Regulatory Development and Retrospective Review Tracker

Financial Responsibility Requirements under CERCLA Section 108(b) for Facilities in the Chemical, Petroleum and Electric Power Industries

a.k.a. CERCLA Section 108(b) - Additional Classes


RIN: 2050-AG56 (What's this?)

Docket No.: EPA-HQ-SFUND-2009-0834 (What's this?)

Current Phase: Pre-Proposal (What's this?)

Abstract:
Section 108(b) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, as amended, establishes certain authorities concerning financial responsibility requirements.

The Agency has identified classes of facilities within the chemical manufacturing industry; the petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry, which primarily includes refineries and not coal mines; and the electric power generation, transmission, and distribution industry as those for which it plans to develop, as necessary, proposed financial responsibility requirements. Such requirements may include notification and implementation. EPA will publish a determination regarding whether the Agency will issue a notice of proposed rulemaking for classes of facilities in any or all of the following three industries - chemical manufacturing; petroleum and coal products manufacturing, and electric power generation, transmission, and distribution.
Timeline

MilestoneDate
Initiated03/26/2009
ANPRM: Sent to OMB for Regulatory Review11/25/2009
ANPRM: Received by OMB11/27/2009
ANPRM: Regulatory Review Concluded12/29/2009
ANPRM: Comment Period Open01/06/2010
ANPRM: Published in FR01/06/2010
ANPRM: Comment Period Extension Published in FR02/04/2010
ANPRM: Comment Period Closed02/05/2010
ANPRM: Comment Period Closed with Extension4/6/2010
Notice: Published in FR12/2016 (projected)

Potential Effects

Federal Government - other agencies
Likely to be involved in the implementation of this rule.

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Citations & Authorities

Federal Register Citations

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Citation
Not Yet Determined

Legal Authority
42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.;42 U.S.C. 9608 (b)