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Welcome to this edition of BLR's Regulatory Update, covering your state(s) and federal register activity posted to Enviro.BLR.com between December 20 and December 22, 2016.

Arkansas

Waste

Final Regulations

(12/20/2016) Arkansas - Final Regulations - Medical Waste
Management of Medical Waste from Generators
Department of Health/Division of Health Facility Services - Amends rule concerning the management of medical waste from generators and health care related facilities. [007.05.16]


Colorado

Air

Proposed Regulations

(12/20/2016) Colorado - Proposed Regulations - Incineration
Sale and Installation of Wood-Burning Appliances
Department of Public Health and Environment/Air Quality Control Commission - This rulemaking considers revisions to Regulation Number 4 that reestablish a new wood stove definition and clarify that testing, certification and labeling requirements apply to new wood stoves on a state-wide basis and to used wood stoves only along the Front Range, as required by statute. [5 CCR 1001-6]


Water

Final Regulations

(12/20/2016) Colorado - Final Regulations - NPDES
Discharge Permit System
Department of Public Health and Environment/Water Quality Control Commission - Addresses rules regarding temperature (definition of existing quality, flexibility in transition zones, flexibility in shoulder seasons, temperature criteria), antidegradation (baseline date for significance determination, temporary impacts in Outstanding Waters, default use protected designation for effluent-dependent/effluent dominated waters), implementation into discharge permits, site-specific ambient-based standards, temp


(12/20/2016) Colorado - Final Regulations - NPDES
Discharge Permit System
Department of Public Health and Environment/Water Quality Control Commission - Amends rules to revise the section on permit fees to correspond to the Water Quality Control Act regarding fee sectors and to delete provisions referencing fee proration. [5 CCR 1002-61]


Florida

Air

Final Regulations

(12/21/2016) Florida - Final Regulations - Air - General
Exemptions and Certification
Department of Environmental Protection - Pursuant to Executive Orders 11-01, 11-72 and 11-211, which require the Department to identify and revise rules that are unnecessary, unnecessarily burdensome, or duplicative, the Department is revising Rules 62-243.300, and 62-243.500, F.A.C. The revisions will eliminate reference to a previously repealed rule and delete provisions that are unnecessary for implementation of the Florida Statutes. [FAC 62-243.300, .500]


EHS Management

Proposed Regulations

(12/20/2016) Florida - Proposed Regulations - Environment - General
Florida Forever Goals and Numeric Performance Measures
Department of Environmental Protection/Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund - The Department proposes to open Chapter 18-24, F.A.C., for rule development to reflect the changes in the statute in compliance with the rulemaking requirement. Amendments are needed to add the Land Acquisition Trust Fund as a funding source for Florida Forever acquisitions. [FAC 18-24.001, .0022]


Water

Proposed Regulations

(12/20/2016) Florida - Proposed Regulations - Total Maximum Daily Loads
Ocklawaha River Basin TMDLs
Department of Environmental Protection - The purpose of the rule is to adopt Total Maximum Daily Loads, and their allocations, for certain waters impaired for nutrients in the Ocklawaha River Basin. The nutrient TMDLs for Lake Denham, Lake Weir, and Marshall Lake, will constitute site specific numeric interpretations of the narrative nutrient criterion set forth that will supersede the otherwise applicable numeric nutrient criteria for these surface water segments. [FAC 62-304.500]


Louisiana

Waste

Final Regulations

(12/22/2016) Louisiana - Final Regulations - Hazardous Waste - General
Hazardous Waste Delisting
Department of Environmental Quality/Office of the Secretary/Legal Division - Amends rules regarding hazardous waste delisting. [LAC 33:V.4999(HW121)]


(12/21/2016) Louisiana - Final Regulations - Hazardous Waste - General
Comparable Fuels and Syngas Fuel Exclusions
Department of Environmental Quality/Office of the Secretary/Legal Division - Amends rules to remove the comparable fuels and syngas fuel exclusions from the Louisiana hazardous waste regulations. [LAC 33:V.105, 109 and 4909 (HW120ft)]


