Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines, 29830-29831 [2016-11240]

Download as PDF ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS 29830 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 93 / Friday, May 13, 2016 / Proposed Rules Homeland Security Bureau has engaged in a number of meetings with a variety of stakeholders to understand the data that different segments value in evaluating the overall resiliency of wireless networks and outage impacts, as well as other factors in developing more resilient wireless networks. Accordingly, the Commission seeks comment on the carriers’ ‘‘Wireless Resiliency Cooperative Framework’’ in light of the aims of the Resiliency Notice and the associated record. 3. Interested parties may file comments until fifteen days after the publication of this document in the Federal Register. All pleadings are to reference PS Dockets 13–239 and 11–60. This proceeding is a ‘‘permit-butdisclose’’ proceeding in accordance with the Commission’s ex parte rules.1 Persons making ex parte presentations must file a copy of any written presentation or a memorandum summarizing any oral presentation within two business days after the presentation (unless a different deadline applicable to the Sunshine period applies). Persons making oral ex parte presentations are reminded that memoranda summarizing the presentation must (1) list all persons attending or otherwise participating in the meeting at which the ex parte presentation was made, and (2) summarize all data presented and arguments made during the presentation. If the presentation consisted in whole or in part of the presentation of data or arguments already reflected in the presenter’s written comments, memoranda or other filings in the proceeding, the presenter may provide citations to such data or arguments in his or her prior comments, memoranda, or other filings (specifying the relevant page and/or paragraph numbers where such data or arguments can be found) in lieu of summarizing them in the memorandum. Documents shown or given to Commission staff during ex parte meetings are deemed to be written ex parte presentations and must be filed consistent with section 1.1206(b). In proceedings governed by section 1.49(f) or for which the Commission has made available a method of electronic filing, written ex parte presentations and memoranda summarizing oral ex parte presentations, and all attachments thereto, must be filed through the electronic comment filing system available for that proceeding, and must be filed in their native format (e.g., .doc, .xml, .ppt, searchable .pdf). Participants in this proceeding should familiarize themselves with the Commission’s ex parte rules. 4. Comments may be filed using the Commission’s Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS). See Electronic Filing of Documents in Rulemaking Proceedings, 63 FR 24121 (1998). • Electronic Filers: Comments may be filed electronically using the Internet by accessing the ECFS: http:// fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs2/. • Paper Filers: Parties that choose to file by paper must file an original and one copy of each filing. If more than one docket or rulemaking number appears in the caption of this proceeding, filers must submit two additional copies for each additional docket or rulemaking number. 5. Filings can be sent by hand or messenger delivery, by commercial overnight courier, or by first-class or overnight U.S. Postal Service mail. All filings must be addressed to the Commission’s Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Federal Communications Commission. • All hand-delivered or messengerdelivered paper filings for the Commission’s Secretary must be delivered to FCC Headquarters at 445 12th St. SW., Room TW–A325, Washington, DC 20554. The filing hours are 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. All hand deliveries must be held together with rubber bands or fasteners. Any envelopes and boxes must be disposed of before entering the building. • Commercial overnight mail (other than U.S. Postal Service Express Mail and Priority Mail) must be sent to 9300 East Hampton Drive, Capitol Heights, MD 20743. • U.S. Postal Service first-class, Express, and Priority mail must be addressed to 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. 6. To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an email to fcc504@ fcc.gov or call the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418–0530 (voice), (202) 418–0432 (tty). 7. For further information, contact: Renee Roland, Special Counsel, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, at (202) 418–2352, renee.roland@ fcc.gov, or Lauren Kravetz, Chief of Staff, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, at (202) 418–7944, lauren.kravetz@fcc.gov. Federal Communications Commission. Lisa M. Fowlkes, Deputy Bureau Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. [FR Doc. 2016–11233 Filed 5–12–16; 8:45 am] 1 Id. para.74. VerDate Sep<11>2014 BILLING CODE 6712–01–P 14:43 May 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 49 CFR Parts 191 and 192 [Docket No. PHMSA–2011–0023] RIN 2137–AE72 Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period. AGENCY: On April 8, 2016, (81 FR 20722) PHMSA published in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) titled: ‘‘Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines’’ seeking comments on changes to the pipeline safety regulations for gas transmission and gathering pipelines. PHMSA has received several requests to extend the comment period. PHMSA is granting these requests and extending the comment period from June 7, 2016, to July 7, 2016. DATES: The closing date for filing comments is extended from June 7, 2016, to July 7, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments should reference Docket No. PHMSA–2011–0023 and may be submitted in the following ways: • E-Gov Web site: http:// www.Regulations.gov. This site allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any agency. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: DOT Docket Management System: U.S. DOT, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. • Hand Delivery: U.S. DOT Docket Management System; West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: You should identify the Docket No. PHMSA–2011–0023 at the beginning of your comments. If you submit your comments by mail, please submit two copies. To receive confirmation that PHMSA received your comments, include a self-addressed stamped postcard. Internet users may submit comments to the Docket at http://www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MYP1.SGM 13MYP1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 93 / Friday, May 13, 2016 / Proposed Rules Note: Comments are posted without changes or edits to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. There is a privacy statement published on http:// www.regulations.gov. For further information contact Mike Israni at 202–366–4571 or by email at mike.israni@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Background ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS On April 8, 2016, PHMSA issued a NPRM that would make amendments to the pipeline safety regulations for gas transmission and gathering pipelines. Since the issuance of the NPRM, VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:43 May 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 PHMSA has received comment extension requests from the following entities: • American Gas Association • American Petroleum Institute • American Public Gas Association • California Public Utilities Commission • Consol Energy Inc. • Gas Processors Association • Independent Petroleum Association of American • Interstate Natural Gas Association of America • Marcellus Shale Coalition • National Association of Pipeline Safety Representatives • National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 9990 29831 • New York State Public Service Commission • Texas Pipeline Association PHMSA believes that extension of the comment period is warranted based on the information provided in these requests. Therefore, PHMSA has extended the comment period from June 7, 2016, to July 7, 2016. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 9, 2016, under authority delegated in 49 CFR 1.97. Alan K. Mayberry, Acting Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. 2016–11240 Filed 5–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P E:\FR\FM\13MYP1.SGM 13MYP1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 93 (Friday, May 13, 2016)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 29830-29831]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-11240]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

