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Civil Monetary Penalty Catch Up Inflation Adjustment and Annual Inflation AdjustmentRule2017-2190210/12/2017National Transportation Safety BoardThis Interim Final Rule adjusts for inflation the maximum civil penalty that the NTSB may assess against a person for violating certain NTSB statutes and regulations.This Interim Final Rule adjusts for inflation the maximum civil penalty that the NTSB may assess against a person for violating certain NTSB statutes and regulations.civil-monetary-penalty-catch-up-inflation-adjustment-and-annual-inflation-adjustmentFR-Doc-2017-21902
Arizona: Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionsProposed Rule2017-2152210/05/2017Environmental Protection AgencyArizona has applied to the EPA for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). These changes correspond to certain federal rules promulgated between May 26, 199 … Arizona has applied to the EPA for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). These changes correspond to certain federal rules promulgated between May 26, 1998 and July 28, 2006 (also known as RCRA Cluster VIII (checklist 167D) and Clusters IX through XVII). EPA has reviewed Arizona's application with regards to federal requirements and is proposing to authorize the state's changes.arizona-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionsFR-Doc-2017-21522
Ohio: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionProposed Rule2017-1969609/15/2017Environmental Protection AgencyOhio has applied to EPA for Final Authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has reviewed Ohio's application with regards to federal requirements, and is pro … Ohio has applied to EPA for Final Authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has reviewed Ohio's application with regards to federal requirements, and is proposing to authorize the state's changes.ohio-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionFR-Doc-2017-19696
Arkansas: Final Authorization of State-Initiated Changes and Incorporation by Reference of Approved State Hazardous Waste Management ProgramRule2017-1887409/14/2017Environmental Protection AgencyDuring a review of Arkansas' regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified State-initiated changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). We have determined that thes … During a review of Arkansas' regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified State-initiated changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). We have determined that these changes are minor and satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization and are authorizing the State-initiated changes through this direct final action.arkansas-final-authorization-of-state-initiated-changes-and-incorporation-by-reference-of-approvedFR-Doc-2017-18874
Delaware: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionsRule2017-1690308/10/2017Environmental Protection AgencyDelaware has applied to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of revisions to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that thes … Delaware has applied to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of revisions to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that these revisions satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization and is authorizing Delaware's revisions through this direct final rule. In the ``Proposed Rules'' section of this issue of the Federal Register, EPA is also publishing a separate document that serves as the proposal to authorize these revisions. EPA believes this action is not controversial and does not expect comments that oppose it. Unless EPA receives written comments that oppose this authorization during the comment period, the decision to authorize Delaware's revisions to its hazardous waste program will take effect. If EPA receives comments that oppose this action, EPA will publish a document in the Federal Register withdrawing this direct final rule before it takes effect and the separate document in the ``Proposed Rules'' section of this issue of the Federal Register will serve as the proposal to authorize the revisions.delaware-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionsFR-Doc-2017-16903
Oklahoma: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionRule2017-1477407/13/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe State of Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) has applied to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recov … The State of Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) has applied to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization, and is authorizing the State's changes through this direct final action. In the ``Proposed Rules'' section of this Federal Register, EPA is also publishing a separate document that serves as the proposal to authorize these changes. EPA believes this action is not controversial and does not expect comments that oppose it. Unless EPA receives written comments which oppose this authorization during the comment period, the decision to authorize Oklahoma's changes to its hazardous waste program will take effect. If EPA receives comments that oppose this action, EPA will publish a document in the Federal Register withdrawing this direct final rule before it takes effect, and the separate document in the ``Proposed Rules'' section of this Federal Register will serve as the proposal to authorize the changes.oklahoma-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionFR-Doc-2017-14774
Louisiana: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionRule2017-1476607/13/2017Environmental Protection AgencyThe State of Louisiana has applied to the EPA for final authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all req … The State of Louisiana has applied to the EPA for final authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization, and is authorizing the State's changes through this direct final action. The EPA is publishing this rule to authorize the changes without a prior proposal because we believe this action is not controversial and do not expect comments that oppose it. Unless we receive written comments which oppose this authorization during the comment period, the decision to authorize Louisiana's changes to its hazardous waste program will take effect. If we receive comments that oppose this action, we will publish a document in the Federal Register withdrawing this rule before it takes effect, and a separate document in the proposed rules section of this Federal Register will serve as a proposal to authorize the changes.louisiana-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionFR-Doc-2017-14766
