Change the RFS Point of Obligation; Extension of Comment Period, 95551 [2016-31259]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 249 / Wednesday, December 28, 2016 / Proposed Rules and Conflict of Interest and Disclosure requirements. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 27, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by EPA–R06–OAR–2014– 0513, at http://www.regulations.gov or via email to Donaldson.tracie@epa.gov. For additional information on how to submit comments see the detailed instructions in the ADDRESSES section of the direct final rule located in the rules section of this Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracie Donaldson, (214) 665–6633, Donaldson.tracie@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the final rules section of this Federal Register, the EPA is approving the State’s SIP submittal as a direct rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse comments. A detailed rationale for the approval is set forth in the direct final rule. If no relevant adverse comments are received in response to this action no further activity is contemplated. If the EPA receives relevant adverse comments, the direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. The EPA will not institute a second comment period. Any parties interested in commenting on this action should do so at this time. For additional information, see the direct final rule which is located in the rules section of this Federal Register. Dated: December 21, 2016. Samuel Coleman, Acting Regional Administrator, Region 6. [FR Doc. 2016–31331 Filed 12–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 80 [EPA–HQ–OAR–2016–0544; FRL–9957–46– OAR] Change the RFS Point of Obligation; Extension of Comment Period Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Extension of public comment period. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with PROPOSALS AGENCY: On November 22, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) published a Notice of its proposed denial of several petitions requesting that EPA initiate a rulemaking process to reconsider or SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Dec 27, 2016 Jkt 241001 change its regulations that identify refiners and importers of gasoline and diesel fuel as the entities responsible for complying with the annual percentage standards adopted under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The Notice invited public comment on this proposal by January 23, 2017—60 days after publication of the Notice in the Federal Register. On December 13, 2016, the EPA received a request from the Small Retailers Coalition to extend the comment period by 30 days to allow its members to provide thorough comments and data. In light of the importance of this issue, the EPA is extending the deadline for written comments an additional 30 days to February 22, 2017. DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 22, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments on the EPA’s proposed denial of the petitions referenced above, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2016– 0544, at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or withdrawn from Regulations.gov. The EPA may publish any comment received to its public docket. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Multimedia submissions (audio, video, etc.) must be accompanied by a written comment. The written comment is considered the official comment and should include discussion of all points you wish to make. The EPA will generally not consider comments or comment contents located outside of the primary submission (i.e., on the web, cloud, or other file sharing system). For additional submission methods, the full EPA public comment policy, information about CBI or multimedia submissions, and general guidance on making effective comments, please visit http://www2.epa.gov/dockets/ commenting-epa-dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia MacAllister, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Assessment and Standards Division, Environmental Protection Agency, 2000 Traverwood Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105; telephone number: 734–214–4131; email address: macallister.julia@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The EPA proposal noted above was published on November 22, 2016, at 81 FR 83776. For the reasons noted above, the public comment period will now end on February 22, 2017. PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 95551 Dated: December 20, 2016. Christopher Grundler, Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality. [FR Doc. 2016–31259 Filed 12–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of Inspector General 42 CFR Part 1001 Solicitation of New Safe Harbors and Special Fraud Alerts Office of Inspector General (OIG), HHS. ACTION: Notice of intent to develop regulations. AGENCY: In accordance with section 205 of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), this annual notice solicits proposals and recommendations for developing new, and modifying existing, safe harbor provisions under the Federal anti-kickback statute (section 1128B(b) of the Social Security Act), as well as developing new OIG Special Fraud Alerts. DATES: To ensure consideration, public comments must be delivered to the address provided below by no later than 5 p.m. on February 27, 2017. ADDRESSES: In commenting, please refer to file code OIG–125–N. Because of staff and resource limitations, we cannot accept comments by facsimile (fax) transmission. You may submit comments in one of three ways (no duplicates, please): 1. Electronically. You may submit electronic comments on specific recommendations and proposals through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. 2. By regular, express, or overnight mail. You may send written comments to the following address: Patrice Drew, Office of Inspector General, Regulatory Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: OIG–125–N, Room 5541C, Cohen Building, 330 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20201. Please allow sufficient time for mailed comments to be received before the close of the comment period. 3. By hand or courier. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 249 (Wednesday, December 28, 2016)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 95551]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-31259]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 80

[EPA-HQ-OAR-2016-0544; FRL-9957-46-OAR]


Change the RFS Point of Obligation; Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Extension of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: On November 22, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
(``EPA'') published a Notice of its proposed denial of several 
petitions requesting that EPA initiate a rulemaking process to 
reconsider or change its regulations that identify refiners and 
importers of gasoline and diesel fuel as the entities responsible for 
complying with the annual percentage standards adopted under the 
Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The Notice invited public 
comment on this proposal by January 23, 2017--60 days after publication 
of the Notice in the Federal Register. On December 13, 2016, the EPA 
received a request from the Small Retailers Coalition to extend the 
comment period by 30 days to allow its members to provide thorough 
comments and data. In light of the importance of this issue, the EPA is 
extending the deadline for written comments an additional 30 days to 
February 22, 2017.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 22, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments on the EPA's proposed denial of the 
petitions referenced above, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-
2016-0544, at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot 
be edited or withdrawn from Regulations.gov. The EPA may publish any 
comment received to its public docket. Do not submit electronically any 
information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) 
or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. 
Multimedia submissions (audio, video, etc.) must be accompanied by a 
written comment. The written comment is considered the official comment 
and should include discussion of all points you wish to make. The EPA 
will generally not consider comments or comment contents located 
outside of the primary submission (i.e., on the web, cloud, or other 
file sharing system). For additional submission methods, the full EPA 
public comment policy, information about CBI or multimedia submissions, 
and general guidance on making effective comments, please visit http://www2.epa.gov/dockets/commenting-epa-dockets.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia MacAllister, Office of 
Transportation and Air Quality, Assessment and Standards Division, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 2000 Traverwood Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 
48105; telephone number: 734-214-4131; email address: 
macallister.julia@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The EPA proposal noted above was published 
on November 22, 2016, at 81 FR 83776. For the reasons noted above, the 
public comment period will now end on February 22, 2017.

    Dated: December 20, 2016.
Christopher Grundler,
Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality.
[FR Doc. 2016-31259 Filed 12-27-16; 8:45 am]
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