Certain New Chemicals or Significant New Uses; Statements of Findings for January 2018
Section 5(g) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) requires EPA to publish in the Federal Register a statement of its findings after its review of TSCA section 5(a) notices when EPA makes a finding that a new chemical substance or significant new use is not likely to present an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment. Such statements apply to premanufacture notices (PMNs), microbial commercial activity notices (MCANs), and significant new use notices (SNUNs) submitted to EPA under TSCA section 5. This document presents statements of findings made by EPA on TSCA section 5(a) notices during the period from January 1, 2018 to January 31, 2018.
Black Leaf Chemical Superfund Site; Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky; Notice of Settlement
Under 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the United States Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a settlement with ExxonMobil Corporation, Grief, Inc., and Occidental Chemical Corporation concerning the Black Leaf Chemical Superfund Site located in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. The settlement addresses recovery of CERCLA costs for sampling, removal actions on 10 residential properties and investigation activities performed by the EPA at the Site.
Approval and Promulgation of State Plans for Designated Facilities and Pollutants; Colorado; Control of Emissions From Existing Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a new state plan (the ``plan'') submitted by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) for the regulation of existing commercial and industrial solid waste incineration (CISWI) units within the jurisdiction of the State of Colorado. The plan has been submitted to the EPA for approval following the promulgation of federal new source performance standards (NSPS) and emission guidelines (EG) for CISWI units on March 21, 2011, and the subsequent, limited revisions to that final rule on February 7, 2013, and June 23, 2016. This plan approval final rulemaking action is being taken in accordance with sections 111(d) and 129 of the Clean Air Act (CAA, or the ``Act'').