Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 64853-64854 [2018-27194]

Download as PDF 64853 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 18, 2018 / Notices CBPL No. ASTM Title 27–14 .............. D 2622 ........... 27–48 .............. 27–53 .............. 27–57 .............. D 4052 ........... D 2709 ........... D 7039 ........... 27–58 .............. D 5191 ........... Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum Products by Wavelength Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter. Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Middle Distillate Fuels by Centrifuge. Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Gasoline and Diesel Fuel by Monochromatic Wavelength Dispersive XRay Fluorescence Spectrometry. Standard Test Method for Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Mini Method). Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. Please reference the website listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories. Dated: December 6, 2018. Patricia Hawes Coleman, Acting Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2018–27195 Filed 12–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P CBPL No. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES 27–01 27–03 27–04 27–06 27–07 27–46 27–48 .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA), as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of March 6, 2018. DATES: Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA) was accredited and approved, as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of March 6, 2018. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for March 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Justin Shey, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202–344–1060. SUMMARY: D D D D D D D 287 4006 95 473 4807 5002 4052 00:45 Dec 18, 2018 API chapters 1 ................... 2 ................... 3 ................... 7 ................... 8 ................... 11 ................. 12 ................. 17 ................. Title Vocabulary. Tank Calibration. Tank Gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Physical Properties Data. Calculations. Marine Measurement. Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA), is accredited for the following laboratory analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM): Title Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Test Test Test Test Test Test Test Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. VerDate Sep<11>2014 U.S. Customs and Border Protection ASTM Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Intertek USA, Inc., 6050 Egret Ct., Benicia, CA 94510 has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA), is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Jkt 247001 Method Method Method Method Method Method Method for for for for for for for API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method). Water in Crude Oil by Distillation. Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation. Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the Extraction Method. Sediment in Crude Oil by Membrane Filtration. Density and Relative Density of Crude Oils by Digital Density Analyzer. Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344– 1060. The inquiry may also be sent to CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. Please reference the website listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories. E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 64854 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 18, 2018 / Notices Dated: December 6, 2018. Patricia Hawes Coleman, Acting Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2018–27194 Filed 12–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–6113–N–02] Announcement of Funding Awards Office of Strategic Planning and Management, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department in competitions for funding under the Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs) for the following programs: Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation; FY 2018 Lead Technical Studies and Healthy Homes Technical Studies Grant; FY 2018 Housing Counseling Training Grant; FY 2018 Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program, and FY 2018 Choice Neighborhood Planning. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Strategic Planning and Management, Grants Management and Oversight Division at AskGMO@hud.gov or the contact person listed in each appendix. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FY 2017 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation competition was announced in a NOFA published on grants.gov on August 24, 2017 (FR– 6100–N–34). The competition closed on November 22, 2017. Applications were rated and selected for funding based on selection criteria contained in the NOFA. HUD awarded $144,214,284 to 5 recipients to provide grants to support locally driven strategies that address struggling neighborhoods with distressed public or HUD-assisted housing through a comprehensive approach to neighborhood transformation. Local leaders, residents, and stakeholders, such as public housing authorities, cities, schools, police, business owners, nonprofits, and private developers, came together to create and implement a plan that revitalizes distressed HUD housing and addresses the challenges in the amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:45 Dec 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 surrounding neighborhood. The program helps communities transform neighborhoods by revitalizing severely distressed public and/or assisted housing and catalyzing critical improvements in the neighborhood, including vacant property, housing, businesses, services and schools. The FY 2018 Lead Technical Studies Grant competition was announced in the NOFA published on grants.gov on May 10, 2018 (FR–6200–N–15). The competition closed on June 13, 2018, for Pre-Applications and on August 20, 2018, for Full Applications. Applications were rated and selected for funding based on selection criteria contained in the NOFA. HUD awarded $1,946,741 to 3 recipients to gain knowledge to improve the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of methods for evaluation and control of residential lead-based paint hazards. The FY 2018 Healthy Homes Technical Studies Grant competition was announced in the NOFA published on grants.gov on May 10, 2018 (FR–6200–N–15). The competition closed on June 13, 2018, for Pre-Applications and August 20, 2018, for Full Applications. Applications were rated and selected for funding based on selection criteria contained in the NOFA. HUD awarded $4,771,419 to 5 recipients to advance the recognition and control of priority residential health and safety hazards and more closely examine the link between housing and health. The FY 2018 Housing Counseling Training Grant competition was announced in the NOFA published on grants.gov on August 01, 2018 (FR– 6200–N–30). The competition closed on August 31, 2018. Applications were rated and selected for funding based on selection criteria contained in the NOFA. HUD awarded $3,500,000 to 4 recipients to continue investing in the creation and maintenance of a professional and effective housing counseling industry that can meaningfully assist consumers by providing them with the information they need to make informed housing choices and maximizes the impact of Federal funding appropriated for HUD’s Housing Counseling Program. The FY 2018 Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program competition was announced in the NOFA published on grants.gov on July 03, 2018 (FR– 6200–N–33). The competition closed on August 07, 2018. Applications were rated and selected for funding based on selection criteria contained in the NOFA. HUD awarded $46,631,397 to PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 207 recipients to provide funds that shall be used for providing counseling and advice to tenants and homeowners with respect to property maintenance, financial management and literacy, and such other matters as may be appropriate to assist program clients improve their housing conditions, meet financial needs and fulfill the responsibilities of tenancy or homeownership. Funding is intended to support HUD-approved housing counseling agencies to respond flexibly to the needs of residents and neighborhoods and deliver a wide variety of housing counseling services to homebuyers, homeowners, renters, and the homeless. property maintenance, financial management and literacy, and such other matters as may be appropriate to assist program clients improve their housing conditions, meet financial needs and fulfill the responsibilities of tenancy or homeownership. The FY 2018 Choice Neighborhoods Planning competition was announced in the NOFA published on grants.gov on April 10, 2018 (FR–6200–N–38). The competition closed on June 12, 2018. Applications were rated and selected for funding based on selection criteria contained in the NOFA. HUD awarded $4, 950,000 to 6 recipients to resources to address three core goals: Housing, People and Neighborhoods. To achieve these core goals, communities must develop and implement a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization strategy, or Transformation Plan. The Transformation Plan will become the guiding document for the revitalization of the public and/or assisted housing units while simultaneously directing the transformation of the surrounding neighborhood and positive outcomes for families. In accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat. 1987, 42 U.S.C. 3545(a)(4)(C)), the Department is publishing the awardees and the amounts of the awards in Appendices A–F to this document. Dated: December 3, 2018. Christopher Walsh, Director, Grants Management & Oversight. Appendix A FY2017 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants Contact: Mindy Turbov, (202) 402–4191. E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA), 
as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Intertek USA, Inc. 
(Benicia, CA), as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA), has been approved to gauge petroleum 
and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and 
certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three 
years as of March 6, 2018.

