Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-725M); Comment Request; Extension, 44891-44893 [2019-18428]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2019–ICCD–0104] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations and General Provisions Regulations 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 28, 2019. 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– 2019–ICCD–0104. 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. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please include the docket ID number and the title of the information collection request when requesting documents or submitting comments. 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 jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 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 Loan Program Regulations and General Provisions Regulations. OMB Control Number: 1845–0019. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector; Individuals or Households; State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 11,616,710. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 6,247,152. Abstract: This request is for continued approval of the reporting and recordkeeping requirements that are contained in the General Provisions regulations as well as the specific program regulations for the Federal Perkins Loan program, the Federal Work-Study program, and the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunities Grant program. This purpose of this submission is to extend this collection for the next three year period. The information collection requirements are necessary to determine eligibility to receive program benefits and to prevent fraud and abuse of program funds. Dated: August 22, 2019. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Information Collection Clearance Program, Information Management Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–18452 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44891 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC19–32–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–725M); Comment Request; Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC– 725M (Mandatory Reliability Standards: Generator Requirements at the Transmission Interface) which will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a review of the information collection requirements. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due October 28, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC19–32–000) 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. 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: Title: FERC–725M (Mandatory Reliability Standards: Generator Requirements at the Transmission Interface). OMB Control No.: 1902–0263. Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC–725M with no updates to the current reporting requirements. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 44892 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices Abstract: On September 19, 2013, the Commission issued Order No. 785, Docket No. RM12–16–000, a Final Rule 1 approving modifications to four existing Reliability Standards submitted by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the Commission certified Electric Reliability Organization. Specifically, the Commission approved Reliability Standards FAC–001–1 (Facility Connection Requirements), FAC–003–3 (Transmission Vegetation Management), PRC–004–2.1a (Analysis and Mitigation of Transmission and Generation Protection System Misoperations), and PRC–005–1.1b (Transmission and Generation Protection System Maintenance and Testing).2 The modifications improved reliability either by extending applicability of the Reliability Standard to certain generator interconnection facilities, or by clarifying that the existing Reliability Standard is and remains applicable to generator interconnection facilities. On April 26, 2016, a Delegated Letter Order was issued, Docket No. RD16–4– 000, approving proposed Reliability Standard FAC–003–4 (Transmission Vegetation Management). Reliability Standard FAC–003–4 reflected revisions to the current Minimum Vegetation Clearance Distances (MVCDs) in Reliability Standard FAC–003–3 based on additional testing regarding the appropriate gap factor to be used to calculate clearance distances for vegetation. NERC explained that Reliability Standard FAC–003–4 includes higher and more conservative MVCD values and, therefore, maintained that these revisions would ‘‘enhance reliability and provide additional confidence by applying a more conservative approach to determining the vegetation clearing distances.’’ In FERC–725M we are: (1) Adjusting the burden in FAC–003– 4 to reflect the latest number of applicable entities based on the NERC Compliance Registry as of July 26, 2019. (2) Making a program change to administratively remove all one-time burden 3 that is being inadvertently counted in FERC–725M and FERC– 725D. Type of Respondents: Transmission Owner (TO); Generator Owner (GO); and Regional Entity (RE). Estimate of Annual Burden.4 The Commission estimates the annual public reporting burden and cost 5 for the information collectionas: FERC–725M, MANDATORY RELIABILITY STANDARDS: GENERATOR REQUIREMENTS AT THE TRANSMISSION INTERFACE Number of respondents 6 Annual number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden hours & cost per response Total annual burden hours & total annual cost Cost per respondent ($) (1) (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) (5)÷(1) jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES FAC–003–4 (Transmission Vegetation Management) Generator Owners, Regional Entities: Quarterly Reporting (Compliance 1.4). Generator Owners: Annual Veg. inspect. Doc. (M6); Work Plan (M7); Evidence of Mgt. of Veg. (M1 & M2); Confirmed Veg. Condition (M4); & Corrective Action (M5). Generator Owners, Transmission Owners: Record Retention (Compliance 1.2). 