Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Rural Energy for America Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2017; Correction, 85924-85926 [2016-28737]

Download as PDF 85924 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 229 / Tuesday, November 29, 2016 / Notices corridor. The initial PAOT in the river corridor would be set at the current 2016 reservation management level— approximately 154 vehicles and 780 PAOT, including administrative use. Over time, if appropriate, adaptive management would increase capacity to a permitted maximum of approximately 338 vehicles and 1,705 PAOT if infrastructure is built, management capacity allows, and visitor behavior promotes sustainable river value protection. The proposed action also includes the following potential elements: • Existing recreation sites would be expanded, particularly at the Irving site. • Additional trails would be developed to link recreation sites and provide a greater variety of opportunities for a different hiking levels. • A portion of Forest Road 708 would become a motorized trail. • A limited amount of camping would be allowed at designated sites. • Opportunities for outfitters/guides and concessionaries would be provided. • Limited or no waterplay would exist at some creek locations due to cultural or natural resource issues. • Some system routes would be closed or decommissioned, and other restoration actions would occur. The existing Coconino and Tonto Forest Plans would be programmatically amended under the 2012 Planning Rule to incorporate management direction for the Fossil Creek WSR corridor. The proposed amendments would add, replace, delete or revise (as needed) direction for the management of the Wild and Scenic River corridor. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Possible Alternatives A range of alternatives to the proposed action, including a no action alternative and three additional action alternatives, are being considered. The no action alternative (Alternative A) represents no change (a CRMP would not be established) and serves as the baseline for comparison of the effects of the action alternatives. The four action alternatives, which are based on extensive public engagement that has occurred since 2010, include: Alternative B (Enhanced Protections), Alternative C (Non-motorized Experience), Alternative D (Motorized Use and Refugia), and Alternative E (Long-term Adaptive Management— Proposed Action). More detailed descriptions of the proposed action and alternatives can be found online at http://tinyurl.com/FossilCreekCRMP or be requested through the contact information provided above. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Nov 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 Lead and Cooperating Agencies Arizona Game and Fish Department has cooperating agency status in order to assist the Coconino and the Tonto National Forests in the preparation of the Fossil Creek Wild and Scenic River CRMP and EIS. Responsible Official Laura Jo West, the Forest Supervisor on the Coconino National Forest, is the responsible official. Nature of Decision To Be Made Given the purpose and need of the project, the Coconino Forest Supervisor will review the proposed action, other alternatives, and the effects analysis in the EIS in order to determine: (1) Which alternative, or combination of alternatives, should be implemented; (2) what actions will be taken to protect and enhance the river’s water quality, free-flowing condition and its ORVs, as required by WSRA; (3) the location and extent of infrastructure development, restoration activities, and changes in permitted visitor capacity; (4) the design features, mitigation measures and monitoring requirements; and, (5) consistency with the forest plans in place at the time of the decision and the need for amendments. Preliminary Issues Since 2010, public involvement regarding management of the Fossil Creek Wild and Scenic River has informed key issues and the alternatives that have been developed. Three key issues have arisen: (1) Recreation opportunities and recreational impacts on natural and cultural resources; (2) the level of recreation development; and (3) public health and safety. These issues form the basis for the alternatives presented in this Notice. Scoping Process This Notice of Intent initiates the scoping process, which guides the development of the environmental impact statement. Several scoping meetings will be held, and interested parties should check the Fossil Creek CRMP Web page at http://tinyurl.com/ FossilCreekCRMP for dates and locations. This project is subject to the objection process pursuant to 36 CFR 218 and is not being authorized under the Healthy Forest Restoration Act (HFRA). As such, those who provide specific written comments during designated comment periods in accordance with 36 CFR 218.5 will be eligible to participate in the objection process. Issues raised in objections must be based on previously submitted timely, specific written PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comments regarding the proposed project unless new information arises after designated opportunities (36 CFR 218.7). Several previous scoping periods have occurred since 2010, and provide standing to object under 36 CFR 218 to those who commented during designated comment periods. It is important that reviewers provide their comments at such times and in such manner that they are useful to the agency’s preparation of the environmental impact statement. Therefore, comments should be provided prior to the close of the comment period and should clearly articulate the reviewer’s concerns and contentions. Comments received in response to this solicitation, including names and addresses of those who comment, will be part of the public record for this proposed action. Comments