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EPA Plain Writing Initiative

Sample Documents

Below you will find proposed and final rules that EPA produced in plain writing . You will also find guidance documents and other agency publications in plain writing.

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Proposed Rules

NESHAP: Manufacturing of Nutritional Yeast
Available in HTMLPDF (121kb, 20pp)

New Source Performance Standards for New Small Municipal Waste Combustion Units
Available in HTMLPDF (453kb, 33pp)

EPCRA Programs; Amendments to Hazardous Chemical Reporting Thresholds, Streamlining Requirements
Available in HTMLPDF (311kb, 50pp)

Requirements for Owners and Operators of Class V Injection Wells
Available in HTMLExcerpted PDF (70kb, 2pp)

Final Rules

Hazardous Remediation Waste Management Requirements (HWIR-Media)
Available in HTMLPDF (510kb, 75pp)

Reimbursement to Local Governments for Emergency Responses to Hazardous Substances Releases
Available in HTMLPDF (216kb, 14pp)

Other Documents

Fact sheet: EPA's Final Certification Decision for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
Available in PDF (40kb, 2pp)

Guidance document: NESHAP Off-Site Waste and Recovery Operations (OSWRO)
Available in PDF (37kb, 2pp)

Test Method: Air Quality
Available in PDF (56kb, 2pp)

Brochure: A Vital Tool to Protect Public Health and the Environment
Available in HTML

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