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CHAPTER 1-ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

AGENCY

SUBCHAPTER A-GENERAL

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Statement of organization and general informa

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Public information .............
Employee responsibilities and conduct
Uniform relocation assistance and real property

acquisition for Federal and federally assisted

programs
Tuition fees for direct training .... ......
Procedures for implementing the requirements of

the Council on Environmental Quality on the

National Environmental Policy Act ......
Nondiscrimination in programs receiving Federal

assistance from the Environmental Protection

Agency ...............
Equal employment opportunity under EPA con-

tracts and EPA assisted construction contracts ...
Administrative claims under Federal Tort Claims

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Security classification regulations pursuant to Ex-

ecutive Order 11652 ........
Nondiscrimination on the basis of handicap in

programs or activities conducted by the Envi

ronmental Protection Agency ......
Employee personal property claims..
Administration of the Clean Air Act and the

Clean Water Act with respect to contracts,

grants, and loans-list of violating facilities
Implementation of Privacy Act of 1974..
Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice

Act in EPA administrative proceedings
Certification of facilities
Small business.....
Consolidated rules of practice governing the ad-

ministrative assessment of civil penalties and
the revocation or suspension of permits....

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Page 23 Judicial review under EPA-Administered statutes

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Rules governing issuance of and administrative

hearings on interim status corrective action
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286 25 Public participation in programs under the Re

source Conservation and Recovery Act, the Safe

Drinking Water Act, and the Clean Water Act .... 293 27 Program fraud civil remedies ..............

303 29 Intergovernmental review of Environmental Protection Agency programs and activities

320 SUBCHAPTER B-GRANTS AND OTHER FEDERAL ASSISTANCE 30 General regulation for assistance programs for

other than State and local governments (effec-
tive Oct. 1, 1988)............

324 31 Uniform administrative requirements for grants

and cooperative agreements to State and local
governments (effective Oct. 1, 1988)....

...... 357 32 Governmentwide debarment and suspension (nonprocurement) (effective October 1, 1988]...

393 32 Debarment and suspension under EPA assistance programs .................

408 33 Procurement under assistance agreements

412 35 State and local assistance .............

434 39 Loan guarantees for construction of treatment works ..

610 40 Research and demonstration grants.

614 45 Training assistance........

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SUBCHAPTER C-AIR PROGRAMS

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Requirements for preparation, adoption, and sub-

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EDITORIAL NOTE: Subchapter C-Air Programs is continued in the volumes containing 40 CFR Part 52, Parts 53-60, Parts 61-80, and Parts 81-99.

SUBCHAPTER A GENERAL

PART 1-STATEMENT OF ORGANIZA

TION AND GENERAL INFORMA-
TION

Subpart A-Introduction

Sec. 1.1 Creation and authority. 1.3 Purpose and functions. 1.5 Organization and general information. 1.7 Location of principal offices.

of research, monitoring, standard setting, and enforcement activities related to pollution abatement and control to provide for the treatment of the environment as a single interrelated system. Complementary to these activities are the Agency's coordination and support of research and antipollution activities carried out by State and local governments, private and public groups, individuals, and educational institutions. EPA reinforces efforts among other Federal agencies with respect to the impact of their operations on the environment.

Subpart B—Headquarters 1.21 General. 1.23 Office of the Administrator. 1.25 Staff Offices. 1.27 Offices of the Associate Administra

tors. 1.29 Office of Inspector General, 1.31 Office of General Counsel. 1.33 Office of Administration and Re

sources Management. 1.35 Office of Enforcement and Compli

ance Monitoring. 1.37 Office of External Affairs. 1.39 Office of Policy, Planning and Evalua

tion. 1.41 Office of Air and Radiation. 1.43 Office of Pesticides and Toxic Sub

stances. 1.45 Office of Research and Development. 1.47 Office of Solid Waste and Emergency

Response. 1.49 Office of Water.

8 1.5 Organization and general informa

tion. (a) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's basic organization consists of Headquarters and 10 Regional Offices. EPA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. maintains overall planning, coordination and control of EPA programs. Regional Administrators head the Regional Offices and are responsible directly to the Administrator for the execution of the Agency's programs within the boundaries of their Regions.

(b) EPA's Directives System contains definitive statements of EPA's organization, policies, procedures, assignments of responsibility, and delegations of authority. Copies are available for public inspection and copying at the Management and Organization Division, 401 M Street SW., Washington, DC 20460. Information can be obtained from the Office of Public Affairs at all Regional Offices.

(c) EPA conducts procurement pursuant to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act, the Federal Procurement Regulations, and implementing EPA regulations.

Subpart C-Field Installations 1.61 Regional Offices.

AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 552.

SOURCE: 50 FR 26721, June 28, 1985, unless otherwise noted.

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Subpart A-Introduction

§ 1.1 Creation and authority.

Reorganization Plan 3 of 1970, established the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Executive branch as an independent Agency, effective December 2, 1970. 8 1.3 Purpose and functions.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency permits coordinated and effective governmental action to assure the protection of the environment by abating and controlling pollution on a systematic basis. Reorganization Plan 3 of 1970 transferred to EPA a variety

8 1.7 Location of principal offices.

(a) The EPA Headquarters is in Washington, D.C. The mailing address is 401 M Street SW., Washington, DC 20460.