DATES: Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA) was accredited and approved, as 
a commercial gauger and laboratory as of March 6, 2018. The next 
triennial inspection date will be scheduled for March 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Justin Shey, Laboratories and 
Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 
202-344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 
151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Intertek USA, Inc., 6050 Egret Ct., 
Benicia, CA 94510 has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain 
petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain 
petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the 
provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13.
    Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA), is approved for the following 
gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from 
the American Petroleum Institute (API):

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           API chapters                            Title
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1................................  Vocabulary.
2................................  Tank Calibration.
3................................  Tank Gauging.
7................................  Temperature Determination.
8................................  Sampling.
11...............................  Physical Properties Data.
12...............................  Calculations.
17...............................  Marine Measurement.
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    Intertek USA, Inc. (Benicia, CA), is accredited for the following 
laboratory analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain 
petroleum products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
Laboratory Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and 
Materials (ASTM):

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      CBPL No.               ASTM                      Title
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27-01..............  D 287                Standard Test Method for API
                                           Gravity of Crude Petroleum
                                           and Petroleum Products
                                           (Hydrometer Method).
27-03..............  D 4006               Standard Test Method for Water
                                           in Crude Oil by Distillation.
27-04..............  D 95                 Standard Test Method for Water
                                           in Petroleum Products and
                                           Bituminous Materials by
                                           Distillation.
27-06..............  D 473                Standard Test Method for
                                           Sediment in Crude Oils and
                                           Fuel Oils by the Extraction
                                           Method.
27-07..............  D 4807               Standard Test Method for
                                           Sediment in Crude Oil by
                                           Membrane Filtration.
27-46..............  D 5002               Standard Test Method for
                                           Density and Relative Density
                                           of Crude Oils by Digital
                                           Density Analyzer.
27-48..............  D 4052               Standard Test Method for
                                           Density and Relative Density
                                           of Liquids by Digital Density
                                           Meter.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses 
and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from 
the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service 
requested.
    Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger 
service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be 
directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 
344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. 
Please reference the website listed below for a complete listing of CBP 
approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories.


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    Dated: December 6, 2018.
Patricia Hawes Coleman,
Acting Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.
[FR Doc. 2018-27194 Filed 12-17-18; 8:45 am]
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