Environmental Protection Agency June 9, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Idaho: Stationary Source Permitting Revisions
Document Number: 2016-13693
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-06-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes to approve, and incorporate by reference, revisions to the Idaho State Implementation Plan submitted on May 21, 2015. In the submission, Idaho revised stationary source permitting rules, including the addition of facility-wide emission limits and nonmetallic mineral processing plant regulations. Idaho also added an alternative method for stationary sources to comply with sulfur content of fuels limits, and updated provisions to account for changes to federal air quality regulations. The EPA proposes to approve the submitted revisions as consistent with the Clean Air Act and the EPA's implementing regulations.
Air Plan Approval; Indiana; Removal of Gasoline Vapor Recovery Requirements
Document Number: 2016-13605
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving, as a revision to the Indiana state implementation plan (SIP), submittals from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) dated April 27, and September 10, 2015. The submittal concerns the state's Stage II vapor recovery (Stage II) program for the Indiana portion of the Chicago (Lake and Porter counties) and the Louisville, Kentucky (Clark and Floyd counties) ozone nonattainment areas. The submittal removes Stage II requirements from both nonattainment areas, as a component of the Indiana ozone SIP. The submittal also includes a demonstration under the Clean Air Act (CAA) that addresses emission impacts associated with the removal of the Stage II program. EPA proposed to approve the state's submittal on February 25, 2016, and received no comments.
Air Plan Approval; Minnesota; Sulfur Dioxide
Document Number: 2016-13604
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a revision to the Minnesota sulfur dioxide (SO2) State Implementation Plan (SIP) for ELT Minneapolis, LLC's (ELT) River Road Industrial Center located in Fridley, Anoka County, Minnesota. The revision, submitted by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on February 24, 2016, updates information to reflect both administrative and equipment changes at the facility. The name of the facility has changed to BAE Technology Center (BAE). The revision will result in a significant decrease in SO2 emissions and will support the continued attainment and maintenance of the SO2 national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) in the Twin Cities area.
Air Plan Approval; Minnesota; Sulfur Dioxide
Document Number: 2016-13603
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-06-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a revision to the Minnesota sulfur dioxide (SO2) State Implementation Plan (SIP) for ELT Minneapolis, LLC's River Road Industrial Center located in Fridley, Anoka County, Minnesota. The revision, submitted by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on February 24, 2016, updates information updates information to reflect both administrative and equipment changes at the facility. The name of the facility has changed to BAE Technology Center. The revision will result in a significant decrease in SO2 emissions and will support the continued attainment and maintenance of the SO2 national ambient air quality standard in the Twin Cities area.