(12/21/2016) Louisiana - Final Regulations - Solid Waste
Hazardous Waste Exclusions for Coal Combustion Residual
Department of Environmental Quality/Office of the Secretary/Legal Division - Amends rules to exclude certain residual solid wastes from coal combustion from the definition of hazardous waste. [LAC 33:V.105 (HW119ft)]


Massachusetts

Water

Final Regulations

(12/20/2016) Massachusetts - Final Regulations - Wastewater - General
Land Application of Sludge and Septage
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs/Department of Environmental Protection - Amends rule regarding Land Application of Sludge and Septage, and the standard requirements for the Sitting, Construction, Inspection, Upgrade and Expansion of On-Site Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems and for the Transportation and Disposal of Septage. [310 CMR 32.00, 15]


Minnesota

Air

Final Regulations

(12/21/2016) Minnesota - Final Regulations - Air - General
Air Quality
Pollution Control Agency/Environmental Analysis and Outcomes Division - Amends rules to keep them current, remove redundant language and clarify ambiguous rule language, and correct gaps or errors identified while administering the existing rules. The proposed amendments are also to ensure consistency with applicable state and federal regulations and to make changes required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. [MCAR 7002.0019 to 7030.0050 (non seq.)]


(12/20/2016) Minnesota - Final Regulations - Air - General
Air Quality
Pollution Control Agency/Environmental Analysis and Outcomes Division - Amends rules to keep them current, remove redundant language and clarify ambiguous rule language, and correct gaps or errors identified while administering the existing rules. The proposed amendments are also to ensure consistency with applicable state and federal regulations and to make changes required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. [MCAR 7002.0019 to 7030.0050 (non seq.)]


Water

Proposed Regulations

(12/21/2016) Minnesota - Proposed Regulations - Effluent Limitations
Water Quality Standards and Tiered Aquatic Life Use
Pollution Control Agency/Environmental Analysis and Outcomes Division - Amends rules relating to Waters of the State and Lake Superior Basin Water Standards to establish a TALU framework, which will modernize the MPCA's existing Class 2 water quality standards from a one-size-fits-all classification system for aquatic life to one that more accurately reflects the biological diversity of Minnesota's streams, rivers and ditches. [MCAR 7050.0140, .0150, .0217, .0218, .0219, .0222, .0227, .0430, .0460, .0469,


National

Air

Final Regulations

(12/22/2016) National - Final Regulations - Air - General
40 CFR 52 - Air Plan Approval; Mississippi; Interstate Transport for the 2010 1-Hour NO2 Standard
EPA has issued a final rule to approve a revision to the Mississippi SIP addressing the CAA interstate transport infrastructure SIP requirements for the 2010 1-hour Nitrogen Dioxide NAAQS.


(12/22/2016) National - Final Regulations - Air - General
40 CFR 52 - Approval and Limited Approval and Limited Disapproval of California State Implementation Plan Revisions; Butte County AQMD
EPA has issued a final rule on three permitting rules submitted as a revision to the BCAQMD portion of the California SIP concerning the District's New Source Review (NSR) permitting program for new and modified sources of air pollution.


(12/21/2016) National - Final Regulations - Air - General
40 CFR 52 - Air Plan Approval; MA; Infrastructure State Implementation Plan Requirements
EPA has issued a final rule to approve most elements of SIP submissions from Massachusetts regarding the infrastructure requirements of the CAA for the 1997 ozone, 2008 lead (Pb), 2008 ozone, 2010 nitrogen dioxide, and 2010 sulfur dioxide NAAQS.


