Environmental Protection Agency March 6, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Risk Evaluation Scoping Efforts Under TSCA for Ten Chemical Substances; Reopening of Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-04316
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register on January 19, 2017, concerning a February 14, 2017 public meeting and solicitation of comments to receive input and information to assist the Agency in its efforts to establish the scope of risk evaluations under development for the ten chemicals substances designated on December 19, 2016 for risk evaluations. The comment period closed on March 1, 2017. This document reopens the comment period related to the public meeting and for dockets for each of the ten chemical substances for which risk evaluations have begun for 14 days, from March 1, 2017, to March 15, 2017. EPA is reopening the comment period in response to a request from the interested public.
Intention To Review and Rescind or Revise the Clean Water Rule
Document Number: 2017-04312
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
In accordance with a Presidential directive, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) announces its intention to review and rescind or revise the Clean Water Rule.
Granting Petitions To Add n-Propyl Bromide to the List of Hazardous Air Pollutants
Document Number: 2017-04168
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On January 9, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a draft notice of the rationale for granting petitions to add n-propyl bromide (nPB), also known as 1-bromopropane (1-BP) (Chemical Abstract Service No. 106-94-5), to the list of hazardous air pollutants contained in section 112(b)(1) of the Clean Air Act. The EPA is extending the comment period on the draft notice that was scheduled to close on March 10, 2017, by 90 days until June 8, 2017. The EPA is making this interim extension as an initial response to allow adequate consideration of a request to extend the comment period by more than 6 months.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Safer Choice Logo Redesign Consultations; Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-04167
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has submitted the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA): ``Safer Choice Logo Redesign Consultations'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 2487.02 and OMB Control No. 2070-0189. The ICR, which is available in the docket along with other related materials, provides a detailed explanation of the collection activities and the burden estimate that is only briefly summarized in this document. EPA did not receive any comments in response to the previously provided public review opportunity issued in the Federal Register on November 3, 2016 (81 FR 76584). With this submission, EPA is providing an additional 30 days for public review.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Request to Renew OMB Control No. 2070-0046 (EPA ICR No. 0794.16) Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-04166
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has submitted the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA): ``Notification of Substantial Risk of Injury to Health and the Environment under TSCA Sec. 8(e)'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 0794.16, OMB Control No. 2070-0046. This is a request to renew the approval of an existing ICR, which is currently approved through February 28, 2017. EPA has addressed the comments received in response to the previously provided public review opportunity issued in the Federal Register of July 5, 2016, (81 FR 43601). With this submission, EPA is providing an additional 30 days for public review.
Extension of Comment Period To Review Materials To Inform the Derivation of a Water Concentration Value for Lead in Drinking Water
Document Number: 2017-03466
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the comment period to ``Review Materials to Inform the Derivation of a Water Concentration Value for Lead in Drinking Water.'' In response to a stakeholder request, EPA is extending the comment period for an additional 30 days, from March 6, 2017, to April 5, 2017.