October 14, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-10-14-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-10-14
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-25076
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting; Additional Item
Document Number: 2016-24988
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-24975
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Maritime Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-24970
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-24969
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2016-24967
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions of 11 individuals from the requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have ``no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a CMV.'' The exemptions enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2016-24965
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions of four individuals from the requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have ``no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a CMV.'' The exemptions enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti- seizure medication to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of an Approved Information Collection: Designation of Agents, Motor Carriers, Brokers and Freight Forwarders
Document Number: 2016-24963
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Designation of Agents, Motor Carriers, Brokers and Freight Forwarders,'' is used to provide registered motor carriers, property brokers, and freight forwarders a means of meeting process agent requirements.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2016-24960
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew the exemptions from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for 125 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemption renewals will provide a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater than the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2016-24946
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2016-24943
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 11 individuals for an exemption from the prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with a clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition that is likely to cause a loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) to drive in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Request: Unified Registration System, FMCSA Registration/Updates.
Document Number: 2016-24934
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Unified Registration System'' (78 FR 52608 dated August 23, 2013) required those entities that are subject to the FMCSA's licensing, registration and certification regulations to use a new application Form MCSA-1 titled, ``FMCSA Registration/Update(s).''
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2016-24933
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions of two individuals from the requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have ``no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a CMV.'' The exemptions enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Isofetamid; Pesticide Tolerances for Emergency Exemptions
Document Number: 2016-24932
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes time-limited tolerances for residues of the fungicide isofetamid, N-[1,1-dimethyl-2-[2-methyl-4-(1- methylethoxy)phenyl]-2-oxoethyl]-3-methyl-2-thiophenecarboxam ide, in or on caneberry subgroup 13-07A and bushberry subgroup 13-07B. This action is in response to EPA's granting of an emergency exemption, under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) authorizing use of the pesticide on caneberry subgroup 13-07A and bushberry subgroup 13-07B. This regulation establishes maximum permissible levels for residues of isofetamid in or on these commodities. The time-limited tolerances expire on December 31, 2019.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2016-24930
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions of two individuals from the requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have ``no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a CMV.'' The exemptions enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of an Approved Information Collection: Training Certification for Drivers of Longer Combination Vehicles
Document Number: 2016-24928
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval and invites public comment. FMCSA requests approval to renew the ICR titled ``Training Certification for Drivers of Longer Combination Vehicles (LCVs).'' This ICR relates to Agency requirements for drivers to be certified to operate LCVs, and that motor carriers must satisfy before permitting their drivers to operate LCVs. Motor carriers, upon inquiry by authorized Federal, State or local officials, must produce an LCV driver-training certificate for each of their LCV drivers.
Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) and Medical Review Board (MRB) Meetings: Public Meetings
Document Number: 2016-24927
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces a joint meeting of its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) and Medical Review Board (MRB) on Monday, October 24, 2016. Together, the MCSAC and MRB will receive an update on the Driver Health and Wellness Initiative, a non-regulatory public- private partnership of stakeholders to improve drivers' health, and a preview of its Web page. The MRB will report on its revised recommendations on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) based on its evaluation of the comments from the joint Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) that the Agency issued with the Federal Railroad Administration. Additionally, the MCSAC will discuss how the implementation of these recommendations may impact current and future populations of drivers. On October 25, the MCSAC will meet separately to complete its review of the Agency's regulatory guidance and the MRB will meet to discuss how to incorporate recently issued warnings from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on narcotics and benzodiazepines. The meetings are open to the public for their entirety.
Designation of Four Individuals and Nine Entities Pursuant to Executive Order 13581, “Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations”
Document Number: 2016-24926
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of four individuals and nine entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13581 of July 24, 2011, ``Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations,'' and who have been added to OFAC's List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List).
Amendments To Implement Grants Provisions of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act
Document Number: 2016-24925
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) adopts, as final, certain regulations required by the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) enacted on December 4, 2015. The involved statutory changes went into effect on October 1, 2016, and require that FMCSA make conforming changes to its regulations to ensure they are current and consistent with the statutory requirements. Adoption of these rules is a nondiscretionary, ministerial action that FMCSA may take without issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking and receiving public comment, in accordance with the good cause exception available to Federal agencies under the Administrative Procedure Act.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2016-24924
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions of four individuals from the requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have ``no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a CMV.'' The exemptions enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2016-24923
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions of five individuals from the requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have ``no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a CMV.'' The exemptions enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
General Technical, Organizational, Conforming, and Correcting Amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; Correction
Document Number: 2016-24922
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration corrects an inadvertent error in the October 4, 2016 final rule ``General Technical, Organizational, Conforming, and Correcting Amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.'' Due to an error, the rule unintentionally did not include the word ``and'' at the end of the next to last condition for a farm vehicle driver to take advantage of the farm vehicle driver exceptions to commercial driver's license standards and alcohol and drug testing requirements. Today's correction makes it clear that all four conditions in each farm vehicle driver exception must be met in order for the exception to be used.
