November 19, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2014-11-19-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2014-11-19
Sunshine Act: Notice of Agency Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27510
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: National Credit Union Administration, Agencies and Commissions
America Recycles Day, 2014
Document Number: 2014-27490
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Executive Office of the President
American Education Week, 2014
Document Number: 2014-27480
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Executive Office of the President
In the Matter of YesDTC Holdings, Inc.; Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2014-27471
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Simplified Procedures Project Thresholds for the Public Assistance Program
Document Number: 2014-27470
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On February 26, 2014, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a final rule (79 FR 10685) revising the monetary thresholds for when FEMA will process an application using simplified procedures under its Public Assistance Program. FEMA based the revised thresholds on an analysis it completed pursuant to the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. The findings of the analysis were submitted in a Report to Congress on January 29, 2014. FEMA is seeking comment on the findings in this Report to inform any future revisions to the project thresholds.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: HOPE VI Public Housing Programs
Document Number: 2014-27457
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Regional Analysis of Impediments Guidance for Sustainable Communities Grantees
Document Number: 2014-27455
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Office of Economic Resilience Progress Report Template
Document Number: 2014-27454
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
Meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-27440
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is hereby giving notice that a meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) will take place via webinar. This webinar will be open to the public. Registration is required for those who wish to provide public testimony.
Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27438
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) is giving notice of a meeting of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee (FESAC). The Committee will advise the Directors of the Economics and Statistics Administration's (ESA) two statistical agencies, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and the Census Bureau, and the Commissioner of the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on statistical methodology and other technical matters related to the collection, tabulation, and analysis of federal economic statistics. Last minute changes to the agenda are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments.
Impact of the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) on Legitimate Commercial Chemical, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical Activities Involving “Schedule 1” Chemicals (Including Schedule 1 Chemicals Produced as Intermediates) Through Calendar Year 2014
Document Number: 2014-27425
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is seeking public comments on the impact that implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), through the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act (CWCIA) and the Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations (CWCR), has had on commercial activities involving ``Schedule 1'' chemicals during calendar year 2014. The purpose of this notice of inquiry is to collect information to assist BIS in its preparation of the annual certification to the Congress on whether the legitimate commercial activities and interests of chemical, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical firms are being harmed by such implementation. This certification is required under Condition 9 of Senate Resolution 75, April 24, 1997, in which the Senate gave its advice and consent to the ratification of the CWC.
Solicitation of Veterinary Shortage Situation Nominations for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP)
Document Number: 2014-27423
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is soliciting nominations of veterinary service shortage situations for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) for fiscal year (FY) 2015, as authorized under the National Veterinary Medical Services Act (NVMSA), 7 U.S.C. 3151a. This notice initiates a 60-day nomination period and prescribes the procedures and criteria to be used by State, Insular Area, DC and Federal Lands to nominate veterinary shortage situations. Each year all eligible nominating entities may submit nominations, up to the maximum indicated for each entity in this notice. NIFA is conducting this solicitation of veterinary shortage situation nominations under a previously approved information collection (OMB Control Number 0524-0046).
Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in Certain Raw Beef Products
Document Number: 2014-27418
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing that it has completed and is making available its analysis on the estimated costs and benefits associated with the implementation of its non-O157 STEC testing on beef manufacturing trimmings and the costs and benefits associated with the potential expansion of its non-O157 STEC testing to ground beef and ground beef components other than beef manufacturing trimmings. In addition, FSIS is responding to comments that it received on the previous cost benefits analysis.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils
Document Number: 2014-27413
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) are sponsoring a public meeting on January 13, 2015. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States (U.S.) positions that will be discussed at the 24th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils (CCFO) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), taking place in Malaysia, February 9-13, 2015. The Under Secretary for Food Safety and the FDA recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 24th session of the CCFO and to address items on the agenda.
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part
Document Number: 2014-27412
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (steel wire rod) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) are being, or likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV), as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The period of investigation is July 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013. The final weighted-average dumping margins for this investigation are listed in the ``Final Determination Margins'' section below.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-27411
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled CNCS Application Instructions for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Amy Borgstrom, at 202-606-6930 or email to aborgstrom@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call 1-800-833-3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Affirmative Critical Circumstances Determination
Document Number: 2014-27410
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (steel wire rod) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) as provided in section 705 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013. For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice.
