Availability of the Bonneville Purchasing Instructions (BPI) and Bonneville Financial Assistance Instructions (BFAI), 83231-83232 [2016-27933]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 224 / Monday, November 21, 2016 / Notices Americans and Pacific Islanders is established under Executive Order 13515, dated October 14, 2009 and subsequently continued and amended by Executive Order 13708. The Commission is also governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), (P.L 92–463; as amended, 5 U.S.C.A. App.2) which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. According to Executive Order 13515, the Commission shall provide advice to the President, through the Secretary of Education and a senior official designated by the President, on: (i) The development, monitoring, and coordination of executive branch efforts to improve the quality of life of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) through increased participation in Federal programs in which such persons may be underserved; (ii) the compilation of research and data related to AAPI populations and subpopulations; (iii) the development, monitoring, and coordination of Federal efforts to improve the economic and community development of AAPI businesses; and (iv) strategies to increase public and private-sector collaboration, and community involvement in improving the health, education, environment, and well-being of AAPIs. Meeting Agenda: The purpose of this meeting is to discuss current and future endeavors of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and key issues and concerns impacting the AAPI community; review the work of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; and determine key strategies to help meet the Commission’s charge as outlined in Executive Order 13515. On Thursday, December 8th, the Commission will meet with the Regional Network to determine regional engagement strategies and deliverables. Members of the public who wish to attend the meetings must RSVP to Justin Trinidad via email at Justin.Trinidad@ ed.gov no later than November 28, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. ET. The RSVP must include name, title, organization/affiliation, email address, and telephone number of the person attending the meeting. Submission of Written Comments: Due to time constraints, there will not be a public comment period at these meetings. 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You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at: www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. Authority: Executive Order No. 13515, as amended by Executive Orders 13585 and extended by 13708. Ted Mitchell, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education. [FR Doc. 2016–27882 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 83231 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Bonneville Power Administration Availability of the Bonneville Purchasing Instructions (BPI) and Bonneville Financial Assistance Instructions (BFAI) Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), DOE ACTION: Notice of document availability. AGENCY: Copies of the Bonneville Purchasing Instructions (BPI), which contain the policy and establish the procedures that BPA uses in the solicitation, award, and administration of its purchases of goods and services, including construction, are available in printed form or at the following Internet address: http://www.bpa.gov/corporate/ business/bpi. Copies of the Bonneville Financial Assistance Instructions (BFAI), which contain the policy and establish the procedures that BPA uses in the solicitation, award, and administration of financial assistance instruments (principally grants and cooperative agreements), are available in printed form or available at the following Internet address: http://www.bpa.gov/ corporate/business/bfai. ADDRESSES: Unbound copies of the BPI or BFAI may be obtained by sending a request to the Head of the Contracting Activity, Routing CGP–7, Bonneville Power Administration, P.O. Box 3621, Portland, Oregon 97208–3621. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Head of Contracting Activity (503) 230– 5498. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BPA was established in 1937 as a Federal Power Marketing Agency in the Pacific Northwest. BPA operations are financed from power revenues rather than annual appropriations. BPA’s purchasing operations are conducted under 16 U.S.C. 832 et seq. and related statutes. Pursuant to these special authorities, the BPI is promulgated as a statement of purchasing policy and as a body of interpretative regulations governing the conduct of BPA purchasing activities, and reflects BPA’s private sector approach to purchasing the goods and services that it requires. BPA’s financial assistance operations are conducted under 16 U.S.C. 832 et seq. and 16 U.S.C. 839 et seq. The BFAI express BPA’s financial assistance policy. The BFAI also comprise BPA’s rules governing implementation of the principles provided in 2 CFR 200. BPA’s solicitations and contracts include notice of applicability and availability of the BPI and the BFAI, as SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 83232 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 224 / Monday, November 21, 2016 / Notices appropriate, for the information for offerors on particular purchases or financial assistance transactions. Issued in Portland, Oregon, on November 10, 2016. Nicholas M. Jenkins, Manager, Purchasing/Property Governance. [FR Doc. 2016–27933 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [FE Docket No. 16–141–LNG] Chevron U.S.A. Inc.; Application for Blanket Authorization To Export Previously Imported Liquefied Natural Gas on a Short-Term Basis Office of Fossil Energy, DOE. Notice of application. AGENCY: ACTION: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of receipt of an application (Application), filed on September 22, 2016, by Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Chevron), requesting blanket authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) previously imported into the United States from foreign sources in an amount up to the equivalent of 72 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas on a short-term or spot market basis for a two-year period commencing on December 8, 2016 or as soon thereafter as the authorization is granted. The LNG would be exported from the Sabine Pass LNG Terminal owned by Sabine Pass LNG, L.P., in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, to any country with the capacity to import LNG via ocean-going carrier and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy. Chevron states that it has contracted for 1.0 Bcf/day of terminal capacity from Sabine Pass LNG, L.P., for an initial term of 20 years that will expire June 30, 2029, with the option to extend the term for another 20 years. Chevron states that it does not seek authorization to export domestically-produced natural gas supplies, and notes that it currently holds a blanket authorization to import LNG from various international sources by vessel in an amount up to the equivalent of 800 Bcf of natural gas. The Application was filed under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA). Additional details can be found in Chevron’s Application, posted on the DOE/FE Web site at: http://www.energy.gov/fe/ chevron-usa-inc-16-141-lng-re-export. Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments are invited. DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Nov 18, 2016 Jkt 241001 requests for additional procedures, and written comments are to be filed using procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, December 21, 2016. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email: fergas@ hq.doe.gov. Regular Mail: U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, P.O. Box 44375, Washington, DC 20026–4375. Hand Delivery or Private Delivery Services (e.g., FedEx, UPS, etc.): U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E–042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larine Moore or Kyle W. Moorman, U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E–042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586– 9478; (202) 586–9387. Edward Myers, U.S. Department of Energy (GC–76), Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Electricity and Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586– 3397. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOE/FE Evaluation The Application will be reviewed pursuant to section 3 of the NGA, as amended, and the authority contained in DOE Delegation Order No. 00– 002.00N (July 11, 2013) and DOE Redelegation Order No. 00–002.04F (July 11, 2013). In reviewing this LNG export application, DOE will consider domestic need for the gas, as well as any other issues determined to be appropriate, including whether the arrangement is consistent with DOE’s policy of promoting competition in the marketplace by allowing commercial parties to freely negotiate their own trade arrangements. Parties that may oppose this application should comment in their responses on these issues. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4231, et seq., requires DOE to give appropriate consideration to the environmental effects of its proposed decisions. No final decision will be issued in this PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proceeding until DOE has met its NEPA responsibilities. Public Comment Procedures In response to this Notice, any person may file a protest, comments, or a motion to intervene or notice of intervention, as applicable. Any person wishing to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to intervene or notice of intervention. The filing of comments or a protest with respect to the Application will not serve to make the commenter or protestant a party to the proceeding, although protests and comments received from persons who are not parties will be considered in determining the appropriate action to be taken on the Application. All protests, comments, motions to intervene, or notices of intervention must meet the requirements specified by the regulations in 10 CFR part 590. Filings may be submitted using one of the following methods: (1) Emailing the filing to fergas@hq.doe.gov, with FE Docket No. 16–141–LNG in the title line; (2) mailing an original and three paper copies of the filing to the Office of Regulation and International Engagement at the address listed in ADDRESSES; or (3) hand delivering an original and three paper copies of the filing to the Office of Regulation and International Engagement at the address listed in ADDRESSES. All filings must include a reference to FE Docket No. 16–141–LNG. Please Note: If submitting a filing via email, please include all related documents and attachments (e.g., exhibits) in the original email correspondence. Please do not include any active hyperlinks or password protection in any of the documents or attachments related to the filing. All electronic filings submitted to DOE must follow these guidelines to ensure that all documents are filed in a timely manner. Any hardcopy filing submitted greater in length than 50 pages must also include, at the time of the filing, a digital copy on disk of the entire submission. A decisional record on the Application will be developed through responses to this notice by parties, including the parties’ written comments and replies thereto. Additional procedures will be used as necessary to achieve a complete understanding of the facts and issues. If an additional procedure is scheduled, notice will be provided to all parties. If no party requests additional procedures, a final Opinion and Order may be issued based on the official record, including the Application and responses filed by E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 224 (Monday, November 21, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 83231-83232]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-27933]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Bonneville Power Administration


