March 3, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-03-03-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-03-03
Sunshine Act Meetings; Unified Carrier Registration Plan Board of Directors
Document Number: 2017-04317
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-04315
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Reviews
Document Number: 2017-04274
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is automatically initiating the five-year reviews (``Sunset Reviews'') of the antidumping and countervailing duty (``AD/ CVD'') order(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (``the Commission'') is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Review which covers the same order(s).
Deletion of Items From Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-04261
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Federal Communications Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order concerning an Application for Review filed by Delta Radio Network regarding the dismissal of a modification application.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-04240
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-04198
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Safety Zone; Columbia River, Sand Island, WA
Document Number: 2017-04196
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Columbia River within a 500-yard radius of the small boat ``Nessy'' while in the area of Sand Island, near Chinook, WA, during Double- Crested Cormorant removal operations being conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services. This rule prohibits all persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River (COTP), or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this rulemaking.
National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-04164
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC). The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, has been established to advise the Chair of the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16.
Notice of Public Meeting, Southwest Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2017-04163
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Southwest Resource Advisory Council (RAC) is scheduled to meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting, North Slope Science Initiative-Science Technical Advisory Panel, Alaska
Document Number: 2017-04162
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the Energy Policy Act, Section 348, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of the Interior, North Slope Science InitiativeScience Technical Advisory Panel will meet as indicated below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; International Early Learning Study (IELS) 2018 Field Test Recruitment
Document Number: 2017-04161
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information collection.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-04159
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2017-04157
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Gray Portland Cement and Cement Clinker From Japan; Scheduling of an Expedited Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2017-04156
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of an expedited review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on gray portland cement and cement clinker from Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
Procurement List; Additions
Document Number: 2017-04154
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Committee for Purchase from People Who Are
This action adds services to the Procurement List that will be provided by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
Information Collection: Southwestern Crown of the Continent Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project
Document Number: 2017-04153
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the proposed new information collection, Southwestern Crown of the Continent Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project.
Joint Meeting of the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-04152
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee. The general function of the committees is to provide advice and recommendations to the Agency on FDA's regulatory issues. The meeting will be open to the public. FDA is establishing a docket for public comment on this document.
Information Collection; Advertised Timber for Sale
Document Number: 2017-04151
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the revision with changes of the currently approved information collection 0596-0066, Advertised Timber for Sale.
Special Local Regulation; Black Warrior River; Tuscaloosa, AL
Document Number: 2017-04150
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation on the Black Warrior River extending the entire width of the channel from mile marker 339.0 to mile marker 341.5 in Tuscaloosa, AL on March 25, 2017, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the Rowing Competition marine event. Our regulation for Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Mobile Zone identifies the regulated area for this rowing event. During the enforcement period, no vessel may transit this regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Black Warrior River; Tuscaloosa, AL
Document Number: 2017-04149
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation on the Black Warrior River extending the entire width of the river from mile marker 338.5 to mile marker 339.5 in Tuscaloosa, AL. The special local regulation is needed to protect the persons participating in the USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championships marine event. This rulemaking restricts transit into, through and within the regulated area unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Mobile.
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board; Regular Meeting
Document Number: 2017-04148
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board (Board).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Passenger and Crew Manifest
Document Number: 2017-04147
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Passenger and Crew Manifest (Advance Passenger Information System). CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Cased Pencils From China; Notice of Commission Determination To Conduct a Full Five-Year Review and Scheduling of a Full Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2017-04146
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of its determination to conduct, and scheduling of, a full review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on cased pencils from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. The Commission has determined to exercise its authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 620 in the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2017-04145
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 620 in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the A season allowance of the 2017 total allowable catch of pollock for Statistical Area 620 in the GOA.
Submission for Review: We Need Important Information About Your Eligibility for Social Security Disability Benefits, RI 98-7
Document Number: 2017-04144
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection request (ICR), We Need Important Information About Your Eligibility for Social Security Disability Benefits, RI 98- 7.
Submission for Review: Application for Deferred or Postponed Retirement: FERS, RI 92-19
Document Number: 2017-04143
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection request (ICR), Application for Deferred or Postponed Retirement: FERS, RI 92-19.
Submission for Review: More Information Needed for the Person Named Below, RI 38-45
Document Number: 2017-04142
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a revised information collection request (ICR), More Information Needed for the Person Named Below, RI 38-45.
Submission for Review: Designation of Beneficiary: Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance, SF 2823
Document Number: 2017-04139
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection request (ICR), Designation of Beneficiary: Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance, SF 2823.
Submission for Review: Report of Medical Examination of Person Electing Survivor Benefits, OPM 1530
Document Number: 2017-04138
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on the revision of a currently approved information collection request (ICR), Report of Medical Examination of Person Electing Survivor Benefits, OPM 1530.
Submission for Review: Designation of Beneficiary: Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), SF 2808
Document Number: 2017-04137
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection request (ICR), Designation of Beneficiary: Civil Service Retirement System, SF 2808.
Submission for Review: Request for Case Review for Enhanced Disability Annuity Benefit, RI 20-123
Document Number: 2017-04136
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection request (ICR), Request for Case Review for Enhanced Disability Annuity Benefit, RI 20-123.
