April 8, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-04-08-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-04-08
Notice of Rescheduled Public Meetings for the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program: 2017-2022
Document Number: 2016-08244
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
BOEM is announcing the dates, locations, and times of rescheduled meetings in Washington, DC; Houston, TX; and New Orleans, LA, to elicit comments on the OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program 2017-2022 Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Draft Programmatic EIS), which has been prepared by BOEM to support the Proposed OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2017-2022 (2017-2022 Program).
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee
Document Number: 2016-08232
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee
Document Number: 2016-08230
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-08197
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Importation of Fresh Andean Blackberry and Raspberry Fruit From Ecuador Into the Continental United States
Document Number: 2016-08191
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are amending the fruits and vegetables regulations to allow the importation of fresh Andean blackberry and raspberry fruit from Ecuador into the continental United States. As a condition of entry, the fruit will have to be produced in accordance with a systems approach that includes requirements for importation in commercial consignments from a pest free production site within a certified low pest prevalence area for fruit flies, and pest monitoring and trapping. The fruit will also have to be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the national plant protection organization of Ecuador bearing an additional declaration stating that the consignment was produced and prepared for export in accordance with the requirements of the systems approach. This action will allow for the importation of fresh Andean blackberry and raspberry fruit from Ecuador while continuing to provide protection against the introduction of quarantine pests into the continental United States.
Importation of Fresh Peppers From Ecuador Into the United States
Document Number: 2016-08190
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In a final rule published in the Federal Register on October 23, 2015, and effective on November 23, 2015, we amended the fruits and vegetables regulations to allow the importation of fresh peppers into the United States from Ecuador subject to a systems approach. However, the scope of the pest risk analysis supporting the rule was limited to the continental United States. Therefore, we are amending the regulations to limit the importation of fresh peppers from Ecuador to the continental United States only.
Importation of Fresh Pitahaya Fruit From Ecuador Into the Continental United States
Document Number: 2016-08189
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are proposing to amend the fruits and vegetables regulations to allow the importation of fresh pitahaya fruit into the continental United States from Ecuador. As a condition of entry, the fruit would have to be produced in accordance with a systems approach that would include requirements for fruit fly trapping, pre-harvest inspections, approved production sites, and packinghouse procedures designed to exclude quarantine pests. The fruit would also be required to be imported in commercial consignments and accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the national plant protection organization of Ecuador stating that the consignment was produced and prepared for export in accordance with the requirements of the systems approach. This action would allow for the importation of fresh pitahaya from Ecuador while continuing to provide protection against the introduction of plant pests into the United States.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification of Public Lands in Uinta County, WY
Document Number: 2016-08188
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended, approximately 10 acres of public land in Uinta County, Wyoming. Uinta County, Wyoming, proposes to use the land for an expansion of the Bridger Valley Landfill for a municipal solid waste transfer station.
Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and Subsequent Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Lands (N-94234) for a Park in the Southwest Portion of the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2016-08187
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the Taylor Grazing Act and the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 15 acres of public land in the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada. Clark County proposes to use the land for a community park. The 15-acre park will help meet future expanding needs in the southwestern part of Las Vegas Valley.
National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule
Document Number: 2016-08176
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule Committee (Committee) will meet in Charleston, South Carolina. Attendees may also participate via webinar and conference call. The Committee operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92- 463). Committee information can be found at the following Web site: http: //www.fs.usda.gov/main/planningrule/committee.
Texas Regulatory Program
Document Number: 2016-08168
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are announcing receipt of a proposed amendment to the Texas regulatory program (Texas program) under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA or the Act). Texas proposes revisions to its regulations regarding annual permit fees. Texas intends to revise its program to improve operational efficiency. This document gives the times and locations that the Texas program and proposed amendment to that program are available for your inspection, the comment period during which you may submit written comments on the amendment, and the procedures that we will follow for the public hearing, if one is requested.
National Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-08167
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice of a virtual meeting of the National Advisory Committee (NAC). The Committee will address updates on the 2015 National Content Test and Tribal Enrollment Question Focus Groups. The NAC will meet virtually on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Last minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments. Please visit the Census Advisory Committees Web site for the most current meeting agenda at: http://www.census.gov/cac/.
