Regulatory Summary - May 2009
The following is a list regulatory developments that appeared in the Federal Register during April.
Proposed amendments to the National Volatile Organic Compound Emission Standards for Aerosol Coatings (aerosol coatings reactivity rule).
Proposed regulation requiring reporting of greenhouse gas emissions from all sectors of the economy.
Extension of public comment period for the 3/5/09 proposed NESHAP for certain existing stationary reciprocating internal combustion engines, until 6/3/09.
Notice of availability of EPA's RMP*eSubmit tool for electronic submission of Risk Management Plans under EPA's Chemical Accident Prevention regulations.
Notice of availability of draft document, Carbon Monoxide National Ambient Air Quality Standards: Scope and Methods Plan for Health Risk and Exposure Assessment.
Corrections to the 3/25/09 proposed methods for measurement of filterable PM10 and PM2.5 and measurement of condensable particulate matter emissions from stationary sources.
Corrections to the 3/25/09 Performance Specification 16 for predictive emissions monitoring systems and amendments to testing and monitoring provisions.
Notice of availability of second draft report, Risk and Exposure Assessment to Support the Review of the SO2 Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standards, for review and comment by 5/20/09.
Proposed rule finding that greenhouse gases in the atmosphere endanger public health and welfare.
Final rule amending the eligibility criteria for submitting a Form A Certification Statement in lieu of the more detailed Form R for facilities subject to TRI reporting.
Final rule by the FAA amending the emission standards for turbine engine powered airplanes to incorporate standards adopted by EPA and amending certain test procedures for gaseous exhaust emissions.
Final rule amending the Standards of Performance for Nonmetallic Mineral Processing Plants.
Final rule authorizing uses of methyl bromide that qualify for the 2009 critical use exemption.