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Air Plan Approval; Georgia; Regional Haze Progress Report
Document Number: 2017-17229
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Georgia, Department of Natural Resources, through the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GA EPD) on January 8, 2014. Georgia's January 8, 2014, SIP revision (Progress Report) addresses requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act) and EPA's rules that require each state to submit periodic reports describing progress towards reasonable progress goals (RPGs) established for regional haze and a determination of the adequacy of the state's existing SIP addressing regional haze (regional haze plan). EPA is proposing to approve Georgia's determination that the State's regional haze plan is adequate to meet these RPGs for the first implementation period covering through 2018 and requires no substantive revision at this time.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2017-17224
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Air Plan Approval; South Carolina; Interstate Transport (Prongs 1 and 2) for the 2010 1-Hour NO2
Document Number: 2017-17223
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a revision to the South Carolina State Implementation Plan (SIP), submitted by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), on December 7, 2016, addressing the Clean Air Act (CAA) interstate transport (prongs 1 and 2) infrastructure SIP requirements for the 2010 1-hour Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). The CAA requires that each state adopt and submit a SIP for the implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of each NAAQS promulgated by EPA, commonly referred to as an ``infrastructure SIP.'' Specifically, EPA is proposing to approve South Carolina's December 7, 2016, SIP submission addressing prongs 1 and 2 to ensure that air emissions in the State do not significantly contribute to nonattainment or interfere with maintenance of the 2010 1-hour NO2 NAAQS in any other state.
Air Plan Approval; Alabama: Prevention of Significant Deterioration Updates
Document Number: 2017-17220
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve portions of revisions to Alabama's State Implementation Plan (SIP), submitted by the State of Alabama, through the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), on May 8, 2013, and August 23, 2016. The portions of these SIP revisions that EPA proposes to approve relate to the State's Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permitting program. This action is being proposed pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act).
Endangered and Threatened Species; Initiation of a Status Review for Alewife and Blueback Herring Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Document Number: 2017-17218
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, announce the initiation of a new status review of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) and blueback herring (Alosa aestivalis) to determine whether listing either species as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act is warranted. A comprehensive status review must be based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review. Therefore, we are asking the public to provide such information on alewife and blueback herring that has become available since the listing determination in 2013.
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2017-17217
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission's consideration concerning negotiated service agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Document Number: 2017-17216
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the Coronado Beach (George Musson) Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 845, at New Smyrna Beach, FL. This rule will change the existing 20 minute opening schedule to a 30 minute opening schedule between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. The rule will also add the local bridge name to the regulation published in the Code of Federal Regulations, George Musson/Coronado Beach (SR44).
Special Local Regulation; Mobile River, Mobile, AL
Document Number: 2017-17215
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation on the Mobile River, Mobile, AL. The special local regulation is needed to protect the persons participating in the Rubber Ducky Regatta marine event. This rule restricts transit into, through, and within the regulated area unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Mobile.
Food Additives Permitted in Feed and Drinking Water of Animals; Gamma-Linolenic Acid Safflower Oil
Document Number: 2017-17214
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we or the Agency) is amending the regulations for food additives permitted in feed and drinking water of animals to provide for the safe use of oil from a variety of bioengineered safflower as a source of omega-6 fatty acids in complete dry adult maintenance dog food. This action is in response to a food additive petition filed by Arcadia Biosciences, Inc.
[PHMSA-2016-0009] NEXUS Gas Transmission, L.L.C.; [PHMSA-2016- 0072] Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.; Pipeline Safety: Requests for Special Permit
Document Number: 2017-17213
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is extending the public comment period by 60 days for two special permit requests and to announce that the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for each request is now available in the respective docket for review and comments. At the conclusion of the extended comment period, PHMSA will review the comments received for each notice as part of its evaluation to grant or deny the special permit requests.
Energy Conservation Program: General Service Incandescent Lamps and Other Incandescent Lamps Request for Data
Document Number: 2017-17212
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) seeks annual domestic sales and shipment data for general service incandescent lamps (GSILs) and other incandescent lamps. DOE intends to use this sales data from stakeholders to inform its decision on whether to amend standards for GSILs.
