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Texas, Dallas 75202: Room 14-A-18, New AUTHORITY: Title V, 65 Stat. 290 (31 U.S.C.

Dallas Federal Building, 1100 Commerce 483a).

Street, Tel. (214) 749-2158.
Texas, San Antonio 78285: Kallison Build-

SOURCE: 38 FR 32806, Nov. 28, 1973, unless ing. 410 South Main Avenue, Post Office

otherwise noted. Box 9163, FTS Tel. (512) 225-4665, Commercial Number: 225-5511.

85.1 Establishment of fees.

The Environmental Protection Region VII

Agency shall charge the revised sched. Regional Administrator Harry I. Sharrott ule of tuition fees for all persons at(Acting), Room 300 Federal Office Build

tending EPA direct training courses ing, 911 Walnut Street, Kansas City, Mis

which commence on or after January souri 64106, Tel. (816) 374-2661. Area offices:

1, 1974. Kansas, Kansas City 66117: One Gateway Center, 5th and State Streets, Post

85.2 Definitions. Office Box 1339, Tel. (816) 374-4355.

"Direct Training" means all techni. Missouri, St. Louis 63101: 210 North 12th

cal and managerial training conducted Street, Tel. (314) 622-4760. Nebraska, Omaha 68106: Univac Building,

directly by EPA for personnel of State 7100 West Center Road, Tel. (402) 221

and local governmental agencies, other 4221.

Federal agencies, private industries,

universities, and other non-EPA agenRegion VIII

cies and organizations. Regional Administrator Robert C. Rosen "Registration office" means any of

heim, Federal Building, 1961 Stout Street, the several offices in EPA which have Denver, Colorado 80202, Tel. (303) 837

been designated to receive applications 4881.

for attendance at direct training Region IX

courses. (See $ 5.4 for a listing of such Regional Administrator Robert H. Baida,

courses.) 450 Golden Gate Avenue, Post Office Box 36003, San Francisco, California 94102,

8 5.3 Schedule of fees. Tel. (415) 556-4752.

Tuition fees for direct training will Area offices:

be established within the range of $15 California, Los Angeles 90057: 2500 Wil

to $70 per training day depending shire Boulevard, Tel. (213) 688-5127. California, San Francisco 94111: 1 Embar

upon whether the course is predomicadero Center, Suite 1600, Tel. (415)

nantly a laboratory, lecture, or survey 556-2238.

course, or a course with other similar

variables. Each cognitive program and Region X

regional office will announce the tuRegional Administrator Oscar P. Pederson, ition fee at the time the date for offer

Arcade Plaza Building, 1321 Second ing the course is announced. As a tranAvenue, Seattle, Washington 98101, Tel.

sition easement, tuition fees for all (206) 442-5415.

State and local government employees Area offices: Oregon, Portland 97204: 520 Southwest

are established at a maximum of $25 6th Avenue, Tel. (503) 226-2726.

per training day regardless of type of Washington, Seattle 98101: Arcade-Plaza course until July 1, 1974. After that

Building, 1321 Second Avenue, Tel. (206) date they are to pay the full fée. 442-7456.

Charges for field courses taught by

EPA instructors are for actual exPART 5–TUITION FEES FOR DIRECT penses on a per course basis. Complete TRAINING

tuition fee schedules may be obtained

from the registration offices listed in Sec.

$ 5.4. Tuition fees will be subject to 5.1 Establishment of fees.

change either upward or downward, 5.2 Definitions

based on actual experience under the 5.3 Schedule of fees.

system. 5.4 Registration offices. 5.5 Procedure for payment.

8 5.4 Registration offices. 5.6 Refunds. 5.7 Waiver of fee.

Direct training programs are offered 5.8 Appeal of waiver denial.

by both EPA national program offices

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and regional EPA offices. Listed in this Sention are the FPA national oro. gram offices and regional offices to which applications are to be sent. The proper registration office may be determined from the specific course announcement.

NATIONAL PROGRAM OFFICES

EPA, Regional Manpower Office, Region VIII, Suite 900, 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colorado 80203.

EPA, Regional Manpower Office, Region IX, 100 California Street, San Francisco, California 94111.

EPA, Regional Manpower Office, Region X, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101.

AIR PROGRAM Direct Training Registration Office, Office of Air Programs, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27717.

WASTE WATER TREATMENT PROGRAM Direct Training Registration Office, National Training Center, Robert A. Taft Sanitary Engineering Center, Environmental Protection Agency, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226.