(b) The addresss of (and States served by) the EPA Regional Offices (see § 1.61) are:

(b) Two Associate Administrators and four staff offices which advise the Administrator on cross-cutting Agency headquarters and regional issues and conduct programs with respect to EPA's interface with other national and international governmental organizations;

(c) The Office of Inspector General;

(d) The Office of General Counsel. and

(e) Nine operational offices, eace headed by an Assistant Administrato responsible for carrying out EPA's major environmental and administra tive programs.

(1) Region I, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Room 2203, John F. Kennedy Federal Building, Boston, MA 02203. (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.)

(2) Region II, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Room 900, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278. (New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.)

(3) Region III, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 841 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. (Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.)

(4) Region IV, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 345 Courtland Street NE., Atlanta, GA 30365. (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina South Carolina, and Tennessee.)

(5) Region V, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 230 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60604. (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.)

(6) Region VI, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1201 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75270. (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.)

(7) Region VII, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 726 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101. (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.)

(8) Region VIII, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 999 18th street, One Denver Place, Denver, CO 80202. (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.)

(9) Region IX, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,

215 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. (Arizona,

California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands, Guam, Wake Islands, and the Northern Marianas.)

(10) Region X, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101. (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.)

8 1.23 Office of the Administrator.

The Environmental Protection Agency is headed by an Administrator who is appointed by the President, by and with the consent of the Senate. The Administrator is responsible to the President for providing overall supervision to the Agency, and is assist ed by a Deputy Administrator also appointed by the President, by and with the consent of the Senate. The Deputy Administrator assists the Administrator in the discharge of Agency duties and responsibilities and serves as Acting Administrator in the absence of the Administrator.

8 1.25 Staff Offices.

(a) Office of Administrative Law Judges. The Office of Administrative Law Judges, under the supervision of the Chief Administrative Law Judge, is responsible for presiding over and conducting formal hearings, and issuance of initial decisions, if appropriate, in such proceedings. The Office pro. vides supervision of the Administrative Law Judges, who operate as a component of the Office of Administrative Law Judges, in certain Agency Regional Offices. The Office provides the Agency Hearing Clerk.

(b) Office of Civil Rights. The Office of Civil Rights, under the supervision of a Director, serves as the principal adviser to the Administrator with respect to EPA's civil rights programs. The Office develops policies, procedures, and regulations to implement the Agency's civil rights responsibilities, and provides direction to Region

Subpart B-Headquarters $ 1.21 General.

EPA Headquarters is comprised of: (a) The Office of the Administrator;

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al and field activities in the Office's improve involvement of small and miarea of responsibilities. The Office im- nority business enterprises; and recomplements and monitors the Agency's mends the assignment of technical adequal employment opportunity pro- visers to assist designated Procuregram; provides advice and guidance to ment Center Representatives of the EPA program officials and Regional Small Business Administration in Administrators on EEO matters; their duties. The Office represents serves as advocate for furthering EPA at hearings, interagency meetcareer opportunities for minorities and

ings, conferences and other appropriwomen; and processes complaints of ate forums on matters related to the discrimination for Agency disposition. advancement of these cited business The office assures:

enterprises in EPA's Federal Contract(1) Maximum participation of minor

ing Program. ity business enterprises under EPA contracts and grants; (2) equal em- 8 1.27 Offices of the Associate Administraployment opportunity under Agency tors. service contracts, construction contracts, and grants; (3) compliance with

(a) Office of International Activities. the Davis-Bacon Act and related acts;

The Office of International Activities, (4) compliance with the provisions of

under the supervision of an Associate laws affecting Agency programs re

Administrator, provides direction to quiring nondiscrimination on account

and supervision of the activities, proof age and physical handicap and; (5)

grams, and staff assigned to the Office services benefits are dispensed

of International Activities. All of the under any program or activity receiv

functions and responsibilities of the ing Agency financial assistance on a

Associate Administrator are Agencynondiscrimination basis.

wide, and apply to all international ac(c) Science Advisory Board. The Sci

tivities of the Agency. The Office deence Advisory Board, under the direc

velops policies and procedures for the tion of a Director, provides expert and

direction of the Agency's international independent advice to the Administra

programs and activities, subject to tor on the scientific and technical U.S. foreign policy, and assures that issues facing the Agency. The Office adequate program, scientific, and legal advises on broad, scientific, technical

inputs are provided. It conducts conand policy matters; assesses the results tinuing evaluations of the Agency's of specific research efforts; assists in international activities and makes apidentifying emerging environmental propriate recommendations to the Adproblems; and advises the Administra- ministrator. The Office advises the tor on the cohesiveness and currency

Administrator and principal Agency of the Agency's scientific programs.

officials on the progress and effect of (d) Office of Small and Disadvan

foreign and international programs taged Business Utilization. The Office

and issues. The Office serves as the of Small and Disadvantaged Business Administrator's representative in conUtilization, under the supervision of a tacts with the Department of State Director, is responsible for developing and other Federal agencies concerned policy and procedures implementing

with international affairs. It negotithe Agency's small and disadvantaged ates arrangements or understandings business utilization responsibilities. relating to international cooperation The Office provides information and with foreign organizations. The Office assistance to components of the Agen- coordinates Agency international concy's field offices responsible for carry- tacts and commitments; serves as the ing out related activities. The Office focal point for responding to requests develops and implements a program to for information relating to EPA interprovide the maximum utilization of national activities, and provides an iniwomen-owned business enterprises in tial point of contact for all foreign all aspects of EPA contract work; in visitors. The Office maintains liaison collaboration with the Procurement with all relevant international organiand Contracts Management Division, zations and provides representation develops programs to stimulate and where appropriate. It establishes

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