Competitive Price Adjustment, 74485-74486 [2016-25824]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices of issuance of the final regulatory guide, as well as future applications after the issuance of the regulatory guide. Such action does not constitute backfitting as defined in 10 CFR 70.76, 72.62, or 76.76, inasmuch as such applicants or potential applicants are not within the scope of entities protected by these backfit provisions. This RG provides guidance on recordkeeping and reporting requirements with respect to material control and accounting, as set forth in 10 CFR part 74. The regulatory position stated in this guidance demonstrates a method that the NRC staff finds acceptable for an applicant or licensee to meet the requirements of the underlying NRC regulations. 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This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: November 2, 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. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction and Overview II. Initial Administrative Actions III. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction and Overview On October 19, 2016, the Postal Service filed notice with the Commission concerning changes in rates of general applicability for competitive products.1 The Notice also includes related classification changes. The Postal Service represents that, as required by Commission rule 39 CFR 3015.2(b), the Notice includes an explanation and justification for the changes, the effective date, and a schedule of the changed rates. Notice at 1. The changes are scheduled to become effective on January 22, 2017. Id. Attached to the Notice is Governors’ Decision No. 16–7, which states the new prices and classification changes are in accordance with 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, and 39 CFR 3015.2.2 Governors’ Decision No. 16–7 provides an analysis of the competitive products’ price and classification changes intended to demonstrate that the changes comply with 39 U.S.C. 3633 and 39 CFR part 3015. Governors’ Decision No. 16–7 at 1. The attachment to Governors’ Decision No. 16–7 sets forth the price changes and includes draft Mail Classification Schedule (MCS) language for competitive products of general applicability. Governors’ Decision No. 16–7 includes two additional attachments: • A partially redacted table showing FY 2017 projected volumes, revenues, attributable costs, contribution, and cost coverage for each product, assuming implementation of the new prices on January 22, 2017. • A partially redacted table showing FY 2017 projected volumes, revenues, attributable costs, contribution, and cost coverage for each product, assuming a hypothetical implementation of the new prices on October 1, 2016. 1 Notice of the United States Postal Service of Changes in Rates of General Applicability for Competitive Products Established in Governors’ Decision No. 16–7, October 19, 2016 (Notice). Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(2), the Postal Service is obligated to publish the Governors’ Decision and record of proceedings in the Federal Register at least 30 days before the effective date of the new rates or classes. 2 Notice, Decision of the Governors of the United States Postal Service on Changes in Rates of General Applicability for Competitive Products (Governors’ Decision No. 16–7), October 11, 2016 (Governors’ Decision No. 16–7). PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74485 The Notice also includes an application for non-public treatment of the attributable costs, contribution, and cost coverage data in the unredacted version of the annex to Governors’ Decision No. 16–7, as well as the supporting materials for the data. Planned price adjustments. Governors’ Decision No. 16–7 includes an overview of the Postal Service’s planned percentage changes, which is summarized in the table below. TABLE I–1 Product name Average price increase (percent) Domestic Competitive Products Priority Mail Express ..................... Retail ......................................... Commercial Base ...................... Commercial Plus ....................... Priority Mail ................................... Retail ......................................... Commercial Base ...................... Commercial Plus ....................... Parcel Select ................................ Destination-Entered .................. Lightweight ................................ Parcel Select Ground ................ Parcel Return Service .................. Return Sectional Center Facility Return Delivery Unit .................. First-Class Package Service ........ Retail Ground ............................... 3.4 3.7 2.4 2.3 3.9 3.3 4.1 4.5 ................ 4.9 8.0 2.7 5.5 5.8 5.2 4.1 3.8 Domestic Extra Services Premium Forwarding Service Enrollment Fee .............................. Adult Signature Service ................ Basic ......................................... Person-Specific ......................... Address Enhancement Service .... Competitive Post Office Box ........ Package Intercept Service ........... Pickup On Demand ...................... 3.8 ................ 3.5 3.4 1.9–7.9 6.5 3.2 10 International Competitive Products Global Express Guaranteed ......... Priority Mail Express International Priority Mail International .............. International Priority Airmail ......... International Priority Airmail MBags ...................................... International Surface Air Lift ......... International Surface Air Lift MBags ...................................... Airmail M-Bags ............................. First-Class Package International Service ...................................... 