Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act, 11591-11592 [2016-04721]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 43 / Friday, March 4, 2016 / Notices Issued: March 1, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. [FR Doc. 2016–04820 Filed 3–3–16; 8:45 am] Background On January 13, 2016, Tensar Corporation, Morrow, Georgia filed a petition with the Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of certain biaxial integral geogrid products from China. Accordingly, effective January 13, 2016, the Commission, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–554 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1309 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of January 20, 2016 (81 FR 3157). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on February 3, 2016, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on February 29, 2016. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4596 (March 2016), entitled Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–554 and 731–TA–1309 (Preliminary). BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–554 and 731– TA–1309 (Preliminary)] Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products From China jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of certain biaxial integral geogrid products from China, provided for in subheading 3926.90.99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) and that are allegedly subsidized by the government of China. Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR § 207.2(f)). VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:22 Mar 03, 2016 Jkt 238001 By order of the Commission. Issued: February 29, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–04701 Filed 3–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act On February 26, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in the lawsuit entitled United States and North Coast Unified Air Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Quality Management District v. Blue Lake Power, LLC, Civil Action No. 3:16– cv–00961. The United States and the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District (‘‘District’’) filed this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act. The complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for violations of the Clean Air Act’s Prevention of Significant Deterioration provisions, 42 U.S.C. 7470–92, and the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District Rules at Defendant Blue Lake Power, LLC’s biomass-fired electric generating plant in Blue Lake, California. Specifically, the complaint alleges that, when defendant restarted the plant in 2010, it failed to obtain appropriate permits and failed to install and operate required pollution control devices to reduce emissions of carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen (NOX), and/or particulate matter with a diameter of 10 microns (PM10) at its facility. The proposed consent decree requires the defendant to perform injunctive relief and pay a $5,000 civil penalty to be shared between the United States and the District. The defendant is required to install and operate pollution control equipment at its facility, meet emission limitations for CO, NOX, and PM10, and adopt operational procedures to reduce additional emissions of particulate matter from the facility. In addition, Blue Lake Power will contribute $10,000 to the District’s wood stove replacement program in order to mitigate the adverse effects of past particulate matter emissions from the facility. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States and North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District v. Blue Lake Power LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–11038. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE PO 00000 11591 Send them to: By e-mail .. pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ..... During the public comment period, the consent decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1 11592 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 43 / Friday, March 4, 2016 / Notices www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of the consent decree upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ— ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $11.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–04721 Filed 3–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P I. Background DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Comment Request for Information Collection for Confidentiality and Disclosure of State Unemployment Compensation Information and State Income and Eligibility Verification Provisions of the Deficit Reduction Act, Extension Without Change Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)] (PRA). The PRA helps to ensure that respondents can provide data in the desired format with minimal reporting burden (time and financial resources), collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, ETA is soliciting comments concerning the collection of data about the regulatory requirements of the Confidentiality and Disclosure of State Unemployment Compensation Information final rule and State Income and Eligibility Verification System (IEVS) provisions of the Deficit Reduction Act of 1984, which expires September 30, 2016. DATES: Submit written comments to the office listed in the addressee’s section below on or before May 3, 2016. jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:22 Mar 03, 2016 Send written comments to Patricia Mertens, Office of Unemployment Insurance, Room S– 4524, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Telephone number: 202–693–3182 (this is not a toll-free number). Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may access the telephone number above via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 1–877– 889–5627 (TTY/TDD). Fax: 202–693– 2874. Email: mertens.patricia@dol.gov. To obtain a copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR), please contact the person listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Jkt 238001 The Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 established an Income and Eligibility Verification System (IEVS) for the exchange of information among state agencies administering specific programs. The programs include Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Medicaid, Food Stamps, Supplemental Security Income, Unemployment Compensation and any state program approved under Titles I, X, XIV, or XVI of the Social Security Act. Under the Act, programs participating must exchange information to the extent that it is useful and productive in verifying eligibility and benefit amounts to assist the child support program and the Secretary of Health and Human Services in verifying eligibility and benefit amounts under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act. On September 27, 2006, the ETA of the Department of Labor issued a final rule regarding the Confidentiality and Disclosure of State Unemployment Compensation Information. This rule supports and expands upon the requirements of the Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 and subsequent regulatory changes. II. Review Focus The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. III. Current Actions Type of Review: Extension without changes. Title: Confidentiality and Disclosure of State Unemployment Compensation Information Final Rule and State Income and Eligibility Verification provisions of the Deficit Reduction Act of 1984. OMB Number: 1205–0238. Affected Public: State Workforce Agencies. Estimated Total Annual Respondents: 53 state agencies. Annual Frequency: As needed. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 904,957. Average Estimated Response Time per Response: 1 minute. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 18,672 hours. Total Annual Estimated Burden Cost for Respondents: $862,901.96. We will summarize and/or include in the request for OMB approval of the ICR, the comments received in response to this comment request; they will also become a matter of public record. Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. [FR Doc. 2016–04691 Filed 3–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Notice of Special Enrollment Rights Under Group Health Plans ACTION: Notice. On February 29, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) will submit the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Notice of Special Enrollment Rights under Group Health Plans,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 43 (Friday, March 4, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11591-11592]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-04721]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air 
Act

    On February 26, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
consent decree with the United States District Court for the Northern 
District of California in the lawsuit entitled United States and North 
Coast Unified Air Quality Management District v. Blue Lake Power, LLC, 
Civil Action No. 3:16-cv-00961.
    The United States and the North Coast Unified Air Quality 
Management District (``District'') filed this lawsuit under the Clean 
Air Act. The complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for 
violations of the Clean Air Act's Prevention of Significant 
Deterioration provisions, 42 U.S.C. 7470-92, and the North Coast 
Unified Air Quality Management District Rules at Defendant Blue Lake 
Power, LLC's biomass-fired electric generating plant in Blue Lake, 
California. Specifically, the complaint alleges that, when defendant 
restarted the plant in 2010, it failed to obtain appropriate permits 
and failed to install and operate required pollution control devices to 
reduce emissions of carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen 
(NOX), and/or particulate matter with a diameter of 10 
microns (PM10) at its facility.
    The proposed consent decree requires the defendant to perform 
injunctive relief and pay a $5,000 civil penalty to be shared between 
the United States and the District. The defendant is required to 
install and operate pollution control equipment at its facility, meet 
emission limitations for CO, NOX, and PM10, and 
adopt operational procedures to reduce additional emissions of 
particulate matter from the facility. In addition, Blue Lake Power will 
contribute $10,000 to the District's wood stove replacement program in 
order to mitigate the adverse effects of past particulate matter 
emissions from the facility.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the proposed consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the 
Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
and should refer to United States and North Coast Unified Air Quality 
Management District v. Blue Lake Power LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-
11038. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days 
after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted 
either by email or by mail:

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       To submit  comments:                     Send them to:
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By e-mail.........................  pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov.
By mail...........................  Assistant Attorney General, U.S.
                                     DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611,
                                     Washington, DC 20044-7611.
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    During the public comment period, the consent decree may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://

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www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of 
the consent decree upon written request and payment of reproduction 
costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, 
U.S. DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611.
    Please enclose a check or money order for $11.25 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Henry S. Friedman,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-04721 Filed 3-3-16; 8:45 am]
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