Reducing Regulatory Burden, 31548 [2012-13054]

Download as PDF 31548 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 77, No. 103 Tuesday, May 29, 2012 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 5 CFR Chapter XXII 10 CFR Chapters II, III, X Reducing Regulatory Burden Office of the General Counsel, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of extension of public comment period. AGENCY: This notice announces that the period for submitting comments on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) request for information (RFI) issued as part of its implementation of Executive Order 13563, ‘‘Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review,’’ is extended to June 19, 2012. DATES: DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding the RFI received no later than June 19, 2012. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments, identified by ‘‘Regulatory Burden RFI,’’ by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Email: Regulatory.Review@hq.doe.gov. Include ‘‘Regulatory Burden RFI’’ in the subject line of the message. Mail: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Room 6A245, Washington, DC 20585. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS-1 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Executive Order 13563, ‘‘Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review,’’ to ensure that Federal regulations seek more affordable, less intrusive means to achieve policy goals, and that agencies give careful consideration to the benefits and costs of those regulations. Additionally, the Executive Order directs agencies to consider how best to promote retrospective analyses of existing rules. To implement the Executive Order, DOE published a plan to periodically review existing regulations to determine which should be maintained, modified, strengthened, or repealed to increase the effectiveness and decrease the burdens of DOE’s regulatory program. DOE’s plan is available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/ 21stcenturygov/actions/21st-centuryregulatory-system. Pursuant to its plan to implement the Executive Order, DOE published an RFI on May 15, 2012 seeking additional public comment on how best to review its existing regulations and to identify whether any of its existing regulations should be modified, streamlined, expanded, or repealed. (77 FR 28518) DOE sought comment on the RFI until May 29, 2012. DOE received a request from a member of the public to extend the comment period given the importance of many of the questions and issues raised in the RFI to the commenter. As a result, in this notice, DOE extends the reply comment period until June 19, 2012. DOE will consider any comments received by June 19, 2012. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 23, 2012. Gregory H. Woods, General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2012–13054 Filed 5–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Daniel Cohen, Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. Email: Regulatory.Review@hq.doe.gov. 14 CFR Part 71 On January 18, 2011, the President issued AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:35 May 25, 2012 Jkt 226001 Docket No. FAA–2011–1429; Airspace Docket No. 11–AAL–22 Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Chenega Bay, AK Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). ACTION: This action proposes to establish Class E airspace at Chenega Bay Airport, Chenega Bay, AK, to accommodate aircraft using new Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) standard instrument approach procedures at Chenega Bay Airport, Chenega Bay, AK. The FAA is proposing this action to enhance the safety and management of aircraft operations at the airport. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 13, 2012. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590; telephone (202) 366–9826. You must identify FAA Docket No. FAA–2011–1429; Airspace Docket No. 11–AAL–22, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit comments through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Roberts, Federal Aviation Administration, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, WA 98057; telephone (425) 203–4517. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Comments Invited Interested parties are invited to participate in this proposed rulemaking by submitting such written data, views, or arguments, as they may desire. Comments that provide the factual basis supporting the views and suggestions presented are particularly helpful in developing reasoned regulatory decisions on the proposal. Comments are specifically invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal. Communications should identify both docket numbers (FAA Docket No. FAA 2011–1429 and Airspace Docket No. 11– AAL–22) and be submitted in triplicate to the Docket Management System (see ADDRESSES section for address and phone number). You may also submit comments through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Commenters wishing the FAA to acknowledge receipt of their comments on this action must submit with those E:\FR\FM\29MYP1.SGM 29MYP1

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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. 77, No. 103 / Tuesday, May 29, 2012 / 
Proposed Rules

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

5 CFR Chapter XXII

10 CFR Chapters II, III, X


Reducing Regulatory Burden

AGENCY: Office of the General Counsel, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of extension of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the period for submitting comments 
on the Department of Energy's (DOE) request for information (RFI) 
issued as part of its implementation of Executive Order 13563, 
``Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review,'' is extended to June 19, 
2012.

DATES: DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding the 
RFI received no later than June 19, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments, 
identified by ``Regulatory Burden RFI,'' by any of the following 
methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    Email: Regulatory.Review@hq.doe.gov. Include ``Regulatory Burden 
RFI'' in the subject line of the message.
    Mail: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, 
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Room 6A245, Washington, DC 20585.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received, go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Cohen, Assistant General 
Counsel for Legislation, Regulation, and Energy Efficiency, U.S. 
Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, 1000 Independence 
Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. Email: Regulatory.Review@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 18, 2011, the President issued 
Executive Order 13563, ``Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review,'' 
to ensure that Federal regulations seek more affordable, less intrusive 
means to achieve policy goals, and that agencies give careful 
consideration to the benefits and costs of those regulations. 
Additionally, the Executive Order directs agencies to consider how best 
to promote retrospective analyses of existing rules. To implement the 
Executive Order, DOE published a plan to periodically review existing 
regulations to determine which should be maintained, modified, 
strengthened, or repealed to increase the effectiveness and decrease 
the burdens of DOE's regulatory program. DOE's plan is available at 
http://www.whitehouse.gov/21stcenturygov/actions/21st-century-regulatory-system.
    Pursuant to its plan to implement the Executive Order, DOE 
published an RFI on May 15, 2012 seeking additional public comment on 
how best to review its existing regulations and to identify whether any 
of its existing regulations should be modified, streamlined, expanded, 
or repealed. (77 FR 28518) DOE sought comment on the RFI until May 29, 
2012. DOE received a request from a member of the public to extend the 
comment period given the importance of many of the questions and issues 
raised in the RFI to the commenter. As a result, in this notice, DOE 
extends the reply comment period until June 19, 2012. DOE will consider 
any comments received by June 19, 2012.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 23, 2012.
Gregory H. Woods,
General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2012-13054 Filed 5-25-12; 8:45 am]
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