Pipeline Safety: Meeting of the Voluntary Information-Sharing System Working Group, 45481-45482 [2018-19429]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 174 / Friday, September 7, 2018 / Notices daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES meetings may submit them to the docket in the following ways: E-Gov Website: https:// www.regulations.gov. This site allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any agency. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery: Room W12–140 on the ground level of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. Instructions: Identify the docket number PHMSA–2016–0128 at the beginning of your comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Therefore, consider reviewing DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477), or view the Privacy Notice at https://www.regulations.gov before submitting comments. Docket: For docket access or to read background documents or comments, go to https://www.regulations.gov at any time or to Room W12–140 on the ground level of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you wish to receive confirmation of receipt of your written comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard with the following statement: ‘‘Comments on PHMSA– 2016- 0128.’’ The docket clerk will date stamp the postcard prior to returning it to you via the U.S. mail. Privacy Act Statement DOT may solicit comments from the public regarding certain general notices. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about the meeting, contact VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Sep 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 Dr. Christie Murray by phone at 202– 366–4996 or by email at christie.murray@dot.gov. Services for Individuals with Disabilities: The public meeting will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify Christie Murray at christie.murray@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The VIS Working Group is an advisory committee established in accordance with Section 10 of the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2016 (Pub. L. 114–183), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., App. 2, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.50(a). II. Meeting Details and Agenda The VIS Working Group agenda will include briefings on topics such as mandate requirements, subcommittee considerations, lessons learned, examples of existing informationsharing systems, and proposed subcommittee recommendations. As part of its work, the committee will ultimately provide recommendations to the Secretary, as required and specifically outlined in Section 10 of Public Law 114–183, addressing: (a) The need for, and the identification of, a system to ensure that dig verification data are shared with inline inspection operators to the extent consistent with the need to maintain proprietary and security-sensitive data in a confidential manner to improve pipeline safety and inspection technology; (b) Ways to encourage the exchange of pipeline inspection information and the development of advanced pipeline inspection technologies and enhanced risk analysis; (c) Opportunities to share data, including dig verification data between operators of pipeline facilities and inline inspector vendors to expand knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of in-line inspection technology and methodologies; (d) Options to create a secure system that protects proprietary data while encouraging the exchange of pipeline inspection information and the development of advanced pipeline inspection technologies and enhanced risk analysis; (e) Means and best practices for the protection of safety and security- PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45481 sensitive information and proprietary information; and (f) Regulatory, funding, and legal barriers to sharing the information described in paragraphs (a) through (d). The Secretary will publish the VIS Working Group’s recommendations on a publicly available DOT website and in the docket. The VIS Working Group will fulfill its purpose once its recommendations are published online. PHMSA will publish the agenda on the PHMSA meeting page https:// primis.phmsa.dot.gov/meetings/ MtgHome.mtg?mtg=139, once it is finalized. Issued in Washington, DC, on September 4, 2018, under authority delegated in 49 CFR 1.97. Linda Daugherty, Deputy Associate Administrator for Field Operations. [FR Doc. 2018–19453 Filed 9–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2016–0128] Pipeline Safety: Meeting of the Voluntary Information-Sharing System Working Group Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Voluntary Information-sharing System (VIS) Working Group. The VIS Working Group will convene to discuss and identify recommendations to establish a voluntary information-sharing system. DATES: The public meeting will be held on November 9, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET. Members of the public who wish to attend in person should register no later than November 1, 2018. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, may notify PHMSA by November 1, 2018. For additional information, see the ADDRESSES section. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20590. The meeting agenda and additional information will be published on the following VIS Working Group registration page at: https:// primis.phmsa.dot.gov/meetings/ MtgHome.mtg?mtg=138. The meetings will not be webcast; however, presentations will be available SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 45482 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 174 / Friday, September 7, 2018 / Notices on the meeting website and posted on the E-Gov website, https:// www.regulations.gov/, under docket number PHMSA–2016–0128 within 30 days following the meeting. Public Participation: This meeting will be open to the public. Members of the public who attend in person will also be provided an opportunity to make a statement during the meetings. Written comments: Persons who wish to submit written comments on the meetings may submit them to the docket in the following ways: E-Gov Website: https:// www.regulations.gov. This site allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any agency. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery: Room W12–140 on the ground level of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. Instructions: Identify the docket number PHMSA–2016–0128 at the beginning of your comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Therefore, consider reviewing DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477), or view the Privacy Notice at https://www.regulations.gov before submitting comments. Docket: For docket access or to read background documents or comments, go to https://www.regulations.gov at any time or to Room W12–140 on the ground level of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you wish to receive confirmation of receipt of your written comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard with the following statement: ‘‘Comments on PHMSA– 2016- 0128.’’ The docket clerk will date stamp the postcard prior to returning it to you via the U.S. mail. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Sep 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 Privacy Act Statement DOT may solicit comments from the public regarding certain general notices. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. Services for Individuals With Disabilities: The public meeting will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify Christie Murray at christie.murray@dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about the meeting, contact Dr. Christie Murray by phone at 202– 366–4996 or by email at christie.murray@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The VIS Working Group is an advisory committee established in accordance with Section 10 of the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2016 (Pub. L. 114–183), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., App. 2, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.50(a). II. Meeting Details and Agenda The VIS Working Group agenda will include briefings on topics such as mandate requirements, integrity management, data types and tools, inline inspection and other direct assessment methods, geographic information system implementation, subcommittee considerations, lessons learned, examples of existing information-sharing systems, safety management systems, and more. As part of its work, the committee will ultimately provide recommendations to the Secretary, as required and specifically outlined in Section 10 of Public Law 114–183, addressing: (a) The need for, and the identification of, a system to ensure that dig verification data are shared with inline inspection operators to the extent consistent with the need to maintain proprietary and security-sensitive data in a confidential manner to improve pipeline safety and inspection technology; (b) Ways to encourage the exchange of pipeline inspection information and the development of advanced pipeline inspection technologies and enhanced risk analysis; PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (c) Opportunities to share data, including dig verification data between operators of pipeline facilities and inline inspector vendors to expand knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of in-line inspection technology and methodologies; (d) Options to create a secure system that protects proprietary data while encouraging the exchange of pipeline inspection information and the development of advanced pipeline inspection technologies and enhanced risk analysis; (e) Means and best practices for the protection of safety and securitysensitive information and proprietary information; and (f) Regulatory, funding, and legal barriers to sharing the information described in paragraphs (a) through (d). The Secretary will publish the VIS Working Group’s recommendations on a publicly available DOT website and in the docket. The VIS Working Group will fulfill its purpose once its recommendations are published online. PHMSA will publish the agenda on the PHMSA meeting page https:// primis.phmsa.dot.gov/meetings/ MtgHome.mtg?mtg=138, once it is finalized. Issued in Washington, DC, on September 4, 2018, under authority delegated in 49 CFR 1.97. Linda Daugherty, Deputy Associate Administrator for Field Operations. [FR Doc. 2018–19429 Filed 9–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0208] Agency Information Collection Activity: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation; Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal; Contractor Production Report; Daily Log and Contract Progress Report The Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 174 (Friday, September 7, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2016-0128]


