Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-607); Comment Request; Extension, 76015-76016 [2012-30995]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 26, 2012 / Notices facts and issues. A party seeking intervention may request that additional procedures be provided, such as additional written comments, an oral presentation, a conference, or trial-type hearing. Any request to file additional written comments should explain why they are necessary. Any request for an oral presentation should identify the substantial question of fact, law, or policy at issue, show that it is material and relevant to a decision in the proceeding, and demonstrate why an oral presentation is needed. Any request for a conference should demonstrate why the conference would materially advance the proceeding. Any request for a trial-type hearing must show that there are factual issues genuinely in dispute that are relevant and material to a decision and that a trial-type hearing is necessary for a full and true disclosure of the facts. If an additional procedure is scheduled, notice will be provided to all parties. If no party requests additional procedures, a final Opinion and Order may be issued based on the official record, including the Application and responses filed by parties pursuant to this notice, in accordance with 10 CFR 590.316. The Application filed by Sempra LNG Marketing is available for inspection and copying in the Office of Natural Gas Regulatory Activities Docket Room, 3E– 042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. The docket room is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Application and any filed protests, motions to intervene or notice of interventions, and comments will also be available electronically by going to the following DOE/FE web address: http://www.fe.doe.gov/programs/ gasregulation/index.html. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 20, 2012. John A. Anderson, Manager, Natural Gas Regulatory Activities, Office of Oil and Gas Global Security and Supply, Office of Fossil Energy. [FR Doc. 2012–31005 Filed 12–21–12; 4:15 pm] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with BILLING CODE 6450–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 06:31 Dec 22, 2012 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP13–26–000] Prior Notice of Activity Under Blanket Certificate; Dominion Transmission, Inc. On December 7, 2012, Dominion Transmission, Inc. (Dominion) filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an application under section 7 of the Natural Gas Act and Sections 157.205 and 157.208 of the Commission’s regulations, and Dominion’s authorization in Docket No. CP88–712– 000, 52 FERC ¶61,112 (1990) for authority to replace TL–465 pipeline facilities located in Prince William County, Virginia. Dominion will replace the section of pipeline to meet Class 3 design requirements, as more fully detailed in the Application. Questions regarding this application may be directed to Brad Knisley, Regulatory and Certificates Analyst, Dominion Transmission, Inc., 701 East Cary Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, by calling 804–771–4412, by faxing 304–357–3206 or Emailing Brad.A.Knisley@dom.com. Any person or the Commission’s staff may, within 60 days after issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to Section 157.205 of the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to Section 7 of the NGA. Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such motions or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant, on or before the comment date. It is not necessary to serve motions to intervene PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76015 or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.fere.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and seven copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov.using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: December 18, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–30911 Filed 12–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC13–7–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–607); Comment Request; Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. 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, FERC–607: Report on Decision or Action on Request for Federal Authorization. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due February 25, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC13–7–000) 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, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 76016 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 26, 2012 / Notices 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/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–607: Report on Decision or Action on Request for Federal Authorization. OMB Control No.:1902–0240. Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC–607 information collection requirements with no changes to the current reporting requirements. Abstract: The FERC–607 information collection requires agencies (Federal agency or officer, or State agency or officer acting pursuant to delegated Federal authority, responsible for a Federal authorization) to submit to the Commission a copy of a decision or action on a request for Federal authorization and an accompanying index to the documents and materials relied on in reaching a conclusion. The Commission authorizes the construction and operation of proposed natural gas projects under Natural Gas Act Sections 3 and 7; however, the Commission does not have jurisdiction over every aspect of each natural gas project. Hence, for a natural gas project to go forward, in addition to Commission approval, several different agencies must typically reach favorable findings regarding other aspects of the project. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005) modified FERC’s role in order to better coordinate the activities of the separate agencies with varying responsibilities over proposed natural gas projects. Section 313 of EPAct 2005 1 directs FERC to compile a record of each agency’s decision along with the record of the Commission’s decision. The Commission compiles this record in order to serve as a consolidated record for the purpose of appeal or review (including judicial review). Estimate of Annual Burden2: The Commission estimates the total Public Reporting Burden for this information collection as: FERC–607 (IC13–7–000): REPORT ON DECISION OR ACTION ON REQUEST FOR FEDERAL AUTHORIZATION Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden hours per response Estimated total annual burden (A) (B) (A)x(B)=(C) (D) (C)x(D) 1 1 1 6 6 Natural Gas Pipelines .......................................................... The total estimated annual cost burden to respondents is $414.06 [6 hours ÷ 2080 hours/year 3 * $143,540/ year 4 = $414.06] 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. Comments on the collection of information are due February 25, 2013. Dated: December 19, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–30995 Filed 12–21–12; 4:15 pm] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with 1 Amended 15 USC 717n (Section 15) Commission defines burden as the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or 2 The 06:31 Dec 22, 2012 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. 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 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC13–6–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–606); Comment Request; Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE. AGENCY: Notice of information collection and request for comments. ACTION: 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, FERC–606: Notification of Request for Federal Authorization and Requests for Further Information. SUMMARY: DATES: BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC13–6–000) 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/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 ADDRESSES: DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 247 (Wednesday, December 26, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76015-76016]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30995]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. IC13-7-000]


Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-607); Comment 
Request; Extension

AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

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, FERC-607: Report on Decision 
or Action on Request for Federal Authorization.

DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due February 25, 
2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC13-7-
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,

[[Page 76016]]

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-607: Report on Decision or 
Action on Request for Federal Authorization.
    OMB Control No.:1902-0240.
    Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC-607 information 
collection requirements with no changes to the current reporting 
requirements.
    Abstract: The FERC-607 information collection requires agencies 
(Federal agency or officer, or State agency or officer acting pursuant 
to delegated Federal authority, responsible for a Federal 
authorization) to submit to the Commission a copy of a decision or 
action on a request for Federal authorization and an accompanying index 
to the documents and materials relied on in reaching a conclusion. The 
Commission authorizes the construction and operation of proposed 
natural gas projects under Natural Gas Act Sections 3 and 7; however, 
the Commission does not have jurisdiction over every aspect of each 
natural gas project. Hence, for a natural gas project to go forward, in 
addition to Commission approval, several different agencies must 
typically reach favorable findings regarding other aspects of the 
project. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005) modified FERC's 
role in order to better coordinate the activities of the separate 
agencies with varying responsibilities over proposed natural gas 
projects. Section 313 of EPAct 2005 \1\ directs FERC to compile a 
record of each agency's decision along with the record of the 
Commission's decision. The Commission compiles this record in order to 
serve as a consolidated record for the purpose of appeal or review 
(including judicial review).
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \1\ Amended 15 USC 717n (Section 15)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Estimate of Annual Burden\2\: The Commission estimates the total 
Public Reporting Burden for this information collection as:
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \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.

            FERC-607 (IC13-7-000): Report on Decision or Action on Request for Federal Authorization
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                             Number of                                                Estimated
                         Number of         responses per      Total number of     Average burden    total annual
                        respondents         respondent           responses      hours per response     burden
                                 (A)                 (B)           (A)x(B)=(C)               (D)    (C)x(D)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     Natural Gas                   1                   1                   1                   6         6
        Pipelines
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    The total estimated annual cost burden to respondents is $414.06 [6 
hours / 2080 hours/year \3\ * $143,540/year \4\ = $414.06]
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \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
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    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 19, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-30995 Filed 12-21-12; 4:15 pm]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P