(12/21/2016) National - Final Regulations - Air - General
40 CFR 52 - Air Plan Approval; Tennessee; Regional Haze Progress Report
EPA has issued a final rule to approve a SIP revision submitted by the Tennessee that addresses requirements of the CAA and EPA's rules that require each state to submit periodic reports describing progress towards reasonable progress goals established for regional haze and a determination of the adequacy of the State's regional haze plan.


(12/21/2016) National - Final Regulations - Air - General
40 CFR 52 - Determination of Attainment of the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards; Eastern San Luis Obispo, California
EPA has issued a final rule to determine that the San Luis Obispo (Eastern San Luis Obispo) ozone nonattainment area (NAA) in California has attained the 2008 ozone NAAQS by the applicable attainment date of July 20, 2016.


(12/21/2016) National - Final Regulations - Air - General
40 CFR 52 - Determination of Attainment of the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards; Mariposa County, California
EPA has issued a direct final rule to determine that the Mariposa County, California Moderate Nonattainment Area (NAA) has attained the 2008 8-hour ozone NAAQS.


(12/21/2016) National - Final Regulations - Air - General
40 CFR 52 and 81 - Air Plan Approval; Ohio; Redesignation of the Columbus, Ohio Area to Attainment of the 2008 Ozone Standard
EPA has issued a final rule to find that the Columbus, Ohio area is attaining the 2008 ozone NAAQS and redesignating the area to attainment for the 2008 ozone NAAQS because the area meets the statutory requirements for redesignation under the Clean Air Act.


(12/20/2016) National - Final Regulations - Air - General
40 CFR 52 - Approval and Limited Approval and Limited Disapproval of Air Quality Implementation Plans; California
EPA has issued a final rule to approve certain revisions to the NSCAPCD portion of the California SIP and disapproving others. These revisions would supersede certain older rules in the California SIP but inadvertently included erroneous references in the regulatory text.


Notices

(12/21/2016) National - Notices - Air - General
Recent Postings of Broadly Applicable Alternative Test Methods
EPA has given notice of the broadly applicable alternative test method approval decisions the EPA has made under and in support of NSPS and the NESHAP between January 1, 2016, and December 12, 2016.


Proposed Regulations

(12/22/2016) National - Proposed Regulations - Air - General
40 CFR 52 - Limited Federal Implementation Plan; Prevention of Significant Deterioration Requirements for PM2.5; California; North Coast Unified AQMD
EPA has proposed to a limited Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) under the CAA to apply to the North Coast Unified AQMD in California that would implement provisions to regulate PM2.5 under the CAA Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program within the District.


(12/21/2016) National - Proposed Regulations - Air - General
40 CFR 52 - Determination of Attainment of the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards; Mariposa County, California
EPA has proposed to determine that the Mariposa County, California Moderate Nonattainment Area (NAA) has attained the 2008 8-hour ozone NAAQS.


(12/20/2016) National - Proposed Regulations - Air - General
40 CFR 52 - Approval and Promulgation of State Implementation Plans; Interstate Transport for Utah
EPA has proposed to action on a portion of a January 31, 2013 submission and a December 22, 2015 supplemental submission from Utah that are intended to demonstrate that the SIP meets certain interstate transport requirements of the CAA for the 2008 ozone NAAQS.


EHS Management

Notices

(12/21/2016) National - Notices - Enforcement
DOJ Notice of Lodging of Proposed Modification to Consent Decree Under the CWA
DOJ has given notice that it has lodged a proposed Stipulation to Modify Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut in the lawsuit entitled United States, et al. v. City of West Haven, Connecticut, Civil Action No. 3:13-cv-01883 (JCH).


(12/20/2016) National - Notices - Enforcement
DOJ Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under CERCLA
DOJ has given notice that it has lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in the lawsuit entitled United States and Commonwealth of Virginia, Secretary of Natural Resources v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Civil Action No. 5:16-CV-00082.


