Environmental Protection Agency November 27, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Cross-Media Electronic Reporting: Authorized Program Revision Approval, State of Tennessee
Document Number: 2017-25572
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces EPA's approval of the State of Tennessee's request to revise its EPA Administered Permit Programs: The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System EPA-authorized program to allow electronic reporting.
Cross-Media Electronic Reporting: Authorized Program Revision Approval, Commonwealth of Kentucky
Document Number: 2017-25571
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces EPA's approval of the Commonwealth of Kentucky's request to revise its National Primary Drinking Water Regulations Implementation EPA-authorized program to allow electronic reporting.
Approval of Arizona Air Plan Revisions, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Document Number: 2017-25567
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a revision to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) portion of the Arizona State Implementation Plan (SIP). This revision concerns emissions of lead-bearing fugitive dust from roads, storage piles and other activities associated with the primary copper smelter located in Hayden, Arizona. We are proposing to approve a state rule and associated appendix to regulate these emissions under the Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act). We are taking comments on this proposal and plan to follow with a final action.
Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Applications for New Active Ingredients
Document Number: 2017-25566
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has received applications to register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products. Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications.
Receipt of Several Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities
Document Number: 2017-25564
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This document announces the Agency's receipt of several initial filings of pesticide petitions requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities.
Approval of Nebraska Air Quality Implementation Plans; Adoption of a New Chapter Under the Nebraska Administrative Code; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule
Document Number: 2017-25428
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Due to adverse comments, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the direct final rule for ``Approval of Nebraska Air Quality Implementation Plans; Adoption of a New Chapter Under the Nebraska Administrative Code'' published in the Federal Register on October 5, 2017. Nebraska's SIP revision added a new chapter titled ``Visibility Protection'' which provides Nebraska authority to implement Federal regulations relating to Regional Haze and Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART). The new chapter incorporates by reference EPA's Guidelines for BART Determinations under the Regional Haze Rule. The revision to the SIP meets the visibility component of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
State of Idaho Voluntary Transfer of Primacy of the Class II Underground Injection Control Program to the Environmental Protection Agency
Document Number: 2017-24637
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-27
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing notice of the transfer of the state of Idaho's Underground Injection Control (UIC) program for Class II injection wells from Idaho to EPA, and is concurrently issuing a proposed rule to amend EPA's UIC regulations to reflect such transfer. This transfer would be effective upon publication in the Federal Register of a final rule revising such regulations. Idaho submitted a formal request that EPA transfer and directly implement the Class II UIC Program. Idaho would maintain primacy for Class I, III, IV, and V injection wells pursuant to their EPA-approved program in 1985.