40 CFR 78.18 - Proposed decision.

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§ 78.18 Proposed decision.

(a) The Presiding Officer will review and evaluate the record, including the proposed findings and conclusions and any briefs filed by the parties, and issue a proposed decision on the factual, policy, and legal issues referred by the Environmental Appeals Board for decision under § 78.6(b)(2)(ii) of this part, accompanied by findings of fact and proposed conclusions of law, as appropriate, within a reasonable time after the evidentiary hearing is completed. The Hearing Clerk will promptly serve copies of the proposed decision on all parties and on the Environmental Appeals Board.

(b) The proposed decision of the Presiding Officer shall become the final agency action under section 307 of the Act unless:

(1) A party files objections with the Environmental Appeals Board pursuant to § 78.20(a) of this part, or

(2) The Environmental Appeals Board sua sponte files a notice that it will review the decision under § 78.20(b) of this part.

[58 FR 3760, Jan. 11, 1993, as amended at 62 FR 55488, Oct. 24, 1997]

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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 78 after this date.

  • 2015-12-03; vol. 80 # 232 - Thursday, December 3, 2015
    1. 80 FR 75706 - Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS
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      Proposed rule.
      Comments must be received on or before January 19, 2016. 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 January 4, 2016. Public hearing. The EPA will be holding one public hearing on the proposed Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update for the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards. The hearing will be held to accept oral comments on the proposal. The hearing will be held on December 17, 2015 in Washington, DC. The hearing will begin at 9 a.m. EST and will conclude at 8 p.m. EST. Additional information for this public hearing is available in a separate Federal Register notice and at http://www2.epa.gov/airmarkets/proposed-cross-state-air-pollution-update-rule .
      40 CFR Parts 52, 78, and 97