Commission Information Collection Activities, Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension, 3065-3066 [E6-552]

Download as PDF 3065 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 12 / Thursday, January 19, 2006 / Notices Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total annual burden hours (1) (2) (3) (1)×(2)×(3) 8 ................................................................................................................................................... sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Number of respondents annually 1 800 800 Estimated cost burden to respondents is $5,421. (800 hours/2080 hours per year times $112,767 per year average per employee = $43,372). The cost per respondent is $5,421.00. The reporting burden includes the total time, effort, or financial resources expended to generate, maintain, retain, disclose, or provide the information including: (1) Reviewing instructions; (2) developing, acquiring, installing, and utilizing technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, verifying, processing, maintaining, disclosing and providing information; (3) adjusting the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements; (4) training personnel to respond to a collection of information; (5) searching data sources; (6) completing and reviewing the collection of information; and (7) transmitting, or otherwise disclosing the information. The estimate of cost for respondents is based upon salaries for professional and clerical support, as well as direct and indirect overhead costs. Direct costs include all costs directly attributable to providing this information, such as administrative costs and the cost for information technology. Indirect or overhead costs are costs incurred by an organization in support of its mission. These costs apply to activities which benefit the whole organization rather than any one particular function or activity. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed 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 of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:38 Jan 18, 2006 Jkt 208001 e.g. permitting electronic submission of responses. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–551 Filed 1–18–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC06–716A–000; FERC–716A] Commission Information Collection Activities, Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension January 11, 2006. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of section 3506(c)(2)(a) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. No. 104–13), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described below. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due March 10, 2006. ADDRESSES: Copies of sample filings of the proposed collection of information can be obtained from the Commission’s Web site (http://www.ferc.gov/docsfilings/elibrary.asp) or from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Attn: Michael Miller, Office of the Executive Director, ED–34, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. Comments may be filed either in paper format or electronically. Those parties filing electronically do not need to make a paper filing. For paper filing, the original and 14 copies of such comments should be submitted to the Office of the Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426 and refer to Docket No. IC06–716A–000. Documents filed electronically via the Internet must be prepared in WordPerfect, MS Word, Portable Document Format, or ASCII format. To file the document, access the PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov and click on ‘‘Make an Efiling’’, and then follow the instructions for each screen. First time users will have to establish a user name and password. The Commission will send an automatic acknowledgement to the sender’s e-mail address upon receipt of comments. All comments may be viewed, printed or downloaded remotely via the Internet through FERC’s homepage using the eLibrary link. For user assistance, contact FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Miller may be reached by telephone at (202) 502–8415, by fax at (202) 273–0873, and by e-mail at michael.miller@ferc.gov. The information collected under the requirements of FERC–716A ‘‘Application for Transmission Services Under Section 211 of the Federal Power Act’’ (OMB No. 1902–0168) is used by the Commission to implement the statutory provisions of sections 211 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) 16 U.S.C. (824) as amended by the Energy Policy Act 1992 (Pub. L. 102–486) 106 Stat. 2776. Under section 211, the Commission may order transmission services if it finds that such action would be in the public interest and would not unreasonably impair the continued reliability of systems affected by the order. Section 211 allows any electric utility, Federal power marketing agency or any other person generating electric energy for sale or resale to apply to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for an order and notify the affected parties. The Commission uses the information to carry out its responsibilities under Part II of the Federal Power Act. The requirements in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) under 18 CFR Part 36. Action: The Commission is requesting a three-year extension of the current expiration date, with no changes to the existing collection of data. Burden Statement: Public reporting burden for this collection is estimated as: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\19JAN1.SGM 19JAN1 3066 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 12 / Thursday, January 19, 2006 / Notices Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total annual burden hours (1) (2) (3) (1)×(2)×(3) 8 ................................................................................................................................................... sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Number of respondents annually 1 2.5 hours 20 hours Estimated cost burden to respondents is $1,084. (25 hours/2080 hours per year times $112,767 per year average per employee = $ 1,084). The cost per respondent is $136.00. The reporting burden includes the total time, effort, or financial resources expended to generate, maintain, retain, disclose, or provide the information including: (1) Reviewing instructions; (2) developing, acquiring, installing, and utilizing technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, verifying, processing, maintaining, disclosing and providing information; (3) adjusting the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements; (4) training personnel to respond to a collection of information; (5) searching data sources; (6) completing and reviewing the collection of information; and (7) transmitting, or otherwise disclosing the information. The estimate of cost for respondents is based upon salaries for professional and clerical support, as well as direct and indirect overhead costs. Direct costs include all costs directly attributable to providing this information, such as administrative costs and the cost for information technology. Indirect or overhead costs are costs incurred by an organization in support of its mission. These costs apply to activities which benefit the whole organization rather than any one particular function or activity. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed 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 of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:38 Jan 18, 2006 Jkt 208001 e.g. permitting electronic submission of responses. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–552 Filed 1–18–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RP99–301–138] ANR Pipeline Company; Notice of Negotiated Rate Filing January 11, 2006. Take notice that on January 5, 2006, ANR Pipeline Company (ANR) tendered for filing and approval a secondary point amendment to an existing negotiated rate service agreement between ANR and DTE Energy Trading, Inc. ANR requests that the Commission accept and approve the subject point amendment to be effective January 5, 2006. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed in accordance with the provisions of § 154.210 of the Commission’s regulations (18 CFR 154.210). Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date need not serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–544 Filed 1–18–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. IS01–504–002; IS03–74–001] BP Transportation (Alaska) Inc.; Notice of Amendment Settlement January 10, 2006. Take notice that on December 13, 2005, The State of Alaska (Alaska) and BP Transportation (Alaska) Inc., (BPTA) jointly filed a request that the Commission approve the First Amendment to the Northstar Interstate Settlement (First Amendment) which Alaska and BPTA executed effective December 13, 2005. The First Amendment amends the Settlement Agreement, Northstar Oil Pipeline (NSA) dated May 14, 2003, between Alaska and BPTA, and provide that maximum rate for interstate and intrastate service will be calculated in the identical manner. BPTA and Alaska entered the NSA and, the Commission approved the NSA on July 23, 2003, finding it to be in the public interest. BP Transportation (Alaska) Inc., 104 FERC ¶ 61,112 (2003). Alaska and BPTA respectfully request that the Commission issue an order approving the First Amendment as in the public interest. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in E:\FR\FM\19JAN1.SGM 19JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 12 (Thursday, January 19, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3065-3066]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-552]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. IC06-716A-000; FERC-716A]


