40 CFR 1043.20 - Definitions.

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§ 1043.20 Definitions.

The following definitions apply to this part:

2008 Annex VI means Annex VI to the MARPOL Protocol, including the amendments from Annex 12, adopted through April 2014 (incorporated by reference in § 1043.100). This version of Annex VI does not include any amendments that may be adopted in the future. This 2008 version applies for certain provisions of this part such as those applicable for internal waters and for non-Party vessels.

Administrator means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Annex VI means Annex VI of the MARPOL Protocol.

APPS means the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (33 U.S.C. 1901-1915).

Designated Certification Officer means the EPA official to whom the Administrator has delegated authority to issue EIAPP certificates. Note that the Designated Certification Officer is also delegated certain authorities under this part in addition to the authority to issue EIAPP certificates.

ECA associated area means the U.S. internal waters that are navigable from the ECA. This term does not include internal waters that are shoreward of ocean waters that are not part of an emission control area.

EIAPP certificate means a certificate issued to certify initial compliance with Regulation 13 of Annex VI. (Note that EIAPP stands for Engine International Air Pollution Prevention under Annex VI.)

Emission control area (ECA) means an area designated pursuant to Annex VI as an Emission Control Area that is in force.

Engine has the meaning given in 40 CFR 1068.30.

EPA means the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Foreign-flagged vessel means a vessel of foreign registry or a vessel operated under the authority of a country other than the United States.

Good engineering judgment has the meaning given in 40 CFR 1068.30. We will evaluate engineering judgments as described in 40 CFR 1068.5.

Great Lakes means all the streams, rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water that are within the drainage basin of the St. Lawrence River, west of Anticosti Island.

IMO means the International Maritime Organization.

Major conversion has the meaning given in 2008 Annex VI (incorporated by reference in § 1043.100).

MARPOL Protocol has the meaning given in 33 U.S.C. 1901.

Navigable waters has the meaning given in 33 U.S.C. 1901.

Non-Party vessel means a vessel flagged by a country that is not a party to Annex VI.

NO X Technical Code means the “Technical Code on Control of Emission of Nitrogen Oxides from Marine Diesel Engines” adopted by IMO (incorporated by reference in § 1043.100). The Technical Code is part of 2008 Annex VI.

Operator has the meaning given in 33 U.S.C. 1901.

Owner has the meaning given in 33 U.S.C. 1901.

Party vessel means a vessel flying the flag of, registered in, or operating under the authority of a country that is a party to Annex VI.

Person has the meaning given in 33 U.S.C. 1901.

Public vessels means warships, naval auxiliary vessels, and other vessels owned or operated by a sovereign country when engaged in noncommercial service. Vessels with a national security exemption under 40 CFR 80.606 or 1042.635 are deemed to be public vessels.

Secretary has the meaning given in 33 U.S.C. 1901.

U.S. EEZ means the Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States, as defined in Presidential Proclamation 5030 of March 10, 1983.

U.S.-flagged vessel means a vessel of U.S. registry or a vessel operated under the authority of the United States.

Vessel has the meaning given to “ship” in APPS.

We means EPA.

[75 FR 23013, Apr. 30, 2010, as amended at 80 FR 9112, Feb. 19, 2015]

Title 40 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 1043 after this date.

  • 2015-07-13; vol. 80 # 133 - Monday, July 13, 2015
    1. 80 FR 40138 - Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles—Phase 2
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
      Proposed rule.
      Comments on all aspects of this proposal must be received on or before September 11, 2015. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), comments on the information collection provisions are best assured of consideration if the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) receives a copy of your comments on or before August 12, 2015. EPA and NHTSA will announce the public hearing dates and locations for this proposal in a supplemental Federal Register document.
      40 CFR Parts 9, 22, 85, 86, 600, 1033, 1036, 1037, 1039, 1042, 1043, 1065, 1066, and 1068