December 6, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Commission and Commission Staff Attendance at Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Meetings
Document Number: 2017-26245
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, LP; Notice of Correction to eLibrary System
Document Number: 2017-26243
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2017-26242
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2017-26241
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-26240
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2017-26239
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Certain Composite Aerogel Insulation Materials and Methods for Manufacturing the Same; Commission Decision To Review in Part a Final Initial Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Request for Written Submissions
Document Number: 2017-26238
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in part the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') final initial determination (``ID'') issued on September 29, 2017, finding a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, in the above-captioned investigation.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-26236
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on September 8, 2017. The agency received no comments.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-26235
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on September 8, 2017 (82 FR 42570). The agency received no comments.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-26234
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on September 8, 2017 [82 FR 42572]. The agency received no comments.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-26233
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on September 8, 2017 (82 FR 42571). The agency received no comments.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-26232
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on September 8, 2017 [82 FR 42573]. The agency received no comments.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Rome: City and Empire” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-26231
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Rome: City and Empire,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee, from on or about February 23, 2018, until on or about May 28, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Petition for Exemption From the Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Fuji Heavy Industries U.S.A., Inc.
Document Number: 2017-26230
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full Fuji Heavy Industries U.S.A., Inc.'s (FUSA) petition for exemption of the Subaru Ascent vehicle line in accordance with Exemption from Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the parts-marking requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard. (Theft Prevention Standard). FUSA also requested confidential treatment for specific information in its petition. Therefore, no confidential information provided for purposes of this notice has been disclosed.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-26229
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on September 8, 2017 (82 FR 42575). The agency received no comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(a)
Document Number: 2017-26228
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests.
Pacific Island Pelagic Fisheries; 2017 U.S. Territorial Longline Bigeye Tuna Catch Limits for the Territory of American Samoa
Document Number: 2017-26227
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces a valid specified fishing agreement that allocates up to 1,000 metric tons (t) of the 2017 bigeye tuna limit for the Territory of American Samoa to identified U.S. longline fishing vessels. The agreement supports the long-term sustainability of fishery resources of the U.S. Pacific Islands, and fisheries development in the CNMI.
Use of Serological Tests to Reduce the Risk of Transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi Infection in Blood and Blood Components; Guidance for Industry; Availability
Document Number: 2017-26226
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of a document entitled ``Use of Serological Tests to Reduce the Risk of Transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi Infection in Blood and Blood Components; Guidance for Industry.'' The guidance document provides recommendations to blood collection establishments regarding the use of serological tests to reduce the risk of transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi) infection in blood and blood components. The recommendations apply to the collection of blood and blood components, except Source Plasma, for transfusion or for use in manufacturing a product, including donations intended as a component of, or used to manufacture, a medical device. The guidance announced in this notice supersedes the guidance entitled ``Guidance for Industry: Use of Serological Tests to Reduce the Risk of Transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi Infection in Whole Blood and Blood Components Intended for Transfusion'' dated December 2010 (2010 Chagas Guidance) and finalizes the draft guidance entitled ``Amendment to `Guidance for Industry: Use of Serological Tests to Reduce the Risk of Transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi Infection in Whole Blood and Blood Components Intended for Transfusion'; Draft Guidance for Industry'' dated November 2016 (2016 Draft Chagas Guidance). The guidance incorporates recommendations for blood donor testing, deferral, and donor reentry from the 2016 Draft Chagas Guidance.
U.S.-Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Civil Nuclear Energy Roundtable
Document Number: 2017-26225
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Technical Advisory Committee; Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2017-26224
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The BLS is soliciting new members for the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). Five current membership terms expire on April 19, 2018. The TAC provides advice to the Bureau of Labor Statistics on technical aspects of data collection and the formulation of economic measures and makes recommendations on areas of research. On some technical issues there are differing views, and receiving feedback at public meetings provides BLS with the opportunity to consider all viewpoints. The Committee will consist of 16 members and will be chosen from a cross-section of economists, statisticians, and behavioral scientists who represent a balance of expertise. The economists will have research experience with technical issues related to BLS data and will be familiar with employment and unemployment statistics, price index numbers, compensation measures, productivity measures, occupational and health statistics, or other topics relevant to BLS data series. The statisticians will be familiar with sample design, data analysis, computationally intensive statistical methods, non- sampling errors, or other areas which are relevant to BLS work. The behavioral scientists will be familiar with questionnaire design, usability, or other areas of survey development. BLS invites persons interested in serving on the TAC to submit their names for consideration for committee membership.
Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting
Document Number: 2017-26218
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee), will meet on Monday, March 12, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and Tuesday, March 13, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is to review the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) agency updates on their latest activities and receive the NEHRP agency responses to the Committee's 2017 Report on the Effectiveness of the NEHRP. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda and any meeting materials will be posted on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of CALIFORNIA
Document Number: 2017-26214
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of CALIFORNIA (FEMA- 4344-DR), dated 11/28/2017. Incident: Wildfires. Incident Period: 10/08/2017 through 10/31/2017.
Product Change-Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, & First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-26213
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
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: 2017-26212
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
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.
Meeting of the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development
Document Number: 2017-26211
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is issuing this notice to announce the location, date, time and agenda for the next meeting of the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development. The meeting is open to the public.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2017-26210
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-26209
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Certain Small Diameter Seamless Carbon and Alloy Standard, Line and Pressure Pipe From Germany: Final Results of the Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-26208
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain small diameter seamless carbon and alloy standard, line and pressure pipe (seamless pipe) from Germany would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Proposed Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace; Lewiston, ID
Document Number: 2017-26206
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to amend controlled airspace at Lewiston- Nez Perce County Airport, Lewiston, ID, by enlarging Class D airspace, and Class E surface airspace, and reducing Class E airspace designated as an extension, and Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface. Also, this action would remove the part-time Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) status from Class E airspace designated as an extension. Additionally, an editorial change would be made to the legal descriptions replacing ``Airport/Facility Directory'' with the term ``Chart Supplement''. This action would enhance safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations at the airport.