WATER SUPPLY TREATMENT PROGRAM Direct Training Registration Office, Envi. ronmental Protection Agency, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226.

$ 5.5 Procedure for payment.

Applications for direct training courses shall be completed and submitted in accordance with the instructions issued by the respective national program and/or regional offices. Fee payment in the amount indicated by the course announcement shall accompany completed applications (except in the case of waiver requests as described in $ 5.75). All applications for field courses will be submitted in a timely manner by the sponsoring agency. Expenses will be noted and charges assessed the sponsoring agency after the course is conducted. The charge will be payable upon submission. All applicants shall make pay. ment by check, payable to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, except applicants from Federal, State, and local agencies may send a purchase order of other acceptable financial commitment. Such financial commitment statements shall include information as to the agency and account number to be charged and other necessary information for billing purposes.

SOLID WASTES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste Management Programs, Washington, D.C. 20460.

RADIATION PROGRAM U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Radiation Programs, Washington, D.C. 20460.

PESTICIDES PROGRAM U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticides Programs, Washington, D.C. 20460.

REGIONAL EPA OFFICES EPA, Regional Manpower Office, Region I, JFK Federal Building-Room 2303, Boston, Massachusetts 02203.

EPA, Regional Manpower Office, Region II, 26 Federal Plaza, Room 845D, New York, New York 10007.

EPA, Regional Manpower Office, Region III. Sixth and Walnut Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

EPA, Regional Manpower Office, Region IV, 1421 Peachtree Street, NE., 4th floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

EPA, Regional Manpower Office, Region V, 1 North Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60606.

EPA, Regional Manpower Office, Region VI, 1600 Patterson, Suite 1100, Dallas, Texas 75201.

EPA, Regional Manpower Office, Region VII, Room 249, 1735 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64108.

8 5.6 Refunds.

An applicant may withdraw his application and receive full reimbursement of his fee provided that he notifies the appropriate registration office in writing no later than 10 days before commencement of the course for which he has registered. 857 Waiver of foe 85.7 Waiver of fee.

Waivers of the full tuition fee may be granted on a limited basis. Each waiver request must be justified and considered by cognitive EPA units on: (a) Severity of the pollution problem in the area in which the applicant employee is working; (b) bona fide administrative or legal constraints of the applicant agency to pay the reduced fee;

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Sec. 6.901 Definitions. 6.902 Applicability. 6.903 Criteria for preparing EISs. 6.904 Environmental review process. 6.905 Record of decision.

Subpart 1-Assessing the Environmental

Effects Abroad of EPA Actions

6.1001 Purpose and policy. 6.1002 Applicability. 6.1003 Definitions. 6.1004 Environmental review and assess

ment requirements. 6.1005 Lead or cooperating agency. 6.1006 Exemptions and considerations. 6.1007 Implementation. APPENDIX A-STATEMENT OF PROCEDURES ON

FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT AND WETLANDS

PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Secs. 101, 102, and 103 of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.); also, the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations dated November 29, 1978 (40 CFR Part 1500).

SOURCE: 44 FR 64177, Nov. 6, 1979, unless otherwise noted.

human environment. This part takes into account the EIS exemptions set forth under section 511(c)(1) of the Clean Water Act (Pub. L. 92-500) and section 7(c)(1) of the Energy Supply and Environmental Coordination Act of 1974 (Pub. L. 93-319).

(b) This part establishes EPA policy and procedures for the identification and analysis of the environmental impacts of EPA-related activities and the preparation and processing of EISs. 8 6.101 Definitions.

(a) Terminology. All terminology used in this part will be consistent with the terms as defined in 40 CFR Part 1508 (the CEQ Regulations). Any qualifications will be provided in the definitions set forth in each subpart of this regulation.

(b) The term “CEQ Regulations" means the regulations issued by the Council on Environmental Quality on November 29, 1978 (see 43 FR 55978), which implement Executive Order 11991. The CEQ Regulations will often be referred to throughout this regulation by reference to 40 CFR Part 1500 et al.

(c) The term "environmental review" means the process whereby an evaluation is undertaken by EPA to determine whether a proposed Agency action may have a significant impact on the environment and therefore require the preparation of the EIS.

