Agency Request for Comments on Draft Solicitation for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects, 22959-22960 [2014-09469]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 80 / Friday, April 25, 2014 / Notices submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED–2014–ICCD–0066 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted; ED will ONLY accept comments during the comment period in this mailbox when the regulations.gov site is not available. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, LBJ, Mailstop L–OM–2–2E319, Room 2E103, Washington, DC 20202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Stephanie Badger, 202–377–3229. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental Information. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:57 Apr 24, 2014 Jkt 232001 OMB Control Number: 1845–0103. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,230,000. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 615,000. Abstract: The Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental Information serves as the means by which a parent or graduate/professional student Direct PLUS Loan applicant may provide certain information to a school that will assist the school in originating the borrower’s Direct PLUS Loan award, as an alternative to providing this information to the school by other means established by the school. Dated: April 22, 2014. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2014–09400 Filed 4–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Agency Request for Comments on Draft Solicitation for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects U.S. Department of Energy. Notice of availability and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Loan Programs Office (LPO) of the Department of Energy (DOE) announces availability of a draft of a potential future solicitation for Federal Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects. LPO invites comments regarding the draft of the potential future solicitation. DATES: Comments regarding the draft of the potential future solicitation must be received on or before May 27, 2014. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Peter W. Davidson, Executive Director, Loan Programs Office, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. The draft solicitation is available on LPO’s Web site at http:// www.lgprogram.energy.gov/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter W. Davidson, LPOREEESoliciationQuestions@ hq.doe.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22959 DOE is considering a potential future solicitation for Federal Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects. Should DOE choose to proceed which such a solicitation, applicants would be invited to apply for loan guarantees from DOE to finance projects and facilities located in the United States that employ innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies (‘‘Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects’’). DOE may make up to Two Billion Five Hundred Million Dollars ($2,500,000,000) in loan guarantee authority available under the proposed solicitation for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects, plus an additional amount that can be imputed based on the availability of an appropriation for the credit subsidy cost of such imputed loan guarantee authority. The amount of total loan guarantee authority that could be available pursuant to the proposed solicitation will depend on credit subsidy rates. DOE is considering including in the potential future solicitation projects or facilities that use: (a) Renewable energy systems; (b) efficient electrical generation, transmission, and distribution technologies; or (c) efficient end-use energy technologies; SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (within the meaning of those terms in Section 1703(b)(1), (6), and (7) of Title XVII). Should DOE choose to proceed which such a solicitation, DOE would look favorably on eligible projects that will have a catalytic effect on the commercial deployment of future Renewable Energy Projects and/or Efficient Energy Projects that replicate or extend the innovative feature of the eligible project. While comments are sought on all aspects of the draft solicitation, DOE is particularly interested in comments regarding technologies that that will have a catalytic effect on the commercial deployment of future Renewable Energy Projects and/or Efficient Energy Projects that replicate or extend the innovative feature of the eligible project. LPO is announcing a draft of a potential future solicitation for Federal Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects. LPO invites comments regarding the draft of the potential future solicitation. Authority: Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 16511 et seq.). E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 22960 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 80 / Friday, April 25, 2014 / Notices Issued in Washington, DC, on April 21, 2014. April Stephenson, Chief Operating Officer, Loan Programs Office. [FR Doc. 2014–09469 Filed 4–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9909–27–OEI] Agency Information Collection Activities OMB Responses Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This document announces the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) responses to Agency Clearance requests, in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. Seq.). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control numbers for EPA regulations are listed in 40 CFR part 9 and 48 CFR chapter 15. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Courtney Kerwin (202) 566–1669, or email at Kerwin.Courtney@epa.gov and please refer to the appropriate EPA Information Collection Request (ICR) Number. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Responses to Agency Clearance Requests mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES OMB Approvals EPA ICR Number 1663.08; Compliance Assurance Monitoring Program (Renewal); 40 CFR part 64; was approved on 03/28/2014; OMB Number 2060–0376; expires on 03/31/2017; Approved with change. EPA ICR Number 2227.04; NSPS for Stationary Spark Ignition Internal Combustion Engines (Renewal); 40 CFR part 60, subparts A and JJJJ; was approved on 03/28/2014; OMB Number 2060–0610; expires on 03/31/2017; Approved without change. EPA ICR Number 1569.08; Approval of State Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Programs (Renewal); 15 CFR part 923; was approved on 03/28/2014; OMB Number 2040–0153; expires on 03/31/2017; Approved without change. EPA ICR Number 1080.14; NESHAP for Benzene Emission from Benzene Storage Vessels and Coke By Product Recovery Plants (Renewal); 40 CFR part VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:57 Apr 24, 2014 Jkt 232001 61, subparts A, L, and Y; was approved on 03/28/2014; OMB Number 2060– 0185; expires on 03/31/2017; Approved without change. EPA ICR Number 2383.03; NESHAP for Gold Mine Ore Processing (Renewal); 40 CFR parts 63 and 40, subparts A and EEEEEEE; was approved on 03/28/2014; OMB Number 2060– 0659; expires on 03/31/2017; Approved without change. EPA ICR Number 2369.03; NSPS for Sewage Sludge Incinerators (Renewal); 40 CFR part 60, subparts A and LLLL; was approved on 03/28/2014; OMB Number 2060–0658; expires on 03/31/2017; Approved without change. EPA ICR Number 2457.02; NESHAP for Group IV Polymers and Resins (Final Rule); 40 CFR part 63 subpart JJJ; was approved on 03/27/2014; OMB Number 2060–0682; expires on 03/31/2017; Approved without change. EPA ICR Number 2484.02; Willingness To Pay for Santa Cruz River Management Options in Southern Arizona (Change); was approved on 03/06/2014; OMB Number 2080–0080; expires on 02/28/2015; Approved without change. EPA ICR Number 0234.11; Performance Evaluation Studies on Wastewater Laboratories (Renewal); was approved on 03/04/2014; OMB Number 2080–0021; expires on 03/31/2017; Approved with change. EPA ICR Number 1808.07; Environmental Impact Assessment of Nongovernmental Activities in Antarctica (Renewal); 40 CFR part 8; was approved on 03/04/2014; OMB Number 2020–0007; expires on 03/31/2017; Approved without change. EPA ICR Number 1136.11; NSPS for VOC Emissions from Petroleum Refinery Wastewater Systems (Renewal); 40 CFR part 60 subparts A and QQQ; was approved on 03/04/2014; OMB Number 2060–0172; expires on 03/31/2017; Approved without change. Comment Filed EPA ICR Number 1807.06; NESHAP for Pesticide Active Ingredient Production (Proposed Rule); 40 CFR part 63 subparts A and MMM; OMB filed comment on 03/28/2014. EPA ICR Number 2443.01; NSPS for Residential Masonry Heaters (Proposed Rule); 40 CFR part 60 subparts A and RRRR; OMB filed comment on 03/06/2014. EPA ICR Number 2442.01; NSPS for New Residential Hydronic Heaters and Forced-Air Furnaces (Proposed Rule); 40 CFR part 60 subparts A and QQQQ; OMB filed comment on 03/06/2014. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: April 16, 2014. Erin Collard, Acting Director, Collections Strategies Division. [FR Doc. 2014–09454 Filed 4–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2004–0065; FRL 9909–89– OEI] Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Requirements for the Approval and Delegation of Federal Air Toxics Programs to State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal Agencies Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), Application Requirements for the Approval and Delegation of Federal Air Toxics Programs to State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal Agencies (EPA ICR No. 1643.08, OMB Control No. 2060– 0264), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through April 30, 2014. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (79 FR 2828) on January 16, 2014 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DATES: Additional comments may be submitted on or before May 27, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OAR–2004–0065, to (1) the EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to a-and-rdocket@epa.gov, or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460, and (2) OMB via email to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Address comments to OMB Desk Officer for EPA. The EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 80 (Friday, April 25, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22959-22960]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09469]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Agency Request for Comments on Draft Solicitation for Renewable 
Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Loan Programs Office (LPO) of the Department of Energy 
(DOE) announces availability of a draft of a potential future 
solicitation for Federal Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects 
and Efficient Energy Projects. LPO invites comments regarding the draft 
of the potential future solicitation.

