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Control of Air Pollution From New Motor Vehicles: Heavy-Duty Engine and Vehicle Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing a program to further reduce air pollution, including ozone and particulate matter (PM), from heavy-duty engines and vehicles across the United States. The final program includes new emission standards that are significantly more stringent and that cover a wider range of heavy-duty engine operating conditions compared to today's standards; further, the final program requires these more stringent emissions standards to be met for a longer period of when these engines operate on the road.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 4:00am

Approval and Promulgation of State Plan for Designated Facilities and Pollutants: New Hampshire; 111(d)/129 Revised State Plan for Existing Large and Small Municipal Waste Combustors

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the Clean Air Act (CAA) state plan revision for existing large and small municipal waste combustors (MWCs) submitted by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) on October 1, 2018. The revised state plan incorporates fuel quality standards and test methods for large MWC facilities that combust processed wood residue (PWR) from construction and demolition (C&D) debris.

Publication Date: 
Monday, December 19, 2022 - 4:00am

Notification of Memorandum of Agreement; Massachusetts; Clean Air Act (CAA) Sections 111(d) and/or 129 Federal Plan Requirements

On October 15, 2021, the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Region 1 Acting Administrator signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and EPA Region 1 regarding existing affected sources subject to Clean Air Act (CAA) sections 111(d) and/or 129 Federal Plan requirements. Subsequently, the MOA became effective upon signature of the MassDEP Commissioner on November 9, 2021. This document is informing the public of the MOA and making a copy of the document accessible.

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 4:00am

Approval of Clean Air Act Operating Permit Program Revisions; Negative Declaration of Existing Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators and Administrative Updates; South Dakota

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the ``Agency'') is proposing full approval of revisions to the South Dakota operating permit program for stationary sources under the Clean Air Act (CAA), title V (the ``title V program'') and a Clean Air Act (CAA) section 111(d)/129 negative declaration for incinerators subject to the Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators (HMIWI) Emissions Guidelines. EPA is proposing this action in accordance with the CAA.

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 4:00am