April 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Notice of Commissioner and Staff Attendance at North American Electric Reliability Corporation Meetings
Document Number: 2018-08672
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Spire STL Pipeline, LLC; Notice Granting Late Interventions
Document Number: 2018-08671
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-725x); Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-08670
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting its information collection FERC-725X (Mandatory Reliability Standards: Voltage and Reactive (VAR) Standards) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of the information collection requirements. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission previously issued a Notice in the Federal Register requesting public comments. The Commission received no comments on the FERC-725X and is making this notation in its submittal to OMB.
Mortgagee Review Board: Administrative Actions
Document Number: 2018-08669
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
In compliance with Section 202(c)(5) of the National Housing Act, this notice advises of the cause and description of administrative actions taken by HUD's Mortgagee Review Board against HUD-approved mortgagees.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Croman Corporation
Document Number: 2018-08667
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Document Number: 2018-08666
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and participation in, the FAA's exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Glycine From India, the People's Republic of China, and Thailand: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigations
Document Number: 2018-08665
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Glycine From India, Japan, and Thailand: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations
Document Number: 2018-08664
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program
Document Number: 2018-08663
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
This final rule removes one of the Department's two DoD-level regulations concerning the implementation of and assignment of responsibilities for the DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) program. Any content required to be in an agency's FOIA rule from this part was incorporated into the Department's other DoD-level regulation concerning the DoD FOIA program, which was recently revised and for which a final rule published on February 6, 2018. Therefore, this part can now be removed from the CFR. Additionally, the revised DoD-level FOIA rule now includes DoD component FOIA program information, which eliminated the requirement for component supplementary rules. Accordingly, all of the department's necessary FOIA public guidance has been incorporated into a single part.
Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Texas; Reasonable Further Progress Plan for the Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Ozone Nonattainment Area
Document Number: 2018-08660
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Pursuant to the Federal Clean Air Act (CAA or the Act), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a revision to the Texas State Implementation Plan (SIP) to meet the Reasonable Further Progress (RFP) requirements for the Houston- Galveston-Brazoria (HGB) moderate 2008 8-hour ozone nonattainment area (HGB area). Specifically, EPA is proposing to approve the RFP demonstration, contingency measures, motor vehicle emissions budgets (MVEBs) and an updated 2011 base year emissions inventory.
Certification of New Interstate Natural Gas Facilities
Document Number: 2018-08658
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In this Notice of Inquiry, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) seeks information and stakeholder perspectives to help the Commission explore whether, and if so how, it should revise its approach under its currently effective policy statement on the certification of new natural gas transportation facilities to determine whether a proposed natural gas project is or will be required by the present or future public convenience and necessity, as that standard is established in section 7 of the Natural Gas Act.
Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Thailand: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2018-08657
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending its final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (pipes and tubes) from Thailand. The period of review (POR) is March 1, 2015, through February 29, 2016. The amended final weighted-average dumping margin is listed below in the section entitled, ``Amended Final Results.''
Multiemployer Pension Plan Application To Reduce Benefits
Document Number: 2018-08652
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Board of Trustees of the Plasterers Local 82 Pension Fund, a multiemployer pension plan, has submitted an application to reduce benefits under the plan in accordance with the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPRA). The purpose of this notice is to announce that the application submitted by the Board of Trustees of the Plasterers Local 82 Pension Fund has been published on the website of the Department of the Treasury (Treasury), and to request public comments on the application from interested parties, including participants and beneficiaries, employee organizations, and contributing employers of the Plasterers Local 82 Pension Fund.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2018-08651
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of information described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on January 23, 2018. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden.
Projects Rescinded for Consumptive Uses of Water
Document Number: 2018-08645
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice lists the approved by rule projects rescinded by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission during the period set forth in DATES.
Projects Approved for Consumptive Uses of Water
Document Number: 2018-08644
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice lists the projects approved by rule by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission during the period set forth in DATES.
Projects Approved for Minor Modifications
Document Number: 2018-08643
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice lists the minor modifications approved for a previously approved project by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission during the period set forth in DATES.
