December 6, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2016-12-06-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2016-12-06
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2016-29372
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-29296
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-29295
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-29281
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Certain Archaeological and Ethnological Materials From the Plurinational State of Bolivia
Document Number: 2016-29279
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This final rule amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect an extension of import restrictions on certain archaeological and ethnological materials from the Plurinational State of Bolivia (``Bolivia''). The restrictions, which were originally imposed by Treasury Decision (T.D.) 01-86 and last extended by CBP Dec. 11-24, are due to expire on December 4, 2016. The Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State, has determined that conditions continue to warrant the imposition of import restrictions. Accordingly, these import restrictions will remain in effect for an additional five years, and the CBP regulations are being amended to reflect this extension through December 4, 2021. These restrictions are being extended pursuant to determinations of the United States Department of State made under the terms of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act in accordance with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. T.D. 01-86 contains the Designated List of archaeological and ethnological materials from Bolivia to which the restrictions apply.
Regulated Navigation Area; Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME and Portsmouth, NH
Document Number: 2016-29260
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary regulated navigation area (RNA) on the Piscataqua River near the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME between Henderson Point Light on Seavey Island and the Memorial Bridge. This RNA establishes speed restrictions to eliminate vessel wake which could endanger the lives of divers and support crews working at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The speed restrictions apply to all vessels transiting the regulated area unless authorized by the First Coast Guard District Commander or the Captain of the Port (COTP), Sector Northern New England.
Proposed Determination on the Appropriateness of the Model Year 2022-2025 Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards Under the Midterm Evaluation
Document Number: 2016-29255
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On or about November 30, 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made available for public comment its proposed adjudicatory determination that the GHG standards currently in place for MY2022-2025 remain appropriate under the Clean Air Act and therefore should not be amended to be either more or less stringent. EPA made this Proposed Determination as part of its Midterm Evaluation of light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for model years (MY) 2022-2025, as required under its regulations. The Proposed Determination follows a Draft Technical Assessment Report (TAR) issued jointly by EPA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in July 2016. In the Draft TAR, the agencies examined a wide range of issues relevant to the appropriateness of the GHG emissions standards for MY2022-2025, and shared with the public its initial technical analyses of those issues. The Draft TAR was required by EPA's regulations as the first step in the Midterm Evaluation process. For the next step, the Proposed Determination, EPA has considered public comments submitted on the Draft TAR as well as other information, and has updated its analyses where appropriate. EPA will again consider public comments received on the Proposed Determination as it proceeds with the final step in the Midterm Evaluation, a Final Determination regarding the appropriateness of the MY2022-2025 standards.
Receipt of Information Under the Toxic Substances Control Act
Document Number: 2016-29254
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is announcing its receipt of information submitted pursuant to a rule, order, or consent agreement issued under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). As required by TSCA, this document identifies each chemical substance and/or mixture for which information has been received; the uses or intended uses of such chemical substance and/or mixture; and describes the nature of the information received. Each chemical substance and/or mixture related to this announcement is identified in Unit I. under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Approval of Air Quality State Implementation Plans; Nevada; Infrastructure Requirements To Address Interstate Transport for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS
Document Number: 2016-29252
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection on April 10, 2013, and supplemented on March 25, 2016. The SIP revision and supplement address the interstate transport requirements of Clean Air Act (CAA or ``Act'') section 110(a)(2)(D)(i)(I) with respect to the 2008 ozone (O3) national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS). The EPA's rationale for proposing to approve Nevada's April 10, 2013 SIP revision and March 25, 2016 supplement is described in this notice.
General Permit for Ocean Disposal of Marine Mammal Carcasses
Document Number: 2016-29250
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing a general permit to authorize the transport of marine mammal carcasses from the United States and disposal of marine mammal carcasses in ocean waters. Permit authorization is available for any officer, employee, agent, department, agency, or instrumentality of federal, state, tribal, or local unit of government, as well as any Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program (MMHSRP) Stranding Agreement Holder, and any Alaskan Native, who already may take a marine mammal under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and Endangered Species Act (ESA). The EPA's purpose in issuing a general permit is to expedite required authorizations for the ocean disposal of marine mammal carcasses that otherwise currently require the issuance of an emergency permit.
Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee; Correction
Document Number: 2016-29248
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice corrects the SUMMARY section to a notice published on November 25, 2016, which contained incorrect information about what will be discussed at the forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). This correction sets out the SUMMARY in full to make it clear that the members will discuss and finalize recommendations on issues and priorities that should be addressed by the incoming Administration.
Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad Company-Abandonment Exemption-in Fayette County, Pa.
