November 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-11-30-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-11-30
Coordination of Protection Systems for Performance During Faults and Specific Training for Personnel Reliability Standards
Document Number: C1-2017-25586
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2017-25967
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-25961
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Boundary Modification to Colorado Roadless Area Boundary, Rio Grande National Forest
Document Number: 2017-25874
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Forest Service proposes to modify the Wightman Fork to Lookout Roadless Area boundary on the Rio Grande National Forest to include parcels of non-federal land and remove federal land for the Summitville Interchange land exchange. The Chief of the Forest Service proposes to modify this boundary after a 90-day public comment period.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Neighborhood Environmental Survey
Document Number: 2017-25844
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
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 an information collection. The purpose of this research is to conduct a nation-wide survey to update the scientific evidence of the relationship between aircraft noise exposure and its effects on communities around airports.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Extension Without Change of a Currently Approved Information Collection: Pilots Convicted of Alcohol or Drug Related Motor Vehicle Offenses or Subject to State Motor Vehicle Administrative Procedures
Document Number: 2017-25843
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
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 extend an information collection. Pilots who have been involved in a drug or alcohol related motor vehicle action are required to send specific information to the FAA . The information to be collected will be used to and/or is necessary for the FAA to ensure the safety of the National Airspace System with regard to those airmen.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Laser Operations in the Navigable Airspace (Advisory Circular (AC), Outdoor Laser Operations Previously Mistitled Notice of Proposed Outdoor Laser Operations
Document Number: 2017-25841
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
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 reinstate a previously approved information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 31, 2017. In that the notice the collection was mistitled: ``Laser Operations in the Navigable Airspace (Advisory Circular (AC), Outdoor Laser Operations.'' We received no comments. In order for the FAA to ensure safety it proposes to collect information from potential outdoor laser operators. The FAA will review the proposed laser activity against air traffic operations and verify that the laser operation will not interfere with air traffic operations.
Open Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance
Document Number: 2017-25840
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury
This notice announces that the Department of the Treasury's Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (``Committee'') will convene a meeting on Wednesday, December 6, 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.
Notice of Intent To Rule on Change in Use of Aeronautical Property at Laurinburg-Maxton Airport, Maxton, NC
Document Number: 2017-25839
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is requesting public comment on a request by the Laurinburg-Maxton Airport Commission, on behalf of the airport Sponsor (the City of Laurinburg and the Town of Maxton), to change a portion of airport property from aeronautical to non-aeronautical use at the Laurinburg-Maxton Airport. The request consists of release of approximately 29.10 acres to Scotland County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) to be used for future economic development.
Notice of Intent To Collect Fees at the Guffey Gorge Day-Use Area in Park County, Colorado
Document Number: 2017-25836
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to applicable provisions of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA), the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Royal Gorge Field Office is proposing to begin collecting fees for a Standard Amenity Day-Use Site in the Guffey Gorge Day-Use Area, east of Guffey, within Park County, Colorado. In the 2015 Guffey Gorge Management Plan, the BLM designated Guffey Gorge Day-Use Area as a Special Area, where resources require intensive management and control measures for their protection, and a permit system to achieve management objectives.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Utah Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2017-25835
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Implementation Study
Document Number: 2017-25833
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents is properly assessed. Currently, DOL is soliciting comments concerning the collection of site visit data for a study of the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). A copy of the proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addressee section of this notice.
Boscalid; Pesticide Tolerance
Document Number: 2017-25832
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes a tolerance for residues of boscalid in or on vegetable, legume, edible-podded subgroup 6A. BASF Corporation requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Pesticide Emergency Exemptions; Agency Decisions and State and Federal Agency Crisis Declarations
Document Number: 2017-25831
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA has granted or denied emergency exemptions under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) for use of pesticides as listed in this notice. The exemptions or denials were granted during the period April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017 to control unforeseen pest outbreaks.
Nitrapyrin; Pesticide Tolerances
Document Number: 2017-25829
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of nitrapyrin in or on almond hulls and the tree nut group 14-12. Dow AgroSciences requested these tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Notice of Denial of Petitions for Rulemaking To Change the RFS Point of Obligation
Document Number: 2017-25827
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing notice of its denial of several petitions requesting that EPA initiate a rulemaking process to reconsider or change 40 CFR 80.1406, which identifies refiners and importers of gasoline and diesel fuel as the entities responsible for complying with the annual percentage standards adopted under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.
