Issuance of a Presidential Permit, 46402-46404 [2013-18321]

Download as PDF 46402 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 147 / Wednesday, July 31, 2013 / Notices C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Comments on the Proposed Rule Change Received From Members, Participants, or Others No written comments were solicited or received with respect to the proposed rule change. III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action The Exchange has filed the proposed rule change pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(iii) of the Act 16 and Rule 19b–4(f)(6) thereunder.17 Because the proposed rule change does not: (i) Significantly affect the protection of investors or the public interest; (ii) impose any significant burden on competition; and (iii) become operative prior to 30 days from the date on which it was filed, or such shorter time as the Commission may designate, if consistent with the protection of investors and the public interest, the proposed rule change has become effective pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A) of the Act and Rule 19b–4(f)(6)(iii) thereunder. 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Copies of the filing will also be available for inspection and copying at the NYSE’s principal office and on its Internet Web site at www.nyse.com. All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR NYSEMKT–2013–62 and should be submitted on or before August 21, 2013. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.19 Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–18345 Filed 7–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P 16 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(iii). CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6). 18 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2)(B). Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘The Dying Gaul’’ 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 SUMMARY: 17 17 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:14 Jul 30, 2013 19 17 Jkt 229001 Dated: July 24, 2013. Ann Stock, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–18418 Filed 7–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 8398] Issuance of a Presidential Permit July 18, 2013. Department of State. Notice of Issuance of a Presidential Permit for Vantage Pipeline US LP. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of State issued a Presidential Permit to Vantage Pipeline US LP (‘‘Vantage’’) on July 16, 2013, authorizing Vantage to construct, connect, operate, and maintain pipeline facilities at the border of the United States and Canada in Divide County, North Dakota, for the export of liquefied ethane from the United States to Canada. The Department of State determined that issuance of this permit would serve the national interest. In making this determination and issuing the permit, the Department of State complied with the procedures required SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8399] • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an email to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–NYSEMKT–2013–62 on the subject line. 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 object to be included in the exhibition ‘‘The Dying Gaul,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, from on or about October 27, 2013, until on or about March 17, 2014, 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit object, contact Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6467). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 147 / Wednesday, July 31, 2013 / Notices under Executive Order 13337, and provided public notice and opportunity for comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Europe, Western Hemisphere and Africa, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State (ENR/EDP/ EWA) 2201 C St. NW., Ste 4843, Washington, DC 20520 Attn: Michael Brennan Tel: 202–647–7553. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information concerning the Vantage pipeline and documents related to the Department of State’s review of the application for a Presidential Permit can be found at www.vantagepipeline.state.gov. Following is the text of the issued permit: PRESIDENTIAL PERMIT AUTHORIZING VANTAGE PIPELINE US LP TO CONSTRUCT, CONNECT, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN PIPELINE FACILITIES AT THE INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA By virtue of the authority vested in me as Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, including those authorities under Executive Order 13337, 69 Fed. Reg. 25299 (2004), and Department of State Delegation of Authority 118–2 of January 26, 2006; having considered the environmental effects of the proposed action consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (83 Stat. 852; 42 U.S.C. § 4321 et seq.) and other statutes relating to environmental concerns; having considered the proposed action consistent with the National Historic Preservation Act (80 Stat. 917, 16 U.S.C. § 470f et seq.); and having requested and received the views of members of the public, various federal and state agencies, and various Indian tribes; I hereby grant permission, subject to the conditions herein set forth, to Vantage Pipeline US LP (hereinafter referred to as the ‘‘permittee’’ or ‘‘Vantage’’), a limited partnership duly organized under the laws of the State of Delaware, to construct, connect, operate, and maintain pipeline facilities at the border of the United States and Canada in Divide County, North Dakota, for the export of liquid ethane from the United States to Canada. The