Notice of 30 Day Public Comment Period Regarding the National Interest Determination for NuStar Logistics, LP Presidential Permit Application, 45593-45594 [2016-16677]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 135 / Thursday, July 14, 2016 / Notices Comments are not private. They will be posted on the site http:// www.regulations.gov. The comments will not be edited to remove identifying or contact information, and the State Department cautions against including any information that one does not want publicly disclosed. The State Department requests that any part soliciting or aggregating comments received from other persons for submission to the State Department inform those persons that the State Department will not edit their comments to remove identifying or contact information, and that they should not include any information in their comments that they do not want publicly disclosed. DATES: Comments must be submitted no later than August 15, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. ADDRESSES: For reasons of efficiency, the State Department encourages the electronic submission of comments through the federal government’s eRulemaking Portal (http:// www.regulations.gov), enter the Docket No. DOS–2016–0049, and follow the prompts to submit a comment. The State Department also will accept comments submitted in hard copy by mail and postmarked no later than August 15, 2016. Please note that standard mail delivery to the State Department can be delayed due to security screening. To submit comments by mail, use the following address: Office of Energy Diplomacy, Energy Resources Bureau (ENR/EDP/EWA) Department of State, 2201 C St. NW., Ste. 4428, Attn: Sydney Kaufman, Washington, DC 20520. Dated: July 7, 2016. R. Chris Davy, Deputy Director, Office of Europe, Western Hemisphere and Africa, Bureau of Energy Resource, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2016–16676 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AE–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [Public Notice: 9632] Executive Order 13224 Designation of Aslan Avgazarovich, aka Aslan Byutukayev, aka Aslan Byutukaev, aka Emir Khamzat, aka Amir Khamzat, aka Khamzat Chechensky, aka Hamzat as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist Acting under the authority of and in accordance with section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, and Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, I hereby determine that the individual VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jul 13, 2016 Jkt 238001 known as Aslan Avgazarovich Byutukaev, also known as Aslan Byutukayev, also known as Aslan Byutukaev, also known as Emir Khamzat, also known as Amir Khamzat, also known as Khamzat Chechensky, also known as Hamzat committed, or poses a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States. Consistent with the determination in section 10 of Executive Order 13224 that prior notice to persons determined to be subject to the Order who might have a constitutional presence in the United States would render ineffectual the blocking and other measures authorized in the Order because of the ability to transfer funds instantaneously, I determine that no prior notice needs to be provided to any person subject to this determination who might have a constitutional presence in the United States, because to do so would render ineffectual the measures authorized in the Order. This notice shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: May 16, 2016. John F. Kerry, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2016–16572 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AD–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9634] Certification Pursuant to Section 7045(a)(3)(B) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2016 (DIV. K, Pub. L. 114–113) By virtue of the authority vested in me as the Deputy Secretary of State by Department of State Delegation of Authority 245–1, and pursuant to section 7045(a)(3)(B) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2016 (Div. K, Pub. L. 114–113), I hereby certify the central government of Guatemala is taking effective steps to: • Establish an autonomous, publicly accountable entity to provide oversight of the Plan of the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle of Central America (Plan); • combat corruption, including investigating and prosecuting government officials credibly alleged to be corrupt; • implement reforms, policies, and programs to improve transparency and strengthen public institutions, including PO 00000 Frm 00145 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45593 increasing the capacity and independence of the judiciary and the Office of the Attorney General; • establish and implement a policy that local communities, civil society organizations (including indigenous and other marginalized groups), and local governments are consulted in the design, and participate in the implementation and evaluation of, activities of the Plan that affect such communities, organizations, and governments; • counter the activities of criminal gangs, drug traffickers, and organized crime; • investigate and prosecute in the civilian justice system members of military and police forces who are credibly alleged to have violated human rights, and ensure that the military and police are cooperating in such cases; • cooperate with commissions against impunity, as appropriate, and with regional human rights entities; • support programs to reduce poverty, create jobs, and promote equitable economic growth in areas contributing to large numbers of migrants; • establish and implement a plan to create a professional, accountable civilian police force and curtail the role of the military in internal policing; • protect the right of political opposition parties, journalists, trade unionists, human rights defenders, and other civil society activists to operate without interference; • increase government revenues, including by implementing tax reforms and strengthening customs agencies; and • resolve commercial disputes, including the confiscation of real property, between U.S. entities and such government. This certification shall be published in the Federal Register and, along with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification, shall be reported to Congress. Dated: June 28, 2016. Antony J. Blinken, Deputy Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2016–16679 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–29–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9636] Notice of 30 Day Public Comment Period Regarding the National Interest Determination for NuStar Logistics, LP Presidential Permit Application AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM Department of State. 14JYN1 45594 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 135 / Thursday, July 14, 2016 / Notices Notice of solicitation of comments. ACTION: NuStar Logistics, LP (‘‘NuStar’’) applied for an amended Presidential Permit from the Department of State (‘‘State Department’’) to authorize the operation and maintenance of existing pipeline facilities (the ‘‘Existing Burgos Pipeline’’) at the United States-Mexico border. Specifically, NuStar requested that the Department amend the 2006 Presidential Permit to: (1) Reflect NuStar’s name change from Valero Logistics Operations, LP to NuStar Logistics, LP as the owner and operator of the Existing Burgos Pipeline and (2) authorize the Existing Burgos Pipeline border facilities to transport a broader range of petroleum products than allowed by the 2006 Presidential Permit, including diesel, gasoline, jet fuel, liquefied petroleum gas, and natural gas liquids. The 2006 Presidential Permit only allows transportation of light naphtha. After consulting with the public and interested agencies, on June 10, 2016, the State Department approved a Final Environmental Assessment (‘‘EA’’) for the Existing Burgos Pipeline and New Burgos Pipeline and a Finding of No Significant Impact (‘‘FONSI’’). Background information related to the application, including the EA and FONSI may be found at: http:// www.state.gov/e/enr/applicant/ applicants/index.htm. Executive Order 13337 (69 FR 25299) calls on the Secretary of State, or his designee, to determine if issuance of a Presidential Permit would serve the national interest. This decision will take into account a wide range of factors, including energy security; environmental, cultural, and economic impacts; foreign policy; and compliance with relevant federal regulations and issues. The State Department invites members of the public to comment on any factor they deem relevant to the national interest determination that will be made for this permit application. Along with other factors such as those listed above, these comments will be considered in the final national interest determination. The public comment period will end 30 days from the publication of this notice. Comments are not private. They will be posted on the site http:// www.regulations.gov. The comments will not be edited to remove identifying or contact information, and the State Department cautions against including any information that one does not want publicly disclosed. The State asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jul 13, 2016 Jkt 238001 Department requests that any part soliciting or aggregating comments received from other persons for submission to the State Department inform those persons that the State Department will not edit their comments to remove identifying or contact information, and that they should not include any information in their comments that they do not want publicly disclosed. DATES: Comments must be submitted no later than August 15, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. ADDRESSES: For reasons of efficiency, the State Department encourages the electronic submission of comments through the federal government’s eRulemaking Portal (http:// www.regulations.gov), enter the Docket No. DOS–2016–0050 and follow the prompts to submit a comment. The State Department also will accept comments submitted in hard copy by mail and postmarked no later than August 15, 2016. Please note that standard mail delivery to the State Department can be delayed due to security screening. To submit comments by mail, use the following address: Office of Energy Diplomacy, Energy Resources Bureau (ENR/EDP/EWA) Department of State 2201 C St. NW., Ste. 4428, Attn: Sydney Kaufman, Washington, DC 20520. Dated: July 7, 2016. R. Chris Davy, Deputy Director, Office of Europe, Western Hemisphere and Africa, Bureau of Energy Resource, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2016–16677 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AE–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9633] Executive Order 13224 Designation of Ayrat Nasimovich Vakhitov, aka Aiat Nasimovich Vahitov, aka Airat Vakhitov, aka Aryat Vakhitov, aka Airat Wakhitov, aka Taub Ayrat Vakhitov, aka Salman Bulgarsky, aka Salman Bulgarskiy, as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist Acting under the authority of and in accordance with section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, and Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, I hereby determine that the individual known as Ayrat Nasimovich Vakhitov, also known as Aiat Nasimovich Vahitov, also known as Airat Vakhitov, also known as Aryat Vakhitov, also known as Airat Wakhitov, also known as Taub Ayrat Vakhitov, also known as Salman PO 00000 Frm 00146 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bulgarsky, also known as Salman Bulgarskiy, committed, or poses a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States. Consistent with the determination in section 10 of Executive Order 13224 that prior notice to persons determined to be subject to the Order who might have a constitutional presence in the United States would render ineffectual the blocking and other measures authorized in the Order because of the ability to transfer funds instantaneously, I determine that no prior notice needs to be provided to any person subject to this determination who might have a constitutional presence in the United States, because to do so would render ineffectual the measures authorized in the Order. This notice shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: June 29, 2016. John F. Kerry, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2016–16569 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AD–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. FD 36032] Omnitrax Holdings Combined, Inc.— Acquisition of Control Exemption— Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC, et al. On May 5, 2016, OmniTRAX Holdings Combined, Inc. (OmniTRAX) filed a petition for exemption from the requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323–25.1 OmniTRAX seeks after-the-fact Board authority for transactions that occurred on December 31, 2015, where OmniTRAX acquired direct and exclusive control over 18 Class III railroads.2 (Pet. 2–5.) OmniTRAX states 1 Although the petition initially states that it is seeking an exemption from the requirements of only 11324 and 11325 (Pet. 2), it later specifically references 11323 as well (Pet. 6, 9). 2 The railroads and the state(s) they operate in are as follows: * Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC: Alabama * Alliance Terminal Railroad, LLC: Texas (not currently in operation) * Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway, LLC: Texas * Chicago Rail Link, LLC: Illinois * Fulton County Railway, LLC: Georgia + Georgia & Florida Railway, LLC: Georgia, Florida * Georgia Woodlands Railroad, LLC: Georgia * Great Western Railway of Colorado, LLC: Colorado + Illinois Railway, LLC: Illinois E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 135 (Thursday, July 14, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45593-45594]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-16677]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9636]


