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Regional Response Team, Region IX
Arizona, California, Nevada – All Hazard Response Support & Preparedness

MEXUSPAC Meeting

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SUBPART J
OF THE NATIONAL CONTINGENCY PLAN

REQUEST FOR COMMENT

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to amend Subpart J of the National Contingency Plan (NCP) requirements for the use of dispersants, and other chemical and biological agents to respond to oil spills in waters of the U.S. The public has the opportunity to comment on this proposed rule during a 90-day period following its publication in the Federal Register.

Comments must be received on or before 90 days after publication of the proposed rule in the Federal Register. Comments must be identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OPA-2006-0090, and submitted by one of the following methods:

  • Federal Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.
  • Mail: The mailing address of the docket for this rulemaking is EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OPA-2006-0090, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460.
  • Hand Delivery: Such deliveries are only accepted during the Docket’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information.

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