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Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits
Document Number: 2013-19269
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).
Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Applications for Permit
Document Number: 2013-19268
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) prohibit activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities.
Aspiriant Global Equity Trust and Aspiriant, LLC; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2013-19267
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Self-Regulatory Organizations; NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Changes to Its Excess Order Fee
Document Number: 2013-19262
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-19253
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-19252
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-19250
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, will submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The ICR is for renewal of the approved information collection assigned OMB control number 0990-0221, scheduled to expire on January 31, 2014. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public on this ICR during the review and approval period.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-19246
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of the: Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem, Red Drum, Mackerel, Ad Hoc Restoration, Administrative Policy, Advisory Panel Selection, Reef Fish, Data Collection, and Joint Coral/Habitat Protection Management Committees; and a meeting of the Full Council. The Council will also hold an informal public question and answer session regarding agenda items and a formal public comment session.
International Mail Contract
Document Number: 2013-19245
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning a modification to a Global Plus 1C agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Kalaeloa Partners, LP; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2013-19239
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Carolina Gas Transmission Corporation; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2013-19238
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Petition for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding
Document Number: 2013-19234
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, a Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's Rulemaking proceeding by Elizabeth Bowles, President, on behalf of the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association.
Connect America Fund
Document Number: 2013-19233
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) sua sponte reconsiders one aspect of the recent Phase I Order and provides a limited waiver of the Phase I election deadline. The Commission now requires carriers to report updates to planned Phase I deployments to the Commission, relevant state commissions, and relevant Tribal governments.
Advisory Board; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-19232
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Releasing Information; General Provisions; Accounting and Reporting Requirements; Reports of Accounts and Exposures
Document Number: 2013-19231
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Farm Credit Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Farm Credit Administration (FCA, we, or our) is proposing to establish a regulatory framework for the reliable, timely, accurate, and complete reporting of Farm Credit System (System) accounts and exposures for examination activities and risk evaluation. The proposed regulation specifies the reporting requirement(s) and performance responsibilities, including, but not limited to, establishing uniform and standard data fields to be collected from all System institutions and a disciplined and secure delivery of information. The proposed regulation would authorize a Reporting Entity (defined as the Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation (Funding Corporation) or an entity approved by FCA), to collect data from all banks and associations and serve as the central data repository manager. Additionally, the proposed regulation would require all banks and associations to provide data to the Reporting Entity to facilitate the collection, enhancement, and reporting of data to FCA.
Privacy Act Systems of Records; Phytosanitary Certificate Issuance and Tracking System
Document Number: 2013-19230
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service proposes to add a system of records to its inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The system of records is the Phytosanitary Certificate Issuance and Tracking System, USDA-APHIS-13. This notice is necessary to meet the requirements of the Privacy Act to publish in the Federal Register notice of the existence and character of record systems maintained by the agency.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8874-B
Document Number: 2013-19229
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8874-B, Notice of Recapture Event for New Markets Credit.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-19228
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing final regulation regarding excise taxes on excess benefit transactions.
Guidance Regarding Deferred Discharge of Indebtedness Income of Corporations and Deferred Original Issue Discount Deductions; Correction
Document Number: 2013-19227
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations and removal of temporary regulations (TD 9622) that were published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 (78 FR 39984). The final regulations provide necessary guidance regarding the accelerated inclusion of deferred discharge of indebtedness (also known as cancellation of debt (COD)) income (deferred COD income) and the accelerated deduction of deferred original issue discount (OID) (deferred OID deductions) under section 108(i)(5)(D) (acceleration rules), and the calculation of earnings and profits as a result of an election under section 108(i). In addition, these regulations provide rules applicable to all taxpayers regarding deferred OID deductions under section 108(i) as a result of a reacquisition of an applicable debt instrument by an issuer or related party.
Marine Mammals; File No. 17324
Document Number: 2013-19226
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that an application for a public display permit (File No. 17324) submitted by the Georgia Aquarium Inc., 225 Baker Street, Atlanta, GA 30313, has been denied.
Guidance Regarding Deferred Discharge of Indebtedness Income of Corporations and Deferred Original Issue Discount Deductions; Correction
Document Number: 2013-19225
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations and removal of temporary regulations (TD 9622) that were published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 (78 FR 39984). The final regulations provide necessary guidance regarding the accelerated inclusion of deferred discharge of indebtedness (also known as cancellation of debt (COD)) income (deferred COD income) and the accelerated deduction of deferred original issue discount (OID) (deferred OID deductions) under section 108(i)(5)(D) (acceleration rules), and the calculation of earnings and profits as a result of an election under section 108(i). In addition, these regulations provide rules applicable to all taxpayers regarding deferred OID deductions under section 108(i) as a result of a reacquisition of an applicable debt instrument by an issuer or related party.
Quarterly Publication of Individuals, Who Have Chosen To Expatriate, as Required by Section 6039G
Document Number: 2013-19224
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice is provided in accordance with IRC section 6039G of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) of 1996, as amended. This listing contains the name of each individual losing United States citizenship (within the meaning of section 877(a) or 877A) with respect to whom the Secretary received information during the quarter ending June 30, 2013. For purposes of this listing, long- term residents, as defined in section 877(e)(2), are treated as if they were citizens of the United States who lost citizenship.
Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-19223
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning an amendment to a Global Plus 1C agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Approval and Promulgation of State Implementation Plans: Alaska; Fairbanks Carbon Monoxide Limited Maintenance Plan and State Implementation Plan Revision
Document Number: 2013-19203
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA is taking direct final action to approve a carbon monoxide (CO) Limited Maintenance Plan (LMP) for the Fairbanks Area, and associated revisions to sections of the Fairbanks Transportation Control Program, submitted by the State of Alaska (the State) as a revision to its State Implementation Plan (SIP) dated April 22, 2013. In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Clean Air Act (the Act), the EPA is approving this SIP revision because it demonstrates that the Fairbanks Area will maintain the CO National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) through the second 10-year maintenance period.