National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations
Document Number: 2016-08164
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice that the Secretary of the Department of Commerce has determined that the charter renewal of the National Advisory Committee of Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations (NAC) is necessary and in the public interest. The renewed charter can be found on the Census Bureau's Advisory Committee Web site at the following link: https://www.census.gov/cac/.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Pennsylvania; Measurement and Reporting of Condensable Particulate Matter Emissions
Document Number: 2016-08159
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a state implementation plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This SIP revision amends two regulations to clarify testing and sampling methods for stationary sources of particulate matter (PM) and add the requirement to measure and report filterable and condensable PM. This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Flubendiamide; Notice of Intent To Cancel Pesticide Registrations
Document Number: 2016-08157
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Section 6 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, 7 U.S.C. 136d, and Section 164.8 of the associated Rules of Practice Governing Hearings set forth at 40 CFR part 164, that objections were filed and a hearing was requested in response to the Notice of Intent to Cancel Pesticide Registrations, published in the Federal Register on March 04, 2016, 81 FR 11558. This proceeding has been assigned Docket No. FIFRA-HQ-2016-0001, In the Matter of Bayer CropScience LP and Nichino America Inc., and the undersigned has been designated to preside. A hearing on the objections filed will be conducted in accordance with the Rules of Practice set forth at 40 CFR part 164.
Census Scientific Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-08156
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice that the Secretary of the Department of Commerce has determined that the renewal of an advisory committee of technical advisors is necessary and in the public interest. Accordingly, the Census Bureau has chartered the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC). The renewed charter can be found on the Census Bureau's Advisory Committee Web site at the following link: https://www.census.gov/cac/.
Air Plan Approval and Designation of Areas; MS; Redesignation of the DeSoto County, 2008 8-Hour Ozone Nonattainment Area to Attainment
Document Number: 2016-08155
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On December 11, 2015, the State of Mississippi, through the Mississippi Department of Environment Quality (MDEQ), submitted a request for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to redesignate the portion of Mississippi that is within the Memphis, Tennessee- Mississippi-Arkansas (Memphis, TN-MS-AR) 2008 8-hour ozone nonattainment area (hereafter referred to as the ``Memphis, TN-MS-AR Area'' or ``Area'') and a related State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision containing a maintenance plan for the Area. EPA is taking the following separate final actions related to the December 11, 2015, redesignation request and SIP revision: Determining that the Memphis, TN-MS-AR Area is attaining the 2008 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS); approving the State's plan for maintaining attainment of the 2008 8-hour ozone NAAQS in the Area, including the motor vehicle emission budgets (MVEBs) for nitrogen oxides (NOX) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) for the year 2027 for the Mississippi portion of the Area, into the SIP; and redesignating the Mississippi portion of the Area to attainment for the 2008 8-hour ozone NAAQS. Additionally, EPA finds the 2027 MVEBs for the Mississippi portion of the Area adequate for the purposes of transportation conformity.
Trichloroethylene; Significant New Use Rule
Document Number: 2016-08152
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Under the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA), EPA is finalizing a significant new use rule (SNUR) for trichloroethylene (TCE). The significant new use is the manufacture or processing for use in a consumer product, with an exception for use of TCE in cleaners and solvent degreasers, film cleaners, hoof polishes, lubricants, mirror edge sealants, and pepper spray. Persons subject to the SNUR will be required to notify EPA at least 90 days before commencing any manufacturing or processing of TCE for a significant new use. The required notification will provide EPA with the opportunity to evaluate the intended use and, if necessary based on the information available at that time, an opportunity to protect against potential unreasonable risks, if any, from that activity before it occurs.
Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board
Document Number: 2016-08151
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board (Board) will meet in Rapid City, South Dakota. The Board is established consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. App. II), the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 (16 U.S.C. 1600 et seq.), the National Forest Management Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 1612), and the Federal Public Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (Pub. L. 108-447). Additional information concerning the Board, including the meeting summary/ minutes, can be found by visiting the Board's Web site at: http:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/blackhills/workingtogether/advisorycommi ttees.
Public Quarterly Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 2016-08148
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: African Development Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
The US African Development Foundation (USADF) will hold its quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors to discuss the agency's programs and administration.
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From Pakistan: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination
Document Number: 2016-08147
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to exporters/producers of circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (circular welded pipe) from Pakistan. The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.\1\ Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Submission for OMB Review; Contractor Information Worksheet; GSA Form 850
Document Number: 2016-08146
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a previously approved information collection requirement, with changes, expanding the coverage of the information collection of the Contractor Information Worksheet; GSA Form 850. GSA requires OMB approval for this collection to make determinations on granting unescorted physical access to GSA-controlled facilities and/or logical access to GSA-controlled information systems. The approval is critical for GSA to continue following contractor onboarding processes required for working on GSA contracts. An updated System of Record Notice (SORN) was published in the Federal Register at 79 FR 47139, on August 12, 2014. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 75864 on December 4, 2015. No comments were received.
Information Collection; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery (GSA)
Document Number: 2016-08145
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding the Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery.