Pricing for the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin
Document Number: 2017-04135
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Mint announces the price of the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin.
Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-04134
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminary determines that the sole remaining mandatory respondent under review does not qualify for a separate rate and is, therefore, considered a part of the People's Republic of China (PRC)-Wide Entity for its exports of subject merchandise exported to the United States during the period of review (POR), June 1, 2015, through May 31, 2016. If these preliminary results are adopted in the final results, the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Railroad Cost of Capital-2016
Document Number: 2017-04133
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board is instituting a proceeding to determine the railroad industry's cost of capital for 2016. The decision solicits comments on the following issues: The railroads' 2016 current cost of debt capital; the railroads' 2016 current cost of preferred equity capital (if any); the railroads' 2016 cost of common equity capital; and the 2016 capital structure mix of the railroad industry on a market value basis. Comments should focus on the various cost of capital components listed above using the same methodology followed in Railroad Cost of Capital2015, EP 558 (Sub-No. 19) (STB served Aug. 5, 2016).
Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products From the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-04132
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing the countervailing duty order on certain biaxial integral geogrid products (geogrids) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Certain Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products From the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-04131
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing the antidumping duty order on certain biaxial integral geogrid products (geogrids) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Phosphor Copper From the Republic of Korea: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Negative Final Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2017-04130
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that phosphor copper from the Republic of Korea (Korea) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). Bongsan Co., Ltd. (Bongsan) is the sole mandatory respondent in this investigation. The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. The final estimated dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Stainless Steel Bar From Spain: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-04129
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar (SSB) from Spain. The period of review (POR) is March 1, 2015, through February 29, 2016. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Gerdau Aceros Especiales Europa, S.L. (Gerdau). The Department preliminarily finds that subject merchandise has been sold in the United States at prices below normal value (NV) during the POR.
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-04128
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cut-to- length carbon-quality steel plate products (CTL plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2015, through January 31, 2016. The Department preliminarily determines that the producers/exporters subject to this review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Galveston, TX
Document Number: 2017-04125
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Galveston Causeway Railroad Vertical Lift Bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), mile 357.2 West of Harvey Locks (WHL), at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. The deviation is necessary to conduct cable lubing and maintenance on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the down position for two four-hour periods, on five consecutive days during day-light hours.
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the New York Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-04124
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a meeting of the New York Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene at 9:00 a.m. (EDT) on Monday, March 20, 2017 and Tuesday, March 21, 2017 in the Auditorium of CUNY School of Law, 2 Court Square, Long Island City, NY 11101. The purpose of the meeting is to hear testimony on whether the policies and practices of the New York Police Department have a disproportionate impact on youth of color. The Committee will also hear testimony regarding the accountability policies governing New York police officers.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Detailed Project Report With Integrated Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the Pier 70 Central Basin Continuing Authorities Program Section 107 Navigation Improvement Project at the Port of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2017-04123
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) San Francisco District announces the availability of a Draft Detailed Project Report with Integrated Environmental Assessment (DPR/EA) and draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for review and comment for the proposed Pier 70 Central Basin Continuing Authorities Program (CAP) Section 107 Navigation Improvement Project in San Francisco, California. Pursuant to 33 CFR 230.11(b) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Procedures for Implementing [the National Environmental Policy Act] NEPA, notice of the availability of this DPR/EA and draft FONSI for review and comment is being provided to agencies, organizations, and the interested public.
Rescission of Social Security Ruling 87-6; Policy Interpretation Ruling; Titles II and XVI: The Role of Prescribed Treatment in the Evaluation of Epilepsy
Document Number: 2017-04122
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with 20 CFR 402.35(b)(1), the Acting Commissioner of Social Security gives notice of the rescission of Social Security Ruling (SSR) 87-6.
2016/2017 Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Annual Product Review: Notice of Availability of Annual Statistics, Acceptance of Public Comments and Withdrawal of Certain Petitions
Document Number: 2017-04121
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is announcing the availability of full 2016 calendar year import statistics relating to competitive need limitations (CNLs) under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program. USTR will accept public comments submitted by March 22, 2017, regarding: (1) Possible de minimis CNL waivers; and (2) possible redesignations of articles currently not eligible for GSP benefits because they previously exceeded the CNL thresholds. USTR also is announcing the withdrawal by the petitioners of certain previously accepted CNL waiver petitions.
National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Partial Deletion of the North Penn Area 6 Superfund Site
Document Number: 2017-04120
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-03
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region III announces the deletion of a portion of the North Penn Area 6 Superfund Site (Site) located in Lansdale Borough, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, from the National Priorities List (NPL). The deletion affects approximately 6.5 acres located at 135 East Hancock Street (the ``Administrative Parcel''). The NPL, promulgated pursuant to section 105 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, as amended, is an appendix of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP). This partial deletion pertains to the soils and groundwater of the Administrative Parcel portion of the Site. The other portions of the Site will remain on the NPL and are not being considered for deletion as part of this action. The EPA and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, through the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP), have determined that all appropriate response actions under CERCLA, other than monitoring and five-year reviews, have been completed. However, the deletion of the Administrative Parcel does not preclude future actions under Superfund.