(12/20/2016) National - Notices - Enforcement
DOJ Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the CWA
DOJ has given notice that it has lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana in the lawsuit entitled United States and State of Indiana v. the City of Gary, Indiana, and Gary Sanitary District, Civil Action No. 2:16-cv-512 (N.D. Ind.).


HazMat and Chemicals

Final Regulations

(12/22/2016) National - Final Regulations - Pesticides
40 CFR 180 - Bifenthrin; Pesticide Tolerances for Emergency Exemptions
EPA has issued a final rule to establish time-limited tolerances for residues of bifenthrin in or on avocado and pomegranate.


(12/21/2016) National - Final Regulations - Toxic Substances Control Act
40 CFR 750 - Procedures for Rulemaking Under Section 6 of the Toxic Substances Control Act; Amendment
EPA has issued a final rule to remove the regulations specifying certain procedural requirements for rulemaking under TSCA section 6, including the requirement for a hearing, because TSCA, as amended, no longer mandates those procedures.


Proposed Regulations

(12/20/2016) National - Proposed Regulations - Pesticides
40 CFR 180 - Receipt of Several Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities
EPA has given notice of its receipt of several initial filings of pesticide petitions requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities.


Water

Final Regulations

(12/20/2016) National - Final Regulations - Drinking Water
40 CFR 141 - Revisions to the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 4) for Public Water Systems and Announcement of Public Meeting
EPA has issued a final rule that requires public water systems to collect occurrence data for contaminants that may be present in drinking water but are not yet subject to EPA's drinking water standards set under the SDWA.


Notices

(12/21/2016) National - Notices - Water - General
Final EPA-USGS Technical Report: Protecting Aquatic Life from Effects of Hydrologic Alteration
EPA has given notice that the EPA and the United States Geological Survey are releasing a technical report: Final EPA- USGS Technical Report: Protecting Aquatic Life from Effects of Hydrologic Alteration.


Nebraska

Air

Final Regulations

(12/20/2016) Nebraska - Final Regulations - Air - General
Nitrogen Oxide and Nitric Acid Production
Department of Environmental Quality - Clarifies nitrogen oxide standards for nitric acid production. [Title 129 NAC Chapter 25]


Water

Final Regulations

(12/20/2016) Nebraska - Final Regulations - Wastewater - General
Wastewater Treatment Facilities
Department of Environmental Quality - Implements changes the legislature adopted in 2013 to authorize the creation of a linked deposit program for loans for construction, rehabilitation, operation, or maintenance on nonpoint source control systems. [Title 131 NAC Chapters 1-6, 8, 10-11]


Oklahoma

Air

Proposed Regulations

(12/20/2016) Oklahoma - Proposed Regulations - Air - General
Air Pollution Control
Department of Environmental Quality - The Department is proposing to amend the Permit By Rule (PBR) in OAC 252:100-7-60.5, Oil and natural gas sector, to add references to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) recently promulgated New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) in 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart OOOOa. Additionally, the proposed amendment would allow the use of federally enforceable limits when determining a facility's eligibility for the PBR. The gist of the proposed rule is to ensure tha


(12/20/2016) Oklahoma - Proposed Regulations - Air - General
Environmental Permit Process
Department of Environmental Quality - The Department is proposing to amend OAC 252:4-7-13, Notices - specifically, subsection (g), Additional notice content requirements for Clean Air Act Permits - to align the Department's notice content requirements for Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permits with those promulgated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 40 CFR Section 51.166. The gist of the proposed rule and the underlying reason for these revisions is to ensure that the St


Water

Proposed Regulations

(12/20/2016) Oklahoma - Proposed Regulations - Groundwater
Groundwater Quality Standards
Water Resources Board - The Oklahoma Water Resources Board is proposing to amend various provisions of Oklahoma Administrative Code 785:45 as follows: Create new definitions for Aquifer Storage and Recovery Activities and Artificial Aquifer Recharge in the definitions section at OAC 785:45-1-2. Articulate and clarify the state's groundwater quality protection policy in OAC 785:45-7-2, to ensure protection of all beneficial uses, existing water quality, and apply specific protections to Oklahoma's special


