Environmental Protection Agency September 18, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Access to Confidential Business Information by General Dynamics Information Technology
Document Number: 2018-20286
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has authorized its contractor, General Dynamics Information Technology of Fairfax, VA, to access information which has been submitted to EPA under all sections of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be Confidential Business Information (CBI).
Beauveria bassiana Strain PPRI 5339; Exemption From the Requirement of a Tolerance
Document Number: 2018-20285
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of Beauveria bassiana strain PPRI 5339 in or on all food commodities when this pesticide chemical is used in accordance with label directions and good agricultural practices. BASF Corporation submitted a petition to EPA under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), requesting an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance. This regulation eliminates the need to establish a maximum permissible level for residues of Beauveria bassiana strain PPRI 5339 in or on all food commodities under FFDCA.
Air Plan Approval; Oregon; Interstate Transport Requirements for the 2012 PM2.5
Document Number: 2018-20172
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires each State Implementation Plan (SIP) to contain adequate provisions prohibiting emissions that will have certain adverse air quality effects in other states. On October 20, 2015, the State of Oregon made a submission to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to address these requirements. The EPA is approving the submission as meeting the requirement that each SIP contain adequate provisions to prohibit emissions that will contribute significantly to nonattainment or interfere with maintenance of the 2012 annual fine particulate matter (PM2.5) national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) in any other state.
National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan National Priorities List: Partial Deletion of the Beloit Corporation Superfund Site
Document Number: 2018-20163
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-18
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On July 16, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Notice of Intent for Partial Deletion and a direct final Notice of Partial Deletion for the Research Center Property (RCP) of the Beloit Superfund Site (Beloit Site) from the National Priorities List (NPL). EPA is withdrawing the direct final Notice of Partial Deletion because EPA did not provide timely notice of the publication of this rulemaking through publication of an advertisement in a local newspaper as required by EPA policy.