Agency Information Collection Extension, 17162-17163 [2016-06912]

Download as PDF 17162 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 59 / Monday, March 28, 2016 / Notices Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES prohibited by U.S. law or policy. CMI states that it does not seek authorization to export any domestically produced natural gas or LNG. DOE/FE notes that CMI currently holds a blanket authorization to import and export natural gas from and to Canada and Mexico, to import LNG from various international sources by vessel, and to export LNG to Canada and Mexico by vessel and truck, up to a combined total volume equivalent to 1,600 Bcf of natural gas.2 CMI is requesting this authorization both on its own behalf and as agent for other parties who will hold title to the LNG at the time of export. The Application was filed under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA). Additional details can be found in CMI’s Application, posted on the DOE/ FE Web site at: http://energy.gov/fe/ cheniere-marketing-llc-fe-dkt-no-16-29lng-export-previously-imported-fta. Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments are invited. DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, requests for additional procedures, and written comments are to be filed using procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, April 27, 2016. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email: fergas@ hq.doe.gov Regular Mail: U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, P.O. Box 44375, Washington, DC 20026–4375 Hand Delivery or Private Delivery Services (e.g., FedEx, UPS, etc.): U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E–042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Howard or Larine Moore, U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E–042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586– 9387; (202) 586–9578 Cassandra Bernstein, U.S. Department of Energy (GC–76), Office of the 2 Cheniere Marketing, LLC, DOE/FE Order No. 3578, FE Docket No. 14–186–NG, Order Granting Blanket Authorization to Import and Export Natural Gas from and to Canada and Mexico, to Import Liquefied Natural Gas from Various International Sources by Vessel, and to Export Liquefied Natural Gas to Canada and Mexico by Vessel and Truck (Jan. 8, 2015). VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Mar 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Assistant General Counsel for Electricity and Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586– 9793 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOE/FE Evaluation The Application will be reviewed pursuant to section 3 of the NGA, as amended, and the authority contained in DOE Delegation Order No. 00– 002.00N (July 11, 2013) and DOE Redelegation Order No. 00–006.02 (Nov. 17, 2014). In reviewing this LNG export application, DOE will consider domestic need for the natural gas, as well as any other issues determined to be appropriate, including whether the arrangement is consistent with DOE’s policy of promoting competition in the marketplace by allowing commercial parties to freely negotiate their own trade arrangements. Parties that may oppose this application should comment in their responses on these issues. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq., requires DOE to give appropriate consideration to the environmental effects of its proposed decisions. No final decision will be issued in this proceeding until DOE has met its NEPA responsibilities. Public Comment Procedures In response to this Notice, any person may file a protest, comments, or a motion to intervene or notice of intervention, as applicable. Any person wishing to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to intervene or notice of intervention. The filing of comments or a protest with respect to the Application will not serve to make the commenter or protestant a party to the proceeding, although protests and comments received from persons who are not parties will be considered in determining the appropriate action to be taken on the Application. All protests, comments, motions to intervene, or notices of intervention must meet the requirements specified by the regulations in 10 CFR part 590. Filings may be submitted using one of the following methods: (1) emailing the filing to fergas@hq.doe.gov, with FE Docket No. 16–29–LNG in the title line; (2) mailing an original and three paper copies of the filing to the Office of Regulation and International Engagement at the address listed in ADDRESSES; or (3) hand delivering an original and three paper copies of the PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 filing to the Office of Regulation and International Engagement at the address listed in ADDRESSES. All filings must include a reference to FE Docket No. 16–29–LNG. PLEASE NOTE: If submitting a filing via email, please include all related documents and attachments (e.g., exhibits) in the original email correspondence. Please do not include any active hyperlinks or password protection in any of the documents or attachments related to the filing. All electronic filings submitted to DOE must follow these guidelines to ensure that all documents are filed in a timely manner. Any hardcopy filing submitted greater in length than 50 pages must also include, at the time of the filing, a digital copy on disk of the entire submission. A decisional record on the Application will be developed through responses to this notice by parties, including the parties’ written comments and replies thereto. Additional procedures will be used as necessary to achieve a complete understanding of the facts and issues. If an additional procedure is scheduled, notice will be provided to all parties. If no party requests additional procedures, a final Opinion and Order may be issued based on the official record, including the Application and responses filed by parties pursuant to this notice, in accordance with 10 CFR 590.316. The Application is available for inspection and copying in the Office of Regulation and International Engagement docket room, Room 3E– 042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. The docket room is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Application and any filed protests, motions to intervene or notice of interventions, and comments will also be available electronically by going to the following DOE/FE Web address: http://www.fe.doe.gov/programs/ gasregulation/index.html. Issued in Washington, DC, on March 21, 2016. John A. Anderson, Director, Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Oil and Natural Gas. [FR Doc. 2016–06913 Filed 3–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Agency Information Collection Extension AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM U.S. Department of Energy. 28MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 59 / Monday, March 28, 2016 / Notices Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review; comment request. ACTION: The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information collection request to the OMB for extension under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a threeyear extension of its Contractor Legal Management Requirements, OMB Control Number 1910–5115. The proposed collection will require covered DOE contractors and subcontractors to submit to DOE counsel a legal management plan within 60 days following execution of a contract or request of the contracting officer. Covered contractors must also submit an annual legal budget that includes cost projections for matters defined as significant matters. The budget detail will depend on the nature of the activities and complexity of the matters included in the budget. The regulation further requires covered contractors to submit staffing and resource plans addressing matters defined as significant matters in litigation. The regulation requires covered contractors to submit certain information related to litigation initiated against the contractor before initiating defensive litigation, offensive litigation, or entering into a settlement agreement. DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or April 27, 2016. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer may be telephoned at 202–395–4718. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to the DOE Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, 735 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, and to Eric Mulch, eric.mulch@ hq.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric Mulch, eric.mulch@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910–5115; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Contractor Legal Management Requirements; (3) Type of Review: extension; (4) Purpose: the information collection to be extended has been and will be used to form the basis for DOE actions on requests from the contractors for reimbursement of litigation and other legal expenses. The information Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Mar 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 collected related to annual legal budget, staffing and resource plans, and initiation or settlement of defensive or offensive litigation is and will be similarly used.; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 45; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 154; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1,150; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: 0. Statutory Authority: Section 161 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, 42 U.S.C. 2201, the Department of Energy Organization Act, 42 U.S.C 7101, et seq., and the National Nuclear Security Administration Act, 50 U.S.C. 2401, et seq. Issued in Washington, DC, on March 18, 2016. Steven Croley, General Counsel, United States Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2016–06912 Filed 3–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Public Meeting To Inform the Design of a Consent-Based Siting Process for Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Facilities Fuel Cycle Technologies, Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) is implementing a consent-based siting process to establish an integrated waste management system to transport, store, and dispose of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. In a consent-based siting approach, DOE will work with communities, tribal governments and states across the country that express interest in hosting any of the facilities identified as part of an integrated waste management system. As part of this process, the Department is hosting a series of public meetings to engage communities and individuals and discuss the development of a consentbased approach to managing our nation’s nuclear waste. A public meeting will be held in Atlanta, GA on April 11, 2016. DATES: The meeting will take place on Monday April 11, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT. Informal poster sessions will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. EDT and again after 5:00 p.m. EDT. Department officials will be available to discuss consent-based siting during the poster sessions. 17163 The meeting will be held at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, 800 Spring Street NW., Atlanta, GA 30308. To register for this meeting and to review the agenda for the meeting, please go to energy.gov/ consentbasedsiting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for further information should be sent to consentbasedsiting@ hq.doe.gov or to Michael Reim at 202– 586–2981. Updated information on this and other planned public meetings on consent based siting will be posted at energy.gov/consentbasedsiting. If you are unable to attend a public meeting or would like to further discuss ideas for consent-based siting, please request an opportunity for us to speak with you. The Department will do its best to accommodate such requests and help arrange additional opportunities to engage. To learn more about nuclear energy, nuclear waste, and ongoing technical work please go to energy.gov/ consentbasedsiting. Privacy Act: Data collected via the mechanisms listed above will not be protected from the public view in any way. ADDRESSES: Issued in Washington, DC, on March 22, 2016. Andrew Griffith, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fuel Cycle Technologies, Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2016–06914 Filed 3–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Western Area Power Administration Salt Lake City Area Integrated Projects and Colorado River Storage Project 2025 General Power Marketing Criteria—Extension of Public Comment Period Western Area Power Administration, Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice of extension of public comment period for the Proposed 2025 Marketing Plan for the Salt Lake City Area Integrated Projects (SLCA/IP). AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration (Western), Colorado River Storage Project Management Center (CRSP MC), a Federal power marketing agency of the Department of Energy, is extending the public comment period on its Proposed 2025 Marketing Plan for the SLCA/IP. This Federal Register notice (FRN) extends the public comment period for the Proposed 2025 Marketing Plan for the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 59 (Monday, March 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17162-17163]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06912]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Agency Information Collection Extension

