Environmental Protection Agency April 24, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Approval of State Plans for Designated Facilities and Pollutants; Missouri; Hospital, Medical, and Infectious Waste Incineration (HMIWI) Units
Document Number: 2018-08536
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-24
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving revisions to the Missouri state plan for designated facilities and pollutants developed under sections 111(d) and 129 of the Clean Air Act (CAA) that were requested by Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) in two separate submissions made on August 8, 2011 and on July 3, 2014. This final action will amend the state regulations referenced in the state's 111(d) plan applicable to existing Hospital, Medical, Infectious Waste Incinerators (HMIWI) operating in the state of Missouri. The state rule revisions we are approving with this action update HMIWI regulatory requirements for emission limits for waste management plans, training, compliance and performance testing, monitoring, and reporting and recordkeeping to be consistent with updates to Federal rules. These regulatory revisions we are approving into Missouri's state plan do not impact air quality. EPA's approval of this revision is being performed in accordance with the requirements of CAA section 111(d) as further described in the Technical Support Document that is included in this docket.
User Fees for the Administration of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
Document Number: 2018-08427
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-04-24
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is extending the comment period for 30 days and is providing notice that EPA has added a supplemental analysis, titled ``Supplemental Analysis of Alternative Small Business Size Standard Definitions and their Effect on TSCA User Fee Collection'', to the rulemaking docket for the proposed rule that published in the Federal Register on February 26, 2018. The supplemental analysis provides additional estimates for the impact of setting the small business definition based on an employee-based threshold.
State of North Dakota Underground Injection Control Program; Class VI Primacy Approval
Document Number: 2018-08425
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-24
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hereby approving an application from the state of North Dakota under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to implement an underground injection control (UIC) program for Class VI injection wells located within the state, except within Indian lands.