Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-725P1); Consolidated Comment Request; Extension, 25249-25251 [2019-11357]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 105 / Friday, May 31, 2019 / Notices 25249 Docket Numbers: ER19–1966–000. Applicants: Southern California Edison Company. Description: Tariff Cancellation: Cancel LGIA Golden Oasis Project SA No. 188 to be effective 7/3/2019. Filed Date: 5/23/19. Accession Number: 20190523–5089. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/13/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1967–000. Applicants: El Paso Electric Company. Description: Compliance filing: Order No. 819 Compliance—Market-Based Rate Tariff to be effective 5/24/2019. Filed Date: 5/23/19. Accession Number: 20190523–5094. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/13/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1968–000. Applicants: AEP Indiana Michigan Transmission Company, Inc., Indiana Michigan Power Company, PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: AEP submits ILDSA, Service Agreement Nos. 1262 and 5120 and Prairie Ronde FA to be effective 6/1/2019. Filed Date: 5/23/19. Accession Number: 20190523–5113. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/13/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1969–000. Applicants: Louisville Gas and Electric Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Amendment LGE–KU Joint Short Form MBR Tariff to be effective 7/23/2019. Filed Date: 5/23/19. Accession Number: 20190523–5119. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/13/19. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings [Docket No. EL19–68–000] Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date: New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corporation Dated: May 23, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. Dated: May 23, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–11355 Filed 5–30–19; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2019–11358 Filed 5–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 May 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP19–1231–000. Applicants: Discovery Gas Transmission LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: 2019 FL&U Submittal to be effective 7/1/ 2019. Filed Date: 5/21/19. Accession Number: 20190521–5057. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/3/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1232–000. Applicants: Elba Express Company, L.L.C. Description: Compliance filing Annual Cashout True-up 2019. Filed Date: 5/22/19. Accession Number: 20190522–5017. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/3/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1233–000. Applicants: Transwestern Pipeline Company, LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rate Filing (BP Energy) on 5–22–19 to be effective 6/1/2019. Filed Date: 5/22/19. Accession Number: 20190522–5032. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/3/19. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On May 24, 2019, the Commission issued an order in Docket No. EL19–68– 000, pursuant to section 206 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), 16 U.S.C. 824e (2012), instituting an investigation into whether New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corporation’s market-based rate authority in the New Brunswick System Operator balancing authority area is just and reasonable. New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corporation, 167 FERC ¶ 61,172 (2019). The refund effective date in Docket No. EL19–68–000, established pursuant to section 206(b) of the FPA, will be the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Any interested person desiring to be heard in Docket No. EL19–68–000 must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.214 (2018), within 21 days of the date of issuance of the order. Dated: May 24, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–11365 Filed 5–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC19–23–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–725P1); Consolidated Comment Request; Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice of information collections and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the requirements and burden of the information collections described below. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1 25250 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 105 / Friday, May 31, 2019 / Notices Comments on the collections of information are due July 30, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC19–23–000) by either of the following methods: • eFiling at Commission’s Website: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Please reference the specific collection number and/or title in your comments. Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with submission guidelines at: http:// www.ferc.gov/help/submissionguide.asp. For user assistance contact FERC Online Support by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208–3676 (toll-free), or (202) 502–8659 for TTY. Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/docs-filing.asp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at DataClearance@FERC.gov, telephone at (202) 502–8663, and fax at (202) 273– 0873. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Type of Request: Three-year extension of the information collection requirements for all collections described below with no changes to the DATES: current reporting requirements. Please note the three collections are distinct. Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimates of the burden and cost of the collections of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collections; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Title: FERC–725P1 (Mandatory Reliability Standards: PRC–005–6 Reliability Standard). OMB Control No.: 1902–0280. Abstract: The Commission requires the information collected by the FERC– 725P1 to Ok. implement the statutory provisions of section 215 of the Federal Power Act (FPA).1 On August 8, 2005, Congress enacted into law the Electricity Modernization Act of 2005, which is Title XII, Subtitle A, of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005).2 EPAct 2005 added a new section 215 to the FPA, which required a Commission-certified Electric Reliability Organization (ERO) to develop mandatory and enforceable Reliability Standards, which are subject to Commission review and approval. Once approved, the Reliability Standards may be enforced by the ERO subject to Commission oversight, or the Commission can independently enforce Reliability Standards.3 On February 3, 2006, the Commission issued Order No. 672, implementing section 215 of the FPA.4 Pursuant to Order No. 672, the Commission certified one organization, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), as the ERO.5 The Reliability Standards developed by the ERO and approved by the Commission apply to users, owners and operators of the Bulk-Power System as set forth in each Reliability Standard. On November 13, 2015, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) filed a petition for Commission approval of proposed Reliability Standard PRC–005–6 (Protection System, Automatic Reclosing, and Sudden Pressure Relaying Maintenance). NERC also requested approval of the proposed implementation plan for PRC–005–6, and the retirement of previous versions of Reliability Standard PRC–005. NERC explained in its petition that Reliability Standard PRC–005–6 represents an improvement upon the most recently-approved version of the standard, PRC–005–4. FERC approved the proposed Reliability Standard PRC– 005–6 on December 18, 2015. Type of Respondent: Transmission Owners (TO), Generator Owners (GO), and Distribution Providers. Estimate of Annual Burden: The Commission estimates the annual public reporting burden for the information collection as: FERC–725K—MANDATORY RELIABILITY STANDARDS FOR THE SERC REGION 6 Number of respondents Annual number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden hrs. & cost per response 7 Total annual burden hours & total annual cost 8 (1) (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) 2 hrs.; $133.80 ........... 1,992 hrs.; $133,265.10 9 996 PRC–005–6 Reliability Standard ............. One-time reporting requirements related to the implementation of the PRC–005–6 Reliability Standard are 1 16 U.S.C. 824o (2012). Policy Act of 2005, Public Law 109–58, Title XII, Subtitle A, 119 Stat. 594, 941 (codified at 16 U.S.C. 824o). 3 16 U.S.C. 824o(e)(3). 4 Rules Concerning Certification of the Electric Reliability Organization; and Procedures for the Establishment, Approval, and Enforcement of Electric Reliability Standards, Order No. 672, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,204, order on reh’g, Order No. 672–A, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,212 (2006). 5 North American Electric Reliability Corp., 116 FERC ¶ 61,062, order on reh’g and compliance, 117 khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 2 Energy VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 May 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 1 996 being removed from the FERC–725P1 information collection. A list of those removed reporting requirements and their related burdens follows: FERC ¶ 61,126 (2006), order on compliance, 118 FERC ¶ 61,190, order on reh’g, 119 FERC ¶ 61,046 (2007), aff’d sub nom. Alcoa Inc. v. FERC, 564 F.3d 1342 (D.C. Cir. 2009). 6 Entities affected by the PRC–005–6 Reliability Standard are registered to serve any of the following roles: • PC=Planning Coordinators; • GO=Generator Owners. Some entities are registered to serve both roles. 7 The estimated hourly cost (salary plus benefits) provided in this section is based on the salary figures (http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/naics2_ 22.htm) and benefits (http://www.bls.gov/ news.release/ecec.nr0.htm) for May 2017 posted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Utilities sector. The hourly estimates for salary plus benefits are $66.90/hour based on the Electrical Engineering career (Occupation Code: 17–2071). 8 Total Annual Cost is rounded-up from $133,264.80 to $133,265. 9 20 (PC role only) + 927 (GO role only) + 49 (joint role as PC and GO) = 996 unique entities. 10 This number is rounded from $133,264.80. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 105 / Friday, May 31, 2019 / Notices khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES • One-time review of existing plant and substation sites: 937 responses and 1,874 hours. • One-time review and adjustment of existing programs for reclosing relays and associated equipment: 288 responses and 2,448 hours. • One-time review and adjustment of existing program for sudden pressure relays: 1,287 responses and 10,296 hours. The previous table presents the FERC–725P1 burden estimate after these three one-time requirements were removed and the burden was reduced. Description: Tariff Amendment: Deferral of Commission Action in ER19– 1463 to be effective 12/31/9998. Filed Date: 5/23/19. Accession Number: 20190523–5050. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/13/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1954–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: Order Nos. 845 and 845–A Compliance Filing to be effective 12/31/9998. Filed Date: 5/22/19. Accession Number: 20190522–5165. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/12/19. Dated: May 23, 2019. Docket Numbers: ER19–1955–000. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Applicants: Public Service Company of New Mexico. Deputy Secretary. Description: Compliance filing: Order [FR Doc. 2019–11357 Filed 5–30–19; 8:45 am] 845 Compliance Filing to be effective BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 5/22/2019. Filed Date: 5/22/19. Accession Number: 20190522–5176. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/12/19. Federal Energy Regulatory Docket Numbers: ER19–1956–000. Commission Applicants: Cube Yadkin Transmission LLC. Combined Notice of Filings #1 Description: Compliance filing: Order 845 Compliance Filing to be effective Take notice that the Commission 5/22/2019. received the following electric rate Filed Date: 5/22/19. filings: Accession Number: 20190522–5178. Docket Numbers: ER11–47–010; Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/12/19. ER12–1540–008; ER12–1541–008; ER12–1542–008; ER12–1544–008; Docket Numbers: ER19–1957–000. ER12–2343–008; ER13–1896–014; Applicants: Alabama Power ER14–594–012; ER16–323–006; ER17– Company. 1930–002; ER17–1931–002; ER17–1932– Description: Compliance filing: Order 002; ER11–41–010; ER11–46–013. Nos. 845 and 845–A Interconnection Applicants: Appalachian Power Reform Compliance Filing to be Company, Indiana Michigan Power effective 5/22/2019. Company, Kentucky Power Company, Filed Date: 5/22/19. Kingsport Power Company, Wheeling Accession Number: 20190522–5181. Power Company, AEP Texas Inc., Public Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/12/19. Service Company of Oklahoma, Docket Numbers: ER19–1958–000. Southwestern Electric Power Company, Applicants: PJM Interconnection, Ohio Power Company, AEP Energy L.L.C. Partners, Inc., AEP Retail Energy Description: Compliance filing: Partners LLC, AEP Energy, Inc., AEP Compliance filing to Order No. 845 re: Generation Resources Inc., Ohio Valley Large Generator Interconnection to be Electric Corporation. effective 12/31/9998. Description: Notice of Non-Material Filed Date: 5/22/19. Change in Status of the AEP Companies. Accession Number: 20190522–5182. Filed Date: 5/22/19. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/12/19. Accession Number: 20190522–5208. Docket Numbers: ER19–1959–000. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/12/19. Applicants: Avista Corporation. Docket Numbers: ER11–2029–006. Description: Compliance filing: Avista Applicants: Cedar Creek II, LLC, Flat Corp OATT Order 845/845A Ridge 2 Wind Energy LLC, Fowler Ridge Compliance Filing to be effective II Wind Farm LLC, Mehoopany Wind 5/22/2019. Energy LLC. Filed Date: 5/22/19. Description: Notice of Change in Accession Number: 20190522–5186. Status of Cedar Creek II, LLC, et al. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/12/19. Filed Date: 5/22/19. Accession Number: 20190522–5219. Docket Numbers: ER19–1960–000. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/12/19. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Docket Numbers: ER19–1463–001. Description: Compliance filing: 2019– Applicants: Upper Michigan Energy 05–22_Attachment X Compliance Resources Corporation. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 May 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25251 relative to RM17–8 (Order 845) to be effective 12/31/9998. Filed Date: 5/22/19. Accession Number: 20190522–5187. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/12/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1961–000. Applicants: GridLiance High Plains LLC. Description: Compliance filing: Compliance Filing to be effective 5/22/2019. Filed Date: 5/22/19. Accession Number: 20190522–5188. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/12/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1961–001. Applicants: GridLiance High Plains LLC. Description: Compliance filing: Supplemental Filing to Order No. 845 Compliance Filing to be effective 5/22/2019. Filed Date: 5/23/19. Accession Number: 20190523–5056. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/13/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1962–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 1166R33 Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority NITSA and NOA to be effective 7/1/2019. Filed Date: 5/23/19. Accession Number: 20190523–5036. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/13/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1963–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., MidAmerican Energy Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 2019–05–23_MidAmerican Revisions to Modify Posting Date of Projected Net Rev Req to be effective 8/1/2019. Filed Date: 5/23/19. Accession Number: 20190523–5048. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/13/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1964–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 1518R17 Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp NITSA NOA to be effective 7/1/2019. Filed Date: 5/23/19. Accession Number: 20190523–5049. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/13/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1965–000. Applicants: Alcoa Power Generating Inc. Description: Order Nos. 845 and 845– A Compliance Filing of Alcoa Power Generating Inc. Filed Date: 5/22/19. Accession Number: 20190522–5220. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/12/19. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 105 (Friday, May 31, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. IC19-23-000]


Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-725P1); 
Consolidated Comment Request; Extension

AGENCY:  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

ACTION:  Notice of information collections and request for comments.

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SUMMARY:  In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the requirements 
and burden of the information collections described below.

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DATES:  Comments on the collections of information are due July 30, 
2019.

ADDRESSES:  You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC19-23-
000) by either of the following methods:
     eFiling at Commission's Website: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp.
     Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE, 
Washington, DC 20426.
    Please reference the specific collection number and/or title in 
your comments.
    Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in 
accordance with submission guidelines at: http://www.ferc.gov/help/submission-guide.asp. For user assistance contact FERC Online Support 
by email at [email protected], or by phone at: (866) 208-3676 
(toll-free), or (202) 502-8659 for TTY.
    Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of 
activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and 
issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/docs-filing.asp.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Ellen Brown may be reached by email 
at [email protected], telephone at (202) 502-8663, and fax at 
(202) 273-0873.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Type of Request: Three-year extension of the information collection 
requirements for all collections described below with no changes to the 
current reporting requirements. Please note the three collections are 
distinct.
    Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collections of 
information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions 
of the Commission, including whether the information will have 
practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the 
burden and cost of the collections of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance 
the quality, utility and clarity of the information collections; and 
(4) ways to minimize the burden of the collections of information on 
those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Title: FERC-725P1 (Mandatory Reliability Standards: PRC-005-6 
Reliability Standard).
    OMB Control No.: 1902-0280.
    Abstract: The Commission requires the information collected by the 
FERC-725P1 to Ok. implement the statutory provisions of section 215 of 
the Federal Power Act (FPA).\1\ On August 8, 2005, Congress enacted 
into law the Electricity Modernization Act of 2005, which is Title XII, 
Subtitle A, of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005).\2\ EPAct 
2005 added a new section 215 to the FPA, which required a Commission-
certified Electric Reliability Organization (ERO) to develop mandatory 
and enforceable Reliability Standards, which are subject to Commission 
review and approval. Once approved, the Reliability Standards may be 
enforced by the ERO subject to Commission oversight, or the Commission 
can independently enforce Reliability Standards.\3\
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    \1\ 16 U.S.C. 824o (2012).
    \2\ Energy Policy Act of 2005, Public Law 109-58, Title XII, 
Subtitle A, 119 Stat. 594, 941 (codified at 16 U.S.C. 824o).
    \3\ 16 U.S.C. 824o(e)(3).
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    On February 3, 2006, the Commission issued Order No. 672, 
implementing section 215 of the FPA.\4\ Pursuant to Order No. 672, the 
Commission certified one organization, North American Electric 
Reliability Corporation (NERC), as the ERO.\5\ The Reliability 
Standards developed by the ERO and approved by the Commission apply to 
users, owners and operators of the Bulk-Power System as set forth in 
each Reliability Standard.
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    \4\ Rules Concerning Certification of the Electric Reliability 
Organization; and Procedures for the Establishment, Approval, and 
Enforcement of Electric Reliability Standards, Order No. 672, FERC 
Stats. & Regs. ] 31,204, order on reh'g, Order No. 672-A, FERC 
Stats. & Regs. ] 31,212 (2006).
    \5\ North American Electric Reliability Corp., 116 FERC ] 
61,062, order on reh'g and compliance, 117 FERC ] 61,126 (2006), 
order on compliance, 118 FERC ] 61,190, order on reh'g, 119 FERC ] 
61,046 (2007), aff'd sub nom. Alcoa Inc. v. FERC, 564 F.3d 1342 
(D.C. Cir. 2009).
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    On November 13, 2015, the North American Electric Reliability 
Corporation (NERC) filed a petition for Commission approval of proposed 
Reliability Standard PRC-005-6 (Protection System, Automatic Reclosing, 
and Sudden Pressure Relaying Maintenance). NERC also requested approval 
of the proposed implementation plan for PRC-005-6, and the retirement 
of previous versions of Reliability Standard PRC-005.
    NERC explained in its petition that Reliability Standard PRC-005-6 
represents an improvement upon the most recently-approved version of 
the standard, PRC-005-4. FERC approved the proposed Reliability 
Standard PRC-005-6 on December 18, 2015.
    Type of Respondent: Transmission Owners (TO), Generator Owners 
(GO), and Distribution Providers.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: The Commission estimates the annual 
public reporting burden for the information collection as:

