EPA’s Fall agenda shows upcoming rulemakings

Final rules include nanoscale materials, aircraft GHG emissions, lead-based paint

Posted December 2, 2015

On November 19, EPA released its tentative agency rulemaking list in the Fall Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan. The agenda is published semiannually (Spring and Fall), and it provides information on the regulatory and deregulatory actions under development throughout the federal government, including EPA.

Some of the noteworthy EPA regulatory items in the Fall agenda include, but are not limited to:

Action Area Title Date
Final rule Waste

Management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals

9/2016

Hazardous waste generator improvements rule

9/2016

Mercury and air toxics standards (MATS) completion of electronic reporting requirements

12/2015

Conforming revisions to the cross-state air pollution rule

1/2016

NESHAP for area sources: Industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers

3/2016

Review of the NAAQS for lead

6/2016

Findings that greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft cause or contribute to air pollution that may reasonably be anticipated to endanger public health and welfare under CAA

6/2016
Toxics

Lead-based paint program; Amendment to jurisdictions and renovator refresher training requirements

2/2016

Nanoscale materials; Chemical substances when manufactured, imported, or processed as nanoscale materials; Reporting and recordkeeping requirements

10/2016
Proposal Waste

User fee schedule for electronic hazardous waste manifest

5/2016
Air

Modernization of the accidental release prevention regulations under CAA

11/2015
Toxics

Trichloroethylene (TCE); Rulemaking under TSCA section 6(a)

3/2016
Community
right-to-know

Toxics release inventory (TRI) articles exemption clarification rule

8/2016

For the entire EPA agenda, click here.


 

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