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News & Analysis In the Agencies Volume 50, Issue 2

84 FR 70913

SIP Proposal: Connecticut (interstate transport requirements for the 2008 ozone NAAQS). 

84 FR 70897

EPA determined that the Denver-Boulder-Greeley-Ft. Collins-Loveland, Colorado, nonattainment area failed to attain the 2008 ozone NAAQS by its applicable attainment date and reclassified the area from "moderate" to "serious."

Clean Air Act (CAA)

84 FR 70895

SIP Approval: Tennessee (infrastructure requirements for the 2015 eight-hour ozone NAAQS).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

84 FR 70522

EPA determined that the U.S. Virgin Islands' municipal solid waste landfill permit program is adequate to ensure compliance with the revised criteria for such programs under RCRA. 

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

84 FR 70467

EPA proposed to not impose financial responsibility requirements for petroleum and coal products manufacturing facilities under §108(b) of CERCLA based on the Agency's determination that the risk associated with hazardous substances at such facilities does not present a level of risk of taxpayer funded response actions that warrants imposition of the requirements. 

Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)

84 FR 70428

SIP Approval: Alaska (infrastructure requirements for the 2015 ozone NAAQS).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

84 FR 70048

NMFS amended the alternative tow time restriction to require all skimmer trawl vessels 40 feet and greater in length to use turtle excluder devices designed to exclude small sea turtles in their nets; the revision is intended to reduce incidental bycatch and mortality of sea turtles in the southeastern U.S. shrimp fisheries and aid in the protection and recovery of listed sea turtle populations.

Endangered Species Act (ESA)

84 FR 70182

EPA tentatively approved revisions to Arizona's public water system supervision program under the SDWA.

Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)

84 FR 70184

EPA entered into a proposed administrative settlement agreement under CERCLA concerning the recovery of past response costs at the North Hollywood operable unit of the San Fernando Valley Area I Superfund site in Los Angeles County, California.

Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)

84 FR 70092

EPA proposed to revise several new source review regulations by correcting errors and updating outdated provisions.

Clean Air Act (CAA)