Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: Notice of Open Meetings for the Circulator Pumps Working Group To Negotiate a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) for Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures, 80008 [2016-27358]

Download as PDF 80008 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 220 Tuesday, November 15, 2016 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Part 430 [Docket Number EERE–2016–BT–STD– 0004] RIN 1904–AD61 Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: Notice of Open Meetings for the Circulator Pumps Working Group To Negotiate a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) for Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Announcement of public meetings. AGENCY: The Department of Energy (DOE) announces public meetings and webinars for the Circulator Pumps Working Group. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that agencies publish notice of an advisory committee meeting in the Federal Register. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at Navigant, 1200 19th St. NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC, unless otherwise stated in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Individuals will also have the opportunity to participate by webinar. To register for the webinars and receive call-in information, please register at DOE’s Web site: https:// www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/ appliance_standards/standards.aspx? productid=66&action=viewcurrent. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Joe Hagerman, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies, EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 586–4549. Email: asrac@ee.doe.gov. Ms. Johanna Jochum, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:55 Nov 11, 2016 Jkt 241001 GC–33, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 287–6307 Email: Johanna.Jochum@Hq.Doe.Gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 20, 2016, ASRAC met and unanimously passed the recommendation to form a circulator pumps working group. The purpose of the working group is to discuss and, if possible, reach consensus on a proposed rule regarding definitions, test procedures, and energy conservation standards, as authorized by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) of 1975, as amended. The working group consists of representatives of parties having a defined stake in the outcome of the proposed standards, and will consult as appropriate with a range of experts on technical issues. Per the ASRAC Charter, the working group is expected to make a concerted effort to negotiate a final term sheet by December 31, 2016. This notice announces the next series of meetings for this working group. DOE will host public meetings and webinars on the below dates. • Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 1200 19th St. NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC. • Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 1200 19th St. NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC. • Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 1200 19th St. NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC. Members of the public are welcome to observe the business of the meeting and, if time allows, may make oral statements during the specified period for public comment. To attend the meeting and/or to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, email asrac@ee.doe.gov. In the email, please indicate your name, organization (if appropriate), citizenship, and contact information. Please note that foreign nationals participating in the public meeting are subject to advance security screening procedures which require advance notice prior to attendance at the public meeting. If you are a foreign national, and wish to participate in the public meeting, please inform DOE as soon as possible by contacting Ms. Regina Washington at (202) 586–1214 or by email: Regina.Washington@ee.doe.gov so that the necessary procedures can be completed. Anyone attending the PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 9990 meeting will be required to present a government photo identification, such as a passport, driver’s license, or government identification. Due to the required security screening upon entry, individuals attending should arrive early to allow for the extra time needed. Due to the REAL ID Act implemented by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recent changes have been made regarding ID requirements for individuals wishing to enter Federal buildings from specific states and U.S. territories. Driver’s licenses from the following states or territory will not be accepted for building entry and one of the alternate forms of ID listed below will be required. DHS has determined that regular driver’s licenses (and ID cards) from the following jurisdictions are not acceptable for entry into DOE facilities: Alaska, Louisiana, New York, American Samoa, Maine, Oklahoma, Arizona, Massachusetts, Washington, and Minnesota. Acceptable alternate forms of PhotoID include: U.S. Passport or Passport Card; an Enhanced Driver’s License or Enhanced ID-Card issued by the states of Minnesota, New York or Washington (Enhanced licenses issued by these states are clearly marked Enhanced or Enhanced Driver’s License); A military ID or other Federal government issued Photo-ID card. Docket: The docket is available for review at www.regulations.gov, including Federal Register notices, public meeting attendee lists and transcripts, comments, and other supporting documents/materials. All documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov index. However, not all documents listed in the index may be publicly available, such as information that is exempt from public disclosure. Issued in Washington, DC, on November 8, 2016. Kathleen B. Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
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Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 15, 2016 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

10 CFR Part 430

[Docket Number EERE-2016-BT-STD-0004]
RIN 1904-AD61


Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: 
Notice of Open Meetings for the Circulator Pumps Working Group To 
Negotiate a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) for Energy 
Conservation Standards and Test Procedures

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy.

