Federal Regulatory Summary - August 2016

The following environmental regulatory actions were published in the U.S. Federal Register during August 2016.  Select the hyperlink to view the complete Federal Register notice. For assistance in determining how any of these issues may affect your facility, please contact your local Trinity office at (800) 229-6655.


8/2/2016             81FR50630

Notice of emission allowance allocations to certain units under the new unit set-aside provisions of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule FIPs and responding to objections to preliminary calculations.


8/3/2016             81FR51114

Direct final rule amending the NESHAP for Aerospace Manufacturing and Rework facilities, clarifying the compliance date for the handling and storage of waste.  Proposed rule published simultaneously.


8/5/2016             81FR51802

Direct final rule extending for certain inactive coal combustion residuals (CCR) surface impoundments the compliance deadlines established by the regulations for the disposal of CCR under RCRA subtitle D.  Proposed rule published simultaneously.


8/8/2016             81FR52346

Notice that EPA has denied two petitions for reconsideration of the 11/19/2014 final rule, "Reconsideration of Certain Startup/Shutdown Issues: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) from Coal- and Oil-Fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units and Standards of Performance (NSPS) for Fossil-Fuel-Fired Electric Utility, Industrial-Commercial-Institutional, and Small Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Steam Generating Units."


8/10/2016           81FR52778

Notice that EPA has denied multiple petitions for reconsideration of the 8/16/2012 "Oil and Natural Gas Sector: New Source Performance Standards and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Reviews,'' and subsequent amendments.


8/11/2016           81FR53006

Direct final rule making a technical correction to an equation in an appendix in the NAAQS for Particle Pollution.  Proposed rule published simultaneously.


8/15/2016           81FR54421

Final rule finding that elevated concentrations of greenhouse gases from aircraft in the atmosphere endanger the public health and welfare of current and future generations within the meaning of section 231(a)(2)(A) of the Clean Air Act.


8/24/2016           81FR58009

Final rule identifying requirements that state, local, and tribal air agencies would have to meet as they implement the current and future NAAQS for fine particular matter (PM2.5).


8/24/2016           81FR57822

Proposal to revise regulations to streamline and clarify processes related to submission and review of Title V petitions.


8/29/2016           81FR59275

Final rule updating the Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, effective 10/28/2016.


8/29/2016           81FR59331

Final rule updating the Standards of Performance for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, effective 10/28/2016.


8/31/2016           81FR59950  

Proposed extension of the 6/30/2016 proposed "Clean Energy Incentive Program Design Details," until 11/1/2016.