September 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2012-09-28-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2012-09-28
Event Data Recorders
Document Number: C1-2012-19580
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2012-24079
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Sunshine Federal Register Notice
Document Number: 2012-24073
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2012-24064
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Titan Resources International, Corp.; Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2012-24050
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Plumas County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2012-24045
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The meeting date of September 21, 2012 published in the September 10, 2012 Federal Register Notice was incorrect. The correct date is September 28, 2012. The Plumas County Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Quincy, California. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 112-141) (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with the title II of the Act. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to review and recommend projects authorized under title II of the Act.
Agency Information Collection Activities, Comment Request; Solicitation of Nominations for the Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labor
Document Number: 2012-23998
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the Solicitation of Nominations for the Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labor information collection request (ICR), as part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Respirable Coal Mine Dust Sampling
Document Number: 2012-23997
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Respirable Coal Mine Dust Sampling,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).
Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Approval of the American Osteopathic Association/Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (AOA/HFAP) Application for Continuing CMS-Approval of Its Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Accreditation Program
Document Number: 2012-23996
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This final notice announces our decision to approve the American Osteopathic Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (AOA/ HFAP) for continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) that wish to participate in the Medicare and/or Medicaid programs.
Medicare Program; Medicare Appeals; Adjustment to the Amount in Controversy Threshold Amounts for Calendar Year 2013
Document Number: 2012-23992
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the annual adjustment in the amount in controversy (AIC) threshold amounts for Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) hearings and judicial review under the Medicare appeals process. The adjustment to the AIC threshold amounts will be effective for requests for ALJ hearings and judicial review filed on or after January 1, 2013. The calendar year 2013 AIC threshold amounts are $140 for ALJ hearings and $1,400 for judicial review.
Sulfentrazone; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2012-23986
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of sulfentrazone in or on succulent soybeans. Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4) requested this tolerance under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). In addition, this regulation corrects an incorrect commodity definition in the table. The term ``Berry, low growing, group 13-07'' is being revised to its correct term ``Berry and small fruit, group 13-07.''
New Markets Tax Credit Non-Real Estate Investments
Document Number: 2012-23985
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations modifying the new markets tax credit program to facilitate and encourage investments in non-real estate businesses in low-income communities. The final regulations affect taxpayers claiming the new markets tax credit and businesses in low-income communities relying on the program.
Flonicamid; Applications To Add New Food Uses on Previously Registered Pesticide Products
Document Number: 2012-23981
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces the receipt of applications to add new food uses on previously registered pesticide products containing the insecticide, flonicamide, pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended. EPA is publishing this notice pursuant to section 3(c)(4) of FIFRA.
Receipt of Several Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities; Correction
Document Number: 2012-23979
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of Wednesday, July 25, 2012, concerning Pesticide Petition (PP) 2F8026, which requests to establish tolerances for residues of the herbicide pyroxasulfone and its metabolites in or on wheat (grain, straw, forage, and hay). This document corrects a typographical error.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2012-23978
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes an extension of Gaming between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2012-23975
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Deemed Approved Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact between the State of Oregon and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2012-23973
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation has forwarded the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Diversions, Return Flow, and Consumptive Use of Colorado River Water in the Lower Colorado River Basin (OMB Control Number 1006-0015).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; CareerTrac
Document Number: 2012-23970
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Under the provisions of Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Fogarty International Center (FIC), National Institute of General Medical Science (NIGMS), National Cancer Institute (NCI), and National Library of Medicine (NLM) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in conjunction with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), including the Intramural Research and Training Award (IRTA) and Superfund Research Program (SRP) within NIEHS, has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register, Vol. 77, No. 106, on June 1, 2012, pages 32648-32649 and allowed 60 days for public comment. One public comment was received from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment. NIH may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Proposed Collection: Title: CareerTrac. Type of Information Collection Request: REVISION (OMB NO.: 0925-0568). Need and Use of Information Collection: This data collection system is being developed to track, evaluate and report short and long-term outputs, outcomes, and impacts of international trainees involved in health research training programsspecifically tracking this for at least ten years following training by having Principal Investigators enter data after trainees have completed the program. The data collection system provides a streamlined, web-based application permitting Principal Investigators to record career achievement progress by trainee on a voluntary basis. FIC, NIEHS, NCI, NLM and NIGMS management will use this data to monitor, evaluate, and adjust grants to ensure desired outcomes are achieved, comply with OMB Part requirements, respond to congressional inquiries, and guide future strategic and management decisions regarding the grant program. Frequency of Response: Annual and periodic. Affected Public: None. Type of Respondents: Principal Investigators and/or their administrators funded by FIC, NIEHS, NCI, NIGMS, and NLM. The annual reporting burden hours are as follows:
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; National Animal Health Reporting System
Document Number: 2012-23969
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with the National Animal Health Reporting System.
Notice of Filing of Several Pesticide Petitions Filed for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities
Document Number: 2012-23968
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This document announces the Agency's receipt of several initial filings of pesticide petitions requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities.
