Extension of the Application Deadline Date for Credit Assistance Under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program, 24797 [2018-11577]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 104 / Wednesday, May 30, 2018 / Notices Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460, telephone (202) 564–6518, or tracy.tom@epa.gov. Dated: April 5, 2018. Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta, Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science for the Office of Research and Development, EPA Science Advisor. [FR Doc. 2018–11576 Filed 5–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9978–54–OW] Extension of the Application Deadline Date for Credit Assistance Under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extends the deadline to submit a letter of interest (LOI) from prospective borrowers seeking credit assistance from EPA. EPA takes this action to allow more time for the preparation and submission of LOIs by prospective borrowers. DATES: Deadline for Submittal of Letter of Interest: 12:00 p.m. (noon) EDT on July 31, 2018. ADDRESSES: Prospective borrowers should submit all LOIs electronically via email at: wifia@epa.gov or via EPA’s SharePoint site. To be granted access to the SharePoint site, prospective borrowers should contact wifia@epa.gov and request a link to the SharePoint site, where they can securely upload their LOIs. Requests to upload documents should be made no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) EDT on July 27, 2018. EPA will notify prospective borrowers that their letter of interest has been received via a confirmation email. Prospective borrowers can access additional information, including the WIFIA program handbook and application materials, on the WIFIA website: https://www.epa.gov/wifia/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 12, 2018 EPA published in the Federal Register (83 FR 15828) a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to solicit letters of interest (LOIs) from prospective borrowers seeking credit assistance from EPA. The deadline in the NOFA for submitting a LOI was July 6, 2018. EPA is extending this deadline to provide additional time for the preparation and submission of LOIs by prospective borrowers. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 May 29, 2018 Jkt 244001 All information in the NOFA published on April 12, 2018 (83 FR 15828), remains the same, except for the deadline date, which has been changed to 12:00 p.m. (noon) EDT on July 31, 2018, and the deadline to request a link to EPA’s SharePoint site to upload documents, which has been changed to 12:00 p.m. (noon) EDT on July 27, 2018. EPA will host a question and answer webinar about submitting a LOI on May 30, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. EPA will also host a webinar providing an overview of the WIFIA program and the current LOI submittal round on June 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Registration directions can be found on the WIFIA program website: www.epa.gov/wifia. Prospective borrowers with questions about the program or interest in meeting with WIFIA program staff may send a request to wifia@epa.gov. EPA will meet with all prospective borrowers interested in discussing the program, but only prior to submission of a LOI. Authority: 33 U.S.C. 3901–3914; 40 CFR part 35. Dated: May 15, 2018. Andrew D. Sawyers, Director, Office of Wastewater Management. [FR Doc. 2018–11577 Filed 5–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2018–0031 and EPA–HQ– OPP–2018–0139; FRL–9976–24] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Renewal of Several Currently Approved Collections (EPA ICR Nos. 2491.04 and 2475.03); Comment Request Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit requests to renew several currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICRs are identified in this document by their corresponding titles, EPA ICR numbers, OMB Control numbers, and related docket identification (ID) numbers. Before submitting these ICRs to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the information collection activities that are summarized in this document. The ICRs and accompanying material are available for public review SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24797 and comment in the relevant dockets identified in this document for the ICR. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 30, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by the ID number for the corresponding ICR as identified in this document, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. • Mail: OPP Docket, Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/ DC), (28221T), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001. • Hand Delivery: To make special arrangements for hand delivery or delivery of boxed information, please follow the instructions at http:// www.epa.gov/dockets/contacts.html. Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information about dockets generally, is available at http:// www.epa.gov/dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryne Yarger, Field and External Affairs Division (7506P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 605–1193; email address: yarger.ryne@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. What information is EPA particularly interested in? Pursuant to PRA section 3506(c)(2)(A) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), EPA specifically solicits comments and information to enable it to: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility. 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the Agency’s estimates of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. 4. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9978-54-OW]


Extension of the Application Deadline Date for Credit Assistance 
Under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) 
Program

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extends the deadline 
to submit a letter of interest (LOI) from prospective borrowers seeking 
credit assistance from EPA. EPA takes this action to allow more time 
for the preparation and submission of LOIs by prospective borrowers.

DATES: Deadline for Submittal of Letter of Interest: 12:00 p.m. (noon) 
EDT on July 31, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Prospective borrowers should submit all LOIs electronically 
via email at: [email protected] or via EPA's SharePoint site. To be granted 
access to the SharePoint site, prospective borrowers should contact 
[email protected] and request a link to the SharePoint site, where they can 
securely upload their LOIs. Requests to upload documents should be made 
no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) EDT on July 27, 2018.
    EPA will notify prospective borrowers that their letter of interest 
has been received via a confirmation email.
    Prospective borrowers can access additional information, including 
the WIFIA program handbook and application materials, on the WIFIA 
website: https://www.epa.gov/wifia/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 12, 2018 EPA published in the 
Federal Register (83 FR 15828) a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) 
to solicit letters of interest (LOIs) from prospective borrowers 
seeking credit assistance from EPA. The deadline in the NOFA for 
submitting a LOI was July 6, 2018. EPA is extending this deadline to 
provide additional time for the preparation and submission of LOIs by 
prospective borrowers.
    All information in the NOFA published on April 12, 2018 (83 FR 
15828), remains the same, except for the deadline date, which has been 
changed to 12:00 p.m. (noon) EDT on July 31, 2018, and the deadline to 
request a link to EPA's SharePoint site to upload documents, which has 
been changed to 12:00 p.m. (noon) EDT on July 27, 2018.
    EPA will host a question and answer webinar about submitting a LOI 
on May 30, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. EPA will also host a webinar 
providing an overview of the WIFIA program and the current LOI 
submittal round on June 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Registration 
directions can be found on the WIFIA program website: www.epa.gov/wifia.
    Prospective borrowers with questions about the program or interest 
in meeting with WIFIA program staff may send a request to 
[email protected]. EPA will meet with all prospective borrowers interested 
in discussing the program, but only prior to submission of a LOI.

    Authority: 33 U.S.C. 3901-3914; 40 CFR part 35.

    Dated: May 15, 2018.
Andrew D. Sawyers,
Director, Office of Wastewater Management.
[FR Doc. 2018-11577 Filed 5-29-18; 8:45 am]
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