Energy Labeling Rule, 18272-18273 [2013-06894]

Download as PDF 18272 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 58 / Tuesday, March 26, 2013 / Proposed Rules it modifies VOR Federal airway V–345 in the vicinity of Ashland, WI. Environmental Review This proposal will be subject to an environmental analysis in accordance with FAA Order 1050.1E, ‘‘Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures,’’ prior to any FAA final regulatory action. List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (air). The Proposed Amendment In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as follows: PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, B, C, D, AND E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS 1. The authority citation for part 71 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959– 1963 Comp., p. 389. § 71.1 [Amended] 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of the FAA Order 7400.9W, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, signed August 8, 2012, and effective September 15, 2012, is amended as follows: ■ Paragraph 6010(a) Airways * * * Domestic VOR Federal * * V–345 [Modified] From Dells, WI; INT Dells 321° and Eau Claire, WI, 134° radials; Eau Claire; to Hayward, WI. * * * * * Issued in Washington, DC, on March 14, 2013. Gary A. Norek, Manager, Airspace Policy and ATC Procedures Group. [FR Doc. 2013–06794 Filed 3–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 16 CFR Part 305 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS [3084–AB15] Energy Labeling Rule Federal Trade Commission (‘‘FTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’). ACTION: Reopening of comment period. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Commission is reopening the comment period of its January 9, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:52 Mar 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 2013 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) until April 1, 2013. DATES: Comments must be received by April 1, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper by following the instructions in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write ‘‘Energy Label Ranges, Matter No. R611004’’ on your comment, and file your comment online at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ ftc/energylabelranges by following the instructions on the web-based form. If you prefer to file your comment on paper, mail or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H–113 (Annex U), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hampton Newsome, (202) 326–2889, Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, Room M–8102B, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission is reopening the comment period for its January 9, 2013 (78 FR 1779) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) until April 1, 2013. In the NPRM, the Commission proposed to amend the Energy Labeling Rule (‘‘Rule’’) (16 CFR part 305) by updating ranges of comparability and unit energy cost figures for many EnergyGuide labels. The Commission also sought comment on a proposed exemption request by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) to help consumers compare the labels on refrigerators and clothes washers after the implementation of upcoming changes to the Department of Energy test procedures for those products. On March 7, 2013, the California Investor Owned Utilities (CA IOUs), citing unforeseeable circumstances that prevented the group from filing comments by the March 1, 2013 deadline, petitioned the Commission to reopen the comment period for the Proposed Rule for the Appliance Labeling Rule. In response, the Commission reopens the comment period to April 1, 2013. This action is reasonable for it will help ensure a full record in the proceeding and should not unduly delay this proceeding. Interested parties are invited to submit written comments electronically or in paper form. Comments should refer to ‘‘Energy Label Ranges, Matter No. R611004’’ to facilitate the organization of comments. Please note that your comment, including your PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 name and your state, will be placed on the public record of this proceeding, including on the publicly accessible FTC Web site, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/ publiccomments.shtm. Because comments will be made public, they should not include any sensitive personal information, such as any individual’s Social Security Number; date of birth; driver’s license number or other state identification number, or foreign country equivalent; passport number; financial account number; or credit or debit card number. Comments also should not include any sensitive health information, such as medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, comments should not include trade secret or any commercial or financial information which is obtained from any person and which is privileged or confidential as provided in Section 6(f) of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 46(f)), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2) (16 CFR 4.10(a)(2)). Comments containing matter for which confidential treatment is requested must be filed in paper form, must be clearly labeled Confidential, and must comply with FTC Rule 4.9(c). Because paper mail addressed to the FTC is subject to delay due to heightened security screening, please consider submitting your comments in electronic form. Comments filed in electronic form should be submitted using the following weblink: https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/ energylabelranges (and following the instructions on the web-based form). To ensure that the Commission considers an electronic comment, you must file it on the web-based form at the weblink https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ ftc/energylabelranges. If this Notice appears at http://www.regulations.gov/ #!home, you may also file an electronic comment through that Web site. The Commission will consider all comments that regulations.gov forwards to it. You may also visit the FTC Web site at http://www.ftc.gov to read the Notice and the news release describing it. A comment filed in paper form should include the Energy Label Ranges, Matter No. R611004 reference both in the text and on the envelope, and should be mailed or delivered to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H–135 (Annex U), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580. The FTC is requesting that any comment filed in paper form be sent by courier or overnight service, if possible, because U.S. postal mail in the Washington area and at the Commission E:\FR\FM\26MRP1.SGM 26MRP1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 