Environmental Protection Agency April 16, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Air Plan Approval; GA; Permitting Revision
Document Number: 2018-07899
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-04-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve changes to the Georgia State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted by the State of Georgia, through the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GA EPD) of the Department of Natural Resources, on April 11, 2003. EPA is proposing to approve portions of a SIP revision which includes changes to Georgia's rules regarding emissions standards and permitting. This action is being proposed pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act) and its implementing regulations.
Tetraconazole; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2018-07888
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of tetraconazole in or on multiple commodities which are identified and discussed later in this document. Isagro S.p.A (d/b/a Isagro USA, Inc.) requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Cross-State Air Pollution Rule and Texas SO2
Document Number: 2018-07887
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ``Cross-State Air Pollution Rule and Texas SO2 Trading Programs (40 CFR part 97, subparts AAAAA-FFFFF) (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 2391.05, OMB Control No. 2060- 0667) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through October 31, 2018. 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.
Louisiana; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan; Petition for Reconsideration
Document Number: 2018-07799
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing notice of its response to a petition for reconsideration of a rule published in the Federal Register on December 21, 2017 addressing Clean Air Act regional haze planning requirements for the State of Louisiana. The petition, submitted on February 20, 2018, on behalf of the Sierra Club and the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) asked EPA to reconsider its final action which determined that Louisiana has satisfied the Clean Air Act's reasonable progress and long-term strategy requirements. EPA has denied the petition by action signed April 9, 2018, for reasons that EPA explains in the document denying the petition.
Air Plan Approval; Tennessee; Revisions to Stage I and Stage II Vapor Recovery Requirements
Document Number: 2018-07748
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-04-16
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Tennessee through the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) on November 11, 2017, for the purpose of establishing minor changes to the gasoline dispensing regulations, including adding clarifying language and effective and compliance dates and specifying the counties subject to the reporting requirement rule. EPA has preliminarily determined that Tennessee's November 11, 2017, SIP revision is approvable because it is consistent with the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act) and with EPA's regulations and guidance.
Availability of the IRIS Assessment Plan for Ammonia and Ammonium Salts: Noncancer Assessment for Oral Exposure
Document Number: 2018-07746
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-16
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 ammonia and ammonium salts. 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 30 days in advance of a public science webinar planned on May 23, 2018.