DATES: Comments regarding the draft of the potential future 
solicitation must be received on or before May 27, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Peter W. Davidson, Executive 
Director, Loan Programs Office, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. The draft solicitation 
is available on LPO's Web site at http://www.lgprogram.energy.gov/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter W. Davidson, 
LPOREEESoliciationQuestions@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOE is considering a potential future 
solicitation for Federal Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects 
and Efficient Energy Projects. Should DOE choose to proceed which such 
a solicitation, applicants would be invited to apply for loan 
guarantees from DOE to finance projects and facilities located in the 
United States that employ innovative renewable energy and energy 
efficiency technologies (``Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient 
Energy Projects''). DOE may make up to Two Billion Five Hundred Million 
Dollars ($2,500,000,000) in loan guarantee authority available under 
the proposed solicitation for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient 
Energy Projects, plus an additional amount that can be imputed based on 
the availability of an appropriation for the credit subsidy cost of 
such imputed loan guarantee authority. The amount of total loan 
guarantee authority that could be available pursuant to the proposed 
solicitation will depend on credit subsidy rates.
    DOE is considering including in the potential future solicitation 
projects or facilities that use:
    (a) Renewable energy systems;
    (b) efficient electrical generation, transmission, and distribution 
technologies; or
    (c) efficient end-use energy technologies;

(within the meaning of those terms in Section 1703(b)(1), (6), and (7) 
of Title XVII). Should DOE choose to proceed which such a solicitation, 
DOE would look favorably on eligible projects that will have a 
catalytic effect on the commercial deployment of future Renewable 
Energy Projects and/or Efficient Energy Projects that replicate or 
extend the innovative feature of the eligible project. While comments 
are sought on all aspects of the draft solicitation, DOE is 
particularly interested in comments regarding technologies that that 
will have a catalytic effect on the commercial deployment of future 
Renewable Energy Projects and/or Efficient Energy Projects that 
replicate or extend the innovative feature of the eligible project.
    LPO is announcing a draft of a potential future solicitation for 
Federal Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient 
Energy Projects. LPO invites comments regarding the draft of the 
potential future solicitation.

     Authority: Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 
U.S.C. 16511 et seq.).


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    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 21, 2014.
April Stephenson,
 Chief Operating Officer, Loan Programs Office.
[FR Doc. 2014-09469 Filed 4-24-14; 8:45 am]
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