September 19, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.; Notice of Application
Document Number: E7-18388
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: E7-18387
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
East Kentucky Power Cooperative: Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Number: E7-18385
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency delivering the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Utilities Programs, hereinafter referred to as Rural Development, has made a finding of no significant impact (FONSI) with respect to a request for possible financing assistance to East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC) for the construction of two new Smith Station combustion turbine electric generating units (CTs), two new electric switching stations, and the 36-mile, Smith-West Garrard 345 kilovolt (kV) electric transmission line located in Clark, Madison, and Garrard Counties, Kentucky (Proposal).
Information Collection Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-18384
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency delivering the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Development Utilities Programs, hereinafter referred to as Rural Development and/or the Agency, invites comments on this information collection for which Rural Development intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Record of Decision for Restoration of Clear Zones and Stormwater Drainage Systems at Boca Chica Field, Naval Air Station, Key West, FL
Document Number: E7-18383
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy announces its decision to restore clear zones and stormwater drainage systems at Boca Chica Field, Naval Air Station, Key West, Florida. Restoration actions include a combination of controlled woody vegetation removal, salt marsh conversion, and future vegetation maintenance. Stormwater drainage system restoration includes the installation of aprons and wing walls on culverts and the replacement of several damaged undersized culverts.
Public Meetings on Service Standards and Measurement
Document Number: E7-18382
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On Monday, September 24, 2007, the Commission will host two public meetings related to implementation of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA) of 2006. Information obtained at these events will assist the Commission in meeting statutory requirements for consultation with the Postal Service on development of modern service standards. At the first meeting, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., representatives of the Mailers Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) will brief the Commission on final MTAC workgroup recommendations to the Postal Service on service standards and service measurement systems. This meeting will be broadcast live and will be accessible via the Internet from the Commission's Web site (http:// www.prc.gov). At the second meeting, which will begin at 1:30 p.m., there will be a discussion of retail service measurement and related issues with representatives of the American Postal Workers Union. Both events will be held in the Commission's main conference room and both will be open to the public.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Planetary Science Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: E7-18379
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Planetary Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The Meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting from the scientific community and other persons scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
American Renal Associates, Inc.; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: E7-18378
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices or unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Reemployment of Civilian Retirees To Meet Exceptional Employment Needs
Document Number: E7-18377
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Office of Personnel Management, Personnel Management Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing final regulations to amend the criteria under which OPM may grant dual compensation (salary offset) waivers on a case-by-case basis, or delegate waiver authority to agencies. The intended effect of these regulations is to more closely mirror the statutory authority and ensure that the Director and her designee(s) possess the full degree of discretion afforded by the statute in making particular decisions.
Desmedipham; Pesticide Tolerance
Document Number: E7-18373
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes a tolerance for residues of desmedipham in or on beet, garden, roots; beet, garden, tops and spinach. The Interregional Research Project No. 4 (IR-4) requested this tolerance under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Implementation of the Emerging Pathogens and Disinfection Hierarchy for Antimicrobial Products; Notice of Availability; Reopening of Comment Period
Document Number: E7-18372
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is reopening the comment period for a notice of availability concerning implementation of the emerging pathogens and disinfection hierarchy guidance for antimicrobial products published in the Federal Register of July 25, 2007. This document reopens the comment period for an additional 60 days. The comment period is reopened because additional time has been requested by several pesticide entities to prepare detailed comments on the planned implementation.
Trifloxystrobin; Pesticide Tolerance
Document Number: E7-18371
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes a tolerance for combined residues of Trifloxystrobin and the acid metabolite CGA-321113 in or on grass, forage and grass, hay. Bayer CropScience requested this tolerance under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Notice of Filing of Pesticide Petitions for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities
Document Number: E7-18362
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the initial filing of pesticide petitions proposing the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities.
Experimental Use Permit; Receipt of Application
Document Number: E7-18361
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces receipt of an application 56228-EUP-GO from the United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) requesting an experimental use permit (EUP) for the mammalian gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH). This is a new active ingredient. The Agency has determined that the application may be of regional and national significance. Therefore, in accordance with 40 CFR 172.11(a), the Agency is soliciting comments on this application.
Pesticide Registration Review; New Dockets Opened for Review and Comment
Document Number: E7-18356
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has established registration review dockets for the pesticides listed in the table in Unit III.A. With this document, EPA is opening the public comment period for these registration reviews. Registration review is EPA's periodic review of pesticide registrations to ensure that each pesticide continues to satisfy the statutory standard for registration, that is, the pesticide can perform its intended function without unreasonable adverse effects on human health or the environment. Registration review dockets contain information that will assist the public in understanding the types of information and issues that the Agency may consider during the course of registration reviews. Through this program, EPA is ensuring that each pesticide's registration is based on current scientific and other knowledge, including its effects on human health and the environment. This document also announces the Agency's intent not to open a registration review docket for liquid nitrogen. This pesticide does not currently have any actively registered pesticide products and is not, therefore, scheduled for review under the registration review program.