Oregon

Air

Proposed Regulations

(12/20/2016) Oregon - Proposed Regulations - Air - General
Air Quality
Department of Environmental Quality - Amends rules to add new and amended federal rules adopted between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016 and amendments made to the federal emission guidelines for commercial and industrial solid waste incineration units on June 23, 2016. [OAR 340-230-0500; -238-0040, -0060; -244-0030, -0220]


(12/20/2016) Oregon - Proposed Regulations - Mobile Sources
EIP Alternative Fuel Vehicle Tax Credit
Department of Energy - Amends rules to update program procedures, expand amendment requests and include provisions for the program's sunset. [OAR 330-220-0000, -0010, -0020, -0030, -0040, -0050, -0070, -0080, -0090, -0100, -0150]


(12/20/2016) Oregon - Proposed Regulations - Energy
Solar Development Incentive Program
Business Development Department - Establishes rules relating to the solar development incentive program to clarify and specify standards and criteria. [OAR 123-093]


HazMat and Chemicals

Proposed Regulations

(12/20/2016) Oregon - Proposed Regulations - Chemicals
Manufacturer Disclosure of High Priority Chemicals
Health Authority/Public Health Division - Amends rules to create a schedule of fees for manufacturers of children products required to disclose high priority chemicals of concern for children health used in children products sold or offered for sale in Oregon. [OAR 333-016-2040, -2060, -2070, -2080]


Waste

Proposed Regulations

(12/20/2016) Oregon - Proposed Regulations - Hazardous Waste - General
Hazardous Waste
Department of Environmental Quality - Amends rules to incorporate federal requirements into the state's rules to include a new rule simplifying waste management at university and college laboratories, conditional exclusions for solvent-contaminated wipes, EPAs withdrawal of comparable fuels rule, and federal corrections to hazardous waste regulations. [OAR 340-100-0002; -101-0004; -102-0200]


Water

Proposed Regulations

(12/20/2016) Oregon - Proposed Regulations - Wetlands
Removal-Fill General Permit
Department of State Lands - Establishes a removal-fill general permit for certain activities promoting waterway-floodplain connectivity. [OAR 141-093-0285, -0290, -0295, -0300, -0305, -0310, -0315, -0320]


Rhode Island

Air

Final Regulations

(12/22/2016) Rhode Island - Final Regulations - Air - General
Control of Emissions from Organic Solvent Cleaning
Department of Environmental Management/Office of Air Resources - The purpose of this regulation is to limit emissions of volatile organic compounds from cleaning operations. The Department is proposing to revise this regulation to provide an exemption from certain requirements for small cold cleaners, provide an alternative means of compliance for spray gun cleaning operations, clarify the performance standard when an air pollution control system is used as an alternative to low vapor pressure solvents, a


(12/22/2016) Rhode Island - Final Regulations - Air - General
Control of Nitrogen Oxides Emissions
Department of Environmental Management/Office of Air Resources - The purpose of this regulation is to limit nitrogen oxide emissions stationary sources. The Department is proposing to revise this regulation to reduce the frequency of compliance testing required under the regulation from annually to once every five years, reduce the frequency of tune-ups required for industrial-commercial-institutional boilers from annually to biennially, allow the tune-up procedure for boilers specified in federal regulat


(12/22/2016) Rhode Island - Final Regulations - Air - General
Control of Volatile Organic Compounds
Department of Environmental Management/Office of Air Resources - The purpose of this regulation is to limit emissions of volatile organic compounds from surface coating operations. The emission limits in this regulation and Air Pollution Control Regulation No. 44 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Adhesives and Sealants can apply to the same processes. Regulatory language is being added to clarify that the emission limitations in this regulation do not apply if you are subject to the requirements


