Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-539) Comment Request; Extension, 46005-46006 [2019-18922]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 3, 2019 / Notices Filed Date: 8/27/19. Accession Number: 20190827–5093. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/17/19. 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. Filed Date: 8/26/19. Accession Number: 20190826–5060. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/9/19. 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. Dated: August 27, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Dated: August 27, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–18924 Filed 8–30–19; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2019–18921 Filed 8–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the website that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on September 11, 2019. Dated: August 27, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–18923 Filed 8–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC19–33–000] Combined Notice of Filings [Docket No. NJ19–16–000] Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative; Notice of Filing Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP19–1484–000. Applicants: Texas Eastern Transmission, LP. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Amended NRAs for Total Contracts 911051 and 911252 to be effective 8/24/ 2019. Filed Date: 8/23/19. Accession Number: 20190823–5056. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/4/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1485–000. Applicants: Colorado Interstate Gas Company, L.L.C. Description: 2019 Penalties Assessed Compliance Filing of Colorado Interstate Gas Company, L.L.C. under RP19–1485. Filed Date: 8/26/19. Accession Number: 20190826–5074. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/9/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–863–001. Applicants: Granite State Gas Transmission, Inc. Description: Compliance filing NAESB Compliance filing for July 29th Order to be effective 8/1/2019. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:24 Aug 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 Take notice that on August 21, 2019, the Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative submitted its tariff filing: Specification of Cost-Based Revenue Requirement to be effective August 21, 2019. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 46005 Sfmt 4703 Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–539) 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– 539 (Gas Pipeline Certificates: Import & Export Related Applications). DATES: Comments on the collections of information are due November 4, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC19–33–000) 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1 46006 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 3, 2019 / Notices 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–539 (Gas Pipeline Certificates: Import & Export Related Applications). OMB Control No.: 1902–0062. Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC–539 with no changes to the current reporting requirements. Abstract: Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) (15 U.S.C. 717–717w) provides, in part, that ‘‘ . . . no person shall export any natural gas from the United States to a foreign country or import any natural gas from a foreign country without first having secured and order from the Commission authorizing it to do so.’’ The 1992 amendments to Section 3 of the NGA concern importation or exportation from/to a nation which has a free trade agreement with the United States, and requires that such importation or exportation: (1) Shall be deemed to be a ‘‘first sale’’, i.e., not a sale for a resale, and (2) Shall be deemed to be consistent with the public interest, and applications for such importation or exportation shall be granted without modification or delay. With the ratification of the North American Free Trade Agreement and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement, the Federal regulatory focus on construction, operation, and siting of import and export facilities increased significantly. Estimate of Annual Burden.1 The Commission estimates the annual public reporting burden for the information collection as: FERC–539, GAS PIPELINE CERTIFICATES: IMPORT & EXPORT RELATED APPLICATIONS Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden hours & average cost 2 per response ($) Total annual burden hours & total annual cost ($) Cost per respondent ($) (1) (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) (5) ÷ (1) = (6) 6 ............................................ 2 12 15 hours; $1,200 ................... 180 hours; $14,400 .............. $2,400 2 The Commission staff estimates that industry is similarly situated in terms of hourly cost (for wages plus benefits). Based on the Commission’s FY (Fiscal Year) 2019 average cost (for wages plus benefits), $80.00/hour is used. 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. Dated: August 27, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–18922 Filed 8–30–19; 8:45 am] khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 1 Burden is defined as the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:24 Aug 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2019–0316; FRL–9997–91– OAR] Notice of Public Meeting and Proposed List of Potential Peer Reviewers; Potential Approaches for Characterizing the Estimated Benefits of Reducing PM2.5 at Low Concentrations Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is requesting comment on the proposed list of candidate peer reviewers for the independent, contractor-managed, external peer review of the draft document titled ‘‘Potential Approaches for Characterizing the Estimated Benefits of Reducing PM2.5 at Low Concentrations.’’ This notice provides the names and professional affiliations of the proposed peer reviewers. The public is requested to provide relevant information or documentation on the candidates who are being evaluated by the external peer review contractor, ICF. ICF will consider the public comments on the SUMMARY: generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a federal agency. See 5 CFR PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposed list of peer reviewers and will select the final peer reviewers who, collectively, best provide expertise spanning the multiple subject matter areas covered by the draft document and, to the extent feasible, best provide a balance of perspectives according to EPA peer review guidance. This notice also provides the public peer review meeting date as well as EPA’s website that will provide details about the meeting location and how to register to attend the meeting either in person or remotely. Comments: The comment period on the proposed peer reviewers begins on September 3, 2019 and ends on September 24, 2019. Meeting: A one-day panel meeting will be held on October 21, 2019, from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Please refer to the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for additional information on the panel meeting. DATES: Submit your comments, identified by docket ID number EPA– HQ–OAR–2019–0316, by any of the following methods: ADDRESSES: 1320 for additional information on the definition of information collection burden. E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 170 (Tuesday, September 3, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46005-46006]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-18922]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. IC19-33-000]


Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-539) 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-539 (Gas Pipeline Certificates: Import & 
Export Related Applications).

DATES: Comments on the collections of information are due November 4, 
2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC19-33-
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

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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-539 (Gas Pipeline Certificates: Import & Export Related 
Applications).
    OMB Control No.: 1902-0062.
    Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC-539 with no 
changes to the current reporting requirements.
    Abstract: Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) (15 U.S.C. 717-
717w) provides, in part, that `` . . . no person shall export any 
natural gas from the United States to a foreign country or import any 
natural gas from a foreign country without first having secured and 
order from the Commission authorizing it to do so.'' The 1992 
amendments to Section 3 of the NGA concern importation or exportation 
from/to a nation which has a free trade agreement with the United 
States, and requires that such importation or exportation: (1) Shall be 
deemed to be a ``first sale'', i.e., not a sale for a resale, and (2) 
Shall be deemed to be consistent with the public interest, and 
applications for such importation or exportation shall be granted 
without modification or delay.
    With the ratification of the North American Free Trade Agreement 
and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement, the Federal regulatory focus on 
construction, operation, and siting of import and export facilities 
increased significantly.
    Estimate of Annual Burden.\1\ The Commission estimates the annual 
public reporting burden for the information collection as:
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    \1\ 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.

                                        FERC-539, Gas Pipeline Certificates: Import & Export Related Applications
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                                              Number of                         Average burden hours &
          Number of respondents             responses per   Total number of      average cost \2\ per       Total annual burden hours &      Cost per
                                              respondent       responses             response ($)              total annual cost ($)      respondent ($)
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(1)                                                   (2)   (1) * (2) = (3)  (4).........................  (3) * (4) = (5).............  (5) / (1) = (6)
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6........................................               2               12   15 hours; $1,200............  180 hours; $14,400..........          $2,400
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\2\ The Commission staff estimates that industry is similarly situated in terms of hourly cost (for wages plus benefits). Based on the Commission's FY
  (Fiscal Year) 2019 average cost (for wages plus benefits), $80.00/hour is used.

    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.

    Dated: August 27, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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