EPA’s Regulatory Swamp

Swamp

2014
GHG NSPS for Utilities (new and modified units) - ProposedJan. 8, 2014 - PROPOSED
2013 Revisions to the GHG Reporting Rule & Final Confidentiality Determinations for New or Substantially Revised Data Elements (correction to Nov. 29, 2013 rule) - FinalJan. 22, 2014 – FINAL
Requirements for Reformulated Gasoline (RFG) Under the 8-Hour Ozone Standard for Bump-Up Areas Designated Attainment for the 1-Hour Ozone Standard Prior to Revocation - FinalMar. 14, 2014 - FINAL
Relaxation of the Summer Gasoline Volatility Standard for Florida and North Carolina – Proposed & Direct FinalMar. 31, 2014 - PROPOSED & DIRECT FINAL
Definition of “Waters of the United States” Under the Clean Water Act – Proposed*Apr. 21, 2014 - PROPOSED
2013 Cellulosic Biofuel Standard (Reconsideration) –Proposed & Direct FinalMay 2, 2014- PROPOSED & DIRECT FINAL
Data Requirements for Determining Attainment for the 2010 1-Hour SO2 NAAQS – ProposedMay 13, 2014 - PROPOSED
Performance Specification 18 – Specifications and Test Procedures for Gaseous Hydrogen Chloride Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems at Stationary Sources – ProposedMay 14, 2014 – PROPOSED
(comments closed June 13, 2014)
Procedure 3 – Quality Assurance Requirements for Continuous Opacity Monitoring Systems at Stationary Sources - FinalMay 16, 2014 – FINAL
(effective Nov. 12, 2014)
316(b) Standards for Cooling Water Intake – Final*May 19, 2014 - FINAL
Nonattainment Classification and Deadlines for Submission of SIPs for the 1997 & 2006 PM2.5 Air Quality Standards - FinalJune 2, 2014 - FINAL
Extension of 2013 RFS Compliance Deadlines - FinalJune 16, 2014 - FINAL
Clean Power Plan / GHG Emission Guidelines for Utilities (existing units) – ProposedJune 18, 2014 - PROPOSED
GHG NSPS for Utilities (new and modified units) - ProposedJune 18, 2014 – PROPOSED
Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk & Technology Review and MACT and HAP NSPS Review (40 CFR Part 63, Subparts CC & UUU and NSPS in 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart Ja) – ProposedJune 30, 2014 - PROPOSED
Tier 3 Gasoline Regulation (correction of final rule issued on Apr. 28, 2014) – Final June 30, 2014 – FINAL
Regulation of Fuels & Fuel Additives: RFS Pathways II & Technical Amendments to the RFS Standards - FinalJuly 18, 2014 – FINAL
(effective Aug. 18, 2014)
RFS Renewable Identification Number (RIN) Quality Assurance Program - FinalJuly 18, 2014 – FINAL
(effective Sept. 16, 2014)
Amendments to Title V Compliance Certifications (restoring an inadvertently removed sentence in the certification) - FinalJuly 21, 2014 – FINAL
NESHAP for Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines, NSPS for Stationary Internal Combustion Engines; Reconsideration – FinalAug. 15, 2014 - FINAL
SIP Call: Response to Petition; Findings of Substantial Inadequacy; SIP Calls to Amend Provisions Applying to Excess Emissions During Periods of Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction - ProposedSept. 17, 2014 - PROPOSED
GHG Reporting Program: Amendments to Address Inputs to Emission Equation Issues - FinalOct. 24, 2014 - FINAL
GHG Emission Guidelines for Utilities (existing units) – Notice of Data Availability Oct. 30, 2014 - NOTICE
GHG Emission Guidelines for Existing Utilities in Indian Country and U.S. Territories – ProposedNov. 4, 2014 - PROPOSED
Conforming Revisions to the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule - ProposedDec. 4, 2014 - PROPOSED
GHG Reporting: Revisions to the Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems Source Category (adding gathering and boosting sector) - ProposedDec. 9, 2014 - PROPOSED
Ozone NAAQS – ProposedDec. 17, 2014 - PROPOSED
2015
Review of NAAQS for Lead - Proposed Jan. 5, 2015 - PROPOSED
NESHAP for Major Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters (40 CFR Parts DDDDD and JJJJJJ); Reconsideration - ProposedJan. 21, 2015 - PROPOSED
Revisions to the Air Emissions Reporting Requirements: Revisions to Lead (Pb) Reporting Threshold and Clarifications to Technical Reporting Details - FinalFeb. 19, 2015 - FINAL
Implementation of the 2008 NAAQS for Ozone: State Implementation Plan Requirements – Final Mar. 6, 2015 - FINAL