Document Number: 2016-29241
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Proposed Agreement and Order on Consent for Certain CERCLA Response Activities by Tenant as Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser
Document Number: 2016-29240
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In accordance with section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed settlement, embodied in an Agreement and Order on Consent (Agreement), between the United States on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Planetary Ventures, LLC (PV), a Delaware Limited liability company. PV represents that, as a lessee from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the Moffett Field Leasehold within the former NAS Moffett Field Superfund site in Santa Clara County, California, it is a bona fide prospective purchaser, as described by CERCLA section 101(40), 42 U.S.C. 9601(40) and through the Agreement would maintain that status. Under the Agreement, PV agrees to perform a pilot study for evaluating alternatives for abating contaminants in the coating and paint in the superstructure of Hangar One, and, if selected by NASA, to conduct a non-time critical removal action at Hangar One. The Agreement also requires PV to pay EPA oversight costs for this work, and includes a covenant not to sue PV pursuant to sections 106 or 107(a) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606 or 9607(a).
Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-29239
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of the ARAC.
Amendment to Initial Funded Priorities List
Document Number: 2016-29238
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
On November 16, 2016, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) amended its Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) to change the Responsible Council Member of the FPL activity entitled ``GOMA Coordination'' from the State of Alabama to the Department of Commerce.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-29237
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
FRA is seeking public comments on its proposal to renew its Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) clearance to participate in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) program, ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery'' (OMB program). FRA will submit the information collection requirements described below to OMB for review, as required by the PRA. The OMB program was created to facilitate Federal agencies' efforts to streamline the process to seek public feedback on service delivery. Current FRA clearance under the OMB program expires May 31, 2017.
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2016-29235
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing recent Postal Service filings for the Commission's consideration concerning negotiated service agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Delay of Discharge Requirements for U.S. Coast Guard Activities in Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries
Document Number: 2016-29234
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expanded the boundaries of Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary (now renamed Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary or GFNMS) and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary (CBNMS) to an area north and west of their previous boundaries with a final rule published on March 12, 2015. The final rule entered into effect on June 9, 2015. At that time, NOAA postponed the effectiveness of the discharge requirements in both sanctuaries' regulations in the areas added to GFNMS and CBNMS boundaries in 2015 with regard to U.S. Coast Guard activities for 6 months. Since then, NOAA published two notices to extend the postponement of the discharge requirements to provide adequate time for completion of an environmental assessment, and subsequent rulemaking, as appropriate. This extension would end on December 9, 2016. This document extends the postponement of the discharge requirements for these activities for another 6 months for the same reasons.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-29233
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Public Notice for Waiver of Aeronautical Land-Use Assurance
Document Number: 2016-29232
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a proposal to change a portion of the airport from aeronautical use to non-aeronautical use and to authorize the release of 16.975 acres of airport property for non-aeronautical development. The land consists of fifty-four (54) original airport acquired parcels. These parcels were acquired under grants: 3-18-0038-24, 3-18-0038-38, 3-18-0038-39, 3-18- 0038-41, 3-18-0038-43, 3-18-0038-45, 3-18-0038-47, 3-18-0038-54 or without federal participation. The future use of the property is for commercial and industrial development. There are no impacts to the airport by allowing the Indianapolis Airport Authority to dispose of the property. The land is not needed for aeronautical use. Approval does not constitute a commitment by the FAA to financially assist in the sale or lease of the subject airport property nor a determination of eligibility for grant-in-aid funding from the FAA. In accordance with section 47107(h) of Title 49, United States Code, this notice is required to be published in the Federal Register 30 days before modifying the land-use assurance that requires the property to be used for an aeronautical purpose.
Release of the Final Integrated Review Plan for the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter
Document Number: 2016-29231
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of the final document titled Integrated Review Plan for the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter (IRP). The IRP presents the planned approach and anticipated schedule for the review of the air quality criteria for particulate matter (PM) and the primary and secondary national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for PM. The primary and secondary NAAQS for PM are set to protect the public health and public welfare, respectively, from exposures to PM in ambient air.
Honey From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Intent To Rescind New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2016-29230
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department is conducting a new shipper review (``NSR'') covering the period of review (``POR'') of December 1, 2014, through November 30, 2015. Because the sales made by Shanghai Sunbeauty Trading Co., Ltd. (``Sunbeauty'') are not bona fide, we have preliminarily determined to rescind this NSR.
Solicitation of Nominations for Members of the USDA Grain Inspection Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-29229
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration
The Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the USDA Grain Inspection Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee). The Advisory Committee meets twice annually to advise GIPSA on the programs and services it delivers under the U.S. Grain Standards Act (USGSA). Recommendations by the Advisory Committee help GIPSA better meet the needs of its customers who operate in a dynamic and changing marketplace.
Idaho Power Company; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2016-29228
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2016-29227
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Independent Market Monitor for PJM v. American Electric Power Service Corp.; Notice of Complaint
Document Number: 2016-29224
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Independent Market Monitor for PJM v. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.; Notice of Complaint
Document Number: 2016-29223
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Southwest Gas Storage Company; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2016-29222
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-29221
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
UGI LNG, Inc.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-29220
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
HUD Program Evaluation Policy-Policy Statement
Document Number: 2016-29215
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This policy statement of HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research articulates the core principles and practices of the office's evaluation and research activities. This policy reconfirms the Department's commitment to conducting rigorous, relevant evaluations and to using evidence from evaluations to inform policy and practice.
