Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Dedicated-Purpose Pool Pump Motors; Notice of Public Meeting, 30845-30846 [2017-13928]

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ACTION: Notice of public meeting and webinar. AGENCY: On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy (‘‘DOE’’) published in the Federal Register a direct final rule to establish new energy conservation standards for dedicated purpose pool pumps. These standards did not directly address the efficiency of the motors used in dedicated-purpose pool pumps, particularly in replacement applications. Interested stakeholders have encouraged DOE to initiate a working group to specifically address dedicated-purpose pool pump motors that can be used in replacement applications. Therefore, DOE is announcing a public meeting to gather data and information that could lead to the consideration of energy conservation standards for dedicated-purpose pool pump (DPPPs) motors. The meeting will be held on August 10, 2017. DATES: DOE will hold a public meeting on August 10, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Washington, DC. The meeting will also be broadcast as a webinar. See the ‘‘Public Participation’’ section of this notice for webinar registration information, participant instructions, and information about the capabilities available to webinar participants. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8E–089, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Please see the, ‘‘Public Participation’’ section of this notice for additional information on attending the public meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeremy Dommu, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121, (202) 586–9870. Email: ApplianceStandardsQuestions@ ee.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 26, 2017, DOE published in the Federal Register a notice confirming the effective date and compliance date of new energy conservation standards for SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30845 dedicated purpose pool pumps (82 FR 24218). These standards were established through a direct final rule published in the Federal Register on January 18, 2017 (82 FR 5650) and directly reflect the unanimous consensus of a negotiated rulemaking working group for DPPPs (‘‘the DPPP Working Group’’). In comments submitted in response to this direct final rule, four parties commented that they hesitated to support or stated they did not support the direct final rule, despite their participation in the DPPP Working Group and unanimous consensus, because the direct final rule did not address replacement motors that could be used in dedicated-purpose pool pumps. Two parties further encouraged DOE to initiate a working group to specifically address energy conservation standards for dedicated-purpose pool pump motors. (All comments are available for public viewing at https:// www.regulations.gov/docket?D=EERE2014-BT-STD-0048.) DOE plans to hold this public meeting to gather data and information that could lead to the consideration of energy conservation standards for dedicated-purpose pool pump motors and to consider the formation of a working group on dedicated-purpose pool pump motors. Public Participation Attendance at Public Meeting The time, date and location of the public meeting are listed in the DATES and ADDRESSES sections at the beginning of this document. If you plan to attend the public meeting, please notify the Appliance and Equipment Standards staff at (202) 586–6636 or Appliance_ Standards_Public_Meetings@ee.doe.gov. Please note that foreign nationals visiting DOE Headquarters are subject to advance security screening procedures which require advance notice prior to attendance at the public meeting. If a foreign national wishes to participate in the public meeting, please inform DOE of this fact as soon as possible by contacting Ms. Regina Washington at (202) 586–1214 or by email: Regina.Washington@ee.doe.gov so that the necessary procedures can be completed. DOE requires visitors to have laptops and other devices, such as tablets, checked upon entry into the building. Any person wishing to bring these devices into the Forrestal Building will be required to obtain a property pass. Visitors should avoid bringing these devices, or allow an extra 45 minutes to check in. Please report to the visitor’s desk to have devices checked before proceeding through security. E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1 30846 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 126 / Monday, July 3, 2017 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Due to the REAL ID Act implemented by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), there have been recent changes regarding ID requirements for individuals wishing to enter Federal buildings from specific States and U.S. territories. DHS maintains an updated Web site identifying the State and territory driver’s licenses that currently are acceptable for entry into DOE facilities at https://www.dhs.gov/real-idenforcement-brief. A driver’s license from a State or territory identified as not compliant by DHS will not be accepted for building entry and one of the alternate forms of ID listed below will be required. Acceptable alternate forms of Photo-ID include U.S. Passport or Passport Card; an Enhanced Driver’s License or Enhanced ID-Card issued by States and territories as identified on the DHS Web site (Enhanced licenses issued by these States and territories are clearly marked Enhanced or Enhanced Driver’s License); a military ID or other Federal government-issued Photo-ID card. In addition, you can attend the public meeting via webinar. Webinar registration information, participant instructions, and information about the capabilities available to webinar participants will be published on DOE’s Web site: https://www1.eere.energy.gov/ buildings/appliance_standards/ standards.aspx?productid=6. Participants are responsible for ensuring their systems are compatible with the webinar software. Procedure for Submitting Prepared General Statements for Distribution Any person who has plans to present a prepared general statement may request that copies of his or her statement be made available at the public meeting. Such persons may submit requests, along with an advance electronic copy of their statement in PDF (preferred), Microsoft Word or Excel, WordPerfect, or text (ASCII) file format, to the appropriate address shown in the ADDRESSES section at the beginning of this notice. The request and advance copy of statements must be received at least one week before the public meeting and may be emailed, hand-delivered, or sent by mail. DOE prefers to receive requests and advance copies via email. Please include a telephone number to enable DOE staff to make a follow-up contact, if needed. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:53 Jun 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 Conduct of Public Meeting DOE will designate a DOE official to preside at the public meeting and may also use a professional facilitator to aid discussion. The meeting will not be a judicial or evidentiary-type public hearing, but DOE will conduct it in accordance with section 336 of EPCA (42 U.S.C. 6306). A court reporter will be present to record the proceedings and prepare a transcript. DOE reserves the right to schedule the order of presentations and to establish the procedures governing the conduct of the public meeting. The public meeting will be conducted in an informal, conference style. DOE will present summaries of comments received before the public meeting, allow time for prepared general statements by participants, and encourage all interested parties to share their views. Each participant will be allowed to make a general statement (within time limits determined by DOE), before the discussion of specific topics. DOE will permit, as time permits, other participants to comment briefly on any general statements. At the end of all prepared statements on a topic, DOE will permit participants to clarify their statements briefly and comment on statements made by others. Participants should be prepared to answer questions by DOE and by other participants concerning these issues. DOE representatives may also ask questions of participants concerning other relevant matters. The official conducting the public meeting will accept additional comments or questions from those attending, as time permits. The presiding official will announce any further procedural rules or modification of the above procedures that may be needed for the proper conduct of the public meeting. A transcript of the public meeting will be included on DOE’s Web site: https:// www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/ appliance_standards/ standards.aspx?productid=6. In addition, any person may buy a copy of the transcript from the transcribing reporter. PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issued in Washington, DC, on June 23, 2017. Kathleen B. Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. [FR Doc. 2017–13928 Filed 6–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CD17–14–000] Three Sisters Irrigation District; Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene On June 22, 2017, Three Sisters Irrigation District filed a notice of intent to construct a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, pursuant to section 30 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as amended by section 4 of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 (HREA). The proposed McKenzie Reservoir Hydroelectric Facility Project would have an installed capacity of 300 kilowatts (kW), and would be located on the proposed 5.5miles-long irrigation pipeline. The project would be located in the town of Sisters, Deschutes County, Oregon. Applicant Contact: Marc Thalacker, P.O. Box 2230, Sisters, OR 97759, Phone No. (541) 549–8815. FERC Contact: Robert Bell, Phone No. (202) 502–6062, email: robert.bell@ ferc.gov. Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed project would consist of: (1) A new powerhouse, at the end of the proposed 42-inch-diameter irrigation pipe; (2) one new turbine/generating unit with a total installed capacity of 300 kW; (3) a short tailrace emptying into McKenzie Reservoir, from which irrigation channels provide water to nearby farms; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an annual generation capacity of 1,300,000 kWh. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 126 (Monday, July 3, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30845-30846]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-13928]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