101 7 4 404 0.25 hrs.; $17.00 ... 101 hrs.; 6,868.00 .......... $68.00 95 1 95 2 hrs.; $136.00 ...... 190 hrs.; 12,920.00 ........ 136.00 423 1 423 1 hr.; $68.00 .......... 423 hrs.; 28,764.00 ........ 68.00 Total ......................... ........................ ........................ 922 ................................ 714 hrs.: $48,552.00 ...... $272.00 1 Generator Requirements at the Transmission Interface, 144 FERC ¶ 61,221 (2013). 2 The burden is included in information collection FERC–725M. The burdens related to previous versions of Reliability Standards mentioned in the Final Rule: FAC–001–0 (Facility Connection Requirements); FAC–003–2 (Transmission Vegetation Management); PRC–004–2a (Analysis and Mitigation of Transmission and Generation Protection System Misoperations); and PRC–005–1b (Transmission and Generation Protection System Maintenance and Testing) are included in FERC– 725A (Mandatory Reliability Standards for the Bulk-Power System, OMB Control No. 1902–0244). The Final Rule states the modifications included in PRC–004–2.1a and PRC–005–1.1b are clarifications of existing requirements, do not extend those existing requirements to any new entity or to additional facilities, and do not affect the existing burden related to those standards. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 3 One-time burden is typically performed in the first year of implementation. All burden associated with FAC–001–3 in this collection was removed in 2015. The burden in FAC–001–3 was transferred in 2015 to FERC–725D (OMB Control Number 1902– 0247). See the November 6, 2014 Delegated Letter Order, Docket No. RD14–12–000, approving Reliability Standard FAC–001–2 and Order No. 836, Balancing Authority Control, Inadvertent Interchange, and Facility Interconnection Reliability Standards, 160 FERC 61,070 (2017), approving Reliability Standard FAC–001–3. 4 Burden is defined as the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a federal agency. See 5 CFR 1320 for additional information on the definition of information collection burden. 5 The estimated hourly cost (salary plus benefits) are based on the figures for May 2018 posted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Utilities sector (available at http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/naics2_ PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22.htm) and updated March 2019 for benefits information (at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/ ecec.nr0.htm). The hourly estimates for salary plus benefits are: —Manager (code 11–0000), $95.24 —Information and Records Clerks (code 43– 4199), $40.84 —Electrical Engineer (code 17–2071), $68.17 The average hourly burden cost for this collection is $68.08 [($95.24 + $40.84 + $68.17)/3 = $68.08)].and is rounded to $68.00 an hour. 6 According to the NERC Compliance Registry as of July 26, 2019, there are 946 generator owners and 328 transmission owners registered in North America. We estimate that approximately 10 percent (or 95) of these generator owners have interconnection facilities that are applicable to the standard. 7 The estimated number of respondents (101) includes 95 generator owners and 6 Regional Entities. E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is 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 collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: August 21, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–18428 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–475–000] jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Gulfstream Natural Gas System, L.L.C. Phase VI Expansion Project On June 3, 2019, Gulfstream Natural Gas System, L.L.C. (Gulfstream) filed an application in Docket No. CP19–475– 000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 7(b) and 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to abandon, construct, and operate certain natural gas pipeline facilities in Alabama and Florida. The proposed project is known as the Phase VI Expansion Project (Project). The Project would add an additional 78,000 dekatherms per day of mainline capacity to an existing power plant in Manatee County, Florida. On June 17, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. Among other things, that notice alerted agencies issuing federal authorizations of the requirement to complete all necessary reviews and to reach a final decision on a request for a federal authorization within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Project. This instant notice identifies the FERC staff’s planned schedule for the completion of the EA for the Project. Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of EA—January 16, 2020 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—April 15, 2020 If a schedule change becomes necessary, additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the Project’s progress. Project Description Gulfstream proposes to install one 16,000 horsepower turbine driven compressor unit at its existing Compressor Station 410 located in Mobile County, Alabama and would also abandon in place approximately 4 miles of 36-inch-diameter pipeline in Mobile County. Gulfstream would construct approximately 4 miles of thicker walled 36-inch-diameter pipeline to replace the abandoned pipeline and increase the maximum allowable operating pressure of approximately 59 miles of 36-inchdiameter onshore and offshore pipeline. The Project would also require the construction of metering equipment at Compressor Station 420 in Manatee County, Florida. Background On July 25, 2019, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Phase VI Expansion Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (NOI). The NOI was sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. To date, the Commission received comments from one landowner in response to the NOI. The primary issues raised by the commenter were not related