Mercury

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

Response to Vacatur of Certain Provisions of the Mercury Inventory Reporting Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is revising regulations associated with persons who must report data to the Agency's mercury inventory established under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Those reporting requirements were set forth in a final rule entitled ``Reporting Requirements for TSCA Mercury Inventory: Mercury'' (hereafter ``mercury inventory reporting rule''). These revisions implement an order issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Second Circuit), on June 5, 2020.

Publication Date: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 4:00am

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Delegation of Authority to Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) has submitted updated regulations for receiving delegation and approval of its program for the implementation and enforcement of certain National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), as provided for under previously approved delegation mechanisms. The updated state regulations incorporate by reference certain NESHAP promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as they existed through June 30, 2019. The EPA is proposing to approve ODEQ's requested delegation update.

Publication Date: 
Monday, August 30, 2021 - 4:00am