Washington: Proposed Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionsProposed Rule2017-1473307/13/2017Environmental Protection AgencyWashington has applied to EPA for final authorization of certain changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as amended, (RCRA). The EPA has reviewed Washington's application, and we have de … Washington has applied to EPA for final authorization of certain changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as amended, (RCRA). The EPA has reviewed Washington's application, and we have determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization and are proposing to authorize the State's changes. The EPA seeks public comment prior to taking final action.washington-proposed-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionsFR-Doc-2017-14733
2017 Revisions to the Civil Penalty Inflation Adjustment Tables; CorrectionRule2017-1422307/07/2017Transportation DepartmentThe FAA is correcting a final rule published on April 10, 2017. In that rule, the FAA amended its regulations to provide the 2017 inflation adjustment to civil penalty amounts that may be imposed for violations of FAA regulation … The FAA is correcting a final rule published on April 10, 2017. In that rule, the FAA amended its regulations to provide the 2017 inflation adjustment to civil penalty amounts that may be imposed for violations of FAA regulations and the Hazardous Materials Regulations, as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. It also finalized the catch-up inflation adjustment interim final rule required by the same Act. The FAA inadvertently stated the effective date for the new maximums/minimums was January 15, 2017, instead of April 10, 2017. This document amends the FAA's regulations to correct that error.2017-revisions-to-the-civil-penalty-inflation-adjustment-tables-correctionFR-Doc-2017-14223
Investigation ProceduresRule2017-1298806/29/2017National Transportation Safety BoardThis final rule adopts revisions to the NTSB's regulations regarding its investigative procedures. The intent of these revisions is to reorganize, clarify and update the regulations to reflect the last 20 years of NTSB's exper … This final rule adopts revisions to the NTSB's regulations regarding its investigative procedures. The intent of these revisions is to reorganize, clarify and update the regulations to reflect the last 20 years of NTSB's experience in conducting transportation investigations. These regulations affect investigations of transportation accidents within the NTSB's statutory authority, except marine casualty investigations.investigation-proceduresFR-Doc-2017-12988
Investigation Procedures: Marine InvestigationsRule2017-1298306/29/2017National Transportation Safety BoardThe NTSB adds to its accident investigation procedures regulations a new subpart for marine casualty investigations. This interim final rule adopts a number of substantive and technical changes the NTSB proposed in its August 12, 2014 … The NTSB adds to its accident investigation procedures regulations a new subpart for marine casualty investigations. This interim final rule adopts a number of substantive and technical changes the NTSB proposed in its August 12, 2014 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), as those proposals were intended to apply to marine investigations. It also sets forth several changes specific to marine casualty investigations.investigation-procedures-marine-investigationsFR-Doc-2017-12983
Hazardous Materials: Revision of Maximum and Minimum Civil PenaltiesRule2017-0790804/19/2017Transportation DepartmentPHMSA is revising the maximum and minimum civil penalties for a knowing violation of the Federal hazardous material transportation law or a regulation, order, special permit, or approval issued under that law. The Federal Civil … PHMSA is revising the maximum and minimum civil penalties for a knowing violation of the Federal hazardous material transportation law or a regulation, order, special permit, or approval issued under that law. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, which amended the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, required Agencies to update their civil monetary penalties in August 2016 through an interim final rulemaking. PHMSA has elected to do the 2017 update in a final rulemaking. Per this final rule, the maximum civil penalty for a knowing violation is now $78,376, except for violations that result in death, serious illness, or severe injury to any person or substantial destruction of property, for which the maximum civil penalty is $182,877. In addition, the minimum civil penalty amount for a violation relating to training is now $471.hazardous-materials-revision-of-maximum-and-minimum-civil-penaltiesFR-Doc-2017-07908
2017 Revisions to the Civil Penalty Inflation Adjustment TablesRule2017-0676604/10/2017Transportation DepartmentThis final rule provides the 2017 inflation adjustment to civil penalty amounts that may be imposed for violations of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and the Hazardous Materials Regulations, as required by the Fede … This final rule provides the 2017 inflation adjustment to civil penalty amounts that may be imposed for violations of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and the Hazardous Materials Regulations, as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. It also finalizes the catch-up inflation adjustment interim final rule required by the same Act.2017-revisions-to-the-civil-penalty-inflation-adjustment-tablesFR-Doc-2017-06766
Implementation of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act for a Violation of a Federal Railroad Safety Law, Federal Railroad Administration Safety Regulation or Order, or the Hazardous Material Transportation Laws or Regulations, Orders, Special Permits, and Approvals Issued Under Those LawsRule2017-0622004/03/2017Transportation DepartmentTo comply with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, FRA is adjusting the minimum, maximum, and aggravated maximum pen … To comply with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, FRA is adjusting the minimum, maximum, and aggravated maximum penalties it will apply when assessing a civil penalty for a violation of a railroad safety statute, regulation, or order under its authority. FRA is also adjusting the minimum penalty, ordinary maximum penalty, and aggravated maximum penalty that it will apply when assessing a civil monetary penalty for a knowing violation of the Federal hazardous material transportation laws or a regulation, special permit, order, or approval issued under those laws. The aggravated maximum penalty under the hazardous material transportation laws is available only for a violation that results in death, serious illness, or severe injury to any person or substantial destruction of property.implementation-of-the-federal-civil-penalties-inflation-adjustment-act-improvements-act-for-aFR-Doc-2017-06220