Electronic Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for NSPS Rulemaking – ProposedMar. 20, 2015 - PROPOSED
State Implementation Rule of 2012 PM2.5 NAAQS – Proposed Mar. 23, 2015- PROPOSED
BLM: Oil and Gas; Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands – FinalMar. 26, 2015 - FINAL
Air Quality Designations for the 2012 PM2.5 Standards –Final Apr.7, 2015 - FINAL
Coal Ash RCRA Rule (pet coke) - FinalApr. 17, 2015 - FINAL
Rescission of EPA-Issued Tailoring Rule Step 2 Prevention of Significant Deterioration Permits (responding to UARG v. EPA Supreme Court decision) – Proposed & Direct FinalMay 7, 2015 - PROPOSED & DIRECT FINAL RULE
Renewable Fuel 2014-2016 Volume Standards and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2017 - ProposedJune 10, 2015 - PROPOSED
SIP Call: Response to Petition; Findings of Substantial Inadequacy; SIP Calls to Amend Provisions Applying to Excess Emissions During Periods of Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction – FinalJune 12, 2015 - FINAL
Definition of “Waters of the United States” Under the Clean Water Act – Final*June 29, 2015 - FINAL
Greenhouse Gas Endangerment and Cause or Contribute Findings Under CAA Section 231 for Aircraft, and ANPRM on the International Process for Reducing Aircraft GHGs and Future Standards – ProposedJuly 1, 2015 - PROPOSED
Performance Specification 18 for Hydrogen Chloride Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems - FinalJuly 7, 2015 – FINAL
July 17, 2015 - CORRECTED
GHG Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles – Phase 2 – ProposedJuly 13, 2015 - PROPOSED
Revising Underground Storage Tank Regulations – Revisions to Existing Requirements and New Requirements for Secondary Containment and Operator Training – FinalJuly 15, 2015 - FINAL
Interstate Transport Rule for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS – Notice of Data AvailabilityJuly 23, 2015 - NOTICE
Amendments to Clean Air Act Regional Consistency Regulations to Allow Variances for Judicial Decisions – Proposed Aug. 19, 2015 - PROPOSED
Data Requirements for Determining Attainment for the 2010 1-Hour SO2 Primary NAAQS – FinalAug. 21, 2015 - FINAL
Oil & Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New and Modified Sources (Methane NSPS) - ProposedSept. 18, 2015 - PROPOSED
Control Techniques Guidelines for Reducing VOC Emissions from Existing Oil and Gas Sources in Ozone Nonattainment Areas and States in the Ozone Transport Region – ProposedSept. 18, 2015 - PROPOSED
Federal Implementation Plan for EPA’s Indian Country Minor New Source Review Program for Oil & Gas Production Sources – ProposedSept. 18, 2015 - PROPOSED
Source Determination for Certain Emission Units in the Oil and Natural Gas Sector - ProposedSept. 18, 2015 - PROPOSED
GHG Reporting: Revisions to the Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems Source Category (adding gathering and boosting sector) - FinalOct. 22, 2015 - FINAL
GHG NSPS for Utilities (new and modified units) – FinalOct. 23, 2015 - FINAL
Clean Power Plan / GHG Emission Guidelines for Utilities (existing units) - FinalOct. 23, 2015 - FINAL
Ozone NAAQS - FinalOct. 26, 2015 – FINAL
Standards of Performance for Stationary Compression Ignition Internal Combustion Engines – ProposedNov. 6, 2015 - PROPOSED
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Risk and Technology Review Reconsideration: Oil and Natural Gas Sector – Request for InformationNov. 27, 2015 – REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk & Technology Review and MACT and HAP NSPS Review (40 CFR Part 63, Subparts CC & UUU and NSPS in 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart Ja) – FinalDec. 1, 2015 - FINAL
Interstate Transport Rule for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS - ProposedDec. 3, 2015 - PROPOSED
Renewable Fuel 2014-2016 Volume Standards and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2017 - FinalDec. 14, 2015 - FINAL
2016
Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program – General Revisions – ProposedJan. 15, 2016 - PROPOSED
Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule: Leak Detection Methodology Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems – Proposed Jan. 29, 2016 - PROPOSED
