Periodic Reporting, 59593 [2016-20823]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 30, 2016 / Proposed Rules IV. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. RM2016–12 for consideration of the matters raised by the Petition of the United States Postal Service for the Initiation of a Proceeding to Consider Proposed Changes in Analytical Principles (Proposal Four), filed August 22, 2016. 2. Comments by interested persons in this proceeding are due no later than October 7, 2016. Reply comments are due no later than October 21, 2016. 3. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Lawrence Fenster to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in this docket. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–20822 Filed 8–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION 39 CFR Part 3050 [Docket No. RM2016–10; Order No. 3484] Periodic Reporting Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice of proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent filing requesting that the Commission initiate an informal rulemaking proceeding to consider changes to analytical principles relating to periodic reporting (Proposal Two). This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: October 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at https:// www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit comments electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Aug 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 II. Summary of Proposal III. Notice and Comment IV. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction On August 22, 2016, the Postal Service filed a petition pursuant to 39 CFR 3050.11 requesting that the Commission initiate an informal rulemaking proceeding to consider changes to analytical principles relating to the Postal Service’s periodic reports.1 Proposal Two is attached to the Petition and proposes an analytical method change relating to the treatment of carrier costs within the International Cost and Revenue Analysis (ICRA) report. Petition at 1. II. Summary of Proposal Under Proposal Two, the Postal Service seeks to revise the method for distributing city carrier street and rural carrier costs to products in the ICRA report. Petition, Proposal Two at 1. Specifically, the Postal Service proposes to ‘‘align the ICRA methodology with the Cost and Revenue Analysis (CRA) methodology used for developing delivery costs.’’ Id. The Postal Service recommends synchronization of the methods for three elements of the city carrier street model (letter routes, special purpose routes, and support and other costs) and for one element of the rural carrier model. Id. The Postal Service asserts that this proposed change would result in improved accuracy of international cost estimates. Id. at 7. III. Notice and Comment The Commission establishes Docket No. RM2016–10 for consideration of matters raised by the Petition. Additional information concerning the Petition may be accessed via the Commission’s Web site at https:// www.prc.gov. Interested persons may submit comments on the Petition and Proposal Two no later than October 11, 2016. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Lawrence Fenster is designated as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding. IV. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. RM2016–10 for consideration of the matters raised by the Petition of the United States Postal Service for the Initiation of a Proceeding to Consider 1 Petition of the United States Postal Service for the Initiation of a Proceeding to Consider Proposed Changes in Analytical Principles (Proposal Two), August 22, 2016 (Petition). PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 59593 Proposed Changes in Analytical Principles (Proposal Two), filed August 22, 2016. 2. Comments are due no later than October 11, 2016. 3. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Lawrence Fenster to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in this docket. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–20823 Filed 8–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R09–OAR–2016–0096; FRL–9951–47– Region 9] Air Plan Approval; Reno, Nevada; Second 10-Year Carbon Monoxide Maintenance Plan Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing approval of a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Nevada (‘‘State’’). On July 3, 2008, the EPA redesignated the Truckee Meadows area, consisting largely of the cities of Reno and Sparks in Washoe County, Nevada, from nonattainment to attainment for the carbon monoxide National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) and approved the State’s plan addressing the area’s maintenance of the NAAQS for ten years. On November 7, 2014, the State submitted to the EPA a second maintenance plan for the Truckee Meadows area that addressed maintenance of the NAAQS through 2030. The EPA is also proposing to find adequate and approve transportation conformity motor vehicle emissions budgets for the years 2015, 2020, 2025 and 2030. We are making this proposal under the Clean Air Act. DATES: Any comments on this proposal must arrive by September 29, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–R09– OAR–2016–0096 at https:// www.regulations.gov, or via email to John Kelly, Air Planning Office, at kelly.johnj@epa.gov. For comments SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30AUP1.SGM 30AUP1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 168 (Tuesday, August 30, 2016)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 59593]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-20823]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

39 CFR Part 3050

[Docket No. RM2016-10; Order No. 3484]


Periodic Reporting

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recent filing requesting that the 
Commission initiate an informal rulemaking proceeding to consider 
changes to analytical principles relating to periodic reporting 
(Proposal Two). This notice informs the public of the filing, invites 
public comment, and takes other administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: October 11, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission's Filing 
Online system at https://www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit comments 
electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing 
alternatives.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 
202-789-6820.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Summary of Proposal
III. Notice and Comment
IV. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction

    On August 22, 2016, the Postal Service filed a petition pursuant to 
39 CFR 3050.11 requesting that the Commission initiate an informal 
rulemaking proceeding to consider changes to analytical principles 
relating to the Postal Service's periodic reports.\1\ Proposal Two is 
attached to the Petition and proposes an analytical method change 
relating to the treatment of carrier costs within the International 
Cost and Revenue Analysis (ICRA) report. Petition at 1.
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    \1\ Petition of the United States Postal Service for the 
Initiation of a Proceeding to Consider Proposed Changes in 
Analytical Principles (Proposal Two), August 22, 2016 (Petition).
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II. Summary of Proposal

    Under Proposal Two, the Postal Service seeks to revise the method 
for distributing city carrier street and rural carrier costs to 
products in the ICRA report. Petition, Proposal Two at 1. Specifically, 
the Postal Service proposes to ``align the ICRA methodology with the 
Cost and Revenue Analysis (CRA) methodology used for developing 
delivery costs.'' Id. The Postal Service recommends synchronization of 
the methods for three elements of the city carrier street model (letter 
routes, special purpose routes, and support and other costs) and for 
one element of the rural carrier model. Id. The Postal Service asserts 
that this proposed change would result in improved accuracy of 
international cost estimates. Id. at 7.

III. Notice and Comment

    The Commission establishes Docket No. RM2016-10 for consideration 
of matters raised by the Petition. Additional information concerning 
the Petition may be accessed via the Commission's Web site at https://www.prc.gov. Interested persons may submit comments on the Petition and 
Proposal Two no later than October 11, 2016. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, 
Lawrence Fenster is designated as an officer of the Commission (Public 
Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in 
this proceeding.

IV. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission establishes Docket No. RM2016-10 for 
consideration of the matters raised by the Petition of the United 
States Postal Service for the Initiation of a Proceeding to Consider 
Proposed Changes in Analytical Principles (Proposal Two), filed August 
22, 2016.
    2. Comments are due no later than October 11, 2016.
    3. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Lawrence 
Fenster to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public 
Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in 
this docket.
    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Stacy L. Ruble,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-20823 Filed 8-29-16; 8:45 am]
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