term ‘‘facilities’’ as used in this permit means the relevant portion of the pipeline and any land, structures, installations, or equipment appurtenant thereto. The term ‘‘United States facilities’’ as used in this permit means those parts of the facilities located in the United VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:14 Jul 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 States. The United States facilities will consist of a single 10-inch diameter pipeline extending from the United States-Canada border near 151st Ave NW., Divide County, North Dakota, up to and including the first mainline shutoff valve in the United States. This permit is subject to the following conditions: Article 1. (1) The United States facilities herein described, and all aspects of their operation, shall be subject to all the conditions, provisions, and requirements of this permit and any amendment thereof. This permit may be terminated or amended at any time at the discretion of the Secretary of State or the Secretary’s delegate or upon proper application therefor. The permittee shall make no substantial change in the United States facilities, the location of the United States facilities, or in the operation authorized by this permit until such changes have been approved by the Secretary of State or the Secretary’s delegate. (2) The construction, connection, operation and maintenance of the United States facilities shall be in all material respects as described in the permittee’s November 15, 2010 application for a Presidential Permit (the ‘‘Application’’), as amended, the final Environmental Assessment dated May 10, 2013, the Department of State’s Finding of No Significant Impact dated May 13, 2013, and any construction, mitigation, and reclamation measures included in the Environmental Protection Plan (EPP) and other mitigation and control plans that are already approved or that are approved in the future by the Department of State or other relevant federal agencies. In the event of any discrepancy among these documents, construction, connection, operation and maintenance of the United States facilities shall be in all material respects as described in the most recent approved document unless otherwise determined by the Department of State. Article 2. The standards for, and the manner of, the construction, operation, and maintenance of the United States facilities shall be subject to inspection and approval by the representatives of appropriate federal, state and local agencies. The permittee shall allow duly authorized officers and employees of such agencies free and unrestricted access to said facilities in the performance of their official duties. Article 3. The permittee shall comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding the construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of the United States PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46403 facilities and with all applicable industrial codes. The permittee shall obtain all requisite permits from state and local government entities and relevant federal agencies. Article 4. Construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of the United States facilities hereunder shall be subject to the limitations, terms, and conditions issued by any competent agency of the United States Government. The permittee shall continue the operations hereby authorized and conduct maintenance in accordance with such limitations, terms, and conditions. Such limitations, terms, and conditions could address, for example, environmental protection and mitigation measures, safety requirements, export regulations, measurement capabilities and procedures, requirements pertaining to the pipeline’s capacity, and other pipeline regulations. Article 5. The permittee shall notify the Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection immediately if it plans to inject foreign merchandise into the United States facilities, or it if plans to seek an amendment to this permit authorizing use of the United States facilities for any imports of petroleum or petroleum products into the United States. Article 6. Upon the termination, revocation, or surrender of this permit, and unless otherwise agreed by the Secretary of State or the Secretary’s delegate, the United States facilities in the immediate vicinity of the international boundary shall be removed by and at the expense of the permittee within such time as the Secretary of State or the Secretary’s delegate may specify, and upon failure of the permittee to remove, or to take such other action with respect to, this portion of the United States facilities as ordered, the Secretary of State or the Secretary’s delegate may direct that possession of such facilities be taken and that they be removed or other action taken, at the expense of the permittee; and the permittee shall have no claim for damages by reason of such possession, removal, or other action. Article 7. When, in the opinion of the President of the United States, the national security of the United States demands it, due notice being given by the Secretary of State or the Secretary’s delegate, the United States shall have the right to enter upon and take possession of any of the United States facilities or parts thereof; to retain possession, management, or control thereof for such length of time as may appear to the President to be necessary; E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 46404 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 147 / Wednesday, July 31, 2013 / Notices and thereafter to restore possession and control to the permittee. In the event that the United