submitted anonymously will be accepted and considered, but will not be eligible for objection per 36 CFR 218.5. Dated: November 22, 2016. Laura Jo West, Coconino National Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2016–28683 Filed 11–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Business-Cooperative Service Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Rural Energy for America Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2017; Correction Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: The Rural BusinessCooperative Service (the Agency) published a notice in the Federal Register of October 18, 2016, announcing the acceptance of applications for funds available under the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. The 2014 Farm Bill provides funding for the program for FY 2017. This notice provides corrections to: Section III. Eligibility Information, subsection D. Cost Sharing or Matching, paragraph (2) to indicate that applicants that have been previously been awarded energy audit or renewable energy development assistance grants and have not expended 50 percent of those funds are considered a ‘‘risk’’ pursuant to 2 CFR 200.205; Section V. Application Review Information, subsection (B) Review and Selection Process, paragraphs (1)(a) through (d), and paragraph (3) SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 229 / Tuesday, November 29, 2016 / Notices application window closing dates of May 1, 2017 are being modified to March 31, 2017; Section V. Application Review Information, subsection C. State Director and Administrator Points, paragraph (1)(b)is replacing ‘‘will’’ with ‘‘may’’ to indicate that the awarding of State Director and Administrator points is at the discretion of the State Director or Administrator and to remove the last sentence of subparagraph (b) because the Agency will use information provided in the application verses a certification; and Section VIII. Other Information, subsection B. Nondiscrimination Statement is being updated. For information about this Notice, please contact Maureen Hessel, Business Loan and Grant Analyst, USDA Rural Development, Energy Division, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 3225, Room 6870, Washington, DC 20250. Telephone: (202) 401–0142. Email: maureen.hessel@wdc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice makes certain corrections to the original Notice published on October 18, 2016 at 81 Federal Register 71689. Unfortunately, the October 18, 2016 Notice did not reflect all of the changes made in clearance. This Notice captures the omitted changes. In FR Doc. 2016– 25163 of October 18, 2016 (81 FR 71689), make the following corrections: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Summary of Changes 1. In the first column on page 71691, Section III. Eligibility Information, Subsection D. Cost Sharing or Matching, paragraph (2), the last sentence which continues into the second column is replaced with the following text: An applicant who has received one or more grants under this program must have a satisfactory history of performance which, as it relates to the expenditure of grant funds, the Agency interprets as the expenditure of 50 percent or more of the previously awarded grants by January 31, 2017. Those who cannot meet this requirement will be determined to be a ‘‘risk’’ pursuant to 2 CFR 200.205 and may be denied a subsequent grant or have special conditions imposed. 2. In the first column on page 71694, under Section V. Application Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, subparagraph (1)(a) is being revised to read as follows: (a) Funds for renewable energy system and energy efficiency improvements grants of $20,000 or less will be allocated to the States. Eligible applications must be submitted by October 31, 2016, or March 31, 2017, in VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Nov 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 order to be considered for these setaside funds. Approximately 50 percent of these funds will be made available for those complete applications the Agency receives by October 31, 2016, and approximately 50 percent of the funds for those complete applications the Agency receives by March 31, 2017. All unused State allocated funds for grants of $20,000 or less will be pooled to the National Office. 3. In the first column on page 71694, under Section V. Application Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, subparagraph (1)(b) the first sentence is being revised to read as follows: Eligible applications received by March 31, 2017, for renewable energy system and energy efficiency improvements grants of $20,000 or less, that are not funded by State allocations can be submitted to the National Office to compete against grant applications of $20,000 or less from other States at a national competition. 4. In the first column on page 71694, under Section V. Application Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, subparagraph (1)(c) the first sentence is revised to read as follows: Eligible applications for renewable energy system and energy efficiency improvements, regardless of the amount of the funding request, received by March 31, 2017, can compete for unrestricted grant funds. 5. In the first column on page 71694, under Section V. Application Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, subparagraph (1)(d) is being revised to read as follows: (d) National unrestricted grant funds for all eligible renewable energy system and energy efficiency improvements grant applications received by March 31, 2017, which include grants of $20,000 or less, that are not funded by State allocations can be submitted to the National Office to compete against grant applications from other States at a final national competition. 