to the Project. All substantive comments will be addressed in the forthcoming EA. Additional Information In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EA and to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. This can reduce the amount of time you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with notification of these filings, document summaries, and direct links to the documents. Go to www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/esubscription.asp. Additional information about the Project is available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs at (866) 208–FERC or on the FERC website (www.ferc.gov). Using the eLibrary link, select General Search from the eLibrary menu, enter the PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44893 selected date range and Docket Number excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP19–475), and follow the instructions. For assistance with access to eLibrary, the helpline can be reached at (866) 208–3676, TTY (202) 502–8659, or at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. The eLibrary link on the FERC website also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings. Dated: August 21, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–18429 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9999–02–Region 5] Proposed CERCLA Administrative Settlement Agreement for Alreco Metals Superfund Site, Benton Harbor, Michigan Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of proposed settlement agreement and request for public comments. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is giving notice of a proposed administrative settlement for recovery of past response costs concerning the Alreco Metals Superfund Site in Benton Harbor, Michigan with the following settling parties: Louis Padnos Iron & Metal Company; Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.; and Service Aluminum Corporation. The EPA invites written public comments on the Settlement for thirty (30) days following publication of this notice. The settlement requires the settling parties to pay $585,570.40 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund. DATES: Comments must be received on or before September 26, 2019. ADDRESSES: The proposed settlement and related documents can be viewed at the Superfund Records Center (SRC–7J), United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, 77 W Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604, (312) 886–4465 and on-line at https://response.epa.gov/site/ site_profile.aspx?site_id=9619. You may send comments, referencing the Alreco Metals Superfund Site in Benton Harbor, Michigan and identified by Docket ID No. [V–W–19–C–010], to the following address: William Greaves, Superfund & Emergency Management SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. IC19-32-000]


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

AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission 
or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved 
information collection, FERC-725M (Mandatory Reliability Standards: 
Generator Requirements at the Transmission Interface) which will be 
submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a review of 
the information collection requirements.

DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due October 28, 
2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC19-32-
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.
    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: 
    Title: FERC-725M (Mandatory Reliability Standards: Generator 
Requirements at the Transmission Interface).
    OMB Control No.: 1902-0263.
    Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC-725M with no 
updates to the current reporting requirements.

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    Abstract: On September 19, 2013, the Commission issued Order No. 
785, Docket No. RM12-16-000, a Final Rule \1\ approving modifications 
to four existing Reliability Standards submitted by the North American 
Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the Commission certified 
Electric Reliability Organization. Specifically, the Commission 
approved Reliability Standards FAC-001-1 (Facility Connection 
Requirements), FAC-003-3 (Transmission Vegetation Management), PRC-004-
2.1a (Analysis and Mitigation of Transmission and Generation Protection 
System Misoperations), and PRC-005-1.1b (Transmission and Generation 
Protection System Maintenance and Testing).\2\ The modifications 
improved reliability either by extending applicability of the 
Reliability Standard to certain generator interconnection facilities, 
or by clarifying that the existing Reliability Standard is and remains 
applicable to generator interconnection facilities.
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    \1\ Generator Requirements at the Transmission Interface, 144 
FERC ] 61,221 (2013).
    \2\ The burden is included in information collection FERC-725M.
    The burdens related to previous versions of Reliability 
Standards mentioned in the Final Rule: FAC-001-0 (Facility 
Connection Requirements); FAC-003-2 (Transmission Vegetation 
Management); PRC-004-2a (Analysis and Mitigation of Transmission and 
Generation Protection System Misoperations); and PRC-005-1b 
(Transmission and Generation Protection System Maintenance and 
Testing) are included in FERC-725A (Mandatory Reliability Standards 
for the Bulk-Power System, OMB Control No. 1902-0244).
    The Final Rule states the modifications included in PRC-004-2.1a 
and PRC-005-1.1b are clarifications of existing requirements, do not 
extend those existing requirements to any new entity or to 
additional facilities, and do not affect the existing burden related 
to those standards.
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    On April 26, 2016, a Delegated Letter Order was issued, Docket No. 