Supplemental Determinations for Renewable Fuels Produced Under the Final RFS2 Program from Palm Oil – Final^Feb. 2016 – EXPECTED^
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutant Emissions: Petroleum Refinery Sector Amendments – Proposed Feb. 9, 2016 - PROPOSED
Conforming Revisions to the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule – FinalMar. 14, 2016 – FINAL
(effective May 13, 2016)
Supplemental Determination for Renewable Fuels Produced Under the Final RFS2 Program from Pulpwood – Proposed^Apr. 2016 - EXPECTED^
Oil & Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New and Modified Sources (Methane NSPS) - FinalMay 12, 2016 – FINAL (pre-publication copy)
Source Determination for Certain Emission Units in the Oil and Natural Gas Sector - FinalMay 12, 2016 – FINAL (pre-publication copy)
Federal Implementation Plan for EPA’s Indian Country Minor New Source Review Program for Oil & Gas Production Sources – FinalMay 12, 2016 – FINAL (pre-publication copy)
Renewable Fuel 2017 Volume Standards - ProposedMay 18, 2016 – PROPOSED (pre-publication copy)
Standards of Performance for Stationary Compression Ignition Internal Combustion Engines – FinalJune 2016 - EXPECTED
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutant Emissions: Petroleum Refinery Sector Amendments – Final June 2016 - EXPECTED
Control Techniques Guidelines for Reducing VOC Emissions from Existing Oil and Gas Sources in Ozone Nonattainment Areas and States in the Ozone Transport Region – Final~ July 2016
Greenhouse Gas Endangerment and Cause or Contribute Findings Under CAA Section 231 for Aircraft, and ANPRM on the International Process for Reducing Aircraft GHGs and Future Standards – Final~ July 2016
Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule: Leak Detection Methodology Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems – Final July 2016 - EXPECTED
Amendments to Clean Air Act Regional Consistency Regulations to Allow Variances for Judicial Decisions - FinalJuly 2016 - EXPECTED
NESHAP for Major Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters (40 CFR Parts DDDDD and JJJJJJ); Reconsideration – FinalJuly 2016 - EXPECTED
GHG Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles – Phase 2 – FinalAug. 2016 - EXPECTED
State Implementation Rule of 2012 PM2.5 NAAQS - FinalAug. 2016 - EXPECTED
Revisions to the Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Title V GHG Permitting Regulations and Establishment of a GHG Significant Emissions Rate - ProposedAug. 2016 - EXPECTED
Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support Rule - ProposedAug. 2016 - EXPECTED
Review of Lead NAAQS - FinalSept. 2016 - EXPECTED
Interstate Transport Rule for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS – FinalSept. 2016 - EXPECTED
Implementation of the 2015 National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone: Nonattainment Area Classifications and State Implementation Plan Requirements – Proposed Sept. 2016 - EXPECTED
Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program – General Revisions – FinalOct. 2016 - EXPECTED
Renewable Fuel 2017 Volume Standards - FinalDec. 2016 - EXPECTED
Electronic Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for NSPS Rulemaking – Final Dec. 2016 - EXPECTED
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Risk and Technology Review Reconsideration: Oil and Natural Gas Sector – ProposedDec. 2016 - EXPECTED
Review of Carbon Monoxide NAAQS – Proposed~2016
Review of NOx and SOx Primary NAAQS – Proposed~ 2016
Review of NOx and SOx Secondary NAAQS – Proposed ~2016
PSD and NSR: Reconsideration of Inclusion of Fugitive Emissions – Proposed~ 2016
2017
Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support Rule – Final Mar. 2017 - EXPECTED
Renewable Fuel 2018 Volume Standards – Proposed~ Apr. 2017
Electronic Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, Phase I – Proposed Apr. 2017 - EXPECTED
Revisions to the Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Title V GHG Permitting Regulations and Establishment of a GHG Significant Emissions Rate – Final~ Aug. 2017