6. In the second column on page 71694, under Section V. Application Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, paragraph (3), the last sentence is revised to read as follows: All unfunded eligible applications for combined grant and guaranteed loan applications that are received by March 31, 2017, and that are not funded by State allocations can be submitted to the National Office to compete against other grant and combined grant and guaranteed loan applications from other States at a final national competition. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 85925 7. In the third column on page 71694, under Section V. Application Review Information, subsection C. State Director and Administrator Points, is revised to read as follows: The State Director and the Administrator may take into consideration paragraphs V.C.(1) and (2) below in the awarding of points for eligible renewable energy systems and energy efficiency improvement grant applications submitted in Federal FY 2017: 8. In the third column on page 71694, under Section V. Application Review Information, subsection C. State Director and Administrator Points, subparagraph (1)(b) is revised to read as follows: Owned by a member of a sociallydisadvantaged group, which are groups whose members have been subjected to racial, ethnic, or gender prejudice because of their identity as members of a group without regard to their individual qualities. 9. In the first column on page 71696, under Section VIII. Other Information, subsection B. Nondiscrimination Statement is revised to read as follows: In accordance with Federal civil rights law and USDA civil rights regulations and policies, USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/ parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD– 3027, found online at http:// www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_ cust.html and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA providing all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1 85926 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 229 / Tuesday, November 29, 2016 / Notices of the complaint form, call (866) 632– 9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–9410; (2) Fax: (202) 690–7442; or (3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender. Dated: November 18, 2016. Samuel H. Rikkers, Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service. [FR Doc. 2016–28737 Filed 11–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: Online Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Complaint Form. OMB Control Number: 3014–0012. Type of Request: Renewal of information collection. [Docket No. ATBCB–2016–0001] RIN 3014–0012 Proposed Renewal of Information Collection; OMB Control Number 3014–0012, Online Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Complaint Form Abstract Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: We, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board), plan to seek renewed approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below, namely our Online Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Complaint Form (OMB Control Number 3014–0012), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. We have been using this complaint form since 2013 and propose to continue using it for an additional three years. By notice published on July 26, 2016, we solicited public comment on the proposed collection of information for a period of 60 days. See 81 FR 48739 (July 26, 2016). One comment was received, but it was not relevant to the information collection, and no revisions were made to the proposed Online ABA Complaint Form. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments by December 29, 2016. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be identified as ‘‘Paperwork Reduction Act Comments, U.S. Access Board: ABA asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Nov 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 Complaint Form’’ and directed to OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Joe Nye, U.S. Access Board Desk Officer, by email at OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV or by mail to Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Please also send a copy to Mario Damiani, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Access Board, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004–1111 or to damiani@access-board.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding this proposed information request, contact Mario Damiani, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Access Board, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004–1111. Telephone number: 202– 272–0050 (voice); 202–272–0064 (TTY). Email address: damiani@accessboard.gov. The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) is seeking to renew its information collection for its Online Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Complaint Form. The instrument allows complainants to submit a complaint online using a standardized Web-based complaint form posted on the agency’s Web site, which prompts users to provide allegations and other pertinent data necessary for the Access Board to investigate their ABA complaint. The online form is user-friendly and accessible, and allows for greater efficiency, clarity, and timeliness in the complaint filing process. To view the Online ABA Complaint Form, please visit: http://cts.access-board.gov/ formsiq/form.do?formset_id=2& amp;ds=fdd&amp;reload=true#. Use of the Information The Access Board enforces the ABA by investigating complaints submitted by members of the public concerning buildings or facilities designed, altered, or built by or on behalf of the federal government, leased by the federal government, or financed with federal funds. The Access Board uses the information provided by complainants concerning the building