Exelon Generation Company, LLC, Braidwood Station, Units 1 and 2
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued renewed facility operating license Nos. NPF-72 and NPF-77 to Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Exelon or the licensee), the operator of Braidwood Station, Units 1 and 2 (Braidwood), respectively. Renewed facility operating license Nos. NPF-72 and NPF-77 authorize the operation of Braidwood Units 1 and 2 at reactor core power levels not in excess of 3645 megawatts thermal each, in accordance with the provisions of the renewed licenses and technical specifications. In addition, the NRC has prepared a record of decision (ROD) that supports the NRC's decision to renew facility operating license Nos. NPF-72 and NPF-77.
Kiwifruit Grown in California; Increased Assessment Rate
This rule implements a recommendation from the Kiwifruit Administrative Committee (Committee) for an increase of the assessment rate established for the 2015-16 and subsequent fiscal periods from $0.025 to $0.040 per 9-kilo volume-fill container or equivalent of kiwifruit handled under the marketing order (order). The Committee locally administers the order, and is comprised of growers of kiwifruit operating within the area of production. Assessments upon kiwifruit handlers are used by the Committee to fund reasonable and necessary expenses of the program. The fiscal period begins on August 1 and ends July 31. The assessment rate will remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.
Proposed Information Collection; Special Park Use Applications
We (National Park Service, NPS) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 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 IC. This IC is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2016. We 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.
Amendments to the Rules of Practice and Procedure To Allow Each Signatory Party and the Commission To Administer a Single Process for the Review and Adjudication of Projects
The Delaware River Basin Commission is amending its regulations to provide for the One Process/One Permit Program. The Program is intended to promote interagency cooperation and collaboration on shared mission objectives, achieve regulatory program efficiencies, avoid unnecessary duplication of effort, and reduce the potential for confusion on the part of regulated entities and the public regarding regulatory requirements applicable to projects.
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Meeting
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for February 16, 2016. Date: February 16, 2016. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT. Location: This meeting will occur via teleconference. Interested members of the public may dial in to listen to the meeting at (866) 564-9287/Access Code: 62956028. Subject: Review and consideration of additional candidate designs for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters[supreg] Program honoring Ellis Island (Statue of Liberty National Monument) in New Jersey and Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. [ssquf] Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
Rocky Mountain Region Transmission, Ancillary Services, and Sale of Surplus Products-Rate Order No. WAPA-174
The Western Area Power Administration (Western) Loveland Area Projects' (LAP) Transmission and Western Area Colorado Missouri Balancing Authority's (WACM) Ancillary Services formula rates under Rate Schedules L-NT1, L-FPT1, L-NFPT1, L-AS1, L-AS2, L-AS3, L-AS4, L- AS5, L-AS6, L-AS7, L-AS9, and L-UU1 expire on September 30, 2016. Western is proposing modifications to the existing formula rate schedules and also is proposing to add a new rate schedule, referred to as ``LAP Marketing Sale of Surplus Products, L-M1.'' Western has prepared a brochure that provides detailed information on the proposed formula rates. If adopted, the proposed formula rates, under Rate Schedules L-NT1, L-FPT1, L-NFPT1, L-AS1, L-AS2, L-AS3, L-AS4, L-AS5, L- AS6, L-AS7, L-AS9, L-UU1, and L-M1, will become effective October 1, 2016, and will remain in effect through September 30, 2021, or until superseded. Publication of this Federal Register notice (FRN) begins the formal process for consideration of the proposed formula rates.
Record of Decision for the Windy Gap Firming Project
The U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Eastern Colorado Area Office (Reclamation) prepared an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Windy Gap Firming Project (Project) in North Central Colorado. The Municipal Subdistrict (Subdistrict), Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, acting by and through the Windy Gap Firming Project Water Activity Enterprise, on behalf of the Project Participants, obtained approval from Reclamation for additional physical connections to Colorado-Big Thompson Project (C-BT) facilities in order to implement the proposed Project. Western Area Power Administration (Western), an agency within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), participated in the development of the EIS as a cooperating agency. The EIS evaluated a no action alternative, along with four action alternatives each entailing the construction of new reservoirs along with pipelines and operational facilities at different locations. The action alternatives were designed to provide more reliable water deliveries to Front Range and West Slope communities and industry. Reclamation selected Alternative 2Chimney Hollow Reservoir in its Record of Decision (ROD) dated December 19, 2014. In order to support Reclamation's decision, Western would need to relocate 3.8 miles of its existing Estes-Lyons 115-kilovolt (kV) wood H-frame transmission line away from the proposed Chimney Hollow Reservoir site to avoid its inundation.
Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities.
Applications for New Awards; State Personnel Development Grants Program
Overview Information: State Personnel Development Grants (SPDG) Program Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2016.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2014-2015
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting a new shipper review (``NSR'') of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam''). The period of review (``POR'') is August 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015. The review covers one exporter of subject merchandise: Hai Huong Seafood Joint Stock Company (``HHFISH''). The Department has preliminarily determined that HHFISH did not sell subject merchandise at less than normal value (``NV''). We invite interested parties to comment on the preliminary results.