Pipeline Safety: Meeting of the Voluntary Information-Sharing 
System Working Group

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Voluntary 
Information-sharing System (VIS) Working Group. The VIS Working Group 
will convene to discuss and identify recommendations to establish a 
voluntary information-sharing system.

DATES: The public meeting will be held on November 9, 2018, from 8:30 
a.m. to 5 p.m. ET. Members of the public who wish to attend in person 
should register no later than November 1, 2018. Individuals requiring 
accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary 
aids, may notify PHMSA by November 1, 2018. For additional information, 
see the ADDRESSES section.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20590. The 
meeting agenda and additional information will be published on the 
following VIS Working Group registration page at: https://primis.phmsa.dot.gov/meetings/MtgHome.mtg?mtg=138.
    The meetings will not be webcast; however, presentations will be 
available

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on the meeting website and posted on the E-Gov website, https://www.regulations.gov/, under docket number PHMSA-2016-0128 within 30 
days following the meeting.
    Public Participation: This meeting will be open to the public. 
Members of the public who attend in person will also be provided an 
opportunity to make a statement during the meetings.
    Written comments: Persons who wish to submit written comments on 
the meetings may submit them to the docket in the following ways:
    E-Gov Website: https://www.regulations.gov. This site allows the 
public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any 
agency.
    Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
    Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation 
(DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590-0001.
    Hand Delivery: Room W12-140 on the ground level of the DOT West 
Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. 
and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays.
    Instructions: Identify the docket number PHMSA-2016-0128 at the 
beginning of your comments. Note that all comments received will be 
posted without change to https://www.regulations.gov, including any 
personal information provided.
    Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments received into 
any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment 
(or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, 
business, labor union, etc.). Therefore, consider reviewing DOT's 
complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on 
April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477), or view the Privacy Notice at https://www.regulations.gov before submitting comments.
    Docket: For docket access or to read background documents or 
comments, go to https://www.regulations.gov at any time or to Room W12-
140 on the ground level of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    If you wish to receive confirmation of receipt of your written 
comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard with the 
following statement: ``Comments on PHMSA-2016- 0128.'' The docket clerk 
will date stamp the postcard prior to returning it to you via the U.S. 
mail.

Privacy Act Statement

    DOT may solicit comments from the public regarding certain general 
notices. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal 
information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as 
described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can 
be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy.
    Services for Individuals With Disabilities: The public meeting will 
be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals 
requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other 
ancillary aids, are asked to notify Christie Murray at 
[email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about the meeting, 
contact Dr. Christie Murray by phone at 202-366-4996 or by email at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    The VIS Working Group is an advisory committee established in 
accordance with Section 10 of the Protecting our Infrastructure of 
Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2016 (Pub. L. 114-183), the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., App. 2, as amended), 
and 41 CFR 102-3.50(a).

II. Meeting Details and Agenda

    The VIS Working Group agenda will include briefings on topics such 
as mandate requirements, integrity management, data types and tools, 
in-line inspection and other direct assessment methods, geographic 
information system implementation, subcommittee considerations, lessons 
learned, examples of existing information-sharing systems, safety 
management systems, and more. As part of its work, the committee will 
ultimately provide recommendations to the Secretary, as required and 
specifically outlined in Section 10 of Public Law 114-183, addressing:
    (a) The need for, and the identification of, a system to ensure 
that dig verification data are shared with in-line inspection operators 
to the extent consistent with the need to maintain proprietary and 
security-sensitive data in a confidential manner to improve pipeline 
safety and inspection technology;
    (b) Ways to encourage the exchange of pipeline inspection 
information and the development of advanced pipeline inspection 
technologies and enhanced risk analysis;
    (c) Opportunities to share data, including dig verification data 
between operators of pipeline facilities and in-line inspector vendors 
to expand knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of the 
different types of in-line inspection technology and methodologies;
    (d) Options to create a secure system that protects proprietary 
data while encouraging the exchange of pipeline inspection information 
and the development of advanced pipeline inspection technologies and 
enhanced risk analysis;
    (e) Means and best practices for the protection of safety and 
security-sensitive information and proprietary information; and
    (f) Regulatory, funding, and legal barriers to sharing the 
information described in paragraphs (a) through (d).
    The Secretary will publish the VIS Working Group's recommendations 
on a publicly available DOT website and in the docket. The VIS Working 
Group will fulfill its purpose once its recommendations are published 
online.
    PHMSA will publish the agenda on the PHMSA meeting page https://primis.phmsa.dot.gov/meetings/MtgHome.mtg?mtg=138, once it is 
finalized.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on September 4, 2018, under authority 
delegated in 49 CFR 1.97.
Linda Daugherty,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Field Operations.
[FR Doc. 2018-19429 Filed 9-6-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-60-P