Tribal Pesticide Program Council; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: E7-18353
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Tribal Pesticide Program Council will hold a 2-1/2 day meeting, beginning on October 10, 2007 and ending October 12, 2007. This notice announces the location and times for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics.
Aviation Safety Inspector Airport Access
Document Number: E7-18349
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
Two rulemakings finalized several years ago removed regulatory language that implemented FAA Aviation Safety Inspector (ASI) statutory authority to access air operations areas, secured areas, and security identification display areas. This proposal reiterates and clarifies the authority of an ASI with the proper credentials to access air operations areas, secured areas, and security identification areas of an airport. The proposal would make sure ASIs have access to these areas of an airport so they can perform official duties in support of the FAA's safety mission.
Pendimethalin; Pesticide Tolerance
Document Number: E7-18259
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for combined residues of pendimethalin in or on artichoke, globe; asparagus; brassica head and stem, subgroup 5-A; and grape. Interregional Research Project Number 4 requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Nonappropriated-Fund Claims Regulations
Document Number: E7-18205
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
This rule reflects administrative changes to the regulations concerning the administrative processing of non-appropriated funds. The revisions will ensure the proper administrative processing and consideration of claims on behalf of and against the United States. This rule is being published by the Department of the Navy (DoN) for guidance and interest of the public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(1).
Personnel Claims Regulations
Document Number: E7-18204
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
This rule reflects administrative changes to the regulations concerning the administrative processing and consideration of claims on behalf of and against the United States. The revisions will ensure the proper administrative processing and consideration of claims on behalf of and against the United States. This rule is being published by the Department of the Navy for guidance and interest of the public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(1).
Affirmative Claims Regulations
Document Number: E7-18199
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
This rule reflects administrative changes to the regulations concerning the administrative processing and consideration of claims on behalf of and against the United States. The revisions will ensure the proper administrative processing and consideration of claims on behalf of and against the United States. This rule is being published by the Department of the Navy for guidance and interest of the public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(1).
General Claims Regulations
Document Number: E7-18198
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
This rule reflects administrative changes to the regulations concerning the administrative processing and consideration of claims on behalf of and against the United States. The revisions will ensure the proper administrative processing and consideration of claims on behalf of and against the United States. This rule is being published by the Department of the Navy for guidance and interest of the public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(1).
National Priorities List, Final Rule
Document Number: E7-18155
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (``CERCLA'' or ``the Act''), as amended, requires that the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (``NCP'') include a list of national priorities among the known releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants throughout the United States. The National Priorities List (``NPL'') constitutes this list. The NPL is intended primarily to guide the Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'' or ``the Agency'') in determining which sites warrant further investigation. These further investigations will allow EPA to assess the nature and extent of public health and environmental risks associated with the site and to determine what CERCLA-financed remedial action(s), if any, may be appropriate. This rule adds seven sites to the General Superfund Section of the NPL.
National Priorities List, Proposed Rule No. 47
Document Number: E7-18154
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (``CERCLA'' or ``the Act''), as amended, requires that the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (``NCP'') include a list of national priorities among the known releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants throughout the United States. The National Priorities List (``NPL'') constitutes this list. The NPL is intended primarily to guide the Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'' or ``the Agency'') in determining which sites warrant further investigation. These further investigations will allow EPA to assess the nature and extent of public health and environmental risks associated with the site and to determine what CERCLA-financed remedial action(s), if any, may be appropriate. This rule proposes to add twelve new sites to the NPL, all to the General Superfund Section.
Procedures for Implementing the National Environmental Policy Act and Assessing the Environmental Effects Abroad of EPA Actions
Document Number: E7-18053
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) is amending its procedures for implementing the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). This also includes minor, technical amendments to the Agency's procedures for implementing Executive Order 12114, ``Environmental Effects Abroad of Major Federal Actions.'' This rule amends EPA's NEPA implementing procedures by: consolidating and standardizing the procedural provisions and requirements of the Agency's environmental review process under NEPA; clarifying the general procedures associated with categorical exclusions, consolidating the categories of actions subject to categorical exclusion, and amending existing and adding new categorical exclusions; consolidating and amending existing and adding new extraordinary circumstances; consolidating and amending the listing of actions that generally require an environmental impact statement; clarifying the procedural requirements for consideration of applicable environmental review laws and executive orders; and incorporating other revisions consistent with the Council on Environmental Quality's regulations (CEQ Regulations).
