May 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS)
Document Number: 2016-12432
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) will take place. This meeting is open to the public.
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2016-12430
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-12429
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Disturbance Control Standard-Contingency Reserve for Recovery From a Balancing Contingency Event Reliability Standard
Document Number: 2016-12428
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposes to approve Reliability Standard BAL-002-2 (Disturbance Control Standard Contingency Reserve for Recovery from a Balancing Contingency Event) submitted by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). Proposed Reliability Standard BAL-002-2 is designed to ensure that applicable entities balance resources and demand and return their Area Control Error to defined values following a Reportable Balancing Contingency Event. In addition, the Commission proposes to direct NERC to modify Reliability Standard BAL-002-2 to address concerns related to the possible extension or delay of the periods for Area Control Error recovery and contingency reserve restoration. The Commission also proposes to direct NERC to address a reliability gap regarding megawatt losses above the most severe single contingency.
Refinements to Policies and Procedures for Market-Based Rates for Wholesale Sales of Electric Energy, Capacity and Ancillary Services by Public Utilities
Document Number: 2016-12427
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is denying requests for rehearing and granting, in part, clarification of its determinations in Order No. 816, which amended its regulations that govern market-based rate authorizations for wholesale sales of electric energy, capacity, and ancillary services by public utilities pursuant to the Federal Power Act.
Policy Statement
Document Number: 2016-12426
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Commission adopts the following policies regarding future implementation of hold harmless commitments offered by applicants as ratepayer protection mechanisms to mitigate adverse effects on rates that may result from transactions subject to section 203 of the Federal Power Act (FPA). First, the Commission clarifies the scope and definition of the costs that should be subject to hold harmless commitments. Second, the Commission adopts the proposal that applicants offering hold harmless commitments should implement controls and procedures to track the costs from which customers will be held harmless. The Commission identifies the types of controls and procedures that applicants offering hold harmless commitments should implement. Third, the Commission declines to adopt its proposal to no longer accept hold harmless commitments that are limited in duration. Fourth, the Commission clarifies that, in connection with certain types of FPA section 203 transactions, an applicant may be able to demonstrate that the transaction will not have an adverse effect on rates without the need to make any hold harmless commitment.
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-12424
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
New England Hydropower Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2016-12420
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Staff Attendance at South Carolina Regional Transmission Planning Meeting
Document Number: 2016-12419
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Bright Light Capital, LLC; Notice of Supplement To Petiton for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2016-12417
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Texas Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2016-12416
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-12415
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Rio Grande LNG, LLC, Rio Bravo Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-12414
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC Form 80, FERC-550, and FERC-549); Consolidated Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2016-12411
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the requirements and burden \1\ of the information collections described below.
Windham Solar LLC, Allco Finance Limited; Notice of Petition for Enforcement
Document Number: 2016-12410
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Increasing Market and Planning Efficiency Through Improved Software; Supplemental Agenda Notice
Document Number: 2016-12407
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Southwest Gas Storage Company; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2016-12406
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; York River, Yorktown, VA
Document Number: 2016-12405
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Coleman Memorial Bridge (US 17) across the York River, mile 7.0, Yorktown, VA. The deviation is necessary to perform bridge maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-12403
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Justice
The National Commission on Forensic Science will hold meeting ten at the time and location listed below.
Ingredients Declared as Evaporated Cane Juice; Guidance for Industry; Availability
Document Number: 2016-12402
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is announcing the availability of a guidance entitled ``Ingredients Declared as Evaporated Cane Juice.'' The document advises industry of FDA's view that sweeteners derived from sugar cane, including those derived from sugar cane syrup, should not be declared on food labels as ``evaporated cane juice.'' Instead, such ingredients should be declared as ``sugar,'' preceded by one or more truthful, non-misleading descriptors if the manufacturer so chooses.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-12401
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The proposed information collection described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended). The Tennessee Valley Authority is soliciting public comments on this proposed collection as provided by 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1).
Mail Classification Schedule Changes Pertaining to Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes and Priority Mail International Small Flat Rate Boxes
Document Number: 2016-12400
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service has filed a notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission to establish a new implementation date for the changes to the Mail Classification Schedule provisions pertaining to Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes and Priority Mail International Small Flat Rate Boxes.
FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting, Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Document Number: 2016-12399
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks comment on proposals to eliminate the requirement that commercial broadcast stations retain copies of letters and emails from the public in their public inspection file and the requirement that cable operators reveal the location of the cable system's principal headend. 2............................. Public Safety & Title: Amendments to Homeland Part 4 of the Security Bureau. Commission's Rules Concerning Disruptions to Communications (PS Docket No. 15-80); New Part 4 of the Commission's Rules Concerning Disruptions to Communications (ET Docket No. 04-35); The Proposed Extension of Part 4 of the Commission's Rules Regarding Outage Reporting to Interconnected Voice Over Internet Protocol Service Providers and Broadband Internet Service Providers (PS Docket No. 11- 82). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order, Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and Order on Reconsideration to update its Part 4 communications network outage reporting requirements.
Air Plan Approval; ME; Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions From Fiberglass Boat Manufacturing and Surface Coating Facilities
Document Number: 2016-12398
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the State of Maine. These revisions establish Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) requirements for reducing volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from fiberglass boat manufacturing and surface coating operations. The intended effect of this action is to approve these requirements into the Maine SIP. This action is being taken in accordance with the Clean Air Act.
Air Plan Approval; ME; Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions From Fiberglass Boat Manufacturing and Surface Coating Facilities
Document Number: 2016-12397
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the State of Maine. These revisions establish Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) requirements for reducing volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from fiberglass boat manufacturing and surface coating operations. The intended effect of this action is to approve these requirements into the Maine SIP. This action is being taken in accordance with the Clean Air Act.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2016-12395
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 215 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2016-12394
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 217 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2016-12393
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 216 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2016-12392
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 219 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2016-12391
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 218 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Retail Foreign Exchange Transactions
Document Number: 2016-12390
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Rule 15b12-1, by its terms, will expire and no longer be effective on July 31, 2016. Interested persons should be aware that as of that date, any broker or dealer, including a broker or dealer that is also dually registered as a futures commission merchant (``BD/ FCM''), shall be prohibited under the Commodity Exchange Act (``CEA'') from offering or entering into a transaction described in the CEA with a person who is not an eligible contract participant (``retail forex transaction'').
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-12381
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of California; Revised Format for Materials Incorporated by Reference
Document Number: 2016-12380
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is revising the format for materials submitted by the State of California that are incorporated by reference (IBR) into the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). The regulations affected by this format change have all been previously submitted by the State of California and approved by the EPA. This format revision will primarily affect the ``Identification of plan'' section, as well as the format of the SIP materials that will be available for public inspection at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the EPA Regional Office. This action, which only relates to state statutes and state regulations and does not include local and regional California air district rules, local ordinances, source-specific requirements, or nonregulatory and quasi-regulatory provisions, is the first of a series of actions intended to change the format for the entire California SIP.