Federal Register Proposed Rules, Rules and Notices for August 21,2013

August 21,2013

NOTICES
Draft Toxicological Review of Benzo[a]pyrene: In Support of the Summary Information in the Integrated Risk Information
System (IRIS) [FR DOC# 2013-19875] SUMMARY: EPA is announcing a 60-day public comment period for the external
review draft human health assessment titled “Toxicological Review of benzo[a]pyrene: In Support of Summary Information
on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)” (EPA/635/R-13/138) and the draft peer review charge questions. The
draft assessment was prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) within the EPA Office of
Research and Development (ORD). EPA is releasing this draft assessment and peer review charge questions for the
purpose of public comment. This draft assessment is not final as described in EPA’s information quality guidelines, and it
does not represent and should not be construed to represent Agency policy or views. The draft assessment will also be
discussed at the first bi-monthly IRIS public meeting scheduled for October 23-24, 2013.
Notice of Receipt of Requests To Voluntarily Cancel Certain Pesticide Registrations [FR DOC# 2013-20406] SUMMARY:
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. This notice announces a request from
Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC to voluntarily cancel the last two remaining tralkoxydim products registered for use in the
United States. 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 their requests. If these requests are granted, any sale, distribution, or use of products
listed in this notice will be permitted after the registration has been canceled only if such sale, distribution, or use is
consistent with the terms as described in the final order.
California State Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Standards; Tractor-Trailer Greenhouse Gas Regulation; Request for Waiver
of Preemption; Opportunity for Public Hearing and Public Comment [FR DOC# 2013-20417] SUMMARY: The California Air
Resources Board (CARB) has notified EPA that it has adopted a tractor-trailer greenhouse gas emission regulation
applicable to new and in-use 53-foot and longer box-type trailers and to new and in-use tractors that haul such trailers on
California highways (HD Tractor-Trailer GHG Regulation). By letter dated June 20, 2013, CARB submitted a request that
EPA grant a waiver of preemption of the Clean Air Act (CAA), of the HD Tractor-Trailer GHG Regulation pertaining to new
tractors (2011 through 2013 model years) and new trailers (2011 and subsequent model years). This notice announces that
EPA has scheduled a public hearing concerning California’s request and that EPA is accepting written comment on the
request.

 
PROPOSED RULES
Formaldehyde Emissions Standards for Composite Wood Products; Extension of Comment Period [FR DOC# 2013-
20414] SUMMARY: EPA issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register of June 10, 2013, concerning formaldehyde
emissions standards for composite wood products. After receiving requests for an extension, EPA extended the comment
period from August 9, 2013, to September 9, 2013. EPA received additional comments and believes it is appropriate to
further extend the comment period in order to give stakeholders additional time to assess the impacts of the proposal,
review technical documents in the docket, and prepare comments. This document extends the comment period from
September 9, 2013, to October 9, 2013.

Formaldehyde; Third-Party Certification Framework for the Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products;
Extension of Comment Period [FR DOC# 2013-20409] SUMMARY: EPA issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register of
June 10, 2013, concerning a third-party certification framework for the formaldehyde standards for composite wood
products. After receiving requests for an extension, EPA extended the comment period from August 9, 2013, to August 26,
2013. EPA received additional comments and believes it is appropriate to further extend the comment period in order to
give stakeholders additional time to assess the impacts of the proposal, review technical documents in the docket, and
prepare comments. This document extends the comment period from August 26, 2013, to September 25, 2013.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Oklahoma; Regional Haze and Interstate Transport Affecting Visibility
State Implementation Plan Revisions; Withdrawal of Federal Implementation Plan for American Electric Power/Public
Service Company of Oklahoma [FR DOC# 2013-20317] SUMMARY: The EPA is proposing to approve a revision to the
Oklahoma Regional Haze State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted on June 20, 2013 by the Oklahoma Secretary of
Environment addressing the Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) requirements for sulfur dioxide (SO<INF>2</INF>)
and oxides of nitrogen (NO<INF>X</INF>) for Units 3 and 4 of the American Electric Power/Public Service Company
(AEP/PSO) Northeastern Power Station in Rogers County, Oklahoma. The EPA is proposing to find that this revised BART
determination meets the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and the Regional Haze Rule. We are also proposing to
approve a related SIP revision submitted to address the impact of emissions of Northeastern Units 3 and 4 as required by
CAA provisions concerning non-interference with programs to protect visibility in other states. In conjunction with these
proposed approvals, we propose to withdraw federal implementation plan (FIP) emission limits for SO<INF>2</INF> that
would otherwise apply to Northeastern Units 3 and 4. The EPA is taking this action under section 110 of the CAA.

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