4.9 0.0 0.0 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.9 4.9 0.0 International Ancillary Services and Special Services International Ancillary Services .... International Postal Money Orders ........................................ Outbound International Registered Mail ............................................ E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 10.6 73.7 7.2 74486 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices Governors’ Decision No. 16–7 at 2–5; see Mail Classification Schedule sections 2105.6, 2110.6, 2115.6, 2125.6, 2135.6, 2305.6, 2315.6, 2335.6, 2510.9.6. Proposed classification changes. The Postal Service proposes several classification changes in its Notice and attaches proposed revisions to the MCS to Governors’ Decision No. 16–7. Id. at 1; see id. Attachment Part B. II. Initial Administrative Actions The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2017–20 to consider the Postal Service’s Notice. Interested persons may express views and offer comments on whether the planned changes are consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR 3020 subparts B and E. Comments are due no later than November 2, 2016. For specific details of the planned price and classification changes, interested persons are encouraged to review the Notice, which is available on the Commission’s Web site, www.prc.gov. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, James Waclawski is appointed to serve as Public Representative to represent the interests of the general public in this docket. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2017–20 to provide interested persons an opportunity to express views and offer comments on whether the planned changes are consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR 3020 subparts B and E. 2. Comments are due no later than November 2, 2016. 3. The Commission appoints James Waclawski to serve as Public Representative to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–25824 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9771] Meetings of the United States-Peru Environmental Affairs Council, Environmental Cooperation Commission, and Sub-Committee on Forest Sector Governance ACTION: Notice of meetings. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 The Department of State and the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) are providing notice that on November 3–4, 2016, the United States and Peru will hold the eighth meeting of the Sub-Committee on Forest Sector Governance (the ‘‘SubCommittee’’), the sixth meeting of the Environmental Affairs Council (the ‘‘Council’’), and the fourth meeting of the Environmental Cooperation Commission (the ‘‘Commission’’). The public sessions for the Council, Commission and Sub-Committee will be held on November 4, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. All meetings will take place in Lima, Peru at the Ministry of International Trade and Tourism. The purpose of the meetings is to review implementation of: Chapter 18 (Environment) of the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA); the PTPA Annex on Forest Sector Governance (Annex 18.3.4); and the United States-Peru Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA). The Department of State and USTR invite interested organizations and members of the public to attend the public session, and to submit written comments or suggestions regarding implementation of Chapter 18, Annex 18.3.4, and the ECA, and any issues that should be discussed at the meetings. If you would like to attend the public sessions, please notify Rachel Kastenberg and Laura Buffo at the email addresses listed below under the heading ADDRESSES. Please include your full name and any organization or group you represent. In preparing comments, submitters are encouraged to refer to: • Chapter 18 of the PTPA, including Annex 18.3.4, https://ustr.gov/tradeagreements/free-trade-agreements/perutpa/final-text, • the Final Environmental Review of the PTPA, https://ustr.gov/sites/default/ files/uploads/factsheets/ Trade%20Topics/environment/ Environmental%20Review%20FINAL %2020071101.pdf, and • the ECA, https://www.state.gov/e/ oes/eqt/trade/peru/81638.htm. These and other useful documents are available at: https://www.ustr.gov/tradeagreements/free-trade-agreements/perutpa and at https://www.state.gov/e/oes/ eqt/trade/peru/index.htm. DATES: The public sessions of the Council, Sub-Committee and Commission meetings will be held on November 4, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Comments and suggestions are requested in writing no later than November 1, 2016. Comments submitted via regulations.gov will be accepted SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 until 11:59 p.m. eastern time on November 1. ADDRESSES: All meetings will be held at Peru’s Ministry of International Trade and Tourism (Mincetur), Calle Uno Oeste N 050 Urb. Corpac, San Isidro. Written comments and suggestions should be submitted to both: (1) Rachel Kastenberg, Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues, U.S. Department of State, by electronic mail at KastenbergRL@state.gov with the subject line ‘‘U.S.-Peru EAC/ECC/SubCommittee Meetings’’; and (2) Laura Buffo, Office of Environment and Natural Resources, Office of the United States Trade Representative, by electronic mail at Laura_Buffo@ ustr.eop.gov with the subject line ‘‘U.S.Peru EAC/ECC/Sub-Committee Meetings.’’ If you have access to the Internet, you can view and comment on this notice by visiting https://www.regulations.gov and searching by its docket number, DOS– 2016–0072. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 207 (Wednesday, October 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 74485-74486]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-25824]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. CP2017-20; Order No. 3574]