Agency Information Collection: Activity Under OMB Review: Report of Financial and Operating Statistics for Large Certificated Air Carriers
Document Number: 2014-27409
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics invites the general public, industry and other governmental parties to comment on the continuing need for and usefulness of BTS collecting financial data from large certificated air carriers. Large certificated air carriers are carriers that operate aircraft with 61 seats or more, aircraft with 18,001 pounds of payload capacity or more, or operate international air services.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Inseason Adjustment to the 2014 Gulf of Alaska Pollock Seasonal Apportionments
Document Number: 2014-27408
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is adjusting the 2014 seasonal apportionments of the total allowable catch (TAC) in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) by re- apportioning unharvested pollock TAC from Statistical Areas 610 to Statistical Areas 620 and 630 of the GOA. This action is necessary to provide opportunity for harvest of the 2014 pollock TAC, consistent with the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska.
Performance Review Board Members
Document Number: 2014-27405
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2014-27404
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on small diameter graphite electrodes from the People's Republic of China (PRC), covering the period February 1, 2013, through January 31, 2014. The Department preliminarily determines that during the period of review (POR) one company covered by this review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-27402
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden.
Ports and Marine Technology Trade Mission to India
Document Number: 2014-27401
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Industry and Analysis is amending the notice published at 79 FR 24674, May 1, 2014, for the India Ports and Marine Technology Trade Mission to India to notify potential U.S. delegates that the trade mission application deadline is extended to November 21, 2014 and to add a second optional stop to an Eastern port, Visakhapatnam (Vizag), India. The fee for the optional stop to Vizag will be $700 per participant for the first representative and $200 for any additional representative, provided there are a number of 5 participants traveling to Vizag.
Automotive Trade Mission to Bogota, Colombia and Lima, Peru, April 26-30, 2015
Document Number: 2014-27399
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM Underground Maximum Capacity Canister Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1040
Document Number: 2014-27398
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing a direct final rule that would have added the Holtec International HI- STORM Underground Maximum Capacity (UMAX) Canister Storage System, Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1040, to the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks.'' The NRC is taking this action because it has received at least one significant adverse comment in response to a companion proposed rule that was concurrently published with the direct final rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, Level 1 Assessment Form, Level 3 Evaluation Form for Students, and Level 3 Evaluation Form for Supervisors
Document Number: 2014-27397
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, 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 a revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning course evaluation surveys at the Center for Domestic Preparedness.
Technical Mapping Advisory Council
Document Number: 2014-27396
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet in person on December 4-5, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia. The meeting will be open to the public.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-27395
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
The Department of the Air Force proposes to alter a system of records notice, F032 AFCES A, entitled ``Civil Engineer System-Fire Department Records'' in its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system will be used to assist in protecting installation resources, equipment, and personnel that require emergency services. Operate emergency dispatch centers to support fire emergency operations. In addition, it will track fire prevention and protection, firefighting, rescue, and Hazardous Materials (HazMat) response and after action reports.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: 2014-27394
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date. Also, information identifying the current participation status of a community can be obtained from FEMA's Community Status Book (CSB). The CSB is available at http:// www.fema.gov/fema/csb.shtm.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 2015-2016 Federal Student Aid Application
Document Number: 2014-27393
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Hours of Service (HOS) of Drivers; Application for International Association of Movers (IAM) Exemption From the 14-Hour Rule
Document Number: 2014-27392
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces that the International Association of Movers (IAM) has applied for an exemption from FMCSA's regulation prohibiting operators of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) from driving following the 14th hour after coming on duty. IAM's exemption request is on behalf of all FMCSA-authorized carriers moving household goods, regardless of membership in IAM or any other professional society. The requested exemption would be used only by drivers who need to move their vehicles from the customer's residence or military base to a safe place for overnight parking when there are delays in completing the job. In no case would the drivers be permitted to drive more than 75 miles or 90 minutes after the 14th hour. FMCSA requests public comment on IAM's application for exemption.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2014-27391
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Once approved by NARA, records schedules provide mandatory instructions on what happens to records when no longer needed for current Government business. They authorize the preservation of records of continuing value in the National Archives of the United States and the destruction, after a specified period, of records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. Notice is published for records schedules in which agencies propose to destroy records not previously authorized for disposal or reduce the retention period of records already authorized for disposal. NARA invites public comments on such records schedules, as required by 44 U.S.C. 3303a(a).
