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Daily Update summarizes environment-related rules, proposed rules, and notices published in the current issue of the Federal Register.

Daily Update for Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thursday, May 26 2016

81 FR 33397

Final Rules

SIP Approval: California (revision to format for materials incorporated by reference in the “Identification of Plan” section).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

81 FR 33394

Final Rules

SIP Approval: Maine (reasonably available control technology requirements for reducing volatile organic compound emissions from fiberglass boat manufacturing and surface coating operations).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

81 FR 33453

Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Maine (reasonably available control technology requirements for reducing volatile organic compound emissions from fiberglass boat manufacturing and surface coating operations).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

81 FR 33416

Final Rules

NMFS amended the Code of Federal Regulations to implement ESA §10(j) on experimental populations to establish definitions and procedures for establishing and/or designating certain populations of species otherwise listed as endangered or threatened as experimental populations; determining whether experimental populations are “essential” or “nonessential”; and promulgating appropriate protective measures for experimental populations.

Endangered Species Act (ESA)

81 FR 33468

Notices

NMFS announced the availability of five-year reviews for 17 evolutionarily significant units of Pacific salmon, 10 distinct population segments (DPSs) of steelhead, and the southern DPS of eulachon; the agency determined that no changes in the ESA listing status are warranted at this time.

Endangered Species Act (ESA)

81 FR 33469

Notices

NMFS announced a 12-month finding on a petition to delist the Snake River fall-run Chinook salmon evolutionarily significant unit under the ESA; the agency found that delisting of the threatened species is not warranted at this time and concluded that the species is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range.

Endangered Species Act (ESA)