or facility and alleged accessibility barriers, along with any photographs or other supporting documentation which may be provided, to conduct its investigation. If PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 complainants choose to provide personal contact information, which is optional, that information is not disclosed outside the agency without the written permission of the complainant. Detailed Description of the Instrument As noted above, the Online ABA Complaint Form is a standardized, webbased form available on the Access Board’s Web site, and it can be filed 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Over 90 percent of complaints the Access Board receives each year are submitted using the Online ABA Complaint Form; the remainder are submitted in writing (without use of a form) by email, mail, or fax. The Online ABA Complaint Form first prompts complainants to complete the form fields for the name and address of the building or facility. Second, complainants must select a barrier category from a drop-down menu (e.g., doors, accessible routes, parking, etc.) for each barrier they allege to exist, then describe each barrier. Third, complainants are prompted to provide personal information, including their name, address, telephone number(s), and email address; again, this information is entirely optional, as complaints can be submitted anonymously. Complainants also have the option to attach electronic files containing pictures, drawings, or other relevant documents to the online complaint form when it is filed. Once any additional information is attached and the complaint is submitted, the system provides complainants confirmation that their complaint has been submitted successfully, together with an automatically generated complaint number for them to use when making inquiries about the status of their complaint. We note that use of the Online ABA Complaint Form has greatly improved the completeness of the information included in complaints that are submitted for investigation, and that this in turn has expedited the processing of complaints. Estimate of Burden Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average less than 30 minutes to complete the Online ABA Complaint Form, depending on the number of alleged barriers the complainant identifies. There is no financial burden on the complainant. Use of the online form relieves much of the burden that the prior practice of using a paper complaint form put on complainants by E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 229 (Tuesday, November 29, 2016)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-28737]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Business-Cooperative Service


Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Rural Energy for 
America Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2017; Correction

AGENCY: Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (the Agency) published 
a notice in the Federal Register of October 18, 2016, announcing the 
acceptance of applications for funds available under the Rural Energy 
for America Program (REAP) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. The 2014 Farm 
Bill provides funding for the program for FY 2017. This notice provides 
corrections to: Section III. Eligibility Information, subsection D. 
Cost Sharing or Matching, paragraph (2) to indicate that applicants 
that have been previously been awarded energy audit or renewable energy 
development assistance grants and have not expended 50 percent of those 
funds are considered a ``risk'' pursuant to 2 CFR 200.205; Section V. 
Application Review Information, subsection (B) Review and Selection 
Process, paragraphs (1)(a) through (d), and paragraph (3)

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application window closing dates of May 1, 2017 are being modified to 
March 31, 2017; Section V. Application Review Information, subsection 
C. State Director and Administrator Points, paragraph (1)(b)is 
replacing ``will'' with ``may'' to indicate that the awarding of State 
Director and Administrator points is at the discretion of the State 
Director or Administrator and to remove the last sentence of 
subparagraph (b) because the Agency will use information provided in 
the application verses a certification; and Section VIII. Other 
Information, subsection B. Nondiscrimination Statement is being 
updated.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about this Notice, 
please contact Maureen Hessel, Business Loan and Grant Analyst, USDA 
Rural Development, Energy Division, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 
3225, Room 6870, Washington, DC 20250. Telephone: (202) 401-0142. 
Email: maureen.hessel@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice makes certain corrections to the 
original Notice published on October 18, 2016 at 81 Federal Register 
71689. Unfortunately, the October 18, 2016 Notice did not reflect all 
of the changes made in clearance. This Notice captures the omitted 
changes. In FR Doc. 2016-25163 of October 18, 2016 (81 FR 71689), make 
the following corrections:

Summary of Changes

    1. In the first column on page 71691, Section III. Eligibility 
Information, Subsection D. Cost Sharing or Matching, paragraph (2), the 
last sentence which continues into the second column is replaced with 
the following text:
    An applicant who has received one or more grants under this program 
must have a satisfactory history of performance which, as it relates to 
the expenditure of grant funds, the Agency interprets as the 
expenditure of 50 percent or more of the previously awarded grants by 
January 31, 2017. Those who cannot meet this requirement will be 
determined to be a ``risk'' pursuant to 2 CFR 200.205 and may be denied 
a subsequent grant or have special conditions imposed.
