Environmental Protection Agency April 21, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Good Neighbor Environmental Board; Notification of Public Advisory Committee Teleconference
Document Number: 2016-09291
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92- 463, notice is hereby given that the Good Neighbor Environmental Board (Board) will hold a public teleconference on Friday, May 20 from 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. For further information regarding the teleconference and background materials, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at the number and email provided below. Background: The Good Neighbor Environmental Board is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463. By statute, the Board is required to submit an annual report to the President on environmental and infrastructure issues along the U.S. border with Mexico. Purpose of Meeting: The purpose of this teleconference is to continue discussion on the Good Neighbor Environmental Board's Seventeenth Report to the President, which will focus on climate change resilience in the U.S.-Mexico border region. General Information: The agenda and teleconference materials, as well as general information about the Board, can be found at http:// www2.epa.gov/faca/gneb. If you wish to make oral comments or submit written comments to the Board, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at least five days prior to the teleconference. Meeting Access: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at (202) 564-4330 or email at gantner.ann-marie@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at least 10 days prior to the meeting to give the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as much time as possible to process your request.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-09290
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Land and Emergency Management is giving notice that it proposes to create a new system of records pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a). This system of records contains information of individuals which is collected in the course of response and environmental assessment actions, including actions taken under a variety of EPA authorities. The information maintained under this SORN is needed to support EPA's decision making process on what actions may be necessary to address potential environmental impacts at residential properties, including necessary remediation activities. This information is collected to ensure an appropriate and cohesive response to situations requiring EPA response activities and to protect the health and welfare of residents potentially affected by an environmental or public health emergency, and maintained so to be accessible as needed for coordination of environmental response activities. This information may include individuals' contact information, information related to their address or place of residence, correspondence, and related information collected in the course of sampling and cleanup work.
2-(Decylthio) Ethanamine Hydrochloride, Aliphatic Alcohols C1-C5, Bentazon, Propoxur, Propoxycarbazone-sodium, Sodium Acifluorfen, Thidiazuron; Registration Review Proposed Interim Decisions; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2016-09289
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the availability of EPA's proposed interim registration review and opens a public comment period on the 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.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Louisiana; Revisions to the State Implementation Plan; Fee Regulations
Document Number: 2016-09066
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking a direct final action to approve revisions to the Louisiana State Implementation Plan (SIP) related to the Fee Regulations section of the Louisiana SIP that were submitted by the State of Louisiana on February 23, 2016. The EPA has evaluated the SIP submittal from Louisiana and determined these revisions are consistent with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (Act or CAA). The EPA is approving this action under section 110 of the Act.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Louisiana; Revisions to the State Implementation Plan; Fee Regulations
Document Number: 2016-09065
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve revisions to the Louisiana State Implementation Plan (SIP) related to the Fee Regulations section of the Louisiana SIP that were submitted by the State of Louisiana on February 23, 2016. The EPA has evaluated the SIP submittal from Louisiana and preliminarily determined these revisions are consistent with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (Act or CAA). The EPA is proposing this action under section 110 of the Act.
Notice of Final Approval for the Operation of a Pressure-Assisted Multi-Point Ground Flare at Occidental Chemical Corporation
Document Number: 2016-08911
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces our approval of the Alternative Means of Emission Limitation (AMEL) request for the operation of a multi-point ground flare (MPGF) at Occidental Chemical Corporation's (OCC) ethylene plant in Ingleside, Texas. This approval notice specifies the operating conditions and monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements for demonstrating compliance with the AMEL request that this facility must follow. In addition, this notice finalizes a framework that facilities can follow to help expedite and streamline approval of future AMEL requests for pressure-assisted MPGF.