March 4, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-03-04-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-03-04
Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Zimbabwe
Document Number: 2016-05072
Type: Administrative Order
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Ukraine
Document Number: 2016-05071
Type: Administrative Order
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Read Across America Day, 2016
Document Number: 2016-05068
Type: Proclamation
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Schedules of Controlled Substances: Extension of Temporary Placement of 10 Synthetic Cathinones in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act
Document Number: 2016-05004
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
The Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration is issuing this final order to extend the temporary schedule I status of 10 synthetic cathinones pursuant to the temporary scheduling provisions of the Controlled Substances Act. The 10 substances are: 4-methyl-N- ethylcathinone (4-MEC); 4-methyl-alpha-pyrrolidinopropiophenone (4- MePPP); alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone ([alpha]-PVP); 1-(1,3- benzodioxol-5-yl)-2-(methylamino)butan-1-one (butylone); 2- (methylamino)-1-phenylpentan-1-one (pentedrone); 1-(1,3-benzodioxol-5- yl)-2-(methylamino)pentan-1-one (pentylone); 4-fluoro-N-methylcathinone (4-FMC); 3-fluoro-N-methylcathinone (3-FMC); 1-(naphthalen-2-yl)-2- (pyrrolidin-1-yl)pentan-1-one (naphyrone); and alpha- pyrrolidinobutiophenone ([alpha]-PBP) [hereinafter 4-MEC, 4-MePPP, [alpha]-PVP, butylone, pentedrone, pentylone, 4-FMC, 3-FMC, naphyrone, and [alpha]-PBP, respectively], including their optical, positional, and geometric isomers, salts, and salts of isomers. The current final order temporarily placing 4-MEC, 4-MePPP, [alpha]-PVP, butylone, pentedrone, pentylone, 4-FMC, 3-FMC, naphyrone, and [alpha]-PBP into schedule I is in effect through March 6, 2016. This final order will extend the temporary scheduling of 4-MEC, 4-MePPP, [alpha]-PVP, butylone, pentedrone, pentylone, 4-FMC, 3-FMC, naphyrone, and [alpha]- PBP for one year, or until the permanent scheduling action for these 10 substances is completed, whichever occurs first.
Schedules of Controlled Substances: Placement of 10 Synthetic Cathinones Into Schedule I
Document Number: 2016-05002
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
The Drug Enforcement Administration proposes placing 10 synthetic cathinones: 4-methyl-N-ethylcathinone (4-MEC); 4-methyl- alpha-pyrrolidinopropiophenone (4-MePPP); alpha- pyrrolidinopentiophenone ([alpha]-PVP); 1-(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)-2- (methylamino)butan-1-one (butylone); 2-(methylamino)-1-phenylpentan-1- one (pentedrone); 1-(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)-2-(methylamino)pentan-1-one (pentylone); 4-fluoro-N-methylcathinone (4-FMC); 3-fluoro-N- methylcathinone (3-FMC); 1-(naphthalen-2-yl)-2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)pentan- 1-one (naphyrone); alpha-pyrrolidinobutiophenone ([alpha]-PBP) and their optical, positional, and geometric isomers, salts and salts of isomers into schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. This proposed scheduling action is pursuant to the Controlled Substances Act which requires that such actions be made on the record after opportunity for a hearing through formal rulemaking. If finalized, this action would impose the regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal sanctions applicable to schedule I controlled substances on persons who handle (manufacture, distribute, import, export, engage in research, conduct instructional activities or chemical analysis, or possess), or propose to handle 4-MEC, 4-MePPP, [alpha]-PVP, butylone, pentedrone, pentylone, 4-FMC, 3-FMC, naphyrone, or [alpha]-PBP.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-04996
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2016-04928
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), notice is hereby given of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's (Board) public hearing described below. The Board invites any interested persons or groups to present any comments, technical information, or data concerning safety issues related to the matters to be considered.
Flubendiamide; Notice of Intent To Cancel Pesticide Registrations
Document Number: 2016-04905
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to section 6(e) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA hereby announces its intent to cancel the registration of four (4) pesticide products containing the insecticide flubendiamide owing to the registrants' failure to comply with a required condition of their registrations. This document identifies the products at issue, summarizes EPA's basis for these actions, and explains how adversely affected persons may request a hearing and the consequences of requesting or failing to request such a hearing.
