Accreditation and Approval of Amspec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 11590-11591 [2017-03645]

Download as PDF 11590 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 36 / Friday, February 24, 2017 / Notices CBPL No. ASTM Title 27–50 .............................................. ASTM D–93 ................................... N/A .................................................. ASTM D–1364 ............................... Standard test method for flash point by Penske-Martens Closed Cup Tester. Standard Test Method for Water in Volatile Solvents (Karl Fischer Reagent Titration Method). Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/ linkhandler/cgov/trade/basic_trade/ labs_scientific_svcs/commercial_ gaugers/gaulist.ctt/gaulist.pdf. Dated: February 15, 2017. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2017–03662 Filed 2–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P CBPL No. D287 D1298 27–04 .............. 27–06 .............. 27–08 .............. 27–11 .............. 27–14 .............. 27–48 .............. 27–50 .............. 27–53 .............. 27–54 .............. 27–58 .............. Pending ........... asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of Amspec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec Services, LLC, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of May 24, 2016. DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on May 24, 2016. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for May 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 SUMMARY: ASTM 27–01 .............. 27–02 .............. D95 D473 D86 D445 D2622 D4052 D93 D2709 D1796 D5191 D3606 Pending ........... D5599 Pending ........... D5769 17:20 Feb 23, 2017 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202– 344–1060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that AmSpec Services, LLC, 30 Commercial Dr., Everett, MA 02149, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. AmSpec Services, LLC is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): API chapters 3 ................... 7 ................... 8 ................... 12 ................. 17 ................. Title Tank Gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Calculations. Maritime Measurement. AmSpec Services, LLC is accredited for the following laboratory analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM): Title Standard Test Method for API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method). Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), or API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products by Hydrometer Method. Standard Test Method for Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation. Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the Extraction Method. Standard Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products. Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids. Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum Products. Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter. Standard Test Methods for Flash-Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester. Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Middle Distillate Fuels by Centrifuge. Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Fuel Oils by the Centrifuge Method. Standard Test Method For Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products. Standard Test Method for Determination of Benzene and Toluene in Finished Motor and Aviation Gasoline by Gas Chromatography. Standard Test Method for Determination of Oxygenates in Gasoline by Gas Chromatography and Oxygen Selective Flame Ionization Detection. Determination of Benzene, Toluene, and Total Aromatics in Finished Gasolines by Gas Chromatography/ Mass Spectrometry. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Jkt 241001 gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 36 / Friday, February 24, 2017 / Notices Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories. Dated: February 15, 2017. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2017–03645 Filed 2–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4302– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2017–0001] Hoopa Valley Tribe; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Hoopa Valley Tribe (FEMA–4302–DR), dated February 14, 2017, and related determinations. DATES: Effective February 14, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated February 14, 2017, the President issued a major disaster declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’), as follows: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I have determined that the damage to the lands associated with the Hoopa Valley Tribe resulting from a severe winter storm during the period of January 3–5, 2017, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists for the Hoopa Valley Tribe and associated lands. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Feb 23, 2017 Jkt 241001 11591 In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation for the Hoopa Valley Tribe and associated lands. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs, with the exception of projects that meet the eligibility criteria for a higher Federal cost-sharing percentage under the Public Assistance Alternative Procedures Pilot Program for Debris Removal implemented pursuant to Section 428 of the Stafford Act. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration for the approved assistance to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Timothy J. Scranton, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following areas have been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. The Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation for Public Assistance. The Hoopa Valley Tribe is eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. Robert J. Fenton, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2017–03687 Filed 2–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4297– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2017–0001] Georgia; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA–4297–DR), dated January 26, 2017, and related determinations. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: February 10, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Georgia is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of January 26, 2017. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Appling, Brantley, Bulloch, Echols, Lowndes, Randolph, Tattnall, Upson, and Ware Counties for Public Assistance. Berrien County for Public Assistance (already designated for Individual Assistance). The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050 Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. Robert J. Fenton, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 36 (Friday, February 24, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11590-11591]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-03645]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of Amspec Services, LLC, as a 
Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, 
as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
AmSpec Services, LLC, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain 
petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain 
petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of 
May 24, 2016.

DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of AmSpec 
Services, LLC, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on 
May 24, 2016. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for 
May 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited 
Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 
1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 
151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that AmSpec Services, LLC, 30 Commercial Dr., 
Everett, MA 02149, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain 
petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain 
petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the 
provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. AmSpec Services, LLC is 
approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain 
petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API):

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           API chapters                            Title
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3................................  Tank Gauging.
7................................  Temperature Determination.
8................................  Sampling.
12...............................  Calculations.
17...............................  Maritime Measurement.
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    AmSpec Services, LLC is accredited for the following laboratory 
analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum 
products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory 
Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):

------------------------------------------------------------------------
      CBPL No.               ASTM                      Title
------------------------------------------------------------------------
27-01..............  D287                 Standard Test Method for API
                                           Gravity of Crude Petroleum
                                           and Petroleum Products
                                           (Hydrometer Method).
27-02..............  D1298                Standard Test Method for
                                           Density, Relative Density
                                           (Specific Gravity), or API
                                           Gravity of Crude Petroleum
                                           and Liquid Petroleum Products
                                           by Hydrometer Method.
27-04..............  D95                  Standard Test Method for Water
                                           in Petroleum Products and
                                           Bituminous Materials by
                                           Distillation.
27-06..............  D473                 Standard Test Method for
                                           Sediment in Crude Oils and
                                           Fuel Oils by the Extraction
                                           Method.
27-08..............  D86                  Standard Test Method for
                                           Distillation of Petroleum
                                           Products.
27-11..............  D445                 Standard Test Method for
                                           Kinematic Viscosity of
                                           Transparent and Opaque
                                           Liquids.
27-14..............  D2622                Standard Test Method for
                                           Sulfur in Petroleum Products.
27-48..............  D4052                Standard Test Method for
                                           Density and Relative Density
                                           of Liquids by Digital Density
                                           Meter.
27-50..............  D93                  Standard Test Methods for
                                           Flash-Point by Pensky-Martens
                                           Closed Cup Tester.
27-53..............  D2709                Standard Test Method for Water
                                           and Sediment in Middle
                                           Distillate Fuels by
                                           Centrifuge.
27-54..............  D1796                Standard Test Method for Water
                                           and Sediment in Fuel Oils by
                                           the Centrifuge Method.
27-58..............  D5191                Standard Test Method For Vapor
                                           Pressure of Petroleum
                                           Products.
Pending............  D3606                Standard Test Method for
                                           Determination of Benzene and
                                           Toluene in Finished Motor and
                                           Aviation Gasoline by Gas
                                           Chromatography.
Pending............  D5599                Standard Test Method for
                                           Determination of Oxygenates
                                           in Gasoline by Gas
                                           Chromatography and Oxygen
                                           Selective Flame Ionization
                                           Detection.
Pending............  D5769                Determination of Benzene,
                                           Toluene, and Total Aromatics
                                           in Finished Gasolines by Gas
                                           Chromatography/Mass
                                           Spectrometry.
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    Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses 
and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from 
the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and 
Border

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Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. 
Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service 
this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The 
inquiry may also be sent to CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. Please 
reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP 
approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories.

    Dated: February 15, 2017.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 2017-03645 Filed 2-23-17; 8:45 am]
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