Approval and Promulgation of State Implementation Plans: Alaska; Fairbanks Carbon Monoxide Limited Maintenance Plan
Document Number: 2013-19202
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA is proposing to approve a carbon monoxide Limited Maintenance Plan for the Fairbanks Area, and associated revisions to sections of the Fairbanks Transportation Control Program, submitted by the State of Alaska as a revision to its State Implementation Plan dated April 22, 2013. In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Clean Air Act, the EPA is approving this SIP revision because it demonstrates that the Fairbanks Area will maintain the carbon monoxide National Ambient Air Quality Standards through the second 10- year maintenance period.
Disapproval of State Implementation Plans; State of Utah; Interstate Transport of Pollution for the 2006 PM2.5
Document Number: 2013-19200
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is taking final action to disapprove a portion of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) submission from the State of Utah that is intended to demonstrate that its SIP meets certain interstate transport requirements of the Clean Air Act (``Act'' or ``CAA'') for the 2006 fine particulate matter (``PM2.5'') National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). Specifically, EPA is disapproving the portion of the Utah SIP submission that addresses the CAA requirement prohibiting emissions from Utah sources from significantly contributing to nonattainment of the 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS in any other state or interfering with maintenance of the 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS by any other state. Under a recent court decision, this disapproval does not trigger an obligation for EPA to promulgate a Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) to address these interstate transport requirements.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Ochoa Mine Project in Lea County, New Mexico
Document Number: 2013-19172
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ochoa Mine Project (Project) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the public comment period.
Airworthiness Directives; Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH Helicopters
Document Number: 2013-19158
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH (Eurocopter) Model BO-105A, BO-105C, BO- 105LS A-1, BO-105LS A-3, and BO-105S helicopters. This AD requires inspecting for debonding of the erosion protective shell (abrasion strip) on the leading edge of each main rotor blade. This AD was prompted by the discovery of abrasion strip debonding during an inspection on one Model BO-105 helicopter and also by an incident on a second Model BO-105 helicopter that lost its abrasion strip in-flight. The actions of this AD are intended to detect debonding of the main rotor blade abrasion strip, which could lead to an unbalanced main rotor, high vibrations, damage to the tail boom or tail rotor, and loss of control of the helicopter.
Propylene Glycol; Exemption From the Requirement of a Tolerance
Document Number: 2013-19025
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of propylene glycol (CAS Reg. No. 57-55-6) when used as an inert ingredient in antimicrobial formulations applied to food-contact surfaces in public eating places, dairy-processing equipment, and food-processing equipment and utensils under our regulations. Exponent on behalf of Ecolab, Inc. submitted a petition to EPA under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) requesting establishment of an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance. This regulation eliminates the need to establish a maximum permissible level for residues of propylene glycol.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 2013-18921
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for use to assist the homeless.
Expansion of Global Entry Eligibility to Certain Citizens of the Republic Of Korea, the Federal Republic of Germany, the State of Qatar, and the United Kingdom
Document Number: 2013-18775
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has established the Global Entry international trusted traveler program at most major U.S. airports. Global Entry allows pre-approved, low-risk participants expedited entry into the United States using Global Entry kiosks located at designated airports. Currently, eligibility for participation in Global Entry is limited to U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. lawful permanent residents, Mexican nationals, and certain eligible citizens of the Netherlands. This document announces that CBP is expanding eligibility for Global Entry to include citizens of the Republic of Korea who are participants in the Smart Entry System (SES), a trusted traveler program in the Republic of Korea; a limited number of citizens of the Federal Republic of Germany who are participants in the Automated and Biometrics- Supported Border Controls (ABG) Plus, a trusted traveler program in the Federal Republic of Germany; a limited number of citizens of the State of Qatar; and a limited number of citizens of the United Kingdom who frequently travel to the United States. All of these individuals must otherwise satisfy the requirements for participation in the Global Entry program. CBP expects at some later point to expand eligibility to include all citizens of the Federal Republic of Germany, all citizens of the State of Qatar and all citizens of the United Kingdom who otherwise satisfy the requirements for participation in the Global Entry program. Additionally, this document announces that U.S. citizens who participate in Global Entry will have the option to apply for membership in the Republic of Korea's SES program and that a limited number of U.S. citizens who participate in Global Entry will have the option to apply for membership in Germany's ABG Plus.
Radio Broadcasting Services; Centerville, Lovelady, Midway, and Oakwood, Texas
Document Number: 2013-18177
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Media Bureau grants a Petition for Rule Making filed by Katherine Pyeatt by allotting alternate FM Channel 251A at Midway, Texas, and also grants a Counterproposal filed by Roy E. Henderson for a new allotment on Channel 233A at Oakwood, Texas. Additionally, the document clarifies the circumstances under which an otherwise timely filed counterproposal in an FM allotment proceeding may be amended to cure a conflict with a previously filed application. Finally, the Bureau bifurcates two hybrid applications filed by Henderson from the Counterproposal and will consider them at a later date. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Private Land Mobile Radio Rules
Document Number: 2013-17707
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission clarifies the rules regarding the certification and use of Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) equipment in response to a petition for clarification and/or reconsideration filed by Motorola Solutions, Inc. In essence, the Commission clarifies that the rules as enacted reflect the Commission's intent. Accordingly, there is no change to the CFR.