Federal Register Proposed Rules, Rules and Notices for July 8,2013

July 8,2013

NOTICES

Issuance of Two Experimental Use Permits [FR DOC# 2013-16317] SUMMARY: EPA has granted experimental use permits (EUPs) to the following pesticide applicants: Stephen L. Dobson (University of Kentucky) and Phyllom, LLC. An EUP permits use of a pesticide for experimental or research purposes only in accordance with the limitations in the permit.

Notification of Deletion of System of Records; Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics & Training, National Enforcement Investigations Center, Master Tracking System (EPA-46) [FR DOC# 2013-16329] SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency is removing the Master Tracking System (EPA-46), published in the Federal Register on October 1, 2011, from its inventory of Privacy Act systems. A personal identifier is no longer used to retrieve the information in the system.

Proposed CERCLA Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement; Double H Pesticide Burial Site [FR DOC# 2013-16348] SUMMARY:In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (CERCLA), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement for recovery of response costs incurred for the Double H Pesticide Burial Site in Grandview, Yakima County, Washington. Under this proposed settlement, the settling parties are Double H, L.P.; James T. Hansen; Linda L. Hansen; George W. Higgins; and Edith M. Higgins. The proposed settlement requires the settling parties to pay $370,256.98 to the EPA Hazardous Substance Superfund. Upon payment of this sum to EPA, the settling parties will be released from all other obligations for payments to EPA as well as requirements for maintaining insurance and financial assurance established under an Administrative Settlement Agreement and Order on Consent (“ASAOC”), CERCLA Docket No. 10-2009-0193, signed between the settling parties and the EPA in 2009. For 30 days following the date of publication of this notice, the EPA will receive written comments relating to the proposed settlement. The EPA will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The EPA’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at the U.S. EPA Region 10 Office, located at 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101.

 
PROPOSED RULES

Approval, Disapproval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Wyoming; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan; Federal Implementation Plan for Regional Haze; Notice of Public Hearings [FR DOC# 2013-16295] SUMMARY:EPA has scheduled additional public hearings for our proposed action on Wyoming’s State Implementation Plan (SIP) addressing regional haze under. We are making this change in response to letters submitted by the Governor of Wyoming on June 13, 2013, the Wyoming Congressional Delegation on June 14, 2013, and the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality on June 14, 2013. The comment period for this action was scheduled to close on August 9, 2013. EPA is extending the comment period to August 26, 2013 to allow for a full 30 days for the submission of additional comments following the public hearings.

Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; West Virginia; Redesignation of the West Virginia Portion of the Parkersburg-Marietta, WV-OH 1997 Annual Fine Particulate Matter Nonattainment Area to Attainment and Approval of the Associated Maintenance Plan [FR DOC# 2013-16060] SUMMARY: EPA is issuing a supplement to its proposed approval of the State of West Virginia’s request to redesignate the West Virginia portion of the Parkersburg-Marietta, WV-OH fine particulate matter (PM<INF>2.5</INF>) nonattainment area (Parkersburg-Marietta Area or Area) to attainment for the 1997 annual PM<INF>2.5</INF> national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS). This supplemental proposal revises and expands the basis for proposing approval of the State’s request in light of developments since EPA issued its initial proposal on December 11, 2012. This supplemental proposal addresses the effects of two decisions of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (D.C. Circuit Court): The D.C. Circuit Court’s August 21, 2012 decision to vacate and remand to EPA the Cross-State Air Pollution Control Rule (CSAPR); and the D.C. Circuit Court’s January 4, 2013 decision to remand to EPA two final rules implementing the PM<INF>2.5</INF> NAAQS. EPA is seeking comment only on the issues raised in this supplemental proposal and is not reopening for comment other issues raised in its prior proposal.

Delegation of Authority to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe To Implement and Enforce National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants and New Source Performance Standards [FR DOC# 2013-16328] SUMMARY: EPA is taking final action to approve the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s (SUIT) July 3, 2012 request for delegation of authority to implement and enforce National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and New Source Performance Standards (NSPS). This request establishes and requires SUIT to administer a NSPS and NESHAPs program per EPA regulations. The delegation is facilitated by SUIT’s treatment “in the same manner as a state” (TAS) document, per CAA requirements.

 

 

RULES

Delegation of Authority to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe To Implement and Enforce National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants and New Source Performance Standards [FR DOC# 2013-16327] SUMMARY: EPA is taking final action to approve the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s (SUIT) July 3, 2012 request for delegation of authority to implement and enforce National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and New Source Performance Standards (NSPS). This request establishes and requires SUIT to administer a NSPS and NESHAPs program per EPA regulations. The delegation is facilitated by SUIT’s treatment “in the same manner as a state” (TAS) document, per CAA requirements.

 

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