Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Financing Programs, 50641 [2017-23762]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 210 / Wednesday, November 1, 2017 / Notices statements on the agenda. The Chairperson of the Panel will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Public comment will follow the 10-minute rule. Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of High Energy Physics Advisory Panel Web site: http:// science.energy.gov/hep/hepap/ meetings/. Issued at Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–23767 Filed 10–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Financing Programs Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review; public comment request. AGENCY: The Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on a revision of a currently approved collection of information that DOE is developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a revision and three-year extension of its Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, OMB Control Number 1910–5150. The proposed action will continue the collection of information on the status of financing program activities, expenditures, and results, to ensure that program funds are being used appropriately, effectively and expeditiously. No changes to the collection instrument are being proposed. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the revision of the currently approved 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 pertaining to the approved collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to further enhance the quality, sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Oct 31, 2017 Jkt 244001 utility, and clarity of the information being collected; and (d) ways to further minimize the burden regarding the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Comments regarding this revision to an approved information collection must be received on or before January 2, 2018. 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: Sallie Glaize, EE–5W, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585, Email: Sallie.Glaize@ ee.doe.gov. Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to: James Carlisle, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585, Phone: (202) 287–1724, Fax: (412) 386–5835, Email: Gregory.Davoren@ee.doe.gov. Additional information and reporting guidance concerning the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) is available for review at the following Web site: https:// energy.gov/eere/wipo/articles/energyefficiency-and-conservation-block-grantfinancing-programs-after-grant. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No. 1910–5150; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Financing Programs; (3) Type of Review: Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; (4) Purpose: To collect information on the status of Financing Program activities, expenditures, and results, to ensure that program funds are being used appropriately, effectively and expeditiously; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 108; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 175; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 525; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $21,000. Respondents, total responses, burden hours and the annual cost burden have all been significantly reduced because of the retirement of grants, fewer programs and a lessened burden on reporting and recordkeeping costs. 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Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability, is November 15, 2017. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 210 (Wednesday, November 1, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection for the 
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Financing Programs

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

ACTION: Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review; 
public comment request.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on a 
revision of a currently approved collection of information that DOE is 
developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information 
collection requests a revision and three-year extension of its Energy 
Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, OMB Control Number 
1910-5150.
    The proposed action will continue the collection of information on 
the status of financing program activities, expenditures, and results, 
to ensure that program funds are being used appropriately, effectively 
and expeditiously. No changes to the collection instrument are being 
proposed.
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the revision of the currently 
approved 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 pertaining to the approved collection 
of information, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used; (c) ways to further enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information being collected; and (d) ways to further 
minimize the burden regarding the collection of information on 
respondents, including through the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.

DATES: Comments regarding this revision to an approved information 
collection must be received on or before January 2, 2018. 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: Sallie Glaize, EE-5W, U.S. 
Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585, 
Email: [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to: James Carlisle, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 
Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585, Phone: (202) 287-1724, 
Fax: (412) 386-5835, Email: [email protected].
    Additional information and reporting guidance concerning the Energy 
Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) is available 
for review at the following Web site: https://energy.gov/eere/wipo/articles/energy-efficiency-and-conservation-block-grant-financing-programs-after-grant.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request 
contains: (1) OMB No. 1910-5150; (2) Information Collection Request 
Title: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Financing 
Programs; (3) Type of Review: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection; (4) Purpose: To collect information on the 
status of Financing Program activities, expenditures, and results, to 
ensure that program funds are being used appropriately, effectively and 
expeditiously; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 108; (6) 
Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 175; (7) Annual Estimated 
Number of Burden Hours: 525; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and 
Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $21,000. Respondents, total responses, 
burden hours and the annual cost burden have all been significantly 
reduced because of the retirement of grants, fewer programs and a 
lessened burden on reporting and recordkeeping costs.
    Statutory Authority: Title V, Subtitle E of the Energy Independence 
and Security Act (EISA), Public Law 110-140 as amended (42 U.S.C. 17151 
et seq.).

    Issued in Washington, DC, October 26, 2017.
James Carlisle,
Supervisory Policy Advisor, Weatherization and Intergovernmental 
Program, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2017-23762 Filed 10-31-17; 8:45 am]
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