States shall exercise such right, it shall pay to the permittee just and fair compensation for the use of such United States facilities upon the basis of a reasonable profit in normal conditions, and the cost of restoring said facilities to as good condition as existed at the time of entering and taking over the same, less the reasonable value of any improvements that may have been made by the United States. Article 8. Any transfer of ownership or control of the United States facilities or any part thereof shall be immediately notified in writing to the United States Department of State, including the submission of information identifying the transferee. This permit shall remain in force subject to all the conditions, permissions and requirements of this permit and any amendments thereto unless subsequently terminated or amended by the Secretary of State or the Secretary’s delegate. Article 9. (1) The permittee is responsible for acquiring such right-ofway grants or easements, permits, and other authorizations as may become necessary and appropriate. (2) The permittee shall save harmless and indemnify the United States from any claimed or adjudged liability arising out of the construction, connection, operation, or maintenance of the facilities, including but not limited to environmental contamination from the release or threatened release or discharge of hazardous substances and hazardous waste. (3) The permittee shall maintain the United States facilities and every part thereof in a condition of good repair for their safe operation, and in compliance with prevailing environmental standards and regulations. Article 10. The permittee shall take all necessary measures to prevent or mitigate adverse environmental impacts or disruption of archeological resources in connection with the construction, operation, and maintenance of the United States facilities. Such measures will include any construction, mitigation, and reclamation measures included in the Environmental Protection Plan (EPP), other mitigation and control plans that are already approved or that are approved in the future by the Department of State or other relevant federal agencies, and any other measures deemed prudent by the permittee. Article 11. The permittee shall file with the appropriate agencies of the United States Government such statements or reports under oath with respect to the VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:14 Jul 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 United States facilities, and/or permittee’s activities and operations in connection therewith, as are now or may hereafter be required under any laws or regulations of the United States Government or its agencies. The permittee shall file electronic Export Information where required. Article 12. The permittee shall provide written notice to the Department of State at such time as the construction authorized by this permit is begun, at such time as construction is completed, interrupted, or discontinued, and at other times as may be designated by the Department of State. Article 13. This permit shall expire five years from the date of issuance in the event that the permittee has not commenced construction of the United States facilities by that deadline. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Robert D. Hormats, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, have hereunto set my hand this 16th day of July 2013, in the City of Washington, District of Columbia. Robert D. Hormats, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment End of permit text. Dated: July 18, 2013. Michael Brennan, Office of Europe, Western Hemisphere and Africa, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–18321 Filed 7–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Human Response to Aviation Noise in Protected Natural Areas Survey Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. This research is important for establishing the scientific basis for air tour management policy decisions in the National Parks as mandated by the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by September 30, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954–9362, or by email at: Kathy.A.DePaepe@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 2120–0744. Title: Human Response to Aviation Noise in Protected Natural Areas Survey. Form Numbers: There are no FAA forms associated with this request. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: The data from this research are critically important for establishing the scientific basis for air tour management policy decisions in the National Parks as mandated by the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (NPATMA). The research expands on previous aircraft noise doseresponse work by using a wider variety of survey methods, by including different site types and visitor experiences from those previously measured, and by increasing site type replication. Respondents: Approximately 16,800 visitors to National Parks annually. Frequency: Information is collected on occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 4,200 hours annually. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Kathy DePaepe, Room 126B, Federal Aviation Administration, AES–200, 6500 S MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73169. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized 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. Issued in Washington, DC, on July 24, 2013. Albert R. Spence, FAA Assistant Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. 2013–18293 Filed 7–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 8398]


