Environmental Protection Agency January 31, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan National Priorities List: Deletion of the Hatheway & Patterson Superfund Site
Document Number: 2018-01916
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On December 1, 2017 EPA published a direct final Notice of Deletion for the Hatheway & Patterson Superfund Site from the National Priorities List. The EPA is withdrawing the direct final Notice of Deletion due to adverse comments that were received during the public comment period.
Availability of the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Assessment Plan for Uranium
Document Number: 2018-01915
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a 30- day public comment period associated with release of the draft IRIS Assessment Plan for Uranium. This document communicates information on the scoping needs identified by EPA program and regional offices and the IRIS Program's initial problem formulation activities. Specifically, the assessment plan outlines the objectives for each assessment and the type of evidence considered most pertinent to address the scoping needs. EPA is releasing this draft IRIS Assessment Plan for public comment at least 60 days in advance of a public science webinar planned on March 22, 2018.
Availability of the Systematic Review Protocol for the Chloroform Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Assessment.
Document Number: 2018-01914
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a 30- day public comment period associated with the Systematic Review Protocol for the IRIS Chloroform Assessment. The protocol describes the systematic review procedures and other methodology planned for use in developing the chloroform assessment. EPA is making this Protocol available to the public via the docket and the IRIS website. These documents were prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) within EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD).
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Laboratory Quality Assurance Evaluation Program for Analysis of Cryptosporidium Under the Safe Drinking Water Act (Renewal)
Document Number: 2018-01899
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR)Laboratory Quality Assurance Evaluation Program for Analysis of Cryptosporidium Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, EPA ICR No. 2067.06, OMB Control No. 2040-0246to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through March 31, 2018. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on October 16, 2017, during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.