Review of Cost Submittals by Other Federal Agencies for Administering Part I of the Federal Power Act; Notice of Technical Conference, 14216 [2017-05306]

Download as PDF 14216 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 51 / Friday, March 17, 2017 / Notices category was averaged over 2014–2016.3 The response requirements included in this category were complete within 18 months of the effective date of the standard 4 or by 10/1/2015. Due to completion, the corresponding 304 annual burden hours are now being removed. Type of Respondents: NERC Registered entities (specifically balancing authorities, generator owners, generator operators). Estimate of Annual Burden: 5 The Commission estimates the annual public reporting burden for the information collection as: FERC–725T (MANDATORY RELIABILITY STANDARDS FOR THE BULK-POWER SYSTEM: TRE RELIABILITY STANDARDS) Number of respondents Annual number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden and cost per response 6 Total annual burden hours and total annual cost Cost per respondent ($) (1) (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) (5) ÷ (1) Maintenance and Submission of Event Log Data. Evidence Retention ................... 71 1 1 16 hrs.; $1,029 ...... 16 hrs.; $1,029 ...... $1,029 8 130 1 130 2 hrs.; $76 ............. 260 hrs.; $9,815 .... $76 Total ................................... ........................ ........................ 131 ............................... 276 hrs.; $10,844 .. ........................ In an order issued on October 8, 2004, the Commission set forth a guideline for Other Federal Agencies (OFAs) to submit their costs related to Administering Part I of the Federal Power Act. Order On Rehearing Consolidating Administrative Annual Charges Bill Appeals And Modifying Annual Charges Billing Procedures, 109 FERC 61,040 (2004) (October 8 Order). The Commission required OFAs to submit their costs using the OFA Cost Submission Form. The October 8 Order also announced that a technical conference would be held for the purpose of reviewing the submitted cost forms and detailed supporting documentation. The Commission will hold a technical conference for reviewing the submitted OFA costs. The purpose of the conference will be for OFAs and licensees to discuss costs reported in the forms and any other supporting documentation or analyses. The technical conference will be held on April 6, 2017, in Conference Room 3M–1 at the Commission’s headquarters, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC. The technical conference will begin at 2:00 p.m. (EST). The technical conference will also be transcribed. Those interested in obtaining a copy of the transcript immediately for a fee should contact the Ace-Federal Reporters, Inc., at 202–347– 3700, or 1–800–336–6646. Two weeks after the post-forum meeting, the transcript will be available for free on the Commission’s e-library system. Anyone without access to the Commission’s Web site or who has 3 The total annual figure for this response category was 304 hours. 4 The effective date of the standard was 4/1/2014. 5 Burden is defined as the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. For further explanation of what is included in the information collection burden, reference 5 Code of Federal Regulations 1320.3. 6 The estimates for cost per hour are based on 2015 wage figures and derived as follows: • $64.29/hour, the average salary plus benefits per engineer (from Bureau of Labor Statistics at https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/naics2_22.htm) • $37.75/hour, the salary plus benefits per information and record clerks (from Bureau of Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: March 10, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–05309 Filed 3–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. AD17–1–000] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Review of Cost Submittals by Other Federal Agencies for Administering Part I of the Federal Power Act; Notice of Technical Conference VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:02 Mar 16, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 questions about the technical conference should contact Norman Richardson at (202) 502–6219 or via email at annualcharges@ferc.gov. FERC conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free (866) 208–3372 (voice), (202) 208–8659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202–208–2106 with the required accommodations. Dated: March 10, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–05306 Filed 3–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP17–28–000] Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the 2017 Expansion Project On December 30, 2016, Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (Eastern Shore) filed an application in Docket No. CP17–28–000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and operate certain natural gas pipeline facilities. Eastern Shore’s proposal is known as the 2017 Labor Statistics at https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/ naics2_22.htm) All calculated wage figures within the burden table are rounded to the nearest dollar. 7 BA (balancing authority). 8 BA (balancing authority), GO (generator owner), and GOP (generator operator). E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. AD17-1-000]


Review of Cost Submittals by Other Federal Agencies for 
Administering Part I of the Federal Power Act; Notice of Technical 
Conference

    In an order issued on October 8, 2004, the Commission set forth a 
guideline for Other Federal Agencies (OFAs) to submit their costs 
related to Administering Part I of the Federal Power Act. Order On 
Rehearing Consolidating Administrative Annual Charges Bill Appeals And 
Modifying Annual Charges Billing Procedures, 109 FERC 61,040 (2004) 
(October 8 Order). The Commission required OFAs to submit their costs 
using the OFA Cost Submission Form. The October 8 Order also announced 
that a technical conference would be held for the purpose of reviewing 
the submitted cost forms and detailed supporting documentation.
    The Commission will hold a technical conference for reviewing the 
submitted OFA costs. The purpose of the conference will be for OFAs and 
licensees to discuss costs reported in the forms and any other 
supporting documentation or analyses.
    The technical conference will be held on April 6, 2017, in 
Conference Room 3M-1 at the Commission's headquarters, 888 First Street 
NE., Washington, DC. The technical conference will begin at 2:00 p.m. 
(EST).
    The technical conference will also be transcribed. Those interested 
in obtaining a copy of the transcript immediately for a fee should 
contact the Ace-Federal Reporters, Inc., at 202-347-3700, or 1-800-336-
6646. Two weeks after the post-forum meeting, the transcript will be 
available for free on the Commission's e-library system. Anyone without 
access to the Commission's Web site or who has questions about the 
technical conference should contact Norman Richardson at (202) 502-6219 
or via email at annualcharges@ferc.gov.
    FERC conferences are accessible under section 508 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please 
send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free (866) 208-
3372 (voice), (202) 208-8659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202-208-2106 with 
the required accommodations.

    Dated: March 10, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-05306 Filed 3-16-17; 8:45 am]
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