Withdrawal of TORP Terminal LP, Bienville Offshore Energy Terminal Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Deepwater Port Application, 38128-38129 [2012-15623]

Download as PDF 38128 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 123 / Tuesday, June 26, 2012 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: The total burden for this collection would be approximately 250 hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the U.S. DOT’s performance, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the U.S. DOT’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Background FMCSA published a notice in the Federal Register with a request for comments on May 25, 2012 (77 FR 31423), announcing that NAD had applied for exemptions on behalf of 45 individuals from the hearing requirement in the FMCSRs. The comment period was scheduled to end on June 25. However, on June 6, NAD formally requested an extension of the comment period. After reviewing the request, FMCSA has decided to grant the request. The Agency extends the comment period for an additional 30 days to July 25, 2012. Issued on: June 20, 2012. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–15668 Filed 6–22–12; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [USCG–2006–24644] Withdrawal of TORP Terminal LP, Bienville Offshore Energy Terminal Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Deepwater Port Application Maritime Administration, DOT. Deepwater port, application withdrawal announcement; notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces TORP Terminal LP’s (TORP) withdrawal of the deepwater port license application for the proposed Bienville Offshore Energy Terminal (BOET). All actions related to the processing and agency coordination activities required under the Deepwater Port Act of 1974, as amended, are hereby terminated, and the official Record of Decision on the BOET application issued October 29, 2010, by David T. Matsuda, Maritime Administrator, is hereby rescinded. DATES: The date of withdrawal and cancellation of all actions related to this application was effective June 14, 2012. ADDRESSES: The Docket Management Facility maintains the public docket for this project. The docket may be viewed electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov under docket number USCG–2006–24644, or in person at 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about the TORP SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 123 / Tuesday, June 26, 2012 / Notices Terminal LP Deepwater Port project, contact Ms. Yvette M. Fields, Director, Office of Deepwater Ports and Offshore Activities, Maritime Administration at 202–366–0926 or Yvette.Fields@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 13, 2012, MARAD received notification from the applicant, TORP Terminal LP, of the withdrawal of its application to own, construct, and operate a deepwater port for a liquefied natural gas deepwater port facility, located approximately 62.6 miles south of Fort Morgan, Alabama in the Federal waters of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) on Main Pass Block 258 and connected to existing offshore pipelines. Consequently, MARAD has terminated all activities pertaining to TORP’s application and has rescinded its Record of Decision for this deepwater port project. All agency records and documents related to the BOET deepwater port license application are being preserved and retained by MARAD and USCG. Further information pertaining to this application may be found in the public docket (see ADDRESSES). Authority: 49 CFR 1.66. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: June 18, 2012. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–15623 Filed 6–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2012–0085] Vision Motor Cars, Inc.; Receipt of Petition for Temporary Exemption From Certain Requirements of FMVSS No. 126, FMVSS No. 201, and FMVSS No. 208 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of receipt of petition for temporary exemption. AGENCY: In accordance with the procedures in 49 CFR part 555, Vision Motor Cars, Inc., (VMCI) has petitioned the agency for temporary exemption from certain requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 126, Electronic Stability Control Systems, FMVSS No. 201, Occupant Protection in Interior Impact, and FMVSS No. 208, Occupant Crash Protection. The basis for the application is that the petitioner avers that rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:33 Jun 25, 2012 Jkt 226001 compliance would cause it substantial economic hardship and that it has tried in good faith to comply with the standards.1 This notice of receipt of an application for a temporary exemption is published in accordance with statutory and administrative provisions. NHTSA has made no judgment on the merits of the application. DATES: You should submit your comments not later than July 26, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William H. Shakely, Office of the Chief Counsel, NCC–112, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building 4th Floor, Room W41–318, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: (202) 366–2992; Fax: (202) 366–3820. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on the application described above. You may submit comments identified by docket number at the heading of this notice by any of the following methods: • Web Site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the electronic docket site by clicking on ‘‘Help and Information’’ or ‘‘Help/ Info.’’ • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and docket number. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act discussion below. We will consider all comments received before the close of business on the comment closing date indicated above. To the extent possible, we will also consider comments filed after the closing date. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov at any time or to 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1 To view the petition, go to http:// www.regulations.gov and enter the docket number set forth in the heading of this document. PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38129 Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Telephone: (202) 366–9826. 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When you send a comment containing information claimed to be confidential business information, you should include a cover letter setting forth the information specified in our confidential business information regulation (49 CFR part 512). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Statutory Basis for Temporary Exemptions The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act (Safety Act), codified as 49 U.S.C. Chapter 301, authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to exempt, on a temporary basis and under specified circumstances, motor vehicles from a motor vehicle safety standard or bumper standard. This authority is set forth at 49 U.S.C. 30113. The Secretary has delegated the authority in this section to NHTSA. NHTSA established 49 CFR part 555, Temporary Exemption from Motor Vehicle Safety and Bumper Standards, to implement the statutory provisions concerning temporary exemptions. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 123 (Tuesday, June 26, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38128-38129]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-15623]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[USCG-2006-24644]


Withdrawal of TORP Terminal LP, Bienville Offshore Energy 
Terminal Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Deepwater Port Application

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Deepwater port, application withdrawal announcement; notice.

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SUMMARY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces TORP Terminal 
LP's (TORP) withdrawal of the deepwater port license application for 
the proposed Bienville Offshore Energy Terminal (BOET). All actions 
related to the processing and agency coordination activities required 
under the Deepwater Port Act of 1974, as amended, are hereby 
terminated, and the official Record of Decision on the BOET application 
issued October 29, 2010, by David T. Matsuda, Maritime Administrator, 
is hereby rescinded.

DATES: The date of withdrawal and cancellation of all actions related 
to this application was effective June 14, 2012.

ADDRESSES: The Docket Management Facility maintains the public docket 
for this project. The docket may be viewed electronically at http://www.regulations.gov under docket number USCG-2006-24644, or in person 
at 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about the TORP

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Terminal LP Deepwater Port project, contact Ms. Yvette M. Fields, 
Director, Office of Deepwater Ports and Offshore Activities, Maritime 
Administration at 202-366-0926 or Yvette.Fields@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 13, 2012, MARAD received 
notification from the applicant, TORP Terminal LP, of the withdrawal of 
its application to own, construct, and operate a deepwater port for a 
liquefied natural gas deepwater port facility, located approximately 
62.6 miles south of Fort Morgan, Alabama in the Federal waters of the 
Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) on Main Pass Block 258 and connected to 
existing offshore pipelines. Consequently, MARAD has terminated all 
activities pertaining to TORP's application and has rescinded its 
Record of Decision for this deepwater port project. All agency records 
and documents related to the BOET deepwater port license application 
are being preserved and retained by MARAD and USCG. Further information 
pertaining to this application may be found in the public docket (see 
ADDRESSES).

    Authority:  49 CFR 1.66.

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: June 18, 2012.
Julie P. Agarwal,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-15623 Filed 6-25-12; 8:45 am]
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