Mississippi Disaster # MS-00092
Document Number: 2016-24921
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Mississippi dated 10/06/2016. Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding. Incident Period: 08/12/2016 through 08/14/2016. Effective Date: 10/06/2016. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 12/05/2016. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 07/06/2017.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fisheries; Notice That Vendor Will Provide 2017 Cage Tags
Document Number: 2016-24920
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS informs surfclam and ocean quahog individual transferable quota (ITQ) allocation holders that they will be required to purchase their fishing year 2017 (January 1, 2017-December 31, 2017) cage tags from the National Band and Tag Company. The intent of this notice is to comply with regulations for the Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog fisheries and to promote efficient distribution of cage tags.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Essential Fish Habitat
Document Number: 2016-24919
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
On September 8, 2016, NMFS published a notice of availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment for Amendment 10 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Fishery Management Plan (FMP). The purpose of this Draft Amendment is to update Atlantic HMS Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) with recent information following the EFH delineation methodology established in Amendment 1 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic HMS FMP (Amendment 1); update and consider new Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (HAPCs) for Atlantic bluefin tuna and sandbar, lemon, and sand tiger sharks based on recent information, as warranted; minimize to the extent practicable the adverse effects of fishing and non-fishing activities on EFH; and identify other actions to encourage the conservation and enhancement of EFH. NMFS announces two public hearing conference calls/webinars to allow opportunities for interested members of the public from all geographic areas to submit verbal comments on Draft Amendment 10.
Iowa Disaster #IA-00068
Document Number: 2016-24918
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of IOWA (FEMA-4281- DR), dated 09/29/2016. Incident: Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding. Incident Period: 08/23/2016 through 08/27/2016. Effective Date: 09/29/2016. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 11/28/2016. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 06/29/2017.
Medicare Program; Explanation of FY 2004 Outlier Fixed-Loss Threshold as Required by Court Rulings; Correction
Document Number: 2016-24917
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This document corrects a technical error that appeared in the document published in the Federal Register on January 22, 2016 entitled ``Medicare Program; Explanation of FY 2004 Outlier Fixed-Loss Threshold as Required by Court Rulings.''
Board of Scientific Counselors Executive Committee; Notification of Public Teleconference and Public Comment
Document Number: 2016-24916
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92- 463, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hereby provides notice that the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Executive Committee will host a public teleconference convening on November 1, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary discussion will be on ORD's Cross-Cutting Research Roadmaps: Environmental Justice, Climate Change, Nitrogen and Children's Environmental Health. There will also be an update on social science and program evaluation. The public is invited to provide comment from 1:25 p.m. to 1:35 p.m. Eastern Time. For information on registering to participate on the teleconference or to provide public comment, please see the DATES and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION sections below. Due to a limited number of telephone lines, attendance will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Advance registration is required. Registration for participating via teleconference closes October 28, 2016. The deadline to sign up to speak during the public comment period or to submit written public comment is October 28, 2016.
Safety Zones; San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2016-24915
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending several permanent safety zones located in the Captain of the Port San Francisco zone that are established to protect public safety during annual firework displays. These amendments are necessary to update listed events to accurately reflect the firework display locations. This regulation prohibits the movement of vessels within the established firework display areas unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) San Francisco or a designated representative.
Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC); Sustainable and Healthy Communities Subcommittee Meeting-November 2016
Document Number: 2016-24913
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development (ORD), gives notice that the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Sustainable and Healthy Communities (SHC) Subcommittee will convene for a public meeting. Subcommittee deliberations will focus on Topic 3 of the ORD/SHC research program, which includes contaminated sites and sediments, environmental releases of oils and fuels, and sustainable materials management. Meeting documents are available for viewing and downloading at https:// www.epa.gov/bosc/sustainable-and-healthy-communities-subcommi ttee- meeting-documents. Members of the public are encouraged to attend, and preregistration is required.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-24910
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; the accuracy of the estimated burden; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
New Orleans Public Belt Railroad-Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption-Illinois Central Railroad Company
Document Number: 2016-24909
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From Taiwan; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-24907
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from Taiwan. The review covers four producers/exporters of the subject merchandise. The period of review (POR) is September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015. We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise to the United States have been made at prices below normal value (NV). We invite all interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the South Region of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network and Notice of Public Meetings
Document Number: 2016-24906
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') announces the availability of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the South Region (``Draft PEIS''). FirstNet also announces a series of public meetings to be held throughout the South Region to receive comments on the Draft PEIS. The Draft PEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed nationwide public safety broadband network in the South Region, composed of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
Membership of the Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2016-24904
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
This notice announces the appointment of the Department of Defense, Fourth Estate, Performance Review Board (PRB) members, to include the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Field Activities, U.S Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and the following Defense Agencies: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Defense Commissary Agency, Defense Contract Audit Agency, Defense Contract Management Agency, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Defense Health Agency, Defense Information Systems Agency, Defense Legal Services Agency, Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Prisoners of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency, Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Missile Defense Agency, and Pentagon Force Protection Agency. The PRB shall provide fair and impartial review of Senior Executive Service and Senior Professional performance appraisals and make recommendations regarding performance ratings and performance awards to the Deputy Secretary of Defense.