(d) The term "environmental information document" means any written analysis prepared by an applicant, grantee or contractor describing the environmental impacts of a proposed action. This document will be of sufficient scope to enable the responsible official to prepare an environmental assessment as described in the remaining subparts of this regulation.

(e) The term "grant” as used in this part means an award of funds or other assistance by a written grant agreement or cooperative agreement under 40 CFR Chapter I, Subpart B.

Subpart A-General 8 6.100 Purpose and policy.

(a) The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq., as implemented by Executive Orders 11514 and 11991 and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Regulations of November 29, 1978 (43 FR 55978) requires that Fed. eral agencies include in their decisionmaking processes appropriate and careful consideration of all environmental effects of proposed actions, analyze potential environmental effects of proposed actions and their alternatives for public understanding and scrutiny, avoid or minimize adverse effects of proposed actions, and restore and enhance environmental quality as much as possible. The Envi. ronmental Protection Agency (EPA) shall integrate these NEPA factors as early in the Agency planning processes as possible. The environmental review

cocess shall be the focal point to assure NEPA considerations are taken into account. To the extent applicable, EPA shall prepare environmental impact statements (EISs) on those major actions determined to have sig. nificant impact on the quality of the

8 6.102 Applicability.

(a) Administrative actions covered. This part applies to the activities of EPA in accordance with the outline of the subparts set forth below. Each

subpart describes the detailed environ- (c) Application to ongoing activimental review procedures required for ties—(1) General. The effective date each action.

for these regulations is December 5, (1) Subpart A sets forth an overview 1979. These regulations do not apply of the regulation. Section 6.102(b) de to an EIS or supplement to that EIS if scribes the requirements for EPA leg the draft EIS was filed with the Office islative proposals.

of Federal Activities, (OFA) before (2) Subpart B describes the require- July 30, 1979. No completed environments for the content of an EIS pre- mental documents need be redone by pared pursuant to Subparts E, F, G, H, reason of these regulations. and I.

(2) With regard to activities under (3) Subpart C describes the require Subpart E, these regulations shall ments for coordination of all environ apply to all EPA environmental review mental laws during the environmental procedures effective December 15, review undertaken pursuant to Sub 1979. However, for facility plans begun parts E, F, G, H, and I.

before December 15, 1979, the respon(4) Subpart D describes the public sible official shall impose no new reinformation requirements which must quirements on the grantee. Such be undertaken in conjunction with the grantees shall comply with requireenvironmental review requirements ments applicable before the effective under Subparts E, F, G, H, and I.

date of this regulation. Notwithstand(5) Subpart E describes the environ ing the above, this regulation shall mental review requirements for the apply to any facility plan submitted to wastewater treatment construction grants program under Title II of the Clean Water Act.

(44 FR 64177, Nov. 6, 1979, as amended at 47

FR 9829, Mar. 8, 1982) (6) Subpart F describes the environmental review requirements for new

8 6.103 Responsibilities. source National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits

(a) General responsibilities. (1) The under section 402 of the Clean Water responsible official's duties include: Act.

(i) Requiring applicants, contractors, (7) Subpart G describes the environ and grantees to submit environmental mental review requirements for re information documents and related search and development programs un

documents and assuring that environdertaken by the Agency,

mental reviews are conducted on pro(8) Subpart H describes the environ posed EPA projects at the earliest posmental review requirements for solid

sible point in EPA's decision-making waste demonstration projects under process. In this regard, the responsible taken by the Agency.

official shall assure the early involve(9) Subpart I describes the environ- ment and availability of information mental review requirements for con for private applicants and other nonstruction of special purpose facilities Federal entities requiring EPA approand facility renovations by the vals. Agency.

(ii) When required, assuring that (b) Legislative proposals. As re- adequate draft EISs are prepared and quired by the CEQ Regulations, legis- distributed at the earliest possible lative EISs are required for any legis point in EPA's decision-making proclative proposal developed by EPA ess, their internal and external review which significantly affects the quality is coordinated, and final EISs are preof the human environment. A prelimi. pared and distributed. nary draft EIS shall be prepared by (iii) When an EIS is not prepared, the responsible EPA office concurrent assuring documentation of the decily with the development of the legisla- sion to grant a categorical exclusion, tive proposal and contain information or assuring that findings of no signifirequired under Subpart B. The EIS cant impact (FNSIS) and environmenshall be processed in accordance with tal assessments are prepared and disthe requirements set forth under 40 tributed for those actions requiring CFR 1506.8.

them.

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