EPA and TCEQ Environmental Regulation Stakeholder Meeting

EPA and TCEQ Environmental Regulation Stakeholder Meeting

In order to meet the Trump Administration’s goal of “eliminating regulations that bloat government and kill jobs,” the EPA is hosting a stakeholder meeting today giving people the opportunity to discuss environmental regulations that they feel are over burdensome or not needed.

See the information below from EPA:

Thank you for your interest in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization’s (OSDBU) April 20, 2017 webinar in implementing EO 13777: Enforcing the Regulatory Agenda.  The purpose of the meeting is to hear from you, our external stakeholders, which rules and regulations you believe should be repealed, replaced, or modified, consistent with applicable law.   This information will assist OSDBU in making informed recommendations to the Agency’s Regulatory Reform Task Force and will further assist the Agency as it evaluates existing regulations and identifies those that should be repealed, replaced or modified.


The webinar will take place on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 12:30pm until 3:30pm.  A link to register has already been sent to you by Paula Hoag or in some cases, will be sent to you by Paula later this afternoon.  Please do complete the process of registering, once you receive the link.  If you have any questions regarding the link, once you have received it, please contact Paula Hoag at hoag.paula@epa.gov.  The opportunity to include anyone additional to receive the link, is closed.


This meeting will provide an opportunity for you to share with EPA your views and recommendations.  Presenters will be afforded five minutes to present their views.


Based on input from many of you, some of the oral presentations will focus on these topics:


1.)    Clean Power Plan – Ned Hutchinson

2.)    Beneficial Use of Sewage Sludge –  Chad Sledge

3.)    Water Systems Regulations in Texas- Bruce Motheral

4.)    NESHAP Autobody Rule – Tony Pendola

5.)    NSPS JJJ Drycleaning Rules – Tony Pendola

6.)    Overlap/redundancy between the EPA Title V Permit and the TCEQ NSR Permit-  Laura Rectenwald

7.)    NPDES/ 40 CFR 63 Limitations- Laura Rectenwald

8.)    Steele Tanks/Convenience Stores – Jack Burgess

9.)    National Ambient Air Quality Standards- Stephen Pavel

10.) Water Regulations – Nick Russo

11.)  Role of Clean Water, Air and Stable Climate – Eric S. Miller

Also presenting oral presentations are 12.  Danielle Cioce 13.  Bradley Mannis 14. Danny Reynolds 15. La Ronda Bowen and 16.  Heidi McAuliffe

Please mute your line when not presenting.  I will call each presenter’s name at the appointed slot (see order above).  I ask that you adhere to the five minute limit.  At the end of your five minutes, I will thank you for your comments and prepare to call on the next speaker.  In addition to your oral presentation, please provide comments to the docket (click on third link below).  If you are interested in other EPA stakeholder meetings, please click on the second link below.





Thank you for your assistance and cooperation in supporting these important forums for the small business community.  We look forward to hearing from you.



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