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy.

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ACTION: Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review; 
comment request.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information 
collection request to the OMB for extension under the provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a 
three-year extension of its Contractor Legal Management Requirements, 
OMB Control Number 1910-5115. The proposed collection will require 
covered DOE contractors and subcontractors to submit to DOE counsel a 
legal management plan within 60 days following execution of a contract 
or request of the contracting officer. Covered contractors must also 
submit an annual legal budget that includes cost projections for 
matters defined as significant matters. The budget detail will depend 
on the nature of the activities and complexity of the matters included 
in the budget. The regulation further requires covered contractors to 
submit staffing and resource plans addressing matters defined as 
significant matters in litigation. The regulation requires covered 
contractors to submit certain information related to litigation 
initiated against the contractor before initiating defensive 
litigation, offensive litigation, or entering into a settlement 
agreement.

DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or April 
27, 2016. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but 
find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this 
notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your intention to make a 
submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer may be telephoned at 
202-395-4718.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to the DOE Desk Officer, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, 735 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20503, and to Eric Mulch, eric.mulch@hq.doe.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric Mulch, eric.mulch@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request 
contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910-5115; (2) Information Collection Request 
Title: Contractor Legal Management Requirements; (3) Type of Review: 
extension; (4) Purpose: the information collection to be extended has 
been and will be used to form the basis for DOE actions on requests 
from the contractors for reimbursement of litigation and other legal 
expenses. The information collected related to annual legal budget, 
staffing and resource plans, and initiation or settlement of defensive 
or offensive litigation is and will be similarly used.; (5) Annual 
Estimated Number of Respondents: 45; (6) Annual Estimated Number of 
Total Responses: 154; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 
1,150; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: 0.
    Statutory Authority: Section 161 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, 
42 U.S.C. 2201, the Department of Energy Organization Act, 42 U.S.C 
7101, et seq., and the National Nuclear Security Administration Act, 50 
U.S.C. 2401, et seq.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on March 18, 2016.
Steven Croley,
General Counsel, United States Department of Energy.
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