Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Small Electric Motors and Electric Motors, 41179 [2017-18408]

Download as PDF 41179 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 167 Wednesday, August 30, 2017 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Part 431 [EERE–2017–BT–TP–0047] Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Small Electric Motors and Electric Motors Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for information; extension of public comment period. AGENCY: On July 31, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a request for information (RFI) pertaining to the test procedures for small electric motors and electric motors. The notice provided an opportunity for submitting written comments, data, and information by August 30, 2017. This document announces an extension of the comment period until September 13, 2017. DATES: The comment period for the RFI, published on July 31, 2017 (82 FR 35468), is extended. DOE will accept written comments, data, and information in response to the RFI received no later than September 13, 2017. SUMMARY: Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: SmallElectricMotors2017TP0047@ ee.doe.gov. Include docket number EERE–2017–BT–TP–0047 in the subject line of the message. Submit electronic comments in WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, PDF, or ASCII file format, and avoid the use of special characters or any form of encryption. • Postal Mail: Appliance and Equipment Standards Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. If mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with PROPOSALS ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Aug 29, 2017 Jkt 241001 possible, please submit all items on a compact disc (CD), in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Appliance and Equipment Standards Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, 950 L’Enfant Plaza SW., 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 287–1445. If possible, please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. No telefacsimilies (faxes) will be accepted. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and additional information on the rulemaking process, see section III of this document. Docket: The docket for this activity, which includes Federal Register notices, comments, and other supporting documents/materials, is available for review at http:// www.regulations.gov. All documents in the docket are listed in the http:// www.regulations.gov index. However, some documents listed in the index, such as those containing information that is exempt from public disclosure, may not be publicly available. The docket Web page can be found at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docket Detail;D=EERE-2017-BT-TP-0047. The docket Web page will contain simple instructions on how to access all documents, including public comments, in the docket. See section III for information on how to submit comments through http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeremy Dommu, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program, EE–5B 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 586–9870. Email: ApplianceStandardsQuestions@ ee.doe.gov. Mary Greene, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, GC–33, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 586–1817. Email: mary.greene@hq.doe.gov. 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(NEMA, No. 6, at p. 1) DOE believes that extending the comment period to allow additional time for interested parties to submit comments is appropriate. Therefore, DOE is extending the comment period until September 13, 2017 to provide interested parties additional time to prepare and submit comments. Accordingly, DOE will consider any comments received by September 13, 2017 to be timely submitted. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Issued in Washington, DC, on August 23, 2017. Kathleen B. Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. [FR Doc. 2017–18408 Filed 8–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 39 [Docket No. FAA–2017–0807; Product Identifier 2017–NM–080–AD] RIN 2120–AA64 Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 82 , No. 167 / Wednesday, August 30, 2017 / 
Proposed Rules

[[Page 41179]]



DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

10 CFR Part 431

[EERE-2017-BT-TP-0047]


Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Small Electric 
Motors and Electric Motors

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

ACTION: Request for information; extension of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: On July 31, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 
published a request for information (RFI) pertaining to the test 
procedures for small electric motors and electric motors. The notice 
provided an opportunity for submitting written comments, data, and 
information by August 30, 2017. This document announces an extension of 
the comment period until September 13, 2017.

DATES: The comment period for the RFI, published on July 31, 2017 (82 
FR 35468), is extended. DOE will accept written comments, data, and 
information in response to the RFI received no later than September 13, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments by any 
of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: SmallElectricMotors2017TP0047@ee.doe.gov. Include 
docket number EERE-2017-BT-TP-0047 in the subject line of the message. 
Submit electronic comments in WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, PDF, or 
ASCII file format, and avoid the use of special characters or any form 
of encryption.
     Postal Mail: Appliance and Equipment Standards Program, 
U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE-
5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121. If 
possible, please submit all items on a compact disc (CD), in which case 
it is not necessary to include printed copies.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Appliance and Equipment Standards 
Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, 950 
L'Enfant Plaza SW., 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 
287-1445. If possible, please submit all items on a CD, in which case 
it is not necessary to include printed copies.
    No telefacsimilies (faxes) will be accepted. For detailed 
instructions on submitting comments and additional information on the 
rulemaking process, see section III of this document.
    Docket: The docket for this activity, which includes Federal 
Register notices, comments, and other supporting documents/materials, 
is available for review at http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in 
the docket are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index. However, 
some documents listed in the index, such as those containing 
information that is exempt from public disclosure, may not be publicly 
available.
    The docket Web page can be found at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=EERE-2017-BT-TP-0047. The docket Web page will contain 
simple instructions on how to access all documents, including public 
comments, in the docket. See section III for information on how to 
submit comments through http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeremy Dommu, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building 
Technologies Program, EE-5B 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, 
DC 20585-0121. Telephone: (202) 586-9870. Email: 
ApplianceStandardsQuestions@ee.doe.gov.
    Mary Greene, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General 
Counsel, GC-33, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-
0121. Telephone: (202) 586-1817. Email: mary.greene@hq.doe.gov.
    For further information on how to submit a comment, review other 
public comments and the docket, contact the Appliance and Equipment 
Standards Program staff at (202) 287-1445 or by email: 
ApplianceStandardsQuestions@ee.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOE published a RFI pertaining to the test 
procedure for small electric motors and electric motors on July 31, 
2017. 82 FR 35468. The RFI initiated a data collection process to 
consider whether to amend DOE's test procedures for small electric 
motors and electric motors, and whether new test procedures are needed 
for motors beyond those subject to the existing Federal test 
procedures. DOE requested written comment, data, and information 
pertaining to these test procedures by August 30, 2017.
    The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), an 
interested party in the matter, requested a two-week extension of the 
public comment period for the RFI published in the Federal Register on 
August 17, 2017. (NEMA, No. 6, at p. 1)
    DOE believes that extending the comment period to allow additional 
time for interested parties to submit comments is appropriate. 
Therefore, DOE is extending the comment period until September 13, 2017 
to provide interested parties additional time to prepare and submit 
comments. Accordingly, DOE will consider any comments received by 
September 13, 2017 to be timely submitted.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 23, 2017.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2017-18408 Filed 8-29-17; 8:45 am]
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