Importation of Hass Avocados From Colombia
Document Number: 2017-17211
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are amending the regulations to allow the importation of fresh Hass avocado fruit from Colombia into the continental United States. As a condition of entry, fresh Hass avocado fruit from Colombia will have to be produced in accordance with a systems approach that includes orchard and packinghouse requirements and port of entry inspection. The fruit will also be required to be imported in commercial consignments and accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the national plant protection organization of Colombia with an additional declaration stating that the fruit has been produced in accordance with the requirements. This action will allow for the importation of fresh Hass avocado fruit from Colombia while continuing to provide protection against the introduction of plant pests into the continental United States.
2025 Power Marketing Plan
Document Number: 2017-17210
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
The Department of Energy (DOE), Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), announces its final 2025 Power Marketing Plan (Marketing Plan) for the Sierra Nevada Region (SNR). On December 31, 2024, all of SNR's long-term power sales contracts will expire. This notice responds to comments received on the Proposed 2025 Power Marketing Plan (Proposed Plan) and sets forth the Marketing Plan. The Marketing Plan specifies the terms and conditions under which WAPA will market power from the Central Valley Project (CVP) and the Washoe Project beginning January 1, 2025. This Marketing Plan supersedes all previous marketing plans for these projects. WAPA will offer new contracts for the sale of power to existing customers as more fully described in the Marketing Plan. Entities who wish to apply for a new allocation of power from WAPA, and who meet the criteria defined in the Marketing Plan, should submit formal applications. Application procedures will be set forth in the Call for 2025 Resource Pool Applications in a separate Federal Register notice to be published after the Marketing Plan is applicable.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations in the OCS-General
Document Number: 2017-17209
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of the Interior
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements in BSEE's regulations concerning, Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations in the OCS General. This notice also provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the revised paperwork burden of these regulatory requirements.
Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2017-17208
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (Act) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The Act requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
The Food and Drug Administration's Proposed Method for Adjusting Data on Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed for Use in Food-Producing Animals Using a Biomass Denominator; Availability
Document Number: 2017-17206
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability for public comment of a proposed method for applying a food animal biomass denominator to annual data on antimicrobials sold and distributed for use in food animals in the United States. This method will allow us to obtain a corrected estimate of antimicrobial drug sales relative to the animal population potentially being treated with those drugs, thereby lending further context to the antimicrobial sales data we are collecting and analyzing.
Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit; Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for BAE Hollister Test Facility, San Benito County, California
Document Number: 2017-17205
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received a request from BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P., for an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. The permit would authorize take of the federally endangered San Joaquin kit fox and the threatened California red-legged frog and California tiger salamander, incidental to otherwise lawful soil remediation activities associated with the BAE Hollister Test Facility Habitat Conservation Plan. We invite public comment.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Housatonic River, Stratford, CT
Document Number: 2017-17201
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Metro-North (Devon) Bridge across the Housatonic River, mile 3.9, at Stratford, Connecticut. The deviation is necessary to complete repairs to the movable span and allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for approximately one month during weekdays and weeknights while opening during weekends if provided 24 hours of advance notice.
International Joint Commission: Invites Public Comment on Review of Emergency Levels for Rainy and Namakan Lakes
Document Number: 2017-17200
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of State
The International Joint Commission (IJC) announced today that it is inviting public comment on Emergency Levels for Rainy and Namakan Lakes (also known as Rule Curves). Comments will be accepted at public hearings and by mail, email and on-line until September 1, 2017. Following receipt of the International Rainy and Namakan Lakes Rule Curves Study Board's final report in late June, the International Joint Commission will be holding public hearings in the basin on its own report. Draft Changes to the Rainy and Namakan Lakes Rule Curves for Public Comment. The Commission is considering proposed changes to its Orders of Approval for the emergency regulation of Rainy and Namakan Lakes that have been recommended by the Study.
