40 CFR 1.1 - Creation and authority.

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§ 1.1 Creation and authority.

Reorganization Plan 3 of 1970, established the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Executive branch as an independent Agency, effective December 2, 1970.

Title 40 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 1 after this date.

  • 2015-12-15; vol. 80 # 240 - Tuesday, December 15, 2015
    1. 80 FR 77575 - Name Change From the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) to the Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM)
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      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on December 15, 2015.
      40 CFR Parts 1, 7, 24, 45, 241, 310, and 761