Petitions for Modification, 61473-61474 [05-21201]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 204 / Monday, October 24, 2005 / Notices OLMS recommends that you confirm receipt of your comment by contacting (202) 693–0123 (this is not a toll-free number). Individuals with hearing impairments may call (800) 877–8339 (TTY/TDD). Comments will be available for public inspection during normal business hours at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: In the Federal Register of August 29, 2005 (70 FR 51288), the Department published a request for information from the public. The request seeks information to assist the Department in determining whether to issue guidelines concerning the fiduciary obligations of union officers, agents, shop stewards and other representatives under the LMRDA. The request also asked for comments concerning what specific standards should be included in any such guidelines. Interested persons were invited to submit comments on or before October 28, 2005, 60 days after the publication of the notice. Based on separate requests by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America for additional time to prepare comments, the Department has decided to extend the comment period for an additional ninety days. The request for information is available on the web site maintained by OLMS at https://www.olms.dol.gov. (Anyone who is unable to access this information on the Internet can obtain the information by contacting the Employment Standards Administration at 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N–5605, Washington, DC 20210, at olms-mail@dol-esa.gov, or at (202) 693– 0122 (this is not a toll-free number). Individuals with hearing impairments may call 1–800–877–8339 (TTY/TDD). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 15:19 Oct 21, 2005 BILLING CODE 4510–CP–P Kay H. Oshel, Director of the Office of Policy, Reports and Disclosure, at: Kay H. Oshel, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment Standards Administration, Office of LaborManagement Standards, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N– 5605, Washington, DC 20210, olmspublic@dol.gov, (202) 693–1233 (this is not a toll-free number), (800) 877–8339 (TTY/TDD). E-mail: OLMS-REG–1215AB52@dol.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 Signed at Washington, DC, this 19th day of October, 2005. Victoria A. Lipnic, Assistant Secretary for Employment Standards. Don Todd, Deputy Assistant Secretary for LaborManagement Programs. [FR Doc. 05–21275 Filed 10–24–05; 8:45 am] Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration Petitions for Modification The following parties have filed petitions to modify the application of existing safety standards under section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. 1. Big Ridge, Inc. [Docket No. M–2005–067–C] Big Ridge, Inc., 420 Long Lane Road, Equality, Illinois 62934 has filed a petition to modify the application of 30 CFR 75.901 (Protection of low- and medium-voltage three-phase circuits used underground) to its Willow Lake Mine (MSHA I.D. No. 11–03054) located in Saline County, Illinois. The petitioner proposes to use a 480-volt, three-phase diesel-powered generator to move equipment throughout the Willow Lake Mine. The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative method would provide at least the same measure of protection as the existing standard. 2. Six M Coal Company [Docket No. M–2005–068–C] Six M Coal Company, 482 High Road, Ashland, Pennsylvania 17921 has filed a petition to modify the application of 30 CFR 75.1100–2(a)(2) (Quantity and location of firefighting equipment) to its No. 1 Slope Mine (MSHA I.D. No. 36– 09138) located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. The petitioner requests a modification of the existing standard to permit the use of portable fire extinguishers to replace existing requirements where rock dust, water cars, and other water storage equipped with three 10 quart pails are not practical. The petitioner proposes to use two portable fire extinguishers near the slope bottom and an additional portable fire extinguisher within 500 feet of the working face for equivalent fire protection at the No. 1 Slope Mine. The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative method would provide at least the same measure of protection as the existing standard. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61473 3. Twentymile Coal Company [Docket No. M–2005–069–C] Twentymile Coal Company, Gateway Center, Suite 1340, 401 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222 has filed a petition to modify the application of 30 CFR 75.500(d) (Permissible electric equipment) to its Foidel Creek Mine (MSHA I.D. No. 05– 03836) located in Routt County, Colorado. The petitioner requests a modification of the existing standard to permit the use of battery-powered nonpermissible surveying equipment in or inby the last open crosscut including in the return airways. The petitioner has listed in this petition for modification specific terms and conditions that will be followed when the proposed alternative method is implemented. The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative method would provide at least the same measure of protection as the existing standard. 4. Twentymile Coal Company [Docket No. M–2005–070–C] Twentymile Coal Company, Gateway Center, Suite 1340, 401 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222 has filed a petition to modify the application of 30 CFR 75.1002(a) (Installation of electric equipment and conductors; permissibility) to its Foidel Creek Mine (MSHA I.D. No. 05–03836) located in Routt County, Colorado. The petitioner requests a modification of the existing standard to permit the use of battery-powered non-permissible surveying equipment on longwall faces or within 150 feet of pillar workings. The petitioner has listed in this petition for modification specific terms and conditions that will be followed when the proposed alternative method is implemented. The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative method would provide at least the same measure of protection as the existing standard. Request for Comments Persons interested in these petitions are encouraged to submit comments via e-mail: zzMSHA-Comments@dol.gov; Fax: (202) 693–9441; or Regular Mail/ Hand Delivery/Courier: Mine Safety and Health Administration, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 22209. All comments must be postmarked or received in that office on or before November 23, 2005. Copies of these petitions are available for inspection at that address. E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1 61474 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 204 / Monday, October 24, 2005 / Notices Dated at Arlington, Virginia this 19th day of October 2005. Rebecca J. Smith, Acting Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances. [FR Doc. 05–21201 Filed 10–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES National Endowment for the Arts; Arts Advisory Panel Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), as amended, notice is hereby given that eight meetings of the Arts Advisory Panel to the National Council on the Arts will be held at the Nancy Hanks Center, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506 as follows: Music (application review A): November 7–10, 2005 in Room 714. A portion of this meeting, from 3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 10th, will be open to the public for policy discussion. The remainder of the meeting, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on November 7th through 9th, and from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on November 10th, will be closed. Presenting (application review A): November 14–16, 2005 in Room 716. This meeting, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on November 14th and 15th, and from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on November 16th, will be closed. Theater (application review A): November 15–18, 2005 in Room 714. A portion of this meeting, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17th, will be open to the public for policy discussion. The remainder of the meeting, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on November 15th and 16th, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on November 17th, and from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on November 18th, will be closed. Theater (application review B): November 18, 2005 in Room 714. This meeting, from 4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m., will be closed. Presenting (application review B): November 17–18, 2005 in Room 716. This meeting, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 17th and from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on November 18th, will be closed. Folk & Traditional Arts (application review): November 29–December 2, 2005 in Room 716. A portion of this meeting, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, December 2nd, will be open to the public for policy discussion. The remainder of the meeting, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on November 29th through VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:19 Oct 21, 2005 Jkt 208001 December 1st, and from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on December 2nd, will be closed. Local Arts Agencies (application review): November 29–30, 2005 in Room 730. This meeting, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 29th and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on November 30th, will be closed. Music (application review B): November 29–30, 2005 in Room 714. A portion of this meeting, from 4:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30th, will be open to the public for policy discussion. The remainder of the meeting, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on November 29th and from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and from 5:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on November 30th, will be closed. The closed portions of meetings are for the purpose of Panel review, discussion, evaluation, and recommendations on financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965, as amended, including information given in confidence to the agency. In accordance with the determination of the Chairman of April 8, 2005, these sessions will be closed to the public pursuant to subsection (c)(6) of section 552b of Title 5, United States Code. Any person may observe meetings, or portions thereof, of advisory panels that are open to the public, and if time allows, may be permitted to participate in the panel’s discussions at the discretion of the panel chairman. If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please contact the Office of AccessAbility, National Endowment for the Arts, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506, 202/682– 5532, TDY–TDD 202/682–5496, at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. Further information with reference to these meetings can be obtained from Ms. Kathy Plowitz-Worden, Office of Guidelines & Panel Operations, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC 20506, or call 202/682–5691. Dated: October 18, 2005. Kathy Plowitz-Worden, Panel Coordinator, Panel Operations, National Endowment for the Arts. [FR Doc. 05–21160 Filed 10–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7537–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES National Endowment for the Arts; President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities: Meeting #58 Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 L. 92–463), as amended, notice is hereby given that a meeting of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2005 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ending time is tentative). The meeting will be held at The Madison Hotel, the Mount Vernon Room—Salon B, 1177 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. Please be advised that, due to scheduling considerations, the starting time of the meeting may be delayed. Individuals interested in attending are encouraged to contact the President’s Committee to confirm the starting time. The Committee meeting will begin with a welcome, introductions, and announcements. Updates on Committee programs and activities will follow, including the recent U.S. Summit on Cultural and Heritage Tourism and youth arts and humanities projects. In addition, reports are anticipated on the condition of past Coming Up Taller awardees in the Gulf Region and a summary from Mr. Lawrence Reger, Executive Director, Heritage Preservation, on preservation/ conservation efforts in this region. In addition to hearing remarks from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the President’s Committee will continue discussion of its actions in international cultural relations. The meeting will adjourn after discussion of other business, as necessary, and closing remarks. The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities was created by Executive Order in 1982, which currently states that the ‘‘Committee shall advise, provide recommendations to, and assist the President, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services on matters relating to the arts and the humanities.’’ Any interested persons may attend as observers, on a space available basis, but seating is limited. Therefore, for this meeting, individuals wishing to attend are advised to contact Jenny Schmidt of the President’s Committee seven (7) days in advance of the meeting at (202) 682–5560 or write to the Committee at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 526, Washington, DC 20506. Further information with reference to this meeting can also be obtained from Ms. Schmidt. If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Ms. Schmidt through the Office of AccessAbility, National Endowment for E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration


Petitions for Modification

    The following parties have filed petitions to modify the 
application of existing safety standards under section 101(c) of the 
Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977.

1. Big Ridge, Inc.

[Docket No. M-2005-067-C]

    Big Ridge, Inc., 420 Long Lane Road, Equality, Illinois 62934 has 
filed a petition to modify the application of 30 CFR 75.901 (Protection 
of low- and medium-voltage three-phase circuits used underground) to 
its Willow Lake Mine (MSHA I.D. No. 11-03054) located in Saline County, 
Illinois. The petitioner proposes to use a 480-volt, three-phase 
diesel-powered generator to move equipment throughout the Willow Lake 
Mine. The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative method would 
provide at least the same measure of protection as the existing 
standard.

2. Six M Coal Company

[Docket No. M-2005-068-C]

    Six M Coal Company, 482 High Road, Ashland, Pennsylvania 17921 has 
filed a petition to modify the application of 30 CFR 75.1100-2(a)(2) 
(Quantity and location of firefighting equipment) to its No. 1 Slope 
Mine (MSHA I.D. No. 36-09138) located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. 
The petitioner requests a modification of the existing standard to 
permit the use of portable fire extinguishers to replace existing 
requirements where rock dust, water cars, and other water storage 
equipped with three 10 quart pails are not practical. The petitioner 
proposes to use two portable fire extinguishers near the slope bottom 
and an additional portable fire extinguisher within 500 feet of the 
working face for equivalent fire protection at the No. 1 Slope Mine. 
The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative method would 
provide at least the same measure of protection as the existing 
standard.

3. Twentymile Coal Company

[Docket No. M-2005-069-C]

    Twentymile Coal Company, Gateway Center, Suite 1340, 401 Liberty 
Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222 has filed a petition to modify 
the application of 30 CFR 75.500(d) (Permissible electric equipment) to 
its Foidel Creek Mine (MSHA I.D. No. 05-03836) located in Routt County, 
Colorado. The petitioner requests a modification of the existing 
standard to permit the use of battery-powered non-permissible surveying 
equipment in or inby the last open crosscut including in the return 
airways. The petitioner has listed in this petition for modification 
specific terms and conditions that will be followed when the proposed 
alternative method is implemented. The petitioner asserts that the 
proposed alternative method would provide at least the same measure of 
protection as the existing standard.

4. Twentymile Coal Company

[Docket No. M-2005-070-C]

    Twentymile Coal Company, Gateway Center, Suite 1340, 401 Liberty 
Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222 has filed a petition to modify 
the application of 30 CFR 75.1002(a) (Installation of electric 
equipment and conductors; permissibility) to its Foidel Creek Mine 
(MSHA I.D. No. 05-03836) located in Routt County, Colorado. The 
petitioner requests a modification of the existing standard to permit 
the use of battery-powered non-permissible surveying equipment on 
longwall faces or within 150 feet of pillar workings. The petitioner 
has listed in this petition for modification specific terms and 
conditions that will be followed when the proposed alternative method 
is implemented. The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative 
method would provide at least the same measure of protection as the 
existing standard.

Request for Comments

    Persons interested in these petitions are encouraged to submit 
comments via e-mail: zzMSHA-Comments@dol.gov; Fax: (202) 693-9441; or 
Regular Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Mine Safety and Health 
Administration, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 
Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 22209. All comments 
must be postmarked or received in that office on or before November 23, 
2005. Copies of these petitions are available for inspection at that 
address.


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    Dated at Arlington, Virginia this 19th day of October 2005.
Rebecca J. Smith,
Acting Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances.
[FR Doc. 05-21201 Filed 10-21-05; 8:45 am]
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