Program-Specific Guidance About Medical Use Licenses
Document Number: 2016-29214
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is revising its licensing guidance for licenses authorizing medical use of byproduct material. The NRC is requesting public comment on draft NUREG-1556, Volume 9, Revision 3, ``Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance About Medical Use Licenses.'' The document has been updated from the previous revision to include information on safety culture, security of radioactive materials, protection of sensitive information, and changes in regulatory policies and practices. This document is intended for use by applicants, licensees, and the NRC staff.
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013: Implementation in HUD Housing Programs; Correction
Document Number: 2016-29213
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On November 16, 2016, HUD published a final rule implementing in HUD's regulations the requirements of the 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). After publication, HUD discovered an incorrect compliance date in the preamble and an incorrect paragraph designation in the regulatory text. The compliance date, with respect to completing an emergency transfer plan and providing emergency transfers, and associated recordkeeping and reporting requirements, was incorrectly listed as May 15, 2017, in the preamble. The regulatory text provided the correct date of June 14, 2017. This document makes the necessary correction to the preamble to reflect the compliance date in the regulatory text of June 14, 2017 and the paragraph designations in the regulatory text.
Implementation of the Tribal HUD-VA Supportive Housing Program; Technical Correction
Document Number: 2016-29211
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On October 21, 2015, HUD published in the Federal Register a notice that set forth the policies and procedures for the administration of a supportive housing and rental demonstration called the Tribal HUD-VA Supportive Housing program (Tribal HUD-VASH). Today's Federal Register notice makes technical corrections to the October 21, 2015, notice to clarify the program's intent and to address various issues that have risen during the implementation of the program.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-29210
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016: Initial Guidance; Correction
Document Number: 2016-29208
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On October 24, 2016, HUD published implementation guidance for the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act. In that document, HUD inadvertently published the incorrect implementation information for changes regarding the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP). This notice corrects that information.
Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings for the Magnolia LNG, LLC Application To Export Liquefied Natural Gas to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries
Document Number: 2016-29206
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces its decision in Magnolia LNG, LLC (Magnolia LNG), DOE/FE Docket No. 13-132-LNG, to issue DOE/FE Order No. 3909, granting final long-term, multi contract authorization for Magnolia LNG to engage in the export of domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the proposed Magnolia LNG facility located near Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, in a volume equivalent to 394.2 Bcf/yr (equal to 1.08 Bcf/day) of natural gas for a term of 25 years. Magnolia LNG is seeking to export LNG from the terminal to countries with which the United States has not entered into a free trade agreement (FTA) that requires national treatment for trade in natural gas, and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy (non-FTA countries). Order No. 3909 is issued under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and 10 CFR part 590 of DOE's regulations. DOE participated as a cooperating agency with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) \1\ analyzing the potential environmental impacts resulting from the proposed LNG facility.
Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-29204
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel (hereafter referred to as the Panel).
Record of Decision for the Recapitalization of Infrastructure Supporting Naval Spent Nuclear Fuel Handling at the Idaho National Laboratory
Document Number: 2016-29203
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP) is issuing this Record of Decision (ROD) for the recapitalization of infrastructure supporting naval spent nuclear fuel handling at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) at the Naval Reactors Facility (NRF) based on information and analyses contained in the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Recapitalization of Infrastructure Supporting Naval Spent Nuclear Fuel Handling at the Idaho National Laboratory (DOE/EIS-0453-F) issued on September 23, 2016. The NNPP will recapitalize the infrastructure supporting naval spent nuclear fuel handling at the INL by constructing a new facility in the northeast section of the NRF site (i.e., Location 3/4). In making this decision, the NNPP considered potential environmental impacts of the alternatives, impacts upon the NNPP support of naval spent fuel handling until at least 2060, availability of resources, and public comments on the Draft and Final Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), DOE/EIS-0453-D and DOE/EIS-0453-F.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Tri-State Fuel Breaks Project, Owyhee County, ID, and Malheur County, OR
Document Number: 2016-29202
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, and the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (NHPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Boise District Office, Boise, Idaho, and the Vale District Office, Vale, Oregon, will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a landscape level fuel break project located in Owyhee County, Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-29199
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, on or after the date of publication of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-29198
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, on or after the date of publication of this notice.
Certain Steel Nails From Malaysia: Preliminary Results of the Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2016-29196
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 17, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') initiated a changed circumstance review (``CCR'') of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on certain steel nails (``nails'') from Malaysia. Pursuant to section 751(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), and 19 CFR 351.216, the Department preliminarily determines that Inmax Sdn. Bhd. (``Inmax Sdn'') and Inmax Industries Sdn. Bhd. (``Inmax Industries'') (collectively, ``Inmax'') should be collapsed and assigned the same AD cash deposit rate for purposes of determining AD liability in this proceeding. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.