Environmental Protection Agency November 8, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources: Stay of Certain Requirements
Document Number: 2017-24344
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing this notice of data availability (NODA) in support of the proposed rule titled ``Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources: Stay of Certain Requirements,'' which was published on June 16, 2017. In this document, the EPA is providing additional information on several topics raised by stakeholders and is soliciting comment on the information presented. The two topic areas are the legal authority to issue a stay and the technological, resource, and economic challenges with implementing the fugitive emissions requirements, well site pneumatic pump standards, and the requirements for certification of closed vent systems by a professional engineer. This notice also provides an updated cost savings and forgone benefits analysis for the 2-year stay.
Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources: Three Month Stay of Certain Requirements
Document Number: 2017-24341
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing this notice of data availability (NODA) in support of the proposed rule titled ``Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources: Three Month Stay of Certain Requirements,'' which was published on June 16, 2017. In this document, the EPA is providing additional information on topics raised by stakeholders and is soliciting comment on the information presented.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Implementation of the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone; State Implementation Plan Requirements, EPA ICR No. 2347.03, OMB Control No. 2060-0695
Document Number: 2017-24339
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On October 2, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) 2347.02, ``Implementation of the 2008 National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This existing ICR is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2018. Before submitting the ICR renewal request to OMB for review and approval, the EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. The EPA is reopening the comment period on the proposed ICR that closed on November 1, 2017.
Repeal of Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
Document Number: 2017-24216
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On October 16, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a proposal to announce its intention to repeal the Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units, commonly referred to as the Clean Power Plan (CPP), as promulgated on October 23, 2015. The proposal also requested public comment on the proposed rule. The EPA is announcing that a public hearing will be held. In addition, the EPA is extending the public comment period.