(12/22/2016) Rhode Island - Final Regulations - Air - General
Control of Volatile Organic Compounds and Pollutants
Department of Environmental Management/Office of Air Resources - The purpose of this regulation is to limit emissions of volatile organic compounds and hazardous air pollutants from wood products manufacturing operations. The Department is proposing to revise this regulation to revise the applicability threshold. Currently this regulation applies to any wood products facility which has the potential to emit 25 tons per year or more of volatile organic compounds (VOC) from wood products manufacturing opera


(12/21/2016) Rhode Island - Final Regulations - Air - General
Air Pollution Control General Definitions Regulation
Department of Environmental Management/Office of Air Resources - The purpose of this regulation is to provide a consistent set of definitions and abbreviations for terms used in more than one of the Rhode Island Air Pollution Control Regulations. The Department is proposing to revise this regulation to amend the definition of volatile organic compound to be consistent with the current, federal definition. The proposed change does not impose any new requirements for the entities covered by the air pollutio


(12/21/2016) Rhode Island - Final Regulations - Fuels and Fuel Additives
Sulfur Content of Fuels
Department of Environmental Management/Office of Air Resources - The purpose of this regulation is to limit the sulfur content of fuels. The proposed amendment corrects a mistake that was made when this regulation was revised in 2014. This regulation was revised in 2014 to lower the allowable sulfur content of fuels. Prior to that revision, the allowable sulfur content of alternative fuels was the same as that for residual fuel oils. In the 2014 revision, the allowable sulfur content of alternative fuels


Tennessee

Air

Final Regulations

(12/22/2016) Tennessee - Final Regulations - Boilers and Industrial Furnaces
Boiler Inspections
Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Division of Boiler and Elevator Inspection/Board of Bo - Provides the necessary direction and details for the safe operation of pressure equipment. Sets forth the safety requirements to owners, users, manufacturers, repairers and erectors, authorized inspection agencies, and the jurisdiction for the design, fabrication, inspection, testing, operation, and repairs and alterations of boilers and pressure vessels. [TAC 0800-3-3-.1 thru .14]


Texas

Air

Final Regulations

(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Air Permitting
Air Quality Permit Applications Public Notice
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes amendments to Section 39.603 concerning Newspaper Notice. [30 TAC 1.39.K.39.603]


(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Air Permitting
Applicability and General Provisions
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes amendments to Section 39.411 concerning Text of Public Notice. [30 TAC 1.39.H.39.411]


(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Mobile Sources
Approved Test Methods
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes amendments to Section 114.305 concerning Approved Test Methods. [30 TAC 1.114.H.114.305]


(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Fuels and Fuel Additives
Oxygen Requirements for Gasoline
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes amendments to Section 114.100 concerning Oxygenated Fuels. [30 TAC 1.114.D.114.100]


(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Air Permitting
Public Comment and Public Meetings
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes an amendment to Section 55.152 concerning Public Comment Period. [30 TAC 1.55.E.55.152]


(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Hazardous Air Pollutants
Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes amendments to Sections 113.100, 113.120, 113.190, 113.200, 113.290, 113.300, 113.320, 113.330, 113.340, 113.350, 113.380, 113.430, 113.560, 113.610, 113.640, 113.660, 113.670, 113.690, 113.700, 113.710, 113.720, 113.730, 113.750, 113.780, 113.810, 113.860, 113.1040, 113.1090, 113.1130, 113.1300, 113.1390 and new Sections 113.450, 113.1190, and 113.1200 concerning National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollu


(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Mobile Sources
Vehicle Scrappage Program
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes the repeal of Sections 114.211 - 114.217 and 114.219 concerning Vehicle Retirement and Mobile Emission Reduction Credits. [30 TAC 1.114.F.114.211 - .217, .219]


Water

Final Regulations

(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Water - General
Criteria for Disposal of Graywater
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes the repeal of Section 285.81 concerning Criteria for Disposal of Graywater. [30 TAC 1.285.H.285.81]


