Environmental Protection Agency March 31, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Pendimethalin; Tolerance Exemptions; Technical Correction
Document Number: 2016-07310
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA issued a final rule in the Federal Register of December 21, 2015, concerning the addition of certain commodities to 40 CFR 180.361. Nut, tree group 14-12 was inadvertently omitted. This document corrects that omission.
Announcement on the Availability of the IRIS Program General Comments Docket; Announcement of the IRIS Program Public Science Meetings for Calendar Year 2016
Document Number: 2016-07181
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of an IRIS Program General Comments Docket (Docket ID #EPA-HQ-ORD-2014-0211) open for public comments that have broad applicability to the IRIS Program. This docket was opened in 2014 and will remain open continuously. Stakeholders interested in submitting general comments to the IRIS Program are encouraged to use this docket. EPA is also announcing the dates for the 2016 IRIS public science meetings. Meetings will be held on May 10, 2016; June 29-30, 2016; September 7-8, 2016; and October 26-27, 2016. All future notices about the availability of draft IRIS assessments for public comment (Step 4a) or IRIS public science meetings will be posted on the IRIS Web site at http://www.epa.gov/iris. Comments related to specific IRIS chemicals should continue to be directed to the appropriate chemical-specific docket (see the IRIS Web site at www.epa.gov/iris). To determine the status of specific IRIS assessments, visit the ``Assessments in Development'' page on the IRIS Web site. The IRIS Program is committed to open communication and maintains a public listserv to make program announcements. For information about how to register for the IRIS Bulletin listserv or for the latest information on the availability of materials for ongoing IRIS assessments, visit http://www.epa.gov/iris.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Washington; Update to Materials Incorporated by Reference
Document Number: 2016-07175
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is updating the materials that are incorporated by reference (IBR) into the Washington State Implementation Plan (SIP). The regulations affected by this update have been previously submitted by the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) and approved by the EPA. In this action, the EPA is also notifying the public of corrections to typographical errors, minor formatting changes to the IBR tables, and correcting errors regarding the location of certain items in the tables. This update affects the SIP materials that are available for public inspection at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the EPA Regional Office.