Environmental Protection Agency July 25, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Renewal of an Existing Collection (EPA ICR No. 0161.14); Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-15923
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICR, entitled: ``Foreign Purchaser Acknowledgement Statement of Unregistered Pesticides'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 0161.14 and OMB Control No. 2070-0027, represents the renewal of an existing ICR that is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2019. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection that is summarized in this document. The ICR and accompanying material are available in the docket for public review and comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Renewal of an Existing Collection (EPA ICR No. 0575.16); Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-15921
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICR, entitled: ``Health and Safety Data Reporting, Submission of Lists and Copies of Health and Safety Studies'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 0575.16 and OMB Control No. 2070-0004, represents the renewal of an existing ICR that is scheduled to expire on November 30, 2018. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection that is summarized in this document. The ICR and accompanying material are available in the docket for public review and comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Renewal of an Existing Collection (EPA ICR No. 0574.18); Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-15920
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICR, entitled: ``Premanufacture Review Reporting and Exemption Requirements for New Chemical Substances and Significant New Use Reporting Requirements for Chemical Substances'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 0574.18 and OMB Control No. 2070-0012, represents the renewal of an existing ICR that is scheduled to expire on November 30, 2018. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection that is summarized in this document. The ICR and accompanying material are available in the docket for public review and comment.
Additional Air Quality Designations for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards-San Antonio, Texas Area
Document Number: 2018-15919
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is establishing initial air quality designations for the eight counties in the San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) for the 2015 primary and secondary national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ozone. The EPA is designating Bexar County as the San Antonio, Texas nonattainment area and the remaining seven counties as attainment/unclassifiable areas. The San Antonio, Texas nonattainment area is also being classified as Marginal by operation of law according to the severity of its air quality problem. Of the five classification categories, Marginal nonattainment areas have ozone levels that are closest to the ozone NAAQS at the time of designation. This action completes the initial designations for the 2015 ozone NAAQS. The EPA designated all other areas of the country for the 2015 ozone NAAQS in actions signed by the Administrator on November 6, 2017, and April 30, 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Reinstatement of an Expired Collection (EPA ICR No. 1198.11); Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-15918
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICR, entitled: ``Chemical-Specific Rules, TSCA Section 8(a)'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 1198.11 and OMB Control No. 2070-0067, represents the reinstatement of an ICR that expired on June 30, 2018. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection that is summarized in this document. The ICR and accompanying material are available in the docket for public review and comment.
Florasulam; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2018-15916
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of florasulam in or on teff forage, teff grain, teff hay, and teff straw. Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4) requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From the Portland Cement Manufacturing Industry Residual Risk and Technology Review
Document Number: 2018-15718
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This action finalizes the residual risk and technology review (RTR) conducted for the Portland Cement Manufacturing Industry source category regulated under national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP). These final amendments include no revisions to the numerical emission limits of the rule based on the RTR. The amendments reflect corrections and clarifications of the rule requirements and provisions. While the amendments do not result in reductions in emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAP), this action results in improved monitoring, compliance, and implementation of the rule.