Federal Regulatory Summary - June 2016

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

6/2/2016             81FR35275

Proposal to add a hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) category to the list of toxic chemicals subject to reporting under section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and section 6007 of the Pollution Prevention Act (PPA). 

6/3/2016             81FR35622

Final rule clarifying the meaning of the term "adjacent" as used to determine the scope of a stationary source for permitting purposes in the onshore oil and natural gas sector. 

6/3/2016             81FR35943

Final Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) for new true minor sources and minor modifications at existing true minor sources in the oil and natural gas production and natural gas processing segments in Indian country over which an Indian tribe or EPA has demonstrated the tribe's jurisdiction. 

6/3/2016             81FR35823

Final amendments to the current new source performance standards and establishing new standards for GHGs and VOCs from oil and natural gas sources. 

6/9/2016             81FR37373

Publication of EPA's semi-annual regulatory agenda. 

6/10/2016           81FR37565

Extension of comment period on the tentative denial of a petition to revise the RCRA corrosivity hazardous waste characteristic regulation published on 4/11/2016, until 12/7/2016. 

6/10/2016           81FR37589

Notice of availability and request for comment on a proposed addition to the 2013 revised interim Protective Action Guides and Planning Guidance for Radiological Incidents to provide guidance on drinking water. 

6/13/2016           81FR38104

Final rule amending the hazardous chemical reporting regulations due to changes in OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard which were made to conform to the U.N.'s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). 

6/13/2016           81FR38085

Direct final rule amending the NESHAP for Secondary Aluminum Production, correcting and clarifying requirements under the 9/18/15 final rule. 

6/14/2016           81FR38640

Proposal to revise a limitation on the rescission of stationary source preconstruction permits contained in the NSR regulations, removing the date restriction. 

6/14/2016           81FR38645

Proposal to remove the affirmative defense provisions for emergencies found in the regulations for state and federal operating permit programs. 

6/23/2016           81FR40955

Final rule on issues granted reconsideration with respect to the 2/7/2013 Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources and Emission Guidelines for Existing Sources: Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units (CISWI Rule). 

6/24/2016           81FR41282

Proposal to extend the public comment period on the 5/13/2017 proposed NESHAP for Site Remediation until 7/27/2016. 

6/27/2016           81FR41507

Extension of the comment period for the 5/18/2016 "National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES): Applications and Program Updates," until 8/2/2016. 

6/27/2016           81FR41535

Notice of availability of EPA's Preliminary 2016 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan and solicitation for public comment. 

6/28/2016           81FR41845

Final rule under the Clean Water Act establishing pretreatment standard that prevent the discharge of pollutants in wastewater from onshore unconventional oil and gas extraction facilities to POTWs. 

6/30/2016           81FR42939

Proposed design details of the Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP) which states may optionally adopt to incentivize early emission reduction projects under the Clean Power Plan Emission Guidelines.