Environmental Protection Agency August 13, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Safe Drinking Water Act State Revolving Fund Program
Document Number: 2018-17372
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ``Safe Drinking Water Act State Revolving Fund Program'' (EPA ICR No. 1803.08, OMB Control No. 2040-0185) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). Before doing so, the EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through April 30, 2019. 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.
Proposed Prospective Purchaser Agreements for the Greenpoint Landfill Site, the Saginaw Malleable Industrial Land Site and the Saginaw Malleable Peninsula Site in Saginaw, Michigan
Document Number: 2018-17370
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with the Prospective Purchaser Agreements, notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement concerning the Greenpoint Landfill Site, the Saginaw Malleable Industrial Land Site and the Saginaw Malleable Peninsula Site all located in Saginaw, Michigan with the following Settling Parties: Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Saginaw County. The settlements require the Settling Parties to, if necessary, execute and record a Declaration of Restrictive Covenant; provide access to the Sites and exercise due care with respect to existing contamination. The settlement includes a covenant not to sue the Settling Parties pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act or the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act with respect to the Existing Contamination. Existing Contamination is defined as any hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants or Waste Material (1) present or existing on or under the Site as of the Effective Date of the Settlement Agreement; (2) that migrated from the Site prior to the Effective Date; and (3) presently at the Site that migrates onto, on, under, or from the Site after the Effective Date. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the settlements. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to one or all of the settlements if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that a settlement or settlements are inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The Agency's response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at the EPA, Region 5, Records Center, 77 W Jackson Blvd., 7th Fl., Chicago, Illinois 60604. Commenters may request an opportunity for a public hearing in the affected area, in accordance with Section 7003(d) of RCRA.
Air Plan Approval; Minnesota; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 2012 PM2.5
Document Number: 2018-17362
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve elements of the State Implementation Plan (SIP) submission from Minnesota regarding the infrastructure requirements of section 110 of the Clean Air Act (CAA) for the 2012 annual fine particulate matter (PM2.5) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS or standard). The infrastructure requirements are designed to ensure that the structural components of each state's air quality management program are adequate to meet the state's responsibilities under the CAA. This action pertains specifically to infrastructure requirements concerning interstate transport provisions.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Bulk Gasoline Terminals (Renewal)
Document Number: 2018-17281
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), NSPS for Bulk Gasoline Terminals (EPA ICR No. 0664.12, OMB Control No. 2060-0006), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through August 31, 2018. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on June 29, 2017 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An Agency may neither conduct nor sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Air Plan Approval; Maine; Infrastructure Requirement for the 2010 Nitrogen Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard
Document Number: 2018-17248
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Maine. This revision addresses the interstate transport requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA) with respect to the 2010 primary nitrogen dioxide (NO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). This action approves Maine's demonstration that the State is meeting its obligations regarding the interstate transport of NO2 emissions into other states. This action is being taken under the CAA.
Air Plan Approval; Maine; Infrastructure State Implementation Plan Requirements for the 2012 PM2.5
Document Number: 2018-17247
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve elements of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) submission from Maine that addresses the infrastructure requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act) for the 2012 fine particle (PM2.5) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). EPA is also proposing to conditionally approve one sub-element of Maine's infrastructure SIP. The infrastructure requirements are designed to ensure that the structural components of each state's air quality management program are adequate to meet the state's responsibilities with respect to this NAAQS under the CAA.
Air Plan Approval; Rhode Island; Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions, Control of Nitrogen Oxide Emissions, and Sulfur Content of Fuels
Document Number: 2018-17246
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Rhode Island. This revision updates Rhode Island Air Pollution Control Regulations (APCRs) for volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions, nitrogen oxide (NOX) emissions, sulfur content in fuel requirements and associated general definitions. The intended effect of this action is to approve the revised regulations. This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act.
Air Plan Approval; Connecticut; 1997 8-Hour Ozone Attainment Demonstration
Document Number: 2018-17245
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the ozone attainment demonstration portion of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Connecticut to meet the Clean Air Act (CAA) requirements for attaining the 1997 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS). The EPA is approving Connecticut's demonstration of attainment of the 1997 8-hour ozone NAAQS for the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT moderate 1997 8-hour ozone nonattainment area (hereafter, the NY-NJ-CT area or the NY-NJ-CT nonattainment area). In addition, the EPA is approving Connecticut's reasonably available control measures (RACM) analysis. This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act.
Georgia: Proposed Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revisions
Document Number: 2018-17206
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Georgia has applied to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), as amended. EPA has reviewed Georgia's application and has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization. Therefore, we are proposing to authorize the state's changes. EPA seeks public comment prior to taking final action.
Documentation Supporting the Proposal of the Orange County North Basin Site; Addendum Availability
Document Number: 2018-16801
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice provides an opportunity to comment on additional reference documentation for the Orange County North Basin site in Orange County, California. The site was proposed to the National Priorities List (NPL) on January 18, 2018.