Diamond Sawblades and Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2016-08141
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 3, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published a notice of initiation and preliminary results of a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on diamond sawblades and parts thereof (diamond sawblades) from the People's Republic of China (the PRC).\1\ In that notice, we preliminarily determined that Wuhan Wanbang Laser Diamond Tools Co., Ltd. (Wuhan Wanbang Co., Ltd.) is the successor-in-interest to Wuhan Wanbang Laser Diamond Tools Co. (Wuhan Wanbang Co.) for purposes of determining antidumping duty cash deposits and liabilities.\2\ No interested party submitted comments on or requested a public hearing to discuss the Initiation and Preliminary Results. For these final results, the Department continues to find that Wuhan Wanbang Co., Ltd. is the successor-in-interest to Wuhan Wanbang Co.
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS; NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY
Document Number: 2016-08139
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Fluazinam; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2016-08138
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of fluazinam in or on cabbage, mayhaw, the cucurbit vegetable crop group 9, and the tuberous and corm vegetable subgroup 1C and amends the existing tolerance for ``vegetable, Brassica leafy, group 5'' to read ``vegetable, Brassica leafy, group 5, except cabbage.'' Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4) requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Notice of Public Comment Period on the Presentation of the Forensic Science Discipline Review Framework
Document Number: 2016-08136
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Justice
This notice announces the opening of the public comment period on the presentation of the Forensic Science Discipline Review (FSDR) framework.
Certain New Chemicals; Receipt and Status Information for February 2016
Document Number: 2016-08135
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is required under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to publish in the Federal Register a notice of receipt of a premanufacture notice (PMN); an application for a test marketing exemption (TME), both pending and/or expired; and a periodic status report on any new chemicals under EPA review and the receipt of notices of commencement (NOC) to manufacture those chemicals. This document covers the period from February 1, 2016 to February 29, 2016.
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015; Request for Information Regarding Assessing Interoperability for MACRA
Document Number: 2016-08134
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
In section 106(b)(1) of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) (Pub. L. 114-10, enacted April 16, 2015), Congress declares it a national objective to achieve widespread exchange of health information through interoperable certified electronic health record (EHR) technology nationwide by December 31, 2018. Section 106(b)(1)(C) of the MACRA provides that by July 1, 2016, and in consultation with stakeholders, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) shall establish metrics to be used to determine if and to the extent this objective has been met. ONC intends to consider metrics that address the specific populations and aspects of interoperable health information described in section 106(b)(1)(B) of the MACRA. ONC is issuing this RFI is to solicit input on the following three topics: (1) Measurement population and key components of interoperability that should be measured; (2) current data sources and potential metrics that address section 106(b)(1) of the MACRA; and (3) other data sources and metrics ONC should consider with respect to section 106(b)(1) of the MACRA or interoperability measurement more broadly.
Submission for OMB Review; Comments Request
Document Number: 2016-08132
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), agencies are required to publish a Notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency is modifying an existing information collection for OMB review and approval and requests public review and comment on the submission. OPIC received no comments in response to the sixty (60) day notice. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional thirty (30) days for public comments to be submitted. Comments are being solicited on the need for the information; the accuracy of OPIC's burden estimate; the quality, practical utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize reporting the burden, including automated collection techniques and uses of other forms of technology. The proposed change to OPIC-162 clarifies existing questions, incorporates sector-specific development impact questions and eliminates ineffective questions in an effort to harmonize development impact indicators with other Development Finance Institutions (``DFIs''). OPIC is a signatory to a ``Memorandum of Understanding'' with 25 partnering DFIs to harmonize development impact metrics where possible. The goal of this effort is to reduce the reporting burden on clients that receive financing from multiple DFIs and to instill best practices in the collection and the reporting on OPIC's developmental impacts. To minimize the reporting burden on respondents. OPIC has designed OPIC-162 as an electronic form with questions populating if they relate to the project.
Meeting of the Council on Underserved Communities Advisory Board
Document Number: 2016-08131
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The SBA is issuing this notice to announce the location, date, time and agenda for the initial meeting of the Council on Underserved Communities (CUC) Advisory Board.
Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Military Readiness Activities at the Naval Weapons Systems Training Facility Boardman, Oregon
Document Number: 2016-08130
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN), after carefully weighing the strategic, operational, and environmental consequences of the proposed action, announces its decision to continue and enhance training and testing activities as identified in Alternative 2 in the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Military Readiness Activities at the at Naval Weapons Systems Training Facility Boardman, Oregon. This alternative provides for the construction and operation of new range facilities and other enhancements, and increases in training and testing activities. Alternative 2 also includes a proposal to establish new special use airspace in the form of a Military Operations Area (MOA), including the Boardman Low MOA and an extension to the existing Boardman MOA, both to the northeast of NWSTF Boardman. Implementation of Alternative 2 will enable the DoN to achieve the levels of operational readiness required under Section 5062 Title 10 U.S.C. without resulting in significant environmental impacts.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings
Document Number: 2016-08129
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-08128
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and the NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) will convene a workshop to develop methods for conducting stock assessments of short- lived coastal pelagic species (CPS) on the U.S. West Coast. The meeting is open to the public.
List of Countries Requiring Cooperation With an International Boycott
Document Number: 2016-08127
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of the Treasury
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Annisquam River and Blynman Canal, Gloucester, MA
Document Number: 2016-08126
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Blynman (SR127) Bridge across the Annisquam River and Blynman Canal at mile 0.0 at Gloucester, MA. This deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event, the annual Saint Peter's Fiesta 5K Road Race. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed for thirty minutes to facilitate public safety.
Proposed Modification of the San Diego, CA, Class B Airspace Area; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2016-08124
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces three fact-finding informal airspace meetings to solicit information from airspace users and others concerning a proposal to amend the Class B airspace area at San Diego, CA. The purpose of these meetings is to provide interested parties an opportunity to present views, recommendations, and comments on the proposal. All comments received during these meetings will be considered prior to any revision or issuance of a notice of proposed rulemaking.
Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3 South Carolina Electric & Gas Company; Control Rod Drive Mechanism Motor Generator Set Field Relay Change
Document Number: 2016-08123
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 27 to Combined Licenses (COLs), NPF-93 and NPF- 94. The COLs were issued to South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, (the licensee); for construction and operation of the Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station (VCSNS) Units 2 and 3, located in Fairfield County, South Carolina. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Vogtle Electric Generating Plant Units 3 and 4; Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc. Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC., MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC., MEAG Power SPVP, LLC., and the City of Dalton, Georgia
Document Number: 2016-08122
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc. (SNC); Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC., MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC., MEAG Power SPVP, LLC., and the City of Dalton, Georgia (together, the ``VEGP Owners'') are the holders of Combined License (COL) Nos. NPF-91 and NPF-92, which authorize the construction and operation of Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4 (VEGP 3 & 4), respectively.\1\ The NRC is issuing an exemption allowing applicants for an operator license at VEGP 3 & 4 to satisfy the requirement to provide evidence that the applicant, as a trainee, has successfully manipulated the controls of either the facility for which the license is sought or a plant-referenced simulator (PRS) by, instead, providing evidence that the applicant has successfully manipulated the controls of a Commission-approved simulation facility for VEGP 3 & 4.
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Commercial Clothes Washers; Correction
Document Number: 2016-08120
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE) published a final rule in the Federal Register on December 3, 2014 revising the test procedure provisions for commercial clothes washers. DOE published another final rule on December 15, 2014 amending the energy conservation standards for commercial clothes washers. This final rule correction amends the test procedure provisions for commercial clothes washers to clarify the applicability of the revised test procedures to the amended energy conservation standards. The correction also removes obsolete regulatory provisions.
Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-08119
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Defense Science Board will meet in closed session on Thursday, May 19, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Pentagon, Room 3E863, Washington, DC.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Enefit American Oil Utility Corridor Project, Uintah County, Utah
Document Number: 2016-08118
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Enefit American Oil Utility Corridor Project. Through this Notice, the BLM is announcing a 60-day public comment period on the draft.
List of Fisheries for 2016
Document Number: 2016-08114
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) publishes its final List of Fisheries (LOF) for 2016, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The final LOF for 2016 reflects new information on interactions between commercial fisheries and marine mammals. NMFS must classify each commercial fishery on the LOF into one of three categories under the MMPA based upon the level of mortality and serious injury of marine mammals that occurs incidental to each fishery. The classification of a fishery on the LOF determines whether participants in that fishery are subject to certain provisions of the MMPA, such as registration, observer coverage, and take reduction plan (TRP) requirements. In addition, NMFS begins publishing online fact sheets for Category III fisheries on a rolling basis.
Threat Reduction Advisory Committee; Notice of Closed Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-08113
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense announces the following closed Federal advisory committee meeting of the Threat Reduction Advisory Committee (TRAC).
Renewal of the Regional Resource Stewardship Council Charter
Document Number: 2016-08112
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), the TVA Board of Directors has renewed the Regional Resource Stewardship Council (Council) charter for an additional two years. The charter for the Ninth Term begins on April 29, 2016.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-08110
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.