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The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing interim rules applicable to nuclear materials couriers employed under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS). These interim rules are pursuant to the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 enacted on October...
Disapproval of Implementation Plans; California State Implementation Plan Revision, South Coast Air Quality Management District
The EPA is proposing to disapprove Rule 1623 of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) which has been submitted as a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP). Rule 1623-- Credits for Lawn and Garden Equipment provides a mechanism for issuing mobile source emission reduction credits (MSERCs) to entities who voluntarily...
Findings of Significant Contribution and Rulemaking on Section 126 Petitions for Purposes of Reducing Interstate Ozone Transport
In accordance with section 126 of the Clean Air Act (CAA), EPA is taking final action on petitions filed by eight Northeastern States seeking to mitigate interstate transport of nitrogen oxides (NO<INF>X</INF>), one of the precursors of ground-level ozone. In an action published on May 25, 1999, EPA determined that portions of the petitions are...
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Tennessee; Adoption of Rule Governing Any Credible Evidence
On November 16, 1994, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation submitted to EPA revisions to the Nashville-Davidson County Local Implementation Plan (LIP). These revisions consisted of the adoption of section 10.56.290 Measurement and Reporting of Emissions amendments in the Metropolitan/Nashville Code of Laws. On May 3, 1995,...
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans, Florida: Approval of Revisions to the Florida State
EPA is approving a revision to the Florida State Implementation Plan (SIP) submitted on December 26, 1996, by the State of Florida through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). This source-specific revision amends the SIP to include a variance granted to the Harry S. Truman Animal Import Center (HSTAIC) for its incinerator...
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; and Designation of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes; Indiana
The EPA is approving a request from Indiana for redesignation of the carbon monoxide (CO) nonattainment areas in Lake and Marion Counties, Indiana to attainment of the CO national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS). The EPA is also approving the plans for maintaining the CO standard in the portions of these counties currently designated as...
State of Alabama; Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program Revision; Approval of Alabama's Class II UIC Program Revision
EPA announces a final rule regarding approval of Alabama's Class II Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program Revision to regulate as ``underground injection'' hydraulic fracturing of coal beds associated with methane gas production. This rule finalizes the Agency's decision to approve the revision to Alabama's Class II UIC program...
North Dakota has applied to EPA for Final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements for Final authorization, and is authorizing the State's changes through this immediate Final action. EPA is publishing this rule...
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region II Office announces the deletion of the Renora, Inc., Site from the National Priorities List (NPL) and requests public comment on this action. The NPL constitutes appendix B of 40 CFR part 300, which is the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP), which...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region II, announces the deletion of the Katonah Municipal Well site (Site), from the National Priorities List (NPL) and requests public comment on this action. The NPL constitutes appendix B of 40 CFR part 300, which is the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP), which...
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; California State Implementation Plan Revision, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, South Coast Air Quality Management District, San Diego County Air Pollution Control District, and Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District
EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the California State Implementation Plan (SIP) which concern the control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from automobile refinishing, coating and ink manufacturing and use of cutback asphalt. The intended effect of proposing approval of these rules is to regulate emissions of VOCs in...
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans and Operating Permits Programs, Approval Under Section 112(l); State of Nebraska
EPA is taking final action to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the state of Nebraska on February 5, 1999. This revision consists of updates to Title 129--Nebraska Air Quality Regulations, Chapters 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 17, 22, 25, 34, 35, 41, and Appendix II. The state also requested that EPA approve revisions...
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Category: Pulp and Paper Production
Under the Clean Air Act (Act), EPA issued a final rule (63 FR 18504, April 15, 1998) to reduce hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions from the pulp and paper production source category. That rule (known as the Pulp and Paper national emission standard for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) or pulp and paper NESHAP) is the air component of the...
In this action, EPA is approving the Lake and Porter Counties, Indiana Post-1996 Rate of Progress (ROP) Plan, including a 1990 inventory adjustment, as revisions to the State Implementation Plan (SIP). The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) submitted the Post-1996 ROP Plan on December 17, 1997, with a supplemental submission...
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans Georgia: Approval of Revisions to Enhanced Inspection and Maintenance Portion
The EPA is approving the State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted, in two separate packages, by the State of Georgia in November and December of 1998. Both submittals request revisions to the enhanced Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) program, in accordance with the requirements of Section 110 of the Clean Air Act as amended in 1990...
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; California State Implementation Plan Revision; San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
EPA is proposing to approve revisions to the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District and Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District portions of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). These revisions concern the control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from gasoline transfer into stationary...
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; California State Implementation Plan Revision, South Coast Air Quality Management District
EPA is finalizing disapproval of revisions to the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). EPA proposed disapproval of these revisions in the Federal Register on November 24, 1999 and December 10, 1999. The revisions pertain to startup and shutdown exemption provisions and to visible emission limits in the South Coast Air Quality Management...
On February 12, 1999, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or we) published a proposed Federal Implementation Plan (February 1999 FIP proposal) to control particulate emissions from an elemental phosphorus facility owned by FMC Corporation (FMC) in southeastern Idaho (FMC facility). The FMC facility is located on the Fort Hall Indian...
OSM is approving, with one exception, a proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania permanent regulatory program (Pennsylvania program) under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA). The amendment responds to required amendments to the Pennsylvania program that are identified in OSM's approval of Pennsylvania's coal refuse...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to revise the Water Quality Planning and Management regulation to remove the requirement that States, Territories and authorized tribes submit to EPA for review by April 1, 2000, lists of impaired and threatened waterbodies. EPA's current regulations interpret the provision in section 303(d)...