Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Alternative Affirmative Defense Requirements for Ultra-low Sulfur Diesel
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ``Alternative Affirmative Defense Requirements for Ultra-low Sulfur Diesel'' (EPA ICR No.2364.05, OMB Control No. 2060-0639 to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through May 31, 2017. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Meeting of Good Neighbor Environmental Board
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92- 463, notice is hereby given that the Good Neighbor Environmental Board will hold public teleconference meetings on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 and Thursday, September 7, 2017. The meetings are open to the public.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Oregon Advisory Committee
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 Oregon Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will be held at 1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) Tuesday, August 1, 2017. The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to review a proposal on human trafficking in Oregon.
Safety Zone: San Francisco Independence Day Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay near Aquatic Park in support of the San Francisco Fourth of July Fireworks Display on July 4, 2017. These safety zones are established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
Application for Recertification of Cook Inlet Regional Citizens' Advisory Council
The Coast Guard announces the availability of, and seeks comments on, the application for recertification of the Cook Inlet Regional Citizen's Advisory Council (CIRCAC) for September 1, 2017, through August 31, 2018. Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90), the Coast Guard may certify the CIRCAC on an annual basis. This advisory group monitors the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook Inlet program established by the statute. The Coast Guard may certify an alternative voluntary advisory group in lieu of the CIRCAC. The current certification for the CIRCAC will expire August 31, 2017.
Notification of a Public Teleconference of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis (Commission)
ONDCP announces a meeting by teleconference of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. The purpose of the meeting is to review a draft interim report that will be posted on ONDCP's Commission Web site listed below before the teleconference.
Safety Zone; Southern California Annual Firework Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone.
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the San Diego, CA POPS Fireworks Display on the waters of San Diego Bay, CA on specific evenings from June 30, 2017 to September 3, 2017. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, spectators, official vessels of the events, and general users of the waterway. Our regulation for the Southern California Annual Firework Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone identifies the regulated area for the events. During the enforcement period, no spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of official patrol vessels in the regulated area without the approval of the Captain of the Port, or designated representative.
AREVA, Inc.; Consideration of Approval of Transfer of License
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of an application filed by AREVA, Inc. on April 14, 2017. The application seeks NRC approval of the indirect transfer of Material License SNM-1227; Import License IW009; and Export Licenses XSNM3471, XSNM3551, XSNM3697, XSNM3747, XSOU8833, and XCOM1202, for the Richland, Washington Fuel Manufacturing Facility from AREVA SA, the current parent company of the license holder, to Electricite de France SA (EDF).
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) invites comment on a proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the voluntary Compensation and Salary Surveys (FR 29a, FR 29b; OMB No. 7100-0290). On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) to approve of and assign OMB control numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board. In exercising this delegated authority, the Board is directed to take every reasonable step to solicit comment. In determining whether to approve a collection of information, the Board will consider all comments received from the public and other agencies.
Agency Information Collection Activities: OMB Control Number 1076-0017; Financial Assistance and Social Services
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for ``Financial Assistance and Social Services Program, 25 CFR 20.'' The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0017, which expires June 30, 2017.
Agency Information Collection Activities: OMB Control Number 1076-0176; IDEIA Part B and C Child Count
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) Part B and C Child Count. The information is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0176, which expires June 30, 2017.
Board of Visitors National Defense University; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Board of Visitors National Defense University will take place.
Notice of Proposed Subaward Under a Council-Selected Restoration Component Award
The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) publishes notice of a proposed subaward from the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Restoration Center to The Nature Conservancy (TNC), a nonprofit organization, for the purpose of establishing the Gulf Coast Conservation Corps (GulfCorps) program to support meaningful Gulf of Mexico Habitat Restoration via Conservation Corps Partnerships as approved in the Initial Funded Priority List (FPL).
Extension of the Category 5 Royalty Rate Reduction Qualification for Oklahoma Federal Coal Within a Designated Area of Nine Oklahoma Counties (OKNM 96155)
This Notice announces that Federal coal lands located within the nine Oklahoma Counties of Atoka, Coal, Haskell, Latimer, LeFlore, McIntosh, Muskogee, Pittsburgh, and Sequoyah continue to qualify as a Category 5 royalty rate reduction area (Area) as set forth in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Royalty Rate Reduction Guidelines and BLM Manual 3485, Reports, Royalties, and Records. Analysis by the BLM New Mexico State Office indicates that there have been no significant changes in the coal market for the Area during the last five years. Therefore, the BLM State Director for the New Mexico State Office has decided to extend the qualification of the area for Category 5 royalty rate reductions until December 17, 2019.
Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From Italy: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
The Department of Commerce (Department) determines that imports of finished carbon steel flanges (flanges) from Italy are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The final estimated weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination.'' The period of investigation is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016.
Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
The Department of Commerce (Department) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of finished carbon steel flanges (flanges) from India. The period of investigation is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016.
Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
The Department of Commerce (Department) determines that imports of finished carbon steel flanges (flanges) from India are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The final estimated weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination.'' The period of investigation is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the San Francisco Ferry Terminal Expansion Project, South Basin Improvements Project
NMFS received a request from the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to construction activities as part of a ferry terminal expansion and improvements project. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is announcing our issuance of an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to WETA to incidentally take marine mammals, by Level B harassment only, during the specified activity.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is issuing a public notice of its intent to re-establish a matching program with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of the Treasury. Under this matching program, entitled Taxpayer Address Request (TAR), the IRS will provide information relating to taxpayers' mailing addresses to DOJ for purposes of enabling DOJ to locate debtors to initiate litigation and/ or enforce the collection of debts owed by taxpayers to the United States. This notice is issued in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100-503), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidelines on the Conduct of Matching Programs 54 FR 25818 (June 19, 1989), OMB Bulletin 89-22, ``Instructions on Reporting Computer Matching Programs to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Congress and the Public,'' and OMB Circular No. A-108, ``Federal Agency Responsibilities for Review, Reporting, and Publication under the Privacy Act,'' Revised December 23, 2016.
Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collections. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.
Revisions to Public Inspection File Requirements-Broadcaster Correspondence File and Cable Principal Headend Location
In this document, the Commission announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved, for a period of three years, some of the information collections associated with the Commission's decision, in Report and Order, Revisions to Public Inspection File RequirementsBroadcaster Correspondence File and Cable Principal Headend Location. Specifically, OMB has approved the Commission's decision to eliminate two public inspection file requirements: the requirement that commercial broadcast stations retain in their public inspection file copies of letters and emails from the public; and the requirement that cable operators maintain for public inspection the designation and location of the cable system's principal headend. This document is consistent with the Report and Order, which stated that the Commission would publish a document in the Federal Register announcing OMB approval and the effective date of these rule changes.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
The Science and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Mid- Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) will hold a meeting.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Research Steering Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from seven individuals for an exemption from the prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with a clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition that is likely to cause a loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) to drive in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes
FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions of 135 individuals from its prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. The exemptions enable these individuals with ITDM to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection; Application for Family Unity Benefits
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Information Collection: NRC Form 749, “Manual License Verification Report”
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is titled NRC Form 749, ``Manual License Verification Report.''
Government-Industry Advisory Panel; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
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.
Notice of Roundtable Related to Fraudulent Solicitations
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (``USPTO'') and its Trademark Public Advisory Committee will host a free public roundtable on fraudulent and misleading solicitations that are directed to trademark holders, to further public awareness of the problem, to provide U.S. Government officials with more information about its scope, and to facilitate a discussion among members of the public about how to address the problem.
Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Resistance: Addressing Challenges of Diagnostic Devices; Public Workshop; Request for Comments
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, the Agency, or we) is announcing the following public workshop entitled ``Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Resistance: Addressing Challenges of Diagnostic Devices.'' The purpose of this workshop is to discuss potential scientific and regulatory challenges associated with developing traditional antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) devices and devices that detect antimicrobial resistance markers by molecular or novel diagnostic technologies, and to provide an overview of relevant provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act that may impact the development of such devices. Public input and feedback gained through this workshop will aid in the development of science-based approaches to regulatory decisionmaking regarding traditional and novel AST devices. Further, this workshop will explore opportunities for the efficient development and evaluation of AST devices, which may lead to better patient care and reduce antimicrobial resistance through improved antibiotic stewardship.
Request for Comments Regarding the Administration's Reviews and Report to the President on Trade Agreement Violations and Abuses
Executive Order 13796 of April 29, 2017 (82 FR 20819), requires the United States Trade Representative and the Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Attorney General, and the Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, to conduct comprehensive performance reviews of all bilateral, plurilateral, and multilateral trade agreements and investment agreements to which the United States is a party and all trade relations with countries governed by the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO) with which the United States does not have free trade agreements but with which the United States runs significant trade deficits in goods. The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the Department of Commerce (DoC) are seeking comments that they will consider as part of these performance reviews and in the preparation of the subsequent report to the President.
Program for Enhanced Review Transparency and Communication for Original 351(k) Biologics License Applications in Biosimilar User Fee Act II
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the statement of work for an assessment of the Program for Enhanced Review Transparency and Communication for original biologics license applications (BLAs) (351(k)s) submitted under the Public Health Service Act (hereafter referred to as 351(k) applications) (hereafter referred to as the Program). The Program is part of the FDA performance commitments under the proposed reauthorization of the Biosimilar User Fee Act (BsUFA), which, if enacted into law, will allow FDA to collect user fees for the review of 351(k) applications for fiscal years (FYs) 2018-2022. As part of the FDA performance commitments described in this document, the Program will be evaluated by an independent contractor in an interim and final assessment.
Current Good Manufacturing Practice for Medical Gases; Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of a revised draft guidance for industry entitled ``Current Good Manufacturing Practice for Medical Gases.'' This guidance is intended to assist manufacturers of medical gases in complying with applicable current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) regulations. Compliance with applicable CGMP requirements helps to ensure the safety, identity, strength, quality, and purity of medical gases. Medical gases that are not manufactured, produced, processed, packed, or held according to applicable CGMP requirements can cause serious injury or death. This guidance is expected to reduce the regulatory compliance burden for the medical gas industry by providing clear, up-to-date, detailed recommendations regarding CGMP issues that have been the subject of industry questions.
Ninth RTCA SC-235 Non Rechargeable Lithium Batteries Plenary
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Ninth RTCA SC-235 Non Rechargeable Lithium Batteries Plenary.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Once approved by NARA, records schedules provide mandatory instructions on what happens to records when agencies no longer need them for current Government business. The records schedules authorize agencies to preserve records of continuing value in the National Archives of the United States and to destroy, after a specified period, records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. NARA publishes notice in the Federal Register for records schedules in which agencies propose to destroy records they no longer need to conduct agency business. NARA invites public comments on such records schedules.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of the FAA's regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program Allocation Application
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request(s) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on the collection(s) listed below.
Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NSPS for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration (CISWI) Units (40 CFR Part 60, Subpart CCCC) (Renewal)
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ``NSPS for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration (CISWI) Units (Renewal)'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through June 30, 2017. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on May 3, 2016 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.