Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Commercial and Industrial Equipment, 61395 [05-21248]

Download as PDF 61395 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 204 Monday, October 24, 2005 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 10 CFR Part 430 [Docket No. EE–PS–2006–001] Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Commercial and Industrial Equipment Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of public meeting and availability. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE or Department) Building Technologies Program will hold a public meeting to discuss appliance standards scheduling issues. The Department is interested in receiving comments on the Department’s desire to bring all appliance rulemaking activities into compliance with the applicable statutory requirements. The Department will finalize its standards scheduling plan after consideration of comments received during and following the public meeting. DATES: The Department will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please submit written comments by Thursday, December 15, 2005. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20024. The DOE Web site at http:// www.eere.energy.gov/buildings/ appliance_standards/ 2006_schedule_setting contains background information, including: The list of rulemaking activities; summary data sheets for affected products; analysis spreadsheets; and other information. The Department welcomes your participation at the meeting as well as written comments. Written comments, data, and information regarding scheduling issues will be accepted no VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:14 Oct 21, 2005 Jkt 208001 later than the date provided in the DATES section. You may submit comments, identified for the 2006 Appliance Standards Schedule Setting, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: schedulesetting2006@ee.doe.gov. Include 2006 Appliance Standards Schedule Setting in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards-Jones, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, Mailstop EE–2J, 2006 Appliance Standards Schedule Setting, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 586–2945. Please submit one signed original. • Hand delivery/Courier: Ms. Brenda Edwards-Jones, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, Mailstop EE–2J, 2006 Appliance Standards Schedule Setting, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and reference the 2006 Appliance Standards Schedule Setting. Submit electronic comments in WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, PDF, or text (ASCII) format file; avoid the use of special characters or any form of encryption; and, wherever possible, include the electronic signature of the author. If you don’t include an electronic signature, you must authenticate comments by thereafter submitting the signed original paper document. No telefacsimiles (telefaxes) will be accepted. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to the U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 1J–018 Resources Room of the Building Technologies Program), 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, (202) 586–9127, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Please call Ms. Brenda Edwards-Jones at the above telephone number for additional information regarding visiting the Resource Room. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Graves, Esq., U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, EE–2J, 1000 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121, (202) 586– 1851, e-mail: Linda.Graves@ee.doe.gov, or Francine Pinto, Esq., or Thomas DePriest, Esq., U.S. Department of Energy, Office of General Counsel, GC– 72, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586–9507, e-mail: Francine.Pinto@hq.doe.gov, or Thomas.DePriest@hq.doe.gov, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department invites your participation in a public meeting to address how the Department will develop and implement a full compliance scheduling plan for appliance standards rulemaking activities. The Department particularly welcomes your perspective and assistance with respect to scheduling activities, given the enormous, competing demands on its resources. The meeting will be conducted in an informal, conference style. There will not be any discussion of proprietary information, costs or prices, market shares, or other commercial matters regulated by the U.S. antitrust laws. After the meeting and expiration of the period for submitting written statements, the Department will consider the comments received. If you would like to participate in the meeting or be added to the DOE mailing list to receive future notices and information regarding the energy conservation program for consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment, please contact Ms. Brenda Edwards-Jones at (202) 586–2945. Issued in Washington, DC, on October 19, 2005. Douglas L. Faulkner, Acting Assistant Secretary, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. 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Proposed Rules
                                                Federal Register
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 204 / Monday, October 24, 2005 / 
Proposed Rules

[[Page 61395]]



DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

10 CFR Part 430

[Docket No. EE-PS-2006-001]


Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Commercial 
and Industrial Equipment

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting and availability.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE or Department) Building 
Technologies Program will hold a public meeting to discuss appliance 
standards scheduling issues. The Department is interested in receiving 
comments on the Department's desire to bring all appliance rulemaking 
activities into compliance with the applicable statutory requirements. 
The Department will finalize its standards scheduling plan after 
consideration of comments received during and following the public 
meeting.

DATES: The Department will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, November 
15, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please submit written comments by 
Thursday, December 15, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20024.
    The DOE Web site at http://www.eere.energy.gov/buildings/
appliance_standards/2006_schedule_setting contains background 
information, including: The list of rulemaking activities; summary data 
sheets for affected products; analysis spreadsheets; and other 
information.
    The Department welcomes your participation at the meeting as well 
as written comments. Written comments, data, and information regarding 
scheduling issues will be accepted no later than the date provided in 
the DATES section.
    You may submit comments, identified for the 2006 Appliance 
Standards Schedule Setting, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: schedulesetting2006@ee.doe.gov. Include 2006 
Appliance Standards Schedule Setting in the subject line of the 
message.
     Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards-Jones, U.S. Department of Energy, 
Building Technologies Program, Mailstop EE-2J, 2006 Appliance Standards 
Schedule Setting, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585-
0121. Telephone: (202) 586-2945. Please submit one signed original.
     Hand delivery/Courier: Ms. Brenda Edwards-Jones, U.S. 
Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, Mailstop EE-2J, 
2006 Appliance Standards Schedule Setting, 1000 Independence Avenue, 
SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and reference the 2006 Appliance Standards Schedule Setting. Submit 
electronic comments in WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, PDF, or text 
(ASCII) format file; avoid the use of special characters or any form of 
encryption; and, wherever possible, include the electronic signature of 
the author. If you don't include an electronic signature, you must 
authenticate comments by thereafter submitting the signed original 
paper document. No telefacsimiles (telefaxes) will be accepted.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received, go to the U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal 
Building, Room 1J-018 Resources Room of the Building Technologies 
Program), 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, (202) 586-
9127, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays. Please call Ms. Brenda Edwards-Jones at the above telephone 
number for additional information regarding visiting the Resource Room.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Graves, Esq., U.S. Department of 
Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, EE-2J, 1000 
Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121, (202) 586-1851, e-
mail: Linda.Graves@ee.doe.gov, or Francine Pinto, Esq., or Thomas 
DePriest, Esq., U.S. Department of Energy, Office of General Counsel, 
GC-72, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-
9507, e-mail: Francine.Pinto@hq.doe.gov, or Thomas.DePriest@hq.doe.gov, 
respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department invites your participation in 
a public meeting to address how the Department will develop and 
implement a full compliance scheduling plan for appliance standards 
rulemaking activities. The Department particularly welcomes your 
perspective and assistance with respect to scheduling activities, given 
the enormous, competing demands on its resources.
    The meeting will be conducted in an informal, conference style. 
There will not be any discussion of proprietary information, costs or 
prices, market shares, or other commercial matters regulated by the 
U.S. antitrust laws.
    After the meeting and expiration of the period for submitting 
written statements, the Department will consider the comments received.
    If you would like to participate in the meeting or be added to the 
DOE mailing list to receive future notices and information regarding 
the energy conservation program for consumer products and commercial 
and industrial equipment, please contact Ms. Brenda Edwards-Jones at 
(202) 586-2945.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on October 19, 2005.
Douglas L. Faulkner,
Acting Assistant Secretary, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
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