United States Investment Advisory Council: Meeting of the United States Investment Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-24903
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Investment Advisory Council (Council) will hold a meeting on Monday, October 31, 2016. The Council was chartered on April 6, 2016, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the promotion and retention of foreign direct investment in the United States. At the meeting, members will deliberate and vote on a set of recommendations to Secretary Pritzker on the facilitation of foreign direct investment into the United States, including data management and provision of information on workforce and investment opportunities across U.S. regions, facilitation of infrastructure investment, and mechanisms to increase investment competitiveness, in addition to other topics. The agenda may change to accommodate Council business. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Council at http://trade.gov/IAC, at least one week in advance of the meeting.
Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2016-24902
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Certain Transfers of Property to Regulated Investment Companies [RICs] and Real Estate Investment Trusts [REITs]; Hearing
Document Number: 2016-24901
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides a notice of a public hearing on proposed IRS regulations that are affecting the repeal of the General Utilities doctrine by the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
Procurement List; Deletions
Document Number: 2016-24899
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
This action deletes products and services from the Procurement List previously furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
Procurement List Proposed Deletions
Document Number: 2016-24898
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is proposing to delete products and services previously furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
Department of State Performance Review Board Members
Document Number: 2016-24895
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of State
Accrediting Agencies Under Review for Recognition by the U.S. Secretary of Education
Document Number: 2016-24893
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education
This notice provides information to members of the public on submitting written comments for accrediting agencies currently undergoing review for purposes of recognition by the U.S. Secretary of Education. This solicitation of third-party comments concerning the performance of accrediting agencies under review by the Secretary is required by Sec. 496(n)(1)(A) of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; NPEFS 2016-2018: Common Core of Data (CCD) National Public Education Financial Survey
Document Number: 2016-24891
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Notice of Availability of the Federal Aviation Administration Record of Decision and Adoption of Department of Navy's Final Environmental Impact Statement for Military Readiness Activities at the Naval Weapons Systems Training Facility Boardman, Oregon
Document Number: 2016-24890
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces its decision to adopt the Department of the Navy's (DoN) Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Military Readiness Activities at Naval Weapons Systems Training Facility Boardman, Oregon, EIS No. 20150355. In accordance with Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (``NEPA''), the Council on Environmental Quality's (``CEQ'') regulations implementing NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500-1508), and other applicable authorities, including The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Order 1050.1F, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures, paragraph 8-2, and FAA Order JO 7400.2K, ``Procedures for Handling Airspace Matters,'' paragraph 32-2-3, the FAA has conducted an independent review and evaluation of the DoN's Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Military Readiness Activities at the at Naval Weapons Systems Training Facility (NWSTF) Boardman, Oregon, dated December 2015. As a cooperating agency with responsibility for approving special use airspace under 49 U.S.C. 40103(b)(3)(A), the FAA provided subject matter expertise and closely coordinated with the DoN during the environmental review process, including preparation of the Draft EIS and the Final EIS. Based on its independent review and evaluation, the FAA has determined the Final EIS, including its supporting documentation, as incorporated by reference, adequately assesses and discloses the environmental impacts of the for Military Readiness Activities at the at NWSTF Boardman, Oregon, and that adoption of the Final EIS by the FAA is authorized under 40 CFR 1506.3, Adoption. Accordingly, the FAA adopts the FEIS, and takes full responsibility for the scope and content that addresses the proposed changes to special use airspace for NWSTF Boardman.
IFR Altitudes; Miscellaneous Amendments
Document Number: 2016-24889
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This amendment adopts miscellaneous amendments to the required IFR (instrument flight rules) altitudes and changeover points for certain Federal airways, jet routes, or direct routes for which a minimum or maximum en route authorized IFR altitude is prescribed. This regulatory action is needed because of changes occurring in the National Airspace System. These changes are designed to provide for the safe and efficient use of the navigable airspace under instrument conditions in the affected areas.
Conduct of Operations
Document Number: 2016-24887
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing final revisions to Section 13.6.4, ``Access AuthorizationOperational Program;'' Section 13.7, ``Fitness-for-Duty;'' Section 13.7.1, ``Fitness-for-DutyOperational Program;'' Section 13.7.2, ``Fitness for DutyConstruction;'' and Section 13.6.3, ``Physical Security Operational ProgramEarly Site Permits and Reactor Siting Criteria;'' of NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition.''
Soo Line Railroad Company-Abandonment of Trackage Located in Burleigh County, N.D.
Document Number: 2016-24886
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation