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Daily Update for Thursday, May 28, 2015

Daily Update summarizes environment-related rules, proposed rules, and notices published in the current issue of the Federal Register.

80 FR 30404

Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Nebraska (partial approval of submission on infrastructure requirements and disapproval of visibility submission for the 1997 and 2006 fine particulate matter (PM) NAAQS and approval of submission on revocation of the coarse PM NAAQS and adoption of the 24-hour fine PM NAAQS).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

80 FR 30487


United States v. Twin County Dairy, LLC, No. 3:15-cv-00051 (S.D. Iowa May 12, 2015). A settling CWA defendant that violated NPDES permits at its dairy in Kalona, Iowa, must pay a $190,000 civil penalty and must implement proper closure procedures for the facility that ceased operations in October 2014.

Clean Water Act (CWA)

80 FR 30488


United States v. Illinois Tool Works Inc., No. 12-cv-1233-NJR-SCW (S.D. Ill. May 21, 2015). A settling CERCLA defendant responsible for violations at the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Superfund site near Marion, Illinois, must pay an additional $78,617 in U.S. response costs and settling federal agencies, the Department of the Army and DOI, must pay $1,677,549 in response costs.

Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)