Availability of the Bonneville Purchasing Instructions (BPI) and 
Bonneville Financial Assistance Instructions (BFAI)

AGENCY: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), DOE

ACTION: Notice of document availability.

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SUMMARY: Copies of the Bonneville Purchasing Instructions (BPI), which 
contain the policy and establish the procedures that BPA uses in the 
solicitation, award, and administration of its purchases of goods and 
services, including construction, are available in printed form or at 
the following Internet address: http://www.bpa.gov/corporate/business/bpi.
    Copies of the Bonneville Financial Assistance Instructions (BFAI), 
which contain the policy and establish the procedures that BPA uses in 
the solicitation, award, and administration of financial assistance 
instruments (principally grants and cooperative agreements), are 
available in printed form or available at the following Internet 
address: http://www.bpa.gov/corporate/business/bfai.

ADDRESSES: Unbound copies of the BPI or BFAI may be obtained by sending 
a request to the Head of the Contracting Activity, Routing CGP-7, 
Bonneville Power Administration, P.O. Box 3621, Portland, Oregon 97208-
3621.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Head of Contracting Activity (503) 
230-5498.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BPA was established in 1937 as a Federal 
Power Marketing Agency in the Pacific Northwest. BPA operations are 
financed from power revenues rather than annual appropriations. BPA's 
purchasing operations are conducted under 16 U.S.C. 832 et seq. and 
related statutes. Pursuant to these special authorities, the BPI is 
promulgated as a statement of purchasing policy and as a body of 
interpretative regulations governing the conduct of BPA purchasing 
activities, and reflects BPA's private sector approach to purchasing 
the goods and services that it requires. BPA's financial assistance 
operations are conducted under 16 U.S.C. 832 et seq. and 16 U.S.C. 839 
et seq. The BFAI express BPA's financial assistance policy. The BFAI 
also comprise BPA's rules governing implementation of the principles 
provided in 2 CFR 200.
    BPA's solicitations and contracts include notice of applicability 
and availability of the BPI and the BFAI, as

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appropriate, for the information for offerors on particular purchases 
or financial assistance transactions.

    Issued in Portland, Oregon, on November 10, 2016.
Nicholas M. Jenkins,
Manager, Purchasing/Property Governance.
[FR Doc. 2016-27933 Filed 11-18-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P