TSCA Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements; Standards for Small Manufacturers and Processors; Final Determination
Document Number: 2017-25822
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
On December 15, 2016, EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register requesting public comment on whether revision to the current size standards for small manufacturers and processors, which are used in connection with reporting regulations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) section 8(a), is warranted. This document describes EPA's final determination that revision to the current size standards is warranted.
System Safety Program
Document Number: 2017-25821
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
On August 12, 2016, FRA published a final rule requiring commuter and intercity passenger railroads to develop and implement a system safety program (SSP) to improve the safety of their operations. On February 10, 2017, FRA stayed the SSP final rule's requirements until March 21, 2017, and extended the stay until May 22, 2017, June 5, 2017, and then December 4, 2017. FRA is issuing this final rule to extend that stay until December 4, 2018.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25820
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Notice of Request for Comment on the Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2017 and Three-Year Plan
Document Number: 2017-25819
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Performance Review Board; Correction
Document Number: 2017-25818
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Department of Housing and Urban Development published a notice on November 21, 2017, listing individuals appointed to serve on two Performance Review Boards. Today's notice corrects the November 21, 2017, notice by substituting Jereon M. Brown for Tawanna Preston on the senior executive Performance Review Board. For the convenience of the public, the Department is republishing the corrected notice.
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received
Document Number: 2017-25817
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (the program), as required by the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of Health and Human Services is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Preexisting Subscription Services and Satellite Digital Audio Radio Services
Document Number: 2017-25816
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges publish their ruling on regulatory interpretation that was referred to them by the United States District Court for the District Of Columbia. The regulation at issue is about gross revenue exclusions that a satellite digital audio radio service may use when calculating royalty payments owed to SoundExchange, a collective for copyright owners, for digital transmissions of sound recordings pursuant to a statutory license. The Judges find that Sirius XM properly interpreted the regulation to apply to pre-'72 sound recordings and that it improperly excluded certain revenues from its Gross Revenues royalty base.
Request for Public Comment: 30-Day Notice for Extension of Fast Track Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery: IHS Customer Service Satisfaction and Similar Surveys
Document Number: 2017-25815
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Indian Health Service (IHS) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for an extension of a previously approved collection of information titled, ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery: IHS Customer Service Satisfaction and Similar Surveys'' (OMB Control Number 0917-0036), which expires July 30, 2018. This proposed information collection project was recently published in the Federal Register on September 27, 2017, and allowed 60 days for public comment. The IHS received no comments regarding this collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment to be submitted directly to OMB. A copy of the supporting statement is available at www.regulations.gov (see Docket ID IHS_FRDOC_001).
Request for Public Comment: 60 Day Proposed Information Collection: Indian Health Service Information Security Ticketing and Incident Reporting
Document Number: 2017-25814
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, which requires 60 days for public comment on proposed information collection projects, the Indian Health Service (IHS) invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on the information collection Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 0917-XXXX, titled, Information Security Ticketing and Incident Reporting. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment to be submitted directly to OMB. A copy of the draft supporting statement is available at www.regulations.gov (see Docket ID IHS_FRDOC_001).
Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of North Carolina
Document Number: 2017-25813
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of North Carolina dated 11/21/2017. Incident: Flooding and Heavy Winds. Incident Period: 10/23/2017.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25812
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Assumption Approval and/or Release From Personal Liability to the Government on a Home Loan
Document Number: 2017-25811
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Veteran/Servicemember's Supplemental Application for Assistance in Acquiring Specially Adapted Housing
Document Number: 2017-25810
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for United States Flag for Burial Purposes
Document Number: 2017-25809
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity under OMB Review: Supporting Statement Regarding Marriage
Document Number: 2017-25808
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance
Document Number: 2017-25807
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed reinstatement of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed from veterans to apply for Service Disabled Veterans Insurance, to designate a beneficiary and to select an optional settlement.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2017-25806
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company
Document Number: 2017-25805
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25804
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
National Small Business Development Centers Advisory Board
Document Number: 2017-25803
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The SBA is issuing this notice to announce the location, date, time and agenda for December meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee for the Small Business Development Centers Program. The meeting will be open to the public; however, advance notice of attendance is required.
