Federal Regulatory Summary - August 2017

The following environmental regulatory actions were published in the U.S. Federal Register during August 2017. 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.

8/2/2017  82FR35924

Announcement of the reopening of the public comment period for the 1/19/2017 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on revisions to EPA's Health and Environmental Protection Standards for Uranium and Thorium Mill Tailings, until 10/16/17. 

8/3/2017  82FR36095

Final rule adding seven sites to the General Superfund section of the National Priorities List (NPL) under CERCLA. 

8/3/2017 82FR36106

Proposal to add four sites to the General Superfund section of the NPL under CERCLA and to withdraw a previous proposal to list one site on the NPL. 

8/4/2017  82FR36394

Notice of recent applicability determinations, alternative monitoring decisions, and regulatory interpretations made under the NSPS, NESHAP, or Stratospheric Ozone Protection Program. 

8/7/2017  82FR36713

Proposed amendments to the NESHAP for Off-Site Waste and Recovery Operations (OSWRO); comments due by 9/21/2017. 

8/10/2017  82FR37318

Notice that EPA is withdrawing the 1-year extension of the deadline for promulgating initial area designations for the ozone NAAQS that were promulgated in October 2015. 

8/11/2017  82FR37520

Final rule establishing a retrospective electronic notification of chemical substances on the TSCA Inventory that were manufactured (including imported) for nonexempt commercial purposes during the 10-year time period ending on 6/21/2016, with provision to also allow notification to processors, in order to distinguish active substances from inactive substances, as required by the 2016 TSCA amendments. 

8/15/2017  82FR38685

Notice of availability of "Coal Combustion Residuals State Permit Program Guidance Document; Interim Final" and request for comment by 9/14/2017. 

8/17/2017  82FR39038

Direct final rule updating the list of NAICS codes subject to reporting under TRI to reflect the OMB 2017 NAICS code revision. Proposed rule published simultaneously. 

8/21/2017  82FR39551

Request for comment by 10/5/2017 on EPA's reconsideration of whether the light-duty vehicle GHG standards previously established for model years 2022-2025 are appropriate under section 202(a) of the Clean Air Act. 

8/22/2017  82FR39671

Final rule removing the alternative monitoring method provisions added to the NESHAP for Portland Cement in the 6/23/2017 direct final rule, and restoring the provisions deleted in that rule. Proposed rule published simultaneously. 

8/22/2017  82FR39712

Extension of the public comment period on the 7/27/2017 proposed "Definition of 'Waters of the United States'--Recodification of Pre-existing Rules," until 9/27/2017.

8/24/2017  82FR40103

Proposal to revise the NESHAP for the Manufacture of Amino/Phenolic Resins with respect to the MACT standard for continuous process vents at existing sources.

8/24/2017  82FR40348

Publication of the semi-annual regulatory agenda.

08/29/2017  82FR40970

Proposed amendments to previous proposals to the NESHAP for Wool Fiberglass Manufacturing with respect to emission limits and work practice standards formaldehyde, methanol and phenol emissions.

8/29/2017  82FR41015

Notice that the Automated Export System (AES) filing compliance date for export shipments of hazardous waste and certain other materials is 12/31/2017.

8/31/2017  82FR41343

Correction to the 2015 Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Data Elements Under the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule.