February 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands; 2017 and 2018 Harvest Specifications for Groundfish
Document Number: 2017-03698
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces final 2017 and 2018 harvest specifications and prohibited species catch allowances for the groundfish fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to establish harvest limits for groundfish during the 2017 and 2018 fishing years, and to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (FMP). The intended effect of this action is to conserve and manage the groundfish resources in the BSAI in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act).
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Gulf of Alaska; Final 2017 and 2018 Harvest Specifications for Groundfish
Document Number: 2017-03697
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces final 2017 and 2018 harvest specifications, apportionments, and Pacific halibut prohibited species catch limits for the groundfish fishery of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to establish harvest limits for groundfish during the 2017 and 2018 fishing years and to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska. The intended effect of this action is to conserve and manage the groundfish resources in the GOA in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.
Government-Industry Advisory Panel; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03696
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Government-Industry Advisory Panel. This meeting is open to the public.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03695
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Revisions and Clarifications in Requirements for the Processing of Donated Foods; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-03560
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is extending the comment period for this proposed rule. This rule proposes to revise and clarify requirements for the processing of donated foods in order to: Incorporate successful processing options tested in demonstration projects, ensure accountability for donated foods provided for processing, and increase program efficiency. The rule would require multi-State processors to enter into National Processing Agreements to process donated foods into end products, permit processors to substitute commercially purchased beef and pork of U.S. origin and of equal or better quality for donated beef and pork, and would increase oversight of inventories of donated foods at processors. The rule also revises regulatory provisions in plain language, to make them easier to read and understand.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Santa Rosa, CA
Document Number: 2017-03549
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace designated as an extension to a Class D airspace at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, CA, by reducing the northwest segment and adding a segment southeast of the airport, and adds part-time Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) information. This action also amends Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface to include only that area required for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport. Further, the proposed change to the geographic coordinates of the airport for the Class D and E airspace areas is not finalized in this action because those changes were made in a prior rulemaking.
Establishment of Class E Airspace; Wessington Springs, SD
Document Number: 2017-03543
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Wessington Springs Airport, Wessington Springs, SD. Controlled airspace is necessary to accommodate new Standard Instrument Approach Procedures developed at Wessington Springs Airport, for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Amendment of Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes; Southwest Oklahoma
Document Number: 2017-03542
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies 3 VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways (V-140, V-272, and V-440) in the vicinity of Sayre, OK. The FAA is taking this action due to the scheduled decommissioning of the Sayre, OK, VOR/Tactical Air Navigation (VORTAC) facility that provides navigation guidance for a portion of the airways listed. This action enhances the enroute structure within the National Airspace System.
Amendment Class E Airspace, St. Petersburg, FL
Document Number: 2017-03538
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E surface airspace area at St. Petersburg, FL, by updating the geographic coordinates of St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. The boundaries and operating requirements of the airspace area remain the same.
Proposed Modification of VOR Federal Airways V-55, V-63, V-177, V-228, and V-246 in the Vicinity of Stevens Point, WI
Document Number: 2017-03536
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify five VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways in the vicinity of Stevens Point, WI. The FAA is proposing this action due to the planned decommissioning of the Stevens Point, WI (STE), VHF Omnidirectional Range/Tactical Air Navigation (VORTAC) navigation aid (NAVAID) which provides navigation guidance for portions of the ATS routes proposed to be amended by this action. This action would enhance the safety and efficient management of aircraft in the Stevens Point, WI, area.
Airspace Designations; Incorporation by Reference Amendments
Document Number: 2017-03521
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action incorporates certain amendments into FAA Order 7400.11A, dated August 3, 2016, and effective September 15, 2016, for incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace, Grassrange, MT
Document Number: 2017-03520
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at N Bar Ranch, Grassrange, MT, to support the development of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations under standard instrument approach and departure procedures at the airport, for the safety and management of aircraft within the National Airspace System.
Revocation of Class E Airspace; Farmington, MO; and Amendment of Class E Airspace for the following Missouri Towns; Ava, MO; Cameron, MO; Chillicothe, MO; Farmington, MO; and Festus, MO
Document Number: 2017-03518
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action removes Class E surface area airspace at Farmington Regional Airport, Farmington, MO; and modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Ava Bill Martin Memorial Airport, Ava, MO; Cameron Memorial Airport, Cameron, MO; Chillicothe Municipal Airport, Chillicothe, MO; Farmington Regional Airport, Farmington, MO; and Festus Memorial Airport, Festus, MO. Decommissioning of non-directional radio beacons (NDB), cancellation of NDB approaches, and implementation of area navigation (RNAV) procedures have made this action necessary for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at these airports.
Proposed Modification and Revocation of Multiple Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes; Northcentral United States
Document Number: 2017-03515
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend and remove multiple VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways in northcentral United States to reflect and accommodate route changes being made as part of the FAA's Cleveland/Detroit Metroplex Project airspace redesign effort.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2017-03514
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends the legal description of Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface of the Earth at Milwaukee, WI, updating the airport name of Batten International Airport (formerly John H. Batten Airport), Racine, WI. This action also updates the geographic coordinates of General Mitchell International Airport, Milwaukee, WI, to coincide with the FAA's aeronautical database.
Establishment of Class E Airspace, Weed, CA
Document Number: 2017-03513
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Weed Airport, Weed, CA, to support the development of Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations under standard instrument approach and departure procedures at the airport, and for the safety and management of controlled airspace within the National Airspace System.
Amendment of Class E Airspace, Willows, CA
Document Number: 2017-03512
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action to modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Willows-Glenn County Airport, Willows, CA, for the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at the airport. Decommissioning of the Maxwell VHF Omni- directional Range/Tactical Air Navigation (VORTAC) navigation aid and cancellation of associated approaches has made this action necessary. Also, the airport's geographic coordinates are adjusted to match the current FAA aeronautical database.
Proposed Amendment of Class E Airspace; for Haskell, TX
Document Number: 2017-03511
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify Class E airspace extending up to 700 feet above the surface at Haskell Municipal Airport, Haskell, TX. Airspace reconfiguration is necessary due to the decommissioning of the Haskell non-directional radio beacon (NDB), and cancellation of the NDB approach. This action would also update the geographic coordinates of the airport.
Establishment of Class E Airspace; Iron Mountain, MI
Document Number: 2017-03508
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes additional Class E en route domestic airspace around the Iron Mountain VHF omnidirectional range/distance measuring equipment, MI, to facilitate vectoring of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) aircraft under control of Minneapolis Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC). This action enhances the safety and efficiency of IFR operations within the National Airspace System. This action also removes the Federal airways exclusionary language from the regulatory text. Additionally, the correct navigation aid is noted in Class E 700 foot airspace.
Amendment of Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes; Eastern United States
Document Number: 2017-03507
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies area navigation (RNAV) routes Q-39 and Q- 67, in the eastern United States. The modifications provide a more efficient airway design within a portion of the airspace assigned to the Indianapolis Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC).
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-03362
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all The Boeing Company Model 747-8 and 747-8F series airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of damaged vapor seals, block seals, and heat shield seals on the outboard pylons between the engine strut and aft fairing. This AD requires repetitive inspections for heat damage of the vapor seals between the engine strut and aft fairing, and replacement of the seals with new seals if necessary. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-03267
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus Model A318-111, and -112 airplanes; Model A319-111, -112, -113, -114, and -115 airplanes; Model A320-211, -212 and -214 airplanes; and Model A321-111, -112, -211, -212, and -213 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report of a production quality deficiency on the inner retainer installed on link assemblies of the aft engine mount, which could result in failure of the retainer. This AD requires an inspection for, and replacement of, all non-conforming aft engine mount retainers. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-03265
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-27
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2008-13-12 R1 for certain The Boeing Company Model 737-100, -200, -200C, -300, -400, and -500 series airplanes. AD 2008-13-12 R1 required various repetitive inspections for cracking of a certain splice of the fuselage, and other specified and corrective actions if necessary; and provided for an optional preventive modification, which terminated the repetitive inspections. This new AD adds an inspection to determine if the existing frame repair meets all specified requirements; a modification of a certain splice, which terminates the repetitive inspections; reduces certain inspection thresholds and repetitive intervals; and adds post-repair/post-modification inspections. This AD was prompted by reports of additional fatigue cracking of a certain splice of the fuselage and one report of a severed frame, due to susceptibility to widespread fatigue damage (WFD). We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-02-24-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-02-24
United States Rail Service Issues-Performance Data Reporting
Document Number: C1-2017-02492
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03801
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03782
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03732
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing: J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., Schneider National Carriers, Inc., Werner Enterprises, Inc., Knight Transportation, Inc., Dupre Logistics, Inc. and Maveric Transportation, LLC Application for Exemption
Document Number: 2017-03720
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA re-opens the public comment period for the Agency's January 19, 2017, notice announcing the application for exemption from J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. (J.B. Hunt), Schneider National Carriers, Inc. (Schneider), Werner Enterprises, Inc. (Werner), Knight Transportation, Inc. (Knight), Dupre Logistics, Inc. (Dupree), and Maveric Transportation, LLC (Maverick) to allow hair analysis in lieu of urine testing for pre-employment controlled substances testing of commercial driver's license (CDL) holders. On January 23, 2017, the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations' (AFL-CIO) Transportation Trades Department requested a 60-day extension of the comment period. On February 7, 2017, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters requested a 60-day extension of the comment period. The Agency re-opens and extends the deadline for the submission of public comments.
Concrete and Masonry Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2017-03710
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Standard on Concrete and Masonry Construction.
Notice of Availability of Records of Decision for the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Land Acquisition and Airspace Establishment To Support Large-Scale Marine Air Ground Task Force Live-Fire and Maneuver Training at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California
Document Number: 2017-03694
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN) announces the availability of the Records of Decision (RODs) by the DoN and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Land Acquisition and Airspace Establishment to Support Large-Scale Marine Air Ground Task Force Live-Fire and Maneuver Training at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California. The Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment) signed the DoN ROD on February 10, 2017. The BLM California Desert District Manager signed the BLM ROD on February 9, 2017.
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03693
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03692
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
South Dakota; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2017-03691
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of South Dakota (FEMA-4298-DR), dated February 1, 2017, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2017-03690
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-4300-DR), dated February 11, 2017, and related determinations.
Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2017-03689
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Oklahoma; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2017-03688
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA-4299-DR), dated February 10, 2017, and related determinations.
Hoopa Valley Tribe; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2017-03687
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
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.
Tennessee; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-03686
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Tennessee (FEMA-4293-DR), dated December 15, 2016, and related determinations.
Georgia; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-03685
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
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.
Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) Inviting Applications for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Funding Round of the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program)
Document Number: 2017-03684
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This NOFA is issued in connection with the fiscal year (FY) 2016 funding round of the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program). The BEA Program is administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). Through the BEA Program, the CDFI Fund awards formula-based grants to depository institutions that are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for increasing their levels of loans, investments, service activities, and technical assistance within Distressed Communities, and financial assistance to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) through equity investments, equity-like loans, grants, stock purchases, loans, deposits, and other forms of financial and technical assistance, during a specified period.
Judicial Proceedings Since Fiscal Year 2012 Amendments Panel (Judicial Proceedings Panel); Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-03683
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Judicial Proceedings Since Fiscal Year 2012 Amendments Panel (``the Judicial Proceedings Panel'' or ``the Panel''). The meeting is open to the public.
The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things
Document Number: 2017-03682
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
In response to requests for additional time, the Department of Commerce is extending the closing deadline for submitting comments to a request for public comments entitled ``The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things.'' 82 FR 4313 (Jan. 13, 2017). In the request for comment, the Department is seeking broad input from all interested stakeholdersincluding the private industry, researchers, academia, and civil societyon the issues and proposed approach, current initiatives, and next steps laid out in the green paper ``Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things.'' Through this notice, the Department extends the comment period to March 13, 2017.
Georgia; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-03681
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
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.
California; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2017-03680
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of California (FEMA-3381-EM), dated February 14, 2017, and related determinations.
California; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2017-03679
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of California (FEMA-4301-DR), dated February 14, 2017, and related determinations.
New Animal Drugs; Withdrawal of Approval of a New Animal Drug Application
Document Number: 2017-03678
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is withdrawing approval of an abbreviated new animal drug application (ANADA) at the sponsor's request because the product is no longer manufactured or marketed.
New Animal Drugs; Approval of New Animal Drug Applications; Withdrawal of Approval of a New Animal Drug Application; Change of Sponsor; Change of Sponsor's Address
Document Number: 2017-03677
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is amending the animal drug regulations to reflect application-related actions for new animal drug applications (NADAs) and abbreviated new animal drug applications (ANADAs) during September and October 2016. FDA is also informing the public of the availability of summaries of the basis of approval and of environmental review documents, where applicable. The animal drug regulations are also being amended to reflect changes of sponsorship of several applications and a change of a sponsor's address.
Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort
Document Number: 2017-03676
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees from the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000.
Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort
Document Number: 2017-03675
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees from Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in Ventura County, California, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000.