Environmental Protection Agency August 10, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reconsideration of the Oil and Natural Gas Sector: New Source Performance Standards; Final Action
Document Number: 2016-19029
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing notice that it has responded to 11 petitions for reconsideration of the final rule titled ``Oil and Natural Gas Sector: New Source Performance Standards and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Reviews,'' published in the Federal Register on August 16, 2012, and seven petitions for reconsideration of subsequent amendments published in the Federal Register on September 23, 2013, and December 31, 2014. The agency previously granted reconsideration of several discrete issues and took final action on reconsideration through documents published in the Federal Register on September 23, 2013, December 31, 2014, August 12, 2015, and June 3, 2016. The Administrator denied the remaining requests for reconsideration in separate letters to the petitioners. The basis for the EPA's action is set out fully in a separate document available in the rulemaking docket.
Notice of Availability of Draft NPDES General Permits for Discharges From Potable Water Treatment Facilities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire: The Potable Water Treatment Facility General Permit
Document Number: 2016-19028
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Director of the Office of Ecosystem Protection, U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyRegion 1 (EPA), is providing a notice of availability of the draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permits (GP) for discharges from potable water treatment facilities (PWTF) to certain waters of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New Hampshire. The draft General Permits establish Notice of Intent (NOI) requirements, effluent limitations, standard and special conditions, prohibitions, and best management practices (BMPs) for sites with discharges from potable water treatment facilities. These General Permits replace the previous PWTF GP that expired on October 2, 2014.
Clean Air Act Operating Permit Program; Action on Petition for Objection to State Operating Permit for Waupaca Foundry Plant 1
Document Number: 2016-19027
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This document announces that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator has denied a petition from Philip Nolan asking EPA to object to a Title V operating permit issued by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to Waupaca Foundry Plant 1 (Waupaca). Sections 307(b) and 505(b)(2) of the Clean Air Act (Act) provide that a petitioner may ask for judicial review of those portions of the petition that EPA denies in the United States Court of Appeals for the appropriate circuit. Any petition for review shall be filed within 60 days from the date this notice appears in the Federal Register, pursuant to section 307 of the Act.
Summitec Corporation, Versar, Inc., and CDM/CSS-Dynamac Joint Venture; Transfer of Data
Document Number: 2016-18896
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces that pesticide related information submitted to EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), including information that may have been claimed as Confidential Business Information (CBI) by the submitter, will be transferred to Summitec Corporation and its subcontractors, Versar, Inc., and CDM/CSS-Dynamac Joint Venture in accordance with the CBI regulations. Summitec Corporation and its subcontractors, Versar, Inc., and CDM/CSS-Dynamac Joint Venture have been awarded a contract to perform work for OPP, and access to this information will enable Summitec Corporation and its subcontractors Versar, Inc., and CDM/CSS-Dynamac Joint Venture to fulfill the obligations of the contract.