Environmental Protection Agency November 30, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Boscalid; Pesticide Tolerance
Document Number: 2017-25832
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes a tolerance for residues of boscalid in or on vegetable, legume, edible-podded subgroup 6A. BASF Corporation requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Pesticide Emergency Exemptions; Agency Decisions and State and Federal Agency Crisis Declarations
Document Number: 2017-25831
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has granted or denied emergency exemptions under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) for use of pesticides as listed in this notice. The exemptions or denials were granted during the period April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017 to control unforeseen pest outbreaks.
Nitrapyrin; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2017-25829
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of nitrapyrin in or on almond hulls and the tree nut group 14-12. Dow AgroSciences requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Notice of Denial of Petitions for Rulemaking To Change the RFS Point of Obligation
Document Number: 2017-25827
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing notice of its denial of several petitions requesting that EPA initiate a rulemaking process to reconsider or change 40 CFR 80.1406, which identifies refiners and importers of gasoline and diesel fuel as the entities responsible for complying with the annual percentage standards adopted under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.
TSCA Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements; Standards for Small Manufacturers and Processors; Final Determination
Document Number: 2017-25822
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On December 15, 2016, EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register requesting public comment on whether revision to the current size standards for small manufacturers and processors, which are used in connection with reporting regulations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) section 8(a), is warranted. This document describes EPA's final determination that revision to the current size standards is warranted.