Alabama: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionsRule2017-0546403/20/2017Environmental Protection AgencyAlabama has applied to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that these … Alabama has applied to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization, and is authorizing the State's changes through this direct final rule. In the ``Proposed Rules'' section of today's Federal Register, EPA is also publishing a separate document that serves as the proposal to authorize these changes. EPA believes this action is not controversial and does not expect comments that oppose it. Unless EPA receives written comments that oppose this authorization during the comment period, the decision to authorize Alabama's changes to its hazardous waste program will take effect. If EPA receives comments that oppose this action, EPA will publish a document in the Federal Register withdrawing today's direct final rule before it takes effect, and the separate document published in today's ``Proposed Rules'' section of this Federal Register will serve as the proposal to authorize the changes.alabama-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionsFR-Doc-2017-05464
Illinois: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionRule2017-0478503/10/2017Environmental Protection AgencyEPA is granting the State of Illinois Final Authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The Agency published a proposed rule on March 18, 2016, and provided for … EPA is granting the State of Illinois Final Authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The Agency published a proposed rule on March 18, 2016, and provided for public comment. EPA received no comments. No further opportunity for comment will be provided. EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization.illinois-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionFR-Doc-2017-04785
Seaway Regulations and Rules: Periodic Update, Various CategoriesRule2017-0406803/03/2017Transportation DepartmentThe Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) and the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) of Canada, under international agreement, jointly publish and presently administer the St. Lawrence Seaway Reg … The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) and the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) of Canada, under international agreement, jointly publish and presently administer the St. Lawrence Seaway Regulations and Rules (Practices and Procedures in Canada) in their respective jurisdictions. Under agreement with the SLSMC, the SLSDC is amending the joint regulations by updating the Seaway Regulations and Rules in various categories. The changes update the following sections of the Regulations and Rules: Condition of Vessels; Seaway Navigation; Radio Communications; General; and, Vessels Transiting U.S. Waters. These amendments are necessary to take account of updated procedures and will enhance the safety of transits through the Seaway. Several of the amendments are merely editorial or for clarification of existing requirements. The joint regulations will become effective in Canada on March 20, 2017.seaway-regulations-and-rules-periodic-update-various-categoriesFR-Doc-2017-04068
Unified Registration System; Suspension of EffectivenessRule2016-3170601/17/2017Transportation DepartmentThe FMCSA suspends its regulations requiring existing interstate motor carriers, freight forwarders, brokers, intermodal equipment providers (IEPs), hazardous materials safety permit (HMSP) applicants, and cargo tank facilities under F … The FMCSA suspends its regulations requiring existing interstate motor carriers, freight forwarders, brokers, intermodal equipment providers (IEPs), hazardous materials safety permit (HMSP) applicants, and cargo tank facilities under FMCSA jurisdiction to submit required registration and biennial update information to the Agency via a new electronic on-line Unified Registration System (URS). During this suspension, entities needing to file will follow the same procedures and forms used to submit information to FMCSA as they do today.unified-registration-system-suspension-of-effectivenessFR-Doc-2016-31706
Civil PenaltiesRule2016-3205001/13/2017Transportation DepartmentThis final rule updates the maximum civil penalty amounts for violations of statutes and regulations administered by SLSDC pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Improvement Act of 2015. This final rule amends … This final rule updates the maximum civil penalty amounts for violations of statutes and regulations administered by SLSDC pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Improvement Act of 2015. This final rule amends our regulations to reflect the new civil penalty amounts for violations of the Seaway Regulations and Rules under the authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act of 1972, as amended (PWSA).civil-penaltiesFR-Doc-2016-32050
Seaway Regulations and Rules: Periodic Update, Various CategoriesProposed Rule2016-3200001/05/2017Transportation DepartmentThe Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) and the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) of Canada, under international agreement, jointly publish and presently administer the St. Lawrence Seaway Reg … The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) and the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) of Canada, under international agreement, jointly publish and presently administer the St. Lawrence Seaway Regulations and Rules (Practices and Procedures in Canada) in their respective jurisdictions. Under agreement with the SLSMC, the SLSDC is amending the joint regulations by updating the Seaway Regulations and Rules in various categories. The changes will update the following sections of the Regulations and Rules: Condition of Vessels; Seaway Navigation; Radio Communications; General; and, Vessels Transiting U.S. Waters. These amendments are necessary to take account of updated procedures and will enhance the safety of transits through the Seaway. Several of the amendments are merely editorial or for clarification of existing requirements.seaway-regulations-and-rules-periodic-update-various-categoriesFR-Doc-2016-32000
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