(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Water - General
Disposal of Graywater
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes to amend Section 285.80 concerning General Requirements and new Section 285.81 concerning OSSF Reduction for Single Family Residences with a Graywater Reuse System or a Combined Reuse System. [30 TAC 1.285.H.285.80, .81]


(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Underground Injection Wells
Injection Authorized by Rule
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes amendments to Section 331.9 concerning Injection Authorized by Rule. [30 TAC 1.331.A.331.9]


(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Underground Injection Wells
Standards for Class V Wells
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes amendments to Section 331.131 concerning Applicability. [30 TAC 1.331.H.331.131]


(12/22/2016) Texas - Final Regulations - Water - General
Use of Graywater and Alternative Onsite Water
Commission on Environmental Quality - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes amendments to Section 210.81 - 210.85 concerning Applicability, General Requirements, Criteria for the Domestic Use of Graywater, Criteria for Use of Graywater for Industrial, Commercial, or Institutional Purposes and Criteria for Use of Graywater for Irrigation and for Other Agricultural Purposes. [30 TAC 1.210.F.210.81 - .85]


Vermont

Air

Final Regulations

(12/22/2016) Vermont - Final Regulations - Energy
Sound Levels from Wind Generation Facilities
Public Service Board - Adopts regulations encompassing sound levels from wind generation facilities. [Uncodified]


(12/20/2016) Vermont - Final Regulations - Air - General
Air Pollution Control Regulations
Agency of Natural Resources - The amendments address a wide variety of house-keeping and substantive issues, including amendments as required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to be included in Vermont's State Implementation Plan. It also include updates to the Air Quality and Climate Division's administration of the air contaminant source registration program, updates to the perchlorethylene dry cleaning rules, and an expansion in the scope of the outdoor wood fired boiler (OWB) rule to includ


Waste

Final Regulations

(12/22/2016) Vermont - Final Regulations - Hazardous Waste - General
Hazardous Waste Management Rule
Agency of Natural Resources - The proposed rule lists Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) as Vermont listed hazardous wastes, creates several exemptions from managing wastes containing PFOA and PFOS as hazardous waste, and restructures the process of listing Vermont specific hazardous wastes. [Uncodified]


Water

Final Regulations

(12/22/2016) Vermont - Final Regulations - Groundwater
Groundwater Protection Rule and Strategy
Agency of Natural Resources - The proposed rule establishes a primary groundwater quality enforcement standard for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS). [Uncodified]


(12/21/2016) Vermont - Final Regulations - Ag Waste
Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program
Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets - The Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs) are farm and land management practices that will control and reduce agricultural nonpoint source pollution and subsequent nutrient losses from farm fields and production areas to surface and ground waters of the State or across property boundaries. The RAPs also establish minimum construction and siting requirements for farm structures in floodplains, floodways, river corridors and flood hazard areas. [Uncodified]


Washington

Air

Final Regulations

(12/20/2016) Washington - Final Regulations - Energy
Energy Independence Act
Department of Commerce - Amends rules pertaining to the Energy Independence Act. [WAC 194-37]


HazMat and Chemicals

Final Regulations

(12/20/2016) Washington - Final Regulations - Pesticides
General Pesticide Rules
Department of Agriculture - Establishes a new licensing classification that can address various areas of specialty. [WAC 16-228]


Proposed Regulations

(12/20/2016) Washington - Proposed Regulations - Pesticides
Worker Protection Standards
Department of Agriculture - Proposes to adopt the current federal worker protection standards. [WAC 16-233]


Waste

Final Regulations

(12/20/2016) Washington - Final Regulations - Solid Waste
Agricultural Pests
Department of Agriculture - Establishes a special permit to allow transportation and distribution of solid waste for disposal at a solid waste landfill or disposal facility in the apple maggot and plum curculio pest-free area from the area under quarantine. [WAC 16-470]