Issuance of a Presidential Permit

July 18, 2013.
AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice of Issuance of a Presidential Permit for Vantage 
Pipeline US LP.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State issued a Presidential Permit to 
Vantage Pipeline US LP (``Vantage'') on July 16, 2013, authorizing 
Vantage to construct, connect, operate, and maintain pipeline 
facilities at the border of the United States and Canada in Divide 
County, North Dakota, for the export of liquefied ethane from the 
United States to Canada. The Department of State determined that 
issuance of this permit would serve the national interest. In making 
this determination and issuing the permit, the Department of State 
complied with the procedures required

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under Executive Order 13337, and provided public notice and opportunity 
for comment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Europe, Western Hemisphere 
and Africa, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State (ENR/
EDP/EWA) 2201 C St. NW., Ste 4843, Washington, DC 20520 Attn: Michael 
Brennan Tel: 202-647-7553.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information concerning the 
Vantage pipeline and documents related to the Department of State's 
review of the application for a Presidential Permit can be found at 
www.vantagepipeline.state.gov. Following is the text of the issued 
permit:

PRESIDENTIAL PERMIT

AUTHORIZING VANTAGE PIPELINE US LP TO CONSTRUCT, CONNECT, OPERATE, AND 
MAINTAIN PIPELINE FACILITIES AT THE INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY BETWEEN THE 
UNITED STATES AND CANADA
By virtue of the authority vested in me as Under Secretary of State for 
Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, including those 
authorities under Executive Order 13337, 69 Fed. Reg. 25299 (2004), and 
Department of State Delegation of Authority 118-2 of January 26, 2006; 
having considered the environmental effects of the proposed action 
consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (83 Stat. 
852; 42 U.S.C. Sec.  4321 et seq.) and other statutes relating to 
environmental concerns; having considered the proposed action 
consistent with the National Historic Preservation Act (80 Stat. 917, 
16 U.S.C. Sec.  470f et seq.); and having requested and received the 
views of members of the public, various federal and state agencies, and 
various Indian tribes; I hereby grant permission, subject to the 
conditions herein set forth, to Vantage Pipeline US LP (hereinafter 
referred to as the ``permittee'' or ``Vantage''), a limited partnership 
duly organized under the laws of the State of Delaware, to construct, 
connect, operate, and maintain pipeline facilities at the border of the 
United States and Canada in Divide County, North Dakota, for the export 
of liquid ethane from the United States to Canada.
    The term ``facilities'' as used in this permit means the relevant 
portion of the pipeline and any land, structures, installations, or 
equipment appurtenant thereto.
    The term ``United States facilities'' as used in this permit means 
those parts of the facilities located in the United States. The United 
States facilities will consist of a single 10-inch diameter pipeline 
extending from the United States-Canada border near 151st Ave NW., 
Divide County, North Dakota, up to and including the first mainline 
shut-off valve in the United States.
    This permit is subject to the following conditions:

Article 1. (1) The United States facilities herein described, and all 
aspects of their operation, shall be subject to all the conditions, 
provisions, and requirements of this permit and any amendment thereof. 
This permit may be terminated or amended at any time at the discretion 
of the Secretary of State or the Secretary's delegate or upon proper 
application therefor. The permittee shall make no substantial change in 
the United States facilities, the location of the United States 
facilities, or in the operation authorized by this permit until such 
changes have been approved by the Secretary of State or the Secretary's 
delegate.
    (2) The construction, connection, operation and maintenance of the 
United States facilities shall be in all material respects as described 
in the permittee's November 15, 2010 application for a Presidential 
Permit (the ``Application''), as amended, the final Environmental 
Assessment dated May 10, 2013, the Department of State's Finding of No 
Significant Impact dated May 13, 2013, and any construction, 
mitigation, and reclamation measures included in the Environmental 
Protection Plan (EPP) and other mitigation and control plans that are 
already approved or that are approved in the future by the Department 
of State or other relevant federal agencies. In the event of any 
discrepancy among these documents, construction, connection, operation 
and maintenance of the United States facilities shall be in all 
material respects as described in the most recent approved document 
unless otherwise determined by the Department of State.
Article 2. The standards for, and the manner of, the construction, 
operation, and maintenance of the United States facilities shall be 
subject to inspection and approval by the representatives of 
appropriate federal, state and local agencies. The permittee shall 
allow duly authorized officers and employees of such agencies free and 
unrestricted access to said facilities in the performance of their 
official duties.

Article 3. The permittee shall comply with all applicable federal, 
state, and local laws and regulations regarding the construction, 
connection, operation, and maintenance of the United States facilities 
and with all applicable industrial codes. The permittee shall obtain 
all requisite permits from state and local government entities and 
relevant federal agencies.

Article 4. Construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of the 
United States facilities hereunder shall be subject to the limitations, 
terms, and conditions issued by any competent agency of the United 
States Government. The permittee shall continue the operations hereby 
authorized and conduct maintenance in accordance with such limitations, 
terms, and conditions. Such limitations, terms, and conditions could 
address, for example, environmental protection and mitigation measures, 
safety requirements, export regulations, measurement capabilities and 
procedures, requirements pertaining to the pipeline's capacity, and 
other pipeline regulations.

