Environmental Protection Agency May 15, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Receipt of Several Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities; Correction
Document Number: 2018-10347
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of March 21, 2018, concerning a Notice of filingNew Tolerance Exemptions for Inerts (except PIPs). This document corrects a typographical error.
Chlorpyrifos, Diazinon, and Malathion; National Marine Fisheries Service Biological Opinion Issued Under the Endangered Species Act; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2018-10346
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of March 23, 2018, opening a 60-day comment period for the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS) Biological Opinion on chlorpyrifos, diazinon, and malathion. This document extends the comment period for 60 days, from May 22, 2018 to July 23, 2018. EPA is extending the comment period after receipt and consideration of several extension requests citing the length and complexity of the Biological Opinion, and the additional time needed to compile the necessary information requested by EPA.
Receipt of Several Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities; Correction
Document Number: 2018-10344
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register of March 21, 2018, concerning a Notice of filingAmended Tolerance Exemptions for Inerts (Except PIPS). This document corrects the Company name and address.
Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Clean Air Act Tribal Authority (Renewal)
Document Number: 2018-10343
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ''Clean Air Act Tribal Authority'' (EPA ICR No. 1676.07, OMB Control No. 2060-0306) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. 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 December 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.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Delaware; Interstate Transport Requirements for the 2012 Fine Particulate Matter Standard
Document Number: 2018-10342
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a state implementation plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Delaware. This revision pertains to the infrastructure requirement for interstate transport of pollution with respect to the 2012 fine particulate matter (PM2.5) national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS). EPA is proposing approval of this revision in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Release of Final Documents Related to the Review of the Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Sulfur Oxides
Document Number: 2018-10242
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of two final documents titled, Risk and Exposure Assessment for the Review of the Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Oxides (REA) and Policy Assessment for the Review of the Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Oxides (PA). The indicator for the current standard is sulfur dioxide (SO2). The REA describes the quantitative analyses of SO2 exposures and health risks in this NAAQS review. Building on the Integrated Science Assessment for Sulfur OxidesHealth Criteria (ISA), completed in December 2017, the PA serves to ``bridge the gap'' between the scientific information and the judgments required of the Administrator in determining whether to retain or revise the existing primary NAAQS for SO2.
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Leather Finishing Operations Residual Risk and Technology Review
Document Number: 2018-10239
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On March 14, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule titled, ``National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Leather Finishing Operations Residual Risk and Technology Review.'' The EPA is reopening the comment period on the proposed rule that closed on April 30, 2018. The EPA is taking this action because the supporting documentAnalysis of Demographic Factors for Populations Living Near Leather Finishing Operationswas inadvertently not included in the docket for this proposed rule. As this analysis is now available to the public, the EPA has reopened the comment period for an additional 30 days.