Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-538); Comment Request; Extension, 75627-75628 [2012-30722]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 246 / Friday, December 21, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Nevada Department of Energy. Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Nevada. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: National Atomic Testing Museum, 755 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Ulmer, Board Administrator, 232 Energy Way, M/S 505, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030. Phone: (702) 630– 0522; Fax (702) 295–5300 or Email: NSSAB@nnsa.doe.gov. 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[FR Doc. 2012–30778 Filed 12–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC13–4–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–538); Comment Request; Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE. ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, Gas Pipeline Certificates: Section 7(a) Mandatory Initial Service. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due February 19, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC13–4–000) by either of the following methods: • eFiling at Commission’s Web Site: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75627 submission guidelines at: http:// www.ferc.gov/help/submissionguide.asp. For user assistance contact FERC Online Support by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208–3676 (toll-free), or (202) 502–8659 for TTY. Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/docs-filing.asp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at DataClearance@FERC.gov, telephone at (202) 502–8663, and fax at (202) 273– 0873. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: FERC–538: Gas Pipelines Certificates: Section 7(a) Mandatory Initial Service. OMB Control No.:1902–0061. Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC–538 information collection requirements with no changes to the current reporting requirements. Abstract: Under sections 7(a), 10(a) and 16 of Natural Gas Act (NGA),1 upon application by a person or municipality authorized to engage in the local distribution of natural gas, the Commission may order a natural gas company to extend or improve its transportation facilities, and sell natural gas to the municipality or person and, for such purpose, to extend its transportation facilities to communities immediately adjacent to such facilities or to territories served by the natural gas pipeline company. The Commission uses the application data in order to be fully informed concerning the applicant, and the service the applicant is requesting. Type of Respondents: Persons or municipalities authorized to engage in the local distribution of natural gas. Estimate of Annual Burden: 2 The Commission estimates the total Public Reporting Burden for this information collection as: 1 15 U.S.C. 717f–w Commission defines burden as the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. For further explanation of what is included in the information collection burden, reference 5 Code of Federal Regulations 1320.3. 2 The E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1 75628 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 246 / Friday, December 21, 2012 / Notices FERC–538 (IC13–4–000): GAS PIPELINES CERTIFICATES: SECTION 7(A) MANDATORY INITIAL SERVICE Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden hours per response Estimated total annual burden (A) (B) (A) × (B) = (C) (D) (C) × (D) 1 1 1 240 240 Gas Pipeline Certificates ..................................................... The total estimated annual cost burden to respondents is $16,562 [240 hours ÷ 2080 hours/year 3 * $143,540/ year 4 = $16,562]. Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the 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 and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: December 14, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–30722 Filed 12–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2411–025] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with STS Hydropower, Ltd., Dan River, Inc., and City of Danville, VA; Notice of Application for Partial Transfer of License, and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene On December 5, 2012, Jeoffrey L. Burtch, as Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for Dan River, Inc. and STS Hydropower, Ltd (co-licensees) transferors and the City of Danville, Virginia transferee filed an application for the partial transfer of the license for the Schoolfield Hydroelectric Project, FERC No. 2411, located on the Dan River in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Applicants seek Commission approval to partially transfer the license for the Schoolfield Hydroelectric Project from Dan River, Inc. and STS Hydropower, 3 2080 hours = 52 weeks * 40 hours per week (i.e. 1 year of full-time employment). 4 Average salary plus benefits per full-time equivalent employee. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:28 Dec 20, 2012 Jkt 229001 Ltd. to STS Hydropower, Ltd. and the City of Danville, Virginia, as colicensees. Applicants’ Contact: For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for Dan River, Inc.: Mr. Jeoffrey L. Burtch, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Panel Trustee, P.O. Box 549, Wilmington, DE 19899–0549, Mr. Adam Singer, Esq., Cooch and Taylor, P.A., The Brandywine Building, 1000 West Street, 10th Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801, Phone (302) 984–3830. For City of Danville, Virginia: Mr. Joe King, City Manager and Mr. Clarke Whitfield, City Attorney, P.O. Box 3300, Danville, VA 24543, Phone (434) 799–5100 and (434) 799–5122, respectively. FERC Contact: Patricia W. Gillis (202) 502–8735, patricia.gillis@ferc.gov. Deadline for filing comments and motions to intervene: 15 days from the issuance of this notice by the Commission. Comments and motions to intervene may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site under http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. If unable to be filed electronically, documents may be paperfiled. To paper-file, an original plus seven copies should be mailed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. More information about this project can be viewed or printed on the eLibrary link of Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–2411) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1–866–208–3372. Dated: December 13, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–30721 Filed 12–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–1484–005. Applicants: Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. Description: Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. submits Supplement to 10/31/2012 updated market power analysis for the Northeast region. Filed Date: 12/10/12. Accession Number: 20121210–5249. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/12. Docket Numbers: ER13–181–001. Applicants: AEP Texas Central Company. Description: AEP Texas Central Company submits tariff filing per 35.17(b): TCC-South Texas EC IA Amendment to be effective 9/24/2012. Filed Date: 12/11/12. Accession Number: 20121211–5155. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/2/13. Docket Numbers: ER13–546–000. Applicants: Southern California Edison Company. Description: Southern California Edison Company submits tariff filing per 35.13(a)(2)(iii: Amendment to LGIA for Silver State South Solar Project to be effective 11/16/2012. Filed Date: 12/12/12. Accession Number: 20121212–5000. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/2/13. Docket Numbers: ER13–547–000. Applicants: California Independent System Operator Corporation. Description: Petition for Distribution of Forfeited Funds Collected in Connection with Processing Generator Interconnection Requests of the California Independent System Operator Corporation. Filed Date: 12/11/12. Accession Number: 20121211–5188. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/2/13. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 246 (Friday, December 21, 2012)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30722]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. IC13-4-000]


Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-538); Comment 
Request; Extension

AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the 
currently approved information collection, Gas Pipeline Certificates: 
Section 7(a) Mandatory Initial Service.

DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due February 19, 
2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC13-4-
000) by either of the following methods:
     eFiling at Commission's Web Site: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp.
     Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20426.
    Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in 
accordance with submission guidelines at: http://www.ferc.gov/help/submission-guide.asp. For user assistance contact FERC Online Support 
by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208-3676 
(toll-free), or (202) 502-8659 for TTY.
    Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of 
activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and 
issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/docs-filing.asp.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at 
DataClearance@FERC.gov, telephone at (202) 502-8663, and fax at (202) 
273-0873.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: FERC-538: Gas Pipelines Certificates: Section 7(a) Mandatory 
Initial Service.
    OMB Control No.:1902-0061.
    Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC-538 information 
collection requirements with no changes to the current reporting 
requirements.
    Abstract: Under sections 7(a), 10(a) and 16 of Natural Gas Act 
(NGA),\1\ upon application by a person or municipality authorized to 
engage in the local distribution of natural gas, the Commission may 
order a natural gas company to extend or improve its transportation 
facilities, and sell natural gas to the municipality or person and, for 
such purpose, to extend its transportation facilities to communities 
immediately adjacent to such facilities or to territories served by the 
natural gas pipeline company. The Commission uses the application data 
in order to be fully informed concerning the applicant, and the service 
the applicant is requesting.
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    \1\ 15 U.S.C. 717f-w
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    Type of Respondents: Persons or municipalities authorized to engage 
in the local distribution of natural gas.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: \2\ The Commission estimates the total 
Public Reporting Burden for this information collection as:
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    \2\ The Commission defines burden as the total time, effort, or 
financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, 
retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal 
agency. For further explanation of what is included in the 
information collection burden, reference 5 Code of Federal 
Regulations 1320.3.

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                                FERC-538 (IC13-4-000): Gas Pipelines Certificates: Section 7(a) Mandatory Initial Service
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                                                                                         Number of                       Average burden
                                                                        Number of      responses per   Total number of     hours per     Estimated total
                                                                       respondents       respondent       responses         response      annual burden
                                                                                (A)              (B)    (A) x (B) = (C)            (D)                (C) x (D)
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Gas Pipeline Certificates..........................................               1                1                1              240              240
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    The total estimated annual cost burden to respondents is $16,562 
[240 hours / 2080 hours/year \3\ * $143,540/year \4\ = $16,562].
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    \3\ 2080 hours = 52 weeks * 40 hours per week (i.e. 1 year of 
full-time employment).
    \4\ Average salary plus benefits per full-time equivalent 
employee.
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    Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the 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 and 
cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

    Dated: December 14, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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