National Coal Council, 47144-47145 [2018-20276]

Download as PDF 47144 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 181 / Tuesday, September 18, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2018–ICCD–0073] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Federal Perkins/NDSL Loan Assignment Form Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 18, 2018. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2018–ICCD–0073. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 550 12th Street SW, PCP, Room 9086, Washington, DC 20202–0023. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Beth Grebeldinger, 202–377–4018. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 Sep 17, 2018 Jkt 244001 public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Federal Perkins/ NDSL Loan Assignment Form. OMB Control Number: 1845–0048. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 37,943. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 18,972. Abstract: Institutions participating in the Federal Perkins Loan program use the assignment form to assign loans to the Department for collection without recompense, transferring the authority to collect on the loan. This request is for continued approval off the paper based assignment form and the electronic process. The electronic process will allow for batch processing as well as individual processing. The same information is being requested in both processing methods. Dated: September 13, 2018. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–20218 Filed 9–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY National Coal Council Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meetings. AGENCY: This notice announces a virtual meeting of the National Coal Council (NCC) via WebEx. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Monday, October 1, 2018 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. (EST) ADDRESSES: This will be virtual meeting conducted through WebEx. If you wish SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to join the meeting you must register by close of business (5:00 p.m. EST) on Wednesday, September 26th by using the form available at the following URL: http://www.nationalcoalcouncil.org/ page-NCC-Events.html. The email address you provide in the on-line registration form will be used to forward instructions on how to join the meeting using WebEx. WebEx requires a computer, web browser and an installed application (free). Instructions for joining the webcast will be sent to you two days in advance of the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Giove, U.S. Department of Energy, E–136/Germantown Building, 19901 Germantown Road, Germantown, MD 20874–1290; Telephone 301–903– 4130. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Council: The National Coal Council provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Energy on general policy matters relating to coal and the coal industry. Purpose of Meeting: The National Coal Council (the Council) will hold a virtual meeting via webcast at 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. (EST) on October 1, 2018, for the sole purpose of reviewing and voting on the following two reports: ‘‘Advancing U.S. Coal Exports: An Assessment of Opportunities to Enhance Exports of U.S. Coal’’ and ‘‘Power Reset: Optimizing the Existing Coal Fleet to Ensure a Reliable and Resilient Grid.’’ The Council membership will be asked to accept these reports and forward them to the U.S. Secretary of Energy. The draft reports are available on the National Coal Council website at the following URL: http:// www.nationalcoalcouncil.org/pageNCC-Studies.html. Tentative Agenda • Call to order by Joseph Giove, NCC Deputy Designated Federal Officer, Director Coal Business Operations, Office Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy. • NCC Report Presentation on ‘‘Advancing U.S. Coal Exports: An Assessment of Opportunities to Enhance Exports of U.S. Coal’’ by report co-chairs Justin Burk, Commercial Director, Peabody and David Lawson, Vice President Coal, Norfolk Southern Corporation. • NCC Report Presentation on ‘‘Power Reset: Optimizing the Existing Coal Fleet to Ensure a Reliable & Resilient Power Grid’’ by Janet Gellici, CEO, National Coal Council Inc. • Public Comment Period & Closing Remarks. • Adjourn. E:\FR\FM\18SEN1.SGM 18SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 181 / Tuesday, September 18, 2018 / Notices All attendees are requested to register in advance for the meeting at: http:// www.nationalcoalcouncil.org/pageNCC-Events.html. Exceptional Circumstances: This notice is being published less than 15 days in advance of the meeting on October 1, 2018, due to exceptional circumstances. The previous National Coal Council FACA meeting was announced in the Federal Register to take place on September 13, 2018, in Norfolk, VA. That meeting was postponed as a result of the State of Emergency issued by the Virginia Governor due to Hurricane Florence. The reports that are to be reviewed at this rescheduled meeting on October 1, 2018, have been posted to the NCC website for public review since September 4, 2018. Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to file a written statement to be read during the virtual webcast, you may do so within five calendar days of the event. Please email your written statement to Joseph Giove at joseph.giove@hq.doe.gov by 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, September 26th. If you would like to make an oral statement during the call regarding the reports being reviewed, you must both register to attend the webcast and also contact Joseph Giove (301–903–4130 or joseph.giove@hq.doe.gov) to state your desire to speak. You must make your request for an oral statement by 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, September 26th. Reasonable provision will be made to include oral statements at the conclusion of the meeting. However, those who fail to register in advance may not be accommodated. Oral statements are limited to 5-minutes per organization and per person. Minutes: A recording of the call will be posted on the FACA Database website: https://facadatabase.gov/ committee/historymeetings.aspx?cid= 408&fy=2017. Signed in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2018. Latanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–20276 Filed 9–17–18; 8:45 am] daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 Sep 17, 2018 Jkt 244001 This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Department of Energy Information Center, Office of Science and Technical Information, 1 Science.gov Way, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melyssa P. Noe, Alternate Deputy Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM), P.O. Box 2001, EM–942, Oak Ridge, TN 37831. Phone (865) 241–3315; Fax (865) 241–6932; Email: Melyssa.Noe@ orem.doe.gov. Or visit the website at: https://energy.gov/orem/services/ community-engagement/oak-ridge-sitespecific-advisory-board. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE–EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities. SUMMARY: Tentative Agenda • Welcome and Announcements • Comments from the Deputy Designated Federal Officer (DDFO) • Comments from the DOE, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, and Environmental Protection Agency Liaisons • Public Comment Period • Presentation: Overview of OREM Program Outreach Efforts • Motions/Approval of September 12, 2018 Meeting Minutes • Status of Outstanding Recommendations • Alternate DDFO Report • Committee Reports • Adjourn Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Oak Ridge, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Melyssa P. Noe at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the phone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral statements pertaining to the agenda item should contact Melyssa P. Noe at the address or telephone number listed PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47145 above. Requests must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments. Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Melyssa P. Noe at the address and phone number listed above. Minutes will also be available at the following website: https://energy.gov/ orem/listings/oak-ridge-site-specificadvisory-board-meetings. Signed in Washington, DC, on September 12, 2018. Latanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–20234 Filed 9–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Proposed Agency Information Collection: Security Bonneville Power Administration, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of Energy (DOE), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), invites public comment on a collection of information that BPA is developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before November 19, 2018. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Bonneville Power Administration, Attn: Laura McCarthy, Privacy Program, CGC–7, P.O. Box 3621, Portland, OR 97208–3621, or by fax Attn: Laura McCarthy, Privacy Program, CGC–7, at (503) 230–4619, or by email at ljmccarthy@bpa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Attn: Laura McCarthy, Privacy Program, CGC–7, P.O. Box 3621, Portland, OR 97208–3621, or by fax Attn: Laura McCarthy, Privacy Program, CGC–7 at (503) 230–4619, or by email at ljmccarthy@bpa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18SEN1.SGM 18SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 181 (Tuesday, September 18, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47144-47145]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-20276]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


