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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 115 / Wednesday, June 15, 2016 / Notices (1) Rationality (0–25 Points) The logic and soundness of the proposer’s approach to provide innovations that are relevant to NTIS and other Federal agencies in one or more of the following areas: (a) Using data and data services; (b) sharing and enhancing the usability of data and data services; (c) advancing the analysis and interpretation of data; and (d) developing deep understanding from and new insights into data. (2) Technical Merit of Contribution (0– 35 Points) The potential technical effectiveness of the proposed capabilities and work and the value it would contribute to the fields of data science, engineering, or best practices relevant to NTIS as described in the General Scope section of this announcement. 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Evaluation and Selection Process All proposals received by the due date set forth in the DATES section of this notice will be reviewed to determine whether they are submitted by a forprofit, non-profit, or research performing service organization (eligible), contain all required technical, business and administrative information (complete), and are responsive to this Opportunity Announcement. Proposals determined to be ineligible, incomplete, and/or non-responsive based on the initial screening will be eliminated from further review. However, NTIS, in its sole discretion, may continue the review process for a proposal that is missing non-substantive information that can easily be rectified or cured. All proposals that are determined to be eligible, complete, and responsive will proceed for full reviews in accordance with the review and selection process set forth below. At VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:15 Jun 14, 2016 Jkt 238001 least three (3) objective individuals knowledgeable about the particular technical areas described in the proposal will review the merits of each proposal based on the evaluation criteria. The reviewers may discuss the proposals with each other, but scores will be determined on an individual basis, not as a consensus. NTIS may solicit oral presentations from some or all proposers. The Selecting Official, who is the NTIS Deputy Director or designee, in consultation with the NTIS Director and the NTIS Oversight Board, will make final proposal selections, taking into consideration the results of the reviewers’ evaluations, relevance to the scope and objectives described in this Opportunity Announcement, the distribution of proposals across technical areas, and the distribution of proposers among large, medium and small organizations. The NTIS Oversight Board is a group of senior Department of Commerce executives, appointed by the Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology, to guide the evolution of NTIS toward a focus on the Department of Commerce’s data mission and transition away from services not aligned with the Department’s and/or Federal data priorities. For proposals from international organizations, NIST will follow applicable U.S. laws and policies. Notification of Results Unsuccessful proposers will be notified in writing. Proposers whose proposals are selected will be notified and will be provided with the standard NTIS Joint Venture Partnership agreement for execution. Each Joint Venture Partnership agreement entered into between a selected proposer and NTIS will incorporate the selected proposer’s proposal by reference. NTIS will not be responsible for any costs incurred by any proposer prior to execution of a Joint Venture Partnership agreement. Dated: June 9, 2016. Gregory Capella, Deputy Director, National Technical Information Service. [FR Doc. 2016–14175 Filed 6–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–04–P COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY Office of Federal Sustainability Employee Charging Guidance AGENCY: Council on Environmental Quality. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Notice of availability, Guidance for Federal Agency Implementation of Workplace Charging Pursuant to the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act: Level 1 Charging Receptacles. ACTION: The Office of Federal Sustainability Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has issued to Federal agency Chief Sustainability Officers Guidance for Federal Agency Implementation of Workplace Charging Pursuant to the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act: Level 1 Charging Receptacles. The guidance outlines how Federal agencies can take advantage of workplace charging opportunities under the FAST Act, and provides an approach for a uniform fee for Level 1 charging receptacles (i.e. wall outlets) for the purposes of seeking reimbursement under the FAST Act. The document also describes how Federal agency Chief Sustainability Officers should coordinate with Federal agency fleet managers to report annually on the implementation of workplace charging in the Federal Automotive Statistical Tool (FAST). SUMMARY: The guidance is effective June 15, 2016. DATES: The Guidance for Federal Agency Implementation of Workplace Charging Pursuant to the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act: Level 1 Charging Receptacles is available at: https:// www.whitehouse.gov/administration/ eop/ceq/initiatives/sustainability. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Porter, Office of Federal Sustainability, at Amy_F_Porter@ ceq.eop.gov or (202) 456–6224. This guidance document applies only to Federal agency buildings not under the jurisdiction, custody, or control of the General Services Administration. Agencies are expected to follow the Guidance for Federal Agency Implementation of Workplace Charging Pursuant to the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act: Level 1 Charging Receptacles as part of their compliance with E.O. 13693. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: E.O. 13693, 80 FR 15871. Dated: June 9, 2016. Christine Harada, Federal Chief Sustainability Officer, Council on Environmental Quality. [FR Doc. 2016–14144 Filed 6–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3225–F6–P Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 39029 E:\FR\FM\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1

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COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY


Office of Federal Sustainability Employee Charging Guidance

AGENCY: Council on Environmental Quality.

ACTION: Notice of availability, Guidance for Federal Agency 
Implementation of Workplace Charging Pursuant to the Fixing America's 
Surface Transportation (FAST) Act: Level 1 Charging Receptacles.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Federal Sustainability Council on Environmental 
Quality (CEQ) has issued to Federal agency Chief Sustainability 
Officers Guidance for Federal Agency Implementation of Workplace 
Charging Pursuant to the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) 
Act: Level 1 Charging Receptacles. The guidance outlines how Federal 
agencies can take advantage of workplace charging opportunities under 
the FAST Act, and provides an approach for a uniform fee for Level 1 
charging receptacles (i.e. wall outlets) for the purposes of seeking 
reimbursement under the FAST Act. The document also describes how 
Federal agency Chief Sustainability Officers should coordinate with 
Federal agency fleet managers to report annually on the implementation 
of workplace charging in the Federal Automotive Statistical Tool 
(FAST).

DATES: The guidance is effective June 15, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The Guidance for Federal Agency Implementation of Workplace 
Charging Pursuant to the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) 
Act: Level 1 Charging Receptacles is available at: https://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ceq/initiatives/sustainability.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Porter, Office of Federal 
Sustainability, at Amy_F_Porter@ceq.eop.gov or (202) 456-6224.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This guidance document applies only to 
Federal agency buildings not under the jurisdiction, custody, or 
control of the General Services Administration. Agencies are expected 
to follow the Guidance for Federal Agency Implementation of Workplace 
Charging Pursuant to the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) 
Act: Level 1 Charging Receptacles as part of their compliance with E.O. 
13693.

    Authority: E.O. 13693, 80 FR 15871.

    Dated: June 9, 2016.
Christine Harada,
Federal Chief Sustainability Officer, Council on Environmental Quality.
[FR Doc. 2016-14144 Filed 6-14-16; 8:45 am]
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