Commission Information Collection Activities, Proposed 
Collection; Comment Request; Extension

January 11, 2006.
AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection and request for 
comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of section 3506(c)(2)(a) 
of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. No. 104-13), the 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is soliciting public 
comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described 
below.

DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due March 10, 
2006.

ADDRESSES: Copies of sample filings of the proposed collection of 
information can be obtained from the Commission's Web site (http://
www.ferc.gov/docs-filings/elibrary.asp) or from the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, Attn: Michael Miller, Office of the Executive 
Director, ED-34, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. Comments 
may be filed either in paper format or electronically. Those parties 
filing electronically do not need to make a paper filing. For paper 
filing, the original and 14 copies of such comments should be submitted 
to the Office of the Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 
888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426 and refer to Docket No. 
IC06-716A-000. Documents filed electronically via the Internet must be 
prepared in WordPerfect, MS Word, Portable Document Format, or ASCII 
format. To file the document, access the Commission's Web site at 
http://www.ferc.gov and click on ``Make an E-filing'', and then follow 
the instructions for each screen. First time users will have to 
establish a user name and password. The Commission will send an 
automatic acknowledgement to the sender's e-mail address upon receipt 
of comments.
    All comments may be viewed, printed or downloaded remotely via the 
Internet through FERC's homepage using the eLibrary link. For user 
assistance, contact FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at (866) 
208-3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Miller may be reached by 
telephone at (202) 502-8415, by fax at (202) 273-0873, and by e-mail at 
michael.miller@ferc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The information collected under the 
requirements of FERC-716A ``Application for Transmission Services Under 
Section 211 of the Federal Power Act'' (OMB No. 1902-0168) is used by 
the Commission to implement the statutory provisions of sections 211 of 
the Federal Power Act (FPA) 16 U.S.C. (824) as amended by the Energy 
Policy Act 1992 (Pub. L. 102-486) 106 Stat. 2776. Under section 211, 
the Commission may order transmission services if it finds that such 
action would be in the public interest and would not unreasonably 
impair the continued reliability of systems affected by the order. 
Section 211 allows any electric utility, Federal power marketing agency 
or any other person generating electric energy for sale or resale to 
apply to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for an order and 
notify the affected parties.
    The Commission uses the information to carry out its 
responsibilities under Part II of the Federal Power Act. The 
requirements in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) under 18 CFR Part 
36.
    Action: The Commission is requesting a three-year extension of the 
current expiration date, with no changes to the existing collection of 
data.
    Burden Statement: Public reporting burden for this collection is 
estimated as:

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                                                                  Number of      Average burden
                Number of respondents annually                  responses per      hours per       Total annual
                                                                  respondent        response       burden hours
(1)                                                                       (2)              (3)      (1)x(2)x(3)
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8............................................................               1        2.5 hours         20 hours
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    Estimated cost burden to respondents is $1,084. (25 hours/2080 
hours per year times $112,767 per year average per employee = $ 1,084). 
The cost per respondent is $136.00.
    The reporting burden includes the total time, effort, or financial 
resources expended to generate, maintain, retain, disclose, or provide 
the information including: (1) Reviewing instructions; (2) developing, 
acquiring, installing, and utilizing technology and systems for the 
purposes of collecting, validating, verifying, processing, maintaining, 
disclosing and providing information; (3) adjusting the existing ways 
to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements; 
(4) training personnel to respond to a collection of information; (5) 
searching data sources; (6) completing and reviewing the collection of 
information; and (7) transmitting, or otherwise disclosing the 
information.
    The estimate of cost for respondents is based upon salaries for 
professional and clerical support, as well as direct and indirect 
overhead costs. Direct costs include all costs directly attributable to 
providing this information, such as administrative costs and the cost 
for information technology. Indirect or overhead costs are costs 
incurred by an organization in support of its mission. These costs 
apply to activities which benefit the whole organization rather than 
any one particular function or activity.
    Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed 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 of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology e.g. permitting electronic submission of 
responses.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-552 Filed 1-18-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P