                                           FERC-725K--Mandatory Reliability Standards for the SERC Region \6\
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                                                     Annual number
                                       Number of     of responses    Total number    Average burden hrs. & cost per    Total annual burden hours & total
                                      respondents   per respondent   of responses             response \7\                      annual cost \8\
                                               (1)             (2)     (1) * (2) =  (4).............................  (3) * (4) = (5)
                                                                               (3)
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PRC-005-6 Reliability Standard....         \9\ 996               1             996  2 hrs.; $133.80.................   1,992 hrs.; $133,265.\10\
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    One-time reporting requirements related to the implementation of 
the PRC-005-6 Reliability Standard are being removed from the FERC-
725P1 information collection. A list of those removed reporting 
requirements and their related burdens follows:
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    \6\ Entities affected by the PRC-005-6 Reliability Standard are 
registered to serve any of the following roles:
     PC=Planning Coordinators;
     GO=Generator Owners.
    Some entities are registered to serve both roles.
    \7\ The estimated hourly cost (salary plus benefits) provided in 
this section is based on the salary figures (http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/naics2_22.htm) and benefits (http://www.bls.gov/news.release/ecec.nr0.htm) for May 2017 posted by the Bureau of 
Labor Statistics for the Utilities sector. The hourly estimates for 
salary plus benefits are $66.90/hour based on the Electrical 
Engineering career (Occupation Code: 17-2071).
    \8\ Total Annual Cost is rounded-up from $133,264.80 to 
$133,265.
    \9\ 20 (PC role only) + 927 (GO role only) + 49 (joint role as 
PC and GO) = 996 unique entities.
    \10\ This number is rounded from $133,264.80.

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     One-time review of existing plant and substation sites: 
937 responses and 1,874 hours.
     One-time review and adjustment of existing programs for 
reclosing relays and associated equipment: 288 responses and 2,448 
hours.
     One-time review and adjustment of existing program for 
sudden pressure relays: 1,287 responses and 10,296 hours.
    The previous table presents the FERC-725P1 burden estimate after 
these three one-time requirements were removed and the burden was 
reduced.

    Dated: May 23, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-11357 Filed 5-30-19; 8:45 am]
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