Federal Regulatory Summary - June 2015

The following environmental regulatory actions were published in the U.S. Federal Register during June 2015. Select the hyperlink to view the complete Federal Register notice.

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  • 6/1/2015 80FR30988  
    Notice of availability of preliminary calculations of emission allowance allocations to certain units under the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), for the 2015 compliance year. 

  • 6/2/2015 80FR31342  
    Notice of extension of the public comment period for the 4/7/15 proposed effluent limitations guidelines and standards for the oil and gas extraction point source category, until 7/17/2015. 

  • 6/3/2015 80FR31470  
    Final rule determining that EPA completed its statutory CAA obligation to promulgate emissions standards for source categories accounting for not less than 90 percent of the aggregated emissions of each of seven specific HAPs. 

  • 6/10/2015 80FR33099  
    Proposed renewable fuel percentage standards for all motor vehicle gasoline and diesel produced or imported to the U.S. in the years 2014, 2015, and 2016. 

  • 6/12/2015 80FR33425  
    Correction to a GHG emissions calculation contained in the GHG Mandatory Reporting Rule. 

  • 6/12/2015 80FR33839  
    Final action on a petition for rulemaking on how previously approved SIPs treat excess emissions during periods of startup, shutdown or malfunction (SSM), revised guidance concerning treatment in SIPs of excess emissions that occur during periods of SSM, and finding that 36 states will be subject to a SIP Call to address the related deficiencies in state rules. 

  • 6/12/2015 80FR33460  
    Proposed rule identifying the critical use exemptions for methyl bromide production and import for the 2016 control year, under the Montreal Protocol. 

  • 6/12/2015 80FR33515  
    Notice that two chapters of the EPA Air Pollution Control Cost Manual have been revised and are available for review, both of which pertain to NOx emissions control measures and the supporting data and methods applied. 

  • 6/16/2015 80FR34403  
    Notice of final 2015 NPDES general permits for stormwater discharges from industrial activity, from most EPA Regions. 

  • 6/18/2015 80FR35081  
    Publication of EPA's semiannual regulatory agenda 

  • 6/29/2015 80FR37053  
    Final rule defining the scope of waters protected under the CWA pursuant to several recent court decisions and agency expertise. 

  • 6/29/2015 80FR36986  
    Notice of availability of final updated recommended ambient water quality criteria for the protection of human health for 94 chemical pollutants to reflect the latest scientific information and implementation of existing EPA policies. 

  • 6/30/2015 80FR37366  
    Final rule regarding the residual risk and technology review for the ferroalloys production source category regulated under the NESHAP program, revising emissions standards, control requirements for fugitive emissions, and opacity limits.

 

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