November 13, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2014-11-13-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2014-11-13
Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Iran
Document Number: 2014-27105
Type: Administrative Order
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27044
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-26996
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
World Freedom Day, 2014
Document Number: 2014-26995
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Veterans Day, 2014
Document Number: 2014-26994
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Order of Suspension of Trading; In the Matter of Kolasco Corp.
Document Number: 2014-26959
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Meeting, Committee for the Preservation of the White House
Document Number: 2014-26923
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16) that a meeting of the Committee for the Preservation of the White House will be held at the White House at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 11, 2014.
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council
Document Number: 2014-26921
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice announces a meeting of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council. The agenda includes a presentation by Cathy Stanton, anthropologist, lecturer, and writer who has been investigating the origins of the cottages located on Peddocks Island and is exploring whether this area can be classified as a ``community'' within the Boston Harbor Islands. There will also be a discussion about the Council's mission, goals, and community outreach initiative, and Superintendent Giles Parker will give updates about park operations and planning efforts.
Special Local Regulation; Southern California Annual Marine Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2014-26916
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Hanohano Ocean Challenge special local regulations on January 24, 2015. This marine event occurs on the navigable waters of Mission Bay, in San Diego, California. This action is necessary to provide for safety of the participants, crew, spectators, safety vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-26911
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of Kashmir and its Legacies”
Document Number: 2014-26902
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of State
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 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, and 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 objects to be included in the exhibition ``Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of the Kashmir and its Legacies,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, Illinois, from on or about January 13, 2015, until on or about April 19, 2015, the Rubin Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about May 22, 2015, until on or about November 30, 2015, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea” Exhibition
Document Number: 2014-26901
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of State
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 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 objects to be included in the exhibition ``Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, from on or about December 5, 2014, until on or about April 12, 2015, 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.
Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
Document Number: 2014-26900
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing this notice in support of the proposed rule, ``Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units,'' published on June 18, 2014 and the supplemental proposal, ``Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines: Existing Stationary Sources in Indian Country and U.S. Territories; Multi-jurisdictional Partnerships,'' issued on October 28, 2014, to provide further discussion of potential approaches for translating the emission rate- based carbon dioxide (CO2) goals that the EPA has proposed for each affected jurisdiction to an equivalent mass-based metric.
Propose and Modify NPDES General Permits for Facilities That Generate, Treat, and/or Use/Dispose of Sewage Sludge by Land Application, Landfill and Surface Disposal in the EPA Region 8
Document Number: 2014-26898
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-13
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is giving notice of modification of the expiration date of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permits for facilities or operations that generate, treat, and/or use/dispose of sewage sludge by means of land application, landfill and surface disposal in the states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming and in Indian country in the states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Utah (except for the Goshute Indian Reservation and the Navajo Indian Reservation) from May 12, 2018, to January 15, 2015. The EPA will regulate sewage sludge (biosolids) through the direct enforceability provision of the regulation.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Adding 20 Coral Species to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
Document Number: 2014-26893
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), in accordance with the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), are amending the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife (List) by adding 20 species of corals: Boulder star coral (Orbicella franksi), lobed star coral (Orbicella annularis), mountainous star coral (Orbicella faveolata), pillar coral (Dendrogyra cylindrus), rough cactus coral (Mycetophyllia ferox), Acropora globiceps, Acropora jacquelineae, Acropora lokani, Acropora pharaonis, Acropora retusa, Acropora rudis, Acropora speciosa, Acropora tenella, Anacropora spinosa, Euphyllia paradivisa, Isopora crateriformis, Montipora australiensis, Pavona diffluens, Porites napopora, and Seriatopora aculeata. These amendments are based on previously published determinations by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce, which has jurisdiction for these species.
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: 2014-26892
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the following public hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: Dennis C. Shea, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ``the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold an official public release of the Commission's 2014 Annual Report to Congress on November 20, 2014. Purpose of Meeting: Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold an official public conference in Washington, DC to release the 2014 Annual Report on November 20, 2014. The Commission is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) with the enactment of the Science, State, Justice, Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 that was signed into law on November 22, 2005 (Pub. L. 109-108). In accord with FACA, meetings of the Commission to make decisions concerning the substance and recommendations of its 2014 Annual Report to Congress are open to the public.