Biodiesel From Argentina and Indonesia: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations
Document Number: 2017-17197
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-17196
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Reallotment of FY 2017 Funds
Document Number: 2017-17195
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
AIDD intends to reallot funds under authority of the Development Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 which states: ``If the Secretary determines that an amount of an allotment to a State for a period (of a fiscal year or longer) will not be required by the State during the period for the purpose for which the allotment was made, the Secretary may reallot the amount.'' AIDD will be reallotting FY 2017 funds awarded to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) and the Protection & Advocacy (P&A) agency located within the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. This determination is based on the limited reported expenditures and requests for reimbursement over the last several years from the SCDD and P&A in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The Puerto Rico SCDD will have up to $1.9 million rescinded and proportionately redistributed to the remaining SCDDs. SCDDs that receive FY 2017 realloted funds will have through the end of FY 2018 to obligate the funds and until the end of FY 2019 to liquidate the funds. The Puerto Rico P&A will have up to $550,000 rescinded and proportionately redistributed to the remaining P&As. P&As that receive the FY 2017 funds will have through the end of FY 2019 to spend the funds. Realloted funds for both the SCDDs and the P&As must be used according to the terms as outlined in the FY 2017 Notice of Award for each program.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-17193
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-17192
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Delaware Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-17191
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a meeting of the Delaware Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene by conference call, on Monday, September 18 at 10:00 a.m. (EDT). The purpose of the meeting is to make preparations for a briefing meeting on Policing in Communities of Color and Implicit Bias in Delaware, including refining the agenda and list of the invited expert presenters. The briefing meeting is planned for November and will be held in Wilmington, DE.
Security Zone; Protection of Military Cargo, Captain of the Port Zone Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 2017-17190
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Sitcum Waterway Security Zone, Commencement Bay, Washington, from Noon on August 12, 2017, through 11:59 p.m. on August 19, 2017, unless cancelled sooner by the Captain of the Port. This action is necessary for the security of Department of Defense assets and military cargo in the navigable waters of Puget Sound and adjacent waters. Entry into this security zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or their Designated Representative, or is otherwise provided by exemption or waiver provisions in these security zone regulations.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-17189
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; China Basin, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2017-17188
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the 3rd Street Drawbridge across China Basin, mile 0.0, at San Francisco, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow participants to cross the bridge during the San Francisco Giant Race Half Marathon. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Lender's Staff Appraisal Reviewer Application
Document Number: 2017-17186
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity: VBA Loan Guaranty Service Lender Satisfaction Survey
Document Number: 2017-17185
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Ankle Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire
Document Number: 2017-17184
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Neck (Cervical Spine) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire
Document Number: 2017-17183
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Offer To Purchase and Contract of Sale, Credit Statement of Prospective Purchaser, and Addendum to VA Form (VIRGINIA)
Document Number: 2017-17182
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Requirements for Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loans
Document Number: 2017-17181
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comments in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Information From Remarried Widow/er
Document Number: 2017-17180
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Dioctyl Terephthalate (DOTP) From Korea; Determination
Document Number: 2017-17178
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Uncoated Groundwood Paper From Canada; Institution of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2017-17177
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-584 and 731-TA-1382 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of uncoated groundwood paper from Canada, provided for in subheadings 4801.00.01, 4802.61.10, 4802.61.20, 4802.61.30, 4802.61.31, 4802.61.60, 4802.62.10, 4802.62.20, 4802.62.30, 4802.62.61, 4802.69.10, 4802.69.20, and 4802.69.30 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and alleged to be subsidized by the Government of Canada. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by September 25, 2017. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by October 2, 2017.
Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burden
Document Number: 2017-17176
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Small Business Administration (SBA or Agency) is seeking input from the public on identifying which of the Agency's regulations should be repealed, replaced or modified because they are obsolete, unnecessary, ineffective, or burdensome. This process of evaluating and identifying such regulations comports with the mandate in various Executive Orders to reduce the number and costs of the regulations that federal agencies impose on the public.
Migratory Bird Hunting; Approval of Corrosion-Inhibited Copper Shot as Nontoxic for Waterfowl Hunting
Document Number: 2017-17175
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Having completed our review of the application materials for corrosion-inhibited copper shot, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (hereinafter Service or we) proposes to approve the shot for hunting waterfowl and coots. We have concluded that this type of shot left in terrestrial or aquatic environments is unlikely to adversely affect fish, wildlife, or their habitats. Approving this shot formulation would increase the nontoxic shot options for hunters.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2017-17174
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Oregon (FEMA-4328- DR), dated 08/08/2017. Incident: Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides. Incident Period: 01/07/2017 through 01/10/2017.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Establishment of Annual Catch Limits for the Subsistence Harvest of Bowhead Whales by Alaska Natives
Document Number: 2017-17173
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces its intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), in order to assess the impacts of issuing annual catch limits for the subsistence harvest of bowhead whales by Alaska Natives from 2019 onward. Publication of this document begins the official scoping period that will help identify issues and alternatives to be considered in the EIS.