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Daily Update for Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Tuesday, April 29 2014

79 FR 23973

Notices

EPA announced that it is tentatively approving revisions to North Carolina's Public Water System Supervision Program.

Clean Water Act (CWA)

79 FR 23922

Proposed Rules

SIP Proposal: Virginia (volatile organic compound emissions from Mondel[emacr]z Global LLC, Inc.--Richmond Bakery in Henrico County).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

79 FR 23917

Final Rules

SIP Approval: Virginia (volatile organic compound emissions from Mondel[emacr]z Global LLC, Inc.--Richmond Bakery in Henrico County).

Clean Air Act (CAA)

79 FR 24010

Notices

United States v. Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority, No. 2-13-CV-00028 (D.V.I. Apr. 23, 2014). A settling CAA defendant must pay a $700,000 penalty and must improve its overall operations and maintenance at its St. Croix facility by implementing revised standard operating procedures, a spare parts program to minimize downtime in case of equipment failure, enhanced training, and third party and self audits of the water injection system and continuous monitoring systems. 

Clean Air Act (CAA)

79 FR 23923

Proposed Rules

BLM issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking and seeks comments and suggestions that might assist the agency in the establishment of a program to capture, use, or destroy waste mine methane that is released into the mine environment and the atmosphere as a direct consequence of underground mining operations on federal leases for coal and other minerals.

Mining

79 FR 24255

Final Rules

FWS determined endangered species status under the ESA for the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog and the northern distinct population segment of the mountain yellow-legged frog, and determined threatened species status for the Yosemite toad.

Endangered Species Act (ESA)

79 FR 24010

Notices

United States v. Chromatex, Inc., No. 91-1501 (M.D. Pa. Apr. 18, 2014). Settling CERCLA defendants must pay $2,225,000 in U.S. response costs incurred at the Valmont TCE Superfund site in Hazelton, Pennsylvania.

Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)