40 CFR 17.2 - Definitions.

§ 17.2 Definitions.

As used in this part:

(a)The Act means section 504 of title 5 U.S.C., as amended by section 203(a)(1) of the Equal Access to Justice Act, Public Law No. 96-481.

(b)Administrator means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

(c)Adversary adjudication means an adjudication required by statute to be held pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 554 in which the position of the United States is represented by counsel or otherwise, but excludes an adjudication for the purpose of granting or renewing a license.

(d)EPA means the Environmental Protection Agency, an Agency of the United States.

(e)Presiding officer means the official, without regard to whether he is designated as an administrative law judge or a hearing officer or examiner, who presides at the adversary adjudication.

(f)Proceeding means an adversary adjudication as defined in § 17.2(b).

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