Proposed Cercla Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement: Former Athol Rod and Gun Club Superfund Site, Athol, Massachusetts
Document Number: 2016-04903
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative cost settlement for recovery of response costs concerning the Former Athol Rod and Gun Club Superfund Site, located in Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts with the Settling Party the Town of Athol. The proposed settlement requires the Settling Party to pay the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) $275,000, plus interest, to the Hazardous Substance Superfund to settle EPA's past response costs, which currently amount to $3,434,307.47. In exchange, EPA will provide the Settling Party with a covenant not to sue for past costs. The settlement has been approved by the Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the United States Department of Justice. For 30 days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to the settlement for recovery of response costs. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to this cost recovery settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The Agency's response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at the Athol Public Library, 568 Main Street, Athol, MA 01331 and at the Environmental Protection AgencyRegion I, 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100, Boston, MA 02109-3912.
Central Valley Project, California-Oregon Transmission Project, Pacific Alternating Current Intertie, Third-Party Transmission Service; and Information on the Path 15 Transmission Upgrade-Rate Order No. WAPA-173
Document Number: 2016-04876
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
The Western Area Power Administration (Western) extends, on an interim basis, the existing Central Valley Project power, transmission, and ancillary services formula rates; California-Oregon Transmission Project transmission formula rate; Pacific Alternating Current Intertie transmission formula rate; and third-party transmission service formula rate. This action extends Rate Schedules CV-F13, CPP-2, CV-T3, CV-NWT5, COTP-T3, PACI-T3, CV-TPT7, CV-UUP1, CV-SPR4, CV-SUR4, CV-RFS4, CV-EID4, and CV-GID1 through September 30, 2019. The interim rates will be in effect until the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) places the formula rates into effect on a final basis or until superseded.
Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Supplemental Proposed Determination of Miscellaneous Refrigeration Products as Covered Products
Document Number: 2016-04874
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to treat certain miscellaneous refrigeration products (MREFs), which include coolers and combination cooler refrigeration products, as covered products under Part A of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended. This supplemental proposed determination would modify DOE's initial proposed scope of those products that would be considered MREFs presented in its earlier proposed determinations. As part of this supplemental proposed determination, DOE is also proposing specific definitions of the product categories that would fall within the MREF product type. In addition, DOE is proposing to amend its current definitions for refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers to help clarify the distinctions between the proposed covered product definitions for MREFs. The proposed amendments to these definitions (for refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers) would not alter the scope or intent of the current definitions, other than for those products that would newly be covered as combination cooler refrigeration products.
Eligibility in the States, District of Columbia, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa
Document Number: 2016-04872
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Meeting
Document Number: 2016-04870
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a partially-closed meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-04869
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee (BERAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat.770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
California Disaster #CA-00245 Declaration of Economic Injury
Document Number: 2016-04866
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) declaration for the State of California, dated 02/25/2016. Incident: Hazardous Ocean Conditions and Rapid Displacement of Sand Resulting in the Closure of Ventura Harbor. Incident Period: 01/22/2016 through 02/20/2016. Effective Date: 02/25/2016. EIDL Loan Application Deadline Date: 11/25/2016.
SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc.; SHINE Medical Isotope Facility
Document Number: 2016-04864
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is providing notice of the issuance of Construction Permit CPMIF-001 to SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc. (SHINE) and record of decision, located in Janesville, Wisconsin.
Department of the Air Force; Hill Air Force Base, Utah
Document Number: 2016-04863
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering an amendment to Master Materials License 42-23539-01AF, Docket No. 030- 28641, issued to the Department of the Air Force (the licensee). This amendment will allow the licensee to decommission a former magnesium- thorium alloy disposal trench at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, in accordance with instructions provided in an NRC-approved decommissioning plan. The NRC conducted an environmental impact assessment in support of this licensing action. Based on the results of this assessment, the NRC concluded that a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) is appropriate.
