The EPA provided notice of emission allowance allocations to certain units under the new unit set aside (NUSA) provisions of the Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) federal implementation plans (FIPs). EPA recorded the allocated CSAPR allowances in sources’ Allowance Management System (AMS) accounts by February 15, 2016. 

EPA announced the submission of a continuing information collection request to the OMB regarding the NSPS for small municipal waste combustors (40 CFR 60, Subpart AAAA). The collection addresses requirements for owners and operators of affected facilities to submit initial notifications, performance tests and periodic reports and results and to maintain records of periods of startup, shutdown or malfunction, or when the monitoring system is inoperative. Comments were due March 30, 2016. 

EPA announced the submission of a continuing information collection request to the OMB regarding the NSPS for stationary combustion turbines (40 CFR 60, Subpart KKKK). The collection addresses requirements for owners and operators to submit initial notification, performance tests, and periodic reports and results and to maintain records of periods of startup, shutdown or malfunction, or when the monitoring system is inoperative. Comments were due March 30, 2016. 

EPA has submitted an ICR on “NSPS for Surface Coating of Plastic Parts for Business Machines (40 CFR part 60, subpart TTT) (Renewal).” This regulation impacts facilities that perform industrial surface coating on plastic parts for business machines. Owners or operators of the affected facilities must make an initial notification report, performance tests, periodic reports, and maintain records of the occurrence and duration of any startup, shutdown, or malfunction in the operation of an affected facility, or any period during which the monitoring system is inoperative. Comments were due March 18, 2016.