Approval of Subzone Status; Kinder Morgan Operating L.P. “C”; Hawesville, Kentucky
Document Number: 2014-26890
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26887
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26885
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26884
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26883
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26879
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26877
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26876
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26875
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26874
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26872
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26871
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Shipyard Employment Standards; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2014-26870
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Shipyard Employment Standards of Subpart GGear and Equipment for Rigging and Materials Handling (29 CFR 1915.112(a)(1), 29 CFR 1915.112(b)(1)(i), 29 CFR 1915.112(c)(1)(i), 29 CFR 1915.112(c)(2), 29 CFR 1915.113(a)(1), 29 CFR 1915.113(b)(1) and 29 CFR 1915.115(c)) and Subpart KPortable, Unfired Pressure Vessels, Drums and Containers, Other than Ship's Equipment (29 CFR 1915.172(d)). The purpose of the collection of information (paperwork) provisions of the Standards is to reduce workers' risk of death or serious injury by ensuring that equipment has been tested and is in safe operating condition.
Cotton Dust Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2014-26869
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Cotton Dust Standard (29 CFR 1910.1043).
Acrylonitrile Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2014-26868
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified by the Acrylonitrile Standard (29 CFR 1910.1045).
Proposed Settlement Agreement, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit
Document Number: 2014-26866
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (``CAA'' or the ``Act''), notice is hereby given of a proposed settlement agreement to address a lawsuit filed by Environmental Integrity Project and Sierra Club in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia: Environmental Integrity Project v. McCarthy, Case No. 1:14-cv-01196 (D.D.C.). On July 16, 2014, Plaintiffs filed this complaint alleging that Gina McCarthy, in her official capacity as Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA''), failed to perform a non-discretionary duty to grant or deny within 60 days three petitions submitted by Environmental Integrity Project and Sierra Club requesting that EPA object to three CAA Title V permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to Luminant Generating Company to operate three power plants in Texas. The proposed settlement agreement would establish deadlines for EPA to take such action.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Vessels Using Pot Gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2014-26865
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by vessels using pot gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2014 Pacific cod total allowable catch (TAC) apportioned to vessels using pot gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2014-26863
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of the Interior
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on December 3, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. The meeting will be held via web conference and teleconference. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, has been established to advise the Chair of the Federal Geographic Data Committee on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16. Topics to be addressed at the meeting include:
Notice of Agreements Filed
Document Number: 2014-26859
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments on the ISO Geospatial Metadata Editors Registry
Document Number: 2014-26858
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection request (ICR) described below. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR.
Profit and Fee Under Federal Financial Assistance Awards
Document Number: 2014-26856
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA is revising the NASA Grant & Cooperative Agreement Handbook to clarify that NASA does not pay profit or fee on Federal Financial Assistance awards, i.e. grants and cooperative agreements, to non-profit organizations. This rule makes changes to NASA regulations to reflect that revision.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-26855
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-26854
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Mangoes From Australia
Document Number: 2014-26853
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations for the importation of mangoes from Australia.
Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service Supporting Documents; Research Report on Attitudes of Truck Drivers and Carriers on the Use of Electronic Logging Devices and Driver Harassment
Document Number: 2014-26851
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
On March 28, 2014, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM) that proposed amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to establish: Minimum performance and design standards for hours-of-service (HOS) electronic logging devices (ELDs); requirements for the mandatory use of these devices by drivers currently required to prepare HOS records of duty status (RODS); requirements concerning HOS supporting documents; and measures to address concerns about harassment resulting from the mandatory use of ELDs. FMCSA announces the availability of a new report: ``Attitudes of Truck Drivers and Carriers on the Use of Electronic Logging Devices and Driver Harassment.'' This project surveyed drivers on their attitudes regarding carrier harassment and examined whether reported harassment experiences varied due to the hours-of-service logging method used by the driver. The survey is an effort to further address the potential for harassment associated with ELDs and provides results that are consistent with the Agency's discussion of harassment in the ELD SNPRM. A copy of the report has been placed in the docket referenced at the beginning of this notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities; New Information Collection: State Commercial Driver's License Program Plan
Document Number: 2014-26850
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its review and approval and invites public comment. The FMCSA requests approval of a new ICR titled, ``State Commercial Driver's License Program Plan.'' as a result of requirements from Section 32305 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), Public Law 112-141, dated July 6, 2012. The Act requires States to submit a plan to the Secretary describing the actions the State will take to address any deficiencies in the State's commercial driver's license (CDL) program, as identified by the Secretary in the most recent audit of the program. This ICR is needed to ensure that the States are complying with notification and recordkeeping requirements for information related to testing, licensing, violations, convictions and disqualifications and that the information is accurate, complete and transmitted and recorded within certain time periods as required by the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 (CMVSA), as amended.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
Document Number: 2014-26848
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.