August 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Government-Owned Inventions; Availability for Licensing
Document Number: 2017-18137
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The inventions listed below are owned by an agency of the U.S. Government and are available for licensing to achieve expeditious commercialization of results of federally-funded research and development. Foreign patent applications are filed on selected inventions to extend market coverage for companies and may also be available for licensing.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-18136
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for Permanent Employment Certification, Extension With Nonsubstantive Changes of Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2017-18135
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled ``Application for Permanent Employment Certification.'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).
Airworthiness Directives; Rolls-Royce plc Turbofan Engines
Document Number: 2017-18133
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Rolls-Royce plc (RR) Trent XWB-75, Trent XWB-79, Trent XWB-79B, and Trent XWB-84 turbofan engines. This AD requires inspection of the intermediate-pressure (IP) turbine stage 2 locking plates. This AD was prompted by a report of several IP turbine stage 2 locking plates cracked during module assembly. We are issuing this AD to correct the unsafe condition on these products.
Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-18131
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee. The general function of the committee 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.
Presidential Declaration Amendment of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Nebraska
Document Number: 2017-18130
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of NEBRASKA (FEMA-4325-DR), dated 08/01/2017. Incident: Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds. Incident Period: 06/12/2017 through 06/17/2017.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-18129
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-18128
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Office of the Secretary Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18123
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18122
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18121
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-18120
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-18119
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-18118
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-18117
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public comment.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; West Plains, MO
Document Number: 2017-18115
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at West Plains Regional Airport (formerly West Plains Municipal Airport), West Plains, MO, to accommodate new standard instrument approach procedures for instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport. This action is necessary due to the decommissioning of the Hutton (HUW) VHF omnidirectional range (VOR), and cancellation of the VOR approach. This action enhances the safety and management of IFR operations at the airport. The airport name will also be updated.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Pauls Valley, OK
Document Number: 2017-18114
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending up to 700 feet above the surface at Pauls Valley Municipal Airport, Pauls Valley, OK. Airspace reconfiguration is necessary due to the decommissioning of the Pauls Valley non-directional radio beacon (NDB), and cancellation of the NDB approach. This action enhances the safety and management of standard instrument approach procedures for instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Notice to All Interested Parties of the Termination of the Receivership of 10509-Northern Star Bank, Mankato, Minnesota
Document Number: 2017-18113
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice to All Interested Parties of the Termination of the Receivership of 10506-NBRS Financial, Rising Sun, Maryland
Document Number: 2017-18112
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice to All Interested Parties of the Termination of the Receivership of 10410-Mid City Bank, Inc., Omaha, Nebraska
Document Number: 2017-18111
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice to All Interested Parties of the Termination of the Receivership of 10409-All American Bank, Des Plaines, Illinois
Document Number: 2017-18110
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Oskaloosa, IA
Document Number: 2017-18107
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action modifies Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Oskaloosa Municipal Airport, Oskaloosa, IA, to accommodate new standard instrument approach procedures for instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport. This action is necessary due to the decommissioning of the Oskaloosa non directional radio beacon (NDB), and cancellation of the NDB approach procedure, and enhances the safety and management of IFR operations at the airport.
Proposed Amendment of VOR Federal Airways V-56 and V-209 in the Vicinity of Kewanee, AL
Document Number: 2017-18106
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) Federal airways V-56 and V-209, in the vicinity of Kewanee, AL. This action is necessary due to the planned decommissioning of the Kewanee, AL, VORTAC navigation aid, which provides navigation guidance for segments of the routes. This proposal would provide for the safe and efficient use of navigable airspace within the National Airspace System.
Information Collection; Affirmative Procurement of Biobased Procurements Under Services and Construction Contracts
Document Number: 2017-18105
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) 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 regarding Biobased Procurements.