Article 5. The permittee shall notify the Commissioner of Customs and 
Border Protection immediately if it plans to inject foreign merchandise 
into the United States facilities, or it if plans to seek an amendment 
to this permit authorizing use of the United States facilities for any 
imports of petroleum or petroleum products into the United States.

Article 6. Upon the termination, revocation, or surrender of this 
permit, and unless otherwise agreed by the Secretary of State or the 
Secretary's delegate, the United States facilities in the immediate 
vicinity of the international boundary shall be removed by and at the 
expense of the permittee within such time as the Secretary of State or 
the Secretary's delegate may specify, and upon failure of the permittee 
to remove, or to take such other action with respect to, this portion 
of the United States facilities as ordered, the Secretary of State or 
the Secretary's delegate may direct that possession of such facilities 
be taken and that they be removed or other action taken, at the expense 
of the permittee; and the permittee shall have no claim for damages by 
reason of such possession, removal, or other action.

Article 7. When, in the opinion of the President of the United States, 
the national security of the United States demands it, due notice being 
given by the Secretary of State or the Secretary's delegate, the United 
States shall have the right to enter upon and take possession of any of 
the United States facilities or parts thereof; to retain possession, 
management, or control thereof for such length of time as may appear to 
the President to be necessary;

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and thereafter to restore possession and control to the permittee. In 
the event that the United States shall exercise such right, it shall 
pay to the permittee just and fair compensation for the use of such 
United States facilities upon the basis of a reasonable profit in 
normal conditions, and the cost of restoring said facilities to as good 
condition as existed at the time of entering and taking over the same, 
less the reasonable value of any improvements that may have been made 
by the United States.

Article 8. Any transfer of ownership or control of the United States 
facilities or any part thereof shall be immediately notified in writing 
to the United States Department of State, including the submission of 
information identifying the transferee. This permit shall remain in 
force subject to all the conditions, permissions and requirements of 
this permit and any amendments thereto unless subsequently terminated 
or amended by the Secretary of State or the Secretary's delegate.

Article 9. (1) The permittee is responsible for acquiring such right-
of-way grants or easements, permits, and other authorizations as may 
become necessary and appropriate.

    (2) The permittee shall save harmless and indemnify the United 
States from any claimed or adjudged liability arising out of the 
construction, connection, operation, or maintenance of the facilities, 
including but not limited to environmental contamination from the 
release or threatened release or discharge of hazardous substances and 
hazardous waste.
    (3) The permittee shall maintain the United States facilities and 
every part thereof in a condition of good repair for their safe 
operation, and in compliance with prevailing environmental standards 
and regulations.

Article 10. The permittee shall take all necessary measures to prevent 
or mitigate adverse environmental impacts or disruption of 
archeological resources in connection with the construction, operation, 
and maintenance of the United States facilities. Such measures will 
include any construction, mitigation, and reclamation measures included 
in the Environmental Protection Plan (EPP), other mitigation and 
control plans that are already approved or that are approved in the 
future by the Department of State or other relevant federal agencies, 
and any other measures deemed prudent by the permittee.

Article 11. The permittee shall file with the appropriate agencies of 
the United States Government such statements or reports under oath with 
respect to the United States facilities, and/or permittee's activities 
and operations in connection therewith, as are now or may hereafter be 
required under any laws or regulations of the United States Government 
or its agencies. The permittee shall file electronic Export Information 
where required.

Article 12. The permittee shall provide written notice to the 
Department of State at such time as the construction authorized by this 
permit is begun, at such time as construction is completed, 
interrupted, or discontinued, and at other times as may be designated 
by the Department of State.

Article 13. This permit shall expire five years from the date of 
issuance in the event that the permittee has not commenced construction 
of the United States facilities by that deadline.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Robert D. Hormats, Under Secretary of State for 
Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, have hereunto set my hand 
this 16th day of July 2013, in the City of Washington, District of 
Columbia.

Robert D. Hormats,
Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the 
Environment

    End of permit text.

    Dated: July 18, 2013.
Michael Brennan,
Office of Europe, Western Hemisphere and Africa, Bureau of Energy 
Resources, U.S. Department of State.
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