Federal Regulatory Summary - December 2015

The following environmental regulatory actions were published in the U.S. Federal Register during December 2015. 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.


  • 12/1/2015 80FR75177
    Final residual risk and technology review for the Petroleum Refinery NESHAP.

  • 12/1/2015 80FR75025
    Proposed supplemental finding that consideration of cost does not alter EPA’s previous conclusion that it is appropriate and necessary to regulate coal- and oil-fired electric utility steam generating units under section 112 of the Clean Air Act.

  • 12/2/2015 80FR75455
    Notice of revocation of certification of several refrigerant reclaimers, under 40 CFR 82.164.

  • 12/2/2015 80FR75456
    Notice of pending suspension and revocations and voluntary withdrawals of Section 608 Technician Certification Programs approved to provide the technician certification exam.

  • 12/3/2015 80FR75705
    Proposed rule to address interstate air quality impacts under CSAPR with respect to the 2008 ozone NAAQS.

  • 12/4/2015 80FR75817
    Final rule making two corrections to the 10/26/2015 final NESHAP for Brick and Structural Clay Products Manufacturing and NESHAP for Clay Ceramics Manufacturing.

  • 12/7/2015 80FR76151
    Final residual risk and technology review and rule review with amendments for the Aerospace Manufacturing and Rework Facilities NESHAP.

  • 12/9/2015 80FR76476
    Notice of launch of EPA's eDisclosure portal to facilitate self-disclosure and expedite associated processing and resolution.

  • 12/14/2015 80FR77419
    Final rule setting renewable fuel percentage standards for cellulosic biofuel, biomass-based diesel, advanced biofuel, and total renewable fuel that apply to all motor vehicle gasoline and diesel produced or imported in 2014, 2015, and 2016.

  • 12/14/2015 80FR77284
    Proposal to amend EPA compliance-related regulations to ensure that recipients of federal financial assistance comply with its affirmative obligation under the Civil Rights Act of 1965 and other nondiscrimination statutes.

  • 12/15/2015 80FR77592
    Notice of availability of preliminary lists of units eligible for allocations of emission allowances under CSAPR.

  • 12/15/2015 80FR78023
    Publication of EPA's semiannual regulatory agenda.

  • 12/17/2015 80FR78705
    Extension to the comment period for the 11/9/2015 proposed updated service practices for ozone depleting  refrigerants and non-ozone-depleting substitute refrigerants, until 1/25/2016.

  • 12/21/2015 80FR79329
    Notice of EPA's plans to authorize various contractors to access information related to registration of  fuels and fuel additives, various fuels reporting programs, and reporting of various GHG reporting items,  submitted under Title II of the CAA as confidential business information.

  • 12/29/2015 80FR81234
    Proposal to revise the public notice rule provisions for NSR, title V, and Outer Continental Shelf permit  programs, allowing for electronic noticing rather than mandatory notice through publication in a  newspaper.

  • 12/29/2015 80FR81251
    Extension of the comment period for the 12/3/2015 proposed Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update for  the 2008 Ozone NAAQS, until 2/1/2016.


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