58 / Tuesday, March 26, 2013 / Proposed Rules is subject to delay due to heightened security precautions. The FTC Act and other laws that the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments that it receives, whether filed in paper or electronic form. Comments received will be available to the public on the FTC Web site, to the extent practicable, at http:// www.ftc.gov/os/publiccomments.shtm. As a matter of discretion, the FTC makes every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments it receives before placing those comments on the FTC Web site. More information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, may be found in the FTC’s privacy policy, at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/ privacy.htm. By direction of the Commission. Richard C. Donahue, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–06894 Filed 3–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES I. Background Food and Drug Administration 21 CFR Part 123 [Docket No. FDA–2013–D–0269] Draft Guidance for Industry on Purchasing Reef Fish Species Associated With the Hazard of Ciguatera Fish Poisoning; Availability AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS ACTION: Notice of availability. SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance entitled ‘‘Guidance for Industry: Purchasing Reef Fish Species Associated With the Hazard of Ciguatera Fish Poisoning.’’ The draft guidance, when finalized, will advise primary seafood processors who purchase reef fish how to minimize the risk of ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) from fish that they distribute. The draft guidance is intended to help protect the public health by reducing the risk of CFP. DATES: Although you can comment on any guidance at any time (see 21 CFR 10.115(g)(5)), to ensure that FDA considers your comment on the draft VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:52 Mar 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 guidance before we begin work on the final version of the guidance, submit either electronic or written comments on the draft guidance by May 28, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit electronic comments on the draft guidance to http://www.regulations.gov. Submit written comments on the draft guidance to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. Submit written requests for single copies of the draft guidance to Division of Seafood Safety/Office of Food Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS–325), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740. Send two self-addressed adhesive labels to assist that office in processing your request. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for electronic access to the draft guidance. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Swajian, Division of Seafood Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS–325), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, 240– 402–2300. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are announcing the availability of the draft guidance entitled ‘‘Guidance for Industry: Purchasing Reef Fish Species Associated With the Hazard of Ciguatera Fish Poisoning.’’ The draft guidance is intended for primary seafood processors who purchase reef fish such as grouper, amberjack, snapper, lionfish, king mackerel, and barracuda. The draft guidance recommends that primary seafood processors take measures to minimize the risk of CFP from fish that they distribute. This draft guidance is an update to and complements information from the guidance document entitled ‘‘Fish and Fishery Products Hazards and Controls Guidance’’ (the Guide) (Ref. 1), which helps the seafood processing industry develop seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point programs. The Guide identifies food safety hazards, including CFP, which are associated with fish and fishery products, and provides examples of recommended preventive measures to minimize the likelihood of the hazard’s occurrence. Table 3–2 in the Guide provides a list of fish species currently associated with CFP. The draft guidance adds to the list of reef fish species associated with CFP. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 18273 The draft guidance is being issued consistent with our good guidance practices regulation (21 CFR 10.115). The draft guidance, when finalized, will represent our current thinking on this topic. It does not create or confer any rights for or on any person and does not operate to bind FDA or the public. An alternative approach may be used if such approach satisfies the requirements of the applicable statutes and regulations. II. Comments Interested persons may submit either electronic comments regarding this document to http://www.regulations.gov or written comments to the Division of Dockets Management (see ADDRESSES). It is only necessary to send one set of comments. Identify comments with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. Received comments may be seen in the Division of Dockets Management between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and will be posted to the docket at http:// www.regulations.gov. III. Electronic Access Persons with access to the Internet may obtain the draft guidance at either http://www.fda.gov/FoodGuidances or http://www.regulations.gov. Use the FDA Web site to find the most current version of the draft guidance. IV. Reference The following reference has been placed on display in the Division of Dockets Management (see ADDRESSES) and may be seen by interested persons between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and is available electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov. (FDA has verified the Web site address, but we are not responsible for any subsequent changes to Web sites after this document publishes in the Federal Register.) 1. Food and Drug Administration, ‘‘Fish and Fishery Products Hazards and Controls Guidance,’’ April 28, 2011, available at http://www.fda.gov/Food/ GuidanceComplianceRegulatory Information/GuidanceDocuments/ Seafood/FishandFisheriesProducts HazardsandControlsGuide/default.htm. Dated: March 19, 2013. Leslie Kux, Assistant Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–06824 Filed 3–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–P E:\FR\FM\26MRP1.SGM 26MRP1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 58 (Tuesday, March 26, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 18272-18273]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06894]


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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

16 CFR Part 305

[3084-AB15]


Energy Labeling Rule

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'').

