444.8634 - Meanings ascribed to certain terms referred to in federal regulations; payment and deposit of certain fees

444.8634. Meanings ascribed to certain terms referred to in federal regulations; payment and deposit of certain fees

1. Any reference to the following terms in 40 C.F.R. Part 2, Subpart A, as adopted by reference in NAC 444.8632, shall be deemed to have the meanings ascribed thereto in this section:

(a) "District court of the United States" or "Federal district court" shall be deemed to mean "district court in Nevada";

(b) "Federal agency" shall be deemed to mean "state agency";

(c) Except in section 2.105(a), Freedom of Information Act, "FOIA," the "Act" or " 5 U.S.C. 552 " shall be deemed to mean "NRS 459.555 and any regulations adopted pursuant thereto";

(d) "Freedom of information officer" shall be deemed to mean the "Administrator of the Division or his or her designee";

(e) "General counsel" shall be deemed to mean the "Attorney General of Nevada";

(f) Except in 40 C.F.R. § 261.4(b)(11)(ii), any addresses shall be deemed to mean the "Division of Environmental Protection, 901 South Stewart Street, Suite 4001, Carson City, Nevada 89701-5249";

(g) Any references to the employment rankings of "GS-8" or "GS-9" shall be deemed to mean, respectively, "grade 31" and "grade 32" of the Nevada Personnel System established pursuant to NRS 284.170, and any reference to a fee for the cost of staff time shall be deemed to mean, respectively, $15 and $22.50 per half hour;

(h) Any references to duplication or reproduction charges of "$0.15 per page" shall be deemed to mean "10 cents per page"; and

(i) Any reference to an officer except the general counsel shall be deemed to mean the "Administrator of the Division."

2. Any reference to the "EPA" in 40 C.F.R. § 264.11 or 265.11 shall be deemed to include the "Director."

3. Fees required to be paid to the "U.S. Environmental Protection Agency" or the "United States Environmental Protection Agency" pursuant to 40 C.F.R. § 2.107 must be paid to the "State of Nevada" and deposited in the Account for the Management of Hazardous Waste.

Added to NAC by Environmental Comm'n, eff. 7-22-87; A 9-19-90; 1-2-92; 10-29-93; R170-99, 1-26-2000; R019-00, 5-26-2000; R175-05, 5-4-2006; A by R091-16A, eff. 11-2-2016; A by R084-19A, eff. 8-26-2020

NRS 459.485, 459.490

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