BMW of North America, LLC, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2016-04862
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW), has determined that certain model year (MY) 2016 BMW 7 Series passenger cars do not fully comply with paragraph S7.7.13.3 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, Lamps, reflective devices and associated equipment. BMW filed a report dated January 21, 2016, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports. BMW then petitioned NHTSA under 49 CFR part 556 requesting a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential to motor vehicle safety.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-04861
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are require; to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2016-04860
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated July 21, 1996.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-04859
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Habitat Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Hearings
Document Number: 2016-04858
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold public hearings for the Council's Blueline Tilefish Amendment.
Request for Comments and Notice of Public Hearing Concerning Policy Recommendations on the Global Steel Industry Situation and Impact on U.S. Steel Industry and Market
Document Number: 2016-04857
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), jointly with the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) and with the participation of other U.S. Government agencies, will seek public comment and convene a public hearing on the global steel industry situation and its impact on the U.S. steel industry and market.
Calendar Year (CY) 2015 Cost of Outpatient Medical, Dental, and Cosmetic Surgery Services Furnished by Department of Defense Medical Treatment Facilities; Certain Rates Regarding Recovery From Tortiously Liable Third Persons
Document Number: 2016-04856
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
By virtue of the authority vested in the President by section 2(a) of Public Law 87-603 (76 Stat. 593; 42 U.S.C. 2652), and delegated to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) by the President through Executive Order No. 11541 of July 1, 1970, the rates referenced below are hereby established. These rates are for use in connection with the recovery from tortiously liable third persons for the cost of outpatient medical, dental and cosmetic surgery services furnished by military treatment facilities through the Department of Defense. They are the same rates as the outpatient medical, dental and cosmetic surgery services reimbursement rates that were set on July 1, 2015 for billing medical insurers, but require a different approval authority for the purpose of billing for tort liability. The rates were established in accordance with the requirements of OMB Circular A-25, requiring reimbursement of the full cost of all services provided. The CY 2015 outpatient medical, dental and cosmetic surgery rates referenced are effective upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register and will remain in effect until further notice. Previously published inpatient rates remain in effect until further notice. Pharmacy rates are updated periodically. A full disclosure of the rates is posted at Health.mil Web site in the Defense Health Agency Uniform Business Office section (http://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/ Business-Support/Uniform-Business-Office).
Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-04854
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Duke Energy Progress; Combined License Application for Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plants Units 2 and 3
Document Number: 2016-04852
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to an August 12, 2015, letter from Duke Energy Progress (DEP), which requested an exemption from certain regulatory requirements that requires DEP to submit an update to the Final Safety Analysis Report (FSAR) included in their combined license (COL) application by December 31, 2015. The NRC staff reviewed this request and determined that it is appropriate to grant the exemption, but stipulated that the update to the FSAR must be submitted prior to, or coincident with the resumption of the COL application review or by December 31, 2016, whichever comes first.
Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at the McKinney National Airport in McKinney, Texas
Document Number: 2016-04851
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to rule and invite public comment on the release of land at the McKinney National Airport under the provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21).
Duke Energy Progress; Combined License Applications for Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant Units 2 and 3
Document Number: 2016-04850
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to an August 12, 2015, letter from Duke Energy Progress (DEP). On May 2, 2013, DEP requested that the NRC suspend review of its combined license (COL) application until further notice. On August 12, 2015, DEP requested an exemption from certain regulatory requirements which, if granted, would allow them to revise their COL application in order to address enhancements to the Emergency Preparedness (EP) rules by December 31, 2016, rather than by December 31, 2013, as the regulations currently require. The NRC staff reviewed this request and determined that it is appropriate to grant the exemption to the EP update requirements until December 31, 2016, but stipulated that the updates to the Final Safety Analysis Report (FSAR) must be submitted prior to requesting the NRC resume its review of the COL application, or by December 31, 2016, whichever comes first.
Notice of Meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Aviation Rulemaking Committee
Document Number: 2016-04849
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Park Service (NPS), in accordance with the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000, announce the next meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). This notification provides the date, location, and agenda for the meeting. Date and Location: The NPOAG ARC will meet on April 13, 2016. The meeting will take place in Biscayne National Park's Dante Fascell Visitor Center Auditorium, 9700 SW. 328th Street, Homestead, FL 33033. The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on April 13, 2016. This NPOAG meeting will be open to the public.
