Federal Regulatory Summary - September 2015

The following environmental regulatory actions were published in the U.S. Federal Register during September 2015. 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.


  • 09/11/2015 80FR54728
    Final rule making technical corrections and clarifications to the 7/27/15 final NESHAP and NSPS for the Portland Cement industry, and adding a provision describing compliance with the HCl emissions standard using a CEMS for SO2 measurement and reporting.

  • 09/14/2015 80FR55061
    Notice of the availability of preliminary lists of units eligible for allocations of emission allowances under CSAPR.

  • 09/15/2015 80FR55352
    Solicitation of public comment on EPA's National Enforcement Initiatives for fiscal years 2017-2019; comments due on or before 10/14/2015.

  • 09/18/2015 80FR56699
    Final residual risk and technology review and rule review for the NESHAP for Secondary Aluminum Production including several amendments to the rule.

  • 09/18/2015 80FR56579
    Proposed rule affecting certain emission units in the oil and natural gas sector regarding source aggregation.

  • 09/18/2015 80FR56593
    Proposal to amend the NSPS for the oil and natural gas source category by setting standards for methane and VOCs for certain equipment, processes, and activities across the source category.

  • 09/18/2015 80FR56533
    Proposed FIP that would apply to new true minor sources and minor modifications at existing true minor sources in the production segment of the oil and natural gas sector that are locating or expanding in Indian reservations or other areas of Indian country over which an Indian tribe or EPA has demonstrated the tribe's jurisdiction.

  • 09/25/2015 80FR57917
    Proposal to revise the hazardous waste generator regulations under RCRA to improve compliance.

  • 09/25/2015 80FR58013
    Proposal to revise regulation of pharmaceuticals under RCRA to improve management and disposal of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals and to tailor it to address the specific issues faced by hospitals, pharmacies, and other healthcare-related facilities.

  • 09/25/2015 80FR57809
    Notice describing EPA's approach for providing recommendations to federal agencies on specifications, environmental performance standards, and ecolabels for purchasing environmentally preferable products and services.

  • 09/30/2015 80FR58568
    Proposed addition of seven sites to the National Priorities List under CERCLA.


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