ACTION: Announcement of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) announces public meetings and 
webinars for the Circulator Pumps Working Group. The Federal Advisory 
Committee Act requires that agencies publish notice of an advisory 
committee meeting in the Federal Register.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at Navigant, 1200 19th St. NW., 
Suite 700, Washington, DC, unless otherwise stated in the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section. Individuals will also have the opportunity to 
participate by webinar. To register for the webinars and receive call-
in information, please register at DOE's Web site: https://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards/standards.aspx?productid=66&action=viewcurrent.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Joe Hagerman, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building 
Technologies, EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20585-0121. Telephone: (202) 586-4549. Email: asrac@ee.doe.gov.
    Ms. Johanna Jochum, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the 
General Counsel, GC-33, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20585-0121. Telephone: (202) 287-6307 Email: Johanna.Jochum@Hq.Doe.Gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 20, 2016, ASRAC met and 
unanimously passed the recommendation to form a circulator pumps 
working group. The purpose of the working group is to discuss and, if 
possible, reach consensus on a proposed rule regarding definitions, 
test procedures, and energy conservation standards, as authorized by 
the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) of 1975, as amended. The 
working group consists of representatives of parties having a defined 
stake in the outcome of the proposed standards, and will consult as 
appropriate with a range of experts on technical issues. Per the ASRAC 
Charter, the working group is expected to make a concerted effort to 
negotiate a final term sheet by December 31, 2016. This notice 
announces the next series of meetings for this working group.
    DOE will host public meetings and webinars on the below dates.
     Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 
1200 19th St. NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC.
     Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
at 1200 19th St. NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC.
     Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 
1200 19th St. NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC.
    Members of the public are welcome to observe the business of the 
meeting and, if time allows, may make oral statements during the 
specified period for public comment. To attend the meeting and/or to 
make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, email 
asrac@ee.doe.gov. In the email, please indicate your name, organization 
(if appropriate), citizenship, and contact information. Please note 
that foreign nationals participating in the public meeting are subject 
to advance security screening procedures which require advance notice 
prior to attendance at the public meeting. If you are a foreign 
national, and wish to participate in the public meeting, please inform 
DOE as soon as possible by contacting Ms. Regina Washington at (202) 
586-1214 or by email: Regina.Washington@ee.doe.gov so that the 
necessary procedures can be completed. Anyone attending the meeting 
will be required to present a government photo identification, such as 
a passport, driver's license, or government identification. Due to the 
required security screening upon entry, individuals attending should 
arrive early to allow for the extra time needed.
    Due to the REAL ID Act implemented by the Department of Homeland 
Security (DHS) recent changes have been made regarding ID requirements 
for individuals wishing to enter Federal buildings from specific states 
and U.S. territories. Driver's licenses from the following states or 
territory will not be accepted for building entry and one of the 
alternate forms of ID listed below will be required.
    DHS has determined that regular driver's licenses (and ID cards) 
from the following jurisdictions are not acceptable for entry into DOE 
facilities: Alaska, Louisiana, New York, American Samoa, Maine, 
Oklahoma, Arizona, Massachusetts, Washington, and Minnesota.
    Acceptable alternate forms of Photo-ID include: U.S. Passport or 
Passport Card; an Enhanced Driver's License or Enhanced ID-Card issued 
by the states of Minnesota, New York or Washington (Enhanced licenses 
issued by these states are clearly marked Enhanced or Enhanced Driver's 
License); A military ID or other Federal government issued Photo-ID 
card.
    Docket: The docket is available for review at www.regulations.gov, 
including Federal Register notices, public meeting attendee lists and 
transcripts, comments, and other supporting documents/materials. All 
documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov index. 
However, not all documents listed in the index may be publicly 
available, such as information that is exempt from public disclosure.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on November 8, 2016.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2016-27358 Filed 11-14-16; 8:45 am]
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