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News & Analysis In the Agencies Volume 50, Issue 2

84 FR 69349

SIP Proposal: West Virginia (infrastructure requirements for the 2015 ozone NAAQS).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

84 FR 69335

EPA amended its diesel fuel regulations to allow fuel suppliers to distribute distillate marine diesel fuel that complies with the sulfur standard that applies internationally for ships instead of the fuel standards that otherwise apply to distillate diesel fuel in the United States.

Clean Air Act (CAA)

84 FR 69331

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

Clean Air Act (CAA)

84 FR 68943

The Bureau of Reclamation announced a 2.75% discount rate to be used in the formulation and evaluation of plans for water and related land resources for fiscal year 2020.

Water (generally)

84 FR 68946

United States v. NCR Corp., No. 1:19-cv-01041 (W.D. Mich. Dec. 11, 2019). In relation to the Allied Paper, Inc./Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund site in Michigan, a settling CERCLA defendant must perform an estimated $135.7 million in cleanup work on the Kalamazoo River and the adjacent banks and floodplains, pay $76.5 million to EPA and $6 million to Michigan for past and future response costs, and pay $27 million to the Kalamazoo River Natural Resources Trustee Council for natural resources damages and assessment costs.

Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)

84 FR 68934

EPA announced its intended approval of revisions to Tennessee's public water system supervision program.

Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)

84 FR 68933

EPA entered into a proposed consent decree under the CAA that resolves a lawsuit against the Agency concerning its non-discretionary duties to determine whether the West Central Pinal nonattainment area attained the 2006 24-hour fine particulate matter NAAQS by the attainment dates and to take final action to promulgate a federal implementation plan addressing certain deficiencies in Arizona's new source review program; the proposed consent decree would establish deadlines for the Agency to take specified actions related to the second claim.

Clean Air Act (CAA)

84 FR 69182

EPA proposed amendments to NESHAPs for miscellaneous organic chemical manufacturing based on the Agency's residual risk and technology review.

Clean Air Act (CAA)

84 FR 68863

SIP Proposal: Florida (infrastructure requirements for the 2015 eight-hour ozone NAAQS).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

84 FR 69272

The Commodity Credit Corporation made changes to the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to conform with the Agricutural Improvement Act of 2018.

Agriculture