National Coal Council

AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meetings.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a virtual meeting of the National Coal 
Council (NCC) via WebEx. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires 
that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal 
Register.

DATES: Monday, October 1, 2018 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (EST)

ADDRESSES: This will be virtual meeting conducted through WebEx. If you 
wish to join the meeting you must register by close of business (5:00 
p.m. EST) on Wednesday, September 26th by using the form available at 
the following URL: http://www.nationalcoalcouncil.org/page-NCC-Events.html. The email address you provide in the on-line registration 
form will be used to forward instructions on how to join the meeting 
using WebEx. WebEx requires a computer, web browser and an installed 
application (free). Instructions for joining the webcast will be sent 
to you two days in advance of the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Giove, U.S. Department of 
Energy, E-136/Germantown Building, 19901 Germantown Road, Germantown, 
MD 20874-1290; Telephone 301-903-4130.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose of the Council: The National Coal Council provides advice 
and recommendations to the Secretary of Energy on general policy 
matters relating to coal and the coal industry.
    Purpose of Meeting: The National Coal Council (the Council) will 
hold a virtual meeting via webcast at 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (EST) on 
October 1, 2018, for the sole purpose of reviewing and voting on the 
following two reports: ``Advancing U.S. Coal Exports: An Assessment of 
Opportunities to Enhance Exports of U.S. Coal'' and ``Power Reset: 
Optimizing the Existing Coal Fleet to Ensure a Reliable and Resilient 
Grid.'' The Council membership will be asked to accept these reports 
and forward them to the U.S. Secretary of Energy. The draft reports are 
available on the National Coal Council website at the following URL: 
http://www.nationalcoalcouncil.org/page-NCC-Studies.html.

Tentative Agenda

     Call to order by Joseph Giove, NCC Deputy Designated 
Federal Officer, Director Coal Business Operations, Office Fossil 
Energy, U.S. Department of Energy.
     NCC Report Presentation on ``Advancing U.S. Coal Exports: 
An Assessment of Opportunities to Enhance Exports of U.S. Coal'' by 
report co-chairs Justin Burk, Commercial Director, Peabody and David 
Lawson, Vice President Coal, Norfolk Southern Corporation.
     NCC Report Presentation on ``Power Reset: Optimizing the 
Existing Coal Fleet to Ensure a Reliable & Resilient Power Grid'' by 
Janet Gellici, CEO, National Coal Council Inc.
     Public Comment Period & Closing Remarks.
     Adjourn.

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    All attendees are requested to register in advance for the meeting 
at: http://www.nationalcoalcouncil.org/page-NCC-Events.html.
    Exceptional Circumstances: This notice is being published less than 
15 days in advance of the meeting on October 1, 2018, due to 
exceptional circumstances. The previous National Coal Council FACA 
meeting was announced in the Federal Register to take place on 
September 13, 2018, in Norfolk, VA. That meeting was postponed as a 
result of the State of Emergency issued by the Virginia Governor due to 
Hurricane Florence. The reports that are to be reviewed at this 
rescheduled meeting on October 1, 2018, have been posted to the NCC 
website for public review since September 4, 2018.
    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. If you 
would like to file a written statement to be read during the virtual 
webcast, you may do so within five calendar days of the event. Please 
email your written statement to Joseph Giove at [email protected] 
by 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, September 26th. If you would like to 
make an oral statement during the call regarding the reports being 
reviewed, you must both register to attend the webcast and also contact 
Joseph Giove (301-903-4130 or [email protected]) to state your 
desire to speak. You must make your request for an oral statement by 
5:00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, September 26th. Reasonable provision will 
be made to include oral statements at the conclusion of the meeting. 
However, those who fail to register in advance may not be accommodated. 
Oral statements are limited to 5-minutes per organization and per 
person.
    Minutes: A recording of the call will be posted on the FACA 
Database website: https://facadatabase.gov/committee/historymeetings.aspx?cid=408&fy=2017.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2018.
Latanya Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-20276 Filed 9-17-18; 8:45 am]
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