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Daily Update for Wednesday, August 20, 2014
SIP Approval: Washington (limited maintenance plan for coarse particulate matter in the Kent, Seattle, and Tacoma areas to May 2021).
EPA designated a new reference method for measuring concentrations of coarse particulate matter in the ambient air.
EPA proposed to grant a petition under RCRA to delist up to 600 tons per calendar year of wastewater treatment sludge filter cake at the John Deere Des Moines Works in Ankeny, Iowa, from the list of hazardous wastes.
EPA entered into a proposed administrative settlement agreement under CERCLA that requires the settling party to pay $186,000 in past response costs incurred at the Allied Terminals Ammonium Nitrate Release Superfund site in Chesapeake, Virginia.
EPA entered into a proposed ability to pay settlement under CERCLA concerning a laundry facility at the Murray Towers in Salt Lake County, Utah, that requires the settling party to transfer the property and relinquish 90% of the net sales proceeds within three years.
The National Park Service amended its special regulations for Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska to designate trails in the Nabesna district where motor vehicles may be used off roads for recreational purposes.