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans and Designation of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes; Georgia: Redesignation of Macon, Georgia 8-Hour Ozone Nonattainment Area to Attainment for Ozone
Document Number: E7-17976
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is taking final action to approve a request submitted on June 15, 2007, from the State of Georgia, through the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD), to redesignate the Macon 8- hour ozone nonattainment area to attainment for the 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). The Macon 8-hour ozone area is comprised of Bibb County, and a portion of Monroe County located in middle Georgia (hereafter referred to as the ``Macon Area''). EPA's approval of the redesignation request is based on the determination that Georgia has demonstrated that the Macon Area has met the criteria for redesignation to attainment specified in the Clean Air Act (CAA), including the determination that the Macon Area has attained the 8-hour ozone standard. Additionally, EPA is approving a revision to the Georgia State Implementation Plan (SIP) including the 8-hour ozone maintenance plan for the Macon Area that contains the new regional 2020 motor vehicle emission budgets (MVEBs) for nitrogen oxides (NOX) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Through this action, EPA is also finding the new regional 2020 MVEBs adequate for the purposes of transportation conformity.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 07-4680
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Archaeological Material from Mali
Document Number: 07-4659
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Treasury
This document amends U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect both continuing and new import restrictions on certain archaeological material from Mali. Import restrictions that were previously imposed by Treasury Decision (T.D.) 97-80 and extended by T.D. 02-55, that are due to expire on September 19, 2007, are extended. The Acting Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State, has made the requisite determination for the extension of import restrictions that previously existed and for amending the agreement so that it applies also to material from archaeological sites throughout Mali, including those of the Paleolithic Era (Stone Age), necessitating additional subcategories of stone objects in the Designated List. Accordingly, these import restrictions will remain in effect until September 19, 2012, and title 19 of the CBP regulations is being amended to reflect this amended bilateral agreement. These restrictions are being extended pursuant to determinations of the United States Department of State made under the terms of the 1970 Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act in accordance with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. This document also contains the amended Designated List of Archaeological Material that describes the articles to which the restrictions apply, including the additional subcategories of stone objects.
Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization and Related Documentation for Liberians Provided Deferred Enforced Departure
Document Number: 07-4645
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
This notice announces an 18-month automatic extension of employment authorization and Employment Authorization Documents for Liberians (and persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia) who have been provided Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) in accordance with the Memorandum from President George W. Bush, to Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff, dated September 12, 2007. In addition, this notice informs the affected Liberians and their employers, or prospective employers, that a copy of this notice presented in conjunction with an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) expiring on September 30, 2007, that was previously issued to the person as a beneficiary of Temporary Protected Status (TPS), may be accepted as evidence of a covered individual's continued employment authorization through March 31, 2009. This notice further informs Liberians covered by DED and their employers how they may determine which EADs are automatically extended. Finally, this notice provides instructions for those Liberians who have been provided DED and who would like to apply for permission to travel outside the United States during the 18-month DED period.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Requirements and Exemptions for Specific RCRA Wastes; EPA ICR No. 1597.08, OMB Control No. 2050-0145
Document Number: 07-4643
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR is scheduled to expire on February 29, 2008. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. The Agency is considering combining the Used Oil Management Standards Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements ICR (EPA ICR No. 1286.07, OMB Control No. 2050-0124) into this ICR. That ICR is not scheduled to expire until March 31, 2009.
Off-Highway Vehicle Travel Management Plan
Document Number: 07-4642
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
On August 27, 2007, The Mt. Hood National Forest (Forest) published a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register (72 FR 48982) to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to document and disclose the potential environmental effects of establishing and designating a system of roads, trails and areas for off-highway vehicles (OHV). The proposed action will change OHV access through much of the Forest in order to meet the intent of the Travel Management; Designated Routes and Areas for Motor Vehicle Use; Final Rule that was published on November 9, 2005 (70 FR 216). The original Notice of Intent listed the final date to receive comments concerning the scope of the analysis as October 1, 2007. The Notice of Intent is being revised to extend the final date for receiving comments concerning the scope of the analysis to November 1, 2007.
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 07-4631
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Center For Research Resources; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 07-4630
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 07-4629
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-4628
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center For Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-4627
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 07-4626
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 07-4625
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Human Genome Research Institute; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-4624
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 07-4623
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 07-4622
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 07-4621
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 07-4619
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions