Environmental Protection Agency February 22, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Partial Deletion of the North Penn Area 6 Superfund Site
Document Number: 2017-03467
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-22
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On December 23, 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Notice of Intent for Partial Deletion (81 FR 94295) and a direct final Notice of Partial Deletion (81 FR 94262) for the North Penn Area 6 Superfund Site located in Lansdale Borough, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, from the National Priorities List. The EPA is withdrawing the direct final Notice of Partial Deletion due to adverse comments that were received during the public comment period. After consideration of the comments received, if appropriate, EPA will publish a Notice of Partial Deletion in the Federal Register based on the parallel Notice of Intent for Partial Deletion and place a copy of the final partial deletion package, including a Responsiveness Summary, if prepared, in docket EPA-HQ-SFUND-1989-0008, accessed through the http://www.regulations.gov Web site and in the Site repositories.
National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Partial Deletion of the North Penn Area 6 Superfund Site
Document Number: 2017-03464
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-22
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region III published in the Federal Register of December 23, 2016, a Notice of Intent for Partial Deletion of the North Penn Area 6 Superfund Site from the National Priorities List. The notice referenced the incorrect Docket ID Number. This notice provides the correct Docket ID Number.
Release of Risk and Exposure Assessment Planning Document for the Review of the Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Sulfur Oxides
Document Number: 2017-03432
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-22
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is conducting a periodic review of the air quality criteria and the primary National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for Sulfur Oxides (SOX). On or about February 16, 2017, the EPA will make available for public review the document titled Review of the Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Sulfur Oxides: Risk and Exposure Assessment Planning Document (REA Planning Document). This plan presents considerations and the proposed approach for conducting quantitative analyses of sulfur dioxide (SO2) exposures and health risks in this NAAQS review. This planning document is intended to facilitate consultation with the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) and public comment on plans for such quantitative analyses.
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Publicly Owned Treatment Works
Document Number: 2017-03431
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-22
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On December 27, 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule titled, ``National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP): Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW).'' The EPA is extending the comment period on the proposed rule that was scheduled to close on February 27, 2017, by 30 days until March 29, 2017. The EPA is making this change based on one request for additional time to prepare comments on this proposed rule.