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Cooking Products, Notification of Petition for Rulemaking
Document Number: 2018-08641
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy
On March 26, 2018, the Department of Energy (DOE) received a petition from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) to withdraw, and immediately stay the effectiveness of, the conventional cooking top test procedure. Through this notification, DOE seeks comment on the petition, as well as any data or information that could be used in DOE's determination whether to proceed with the petition.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-08639
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, from on or about June 3, 2018, until on or about September 16, 2018, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, from on or about October 14, 2018, until on or about January 20, 2019, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Picture in Focus: Hugo van der Goes or a Member of His Circle's Virgin and Child With Saint Thomas, John the Baptist, Jerome, and Louis” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-08638
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that a certain object to be included in the exhibition ``Picture in Focus: Hugo van der Goes or a member of his circle's Virgin and Child with Saint Thomas, John the Baptist, Jerome, and Louis,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at The Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, from on or about May 2, 2018, until on or about April 15, 2021, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Art of Iron: Objects From the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen, Normandy” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-08637
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Art of Iron: Objects from the Mus[eacute]e Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen, Normandy,'' 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 Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, from on or about June 9, 2018, until on or about September 16, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
FY 2018 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Low or No Emission Grant Program
Document Number: 2018-08636
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $84,450,000 in competitive grants under the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Low or No Emission Grant Program (Low-No Program; Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 20.526). In addition to $55 million authorized by federal transit law, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 authorizes an additional $29,450,000 for the Low-No Program for FY 2018. As required by Federal transit law, funds will be awarded competitively for the purchase or lease of low or no emission vehicles that use advanced technologies for transit revenue operations, including related equipment or facilities. Projects may include costs incidental to the acquisition of buses or to the construction of facilities, such as the costs of related workforce development and training activities, and project administration expenses. FTA may award additional funding that is made available to the program prior to the announcement of project selections.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument Mokupapapa Discovery Center Exhibit Evaluation
Document Number: 2018-08633
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Denali Commission Fiscal Year 2019 Draft Work Plan
Document Number: 2018-08632
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Denali Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Denali Commission (Commission) is an independent Federal agency based on an innovative federal-state partnership designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure and support for economic development and training in Alaska by delivering federal services in the most cost-effective manner possible. The Commission was created in 1998 with passage of the October 21, 1998 Denali Commission Act (Act). The Act requires that the Commission develop proposed work plans for future spending and that the annual work plan be published in the Federal Register, providing an opportunity for a 30-day period of public review and written comment. This Federal Register notice serves to announce the 30-day opportunity for public comment on the Denali Commission Draft Work Plan for Federal Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019).
Charter Renewal of the Regional Resource Stewardship Council
Document Number: 2018-08631
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the TVA Board of Directors has renewed the Regional Resource Stewardship Council (RRSC) charter for an additional two-year period beginning on April 27, 2018.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of Five Listed Animal Species
Document Number: 2018-08630
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are initiating 5-year status reviews under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended, for five animal species. A 5-year status review is based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review; therefore, we are requesting submission of any such information that has become available since the last review for the species.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2018-08629
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission's consideration concerning negotiated service agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-08628
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC is publishing in final form a routine use that would permit disclosure of the agency's Freedom of Information Act (``FOIA'') request and appeal records to the Office of Government Information Services (``OGIS''), in order for OGIS to assist FOIA requesters, as needed, in processing and resolving their FOIA requests and appeals. In addition, the FTC is updating the records disposition section of the Privacy Act system of records notice for these records.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2018-08627
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The information collection requirements described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The FTC seeks public comments on its proposal to extend for three years the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements pertaining to the Commission's administrative activities. That clearance expires on April 30, 2018, and consists of: (a) Requests to the Commission primarily under Parts I and IV of the Commission's Rules of Practice; (b) the FTC's consumer complaint systems; and (c) the FTC's program evaluation activities.
Safety Zone; Officer Lehner Memorial Vintage Regatta; Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY
Document Number: 2018-08626
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Buffalo Outer Harbor during the Officer Lehner Memorial Vintage Regatta. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL
Document Number: 2018-08625
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the Quad City Heart Walk. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for approximately two and a half (2.5) hours on one day until the race is completed.
Approval and Promulgation of State Plans for Designated Facilities and Pollutants; North Dakota; Control of Emissions From Existing Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units
Document Number: 2018-08621
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving a revised state plan (the ``plan'') submitted by the North Dakota Department of Health (the ``Department'') for the regulation of existing commercial and industrial solid waste incineration (CISWI) units within the jurisdiction of the State of North Dakota. The Department submitted the plan to the EPA for approval following the promulgation of federal new source performance standards (NSPS) and emission guidelines (EG) for CISWI units on March 21, 2011, and the subsequent, limited revisions to that final rule published on February 7, 2013, and June 23, 2016. This plan approval final rulemaking action is being taken in accordance with sections 111(d) and 129 of the Clean Air Act (CAA, or the ``Act'').
