Federal Regulatory Summary - June 2017

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


6/5/2017   82FR25730

Notice of reconsideration and partial stay of the fugitive emission requirements at well sites and compressor station sites in the 6/3/2016 final rule, "Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources," regarding the well site pneumatic pumps standards and the requirements for certification by a professional engineer.

6/6/2017  82FR26017

Proposal to postpone certain compliance dates in the 11/3/2015 effluent limitations guidelines and standards for the steam electric point source category under the Clean Water Act.

6/6/2017  82FR26091

Extension of comment period on the 1/9/2017 draft rationale for granting petitions to add n-propyl bromide (nPB) to the list of hazardous air pollutants contained in section 112(b)(2) of the Clean Air Act, until 10/1/2017.

6/14/2017  82FR27154

Final technology-based pretreatment standards under the Clean Water Act to reduce discharges of mercury from dental offices into municipal sewage treatment plants (POTWs).

6/14/2017  82FR27133

Final rule delaying the effective date of the Risk Management Program Amendments to allow EPA to conduct a reconsideration proceeding, until 2/19/2019.

6/16/2017  82FR27641

Proposal to stay for three months certain requirements that are contained within the 6/3/2016 "Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources."

6/16/2017  82FR27645

Proposal to stay for two years certain requirements that are contained in the 6/3/2016 "Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources" to allow EPA time to propose, take comment, and issue a final action on the issues under reconsideration.

6/20/2017  82FR28009

Direct final rule amending the Standards and Practices for All Appropriate Inquiries under CERCLA to update an existing reference to a standard practice recently revised by ASTM International. Proposed rule published simultaneously.

6/21/2017  82FR29243

Notice of availability of data on emission allowance allocations to certain units under the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) related to the new unit set-asides for the 2017 control period.

6/28/2017  82FR29246

Extension by one year of the deadline for promulgating initial area designations for the 10/2015 ozone NAAQS to 10/1/2018.

6/30/2017  82FR29761

Corrections to the 10/25/2016 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles--Phase 2.