ACTION: Reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is reopening the comment period of its January 
9, 2013 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) until April 1, 2013.

DATES: Comments must be received by April 1, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper by 
following the instructions in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section 
below. Write ``Energy Label Ranges, Matter No. R611004'' on your 
comment, and file your comment online at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/energylabelranges by following the 
instructions on the web-based form. If you prefer to file your comment 
on paper, mail or deliver your comment to the following address: 
Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H-113 (Annex 
U), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hampton Newsome, (202) 326-2889, 
Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer Protection, 
Federal Trade Commission, Room M-8102B, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20580.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission is reopening the comment 
period for its January 9, 2013 (78 FR 1779) Notice of Proposed 
Rulemaking (NPRM) until April 1, 2013. In the NPRM, the Commission 
proposed to amend the Energy Labeling Rule (``Rule'') (16 CFR part 305) 
by updating ranges of comparability and unit energy cost figures for 
many EnergyGuide labels. The Commission also sought comment on a 
proposed exemption request by the Association of Home Appliance 
Manufacturers (AHAM) to help consumers compare the labels on 
refrigerators and clothes washers after the implementation of upcoming 
changes to the Department of Energy test procedures for those products. 
On March 7, 2013, the California Investor Owned Utilities (CA IOUs), 
citing unforeseeable circumstances that prevented the group from filing 
comments by the March 1, 2013 deadline, petitioned the Commission to 
reopen the comment period for the Proposed Rule for the Appliance 
Labeling Rule. In response, the Commission reopens the comment period 
to April 1, 2013. This action is reasonable for it will help ensure a 
full record in the proceeding and should not unduly delay this 
proceeding.
    Interested parties are invited to submit written comments 
electronically or in paper form. Comments should refer to ``Energy 
Label Ranges, Matter No. R611004'' to facilitate the organization of 
comments. Please note that your comment, including your name and your 
state, will be placed on the public record of this proceeding, 
including on the publicly accessible FTC Web site, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/publiccomments.shtm.
    Because comments will be made public, they should not include any 
sensitive personal information, such as any individual's Social 
Security Number; date of birth; driver's license number or other state 
identification number, or foreign country equivalent; passport number; 
financial account number; or credit or debit card number. Comments also 
should not include any sensitive health information, such as medical 
records or other individually identifiable health information. In 
addition, comments should not include trade secret or any commercial or 
financial information which is obtained from any person and which is 
privileged or confidential as provided in Section 6(f) of the Federal 
Trade Commission Act (FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 46(f)), and FTC Rule 
4.10(a)(2) (16 CFR 4.10(a)(2)). Comments containing matter for which 
confidential treatment is requested must be filed in paper form, must 
be clearly labeled Confidential, and must comply with FTC Rule 4.9(c).
    Because paper mail addressed to the FTC is subject to delay due to 
heightened security screening, please consider submitting your comments 
in electronic form. Comments filed in electronic form should be 
submitted using the following weblink: https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/energylabelranges (and following the 
instructions on the web-based form). To ensure that the Commission 
considers an electronic comment, you must file it on the web-based form 
at the weblink https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/energylabelranges. If this Notice appears at http://www.regulations.gov/#!home, you may also file an electronic comment 
through that Web site. The Commission will consider all comments that 
regulations.gov forwards to it. You may also visit the FTC Web site at 
http://www.ftc.gov to read the Notice and the news release describing 
it.
    A comment filed in paper form should include the Energy Label 
Ranges, Matter No. R611004 reference both in the text and on the 
envelope, and should be mailed or delivered to the following address: 
Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H-135 (Annex 
U), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580. The FTC is 
requesting that any comment filed in paper form be sent by courier or 
overnight service, if possible, because U.S. postal mail in the 
Washington area and at the Commission

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is subject to delay due to heightened security precautions.
    The FTC Act and other laws that the Commission administers permit 
the collection of public comments to consider and use in this 
proceeding as appropriate. The Commission will consider all timely and 
responsive public comments that it receives, whether filed in paper or 
electronic form. Comments received will be available to the public on 
the FTC Web site, to the extent practicable, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/publiccomments.shtm. As a matter of discretion, the FTC makes every 
effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the 
public comments it receives before placing those comments on the FTC 
Web site. More information, including routine uses permitted by the 
Privacy Act, may be found in the FTC's privacy policy, at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacy.htm.

    By direction of the Commission.
Richard C. Donahue,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-06894 Filed 3-25-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6750-01-P