EPA seeks comment on draft guidance to clarify and inform future NPDES permitting actions for communities with combined sewer systems.
EPA proposed to approve a request from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for the delegation of authority to implement and enforce the federal plan requirements for municipal solid waste landfills that commenced construction on or before July 17, 2014.
EPA announced the availability of and seeks comment on a document that describes its draft approach for implementation of the EPA label program for low embodied carbon construction materials.
The Army Corps of Engineers proposed to establish agency specific procedures for its implementation of principles, requirements, and guidelines for water resources investments in response to congressional direction provided in authorizing language in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020.
EPA entered into a proposed cost recovery settlement agreement under CERCLA with Jonathan Deck relating to the Frankfort Asbestos Superfund site located in Frankfort, New York.
United States v. Apache Corp., No. 24-cv-00149 (D.N.M. Feb. 13, 2024). Under a proposed consent decree, a settling CAA defendant whose oil and natural gas production facilities in New Mexico and Texas allegedly failed to comply with requirements of the federal new source performance standards must pay a civil penalty of $4,000,000 and perform a project that will offset the excess emissions resulting from the violations.
SIP Proposal: Iowa (updates to incorporations by reference to methods for performance testing, updates to definitions, and adoption of the most recent ozone NAAQS).
SIP Approval: Missouri (incorporation by reference of emission guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills).
EPA proposed to partially disapprove and partially approve SIP submissions from Arizona, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, and Tennessee regarding interstate transport for the 2015 eight-hour ozone NAAQS, and proposed a federal implementation plan for these states to address their obligations to eliminate significant contribution to nonattainment, or interference with maintenance, of the 2015 ozone NAAQS in other states.
EPA seeks comment on its proposal to update fine particulate matter (PM) data from T640/T640X PM mass monitors.