Air Plan Approval and Air Quality Designation; TN; Redesignation of the Knoxville 2006 24-hour PM2.5
Document Number: 2017-18088
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On December 20, 2016, Tennessee, through the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), submitted a request for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to redesignate the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette, TN fine particulate matter (PM2.5) nonattainment area (hereinafter referred to as the ``Knoxville Area'' or ``Area'') to attainment for the 2006 24-hour PM2.5 national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) and to approve a state implementation plan (SIP) revision containing a maintenance plan and a reasonably available control measures (RACM) determination for the Area. EPA is approving Tennessee's RACM determination for the Knoxville Area and incorporating it into the SIP; approving Tennessee's plan for maintaining the 2006 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS for the Knoxville Area (maintenance plan), including the associated motor vehicle emission budgets (MVEBs) for nitrogen oxides (NOX) and direct PM2.5 for the years 2014 and 2028, and incorporating it into the SIP; and redesignating the Knoxville Area to attainment for the 2006 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS.
Air Plan Approval; Kentucky; Revisions to Jefferson County Emissions Monitoring and Reporting
Document Number: 2017-18087
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On March 22, 2011, and April 20, 2011, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, through the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (KDAQ), submitted revisions to the Kentucky State Implementation Plan (SIP) on behalf of the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District). The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the April 20, 2011, submittal and the portions of the March 22, 2011, submittal concerning changes to the District's stationary source emissions monitoring and reporting requirements because the Commonwealth has demonstrated that these changes are consistent with the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act).
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Maryland; Approval of an Alternative Volatile Organic Compound Emission Standard
Document Number: 2017-18086
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking direct final action to approve a revision to the State of Maryland's state implementation plan (SIP). Maryland requested EPA incorporate by reference into the Maryland SIP a Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) order that establishes an alternative volatile organic compound (VOC) emission standard for National Gypsum Company (NGC) that will ensure that this source remains a minor stationary source of VOCs. EPA is approving the SIP submittal incorporating by reference MDE's order for NGC in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Maryland; Approval of an Alternative Volatile Organic Compound Emission Standard
Document Number: 2017-18085
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes to approve the state implementation plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Maryland. This revision incorporates by reference a Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) order that establishes an alternative volatile organic compound (VOC) emission standard for National Gypsum Company (NGC) to ensure that it remains a minor VOC source. In the Final Rules section of this issue of the Federal Register, EPA is approving Maryland's SIP submittal as a direct final rule without prior proposal because the Agency views this as a noncontroversial submittal and anticipates no adverse comments. If no adverse comments are received in response to this action, no further activity is contemplated. If EPA receives adverse comments, the direct final rule will be withdrawn and all public comments received will be addressed in a subsequent final rule based on this proposed rule. EPA will not institute a second comment period. Any parties interested in commenting on this action should do so at this time.
Loan Guaranty: Loans To Purchase Manufactured Homes; Correction
Document Number: 2017-18037
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
On July 14, 1993, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a final rule in the Federal Register amending its manufactured home loan guaranty regulations to comply with certain provisions of the Veterans' Home Loan Program Improvements and Property Rehabilitation Act of 1987. That document erred in redesignating certain paragraphs in the regulatory provision pertaining to maximum loan amounts and terms. This document corrects that final rule.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Mid-Atlantic Unmanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment
Document Number: 2017-18034
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS partially approves and implements through regulations measures included in the Mid-Atlantic Unmanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment, as adopted by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and approved by NMFS on June 13, 2017. The purpose of this action is to prevent the development of new, and the expansion of existing, commercial fisheries on certain forage species until the Council has adequate opportunity and information to evaluate the potential impacts of forage fish harvest on existing fisheries, fishing communities, and the marine ecosystem. This final rule implements an annual landing limit, possession limits, and permitting and reporting requirements for Atlantic chub mackerel and certain previously unmanaged forage species and species groups caught within Mid-Atlantic Federal waters; allows vessels to transit Mid-Atlantic Federal waters with forage species caught in other areas; and identifies measures that can be revised through a future framework adjustment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Office of Dispute Resolution Procedures for Protests and Contact Disputes
Document Number: 2017-18011
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew a previously approved information collection. The regulations seek factual and legal information from protesters or claimants primarily through written submissions.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Twin Bridges, MT
Document Number: 2017-17988
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 and 1,200 feet above the surface, at Twin Bridges Airport, Twin Bridges, MT, to accommodate new area navigation (RNAV) procedures at the airport. This action would ensure the safety and management of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations within the National Airspace System.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Mason, MI
Document Number: 2017-17886
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends the airspace description of Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet or more above the surface at Mason Jewett Field, Mason, MI, removing the exclusionary language contained in the airspace description referencing Skyway Estates Airport, Eaton Rapids, MI, and to bring the airspace description in compliance with FAA Order 7400.2L, Procedures for Handling Airspace Matters.