Eighth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee (230) Airborne Weather Detection Systems (Joint With EUROCAE WG-95)
Document Number: 2016-04847
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the Eighth RTCA Special Committee 230 meeting.
Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty New Shipper Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-04844
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is initiating a new shipper review (``NSR'') of the countervailing duty (``CVD'') order on calcium hypochlorite from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') with respect to Jingmei Chemical Products Sales Co., Ltd. (``Jingmei Chemical''). The period of review (``POR'') for this NSR is May 27, 2014, through December 31, 2015.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2016-04843
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-04841
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
Document Number: 2016-04840
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority
Document Number: 2016-04839
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collections. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
International Settlements Policy Reform
Document Number: 2016-04837
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, based on recent State Department guidance, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) proposes to remove the nondiscrimination prong of the International Settlements Policy (ISP) on the U.S.-Cuba route and the nondiscrimination requirement condition placed on the waiver of benchmark settlements for the U.S.- Cuba route by the TeleCuba Waiver Order. Removal of these nondiscrimination requirements would allow U.S. carriers to enter into individualized contracts with the Cuban carrier.
Brandon Railroad, L.L.C.-Abandonment Exemption-in Douglas County, NE
Document Number: 2016-04835
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2016-04833
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a Computer Matching Program
Document Number: 2016-04832
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Subsection (e)(12) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a), requires agencies to publish advance notice of any proposed or revised computer matching program by the matching agency for public comment. The Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) of the Department of Defense (DoD), as the matching agency under the Privacy Act is hereby giving notice to the record subjects of a computer matching program between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and DMDC that their records are being matched by computer. The purpose of this match concerns Reserve pay reconciliation.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Non-Contiguous Region of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network and Notice of Public Meetings
Document Number: 2016-04830
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') announces the availability of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Non-Contiguous Region (``Draft PEIS''). FirstNet also announces a series of public meetings to be held throughout the Non-Contiguous Region to receive comments on the Draft PEIS. The Draft PEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed nationwide public safety broadband network in the Non- Contiguous Region.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Victoria Barge Canal, Bloomington, TX
Document Number: 2016-04827
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the method of operation for the Victoria Barge Canal Railroad Bridge (``bridge'') across the Victoria Barge Canal, mile 29.4, at Bloomington, Victoria County, Texas. This final rule makes permanent the change in method of operation to allow the bridge owner to operate the bridge remotely from a dispatching center in Spring, Texas. This final rule increases the efficiency of operations while allowing for the safe navigation of vessels through the bridge.
Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2016-04826
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone; Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, Calumet-Saganashkee Channel on all waters of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal between Mile Marker 296.1 to Mile Marker 296.7 at specified times from March 3, 2016 to March 11, 2016. This action is necessary to protect the waterway, waterway users, and vessels from the hazards associated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's underwater inspections of the electric dispersal system for invasive species.
Safety Zone; Little Calumet River, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2016-04825
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Little Calumet River, Chicago, IL. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and after a bridge demolition. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Notice of Proposed Changes to the National Handbook of Conservation Practices for the Natural Resources Conservation Service
Document Number: 2016-04824
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-04
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Notice is hereby given of the intention of NRCS to issue a series of revised conservation practice standards in the National Handbook of Conservation Practices. These standards include: Clearing and Snagging (Code 326), Diversion (Code 362), Fish Raceway or Tank (Code 398), Pond Sealing or LiningCompacted Soil Treatment (Code 521B), Pond Sealing or LiningConcrete (Code 521C), Sediment Basin (Code 350), Silvopasture (Code 381), Tree/Shrub Establishment (Code 612), Vegetated Subsurface Drain Outlet (Code 604), and Waste Storage Facility (Code 313). NRCS State Conservationists who choose to adopt these practices for use within their States will incorporate them into section IV of their respective electronic Field Office Technical Guide. These practices may be used in conservation systems that treat highly erodible land (HEL) or on land determined to be a wetland. Section 343 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 requires NRCS to make available for public review and comment all proposed revisions to conservation practice standards used to carry out HEL and wetland provisions of the law.