Honey From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2014-2015
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is initiating a new shipper review (``NSR'') of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on honey from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') with respect to Shanghai Sunbeauty Trading Co., Ltd. (``Shanghai Sunbeauty''). The period of review (``POR'') for this NSR is December 01, 2014, through November 30, 2015.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
The request described below for a new shipper review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules, (``solar cells'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (``POR'') for the new shipper review is December 1, 2014 through November 30, 2015.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
The Department of the Army proposes to delete a system of records, A0351 AMC, ``Student/Faculty Records: AMC Schools Systems'' in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system was used to determine applicant eligibility, monitor individual's progress, maintain record of student/faculty achievements, and to provide bases for management assessment of curricula and faculty effectiveness and class standing.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Guidance on Meetings With Industry and Investigators on the Research and Development of Tobacco Products
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Membership
The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Political-Military Affairs' Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) is accepting membership applications. The Bureau of Political-Military Affairs is interested in applications from subject matter experts from the United States defense industry, relevant trade and labor associations, academic, and foundation personnel. The DTAG was established as an advisory committee under the authority of 22 U.S.C. 2651a and 2656 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (``FACA''). The purpose of the DTAG is to provide the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs with a formal channel for regular consultation and coordination with U.S. private sector defense exporters and defense trade organizations on issues involving U.S. laws, policies, and regulations for munitions exports. The DTAG advises the Bureau on its support for and regulation of defense trade to help ensure that impediments to legitimate exports are reduced while the foreign policy and national security interests of the United States continue to be protected and advanced in accordance with the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), as amended. Major topics addressed by the DTAG include (a) policy issues on commercial defense trade and technology transfer; (b) regulatory and licensing procedures applicable to defense articles, services, and technical data; (c) technical issues involving the U.S. Munitions List (USML); and (d) questions relating to actions designed to carry out the AECA and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Members are appointed by the Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs on the basis of individual substantive and technical expertise and qualifications, and must be representatives of United States defense industry, relevant trade and labor associations, academic, and foundation personnel. In accordance with the DTAG Charter, all DTAG members must be U.S. citizens, and DTAG members will represent the views of their organizations. All DTAG members shall be aware of the Department of State's mandate that arms transfers must further U.S. national security and foreign policy interests. DTAG members also shall be versed in the complexity of commercial defense trade and industrial competitiveness, and all members must be able to advise the Bureau on these matters. While members are expected to use their expertise and provide candid advice, national security and foreign policy interests of the United States, as well as the interests of the entities they represent, shall be the bases for all policy and technical recommendations. DTAG members' responsibilities include: Service for a consecutive two-year term which may be renewed or terminated at the discretion of the Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs (membership shall automatically terminate for members who fail to attend two consecutive DTAG plenary meetings). Making recommendations in accordance with the DTAG Charter and the FACA. Making policy and technical recommendations within the scope of the U.S. commercial export control regime as mandated in the AECA, the ITAR, and appropriate directives. Please note that DTAG members may not be reimbursed for travel, per diem, and other expenses incurred in connection with their duties as DTAG members. How to apply: Applications in response to this notice must contain the following information: (1) Name of applicant; (2) affirmation of U.S. citizenship; (3) organizational affiliation and title, as appropriate; (4) mailing address; (5) work telephone number; (6) email address; (7) r[eacute]sum[eacute]; and (8) summary of qualifications for DTAG membership. This information may be provided via two methods: Emailed to the following address: DTAG@State.Gov. In the subject field, please write, ``DTAG Application.'' Send in hardcopy to the following address: Mr. Glenn Smith, PM/DDTC, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112. All applications must be postmarked by March 7, 2016.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Special Immigrant Visa Biodata Form
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Application for Registration and Pesticide Report for Pesticide-Producing and Device-Producing Establishments
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ``Application for Registration and Pesticide Report for Pesticide-Producing and Device- Producing Establishments'' (EPA ICR No. 0160.11, OMB Control No. 2070- 0078) 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.). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is ICR is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2016. 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.
Cyazofamid; Pesticide Tolerances
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of cyazofamid in or on the herb subgroup 19A and the bulb vegetable group 3-07. Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4) requested the herb subgroup 19A tolerances, and ISK Biosciences requested the bulb vegetable group 3-07 tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone off Alaska; Reallocation of Pacific Cod in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
NMFS is reallocating the projected unused amount of Pacific cod from vessels using jig gear to catcher vessels less than 60 feet (18.3 meters) length overall using hook-and-line or pot gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. This action is necessary to allow the A season apportionment of the 2016 total allowable catch of Pacific cod to be harvested.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the A season allowance of the 2016 total allowable catch of pollock for Statistical Area 610 in the GOA.
Open Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Risk-Sharing Mechanisms
This notice announces that the Department of the Treasury's Advisory Committee on Risk-Sharing Mechanisms (``Committee'') will convene a meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, in Room 4121, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220, from 1-4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting is open to the public, and the site is accessible to individuals with disabilities.
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
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 A season allowance of the 2016 Pacific cod total allowable catch apportioned to vessels using pot gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA.