NIH Evidence-Based Methodology Workshop on Polycystic Ovary; Syndrome
Document Number: 2012-23965
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Marine Mammals; File No. 16163
Document Number: 2012-23964
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that a major amendment to Permit No. 16163 has been issued to the Northwest Fisheries Science Center (Dr. M. Bradley Hanson, Principal Investigator), 2725 Montlake Blvd. East, Seattle, Washington 98112-2097.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on Petitions To List the Northeastern Pacific Ocean Distinct Population Segment of Great White Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act
Document Number: 2012-23963
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Commerce
We, NMFS, announce a 90-day finding on two petitions received to list the northeastern Pacific Ocean population of great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) as a threatened or endangered distinct population segment (DPS) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to designate critical habitat concurrently with the listing. We find that the petitions and information in our files present substantial scientific or commercial information indicating that the petitioned action may be warranted. We will conduct a status review of the species to determine if the petitioned action is warranted. To ensure that the status review is comprehensive, we are soliciting scientific and commercial information pertaining to this species from any interested party.
Notice of Receipt of Pesticide Products; Registration Applications
Document Number: 2012-23962
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has received applications to register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any previously registered pesticide products. Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications.
Marine Mammals; File No. 16479
Document Number: 2012-23961
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that a permit has been issued to The Pacific Whale Foundation [Responsible Party: Gregory Kaufman], 300 Maalaea Road, Suite 211, Wailuku, HI 96793 to conduct research on humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae).
Extension of Import Restrictions on Archaeological and Ethnological Materials From Guatemala
Document Number: 2012-23959
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document amends U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect the extension of import restrictions on certain archaeological materials from Guatemala. These restrictions, which were last extended by CBP Dec. 07-79, are due to expire on September 29, 2012, unless extended. The Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State (Department of State), has determined to extend the bilateral Agreement between the Republic of Guatemala and the United States to continue the imposition of import restrictions on the archaeological materials from Guatemala and to add restrictions on certain ethnological materials. The Designated List of cultural property described in Treasury Decision (T.D.) 97-81 is revised in this document to reflect the addition of the ethnological materials. The import restrictions imposed on the archaeological and ethnological materials covered under the Agreement will be in effect for a 5-year period, and the CBP regulations are being amended accordingly. These restrictions are being imposed pursuant to determinations of the Department of State under the terms of the 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.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2012-23950
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 20, 2012, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued an Export Trade Certificate of Review to SunWest Foods, Inc (``SunWest).'' This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification has been granted.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for Entry Into Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program
Document Number: 2012-23949
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes”
Document Number: 2012-23948
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, from on or about October 28, 2012, until on or about January 6, 2013; the Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, from on or about February 10, 2013, until on or about May 19, 2013; the Kimbell Art Museum, Ft. Worth, TX, from on or about June 16, 2013, until on or about September 8, 2013, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2012-23943
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Flagstaff, AZ
Document Number: 2012-23941
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Walnut Canyon National Monument, has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the remains and any present-day tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact Walnut Canyon National Monument. Disposition of the human remains to the tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
15-Day Extension of Call for Nominations for the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2012-23940
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) published a request for nominees and comments on July 27, 2012. Subsequently, DOI published a 30-day extension of this nomination period. This Federal Register Notice extends the nomination and comment period end date by an additional 15 days.
WBI Energy Transmission Company, Inc.; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2012-23939
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Black Canyon Hydro, LLC; Notice of Environmental Site Review
Document Number: 2012-23936
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
2014 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program
Document Number: 2012-23934
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of State
This public notice provides information on how to apply for the DV-2014 Program.
El Paso Natural Gas Company; Notice of Public Scoping Meetings for the Planned SASABE Lateral Project
Document Number: 2012-23932
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Gas Transmission Northwest LLC; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2012-23931
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Flagstaff, AZ
Document Number: 2012-23930
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Walnut Canyon National Monument has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary objects may contact Walnut Canyon National Monument. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2012-23928
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notice of Inventory Completion: Stanford University Archaeology Center, Stanford, CA
Document Number: 2012-23927
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Stanford University Archaeology Center has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary objects may contact the Stanford University Archaeology Center. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Special Local Regulation Clearwater Super Boat National Championship Race, Gulf of Mexico; Clearwater, FL
Document Number: 2012-23926
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico in the vicinity of Clearwater, Florida during the Clearwater Super Boat National Championship Race. The race is scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 30, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Approximately 35 boats ranging in length from 24 feet to 50 feet traveling at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour are expected to participate. Additionally, it is anticipated that 400 spectators will be present along the race course. The special local regulation is necessary to protect the safety of race participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public on the navigable waters of the United States during the event. The special local regulation will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico in the vicinity of Clearwater, Florida. The special local regulation will establish the following three areas: a race area, where all persons and vessels, except those persons and vessels participating in the high speed boat races, are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within; a buffer zone around the race area, where all persons and vessels, except those persons and vessels enforcing the buffer zone, are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within; and a spectator area, where all vessels must be anchored or operate at No Wake Speed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Stanford University Archaeology Center, Stanford, CA
Document Number: 2012-23924
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Stanford University Archaeology Center has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and a present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the Stanford University Archaeology Center. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2012-23923
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation has forwarded the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Recreation Use Data Reports, OMB Control Number: 1006-0002. As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, Reclamation invites other Federal agencies, State, local, or tribal governments that manage recreation sites at Reclamation projects; concessionaires, and not-for-profit organizations who operate concessions on Reclamation lands; and the public, to comment on this information collection.