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Subpart B-Manpower Forecasting,
viduals as practitioners in pollution abatement and control.
$ 46.104 Type of fellowships.
(a) Agency fellowships are awarded to present or prospective employees of a regional, State, or local environmental pollution control or regulatory agency to provide training for and upgrading of personnel in the areas of pollution abatement and control.
(b) Special fellowships are awarded to individuals for education and training in pollution control science, engineering, and technology and in specialty areas supportive of pollution abatement and control efforts.
Sec. 46.100 Purpose of regulation. 46.101 Applicability and scope. 46.102 Authority. 46.103 Objectives. 46.104 Type of fellowships. 46.105 Definitions. 46.105-1 Full-time fellow. 46.105-2 Part-time fellow. 46.105-3 Stipend. 46.110 Benefits. 46.115 Eligibility. 46.120 Application requirements. 46.122 Evaluation of application. 46.135 Award and duration of fellowship. 46.136 Initiation of studies. 46.140 Fellowship agreement. 46.141 Fellowship agreement amendment. 46.145 Payment. 46.150 Publications and thesis. 46.155 Deviations. 46.165 Termination.
AUTHORITY: Authorities cited in § 46.102.
SOURCE: 38 FR 16061, June 20, 1973, unless otherwise noted.
§ 46.105 Definitions.
An individual duly enrolled in an educational program directly relating to pollution abatement and control, and taking a minimum of 12 semester or quarter hours for credit or an academic workload otherwise defined by the institution as a full-time curriculum. The fellow need not be pursuing an advanced degree. 8 46.105-2 Part-time fellow.
An individual duly enrolled in an educational program directly relating to pollution abatement and control, and taking not less than 3 credit hours per academic term. The fellow need not be pursuing an advanced degree.
8 46.100 Purpose of regulation.
This part establishes and codifies policies and procedures governing the award of fellowships by the Environmental Protection Agency.
8 46.105-3 Stipend.
Supplemental financial assistance to recipients of fellowships.
§ 46.101 Applicability and scope.
This part establishes mandatory policies and procedures for all EPA fellowships. 8 46.102 Authority.
The Environmental Protection Agency is authorized to grant fellowship awards under the following statutes:
(a) Section 103(b)(6) of the Clean Air Act as amended (42 U.S.C. 1857b(b)(6)).
(b) Sections 104(b)(5) and 104(g)(3)(B) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended (33 U.S.C. 1254(b)(5) and 1254(g)(3)(B)).
§ 46.110 Benefits.
(a) Recipients of assistance under this part shall be entitled to tuition and fees, an allowance for book and supplies up to a maximum of $250, and the normal student holidays observed by an academic institution.
(b) Agency fellows attending fulltime may, on the basis of need, set forth in the application, receive an annual stipend up to $6,500 and EPA funds.
(c) Agency fellows attending parttime may receive a small stipend when
§ 46.103 Objectives.
Fellowships awarded under this part are intended to encourage and promote the specialized training of indi
justified by needs related to the pur- funds according to priorities estabpose of the fellowship.
lished by EPA. Evaluations shall be (d) Special fellows may receive not conducted by EPA staff, with advisory more than $3,600 total annual amount assistance as appropriate. Considerafrom EPA for full-time attendance tion will be given to the following cripayable on a pro-rata monthly basis. teria:
(a) Appropriateness of the fellow's 46.115 Eligibility.
proposed course of study to the objecAll applicants for fellowships under tives and mission of the Agency. this part must be (a) citizens of the (b) Evaluation of the applicant in United States, its territories, or posses terms of his potential for study, as evisions, or lawfully admitted to the denced by his academic record, letters United States for permanent resi: of reference, training plans, and other dence, and (b) accepted by an accred
available information. ited educational institution for full or part-time enrollment for academic 8 46.135 Award and duration of fellowcredit in an educational program
ship. which directly relates to pollution
Notification of approval of a fellowabatement and control. Applicants for
ship application shall be by the transagency fellowships must be present or
mittal of the fellowship agreement for prospective employees of a regional,
execution by the applicant pursuant State, or local environmental pollution
to $ 46.140. Notification of disapproval control or regulatory agency. Present
shall be prompt and in writing. Disapemployees must be recommended for a
proval of an application shall not prefellowship by their employing agency.
clude reapplication. Fellowships will Priority in award of fellowships to prospective agency employees will be
not exceed 1 year. given to those applicants who provide
8 46.136 Initiation of studies. evidence that they have explored, in direct agency contact, opportunities Study must be initiated pursuant to for agency employment. Such appli. an approved fellowship within 6 cants are encouraged to obtain written
months following the date of the appraisal of their employment poten- award notice or the fellowship will be tial and probability of actual employ.
terminated. ment assuming successful completion of the training.
8 46.140 Fellowship agreement.
(a) The fellowship agreement is the § 46.120 Application requirements.
written agreement, and amendments All applications for EPA fellowships thereto, between EPA and a fellowship shall be submitted to the Grants Ad applicant in which the terms and conministration Division, Environmental ditions governing the fellowship are Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. stated and agreed to by both parties. 20460, upon such forms as the Admin (b) Upon approval of a fellowship istrator shall prescribe and shall in- for award, the fellowship agreement clude copies of transcripts of under- will be transmitted by certified mail graduate and graduate courses, as ap- (return receipt requested) to the applipropriate. The applicant must arrange cant for execution. The fellowship for the submission of supporting docu- agreement must be executed by the ments which substantiate his eligibil applicant and returned to the Grants ity under $ 46.115. In addition, the ap Officer within 3 weeks after receipt, or plicant shall submit such further in- within any extension of such time that formation as may be required. Instruc may be permitted by the Grants Offitions for filing are contained in the ap cer. The fellowship shall constitute an plication kit.
obligation of Federal funds in the
amount and for the purposes stated in 8 46.122 Evaluation of application.
the fellowship instrument only upon Periodically, fellowship applications execution of the fellowship agreement will be evaluated for program rel. by the parties thereto. No costs may evance, and will compete for available be incurred prior to the execution of
mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.
the fellowship agreement by the parties thereto. 8 46.141 Fellowship agreement amend
ment. Approved changes to a fellowship which do not substantially alter the objective or scope of the fellowship may give rise to fellowship amendments to increase or decrease the dollar amount, the term, or other provisions of a fellowship. A fellowship amendment shall be effected only by a written amendment to the fellowship agreement, executed by the Grants Officer on behalf of the Government and by the fellow on his own behalf, entered into after the effective date of the fellowship.
$ 46.155 Deviations.
Procedures of $ 30.1000 of the EPA general grant regulations of this chapter be applicable to fellowships. (38 FR 16061, June 20, 1973, as amended at 40 FR 20083, May 8, 1975)
8 46.145 Payment.
(a) Stipend allowance will be paid directly to the fellow on a monthly basis commencing with initiation of studies;
(b) Book allowance will be paid directly to the fellow upon initiation of studies.
(c) Tuition and fees will be paid directly to the sponsoring institution. 8 46.150 Publications and thesis.
A copy of any publication (including any thesis) developed as a result of support under the EPA fellowship shall be submitted to the Grants Officer upon submission for publication. No prior approval by EPA is required for publication. Any written publications shall acknowledge as follows: This publication has been financed in part with Federal funds from the Environmental Protection Agency under fellowship number
- The contents do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Envi. ronmental Protection Agency, nor does
8 46.165 Termination.
(a) Termination of studies by the fellow. A fellow must notify EPA in writing when he terminates or changes his status under the fellowship agreement. Studies supported by an EPA fellowship may be terminated only for good cause. If the Grants Of. ficer finds that a fellow has terminated his studies without good cause, then he shall annul fellowship and all EPA fellowship funds previously paid to the fellow shall be payable to the United States as final settlement. If the Grants Officer finds that there is good cause for the termination of studies, he shall enter into a termination agreement effective with the date of termination of studies by the fellow.
(b) Termination by EPA. The Grants Officer may terminate the fellowship provided that a termination action may not be taken unless the fellow has received written notice of the basis for the proposed action and has been afforded an opportunity to confer with appropriate EPA officials concerning the proposed action. Any termination action may be appealed in accordance with the Disputes Article of the EPA General Grant Conditions (Appendix A to Subchapter B of this title),
SUBCHAPTER C-AIR PROGRAMS
SOURCE: 36 FR 22384, Nov. 25, 1971, unless otherwise noted.
PART 50-NATIONAL PRIMARY AND
SECONDARY AMBIENT AIR QUAL-
Sec. 50.1 Definitions. 50.2 Scope. 50.3 Reference conditions. 50.4 National primary ambient air quality
standards for sulfur oxides (sulfur diox
ide). 50.5 National secondary ambient air qual
ity standards for sulfur oxides (sulfur
dioxide). 50.6 National primary ambient air quality
standards for particulate matter. 50.7 National secondary ambient air qual
ity standards for particulate matter. 50.8 National primary and secondary ambi
ent air quality standards for carbon
monoxide. 50.9 National primary and secondary ambi
ent air quality standards for ozone. 50.10 (Reserved] 50.11 National primary and secondary am
bient air quality standard for nitrogen
dioxide. 50.12 National primary and secondary am
bient air quality standards for lead. APPENDIX A-REFERENCE METHOD FOR THE
DETERMINATION OF SULFUR DIOXIDE IN
DETERMINATION OF SUSPENDED PARTICU-
CALIBRATION PROCEDURE FOR THE MEA-
CALIBRATION PROCEDURE FOR THE MEA
SUREMENT OF OZONE IN THE ATMOSPHERE APPENDIX E-REFERENCE METHOD FOR DETER
MINATION OF HYDROCARBONS CORRECTED
CALIBRATION PROCEDURE FOR THE MEA-
DETERMINATION OF LEAD IN SUSPENDED
TIONAL AMBIENT AIR QUALITY STANDARDS FOR OZONE AUTHORITY: Sec. 4, Pub. L. 91-604, 84 Stat. 1679 (42 U.S.C. 18570-4).
8 50.1 Definitions.
(a) As used in this part, all terms not defined herein shall have the meaning given them by the Act.
(b) "Act" means the Clean Air Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1857-18571, as amended by Pub. L. 91-604).
(c) “Agency" means the Environmental Protection Agency.
(d) “Administrator" means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
(e) “Ambient air” means that portion of the atmosphere, external to buildings, to which the general public has access.
(f) "Reference method” means a method of sampling and analyzing the ambient air for an air pollutant that is specified as a reference method in an appendix to this part, or a method that has been designated as a reference method in accordance with Part 53 of this chapter; it does not include a method for which a reference method designation has been cancelled in accordance with $ 53.11 or $ 53.16 of this chapter.
(g) "Equivalent method” means a method of sampling and analyzing the ambient air for an air pollutant that has been designated as an equivalent method in accordance with Part 53 of this chapter; it does not include a method for which an equivalent method designation has been cancelled in accordance with $ 53.11 or $ 53.16 of this chapter.
(h) “Traceable" means that a local standard has been compared and certified either directly or via not more than one intermediate standard, to a primary standard such as a National Bureau of Standards Standard Reference Material (NBS SRM), or a USEPA/NBS-approved Certified Ref. erence Material (CRM). (36 FR 22384, Nov. 25, 1971, as amended at 41 FR 11253, Mar. 17, 1976; 48 FR 2529, Jan. 20, 1983)
$ 50.2 Scope.
8 50.5 National secondary ambient air (a) National primary and secondary
quality standards for sulfur oxides ambient air quality standards under
(sulfur dioxide). section 109 of the Act are set forth in The national secondary ambient air this part.
quality standard for sulfur oxide (b) National primary ambient air measured as sulfur dioxide by the refquality standards define levels of air erence method described in Appendix quality which the Administrator A to this part, or by any equivalent judges are necessary, with an adequate method is 1,300 micrograms per cubic margin of safety, to protect the public meter (0.5 p.p.m.) maximum 3-hour health. National secondary ambient concentration not to be exceeded more air quality standards define levels of than once per year. air quality which the Administrator
(38 FR 25681, Sept. 14, 1973) judges necessary to protect the public welfare from any known or anticipat
$ 50.6 National primary ambient air qual. ed adverse effects of a pollutant. Such
ity standards for particulate matter. standards are subject to revision, and additional primary and secondary
The national primary ambient air standards may be promulgated as the
quality standards for particulate Administrator deems necessary to pro
matter, measured by the reference tect the public health and welfare.
method described in Appendix B to (c) The promulgation of national
this part, or by an equivalent method, primary and secondary ambient air are: quality standards shall not be consid- (a) 75 micrograms per cubic meterered in any manner to allow signifi annual geometric mean. cant deterioration of existing air qual (b) 260 micrograms per cubic ity in any portion of any State.
meter-maximum 24-hour concentra(d) The proposal, promulgation, or tion not to be exceeded more than revision of national primary and sec- once per year. ondary ambient air quality standards shall not prohibit any State from es
$ 50.7 National secondary ambient air tablishing ambient air quality stand
quality standards for particulate ards for that State or any portion
matter. thereof which are more stringent than The national secondary ambient air the national standards.
quality standards for particulate
matter, measured by the reference $ 50.3 Reference conditions.
method described in Appendix B to All measurements of air quality are this part, or by an equivalent method, corrected to a reference temperature are: of 25° C. and to a reference pressure of (a) 60 micrograms per cubic meter760 millimeters of mercury (1,013.2 annual geometric mean, as a guide to millibars).
be used in assessing implementation
plans to achieve the 24-hour standard. $ 50.4 National primary ambient air qual (b) 150 micrograms per cubic ity standards for sulfur oxides (sulfur
meter-maximum 24-hour concentradioxide).
tion not to be exceeded more than The national primary ambient air once per year. quality standards for sulfur oxides measured as sulfur dioxide by the ref.
8 50.8 National primary and secondary erence method described in Appendix
ambient air quality standards for A to this part, or by an equivalent carbon monoxide. method, are:
The national primary and secondary (a) 80 micrograms per cubic meter ambient air quality standards for (0.03 p.p.m.)-annual arithmetic mean. carbon monoxide, measured by a refer
(b) 365 micrograms per cubic meter ence method based on Appendix C to (0.14 p.p.m.)-Maximum 24-hour con- this part and designated in accordance centration not to be exceeded more with Part 53 of this chapter, or by an than once per year.
equivalent method, are: