Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards, 62765-62766 [2016-21793]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 176 / Monday, September 12, 2016 / Notices Please enclose a check or money order for $2.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Susan M. Akers, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–21864 Filed 9–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–16–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act On September 6, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Alaska in United States and the State of Alaska v. City of Palmer, Alaska,. Civil Action No. 3:16–cv–00204–TMB. The Consent Decree settles claims brought by the United States and the State of Alaska pursuant to the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1319, and Alaska Statute 46.03.760, for violations of Defendant’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit at Defendant’s wastewater treatment plant in Palmer Alaska. Under the Consent Decree, Defendant will undertake extensive upgrades at its wastewater treatment plant which are designed to correct the alleged violations and pay a civil penalty of $192,162 to the United States and State of Alaska. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the proposed Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States et al. v. City of Palmer, Alaska, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1– 11214. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By email ....... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES By mail ......... During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: https:// www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:40 Sep 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 Consent Decree upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ— ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $11.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Susan M. Akers, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–21855 Filed 9–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act On August 24, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in the lawsuit entitled United States and State of Illinois v. East Balt. Commissary LLC, Civil Action No. 16 C 8301. The complaint in this action was filed jointly by the United States and the State of Illinois and asserts claims under Section 113(b) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (‘‘CAA’’), 42 U.S.C. 7413(b), seeking injunctive relief and civil penalties for defendant’s violations of its CAA permit. The complaint also includes additional counts brought by the State of Illinois for defendant’s violation of reporting and certification requirements of the Illinois State Implementation Plan. The proposed consent decree will resolve all claims pled in the complaint and will require the defendant to perform injunctive relief and pay a civil penalty in the amount of $345,000. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States and State of Illinois v. East Balt. Commissary LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1–10668. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By email ....... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62765 To submit comments: Send them to: By mail ......... Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. During the public comment period, the consent decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: https:// www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of the consent decree upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ— ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $ 12.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Randall M. Stone, Acting Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–21831 Filed 9–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below. DATES: All comments on the petitions must be received by MSHA’s Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances on or before October 12, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit your comments, identified by ‘‘docket number’’ on the subject line, by any of the following methods: 1. Electronic Mail: zzMSHAcomments@dol.gov. Include the docket number of the petition in the subject line of the message. 2. Facsimile: 202–693–9441. 3. Regular Mail or Hand Delivery: MSHA, Office of Standards, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1 62766 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 176 / Monday, September 12, 2016 / Notices (1) All underground conveyor belts used in B and F Seam will be approved under Part 14. (2) A Part 14 approved underground conveyor belt will be utilized to replace any E seam underground conveyor belt that requires replacement due to damage. (3) Spacing between existing carbon monoxide sensors in the E Seam belt entries will be reduced from 1,000 feet to 800 feet. (4) E Seam belt entries will be traveled in their entirety by a trained person at least every four hours when the belt(s) are operating. The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative method will provide a level of safety equal to that provided by the existing standard. I. Background Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act) allows the mine operator or representative of miners to file a petition to modify the application of any mandatory safety standard to a coal or other mine if the Secretary of Labor determines that: 1. An alternative method of achieving the result of such standard exists which will at all times guarantee no less than the same measure of protection afforded the miners of such mine by such standard; or 2. That the application of such standard to such mine will result in a diminution of safety to the miners in such mine. In addition, the regulations at 30 CFR 44.10 and 44.11 establish the requirements and procedures for filing petitions for modification. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, Virginia 22202–5452, Attention: Sheila McConnell, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances. Persons delivering documents are required to check in at the receptionist’s desk in Suite 4E401. Individuals may inspect copies of the petitions and comments during normal business hours at the address listed above. MSHA will consider only comments postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service or proof of delivery from another delivery service such as UPS or Federal Express on or before the deadline for comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Barron, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances at 202–693– 9447 (Voice), barron.barbara@dol.gov (Email), or 202–693–9441 (Facsimile). [These are not toll-free numbers.] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2016–21793 Filed 9–9–16; 8:45 am] II. Petitions for Modification Docket Number: M–2016–026–C. Petitioner: Mountain Coal Company, P.O. Box 591, 5174 Highway 133, Somerset, Colorado 81434. Mine: West Elk Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 05–03672, located in Gunnison County, Colorado. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1108(c) (Approved conveyor belts). Modification Request: The petitioner requests a modification of the existing standard to permit continued use of an in-service underground conveyor belt approved under Part 18 for the E Seam development and longwall mining of panels 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 utilizing the stipulations specified in below. In the alternative to compliance with 30 CFR 75.1108(c), the petitioner proposes the following: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:40 Sep 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 Sheila McConnell, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances. BILLING CODE 4520–43–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2009–0043] Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Request for public comments. AGENCY: OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records Standard (29 CFR 1910.1020). DATES: Comments must be submitted (postmarked, sent, or received) by November 14, 2016. ADDRESSES: Electronically: You may submit comments and attachments electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions online for submitting comments. Facsimile: If your comments, including attachments, are not longer than 10 pages you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693–1648. Mail, hand delivery, express mail, messenger, or courier service: When using this method, you must submit SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 your comments and attachments to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA–2009–0043, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–2625, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Deliveries (hand, express mail, messenger, and courier service) are accepted during the Department of Labor’s and Docket Office’s normal business hours, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., e.t. Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and the OSHA docket number (OSHA–2009–0043) for the Information Collection Request (ICR). All comments, including any personal information you provide, are placed in the public docket without change, and may be made available online at http://www.regulations.gov. For further information on submitting comments see the ‘‘Public Participation’’ heading in the section of this notice titled SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Docket: To read or download comments or other material in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov or the OSHA Docket Office at the address above. All documents in the docket (including this Federal Register notice) are listed in the http:// www.regulations.gov index; however, some information (e.g., copyrighted material) is not publicly available to read or download from the Web site. All submissions, including copyrighted material, are available for inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office. You may also contact Theda Kenney at the address below to obtain a copy of the ICR. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theda Kenney or Todd Owen, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–3609, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693–2222. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent (i.e., employer) burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the public with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collection of information requirements in accord with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program ensures that information is in the desired format, reporting burden (time and costs) is minimal, collection instruments are clearly understood, and OSHA’s estimate of the information E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration


Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory 
Safety Standards

AGENCY: Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 
1977 and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations part 44 govern the 
application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. 
This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the 
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed 
below.

DATES: All comments on the petitions must be received by MSHA's Office 
of Standards, Regulations, and Variances on or before October 12, 2016.

ADDRESSES: You may submit your comments, identified by ``docket 
number'' on the subject line, by any of the following methods:
    1. Electronic Mail: zzMSHA-comments@dol.gov. Include the docket 
number of the petition in the subject line of the message.
    2. Facsimile: 202-693-9441.
    3. Regular Mail or Hand Delivery: MSHA, Office of Standards,

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Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, 
Arlington, Virginia 22202-5452, Attention: Sheila McConnell, Director, 
Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances. Persons delivering 
documents are required to check in at the receptionist's desk in Suite 
4E401. Individuals may inspect copies of the petitions and comments 
during normal business hours at the address listed above.
    MSHA will consider only comments postmarked by the U.S. Postal 
Service or proof of delivery from another delivery service such as UPS 
or Federal Express on or before the deadline for comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Barron, Office of Standards, 
Regulations, and Variances at 202-693-9447 (Voice), 
barron.barbara@dol.gov (Email), or 202-693-9441 (Facsimile). [These are 
not toll-free numbers.]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 
(Mine Act) allows the mine operator or representative of miners to file 
a petition to modify the application of any mandatory safety standard 
to a coal or other mine if the Secretary of Labor determines that:
    1. An alternative method of achieving the result of such standard 
exists which will at all times guarantee no less than the same measure 
of protection afforded the miners of such mine by such standard; or
    2. That the application of such standard to such mine will result 
in a diminution of safety to the miners in such mine.
    In addition, the regulations at 30 CFR 44.10 and 44.11 establish 
the requirements and procedures for filing petitions for modification.

II. Petitions for Modification

    Docket Number: M-2016-026-C.
    Petitioner: Mountain Coal Company, P.O. Box 591, 5174 Highway 133, 
Somerset, Colorado 81434.
    Mine: West Elk Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 05-03672, located in Gunnison 
County, Colorado.
    Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1108(c) (Approved conveyor belts).
    Modification Request: The petitioner requests a modification of the 
existing standard to permit continued use of an in-service underground 
conveyor belt approved under Part 18 for the E Seam development and 
longwall mining of panels 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 utilizing the 
stipulations specified in below.
    In the alternative to compliance with 30 CFR 75.1108(c), the 
petitioner proposes the following:
    (1) All underground conveyor belts used in B and F Seam will be 
approved under Part 14.
    (2) A Part 14 approved underground conveyor belt will be utilized 
to replace any E seam underground conveyor belt that requires 
replacement due to damage.
    (3) Spacing between existing carbon monoxide sensors in the E Seam 
belt entries will be reduced from 1,000 feet to 800 feet.
    (4) E Seam belt entries will be traveled in their entirety by a 
trained person at least every four hours when the belt(s) are 
operating.
    The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative method will 
provide a level of safety equal to that provided by the existing 
standard.

Sheila McConnell,
Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances.
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