Environmental Protection Agency February 17, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Orthosulfamuron; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2021-03181
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of orthosulfamuron (1-(4,6-dimethoxypyrimidin-2-yl)-3-{[2- (dimethylcarbamoyl)phenyl]csulfamoyl{time} urea) in or on Almond, hulls; Fruit, small, vine climbing, except fuzzy kiwifruit, subgroup 13-07F; Nut, tree, group 14-12. Nichino America, Inc. requested tolerances for these commodities under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Fluxametamide; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2021-03179
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of fluxametamide in or on tea, dried and tea, instant. Nissan Chemical Corporation requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Notice of Receipt of Requests To Voluntarily Cancel Certain Pesticide Registrations
Document Number: 2021-03176
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of requests by registrants to voluntarily cancel certain pesticide registrations. EPA intends to grant these requests at the close of the comment period for this announcement unless the Agency receives substantive comments within the comment period that would merit its further review of the requests, or unless the registrants withdraw its requests. If these requests are granted, any sale, distribution, or use of products listed in this notice will be permitted after the registrations have been cancelled only if such sale, distribution, or use is consistent with the terms as described in the final order.
Notice of Receipt of Requests To Voluntarily Cancel Certain Pesticide Registrations
Document Number: 2021-03175
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of requests by registrants to voluntarily cancel certain pesticide registrations. EPA intends to grant these requests at the close of the comment period for this announcement unless the Agency receives substantive comments within the comment period that would merit its further review of the requests, or unless the registrants withdraw its requests. In a previous notice, FRL-10009-98, which posted on June 5, 2020; the agency stated it was holding the registration 3573-73, for further review of the comment received regarding the cancellation of the product; the proposed P&G cancellation has been withdrawn. If these requests are granted, any sale, distribution, or use of products listed in this notice will be permitted after the registrations have been cancelled only if such sale, distribution, or use is consistent with the terms as described in the final order.
Emamectin Benzoate; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2021-03174
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of emamectin benzoate in or on tea commodities. Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Clopyralid; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2021-03172
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of clopyralid in or on the caneberry subgroup 13-07A, the bulb onion subgroup 3-07A, and intermediate wheatgrass bran, forage, germ, grain, middling, shorts, and straw. Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4) requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Access by EPA Contractors to Information Claimed as Confidential Business Information
Document Number: 2021-03170
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to authorize various contractors to access information that is submitted to EPA and which may be claimed as, or may be determined to be, confidential business information (CBI). The information is related to EPA's fuel quality programs.
Indiana: Final Approval of State Underground Storage Tank Program Revisions
Document Number: 2021-03169
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA or Act), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes to take direct final action to approve revisions to the State of Indiana's Underground Storage Tank (UST) program submitted by the State. This action is based on EPA's determination that the State's revisions satisfy all requirements needed for UST program approval. In the ``Rules and Regulations'' section of this Federal Register, EPA is approving the changes by direct final rule because we believe this action is not controversial and do not expect comments that oppose it.
Indiana: Final Approval of State Underground Storage Tank Program Revisions
Document Number: 2021-03168
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA or Act), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve revisions to the State of Indiana's Underground Storage Tank (UST) program submitted by the State. EPA has determined that these revisions satisfy all requirements needed for program approval. The State's federally-authorized program, as revised pursuant to this action, will remain subject to EPA's inspection and enforcement authorities under sections 9005 and 9006 of RCRA subtitle I and other applicable statutory and regulatory provisions.
Approval of Source-Specific Air Quality Implementation Plans; New Jersey
Document Number: 2021-03055
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approves a revision to the State of New Jersey's State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) related to a source-specific SIP for CMC Steel New Jersey, located at 1 N Crossman, Sayreville, New Jersey (Facility). The control options in this source- specific SIP address volatile organic compounds (VOC) and nitrogen oxide (NOX) Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for the Facility's electric arc furnace (Sayreville EAF) to continue to operate under the current New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) approved VOC and NOX emission limits for the Sayreville EAF.
Air Plan Approval; ID: Logan Utah-Idaho PM2.5
Document Number: 2021-03031
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to redesignate the Idaho portion of the Logan, Utah-Idaho fine particulate matter (PM2.5) nonattainment area (Logan UT-ID NAA) to attainment for the 2006 PM2.5 National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). EPA is also proposing to approve a maintenance plan for the area demonstrating continued compliance with the 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS through 2031, which the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ) submitted along with the redesignation request on September 13, 2019, for inclusion into the Idaho State Implementation Plan (SIP). Additionally, EPA is proposing to approve the 2031 motor vehicle emissions budgets included in Idaho's maintenance plan for PM2.5, nitrogen oxides (NOX) and volatile organic compounds (VOC). EPA is proposing this action pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act).
Ocean Dumping: Modification of an Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site Offshore of Humboldt Bay, California
Document Number: 2021-02731
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is permanently modifying the boundaries of the existing EPA-designated Humboldt Open Ocean Disposal Site (referred to hereafter as HOODS) offshore of Humboldt Bay, California, pursuant to Section 102 of the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act, as amended (MPRSA). The primary purpose for the site modification is to enlarge the site to serve the long-term need for disposal of permitted, suitable material dredged from Humboldt Harbor and vicinity, in order to provide for continued safe navigation in the vicinity of Humboldt Bay. The modified site will be subject to monitoring and management to ensure continued protection of the marine environment.