Federal Regulatory Summary - November 2017

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

11/3/2017  82FR51160

Notice of availability of EPA's Final Report on Review of Agency Actions that Potentially Burden the Safe, Efficient Development of Domestic Energy Resources Under Executive Order 13738. 

11/8/2017  82FR51788

Notice of data availability in support of the 6/16/2017 proposed rule, “Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources: Stay of Certain Requirements,'' providing additional related information and soliciting comment on the information presented. Proposed rule published simultaneously. 

11/8/2017  82FR51787

Notice of a public hearing and extension of the comment period until 1/16/2018 on the 10/16/2017 proposal to announce EPA's intention to repeal the Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units, commonly referred to as the Clean Power Plan (CPP), as promulgated on October 23, 2015. 

11/14/2017  82FR52674

Withdrawal of the 8/17/17 direct final and proposed ruled to update the list of NAICS codes subject to reporting under the TRI to reflect the OMB 2017 NAICS code revision, due to receipt of adverse comment. 

11/16/2017  82FR54232

Final rule establishing air quality designations for most areas in the U.S, including most areas of Indian country, for the 2015 primary and secondary NAAQS for ozone, effective 1/16/2018. 

11/16/2017  82FR53442

Proposal to repeal the emission standards and other requirements for heavy-duty glider vehicles, glider engines, and glider kits based on a proposed interpretation of the CAA. 

11/17/2017  82FR59104

Final rule amending the Final Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Rule excluding all documents and information submitted for grants, cooperative agreements, and other forms of financial assistance. 

11/17/2017  82FR59172

Notice of availability of the CAIR allowance allocations for the states under CAIR FIPs, for public review. 

11/23/2017  82FR61078

Proposed uses of methyl bromide that qualify for the 2010 critical use exemption as a result of a recent decision by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer at the Twentieth Meeting of the Parties. 

11/25/2017  82FR61537

Direct final rule amending and correcting portions of EPA's existing fuel economy and emissions regulations. Proposed rule published simultaneously. 

11/25/2017  82FR61671

Notice of 30-day public comment period for the draft document, "A Framework for Categorizing the Relative Vulnerability of Threatened and Endangered Species to Climate Change" (EPA/600/R-09/011).