Federal Register Proposed Rules, Rules and Notices for August 9,2013

August 9,2013

NOTICES

Environmental Impacts Statements; [FR DOC# 2013-19361]

FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting [FR DOC# 2013-19372] SUMMARY: There will be a 3-day
meeting of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) to consider
and review scientific uncertainties associated with corn rootworm resistance monitoring for Bt corn Plant Incorporated
Protectants (PIPs)

Announcement of the IRIS Public Meeting Schedule for Calendar Years 2013 and 2014; Announcement of the Availability
of Preliminary Materials for tert-Butyl Alcohol, Ethyl tert-Butyl Ether, and Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine; and
Announcement of a Public Meeting on These Preliminary Materials [FR DOC# 2013-19366] SUMMARY: EPA’s Integrated
Risk Information System (IRIS) Program is committed to proactive stakeholder engagement, increased transparency, and
using the best available science in IRIS assessments. In accordance with the recently announced enhancements of the
IRIS Program, EPA is announcing a series of public meetings for calendar years 2013 and 2014 to obtain public input at
specific stages in the process of developing an IRIS assessment. EPA is also announcing the availability of preliminary
materials for three chemicals, tert-butyl alcohol (tert-butanol), ethyl-tert- butyl ether (ETBE), and hexahydro-1,3,5-
trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX), which will be discussed at the first public meeting scheduled for October 23-24, 2013. The
preliminary materials for tert-butanol and ETBE are posted on the IRIS Web site, and the preliminary materials for RDX
will be posted approximately 60 days before the meeting. These materials are being released for public viewing and
comment prior to the public meeting on October 23-24, 2013, which will provide an opportunity for the IRIS Program to
engage in early discussions (before the IRIS assessments have been prepared) with stakeholders and the public on data
that may be used to identify health hazards and characterize exposure-response relationships.

Notice of Receipt of Pesticide Products; Registration Applications to Register New Uses [FR DOC# 2013-19358]
SUMMARY: This notice announces receipt of applications to register new uses for pesticide products containing
currently registered active ingredients pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and
Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended. This notice provides the public with an opportunity to comment on the
applications.

 

 

PROPOSED RULES

North Dakota Underground Injection Control Program Revision Application [FR DOC# 2013-19376] SUMMARY: In
accordance with 40 CFR section 145.32(b)(2), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hereby gives public notice
that the EPA has received a complete program revision package from the State of North Dakota requesting approval of a
revision to its section 1422 Underground Injection Control (UIC) program to include Class VI primacy; that the EPA has
determined the application contains all the required elements; that the application is available for inspection and copying
at the address appearing below and public comments are requested and any member of the public may request a public
hearing. This revision would allow the North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) to issue UIC permits for carbon geo-
sequestration facilities as Class VI wells under the UIC program.

Approval and Promulgation of State Implementation Plans: Alaska; Fairbanks Carbon Monoxide Limited Maintenance
Plan [FR DOC# 2013-19202] SUMMARY: The EPA is proposing to approve a carbon monoxide Limited Maintenance Plan
for the Fairbanks Area, and associated revisions to sections of the Fairbanks Transportation Control Program, submitted
by the State of Alaska as a revision to its State Implementation Plan dated April 22, 2013. In accordance with the
requirements of the Federal Clean Air Act, the EPA is approving this SIP revision because it demonstrates that the
Fairbanks Area will maintain the carbon monoxide National Ambient Air Quality Standards through the second 10- year
maintenance period.

 

 

RULES

Propylene Glycol; Exemption From the Requirement of a Tolerance [FR DOC# 2013-19025] SUMMARY: This regulation
establishes an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of propylene glycol (CAS Reg. No. 57-55-6)
when used as an inert ingredient in antimicrobial formulations applied to food-contact surfaces in public eating places,
dairy-processing equipment, and food-processing equipment and utensils under our regulations. Exponent on behalf of
Ecolab, Inc. submitted a petition to EPA under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) requesting
establishment of an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance. This regulation eliminates the need to establish a
maximum permissible level for residues of propylene glycol.

Approval and Promulgation of State Implementation Plans: Alaska; Fairbanks Carbon Monoxide Limited Maintenance
Plan and State Implementation Plan Revision [FR DOC# 2013-19203] SUMMARY: The EPA is taking direct final action to
approve a carbon monoxide (CO) Limited Maintenance Plan (LMP) for the Fairbanks Area, and associated revisions to
sections of the Fairbanks Transportation Control Program, submitted by the State of Alaska (the State) as a revision to
its State Implementation Plan (SIP) dated April 22, 2013. In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Clean Air
Act (the Act), the EPA is approving this SIP revision because it demonstrates that the Fairbanks Area will maintain the
CO National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) through the second 10-year maintenance period.

Disapproval of State Implementation Plans; State of Utah; Interstate Transport of Pollution for the 2006 PM2.5 [FR DOC#
2013-19200] SUMMARY: EPA is taking final action to disapprove a portion of a State Implementation Plan (SIP)
submission from the State of Utah that is intended to demonstrate that its SIP meets certain interstate transport
requirements of the Clean Air Act (“Act” or “CAA”) for the 2006 fine particulate matter (“PM<INF>2.5</INF>”) National
Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). Specifically, EPA is disapproving the portion of the Utah SIP submission that
addresses the CAA requirement prohibiting emissions from Utah sources from significantly contributing to nonattainment
of the 2006 PM<INF>2.5</INF> NAAQS in any other state or interfering with maintenance of the 2006
PM<INF>2.5</INF> NAAQS by any other state. Under a recent court decision, this disapproval does not trigger an
obligation for EPA to promulgate a Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) to address these interstate transport requirements.

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