PaintSquare.com
      | Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise
  

 

Download our free e-book! Surface Preparation & Safety

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


EPA Plans Hearings on Coal Waste Proposal

Monday, July 19, 2010

Comment | More

Representatives of the abrasives industry and other interested parties will be able to speak at public hearings on the EPA’s proposed rule to regulate coal combustion residuals (CCR), including coal slag, according to an announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency in the July 15, 2010, Federal Register.

 

The proposed CCR rule, which was published in the June 21, 2010, Federal Register, addresses regulation of fly ash, bottom ash, boiler (coal) slag, and flue gas desulfurization sludge from coal-burning power plants. Because of the number of requests received for public hearings about the CCR proposal, the EPA has scheduled five hearings around the country. 

 

“The hearings will provide the public with an opportunity to present data, views or arguments concerning the proposed rule,“ according to the EPA. “Persons who wish to present oral testimony at one or more of the public hearings must preregister at least three business days prior to the hearing.”

 

Persons who want to present oral testimony at the hearing may preregister at http://www.epa.gov/. For those who wish to present oral testimony but are unable to preregister at the above web site, contact either Bonnie Robinson at 703-308–8429 or robinson.bonnie@epa.gov; or Elaine Eby at 703-308–8449 or eby.elaine@epa.gov.

 

Robinson and Eby may also be contacted for additional details about the public hearings.

 

The public hearing dates, preregistration deadlines, and locations are as follows.

 

• Aug. 30, 2010 (Preregistration deadline: 5 p.m. EDT Aug. 25)

Hyatt Regency

2799 Jefferson Davis Highway

Arlington, VA 22202

703.418.1234

 

• Sept. 2, 2010 (Preregistration deadline: 5 p.m. EDT Aug. 30)

Grand Hyatt

1750 Welton Street

Denver, CO 80202

303.295.1234

 

• Sept. 8, 2010 (Preregistration deadline: 5 p.m. EDT Sept. 2)

Hyatt Regency Dallas

300 Reunion Boulevard

Dallas, TX 75207

214.651.1234

 

• Sept. 14, 2010 (Preregistration deadline: 5 p.m. EDT Sept. 2)

Holiday Inn Charlotte (Airport)

2707 Little Rock Road

Charlotte, NC 28214

704.394.4301

 

• Sept. 16, 2010 (Preregistration deadline: 5 p.m. EDT Sept. 13)

Hilton Chicago,

720 South Michigan Ave.

Chicago, IL 60605

312.922.4400

 

Questions about the proposed rule should be addressed to the EPA’s Alexander Livnat at 703.308.7251 or livnat.alexander@epa.gov; or Steve Souders at 703-308–8431 or souders.steve@epa.gov.

 

To read the proposed rule, go to http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-12286.pdf. EPA noted in its July 15 announcement that several administrative corrections to the proposed rule would be published in an upcoming Federal Register.

 

 

   

Tagged categories: Abrasives; EPA; Regulations

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
http://www.sspc.org/

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !


Abrasives Inc.
Check our Prices for Blast Abrasives

Faced with higher abrasive costs? We invite you to call & check our rates on Black Magic® coal slag and other quality blast materials. Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524


Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox - One Step
Lead Abatement

Don't waste $$ on added labor steps with other methods. Don't mix, meter or apply at the job-site. Avoid strict hazardous waste rules.
Let your painters paint!


Sherwin-Williams
Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.


Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

The gentle physical propriety of baking soda but yet aggressive cleaning ability is what makes ARMEX the only choice for nondestructive abrasive blasting.


Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

6 NEW plants coast to coast! Safe for environment, 100% recycled glass. White Metal Finish! No unsafe toxins like Beryllium & Arsenic!
Call 866-775-6226


NLB Corporation
Rotating water jets increase coverage

NLB lance has rotating water jets (40,000 psi), widening the spray pattern to cover more area. Features air-driven swivel with dual triggers to enhance safety.


Ethox Chemicals LLC
Ethoflex® ER instantly upgrades your epoxy!

The only epoxy additive that improves flexibility, corrosion resistance, toughness, and adhesion, without hurting pot life, cure time, or increasing VOCs.


HoldTight Solutions Inc.
NO FLASH RUST -
NO CONTAMINANTS

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com


Bullard

The Next Generation
of Blasting

• Lightest
• Coolest
• Most Comfortable
• Most Dependable

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000-2015, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com