49 CFR Parts 191 and 192

[Docket No. PHMSA-2011-0023]
RIN 2137-AE72


Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering 
Pipelines

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
DOT.

ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On April 8, 2016, (81 FR 20722) PHMSA published in the Federal 
Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) titled: ``Pipeline 
Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines'' seeking 
comments on changes to the pipeline safety regulations for gas 
transmission and gathering pipelines. PHMSA has received several 
requests to extend the comment period. PHMSA is granting these requests 
and extending the comment period from June 7, 2016, to July 7, 2016.

DATES: The closing date for filing comments is extended from June 7, 
2016, to July 7, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Comments should reference Docket No. PHMSA-2011-0023 and may 
be submitted in the following ways:
     E-Gov Web site: http://www.Regulations.gov. This site 
allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice 
issued by any agency.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     Mail: DOT Docket Management System: U.S. DOT, Docket 
Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery: U.S. DOT Docket Management System; West 
Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590-0001, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    Instructions: You should identify the Docket No. PHMSA-2011-0023 at 
the beginning of your comments. If you submit your comments by mail, 
please submit two copies. To receive confirmation that PHMSA received 
your comments, include a self-addressed stamped postcard. Internet 
users may submit comments to the Docket at http://www.regulations.gov.


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    Note: Comments are posted without changes or edits to http://
www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. 
There is a privacy statement published on http://
www.regulations.gov.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information contact Mike 
Israni at 202-366-4571 or by email at mike.israni@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On April 8, 2016, PHMSA issued a NPRM that would make amendments to 
the pipeline safety regulations for gas transmission and gathering 
pipelines. Since the issuance of the NPRM, PHMSA has received comment 
extension requests from the following entities:

 American Gas Association
 American Petroleum Institute
 American Public Gas Association
 California Public Utilities Commission
 Consol Energy Inc.
 Gas Processors Association
 Independent Petroleum Association of American
 Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
 Marcellus Shale Coalition
 National Association of Pipeline Safety Representatives
 National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
 New York State Public Service Commission
 Texas Pipeline Association

    PHMSA believes that extension of the comment period is warranted 
based on the information provided in these requests. Therefore, PHMSA 
has extended the comment period from June 7, 2016, to July 7, 2016.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 9, 2016, under authority 
delegated in 49 CFR 1.97.
Alan K. Mayberry,
Acting Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety.
[FR Doc. 2016-11240 Filed 5-12-16; 8:45 am]
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