Amendment of Class E Airspace; Arkadelphia, AR
Document Number: 2017-17882
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action amends Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Dexter B. Florence Memorial Field Airport, Arkadelphia, AR. This action is necessary due to the decommissioning of the Arkadelphia non-directional radio beacon (NDB) and cancellation of the NDB approach. This action enhances the safety and management of standard instrument approach procedures for instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport. This action also, updates the airport name in the legal description from Arkadelphia Municipal Airport to Dexter B. Florence Memorial Field Airport.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Madras, OR
Document Number: 2017-17878
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Madras Municipal Airport, Madras, OR, amending the airspace for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations within the National Airspace System. The airspace designation was inadvertently removed from FAA Order 7400.9X on June 20, 2014.
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Maryland; Permits, Approvals, and Registrations
Document Number: 2017-17865
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a state implementation plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Maryland. This revision pertains to Maryland's administrative procedures for the issuance, denial, and appeal of permits issued by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). This action is being taken under the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Virginia; Major New Source Review
Document Number: 2017-17862
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving revisions to the Commonwealth of Virginia state implementation plan (SIP). The revisions amend Virginia's major source New Source Review (NSR) regulations to make them consistent with the federal program. EPA is approving these revisions to the Virginia SIP in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; AK: Adoption Updates and Rule Revisions
Document Number: 2017-17861
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving state implementation plan (SIP) revisions submitted by the State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) on September 15, 2016. These revisions primarily update adoptions of Federal regulations in the Alaska SIP. The revisions also strengthen the State of Alaska's (Alaska or State) minor source permitting requirements and remove obsolete source-category specific regulations. In addition, EPA is approving SIP revisions to Alaska's general and transportation conformity regulations submitted by ADEC on March 10, 2016. The EPA is taking action only on the conformity related portions of the March 2016 submittal. The other portions of the submittal are or will be addressed in separate actions.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2017-17616
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act 1974, as amended, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of these firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firm's workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-17591
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 767 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report of cracking of the vertical stiffener in the nose wheel well. This AD requires repetitive inspections of the nose wheel well bulkhead stiffener for any cracking, and corrective actions if necessary. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-17590
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc., Model CL-600-2E25 (Regional Jet Series 1000) airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of failures of the landing gear alternate-extension system. This AD requires replacement of certain nose landing gear and main landing gear electro-mechanical actuators. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Saab AB, Saab Aeronautics (Formerly Known as Saab AB, Saab Aerosystems) Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-17589
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Saab AB, Saab Aeronautics Model 340A (SAAB/SF340A) airplanes. This AD was prompted by the discovery of circuit breakers of unsuitable strength that fail to protect the system from an overcurrent. This AD requires replacing certain circuit breakers. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-17588
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc., Model BD-100-1A10 airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of low clearance in the aft equipment bay between auxiliary power unit (APU) generator power cables and a hydraulic line, which can cause damage to wire insulation. This AD requires an inspection of the APU generator power cables and the adjacent hydraulic line for damage, and repair, if necessary; and modification of the APU generator power cable installation. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-17537
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus Model A310-203, -221, -222, -304, -322, -324, and -325 airplanes. This AD was prompted by an evaluation by the design approval holder indicating that the wing bottom skin at the main landing gear (MLG) reinforcing plate is subject to widespread fatigue damage (WFD). This AD requires a modification of the wing bottom skin at the MLG reinforcing plate. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-17536
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Model A330-200, -200 Freighter, and -300 series airplanes; and Model A340-500 and -600 series airplanes. This AD was prompted by a quality control review on the final assembly line, which determined that the wrong aluminum alloy was used to manufacture several structural parts. This AD requires a one-time eddy current conductivity measurement of certain cabin and cargo compartment structural parts to determine if an incorrect aluminum alloy was used, and replacement of any affected part with a serviceable part. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.