Safety Zone; Ogdensburg Summer Seaway Festival; Saint Lawrence Seaway, Ogdensburg, NY
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Saint Lawrence River, Ogdensburg, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Saint Lawrence River during the Ogdensburg Seaway Summer Festival fireworks display on July 28, 2017. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Chartered Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) and the CASAC Secondary National Ambient Air Quality Standards Review Panel for Oxides of Nitrogen and Sulfur
The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public teleconference of the Chartered Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) and CASAC Secondary National Ambient Air Quality Standards Review Panel for Oxides of Nitrogen and Sulfur to discuss the CASAC draft review of the EPA's Integrated Science Assessment for Oxides of Nitrogen, Oxides of Sulfur, and Particulate Matter Ecological Criteria (First External Review DraftFebruary 2017).
Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods From July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018
This notice announces the national average value of donated foods or, where applicable, cash in lieu of donated foods, to be provided in school year 2018 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018) for each lunch served by schools participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), and for each lunch and supper served by institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
Open Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance
This notice announces that the Department of the Treasury's Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (``Committee'') will convene a meeting on Thursday, August 17, 2017, in the Cash Room, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting is open to the public, and the site is accessible to individuals with disabilities.
Request for Scientific Views: Draft Updated Aquatic Life Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Aluminum in Freshwater
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of Draft Updated Aquatic Life Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Aluminum in Freshwater for public comment. EPA first released freshwater criteria for aluminum in 1988 to protect aquatic life from harmful effects of aluminum toxicity. EPA is updating its recommended aluminum criteria to reflect the latest science and to provide users the flexibility to develop site-specific criteria based on site-specific water chemistry. The draft document provides a scientific assessment of ecological effects and is not a regulation. Following closure of this 60-day public comment period, EPA will consider the comments, revise the draft document, as appropriate, and then publish a final document that will provide recommendations for states and authorized tribes to establish water quality standards. The recommendations found in this draft document do not replace or supersede EPA's 1988 national recommended criteria for aluminum in ambient water.
Procurement List; Additions and Deletions
This action adds a product and service to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes products and services from the Procurement List previously furnished by such agencies.
Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletions
The Committee is proposing to add a service to the Procurement List that will be furnished by a nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes a product and services previously furnished by such agencies.
Notice of Delivery Area Designation for the Pamunkey Indian Tribe
Notice is hereby given that Indian Health Service (IHS) is establishing the geographic boundaries of the Purchased/Referred Care Delivery Area (PRCDA) (formerly Contract Health Service Delivery Area or CHSDA) for the newly recognized Pamunkey Indian Tribe. The Pamunkey Indian Tribe's PRCDA is to be comprised of Caroline; Hanover; Henrico; King William; King and Queen; and New Kent Counties and the independent city of Richmond in the State of Virginia. The six counties and the one independent city listed are being designated administratively as the PRCDA for the Pamunkey Indian Tribe.
Medicaid Program; State Disproportionate Share Hospital Allotment Reductions
The Affordable Care Act requires aggregate reductions to state Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) allotments annually beginning with fiscal year (FY) 2018. This proposed rule delineates a methodology to implement the annual allotment reductions.
Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs: Announcement of the Extension of Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of Part B Non-Emergency Ground Ambulance Suppliers and Home Health Agencies in Designated Geographic Locations
This document announces the extension of statewide temporary moratoria on the enrollment of new Medicare Part B non-emergency ground ambulance providers and suppliers and Medicare home health agencies, subunits, and branch locations in Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Texas, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, as applicable, to prevent and combat fraud, waste, and abuse. This extension also applies to the enrollment of new non-emergency ground ambulance suppliers and home health agencies, subunits, and branch locations in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program in those states.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Refugee Biographic Data
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Safety Zone; Commencement Bay, Tacoma, WA
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters on the south west side of Commencement Bay. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by vessels navigating at high speed with skiers in tow. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Puget Sound.
