Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-725V); Comment Request; Extension, 86706 [2016-28851]

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ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments. jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the information collection, [FERC–725V (Mandatory Reliability Standards: COM SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:02 Nov 30, 2016 Jkt 241001 Reliability Standards)] which will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a review of the information collection requirements. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due January 30, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. RD16–9–000) by either of the following methods: • eFiling at Commission’s Web site: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with submission guidelines at: http:// www.ferc.gov/help/submissionguide.asp. For user assistance contact FERC Online Support by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208–3676 (toll-free), or (202) 502–8659 for TTY. Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/docs-filing.asp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at DataClearance@FERC.gov, telephone at (202) 502–8663, and fax at (202) 273– 0873. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: FERC–725V, Mandatory Reliability Standards: COM Reliability Standards. OMB Control No.: 1902–0277. Type of Request: Three-year approval of the FERC–725V information collection requirements, as modified. Abstract: On August 15, 2016, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) filed a petition for Commission approval, pursuant to section 215(d)(1) of the Federal Power Act (‘‘FPA’’) 1 and Section 39.5 2 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s regulations, for approval of proposed Reliability Standard COM– 001–3 (Communications), the associated Implementation Plan, retirement of currently-effective Reliability Standard COM–001–2.1, and Violation Risk Factors (‘‘VRFs’’) and Violation Severity Levels (‘‘VSLs’’) associated with new Requirements R12 and R13 proposed in Reliability Standard COM–001–3. Proposed Reliability Standard COM– 001–3 reflects revisions developed under Project 2015–07 Internal Communications Capabilities, in 1 16 2 18 PO 00000 U.S.C. 824o (2012). CFR 39.5 (2015). Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 compliance with the Commission’s directive in Order No. 888 that NERC ‘‘develop modifications to COM–001–2, or develop a new standard, to address [the Commission’s] concerns regarding ensuring the adequacy of internal communications capability whenever internal communications could directly affect the reliability operations of the Bulk-Power System. Type of Respondents: Public utilities. Estimate of Annual Burden: 3 With respect to the proposed revisions to Reliability Standard COM–001–3 and the retirement of the currently-effective Reliability Standard COM–001–2.1, the Commission estimates that there will be no material change in industry information collection obligations because the Requirements R12 and R13 (which are additions to COM–001–3) do not impact the paperwork burden of impacted registered entities. Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: November 23, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–28851 Filed 11–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [3320–004] William B. Ruger, Jr., 169 Sunapee Street, LLC; Notice of Transfer of Exemption 1. By letter filed November 16, 2016, 169 Sunapee Street, LLC informed the Commission that the exemption from licensing for the Sugar River I Project No. 3320, originally issued April 4, 3 The Commission defines burden as the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. For further explanation of what is included in the information collection burden, reference 5 Code of Federal Regulations 1320.3. E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. RD16-9-000]


Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-725V); Comment 
Request; Extension

AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the 
information collection, [FERC-725V (Mandatory Reliability Standards: 
COM Reliability Standards)] which will be submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for a review of the information collection 
requirements.

DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due January 30, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. RD16-9-
000) by either of the following methods:
     eFiling at Commission's Web site: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp.
     Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20426.
    Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in 
accordance with submission guidelines at: http://www.ferc.gov/help/submission-guide.asp. For user assistance contact FERC Online Support 
by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208-3676 
(toll-free), or (202) 502-8659 for TTY.
    Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of 
activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and 
issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/docs-filing.asp.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at 
DataClearance@FERC.gov, telephone at (202) 502-8663, and fax at (202) 
273-0873.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: FERC-725V, Mandatory Reliability Standards: COM Reliability 
Standards.
    OMB Control No.: 1902-0277.
    Type of Request: Three-year approval of the FERC-725V information 
collection requirements, as modified.
    Abstract: On August 15, 2016, the North American Electric 
Reliability Corporation (NERC) filed a petition for Commission 
approval, pursuant to section 215(d)(1) of the Federal Power Act 
(``FPA'') \1\ and Section 39.5 \2\ of the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission's regulations, for approval of proposed Reliability Standard 
COM-001-3 (Communications), the associated Implementation Plan, 
retirement of currently-effective Reliability Standard COM-001-2.1, and 
Violation Risk Factors (``VRFs'') and Violation Severity Levels 
(``VSLs'') associated with new Requirements R12 and R13 proposed in 
Reliability Standard COM-001-3. Proposed Reliability Standard COM-001-3 
reflects revisions developed under Project 2015-07 Internal 
Communications Capabilities, in compliance with the Commission's 
directive in Order No. 888 that NERC ``develop modifications to COM-
001-2, or develop a new standard, to address [the Commission's] 
concerns regarding ensuring the adequacy of internal communications 
capability whenever internal communications could directly affect the 
reliability operations of the Bulk-Power System.
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    \1\ 16 U.S.C. 824o (2012).
    \2\ 18 CFR 39.5 (2015).
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    Type of Respondents: Public utilities.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: \3\ With respect to the proposed 
revisions to Reliability Standard COM-001-3 and the retirement of the 
currently-effective Reliability Standard COM-001-2.1, the Commission 
estimates that there will be no material change in industry information 
collection obligations because the Requirements R12 and R13 (which are 
additions to COM-001-3) do not impact the paperwork burden of impacted 
registered entities.
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    \3\ The Commission defines burden as the total time, effort, or 
financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, 
retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal 
agency. For further explanation of what is included in the 
information collection burden, reference 5 Code of Federal 
Regulations 1320.3.
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    Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the Commission, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden and 
cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

    Dated: November 23, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-28851 Filed 11-30-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P