    2. In the first column on page 71694, under Section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, 
subparagraph (1)(a) is being revised to read as follows:
    (a) Funds for renewable energy system and energy efficiency 
improvements grants of $20,000 or less will be allocated to the States. 
Eligible applications must be submitted by October 31, 2016, or March 
31, 2017, in order to be considered for these set-aside funds. 
Approximately 50 percent of these funds will be made available for 
those complete applications the Agency receives by October 31, 2016, 
and approximately 50 percent of the funds for those complete 
applications the Agency receives by March 31, 2017. All unused State 
allocated funds for grants of $20,000 or less will be pooled to the 
National Office.
    3. In the first column on page 71694, under Section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, 
subparagraph (1)(b) the first sentence is being revised to read as 
follows:
    Eligible applications received by March 31, 2017, for renewable 
energy system and energy efficiency improvements grants of $20,000 or 
less, that are not funded by State allocations can be submitted to the 
National Office to compete against grant applications of $20,000 or 
less from other States at a national competition.
    4. In the first column on page 71694, under Section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, 
subparagraph (1)(c) the first sentence is revised to read as follows:
    Eligible applications for renewable energy system and energy 
efficiency improvements, regardless of the amount of the funding 
request, received by March 31, 2017, can compete for unrestricted grant 
funds.
    5. In the first column on page 71694, under Section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, 
subparagraph (1)(d) is being revised to read as follows:
    (d) National unrestricted grant funds for all eligible renewable 
energy system and energy efficiency improvements grant applications 
received by March 31, 2017, which include grants of $20,000 or less, 
that are not funded by State allocations can be submitted to the 
National Office to compete against grant applications from other States 
at a final national competition.
    6. In the second column on page 71694, under Section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, 
paragraph (3), the last sentence is revised to read as follows:
    All unfunded eligible applications for combined grant and 
guaranteed loan applications that are received by March 31, 2017, and 
that are not funded by State allocations can be submitted to the 
National Office to compete against other grant and combined grant and 
guaranteed loan applications from other States at a final national 
competition.
    7. In the third column on page 71694, under Section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection C. State Director and Administrator 
Points, is revised to read as follows:
    The State Director and the Administrator may take into 
consideration paragraphs V.C.(1) and (2) below in the awarding of 
points for eligible renewable energy systems and energy efficiency 
improvement grant applications submitted in Federal FY 2017:
    8. In the third column on page 71694, under Section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection C. State Director and Administrator 
Points, subparagraph (1)(b) is revised to read as follows:
    Owned by a member of a socially-disadvantaged group, which are 
groups whose members have been subjected to racial, ethnic, or gender 
prejudice because of their identity as members of a group without 
regard to their individual qualities.
    9. In the first column on page 71696, under Section VIII. Other 
Information, subsection B. Nondiscrimination Statement is revised to 
read as follows:
    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and USDA civil rights 
regulations and policies, USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, 
and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are 
prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, 
religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual 
orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, 
income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or 
reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program 
or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all 
programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or 
incident.
    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of 
communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, 
audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible 
Agency or USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or 
contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. 
Additionally, program information may be made available in languages 
other than English.
    To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA 
Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office, or 
write a letter addressed to USDA providing all of the information 
requested in the form. To request a copy

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of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form 
or letter to USDA by:
    (1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant 
Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, 
DC 20250-9410;
    (2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
    (3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov.
    USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

    Dated: November 18, 2016.
Samuel H. Rikkers,
Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-28737 Filed 11-28-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-XY-P