RD16-4-000, approving proposed Reliability Standard FAC-003-4 
(Transmission Vegetation Management). Reliability Standard FAC-003-4 
reflected revisions to the current Minimum Vegetation Clearance 
Distances (MVCDs) in Reliability Standard FAC-003-3 based on additional 
testing regarding the appropriate gap factor to be used to calculate 
clearance distances for vegetation. NERC explained that Reliability 
Standard FAC-003-4 includes higher and more conservative MVCD values 
and, therefore, maintained that these revisions would ``enhance 
reliability and provide additional confidence by applying a more 
conservative approach to determining the vegetation clearing 
distances.''
    In FERC-725M we are:
    (1) Adjusting the burden in FAC-003-4 to reflect the latest number 
of applicable entities based on the NERC Compliance Registry as of July 
26, 2019.
    (2) Making a program change to administratively remove all one-time 
burden \3\ that is being inadvertently counted in FERC-725M and FERC-
725D.
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    \3\ One-time burden is typically performed in the first year of 
implementation. All burden associated with FAC-001-3 in this 
collection was removed in 2015. The burden in FAC-001-3 was 
transferred in 2015 to FERC-725D (OMB Control Number 1902-0247). See 
the November 6, 2014 Delegated Letter Order, Docket No. RD14-12-000, 
approving Reliability Standard FAC-001-2 and Order No. 836, 
Balancing Authority Control, Inadvertent Interchange, and Facility 
Interconnection Reliability Standards, 160 FERC 61,070 (2017), 
approving Reliability Standard FAC-001-3.
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    Type of Respondents: Transmission Owner (TO); Generator Owner (GO); 
and Regional Entity (RE).
    Estimate of Annual Burden.\4\ The Commission estimates the annual 
public reporting burden and cost \5\ for the information collection as:
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    \4\ Burden is defined as the total time, effort, or financial 
resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or 
disclose or provide information to or for a federal agency. See 5 
CFR 1320 for additional information on the definition of information 
collection burden.
    \5\ The estimated hourly cost (salary plus benefits) are based 
on the figures for May 2018 posted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics 
for the Utilities sector (available at http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/naics2_22.htm) and updated March 2019 for benefits 
information (at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/ecec.nr0.htm). The 
hourly estimates for salary plus benefits are:
    --Manager (code 11-0000), $95.24
    --Information and Records Clerks (code 43-4199), $40.84
    --Electrical Engineer (code 17-2071), $68.17
    The average hourly burden cost for this collection is $68.08 
[($95.24 + $40.84 + $68.17)/3 = $68.08)].and is rounded to $68.00 an 
hour.
    \6\ According to the NERC Compliance Registry as of July 26, 
2019, there are 946 generator owners and 328 transmission owners 
registered in North America. We estimate that approximately 10 
percent (or 95) of these generator owners have interconnection 
facilities that are applicable to the standard.
    \7\ The estimated number of respondents (101) includes 95 
generator owners and 6 Regional Entities.

                            FERC-725M, Mandatory Reliability Standards: Generator Requirements at the Transmission Interface
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                                               Annual  number
                                  Number of     of  responses   Total  number   Average burden  hours &    Total annual  burden hours &      Cost per
                                 respondents         per        of  responses      cost  per response            total annual cost          respondent
                                     \6\         respondent                                                                                     ($)
                                          (1)             (2)     (1) * (2) =  (4)......................  (3) * (4) = (5)...............         (5)/(1)
                                                                          (3)
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                                                     FAC-003-4 (Transmission Vegetation Management)
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Generator Owners, Regional            101 \7\               4             404  0.25 hrs.; $17.00........  101 hrs.; 6,868.00............          $68.00
 Entities: Quarterly
 Reporting (Compliance 1.4).
Generator Owners: Annual Veg.              95               1              95  2 hrs.; $136.00..........  190 hrs.; 12,920.00...........          136.00
 inspect. Doc. (M6); Work
 Plan (M7); Evidence of Mgt.
 of Veg. (M1 & M2); Confirmed
 Veg. Condition (M4); &
 Corrective Action (M5).
Generator Owners,                         423               1             423  1 hr.; $68.00............  423 hrs.; 28,764.00...........           68.00
 Transmission Owners: Record
 Retention (Compliance 1.2).
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    Total....................  ..............  ..............             922  .........................  714 hrs.: $48,552.00..........         $272.00
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    Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of 
information is 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 collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

    Dated: August 21, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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