National School Lunch, Special Milk, and School Breakfast Programs, National Average Payments/Maximum Reimbursement Rates
This Notice announces the annual adjustments to the ``national average payments,'' the amount of money the Federal Government provides States for lunches, afterschool snacks, and breakfasts served to children participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs; to the ``maximum reimbursement rates,'' the maximum per lunch rate from Federal funds that a State can provide a school food authority for lunches served to children participating in the National School Lunch Program; and to the rate of reimbursement for a half-pint of milk served to non-needy children in a school or institution that participates in the Special Milk Program for Children. The payments and rates are prescribed on an annual basis each July. The annual payments and rates adjustments for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs reflect changes in the Food Away From Home series of the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers. The annual rate adjustment for the Special Milk Program reflects changes in the Producer Price Index for Fluid Milk Products.
Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request: Specimen Resource Locator (National Cancer Institute)
In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 to provide opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will publish periodic summaries of propose projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Child and Adult Care Food Program: National Average Payment Rates, Day Care Home Food Service Payment Rates, and Administrative Reimbursement Rates for Sponsoring Organizations of Day Care Homes for the Period July 1, 2017 Through June 30, 2018
This notice announces the annual adjustments to the national average payment rates for meals and snacks served in child care centers, outside-school-hours care centers, at-risk afterschool care centers, and adult day care centers; the food service payment rates for meals and snacks served in day care homes; and the administrative reimbursement rates for sponsoring organizations of day care homes, to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index. Further adjustments are made to these rates to reflect the higher costs of providing meals in the States of Alaska and Hawaii. The adjustments contained in this notice are made on an annual basis each July, as required by the laws and regulations governing the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
Bayer CropScience LP: Determination of Nonregulated Status of Canola Genetically Engineered for Male Sterility and Glufosinate-Ammonium Resistance
We are advising the public of our determination to extend the nonregulated status of InVigor[supreg] MS8 canola (hereinafter MS8 canola) to Bayer CropSciences LP's (Bayer) canola event MS11 which has been genetically engineered for male sterility and resistance to the herbicide glufosinate-ammonium using the same mechanism of action as Bayer's MS8 canola. Our determination is based on our evaluation of data submitted by Bayer in its petition for a determination of nonregulated status, our analysis of publically available scientific data, and comments received from the public on the petition for nonregulated status and its associated environmental assessment and plant pest risk similarity assessment. This notice also announces the availability of our written determination and finding of no significant impact.
Notice of Open Public Meeting
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission to review and edit drafts of the 2017 Annual Report to Congress. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on the ``the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public meeting to review and edit drafts of the 2017 Annual Report to Congress.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License to Hickies, Inc.; Brooklyn, NY
The Department of the Army hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to Hickies, Inc.; a corporation having its principle place of business at 134 North 4th Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11249, an exclusive license.
Security Zone; Los Angeles Fleet Week, San Pedro, California
The U.S. Coast Guard proposes establishing a security zone in the Port of Los Angeles Main Channel, in support of Los Angeles Fleet Week. This action is necessary to protect the area surrounding the LA World Cruise Center and the high concentration of people attending the event. This proposed rulemaking is necessary to prohibit vessels from entering into, transiting through, or remaining within the designated area unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Los Angeles-Long Beach, or her designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Huntington Beach Airshow, Huntington Beach, California
The U.S. Coast Guard proposes establishing a safety zone offshore of Huntington Beach, CA, in support of the Huntington Beach Airshow. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in the area of the aerobatic zone during the performance. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering into, transiting through, or remaining within the designated area unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Los Angeles-Long Beach, or her designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From Taiwan: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Notice of Amended Final Determination and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order
On July 12, 2017, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) entered its final judgment sustaining the final results of remand redetermination pursuant to court order by the Department of Commerce (Department) pertaining to the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from Taiwan. The Department is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the Department's final determination in the LTFV investigation of OCTG from Taiwan. Pursuant to the CIT's final judgment, both mandatory respondents in the LTFV investigation of OCTG from Taiwan have received weighted-average dumping margins of zero and, therefore, the Department is hereby revoking this order.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates (chlorinated isos) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of review (POR) is June 1, 2015, through May 31, 2016. This administrative review covers three producers/exporters: (1) Heze Huayi Chemical Co. Ltd. (Heze Huayi); (2) Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co. Ltd. (Jiheng); and (3) Juancheng Kangtai Chemical Co. Ltd. (Kangtai). We preliminarily determine that Heze Huayi and Kangtai have demonstrated their eligibility for a separate rate, and have made sales in the United States at prices below normal value (NV). We also preliminarily determine that Jiheng has not demonstrated its eligibility for a separate rate. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; “Other Flatfish” in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for ``other flatfish'' in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2017 ``other flatfish'' total allowable catch (TAC) specified for the BSAI.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on May 17, 2017. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Information Collection
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections.
New Postal Products
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission's consideration concerning negotiated service agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) will hold a meeting via webinar that is open to the public.
Orders Granting Authority To Import and Export Natural Gas, To Import and Export Liquefied Natural Gas, Order To Show Cause, Request for Rehearing and Motion for Leave To Answer, Request To Extend Commencement Date, and Vacating Authorization During June 2017
The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy gives notice that during June 2017, it issued orders granting authority to import and export natural gas, to import and export liquefied natural gas (LNG), Order to Show Cause, Request for Rehearing and Motion for Leave to Answer, Request to Extend Commencement Date, and vacating authority. These orders are summarized in the attached appendix and may be found on the FE Web site at http://energy.gov/fe/ listing-doefe-authorizationsorders-issued-2017. They are also available for inspection and copying in the U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Division of Natural Gas Regulation, Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Docket Room 3E-033, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-9478. The Docket Room is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
Submission for OMB Review; Environmentally Sound Products
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning environmentally sound products. A notice published in the Federal Register at 82 FR 20339 on June 30, 2017. No comments were received.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Alaska Plaice in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Alaska plaice in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2017 Alaska plaice total allowable catch (TAC) specified for the BSAI.
Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold five meetings of its Citizen Science Advisory Panel Action Teams via webinar.
Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities; Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel Advisory Committee
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities will hold a meeting of the Arts and Artifacts International Indemnity Panel.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 160th meeting.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a public scoping meeting via webinar pertaining to Amendment 31 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagics Fishery Management Plan for the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico (FMP). The draft amendment includes options to remove Atlantic cobia from the FMP or establish complementary management of Atlantic cobia.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Federal Firearms License (FFL) RENEWAL Application-ATF F 8 (5310.11) Part 11
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection was previously published in the [Federal Register, on May 25, 2017, allowing for a 60-day comment period].
Special Local Regulations; EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta, Pittsburgh, PA
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for navigable waters of the Allegheny, Ohio, and Monongahela Rivers during the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta. This regulation is needed to provide for the safety of life during the marine event. During the enforcement period, entry into this regulated area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta, Ohio River Miles 90.4-91.5
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation during the Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta on the Ohio River miles 90.4 to 91.5, for all navigable waters of the river. This regulation is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring in the regulated area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Foundation/Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival, Ohio River, Miles 90.2 to 90.7, Wheeling, WV
The Coast Guard will enforce the subject safety zone for the Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Foundation/Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Fireworks on the Ohio River on September 16, 2017 to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the barge-based fireworks display. During the enforcement period, entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Requirements (ICRs) abstracted below have been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describe the nature of the information collection and their expected burdens. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collections of information was published on April 24, 2017 (82 FR 18964).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lewis Creek Channel, Chincoteague, VA
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the SR 175 Bridge, mile 0.0 across the Lewis Creek Channel, at Chincoteague, VA. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to facilitate bridge maintenance work.