Competitive Price Adjustment

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recently filed Postal Service 
notice of rate adjustments affecting competitive domestic and 
international products and services, along with numerous proposed 
classification changes. The adjustments and other changes are scheduled 
to take effect January 22, 2017. This notice informs the public of the 
filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: November 2, 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 and Overview
II. Initial Administrative Actions
III. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction and Overview

    On October 19, 2016, the Postal Service filed notice with the 
Commission concerning changes in rates of general applicability for 
competitive products.\1\ The Notice also includes related 
classification changes. The Postal Service represents that, as required 
by Commission rule 39 CFR 3015.2(b), the Notice includes an explanation 
and justification for the changes, the effective date, and a schedule 
of the changed rates. Notice at 1. The changes are scheduled to become 
effective on January 22, 2017. Id.
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    \1\ Notice of the United States Postal Service of Changes in 
Rates of General Applicability for Competitive Products Established 
in Governors' Decision No. 16-7, October 19, 2016 (Notice). Pursuant 
to 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(2), the Postal Service is obligated to publish 
the Governors' Decision and record of proceedings in the Federal 
Register at least 30 days before the effective date of the new rates 
or classes.
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    Attached to the Notice is Governors' Decision No. 16-7, which 
states the new prices and classification changes are in accordance with 
39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, and 39 CFR 3015.2.\2\ Governors' Decision No. 16-
7 provides an analysis of the competitive products' price and 
classification changes intended to demonstrate that the changes comply 
with 39 U.S.C. 3633 and 39 CFR part 3015. Governors' Decision No. 16-7 
at 1. The attachment to Governors' Decision No. 16-7 sets forth the 
price changes and includes draft Mail Classification Schedule (MCS) 
language for competitive products of general applicability.
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    \2\ Notice, Decision of the Governors of the United States 
Postal Service on Changes in Rates of General Applicability for 
Competitive Products (Governors' Decision No. 16-7), October 11, 
2016 (Governors' Decision No. 16-7).
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    Governors' Decision No. 16-7 includes two additional attachments:
     A partially redacted table showing FY 2017 projected 
volumes, revenues, attributable costs, contribution, and cost coverage 
for each product, assuming implementation of the new prices on January 
22, 2017.
     A partially redacted table showing FY 2017 projected 
volumes, revenues, attributable costs, contribution, and cost coverage 
for each product, assuming a hypothetical implementation of the new 
prices on October 1, 2016.
    The Notice also includes an application for non-public treatment of 
the attributable costs, contribution, and cost coverage data in the 
unredacted version of the annex to Governors' Decision No. 16-7, as 
well as the supporting materials for the data.
    Planned price adjustments. Governors' Decision No. 16-7 includes an 
overview of the Postal Service's planned percentage changes, which is 
summarized in the table below.

                                Table I-1
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                                                                Average
                                                                 price
                         Product name                           increase
                                                               (percent)
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                      Domestic Competitive Products
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Priority Mail Express........................................        3.4
  Retail.....................................................        3.7
  Commercial Base............................................        2.4
  Commercial Plus............................................        2.3
Priority Mail................................................        3.9
  Retail.....................................................        3.3
  Commercial Base............................................        4.1
  Commercial Plus............................................        4.5
Parcel Select................................................  .........
  Destination-Entered........................................        4.9
  Lightweight................................................        8.0
  Parcel Select Ground.......................................        2.7
Parcel Return Service........................................        5.5
  Return Sectional Center Facility...........................        5.8
  Return Delivery Unit.......................................        5.2
First-Class Package Service..................................        4.1
Retail Ground................................................        3.8
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                         Domestic Extra Services
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Premium Forwarding Service Enrollment Fee....................        3.8
Adult Signature Service......................................  .........
  Basic......................................................        3.5
  Person-Specific............................................        3.4
Address Enhancement Service..................................    1.9-7.9
Competitive Post Office Box..................................        6.5
Package Intercept Service....................................        3.2
Pickup On Demand.............................................         10
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                   International Competitive Products
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Global Express Guaranteed....................................        4.9
Priority Mail Express International..........................        0.0
Priority Mail International..................................        0.0
International Priority Airmail...............................        3.8
  International Priority Airmail M-Bags......................        3.9
International Surface Air Lift...............................        3.8
  International Surface Air Lift M-Bags......................        3.9
Airmail M-Bags...............................................        4.9
First-Class Package International Service....................        0.0
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          International Ancillary Services and Special Services
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International Ancillary Services.............................       10.6
  International Postal Money Orders..........................       73.7
Outbound International Registered Mail.......................        7.2
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    Governors' Decision No. 16-7 at 2-5; see Mail Classification 
Schedule sections 2105.6, 2110.6, 2115.6, 2125.6, 2135.6, 2305.6, 
2315.6, 2335.6, 2510.9.6.
    Proposed classification changes. The Postal Service proposes 
several classification changes in its Notice and attaches proposed 
revisions to the MCS to Governors' Decision No. 16-7. Id. at 1; see id. 
Attachment Part B.

II. Initial Administrative Actions

    The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2017-20 to consider the 
Postal Service's Notice. Interested persons may express views and offer 
comments on whether the planned changes are consistent with 39 U.S.C. 
3632, 3633, 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR 3020 subparts B and E. 
Comments are due no later than November 2, 2016. For specific details 
of the planned price and classification changes, interested persons are 
encouraged to review the Notice, which is available on the Commission's 
Web site, www.prc.gov.
    Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, James Waclawski is appointed to serve as 
Public Representative to represent the interests of the general public 
in this docket.

III. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2017-20 to provide 
interested persons an opportunity to express views and offer comments 
on whether the planned changes are consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3632, 
3633, 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR 3020 subparts B and E.
    2. Comments are due no later than November 2, 2016.
    3. The Commission appoints James Waclawski to serve as Public 
Representative to represent the interests of the general public in this 
proceeding.
    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Stacy L. Ruble,
Secretary.
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