Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, 48809 [2017-22801]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 202 / Friday, October 20, 2017 / Notices less than 10,000 tons per year or planned facilities) from February 1 to June 1 to coincide with the industry’s off-season and ease their burden during their busiest time of the year. Respondents that need to file annually will only need to report limited data in Parts 1 and 2 of the form. (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 105; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 1095; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1,516; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: The cost of the burden hours is estimated to be $111,699 (1,516 burden hours times $73.66 per hour). EIA estimates that there are no additional costs to respondents associated with the survey other than the costs associated with the burden hours. Statutory Authority: Section 13(b) of the Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974, Pub. L. 93–275, codified at 15 U.S.C. 772(b) and the DOE Organization Act of 1977, Pub. L. 95–91, codified at 42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq. Issued in Washington, DC, on October 11, 2017. Nanda Srinivasan, Director, Office of Survey Development and Statistical Integration, U.S. Energy Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–22798 Filed 10–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Energy Information Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy. ACTION: Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Extension; notice and request for comments. AGENCY: EIA, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend without changes for three years with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Form EIA–111, Quarterly Electricity Imports and Exports Report. Form EIA–111 collects U.S. electricity import and export data for the purpose of measuring the flow of electricity into and out of the United States from Canada and Mexico. DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before December 19, 2017. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that srobinson on DSKBC5CHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:22 Oct 19, 2017 Jkt 244001 period, contact the person listed in as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Tosha Beckford, U.S. Energy Information Administration, EI–23, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585 or by email to Electricity2018@eia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Tosha Beckford at 202–287– 6597 or by email at Tosha.Beckford@ eia.gov. The draft form and instructions are available at https://www.eia.gov/ survey/#eia-111. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1905–0208; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Quarterly Electricity Imports and Exports Report; (3) Type of Request: Renewal; (4) Purpose: Form EIA–111 collects U.S. electricity import and export data. The data are used to generate accurate estimates of the flow of electricity into and out of the United States. The import and export data are reported by U.S. purchasers, sellers, and transmitters of wholesale electricity, including persons authorized to export electric power from the United States to foreign countries, persons authorized by Presidential Permit to construct, operate, maintain, or connect electric power transmission lines that cross the U.S. international border, and U.S. Balancing Authorities that are interconnected with foreign Balancing Authorities. Such entities report monthly flows of electricity received or delivered across the border, the cost associated with the transactions, and actual and implemented interchange. (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 176; ADDRESSES PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48809 (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 704; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1056; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: The cost of the burden hours is estimated to be $77,785 (1,056 burden hours times $73.66 per hour). EIA estimates that there are no additional costs to respondents associated with the survey other than the costs associated with the burden hours. Statutory Authority: Section 13(b) of the Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974, Pub. L. 93–275, codified as 15 U.S. C. 772(b) and the DOE Organization Act of 1977, P.L. 95–91, codified at 42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 28, 2017. Nanda Srinivasan, Director, Office of Survey Development and Statistical Integration, U. S. Energy Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–22801 Filed 10–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP18–28–000. Applicants: Northwest Pipeline LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Entitlement and OFO Filing to be effective 11/10/2017. Filed Date: 10/11/17. Accession Number: 20171011–5112. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/23/17. Docket Numbers: RP18–29–000. Applicants: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company. Description: Compliance filing 2017 Penalty Revenue Sharing Report. Filed Date: 10/12/17. Accession Number: 20171012–5077. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/24/17. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

 Energy Information Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension

AGENCY: U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of 
Energy.

ACTION: Agency Information Collection Activities: Information 
Collection Extension; notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: EIA, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends 
to extend without changes for three years with the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) Form EIA-111, Quarterly Electricity Imports and 
Exports Report. Form EIA-111 collects U.S. electricity import and 
export data for the purpose of measuring the flow of electricity into 
and out of the United States from Canada and Mexico.

DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be 
received on or before December 19, 2017. If you anticipate difficulty 
in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in 
ADDRESSES as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Tosha Beckford, U.S. Energy 
Information Administration, EI-23, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585 or by email to Electricity2018@eia.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Tosha Beckford at 202-287-6597 or by email at 
Tosha.Beckford@eia.gov. The draft form and instructions are available 
at https://www.eia.gov/survey/#eia-111.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    This information collection request contains:
    (1) OMB No.: 1905-0208;
    (2) Information Collection Request Title: Quarterly Electricity 
Imports and Exports Report;
    (3) Type of Request: Renewal;
    (4) Purpose: Form EIA-111 collects U.S. electricity import and 
export data. The data are used to generate accurate estimates of the 
flow of electricity into and out of the United States. The import and 
export data are reported by U.S. purchasers, sellers, and transmitters 
of wholesale electricity, including persons authorized to export 
electric power from the United States to foreign countries, persons 
authorized by Presidential Permit to construct, operate, maintain, or 
connect electric power transmission lines that cross the U.S. 
international border, and U.S. Balancing Authorities that are 
interconnected with foreign Balancing Authorities. Such entities report 
monthly flows of electricity received or delivered across the border, 
the cost associated with the transactions, and actual and implemented 
interchange.
    (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 176;
    (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 704;
    (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1056;
    (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: The 
cost of the burden hours is estimated to be $77,785 (1,056 burden hours 
times $73.66 per hour). EIA estimates that there are no additional 
costs to respondents associated with the survey other than the costs 
associated with the burden hours.

    Statutory Authority: Section 13(b) of the Federal Energy 
Administration Act of 1974, Pub. L. 93-275, codified as 15 U.S. C. 
772(b) and the DOE Organization Act of 1977, P.L. 95-91, codified at 
42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 28, 2017.
Nanda Srinivasan,
Director, Office of Survey Development and Statistical Integration, U. 
S. Energy Information Administration.
[FR Doc. 2017-22801 Filed 10-19-17; 8:45 am]
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