Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines, 41485-41486 [2016-15191]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 123 / Monday, June 27, 2016 / Proposed Rules § 450.324 Development and content of the transportation improvement program (TIP). reflect the investment priorities established in the current metropolitan transportation plan and shall cover a period of no less than 4 years, be updated at least every 4 years, and be approved by the MPO(s) and the Governor. However, if the TIP covers more than 4 years, the FHWA and the FTA will consider the projects in the additional years as informational. The MPO(s) may update the TIP more frequently, but the cycle for updating the TIP must be compatible with the STIP development and approval process. The TIP expires when the FHWA/FTA approval of the STIP expires. Copies of any updated or revised TIPs must be provided to the FHWA and the FTA. In nonattainment and maintenance areas subject to transportation conformity requirements, the FHWA and the FTA, as well as the MPO, must make a conformity determination on any updated or amended TIP, in accordance with the Clean Air Act requirements and the EPA’s transportation conformity regulations (40 CFR part 93, subpart A). * * * * * * § 450.328 urbanized area that is not a TMA. These provisions shall be documented either as part of the metropolitan planning agreements required under paragraphs (a), (e), and (g) of this section, or documented it in some other means outside of the metropolitan planning agreements as determined cooperatively by the MPO(s), State(s), and providers of public transportation. § 450.316 [Amended] 11. Amend § 450.316(b), (c), and (d) by removing ‘‘MPO’’ and adding in its place ‘‘MPO(s)’’ wherever it occurs. ■ 12. Amend § 450.324 as follows: ■ a. In paragraph (a) replace ‘‘MPO’’ with ‘‘MPO(s)’’ wherever it occurs; ■ b. Redesignate paragraphs (c) through (m) as paragraphs (d) through (n), respectively; ■ c. Add new paragraph (c); and ■ d. In newly redesignated paragraphs (d), (e), (f), (g)(10), (g)(11)(iv), (h), (k), (l), and (n), remove ‘‘MPO’’ with and add in its place‘‘MPO(s)’’ wherever it occurs. The revisions read as follows: ■ * * * * (c) If more than one MPO has been designated to serve an MPA, those MPOs within the MPA shall: (1) Jointly develop a single metropolitan transportation plan for the MPA; (2) Jointly establish, for the MPA, the performance targets that address the performance measures described in 23 CFR part 490 (where applicable), 49 U.S.C. 5326(c) and 49 U.S.C. 5329(d); and (3) Agree to a process for making a single conformity determination on the joint plan (in nonattainment or maintenance areas). * * * * * ■ 13. Amend § 450.326 as follows: ■ a. Revise paragraph (a); and ■ b. In paragraphs (b), (j), and (p) remove ‘‘MPO’’ and add in its place ‘‘MPO(s)’’ wherever it occurs. The revision reads as follows: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with PROPOSALS § 450.326 Development and content of the transportation improvement program (TIP). (a) The MPO, in cooperation with the State(s) and any affected public transportation operator(s), shall develop a TIP for the metropolitan planning area. If more than one MPO has been designated to serve an MPA, those MPOs within the MPA shall jointly develop a single TIP for the MPA and shall agree to a process for making a single conformity determination on the joint TIP (in nonattainment or maintenance areas). The TIP shall VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 Jun 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 14. Amend § 450.328(a), (b), and (c) by removing ‘‘MPO’’ and adding in its place ‘‘MPO(s)’’ wherever it occurs. [Amended] 15. Amend § 450.330 (a) and (c) by removing ‘‘MPO’’ and adding in its place ‘‘MPO(s)’’ wherever it occurs. ■ § 450.332 [Amended] 16. Amend § 450.332(b) and (c) by removing ‘‘MPO’’ and adding in its place ‘‘MPO(s)’’ wherever it occurs. ■ § 450.334 [Amended] 17. Amend § 450.334(a) by removing ‘‘MPO’’ and adding in its place ‘‘MPO(s)’’ wherever it occurs. ■ § 450.336 [Amended] 18. Amend § 450.336(b)(1)(i), (b)(1)(ii), and (b)(2) by removing ‘‘MPO’’ and adding in its place ‘‘MPO(s)’’ wherever it occurs. ■ 19. Amend § 450.340 as follows: ■ a. In paragraph (a) adding ‘‘or MPOs’’ after ‘‘MPO’’ wherever it occurs; ■ b. Adding paragraph (h) to read as follows: ■ § 450.340 Phase-in of new requirements. * * * * * (h) States and MPOs shall comply with the MPA boundary and MPO boundaries agreement provisions in 450.310 and 450.312, shall document the determination of the Governor and MPO(s) whether the size and complexity of the MPA make multiple PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4702 MPOs appropriate, and the MPOs shall comply with the requirements for jointly established performance targets, and a single metropolitan transportation plan and TIP for the entire MPA, before the next metropolitan transportation plan update that occurs on or after [date 2 years after the effective date of the final rule]. Title 49—Transportation PART 613—METROPOLITAN AND STATEWIDE AND NONMETROPOLITAN PLANNING 20. The authority citation for part 613 is revised to read as follows: ■ Authority: 23 U.S.C. 134, 135, and 217(g); 42 U.S.C. 3334, 4233, 4332, 7410 et seq.; 49 U.S.C. 5303–5306, 5323(k); and 49 CFR 1.51(f) and 21.7(a). [FR Doc. 2016–14854 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration 30 CFR Parts 56 and 57 [Amended] ■ § 450.330 41485 Sfmt 4702 [Docket No. MSHA–2014–0030] RIN 1219–AB87 Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of change of starting time for public hearings. AGENCY: The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is announcing a change to the starting time for public hearings for the proposed rule addressing Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines, published on June 8, 2016. The start time for the previously announced public hearings for the proposed rule will be changed from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. to accommodate the public meetings on MSHA’s request for information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust. The hearing dates and locations are unchanged. SUMMARY: The public hearing dates and locations are listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Comments for the proposed rule must be received by midnight Eastern Daylight Savings Time on September 6, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments, requests to speak, and informational materials for the rulemaking record may be sent to DATES: E:\FR\FM\27JNP1.SGM 27JNP1 41486 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 123 / Monday, June 27, 2016 / Proposed Rules MSHA by one of the following methods listed below: • Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • E-Mail: zzMSHA-comments@ dol.gov. • Mail: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202–5452. • Hand Delivery or Courier: 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 4th Floor East, Suite 4E401. • Fax: 202–693–9441. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila A. McConnell, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at mcconnell.sheila.a@dol.gov (email), 202–693–9440 (voice); or 202– 693–9441 (facsimile). These are not tollfree numbers. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Instructions: All submissions for the proposed rule must include RIN 1219– AB87 or Docket No. MSHA–2014–0030. MSHA posts all comments without change, including any personal information provided. Access comments electronically on http:// www.regulations.gov and on MSHA’s Web site at https://www.msha.gov/ regulations/rulemaking. Docket: The proposed rule for Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines was published on June 8, 2016 (81 FR 36818). The document is available on https://www.regulations.gov and on MSHA’s Web site at https:// www.msha.gov/regulations/rulemaking/ examinations-working-places-metaland-nonmetal-mines. Review comments in person at the Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202–5452. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 4th Floor East, Suite 4E401. Email Notification: To subscribe to receive email notification when MSHA publishes rulemaking documents in the Federal Register, go to https:// www.msha.gov. Public Hearings: As previously announced on June 8, 2016 (81 FR 36818), the public hearings will be held in Salt Lake City, UT; Pittsburgh, PA; Arlington, VA; and Birmingham, AL. Please see the table below for locations, dates, and new starting times. Contact number Date Location July 19, 2016; 8:30 a.m. .... Homewood Suites by Hilton, Salt Lake City—Downtown, 423 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. Hyatt Place Pittsburgh—North Shore, 260 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 ...... Mine Safety and Health Administration Headquarters, 201 12th Street, South, Rooms 7W204 & 7W206, Arlington, VA 22202. Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, 2101 Richard Arrington Jr., Boulevard North, Birmingham, AL 35203. July 21, 2016; 8:30 a.m. .... July 26, 2016; 8:30 a.m. .... mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with PROPOSALS August 4, 2016; 8:30 a.m. .. The start time for the previously announced public hearings for the proposed is being changed from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. to accommodate the public meetings on MSHA’s request for information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust. The hearings will begin with an opening statement from MSHA, followed by an opportunity for members of the public to make oral presentations. Each hearing will end when the last speaker speaks. Persons do not have to make a written request to speak; however, persons wishing to speak are encouraged to notify MSHA in advance for scheduling purposes. Speakers and other attendees may present information to MSHA for inclusion in the rulemaking record. The hearings will be conducted in an informal manner. Formal rules of evidence or cross examination will not apply. A verbatim transcript of the proceedings will be prepared and made a part of the rulemaking record. The transcript may be viewed at https:// www.regulations.gov/ and on MSHA’s Web site at https://www.msha.gov/ regulations/rulemaking. MSHA will accept comments and other appropriate information for the record from any interested party, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 Jun 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 including those not presenting oral statements, received by midnight Eastern Daylight Savings Time on September 6, 2016. Joseph A. Main, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2016–15191 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4520–43–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration 30 CFR Parts 57, 70, 72, and 75 [Docket No. MSHA–2014–0031] RIN 1219–AB86 Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Request for information; notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is announcing the dates and locations of public meetings on the Agency’s request for information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 (801) 363–6700. (412) 321–3000. (202) 693–9440. (205) 324–5000. published on June 8, 2016. In the interest of efficiency, the public meetings will be held consecutively, on the same days in the same venues, as the public hearings announced in the MSHA’s proposed rule addressing Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines, published on June 8, 2016. DATES: The public meeting dates and locations are listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Comments for the request for information must be received by midnight Eastern Daylight Savings Time on September 6, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments, requests to speak, and informational materials for the rulemaking record may be sent to MSHA by one of the following methods listed below: • Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • EMail: zzMSHA-comments@ dol.gov. • Mail: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202–5452. • Hand Delivery or Courier: 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 E:\FR\FM\27JNP1.SGM 27JNP1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 123 (Monday, June 27, 2016)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 41485-41486]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-15191]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration

30 CFR Parts 56 and 57

[Docket No. MSHA-2014-0030]
RIN 1219-AB87


Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines

AGENCY: Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of change of starting time for public 
hearings.

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SUMMARY: The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is announcing 
a change to the starting time for public hearings for the proposed rule 
addressing Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines, 
published on June 8, 2016. The start time for the previously announced 
public hearings for the proposed rule will be changed from 9:00 a.m. to 
8:30 a.m. to accommodate the public meetings on MSHA's request for 
information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust. The 
hearing dates and locations are unchanged.

DATES: The public hearing dates and locations are listed in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Comments for the 
proposed rule must be received by midnight Eastern Daylight Savings 
Time on September 6, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Comments, requests to speak, and informational materials for 
the rulemaking record may be sent to

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MSHA by one of the following methods listed below:
     Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.
     E-Mail: zzMSHA-comments@dol.gov.
     Mail: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and 
Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 
22202-5452.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: 201 12th Street South, Suite 
4E401, Arlington, Virginia, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays. Sign in at the receptionist's 
desk on the 4th Floor East, Suite 4E401.
     Fax: 202-693-9441.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila A. McConnell, Director, Office 
of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at 
mcconnell.sheila.a@dol.gov (email), 202-693-9440 (voice); or 202-693-
9441 (facsimile). These are not toll-free numbers.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Instructions: All submissions for the proposed rule must include 
RIN 1219-AB87 or Docket No. MSHA-2014-0030. MSHA posts all comments 
without change, including any personal information provided. Access 
comments electronically on http://www.regulations.gov and on MSHA's Web 
site at https://www.msha.gov/regulations/rulemaking.
    Docket: The proposed rule for Examinations of Working Places in 
Metal and Nonmetal Mines was published on June 8, 2016 (81 FR 36818). 
The document is available on https://www.regulations.gov and on MSHA's 
Web site at https://www.msha.gov/regulations/rulemaking/examinations-working-places-metal-and-nonmetal-mines. Review comments in person at 
the Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street 
South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202-5452. Sign in at the 
receptionist's desk on the 4th Floor East, Suite 4E401.
    Email Notification: To subscribe to receive email notification when 
MSHA publishes rulemaking documents in the Federal Register, go to 
https://www.msha.gov.
    Public Hearings: As previously announced on June 8, 2016 (81 FR 
36818), the public hearings will be held in Salt Lake City, UT; 
Pittsburgh, PA; Arlington, VA; and Birmingham, AL. Please see the table 
below for locations, dates, and new starting times.

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                      Date                                       Location                    Contact  number
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July 19, 2016; 8:30 a.m.........................  Homewood Suites by Hilton, Salt Lake           (801) 363-6700.
                                                   City--Downtown, 423 West 300 South,
                                                   Salt Lake City, UT 84101.
July 21, 2016; 8:30 a.m.........................  Hyatt Place Pittsburgh--North Shore,           (412) 321-3000.
                                                   260 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh,
                                                   PA 15212.
July 26, 2016; 8:30 a.m.........................  Mine Safety and Health Administration          (202) 693-9440.
                                                   Headquarters, 201 12th Street,
                                                   South, Rooms 7W204 & 7W206,
                                                   Arlington, VA 22202.
August 4, 2016; 8:30 a.m........................  Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, 2101                (205) 324-5000.
                                                   Richard Arrington Jr., Boulevard
                                                   North, Birmingham, AL 35203.
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    The start time for the previously announced public hearings for the 
proposed is being changed from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. to accommodate 
the public meetings on MSHA's request for information on Exposure of 
Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust. The hearings will begin with an 
opening statement from MSHA, followed by an opportunity for members of 
the public to make oral presentations. Each hearing will end when the 
last speaker speaks. Persons do not have to make a written request to 
speak; however, persons wishing to speak are encouraged to notify MSHA 
in advance for scheduling purposes.
    Speakers and other attendees may present information to MSHA for 
inclusion in the rulemaking record. The hearings will be conducted in 
an informal manner. Formal rules of evidence or cross examination will 
not apply.
    A verbatim transcript of the proceedings will be prepared and made 
a part of the rulemaking record. The transcript may be viewed at 
https://www.regulations.gov/ and on MSHA's Web site at https://www.msha.gov/regulations/rulemaking.
    MSHA will accept comments and other appropriate information for the 
record from any interested party, including those not presenting oral 
statements, received by midnight Eastern Daylight Savings Time on 
September 6, 2016.

Joseph A. Main,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2016-15191 Filed 6-24-16; 8:45 am]
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