Federal Regulatory Summary - March 2015

The following environmental regulatory actions were published in the U.S. Federal Register during March 2015. Select the hyperlink to view the complete Federal Register notice.


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  • 3/6/2015 80FR12263  
    Final rule implementing the 2008 ozone NAAQS that were promulgated on 3/12/2008, addressing nonattainment area SIP requirements and the revocation of the 1997 ozone NAAQS.

  • 3/6/2015 80FR12171  
    Notice of availability of a document announcing changes to EPA's Safer Product Labeling Program and conforming changes to the program's Standard for Safer Products.

  • 3/9/2015 80FR12372  
    Request for public input on EPA's periodic retrospective review of its regulations.

  • 3/11/2015 80FR12794  
    Extension of the public comment period for the petition to add propyl bromides to the list of HAPS, until

  • 3/12/2015 80FR12934  
    Correction to emission factors contained in tables I-5 through I-7 under the GHG Mandatory Reporting Rule.

  • 3/16/2015 80FR13671  
    Final rule revising the standards of performance for new residential wood heaters and adding a new subpart for new residential hydronic heaters and forced-air furnaces.

  • 3/18/2015 80FR14247  
    Final rule regarding the residual risk and technology review conducted for the off-site waste and recovery operation (OSWRO) NESHAP.

  • 3/20/2015 80FR15099  
    Proposal to revise the part 60 General Provisions and various NSPS subparts to require affected facilities to submit air emissions data reports electronically and to allow affected facilities to maintain electronic records of these reports.

  • 3/20/2015 80FR15001  
    Extension of the public comment period for the 1/30/2015 draft document, "Second External Review Draft Integrated Science Assessment for Oxides of Nitrogen--Health Criteria," until 4/30/2015.

  • 3/20/2015 80FR15002  
    Request for public comment on EPA's analysis of GHG emissions attributable to the production and transport of Thlaspi arvense ("pennycress") oil feedstock for use in making biofuels.

  • 3/23/2015 80FR15180  
    Re-proposed definition of "low pressure gas well" with respect to the 7/17/2014 proposed amendments to the NSPS for the oil and natural gas sector and proposal to remove provisions concerning storage vessels connected or installed in parallel and the revise the definition of "storage vessel."

  • 3/23/2015 80FR15339  
    Proposed SIP requirements regarding current and future NAAQS for PM2.5 and the revocation of the 1997 primary annual standard.

  • 3/24/2015 80FR15510  
    Final rule amending the reporting requirements in the NESHAP for coal and oil-fired electric steam generating units (Mercury and Air Toxics Standards [MATS]) rule.

  • 3/26/2015 80FR15901  
    Final rule providing the list of national priorities among the known releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants, as required under the CERCLA National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan.


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