Pacific Island Pelagic Fisheries; 2017 Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Bigeye Tuna Fishery; Closure
Document Number: 2017-25801
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is closing the U.S. pelagic longline fishery for bigeye tuna in the western and central Pacific Ocean because the fishery will reach the 2017 allocation limit for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). This action is necessary to comply with regulations managing this fish stock.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area; Cost Recovery Programs
Document Number: 2017-25800
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS publishes standard prices and fee percentages for cost recovery for the Amendment 80 Program, the American Fisheries Act (AFA) Program, the Aleutian Islands Pollock (AIP) Program, and the Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) groundfish and halibut Programs. The fee percentage for 2017 is 0.71 percent for the Amendment 80 Program, 0.19 percent for the AFA inshore cooperatives, 0.21 percent for the AFA catcher/processor sector, 0.22 percent for the AFA mothership cooperative, 0 percent for the AIP program, and 0.55 percent for the CDQ groundfish and halibut Programs. This action is intended to provide the 2017 standard prices and fee percentages to calculate the required payment for cost recovery fees due by December 31, 2017.
Child Nutrition Programs: Flexibilities for Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium Requirements
Document Number: 2017-25799
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
This interim final rule extends through school year 2018-2019 three menu planning flexibilities currently available to many Child Nutrition Program operators, giving them near-term certainty about Program requirements and more local control to serve nutritious and appealing meals to millions of children nationwide. These flexibilities include: Providing operators the option to offer flavored, low-fat (1 percent fat) milk in the Child Nutrition Programs; extending the State agencies' option to allow individual school food authorities to include grains that are not whole grain-rich in the weekly menu offered under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP); and retaining Sodium Target 1 in the NSLP and SBP. This interim final rule addresses significant challenges faced by local operators regarding milk, whole grains and sodium requirements and their impact on food development and reformulation, menu planning, and school food service procurement and contract decisions. The comments from the public on the long-term availability of these three flexibilities will help inform the development of a final rule, which is expected to be published in fall 2018 and implemented in school year 2019-2020.
Request for Comments Regarding the Administration's Action Following a Determination of Import Injury With Regard to Large Residential Washers
Document Number: 2017-25797
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has determined that large residential washers are being imported into the United States in such increased quantities as to be a substantial cause of serious injury to the domestic industry producing an article that is like or directly competitive with the imported articles. The Commissioners who voted in the affirmative are now conducting a process to recommend a remedy (or safeguard measure) for the President to apply. The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), on behalf of the Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC), is announcing a process so that, once the ITC makes its recommendation, domestic producers, importers, exporters, and other interested parties may submit their views and evidence on the appropriateness of the recommended safeguard measure and whether it would be in the public interest. USTR also invites interested parties to participate in a public hearing regarding this matter.
Notice of Intent To Renew an Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-25795
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects.
Endangered Species; File No. 21260
Document Number: 2017-25794
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center [Responsible Party: Michael Seki, Ph.D.], 1845 Wasp Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96818, has applied in due form for a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), and olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Notice of Appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals From a Decision of a DHS Officer
Document Number: 2017-25793
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Justice
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), will be submitting 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. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register allowing for a 60-day comment period.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2017-25792
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated National and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the TUG BENSON GEORGE MORAN
Document Number: 2017-25791
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a Certificate of Alternative Compliance (COAC) to the TUG BENSON GEORGE MORAN because it is a vessel of special construction or purpose, that, with respect to the position of its navigation and towing lights, is not able to fully comply with the provisions of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, without interfering with the normal operation of the vessel. Our publication of this notice fulfills a statutory requirement and promotes maritime safety.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; E-Complaint Form
Document Number: 2017-25790
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-25789
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Foreign Missions Center at the Former Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Document Number: 2017-25788
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-30
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the master plan for the long-term development of a Foreign Missions Center, under authorities of the Foreign Missions Act of 1982, on the site of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) in the District of Columbia. Actions evaluated in the master plan consist of assignment of federal land to foreign missions for the purpose of constructing and operating new chancery facilities. DOS has prepared this FEIS on Alternative 7 as its Selected Action Alternative for the master plan, consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, regulations developed by the Council on Environmental Quality, and DOS regulations for implementing NEPA.