Atmos Pipeline-Texas; Notice of Technical Conference
Document Number: 2018-08613
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2018-08612
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2018-08611
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Revised Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standard CIP-003-7-Cyber Security-Security Management Controls
Document Number: 2018-08610
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) approves Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standard CIP-003-7 (Cyber SecuritySecurity Management Controls), submitted by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). Reliability Standard CIP-003-7 clarifies the obligations pertaining to electronic access control for low impact BES Cyber Systems; requires mandatory security controls for transient electronic devices (e.g., thumb drives, laptop computers, and other portable devices frequently connected to and disconnected from systems) used at low impact BES Cyber Systems; and requires responsible entities to have a policy for declaring and responding to CIP Exceptional Circumstances related to low impact BES Cyber Systems. In addition, the Commission directs NERC to develop modifications to the CIP Reliability Standards to mitigate the risk of malicious code that could result from third-party transient electronic devices.
Uplift Cost Allocation and Transparency in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators
Document Number: 2018-08609
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is revising its regulations to improve transparency practices for regional transmission organizations (RTO) and independent system operators (ISO). The Commission requires that each RTO/ISO establish in its tariff: Requirements to report, on a monthly basis, total uplift payments for each transmission zone, broken out by day and uplift category; requirements to report, on a monthly basis, total uplift payments for each resource; requirements to report, on a monthly basis, for each operator-initiated commitment, the size of the commitment, transmission zone, commitment reason, and commitment start time; and the transmission constraint penalty factors used in its market software, as well as the circumstances under which those factors can set locational marginal prices, and any process by which they can be changed. The Commission is withdrawing its proposal to require that each RTO/ISO that currently allocates the costs of real-time uplift to deviations allocate such real-time uplift costs only to those market participants whose transactions are reasonably expected to have caused the real-time uplift costs.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion (Documents and Information Required for Specially Adapted Housing Assistive Technology Grant) and Scoring Criteria for SAH Assistive Technology Grants
Document Number: 2018-08607
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
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: Application for Fee or Roster Personnel Designation
Document Number: 2018-08606
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
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.
Filing Dates for the Mississippi Senate Special Election
Document Number: 2018-08605
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Mississippi has scheduled a special general election on November 6, 2018, to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Senator Thad Cochran. Under Mississippi law, a majority winner in a nonpartisan special election is declared elected. Should no candidate achieve a majority vote, a Special Runoff Election will be held on November 27, 2018, between the top two vote-getters. Committees participating in the Mississippi special elections are required to file pre- and post-election reports. Filing dates for these reports are affected by whether one or two elections are held.
The Declaration of Added Sugars on Honey, Maple Syrup, and Certain Cranberry Products: Draft Guidance for Industry; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2018-08603
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is extending the comment period for the notification of availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled ``The Declaration of Added Sugars on Honey, Maple Syrup, and Certain Cranberry Products: Guidance for Industry'' that appeared in the Federal Register of March 2, 2018. The draft guidance, when finalized, will advise food manufacturers of our intent to exercise enforcement discretion related to the use in the Nutrition Facts label of a symbol ``[dagger]'' immediately after the added sugars percent Daily Value information on certain foods. The symbol would lead the reader to truthful and non-misleading statements outside the Nutrition Facts label to provide additional information regarding the added sugars present in particular foods. We are taking this action in response to requests for an extension to allow interested persons additional time to submit comments.
Mitigation Strategies for Beyond-Design-Basis External Events
Document Number: 2018-08601
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing the final Revision 2 to Japan Lessons-Learned Division Interim Staff Guidance (JLD-ISG), JLD-ISG-2012-01, ``Compliance with Order EA-12-049, Order Modifying Licenses with Regard to Requirements for Mitigation Strategies for Beyond-Design-Basis External Events.'' This ISG provides guidance and clarification to assist nuclear power reactor licensees with the identification of measures needed to comply with requirements to mitigate challenges to key safety functions. These requirements are contained in Order EA-12-049, ``Order Modifying Licenses with Regard to Requirements for Mitigation Strategies for Beyond-Design-Basis External Events.''
Uber Technologies, Inc.; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2018-08600
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The attached Analysis To Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent order embodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.