Commission Information Collection Activities, Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension, 16133-16134 [E6-4592]

Download as PDF 16133 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 61 / Thursday, March 30, 2006 / Notices Number of responses per respondent (2) Average burden hours per response (3) Total annual burden hours (1) × (2) × (3) 13 cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Number of respondents annually (1) 1 35,620 15,744,040 Estimated cost burden to respondents is $62,430,000. ($7,800,000 (traditional process) + $17,600,000 (alternative process) + $37,030,000 (integrated process). These costs were determined by the percentage of applicants that would be using each of these processes. Annualized costs per project $2,600,000 (traditional); $2,200,000 (alternative licensing) and $1,610,000 (integrated licensing). 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:32 Mar 29, 2006 Jkt 208001 technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4591 Filed 3–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC06–714–000; FERC Form 714] Commission Information Collection Activities, Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension March 23, 2006. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of section 3506(c)(2)(a) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 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 May 30, 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/docsfiling/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 Secretary of the Commission, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426 and refer to Docket No. IC06–714–000. 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:// PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Form–714 ‘‘Annual Electric Control and Planning Area Report’’ (OMB No. 1902–0140, expiration date October 31, 2006) is used by the Commission to carry out its responsibilities in implementing the statutory provisions of sections 202, 207, 210, 211–213 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as amended (49 Stat. 838; 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r) and particularly sections 304–309 and 311, as well as Energy Policy Act sections 1211, 1221, 1231, 1241 and 1242. The Commission implements the Form 714 filing requirements in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) under 18 CFR section 141.51. Through FERC Form 714, the Commission gathers electric transmission system operating and planning information, from control area operations and from utilities charged with resource planning and demand forecasting for planning areas that have an annual peak demand greater than 200 megawatts. This information is used in evaluating transmission system reliability and performance, wholesale rate investigations, and wholesale market under emerging competitive forces. 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\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 16134 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 61 / Thursday, March 30, 2006 / Notices Number of responses per respondent (2) Average burden hours per response (3) Total annual burden hours (1)×(2)×(3) 215 cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Number of respondents annually (1) 1 50 10,750 The estimated total annual cost to respondents is $606,347. (10,750 burden hours/2080 work hours per year × $117,321 annual average salary per employee). The estimated annual cost per respondent is $2,820. 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 15:32 Mar 29, 2006 Jkt 208001 e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4592 Filed 3–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4590 Filed 3–29–06; 8:45 am] [Docket No. ER05–849–003] California Independent System Operator Corporation; Notice of Compliance Filing Take notice that on March 16, 2006, the California Independent System Operator Corporation tendered for filing in compliance with Commission Order issued June 22, 2005, Amendment No. 68 that allows generators operating under the ISO tariff to self-supply their Station Power requirements from either on-site or remote supply. 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, 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 on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant and all the parties in this proceeding. 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 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. Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY March 23, 2006. PO 00000 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. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on April 6, 2006. Sfmt 4703 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP03–41–003] Dominion Transmission, Inc.; Notice of Filing March 23, 2006. Take notice that on March 15, 2006, Dominion Transmission, Inc. (Dominion), 120 Tredegar Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, filed an abbreviated application pursuant to section 7 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Part 157 of the Commission’s Rules and Regulations, seeking to clarify the nameplate horsepower ratings for the turbine engine/compressor units at Mockingbird Hill and Quantico compressor stations in Wetzel County, West Virginia and Fauquier County, Virginia, respectively. This filing is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. On September 11, 2003, the Commission issued a certificate in Docket No. CP03–41–000 authorizing Dominion to construct, install, own, operate, and maintain the Mockingbird Hill compressor station with a 5,000 nominal horsepower (HP) turbine engine/compressor unit; and the E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 61 (Thursday, March 30, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16133-16134]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-4592]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. IC06-714-000; FERC Form 714]


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

March 23, 2006.
AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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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. 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 May 30, 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-filing/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 Secretary of the Commission, Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426 and refer to 
Docket No. IC06-714-000.
    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 Form-714 ``Annual Electric Control and Planning 
Area Report'' (OMB No. 1902-0140, expiration date October 31, 2006) is 
used by the Commission to carry out its responsibilities in 
implementing the statutory provisions of sections 202, 207, 210, 211-
213 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as amended (49 Stat. 838; 16 U.S.C. 
791a-825r) and particularly sections 304-309 and 311, as well as Energy 
Policy Act sections 1211, 1221, 1231, 1241 and 1242. The Commission 
implements the Form 714 filing requirements in the Code of Federal 
Regulations (CFR) under 18 CFR section 141.51.
    Through FERC Form 714, the Commission gathers electric transmission 
system operating and planning information, from control area operations 
and from utilities charged with resource planning and demand 
forecasting for planning areas that have an annual peak demand greater 
than 200 megawatts. This information is used in evaluating transmission 
system reliability and performance, wholesale rate investigations, and 
wholesale market under emerging competitive forces.
    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          Number of       Average burden     Total annual
   respondents       responses per        hours per       burden hours
   annually (1)      respondent (2)     response (3)       (1)x(2)x(3)
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215                              1                 50            10,750
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    The estimated total annual cost to respondents is $606,347. (10,750 
burden hours/2080 work hours per year x $117,321 annual average salary 
per employee). The estimated annual cost per respondent is $2,820.
    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. E6-4592 Filed 3-29-06; 8:45 am]
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