) and part D of the Clean Air Act.