Implementation of the 2015 National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone: Nonattainment Area Classifications and State Implementation Plan Requirements – Final ~ Sept. 2017
Renewable Fuel 2018 Volume Standards – Final Nov. 2017 - EXPECTED
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Risk and Technology Review Reconsideration: Oil and Natural Gas Sector – FinalDec. 2017 - EXPECTED
GHG NSPS for Petroleum Refineries – Proposed ~ 2017 (Delayed – settlement agreement stipulated Nov. 2012)
Reconsideration of PSD Requirements for PM2.5 - Increments, Significant Impact Levels (SILs) and Significant Monitoring Concentration (SMC) (responding to Sierra Club v. EPA decision vacating SMC and SILs) – Proposed ~ 2017
Review of Carbon Monoxide NAAQS – Final ~ 2017
Review of NAAQS for Particulate Matter – Proposed ~ 2017
Review of NOx and SOx Secondary NAAQS – Final ~ 2017
PSD and NSR: Reconsideration of Inclusion of Fugitive Emissions – Final~ 2017
Advanced Ambient Air Monitoring Requirements for Petroleum Refineries - Proposed~ 2017 - 2025
2018
Renewable Fuel 2019 Volume Standards – Proposed ~ Apr. 2018 - EXPECTED
Electronic Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, Phase I – FinalMay 2018 - EXPECTED
Renewable Fuel 2019 Volume Standards – Final Nov. 2018 - EXPECTED
Reconsideration of PSD Requirements for PM2.5 - Increments, Significant Impact Levels (SILs) and Significant Monitoring Concentration (SMC) (responding to Sierra Club v. EPA decision vacating SMC and SILs) – Final ~ 2018
Review of NAAQS for Particulate Matter – Final~ 2018
2019
Renewable Fuel 2020 Volume Standards – Proposed ~ Apr. 2019
Renewable Fuel 2020 Volume Standards – Final Nov. 2019 - EXPECTED
GHG NSPS for Petroleum Refineries – Final ~ 2019
Review of Ozone NAAQS – Proposed ~ 2019
2020
Renewable Fuel 2021 Volume Standards – Proposed ~ Apr. 2020
Renewable Fuel 2021 Volume Standards – Final Nov. 2020 - EXPECTED
Review of Ozone NAAQS – Final ~ 2020
Review of NAAQS for Lead – Proposed ~ 2020
Review of NOx and SOx Primary NAAQS – Proposed ~ 2020
2021
Renewable Fuel 2022 Volume Standards – Proposed ~ Apr. 2021
Renewable Fuel 2022 Volume Standards – Final Nov. 2021 - EXPECTED
Review of NOx and SOx Primary NAAQS – Final ~2021
Review of NAAQS for Lead – Final ~2021
Review of Carbon Monoxide NAAQS – Proposed ~2021
Review of GHG NSPS for Utilities (new and modified units) – Proposed ~2021
Review of NSPS for Stationary Internal Combustion Engines – Proposed~2021
Review of NOx and SOx Secondary NAAQS – Proposed ~2021
2022
Renewable Fuel 2023 Volume Standards – Proposed ~ Apr. 2022
Renewable Fuel 2023 Volume Standards – Final Nov. 2022 - EXPECTED
Review of Carbon Monoxide NAAQS – Final ~ 2022
Review of NOx and SOx Secondary NAAQS – Final ~ 2022
Review of NAAQS for Particulate Matter – Proposed ~ 2022
Petroleum Refinery MACT and HAP NSPS Review (40 CFR Part 63, Subparts CC & UUU and NSPS in 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart Ja) – Proposed ~ 2022
Review of GHG NSPS for Utilities (new and modified units) – Final~ 2022
2023
Renewable Fuel 2024 Volume Standards - Proposed~ Apr. 2023
Renewable Fuel 2024 Volume Standards - FinalNov. 2023 - EXPECTED
Petroleum Refinery MACT and HAP NSPS Review (40 CFR Part 63, Subparts CC & UUU and NSPS in 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart Ja) – Final~ 2023
Review of Oil & Gas Sector NSPS – Proposed~ 2023
Review of NAAQS for Particulate Matter – Final~ 2023
2024
Renewable Fuel 2025 Volume Standards – Proposed ~ Apr. 2024
Renewable Fuel 2025 Volume Standards – Final Nov. 2024 - EXPECTED
Review of Ozone NAAQS – Proposed ~2024
Review of NAAQS for Lead – Proposed ~2024
Review of GHG NSPS for Petroleum Refineries – Proposed ~2024
Review of Oil & Gas Sector NSPS – Final
~2024
Review of NOx and SOx Primary NAAQS – Proposed ~2024
2025
Renewable Fuel 2026 Volume Standards – Proposed ~ Apr. 2025
Renewable Fuel 2026 Volume Standards – Final Nov. 2025 - EXPECTED
Review of NOx and SOx Primary NAAQS – Final ~2025
Review of GHG NSPS for Petroleum Refineries – Final~2025
Review of Ozone NAAQS – Final ~2025
Review of NAAQS for Lead – Final ~2025
Review of Carbon Monoxide NAAQS – Proposed ~2025