[EERE-2017-BT-STD-0048]


Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for 
Dedicated-Purpose Pool Pump Motors; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting and webinar.

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SUMMARY: On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy (``DOE'') 
published in the Federal Register a direct final rule to establish new 
energy conservation standards for dedicated purpose pool pumps. These 
standards did not directly address the efficiency of the motors used in 
dedicated-purpose pool pumps, particularly in replacement applications. 
Interested stakeholders have encouraged DOE to initiate a working group 
to specifically address dedicated-purpose pool pump motors that can be 
used in replacement applications. Therefore, DOE is announcing a public 
meeting to gather data and information that could lead to the 
consideration of energy conservation standards for dedicated-purpose 
pool pump (DPPPs) motors. The meeting will be held on August 10, 2017.

DATES: DOE will hold a public meeting on August 10, 2017 from 10 a.m. 
to 3 p.m., in Washington, DC. The meeting will also be broadcast as a 
webinar. See the ``Public Participation'' section of this notice for 
webinar registration information, participant instructions, and 
information about the capabilities available to webinar participants.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of 
Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8E-089, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585-0121. Please see the, ``Public Participation'' 
section of this notice for additional information on attending the 
public meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeremy Dommu, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Building Technologies Program, EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue 
SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121, (202) 586-9870. Email: 
ApplianceStandardsQuestions@ee.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 26, 2017, DOE published in the 
Federal Register a notice confirming the effective date and compliance 
date of new energy conservation standards for dedicated purpose pool 
pumps (82 FR 24218). These standards were established through a direct 
final rule published in the Federal Register on January 18, 2017 (82 FR 
5650) and directly reflect the unanimous consensus of a negotiated 
rulemaking working group for DPPPs (``the DPPP Working Group''). In 
comments submitted in response to this direct final rule, four parties 
commented that they hesitated to support or stated they did not support 
the direct final rule, despite their participation in the DPPP Working 
Group and unanimous consensus, because the direct final rule did not 
address replacement motors that could be used in dedicated-purpose pool 
pumps. Two parties further encouraged DOE to initiate a working group 
to specifically address energy conservation standards for dedicated-
purpose pool pump motors. (All comments are available for public 
viewing at https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=EERE-2014-BT-STD-0048.) 
DOE plans to hold this public meeting to gather data and information 
that could lead to the consideration of energy conservation standards 
for dedicated-purpose pool pump motors and to consider the formation of 
a working group on dedicated-purpose pool pump motors.