Announcing the Award of a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Grant to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) in Harrisburg, PA
Document Number: 2014-27390
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), Division of Family Violence and Prevention Services (DFVPS) announces the award of $236,000 as a single-source program expansion supplement to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence in Harrisburg, PA. The grantee, funded under the Family Violence Protection and Services Act (FVPSA) program, is a technical assistance (TA) provider that assists FVPSA service providers to build the capacity of domestic violence programs.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-27389
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Defense Logistics Agency proposes to alter a system of records notice, S500.55, entitled ``Information Technology Access and Control Records'' in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended.
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2014-27388
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2014-27387
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Proposed Criteria for “First Generic” Submissions for Purposes of Abbreviated New Drug Application Review Prioritization Under the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments; Establishment of a Public Docket
Document Number: 2014-27385
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing the opening of a public docket and requesting comments on proposed criteria for ``first generic'' abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) submissions. The purpose is to facilitate FDA's establishment of review prioritization under the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012 (GDUFA). Establishing clear criteria for this review prioritization category will allow FDA to appropriately prioritize ANDA submissions and track them in a manner consistent with the review prioritization commitments FDA made under GDUFA. Clear criteria for this category will also lead to less industry confusion and more consistent identification of ``first generic'' submissions.
Electronic Study Data Submission; Data Standards; Validation Rules for Study Data Tabulation Model Formatted Studies; Availability
Document Number: 2014-27384
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is announcing the availability of a document entitled ``Validation Rules for Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM) Formatted Studies.'' CDER is making this document available to improve the standardization and quality of clinical data submitted to CDER, as well as to improve the predictability of data quality and usefulness.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-27383
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Defense Health Agency proposes to alter an existing system of records, EDTMA 03, entitled ``Legal Opinion Files'' in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system uses records to address and resolve legal issues and for research, precedent, historical, and record purposes.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09) Second Follow-Up Field Test and Main Study Panel Maintenance 2015
Document Number: 2014-27381
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Snow Mountain Solar Project on the Las Vegas Paiute Indian Reservation, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2014-27379
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In order to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency in cooperation with the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe (Tribe), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and other Federal agencies, intend to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will evaluate a proposed photovoltaic (PV) solar energy generation project on the Las Vegas Paiute Indian Reservation and a transmission line located on tribal lands, private lands and/or Federal lands administered and managed by BLM in Clark County, Nevada. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify potential issues related to the EIS. It also announces that public scoping meetings will be held in Nevada to identify potential issues, alternatives, and mitigation to be considered in the EIS.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2014-27377
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Class III Gaming Compact between the Karuk Tribe and the State of California taking effect.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27376
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Coral Working Group.
Revision of Agency Information Collection for Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report
Document Number: 2014-27375
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for approval for the revision of collection of information for the Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0131, which expires November 30, 2014.
President's Export Council: Meeting of the President's Export Council
Document Number: 2014-27373
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The President's Export Council (Council) will hold a meeting to deliberate on recommendations related to promoting the expansion of U.S. exports and to convey a report to the President on the September 2014 fact-finding trip to Poland and Turkey by some members of the Council. Topics may include: the National Export Initiative; trade promotion authority; trade negotiations; reauthorization of the Export- Import Bank of the United States; innovation; education, skills development and workforce readiness; infrastructure; tax reform; and export control reform. The final agenda will be posted at least one week in advance of the meeting on the President's Export Council Web site at http://trade.gov/pec.
Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Central Valley Project Municipal and Industrial Water Shortage Policy, Central Valley, CA
Document Number: 2014-27372
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation has made available for public review and comment the Central Valley Project (CVP) Municipal and Industrial Water Shortage Policy (M&I WSP) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Draft EIS addresses updating the CVP M&I WSP and implementation guidelines. The CVP M&I WSP would be used by Reclamation to: (1) Define water shortage terms and conditions for applicable CVP M&I water service contractors, as appropriate; (2) establish CVP water supply levels that, together with the M&I water service contractors' drought water conservation measures and other water supplies, would assist the M&I water service contractors in their efforts to protect public health and safety during severe or continuing droughts; and (3) provide information to M&I water service contractors for their use in water supply planning and development of drought contingency plans.