Small Business Investment Company Program-Impact SBICs
In this proposed rule, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is defining a new class of small business investment companies (SBICs) that will seek to generate positive and measurable social impact in addition to financial return. With the creation of this class of ``Impact SBICs,'' SBA is seeking to expand the pool of investment capital available primarily to underserved communities and innovative sectors as well as support the development of America's growing impact investing industry. This proposed rule sets forth regulations applicable to Impact SBICs with respect to licensing, leverage eligibility, fees, reporting and compliance requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
The Office of the Secretary of Defense is deleting a system of records notice from its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The system of records notice is JS006CND, Department of Defense Counternarcotics C4I System (February 22, 1993, 58 FR 10557).
Public Meeting of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (the Commission) will conduct its twenty fourth meeting on March 3, 2016. At this teleconference meeting, the Commission will discuss its ongoing development of pedagogical materials to facilitate the integration of bioethics into education in a range of traditional and non-traditional settings.
DOE Response to Recommendation 2015-1 of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Pantex Plant
On November 24, 2015, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board transmitted Recommendation 2015-1, Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Pantex Plant, to the Department of Energy. In accordance with section 315(c) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2286d(c), the following represents the Secretary of Energy's response to the Recommendation.
Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: Notice of Intent To Establish a Working Group for Circulator Pumps To Negotiate a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards
The U.S. Department of Energy (``DOE'' or, in context, ``the Department'') is giving notice of a public meeting and that DOE intends to establish a negotiated rulemaking working group under the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (``ASRAC'') in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (``FACA'') and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act (``NRA'') to negotiate proposed amended energy conservation standards for circulator pumps. The purpose of the working group will be to discuss and, if possible, reach consensus on a proposed rule regarding definitions, test procedures, and energy conservation standards, as authorized by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) of 1975, as amended. The working group will consist of representatives of parties having a defined stake in the outcome of the proposed standards, and will consult as appropriate with a range of experts on technical issues. Per the ASRAC Charter, the working group is expected to make a concerted effort to negotiate a final term sheet by September 30, 2016.
Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: Notice of Open Meetings
The Department of Energy (DOE) announces public meetings and webinars for the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that agencies publish notice of an advisory committee meeting in the Federal Register.
Desert Southwest Customer Service Region Network Integration Transmission Service and Ancillary Services-Rate Order No. WAPA-175
The Western Area Power Administration (Western) Parker-Davis (P-DP) and Pacific Northwest-Pacific Southwest Intertie (Intertie) Projects' Network Integration Transmission Service (NITS) formula rates under Rate Schedules PD-NTS3, INT-NTS3 and Western Area Lower Colorado Balancing Authority's (WALC) Ancillary Services formula rates under Rate Schedules DSW-SD3, DSW-RS3, DSW-FR3, DSW-EI3, DSW-GI1, DSW-SPR3, and DSW-SUR3 expire on September 30, 2016. Western is proposing modifications to the existing formula rate schedules and adding two new rate schedules, referred to as Transmission Losses Services (DSW-TL1) and Penalty Rate for Unreserved Use of Transmission Service (DSW-UU1). Western will prepare a brochure that provides detailed information on the proposed formula rates. If adopted, the proposed formula rates, under Rate Schedules PD-NTS4, INT-NTS4, DSW-TL1, DSW-UU1, DSW-SD4, DSW- RS4, DSW-FR4, DSW-EI4, DSW-GI2, DSW-SPR4, and DSW-SUR4 will become effective October 1, 2016, and will remain in effect through September 30, 2021, or until superseded. Publication of this Federal Register notice (FRN) begins the formal process for the proposed formula rates.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the FTC is seeking public comments on its request to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend for three years the current PRA clearance for the information collection requirements contained in the Health Breach Notification Rule. That clearance expires on March 31, 2016.
Availability of Draft Toxicological Profile; Glutaraldehyde
This notice, prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), announces the availability of the Toxicological Profile for Glutaraldehyde for review and comment. All toxicological profiles issued as ``Drafts for Public Comment'' represent ATSDR's best efforts to provide important toxicological information on priority hazardous substances. We are seeking public comments and additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of glutaraldehyde for review and potential inclusion in the profile. Comments can include additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of glutaraldehyde. Although ATSDR will consider key studies for this substance during the profile development process, this Federal Register notice solicits any relevant, additional studies, particularly unpublished data. ATSDR will evaluate the quality and relevance of such data or studies for possible inclusion into the profile. ATSDR is providing a public comment period for this document as a means to best serve public health and our clients.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Recordkeeping for Institutional Dual Use Research of Concern (iDURC) Policy Compliance
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``Recordkeeping for Institutional Dual Use Research of Concern (iDURC) Policy Compliance'' (EPA ICR No. 2530.01, OMB Control No. 2080-NEW) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for emergency processing in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This is a request for approval of a new collection, for which EPA requests approval by February 29, 2016. 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.
Notice of Statute of Limitations on Claims; Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans, that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed highway project, widening of White Rock Road in the City of Rancho Cordova, County of Sacramento, State of California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.