Public Participation

Attendance at Public Meeting

    The time, date and location of the public meeting are listed in the 
DATES and ADDRESSES sections at the beginning of this document. If you 
plan to attend the public meeting, please notify the Appliance and 
Equipment Standards staff at (202) 586-6636 or 
Appliance_Standards_Public_Meetings@ee.doe.gov.
    Please note that foreign nationals visiting DOE Headquarters are 
subject to advance security screening procedures which require advance 
notice prior to attendance at the public meeting. If a foreign national 
wishes to participate in the public meeting, please inform DOE of this 
fact as soon as possible by contacting Ms. Regina Washington at (202) 
586-1214 or by email: Regina.Washington@ee.doe.gov so that the 
necessary procedures can be completed.
    DOE requires visitors to have laptops and other devices, such as 
tablets, checked upon entry into the building. Any person wishing to 
bring these devices into the Forrestal Building will be required to 
obtain a property pass. Visitors should avoid bringing these devices, 
or allow an extra 45 minutes to check in. Please report to the 
visitor's desk to have devices checked before proceeding through 
security.

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    Due to the REAL ID Act implemented by the Department of Homeland 
Security (DHS), there have been recent changes regarding ID 
requirements for individuals wishing to enter Federal buildings from 
specific States and U.S. territories. DHS maintains an updated Web site 
identifying the State and territory driver's licenses that currently 
are acceptable for entry into DOE facilities at https://www.dhs.gov/real-id-enforcement-brief. A driver's license from a State or territory 
identified as not compliant by DHS will not be accepted for building 
entry and one of the alternate forms of ID listed below will be 
required. Acceptable alternate forms of Photo-ID include U.S. Passport 
or Passport Card; an Enhanced Driver's License or Enhanced ID-Card 
issued by States and territories as identified on the DHS Web site 
(Enhanced licenses issued by these States and territories are clearly 
marked Enhanced or Enhanced Driver's License); a military ID or other 
Federal government-issued Photo-ID card.
    In addition, you can attend the public meeting via webinar. Webinar 
registration information, participant instructions, and information 
about the capabilities available to webinar participants will be 
published on DOE's Web site: https://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards/standards.aspx?productid=6. Participants are 
responsible for ensuring their systems are compatible with the webinar 
software.

Procedure for Submitting Prepared General Statements for Distribution

    Any person who has plans to present a prepared general statement 
may request that copies of his or her statement be made available at 
the public meeting. Such persons may submit requests, along with an 
advance electronic copy of their statement in PDF (preferred), 
Microsoft Word or Excel, WordPerfect, or text (ASCII) file format, to 
the appropriate address shown in the ADDRESSES section at the beginning 
of this notice. The request and advance copy of statements must be 
received at least one week before the public meeting and may be 
emailed, hand-delivered, or sent by mail. DOE prefers to receive 
requests and advance copies via email. Please include a telephone 
number to enable DOE staff to make a follow-up contact, if needed.

Conduct of Public Meeting

    DOE will designate a DOE official to preside at the public meeting 
and may also use a professional facilitator to aid discussion. The 
meeting will not be a judicial or evidentiary-type public hearing, but 
DOE will conduct it in accordance with section 336 of EPCA (42 U.S.C. 
6306). A court reporter will be present to record the proceedings and 
prepare a transcript. DOE reserves the right to schedule the order of 
presentations and to establish the procedures governing the conduct of 
the public meeting.
    The public meeting will be conducted in an informal, conference 
style. DOE will present summaries of comments received before the 
public meeting, allow time for prepared general statements by 
participants, and encourage all interested parties to share their 
views. Each participant will be allowed to make a general statement 
(within time limits determined by DOE), before the discussion of 
specific topics. DOE will permit, as time permits, other participants 
to comment briefly on any general statements.
    At the end of all prepared statements on a topic, DOE will permit 
participants to clarify their statements briefly and comment on 
statements made by others. Participants should be prepared to answer 
questions by DOE and by other participants concerning these issues. DOE 
representatives may also ask questions of participants concerning other 
relevant matters. The official conducting the public meeting will 
accept additional comments or questions from those attending, as time 
permits. The presiding official will announce any further procedural 
rules or modification of the above procedures that may be needed for 
the proper conduct of the public meeting.
    A transcript of the public meeting will be included on DOE's Web 
site: https://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards/standards.aspx?productid=6. In addition, any person may buy a copy of 
the transcript from the transcribing reporter.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on June 23, 2017.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2017-13928 Filed 6-30-17; 8:45 am]
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