Federal Register Proposed Rules, Rules and Notices for September 27,2013

September 27,2013

NOTICES

Draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Stormwater
Discharges From Industrial Activities [FR DOC# 2013-23660] SUMMARY: EPA’s Regions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8,
9, and 10 are today proposing for public comment the draft 2013 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination
System (NPDES) general permit for stormwater discharges from industrial activity, also referred to as the
Multi- Sector General Permit (MSGP). This draft permit, once finalized, will replace the existing permit
covering stormwater discharges from industrial facilities in EPA’s Regions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, and 10 that will
expire September 29, 2013, and will provide coverage for industrial facilities in areas where EPA is the
NPDES permitting authority in EPA’s Regions 7 and 8. This draft permit is similar to the existing permit and
will authorize the discharge of stormwater in accordance with the terms and conditions described therein.
EPA proposes to issue this permit for five (5) years. EPA seeks comment on the draft permit and on the
accompanying fact sheet.

Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability [FR DOC# 2013-23652]

Proposed Settlement Agreement [FR DOC# 2013-23690] SUMMARY: In accordance with section 113(g) of
the Clean Air Act, as amended (“Act”), notice is hereby given of a proposed settlement agreement to
address a lawsuit filed by the American Forest & Paper Association, Inc. and American Wood Council
(“Petitioners”) in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia: American Forest and
Paper Association, Inc. and American Wood Council v. EPA, No. 12-1452 (D.C. Cir.). Petitioners filed a
petition for review challenging EPA’s final rule entitled “Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases; Final
Rule,” (Oct. 30, 2009) (“GHG Reporting Rule”). Under the terms of the proposed settlement agreement,
Petitioners would dismiss their claims if, at the conclusion of a rulemaking process that has included
notice and an opportunity for public comment, EPA promulgates in final form an amendment to the GHG
Reporting Rule that includes changes that are substantially the same substance as set forth in Attachment
A to the proposed settlement agreement. Nothing in the proposed settlement agreement limits or modifies
EPA’s discretion under the Clean Air Act.

Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request;
Notification of Substantial Risk of Injury to Health and the Environment Under TSCA Section 8(e) [FR
DOC# 2013-23676] SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information
collection request (ICR), “Notification of Substantial Risk of Injury to Health and the Environment under
TSCA Section 8(e)” (EPA ICR No. 0794.13, OMB Control No. 2070-0046) to the Office of Management and
Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et
seq.). This is a renewal of the ICR that is currently approved through June 30, 2013. Public comments
were previously requested via the Federal Register (77 FR 71415) on November 30, 2012, during a 60-day
comment period. The ICR, which is abstracted below, describes the nature of the information collection
activity and its expected burden and costs. Copies of the ICR and related documents are available in the
docket.

Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NESHAP
for Boat Manufacturing (Renewal) [FR DOC# 2013-23559] SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection
Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), “NESHAP for Boat Manufacturing (40 CFR
Part 63, Subpart VVVV) (Renewal)” (EPA ICR No. 1966.05, OMB Control No. 2060-0546), to the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act
(44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through
October 31, 2013. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (78 FR 33409) on
June 4, 2013, during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public
comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the
public. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of
information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NESHAP
for Metal Can Manufacturing Surface Coating (Renewal) [FR DOC# 2013-23569] SUMMARY: The
Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), “NESHAP for
Metal Can Manufacturing Surface Coating (40 CFR Part 63, Subpart KKKK) (Renewal)” (EPA ICR No.
2079.05, OMB Control No. 2060-0541), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and
approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq). This is a proposed
extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through October 31, 2013. Public comments were
previously requested via the Federal Register (78 FR 33409) on June 4, 2013 during a 60-day comment
period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is
given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor
and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid
OMB control number.

Notification of Two Public Teleconferences of the Chartered Science Advisory Board [FR DOC# 2013-
23677] SUMMARY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces two public
teleconferences of the Chartered Science Advisory Board Panel to discuss information about EPA actions
provided in the Spring 2013 Unified (Regulatory) Agenda.

Antimony Trioxide TSCA Chemical Risk Assessment; Notice of Public Meetings and Opportunity To
Comment [FR DOC# 2013-23634] SUMMARY: EPA’s contractor, The Scientific Consulting Group (SCG),
Inc., has identified a panel of scientific experts to conduct a peer review of EPA’s draft Toxic Substances
Control Act (TSCA) chemical risk assessment, “TSCA Workplan Chemical Risk Assessment for Antimony
Trioxide.” EPA will hold three peer review meetings by web connect and teleconference. EPA invites the
public to register to attend the meetings as observers and/or speakers providing oral comments during any
or all of the peer review meetings as discussed in this notice. The public may also provide comment on
whether they believe the appearance of conflict of interest exists for any proposed peer review panel
expert.

New York State Prohibition of Discharges of Vessel Sewage; Receipt of Petition and Tentative Affirmative
Determination [FR DOC# 2013-23688] SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Clean Water
Act Section 312(f)(3), the State of New York has determined that the protection and enhancement of the
quality of the New York State (NYS or the State) area of Lake Erie requires greater environmental
protection, and has petitioned the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2, for a
determination that adequate facilities for the safe and sanitary removal and treatment of sewage from all
vessels are reasonably available for those waters, so that the State may completely prohibit the discharge
from all vessels of any sewage, whether treated or not, into such waters. NYS has proposed to establish a
“Vessel Waste No Discharge Zone” for the NYS area of Lake Erie stretching from the Pennsylvania-New
York State boundary to include the upper Niagara River to Niagara Falls. The proposed No Discharge Zone
encompasses approximately 593 square miles and 84 linear shoreline miles, including the navigable
portions of the Upper Niagara River and numerous other tributaries and harbors, embayments of the Lake
including Barcelona Harbor, Dunkirk Harbor and Buffalo Outer Harbor, and other formally designated
habitats and waterways of local, state, and national significance. On December 6, 2012, the EPA
completed the review of NYS’s petition and issued a tentative affirmative determination in the Federal
Register that adequate facilities for the safe and sanitary removal and treatment of sewage from all
vessels for such waters are reasonably available. During the 30-day public comment period, the EPA
received significant comments regarding the availability of adequate pumpouts for commercial vessels.
Specifically, two commenters submitted that the December 6, 2012 notice did not contain adequate
information about the availability of pumpout facilities for large commercial vessels. Therefore, the EPA and
New York State collected additional information to demonstrate the reasonable availability of pumpout
services for commercial vessels that use the New York area of Lake Erie. The EPA hereby republishes its
tentative affirmative determination with the additional information included.

Registration Review; Draft Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment; Notice of Availability [FR
DOC# 2013-23689] SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of EPA’s draft human health and
ecological risk assessments for the registration review for 2-(decylthio) ethanamine hydrochloride
(DTEA-HCl), flumetsulam, paclobutrazol, and trinexapac-ethyl, and opens a public comment period on
these documents. Registration review is EPA’s periodic review of pesticide registrations to ensure that
each pesticide continues to satisfy the statutory standard for registration, that is, the pesticide can perform
its intended function without unreasonable adverse effects on human health or the environment. As part of
the registration review process, the Agency has completed comprehensive draft risk assessments for
each of the subject chemicals and is making them available for public comment. After reviewing
comments received during the public comment period, EPA will issue revised risk assessments, if
appropriate, explain any changes to the draft risk assessments, and respond to comments and may
request public input on risk mitigation before completing a proposed registration review decision for each of
the subject chemicals. Through this program, EPA is ensuring that each pesticide’s registration is based
on current scientific and other knowledge, including its effects on human health and the environment.

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