Proposed Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace; Twin Falls, ID
Document Number: 2017-26205
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to modify Class E airspace designated as an extension, and modify Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface at Joslin Field-Magic Valley Regional Airport, Twin Falls, ID. Also, the part-time Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) status would be removed from Class E airspace designated as an extension. Additionally, an editorial change would be made to the Class D airspace, Class E surface airspace, and Class E extension airspace legal descriptions replacing ``Airport/Facility Directory'' with the term ``Chart Supplement.'' Also, this proposal would remove the words ``Twin Falls'' from the airport name in the airspace designations for Class D and E airspace noted in this proposal. A biennial review found these changes are necessary to accommodate airspace redesign for the safety and management of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations within the National Airspace System.
Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace; Rangely, CO
Document Number: 2017-26204
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes to establish Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface, at Rangely Airport, Rangely, CO, 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.
Establishment of Class E Airspace; Kaunakakai, HI
Document Number: 2017-26203
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action corrects a final rule published in the Federal Register of October 11, 2017, that establishes Class E airspace and amends Class D and E airspace at Molokai Airport, Kaunakakai, HI. The airspace description for the airport in Class E airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface contained the following wording in error: ``That airspace extending upward from the surface . . .'' It is removed and replaced by ``That airspace extending upward from 700 feet above the surface . . . .''
Establishment of Class E Airspace, Twin Bridges, MT
Document Number: 2017-26202
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action establishes Class E airspace extending upward from 700 and 1,200 feet above the surface at Twin Bridges Airport, Twin Bridges, MT, to accommodate the development of instrument flight rules (IFR) operations under standard instrument approach and departure procedures at the airport, for the safety and management of aircraft within the National Airspace System. This action also makes a minor correction to one geographic coordinate of the airport reference point.
Notice of Availability of the Federal Aviation Administration's Record of Decision for the Establishment and Modification of Oregon Military Training Special Use Airspace Identified as Warning Area 570, Eel Military Operation Area Complex, Redhawk Military Operation Area Complex, and Juniper/Hart Military Operation Area Complex and the Federal Aviation Administration's Adoption of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Prepared by the Oregon Air National Guard/National Guard Bureau for the Proposed Establishment and Modification of Oregon Military Training Airspace (EIS No. 20170197)
Document Number: 2017-26201
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
On September 29, 2017, the FAA signed its Adoption/Record of Decision (ROD) for its aeronautical actionthe modification and establishment of Military Operation Areas (MOAs), Air Traffic Controlled Assigned Airspace (AATCAs) and Warning Areas for the Oregon Military Training Airspace. The Adoption/ROD identifies the aeronautical action and states the FAA decision to modify existing airspace and establish new airspace to support the Oregon Air National Guard's F-15 training operations. In accordance with FAA Order 1050.1F, paragraphs 9-2, Adoption of Other Agencies' National Environmental Policy Act Documents, and 7400.2L, paragraph 32-2-3, the FAA has conducted an independent review and evaluation of the Air National Guard, National Guard Bureau and U.S. Air Force's Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Establishment and Modification of Military Operation Areas (MOAs) and Warning Area. Based on its independent review, the FAA has determined that the EIS and its supporting documentation, as incorporated by reference, adequately assess and disclose the environmental impacts of the FAA's proposed aeronautical action and that the adoption of the FEIS by the FAA is authorized. Accordingly, the FAA adopts the FEIS, Appendices and all information identified therein, incorporated by reference and made publicly available. Further, the FAA's September 29, 2017 Adoption/ Record of Decision (ROD) is based on its adoption of the FEIS and the FEIS' identification, analysis and conclusions regarding resources, and environmental effects of the ANG/NGB's Proposed Action.
U.S. Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2017-26200
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits certain activities that constitute take of listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activity. The ESA also requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Review of Existing Regulatory and Information Collection Requirements; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-26199
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is extending the comment period for the Requests for Comments and Information that appeared in the Federal Register of September 8, 2017. In the Requests for Comments and Information, FDA requested comments and information from interested parties to help FDA identify existing regulations and related paperwork requirements that could be modified, repealed, or replaced, consistent with the law, to achieve meaningful burden reduction while allowing us to achieve our public health mission and fulfill statutory obligations. The Agency is taking this action in response to requests for an extension to allow interested persons additional time to submit comments.
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-26193
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 767-200 and -300 series airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by a report of two cracks at a certain frame inner chord. This proposed AD would require a detailed inspection for any material review board (MRB) filler installed in the area from the frame web to the stub-beam fitting at certain stations to determine if the filler extends above the frame-to-stub-beam joint, and applicable on-condition actions. We are proposing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Fokker Services B.V. Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-26192
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Fokker Services B.V. Model F28 Mark 0070 and 0100 airplanes. This AD requires contacting the FAA to obtain instructions for addressing the unsafe condition on these products, and doing the actions specified in those instructions. This AD was prompted by a report of sparks and an electrical smell on the flight deck of a Model F28 Mark 0070 airplane. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.
Airworthiness Directives; Fokker Services B.V. Airplanes
Document Number: 2017-26191
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-06
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Fokker Services B.V. Model F28 Mark 1000, 2000, 3000, and 4000 airplanes. This AD requires contacting the FAA to obtain instructions for addressing the unsafe condition on these products, and doing the actions specified in those instructions. This AD was prompted by reports indicating that certain exit signs have a hydrogen isotope that decays over time, causing the signs to lose their brightness. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.