Federal Regulatory Summary - January 2018

The following environmental regulatory actions were published in the U.S. Federal Register during January 2018. 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.

1/3/2018  83FR420

Final rule establishing the methodology EPA will use to determine and revise user fees applicable to electronic and paper manifests to be submitted to the national electronic manifest systems that EPA is developing under the Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act.

1/5/2018  83FR651

Notice of availability of EPA's responses to certain state and tribal area designation recommendations for the 2015 Ozone NAAQS, including its intended designations for the affected areas, for public comment by 2/5/2018.

1/9/2018  83FR1098

Final rule establishing initial air quality designations for certain areas in the U.S. for the 2010 sulfur dioxide primary NAAQS.

1/10/2018   83FR1190

Final rule adjusting the level of statutory civil monetary penalty amounts under the statues EPA administers, as mandated by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act.

1/12/2018  83FR1931

Publication of EPA's semi-annual regulatory agenda.

1/18/2018  83FR2549

Final rule adding sites to the National Priorities List as required by the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan under CERCLA. Proposed rule published simultaneously.

1/22/2018  83FR2885

Interim final rule delaying the effective and compliance dates for the 1/19/2017 final rule revising the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, from 1/19/2018 until 7/19/2018.

1/26/2018  83FR3636

Proposed rule correcting and updating regulations for source testing of emissions, for comment by 3/27/2018.

1/29/2018  83FR3986

Final rule amending the NESHAP for Off-Site Waste and Recovery Operations (OSWRO) with respect to continuous monitoring on pressure relief devices, effective 1/29/2018.