Notice of 30 Day Public Comment Period Regarding the National 
Interest Determination for NuStar Logistics, LP Presidential Permit 
Application

AGENCY: Department of State.

[[Page 45594]]


ACTION: Notice of solicitation of comments.

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SUMMARY: NuStar Logistics, LP (``NuStar'') applied for an amended 
Presidential Permit from the Department of State (``State Department'') 
to authorize the operation and maintenance of existing pipeline 
facilities (the ``Existing Burgos Pipeline'') at the United States-
Mexico border. Specifically, NuStar requested that the Department amend 
the 2006 Presidential Permit to: (1) Reflect NuStar's name change from 
Valero Logistics Operations, LP to NuStar Logistics, LP as the owner 
and operator of the Existing Burgos Pipeline and (2) authorize the 
Existing Burgos Pipeline border facilities to transport a broader range 
of petroleum products than allowed by the 2006 Presidential Permit, 
including diesel, gasoline, jet fuel, liquefied petroleum gas, and 
natural gas liquids. The 2006 Presidential Permit only allows 
transportation of light naphtha.
    After consulting with the public and interested agencies, on June 
10, 2016, the State Department approved a Final Environmental 
Assessment (``EA'') for the Existing Burgos Pipeline and New Burgos 
Pipeline and a Finding of No Significant Impact (``FONSI''). Background 
information related to the application, including the EA and FONSI may 
be found at: http://www.state.gov/e/enr/applicant/applicants/index.htm.
    Executive Order 13337 (69 FR 25299) calls on the Secretary of 
State, or his designee, to determine if issuance of a Presidential 
Permit would serve the national interest. This decision will take into 
account a wide range of factors, including energy security; 
environmental, cultural, and economic impacts; foreign policy; and 
compliance with relevant federal regulations and issues.
    The State Department invites members of the public to comment on 
any factor they deem relevant to the national interest determination 
that will be made for this permit application. Along with other factors 
such as those listed above, these comments will be considered in the 
final national interest determination. The public comment period will 
end 30 days from the publication of this notice.
    Comments are not private. They will be posted on the site http://www.regulations.gov. The comments will not be edited to remove 
identifying or contact information, and the State Department cautions 
against including any information that one does not want publicly 
disclosed. The State Department requests that any part soliciting or 
aggregating comments received from other persons for submission to the 
State Department inform those persons that the State Department will 
not edit their comments to remove identifying or contact information, 
and that they should not include any information in their comments that 
they do not want publicly disclosed.

DATES: Comments must be submitted no later than August 15, 2016 at 
11:59 p.m.

ADDRESSES: For reasons of efficiency, the State Department encourages 
the electronic submission of comments through the federal government's 
eRulemaking Portal (http://www.regulations.gov), enter the Docket No. 
DOS-2016-0050 and follow the prompts to submit a comment.
    The State Department also will accept comments submitted in hard 
copy by mail and postmarked no later than August 15, 2016. Please note 
that standard mail delivery to the State Department can be delayed due 
to security screening. To submit comments by mail, use the following 
address: Office of Energy Diplomacy, Energy Resources Bureau (ENR/EDP/
EWA) Department of State 2201 C St. NW., Ste. 4428, Attn: Sydney 
Kaufman, Washington, DC 20520.

    Dated: July 7, 2016.
R. Chris Davy,
Deputy Director, Office of Europe, Western Hemisphere and Africa, 
Bureau of Energy Resource, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2016-16677 Filed 7-13-16; 8:45 am]
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