Energy Efficiency Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Ceiling Fans: Availability of the Preliminary Technical Support Document, 70797 [2014-28127]

Download as PDF 70797 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 229 Friday, November 28, 2014 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Part 430 [Docket No. EERE–2012–BT–STD–0045] RIN 1904–AC87 Energy Efficiency Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Ceiling Fans: Availability of the Preliminary Technical Support Document Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Extension of public comment period. AGENCY: On September 29, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of public meeting and availability of the preliminary technical support document (TSD) for ceiling fans energy conservation standards in the Federal Register. This document announces an extension of the public comment period for submitting comments on the TSD or any other aspect of the rulemaking for ceiling fans. The comment period is extended to December 9, 2014. DATES: DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this rulemaking received no later than December 9, 2014. ADDRESSES: Interested persons may submit comments, identified by docket number EERE–2011–BT–STD–0045 and/or Regulation Identification Number (RIN) 1904–AC87, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: CeilingFan2012STD0045@ ee.doe.gov. Include the docket number EERE–2011–BT–STD–0045 and/or RIN 1904–AC87 in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, Mailstop EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. If tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:38 Nov 26, 2014 Jkt 235001 possible, please submit all items on a compact disc (CD), in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. [Please note that comments and CDs sent by mail are often delayed and may be damaged by mail screening processes.] • Hand Delivery/Courier: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, 950 L’Enfant Plaza SW., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone (202) 586–2945. If possible, please submit all items on CD, in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. Docket: The docket is available for review at www.regulations.gov, including Federal Register notices, framework documents, public meeting attendee lists and transcripts, comments, and other supporting documents/materials. All documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov index. However, not all documents listed in the index may be publicly available, such as information that is exempt from public disclosure. The rulemaking Web page can be found at: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/ buildings/appliance_standards/ rulemaking.aspx/ruleid/65. This Web page contains a link to the docket for this notice on the regulation.gov site. The www.regulations.gov Web page contains instructions on how to access all documents in the docket, including public comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Lucy deButts, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies, EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202)–287–1604. Email: ceiling_fans@ee.doe.gov. In the Office of the General Counsel, contact Ms. Jennifer Tiedeman, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, GC–33, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202)–287–6111. Email: Jennifer.Tiedeman@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 29, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of public meeting and availability of the preliminary technical support document in the Federal Register to make available and invite PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 comments on the preliminary analysis for ceiling fans energy conservation standards. 79 FR 58290. The notice provided for the written submission of comments by November 28, 2014, and oral comments were also accepted at a public meeting held on November 19, 2014. Various stakeholders have requested an extension of the comment period to consider the preliminary technical support document and public meeting presentation, and to prepare and submit comments accordingly. DOE has determined that an extension of the public comment period is appropriate based on the foregoing reason. DOE will consider any comments received by midnight of December 9, 2014, and deems any comments received by that time to be timely submitted. Issued in Washington, DC, on November 21, 2014. Kathleen B. Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. [FR Doc. 2014–28127 Filed 11–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Part 431 [Docket No. EERE–2014–BT–STD–0051] RIN 1904–AD40 Energy Conservation Program for Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Gas Compressors Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is considering establishing energy conservation standards for commercial and industrial compressors. To date, DOE has considered energy conservation standards only for compressors intended to compress air, rather than natural gas. As a result, DOE’s current efforts have focused on air compressors. However, DOE is also aware that compressors used to compress natural gas may also use a substantial amount of energy. To improve its understanding of both the technology and market of natural gas compressors, DOE will hold SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28NOP1.SGM 28NOP1

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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 229 / Friday, November 28, 2014 / 
Proposed Rules

[[Page 70797]]



DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

10 CFR Part 430

[Docket No. EERE-2012-BT-STD-0045]
RIN 1904-AC87


Energy Efficiency Program for Consumer Products: Energy 
Conservation Standards for Ceiling Fans: Availability of the 
Preliminary Technical Support Document

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy.

ACTION: Extension of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: On September 29, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 
published a notice of public meeting and availability of the 
preliminary technical support document (TSD) for ceiling fans energy 
conservation standards in the Federal Register. This document announces 
an extension of the public comment period for submitting comments on 
the TSD or any other aspect of the rulemaking for ceiling fans. The 
comment period is extended to December 9, 2014.

DATES: DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this 
rulemaking received no later than December 9, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons may submit comments, identified by docket 
number EERE-2011-BT-STD-0045 and/or Regulation Identification Number 
(RIN) 1904-AC87, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: CeilingFan2012STD0045@ee.doe.gov. Include the 
docket number EERE-2011-BT-STD-0045 and/or RIN 1904-AC87 in the subject 
line of the message.
     Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, 
Building Technologies Program, Mailstop EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue 
SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121. If possible, please submit all items on 
a compact disc (CD), in which case it is not necessary to include 
printed copies. [Please note that comments and CDs sent by mail are 
often delayed and may be damaged by mail screening processes.]
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department 
of Energy, Building Technologies Program, 950 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Suite 
600, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone (202) 586-2945. If possible, 
please submit all items on CD, in which case it is not necessary to 
include printed copies.
    Docket: The docket is available for review at www.regulations.gov, 
including Federal Register notices, framework documents, public meeting 
attendee lists and transcripts, comments, and other supporting 
documents/materials. All documents in the docket are listed in the 
www.regulations.gov index. However, not all documents listed in the 
index may be publicly available, such as information that is exempt 
from public disclosure.
    The rulemaking Web page can be found at: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards/rulemaking.aspx/ruleid/65. This Web page contains a link to the docket for this notice 
on the regulation.gov site. The www.regulations.gov Web page contains 
instructions on how to access all documents in the docket, including 
public comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Lucy deButts, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building 
Technologies, EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20585-0121. Telephone: (202)-287-1604. Email: ceiling_fans@ee.doe.gov.
    In the Office of the General Counsel, contact Ms. Jennifer 
Tiedeman, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, GC-
33, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121. Telephone: 
(202)-287-6111. Email: Jennifer.Tiedeman@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 29, 2014, the U.S. Department 
of Energy (DOE) published a notice of public meeting and availability 
of the preliminary technical support document in the Federal Register 
to make available and invite comments on the preliminary analysis for 
ceiling fans energy conservation standards. 79 FR 58290. The notice 
provided for the written submission of comments by November 28, 2014, 
and oral comments were also accepted at a public meeting held on 
November 19, 2014. Various stakeholders have requested an extension of 
the comment period to consider the preliminary technical support 
document and public meeting presentation, and to prepare and submit 
comments accordingly.
    DOE has determined that an extension of the public comment period 
is appropriate based on the foregoing reason. DOE will consider any 
comments received by midnight of December 9, 2014, and deems any 
comments received by that time to be timely submitted.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on November 21, 2014.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2014-28127 Filed 11-26-14; 8:45 am]
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